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0310 BUSINESS WRAP

ACCESSKENYA GROUP HAS SIGNED A ONE YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH COMPUTERS FOR SCHOOLS KENYA (CFSK) AND THE INABLE KENYA ORGANIZATION, THAT WILL ENABLE THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED TO HAVE ACESS TO THE INTERNET AND INCREASE TECHNOLOGY UPTAKE AMONG VISUALL...

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0303 IVORY BURNING

ACCORDING TO VISION 2030, TOURISM IS A KEY SECTOR, EXPECTED TO DRIVE AND SUSTAIN DOUBLE-DIGIT ECONOMIC GROWTH. HOWEVER, IN THE LAST THREE YEARS, POACHING AND ILLICIT WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING HAVE BECOME GROWING CHALLENGES FOR KENYA. THESE VILE ...

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20150227 MARITIME 9PM

KENYA IS MAKING SIGNIFICANT STRIDES TOWARDS REALIZATION OF VISION 2030 WITH NUMEROUS INFRUSTRUCTURAL PROJECTS CURRENTLY TAKING PLACE. ACCORDING TO THE KENYA MARITIME AUTHORITY (KMA,) NEW AND FUTURE ACTIVITIES IN THE MARITIME SECTOR ARE LIKE...

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20150227 STRAWBERRY FARMING

MOST OF US WALK INTO A SUPERMARKET AND ASK FOR STRAWBERRY THIS OR STRAWBERRY THAT, FROM THE JAMS, YOGHURT, JUICES, COOKIES TO EVEN LOTIONS, PERFUME, LIP BUMS FOR LADIES THAT ARE ATTRACTING VOLUMES OF SALES IN THE STALLS JUST BECAUSE OF THE ...

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20150226 AIRTALE

BHARTI AIRTEL HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT HAS INVESTED KSH. 2.5 BILLION TO UPGRADE ITS NETWORK TO ENHANCE INDOOR COVERAGE AND 3G QUALITY IN KENYA. THE UPGRADE OF ALL SITES IN MOMBASA AND KITALE TOWNSHIPS HAS BEEN COMPLETED, WITH NAIROBI’S ALREADY...

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20150225 FAKE GAS OVERLAY

OVER TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY CYLINDERS OF COUNTERFEIT GAS WERE FOUND IN RUIRU BEHIND CLAY WORKS FACTORY. THE OWNER OF THE FACILITY, PATRICK KAMAU IS SAID TO HAVE COUNTERFEITED THE SEALS OF THE CYLINDERS. LILIAN_BUSINESS. This and much more on...

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20150224 TRAFFIC CONGESTION

WHEN THE NAIROBI-THIKA SUPERHIGHWAY WAS OFFICIALLY COMMISSIONED BY FORMER PRESIDENT MWAI KIBAKI ON 9TH NOVEMBER 2012, KENYANS EXPECTED TO FINALLY HAVE FREE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE AND GOODS THUS BOOSTING THE ECONOMY. APPROXIMATELY TWO YEARS AND ...

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20150223 UNRELIABLE CCTV CAMERAS

A REPORT TABLED IN THE COUNTY ASSEMBLY BY MEMBERS OF THE TRANSPORT COMMITTEE SHOWS THAT CCTV CAMERAS INSTALLED IN NAIROBI’S CITY CENTRE ARE UNRELIABLE DUE TO THEIR POOR QUALITY.THE REPORT ALSO INDICATES THAT SOME CAMERAS ARE NOT CONNECTED T...

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20150220 EAC INTEGRATION

TRADE IN THE EAST AFRICAN REGION HAS IMPROVED SINCE THE REMOVAL OF TARIFF BARRIERS ACROSS THE REGION. THIS WAS AMONG THE KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 16TH ORDINARY SUMMIT OF EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY WHICH CAME TO A CLOSE TODAY. THE SUMMIT BEGAN WITH...

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20150219 WE NEED MORE TIME TO MIGRATE

OWNERS OF THE THREE MEDIA HOUSES HAVE ASKED THE GOVERNMENT TO CONSIDER ADDING THEM MORE TIME TO PPREPARE FOR THE DIGITAL MIGRATION. THE THREE OWNERS WHO PRESENTED THEIR CASE BEFORE THE SENATE STANDING COMMITTEE ON LEGAL AFFAIRS AND HUMAN RI...

