Saturday, March 25, 2017
Mastercard has commited to empowering over 150,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Kenya within 2017 by giving them access to Masterpass QR. The mobile driven, Person-to-Merchant payment solution was introduced through various financial institutions and other partners...
Sciences Po Executive Education, in partnership with the French Development Agency, the University of Cape Town, the Higher Institute of Management in Dakar and the AfricaFrance Foundation, has announced the start of the second LeAD (Leaders for Africa’s Development)...
The market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems’ enterprise fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls. Every...
The planned roll out of Kenya’s new education system in May 2017 will herald a new era of highly skilled and youthful workforce that is suitably equipped to support their own survival and prosperity as well as anchor a...
To mark the Aviation Africa 2017, Jumia Trave has announced the launch of flight services for both local and international travelers across the world. The announcement came as top aviation sector stakeholders and decision makers from different frontiers assembled...
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has won Central Banking’s Website of the Year Award following the recent redesign of its website. The annual award recognizes a central bank’s website that encompasses true accessibility to information and data for a...
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted approval for the listing of the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Kenya, to be issued by NewGold Issuer (RF) Limited which is incorporated in South Africa and will issue and list...
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announced the acquisition of 100% of Giro Commercial Bank Ltd by I&M Bank Ltd effective February 13. I&M is a wholly owned banking subsidiary of I&M Holdings Ltd (IMHL), a non-operating holding...
Three East African countries can now jointly market their tourism products on line with the launch of the first joint East African destination portal. Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) chief executive officer Dr Betty Radier joined other top tourism officials from...

Kenya Power has taken a leap towards electricity distribution business growing tremendously in the period between 2013 and 2016, from an installed capacity of about 1,700 MW to 2,341MW. At the same time, the peak demand stands at 1,620...