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Monday, September 23, 2019
Climate Change

Nations must act again to avert the deadly effects of climate Change

In August 1987, delegates from thirty nations converged in Montreal, Canada. One by one, they arrived at the Headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss and perhaps iron out a deal that would see the urgent revitalization of one of planet earth’s most vital atmospheric layers, the Ozone layer. This layer, which in layman’s...
CEOs

Why African CEOs are playing it safe

Chief executives of some eighty-three African conglomerates remain a worried lot. This is according to the latest revelations by Audit Firm PWC, contained in the newly released 2019 African Business Agenda Report. Frustrations arising from uncertainty brought about by political, social and economic threats are primarily to blame. Read also: Nations must act again to avert the...
Shupavu 291

Safaricom backed ‘Shupavu 291’ is revolutionizing education in Kenya, one click at a time

In the outskirts of Nairobi, Livingstone Mwalish is engrossed in his mobile phone scrolling up and down. His small home in the informal settlements of Kawangware Nairobi made from corrugated metal is a common sight in the area. But unlike his agemates who spend much of their time in betting kiosks, the form two student at Urban Senior School has a different use for...

INSIGHTS

MARKETS

UAP Old Mutual merger starts bearing fruit

UAP old Mutual has reduced its exposures by Sh1 billion by cutting off 100 high-risk accounts according to Group CEO Peter Mwangi. This helped the...

Merger spurs chase for NIC bank stocks despite revenue decline

NIC bank (NIC: Sh31.60) gained 8.6 percent on the counter despite posting a 9.2 percent decline in net profits of Sh931 million by March...

BUSINESS AND MONEY

Damning statistics indicate that in Kenya, a majority of small businesses don’t get to celebrate their second birthdays. While a good number of those that do, are usually packing up by their fifth year.
Kenyans have nothing to worry about digital lenders regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK)

JOBS

Why we need to look at youth empowerment

An appeal for medical aid, addressing disasters and raising money for some social function has leapfrogged from the Harambee days to the palms of...

James Mwangi steps back from Equity Bank top job, will now...

Equity Bank has named Polycarp Igathe as the new Managing Director of the Kenyan business in a shock move that will see James Mwangi...

Code for Africa is looking for a Communications Program Assistant

Code for Africa is looking for a Community and Communications Program Assistant who will serve in a support role for our Knowledge and Engagement programs. You...

Bamburi tests Sh4 billion plant ahead of launch

Bamburi Cement says the contractor is about to complete new Sh4 billion plant that will help it on board two new cement products. Company’s CEO...

OTHER NEWS

Kenya Red Cross is looking for a regional monitoring and evaluation...

Kenya Red Cross is looking for a regional monitoring and evaluation officer. Reporting to the Regional Programme Coordinator, the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will...

Does kenya need to buy maize from Tanzania, Mexico; who is...

The fears that Kenyan maize farmers had been having were confirmed on Thursday, a high ranking official from the Tanzanian government confirmed its intention...

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