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Rugby Kenya Cup: Strathmore, Nakuru tussle for final Kenya Cup playoff slot

Three points separate sixth-placed Strathmore Leos (25 points) from seventh-placed Top Fry Nakuru (22 points) as the quest for the last Kenya Cup playoff slot goes down to the wire with the last round of action in the competition’s league phase on Saturday 3 March 2018. The two sides face intriguing fixtures. …

Kenya Pipeline eyes regional growth following completion of oil jetty

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is set regain its share of the East African petroleum market following completion of the Kisumu Oil jetty. The Kisumu oil jetty is expected to deliver petroleum products to neighboring Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Eastern DRC and parts of Tanzania.       Speaking during the technical …

Unga grows profits nearly four times to Sh511million

Unga Group has grown its profits nearly four times to Sh511 million in the first half of the year, giving a glimpse to the numbers that have attracted an international buyer. The firm says its profit for the six months to December 2017 stood at Sh511 million, up from the …

Toyota Kenya starts center to train mechanics

Toyota Kenya Foundation introduced Toyota Service Technicians for the 21st Century (TST21) to provide technical skills to the Technicians in the automotive sector. Under this partnership The Toyota Kenya Foundation will seek to up-skill technicians through its technical course dubbed Toyota service technicians for the 21st century (TST21) an initiative …

10,000 to Benefit from KCB Foundation Vocational Training Scholarships

The KCB Foundation has launched recruitment of beneficiaries for 2jiajiri programme. 2Jiajiri is a flagship programme of the KCB Foundation that seeks to create jobs and wealth through targeted skills development in the informal sector. This year, the Foundation and various partners seek to recruit 10,000 beneficiaries in agribusiness, automotive …

Carrefour to open its fifth store at Sarit Centre

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today announced plans to open its fifth Carrefour hypermarket in Kenya. The new hypermarket will be located on the ground floor of one of Kenya’s most strategic malls, Sarit Centre in …

In Pictures: A probox burnt this time in Kitui over charcoal trade

Just a day after protests in Limuru saw hundreds of motorists stranded for eight hours, a group of protestors burnt down another vehicle in Kitui. The probox was loaded with charcoal. Kitui residents started burning trucks recently to stop charcoal trade.     

Shoprite unfazed after losing Junction mall

After losing out in the race to clinch Junction mall, Shoprite has insisted it still plans to enter the Kenyan market. The South Africa grocer was beaten to the premier shopping space by French retailer, Carrefour, run by franchise holder Majid Al Futtaim Holding which replaced Nakumatt at the location. …

South Africa’s City lodge rough entry into Kenya

From low occupancy, election tension and rogue bank holding its money City Lodge Hotel has opened doors to a rough start in Kenya The South African hotel chain City Lodge which opened its doors to guests in December at Two Rivers on Limuru Road has Sh407 million locked in Chase …

CBK veils intervention on shilling after IMF loan withdrawal

The Central Bank of Kenya has delayed the release of weekly data on dollar reserve over the week that the International Monetary Fund revealed it had withdrawn access to dollar loan. IMF withdrew Kenya’s access to a $1.5 billion standby loan in June last year yet CBK had lied that …