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Friday, August 17, 2018
Twaweza Live meru

Fortunes change for a Meru Digi-farmer

Scattered-rainfall patterns caused by the rain shadow of Mt Kenya had led one Geoffery Kimathi, now a mixed farmer in Meru County to plant...
Nairobi

Innovations that have thrust Nairobi into a Silicon Savannah

Habit has it that when you wake up each morning, the first thing you will look at is your mobile phone, probably plugged into...
GSMA Certification

GSMA certification, what this means for Kenya

It is the thirteenth day of October 2009. Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, who was the then Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) boss, has been invited to...

MARKETS

Real People gets bond deadline extended

Investors have given SME lender Real People five extra months to settle a defaulted loan opting not to turn their debt to shareholding. Read also: Real...

Inflation rises just before new taxes kick in

The cost of basic items may hit a 5 percent increase this month following new tax adjustments that kick in on August 1. Read also:  ...

INSIGHTS

BUSINESS AND MONEY

TPS East Africa owners of the Serena Hotels will open the refurbished wing of its Nairobi outlet this month hoping to capitalize on improving tourism numbers in the second half of the year. Read Also: Lenders bank on rate cap...
Lenders have become more efficient in managing cost and enforcing bad loans which has seen the Kenyan banking industry reap big in the first six months. Read also:  Stanbic Bank posts impressive profits strong cash flows Shelter Afrique to stop...

JOBS

Housing Finance to cut jobs and merge roles to manage costs

About 36 employees are set to exit Housing Finance this year after the firm lost 76 more in 2017 as the lender seeks to...