Second mega jackpot winner walks away with Sh230million from Sportpesa

There is a new millionaire in town. Mr Gordon Ogada won the Sh 230,742,881 betting jackpot, Kenya’s biggest. Mr Ogada won the bet after correctly predicting the results of 17 matches. His victory came on Tuesday after the 11th game in the jackpot, Troyes vs Dijon, was postponed. The delay …

What Miguna had to say after landing in Canada, deported

First, let me confirm that, yes, the illegitimate, despotic regime of Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto forcefully placed me on a late night KLM flight from Nairobi to Amsterdam in flagrant violation of my constitutional rights, five valid court orders and common decency. My purported “deportation” to Canada followed a …

Execution Point Limited sets to reap big from online currency license

The sole trader allowed to operate accounts which Kenyans can use to bet one currency against the other is set to reap a major windfall. Currently, the currency market is witnessing massive volatility, with the dollar losing ground against most currencies including the shilling. It is estimated that the Kenyan …

OLX: Reality of an online market that is too small for too many players

The underbelly of e-commerce platform has hit OLX operations in Africa which is forced to fire workers and close offices in Kenya and Nigeria to stay afloat. A notice of termination to staff has been issued with exits expected to begin in March, followed by for the management team in …

Top ten killer diseases in Kenya

There are many diseases that will kill you in Kenya. But here is the list of the top 10 killers in Kenya according to the CDC. HIV/AIDS – 15 per cent Lower Respiratory Infections –  12 per cent Diarrheal Diseases –  6 per cent Protein-Energy Malnutrition –  4 per cent …

Market turnover surges to Sh1.9billion during Tuesday trading

Daily market report: February 6, 2018 Equities Equities were boosted by the sale of Safaricom shares during Tuesday trading. The turnover surged Sh1.9billion from the previous session’s Sh744 million. The number of shares traded stood at 68million against 30.8million posted on Monday. Indices The NSE 20 share Index was up …

KCB wins four awards at Industry Sustainability Awards

KCB Group took four awards during the Sustainable Finance Catalyst Awards 2017 this morning, highlighting the Bank’s leadership role in driving the sustainability agenda in the East African region. The Bank emerged the Best Bank for Best Practice in Sustainable Finance (Tier 1 Banks) and was Second Overall Winner in …