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20150219 FARE REDUCTIONS

MATATU USERS WILL NOW ENJOY THE PRIVILEDGE OF REDUCED FARES IN DIFFERENT ROUTES. SPEAKING DURING A PRESS CONFERENCE HELD ON THURSDAY, THE CHAIRMAN OF MATATU OWNERS ASOCIATION, SIMON KIMUTAI SAID THAT DUE TO THE REDUCED FUEL PRICES, THE MATA...

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20150219 OLKARIA

KENYA IS NOW THE SEVENTH HIGHEST PRODUCER OF GEOTHERMAL POWER IN AFRICA FOLLOWING THE UNVEILING THE LARGEST GEOTHERMAL PLANT IN THE WORLD, WHICH ADDED AN EXTRA 280 MEGAWATTS IN THE NATIONAL GRID. THE GOVERNMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WOULD F...

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20150217 ABM INVESTMENT

AFTER BEING IN THE BUSINESS FOR THE PAST 50 YEARS ,ASSOCIATED BATTERY MANUFACTURERS (ABM) MAKERS OF THE CHLORIDE EXIDE BATTERY, HAS TODAY LAUNCHED A MAINTAINANCE FREE (MF) BATTERRY PLANT, BRANDED CHLORIDE EXIDE POWERLAST BY THE USE OF LEAD ...

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20150216 GEOTHERMAL BEATS IN POWER PRODUCTION

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA WILL ON THURSDAY UNVEIL THE OLKARIA UNITS FOUR AND FIVE THAT MARKS THE COMPLETION OF THE 280MEGAWATTS PROJECT FOLLOWING THE ADDITION TO THE NATIONAL GRID OF 280 MEGAWATTS GEOTHERMAL POWER. THE COST OF FUEL COMPONENT...

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20150212 AFRCAN COFFEE

COFFEE IS THE SECOND HIGHLY TRADED COMMODITY IN THE WORLD. INDUSTRY PLAYERS ARE NOW CALLING ON FULL INVOLVEMENT TO ENSURE AFRICA HAS A BIGGER SAY IN COFFEE PRODUCTION. DESPITE THE CHALLENGES FACING THE INDUSTRY INCLUDING LOW COFFEE PRICES, ...

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20150211 REVENUE CONSESUS

REVENUE ALLOCATION TO COUNTY GOVERNMENTS HAS BEEN INCREASED TO 258 BILLION SHILLINGS IN THE CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR 2014-2015 UP FROM 226 BILLION SHILLINGS. THE ALLOCATIONS WERE AGREED UPON TODAY DURING AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL BUDGET AND ECONOM...

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20150211 KBA HOUSING INDEX

RECENT INCREASE IN ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES AND THE RISING INCOME LEVELS HAVE STIMULATED THE PROPERTY MARKET, AND DEVELOPERS IN MAJOR URBAN CENTERS IN THE COUNTRY ARE INVESTING IN RESIDENTIAL AND MIXED USE PROJECTS. THIS HAS PROMPTED THE BANKING...

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20150210 INDIA BILATERAL TRADE

OVER THE YEARS, BILATERAL TRADE RELATIONS BETWEEN KENYA AND INDIA HAVE CONTINUED TO INCREASE, WITH A 57% GROWTH IN 2010-2011 REACHING 2.4 BILLION US DOLLARS. BILATERAL TRADE REACHED 4 BILLION US DOLLARS IN 2013-2014, WHILE IN THE SAME YEAR,...

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20150209 CASHLESS FARE SYSTEM

THE RUSH FOR ELECTRONIC CARDS THAT WILL BE USED IN PAYING FOR COMMUTER FARE IN BUSES AND MATATUS IS ON AS THE TUESDAY DEADLINE FAST APPROACHES. COMMUTERS IN NAIROBI TODAY MADE SNAKING QUEUES TO GET HOLD OF THE CARDS WHOSE USE IS EXPECTED TO...

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20150206 MINING NGE

THE DEPUTY PRESIDENT, WILLIAM RUTO HAS SAID. THE DP ALSO REVEALED THAT A NEW MINING FRAME WORK HAS BEEN SET UP BY THE MINING BILL. VERONICAH-BUSINESSGBS KENYA Twitter https://twitter.com/gbskenya