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Government, farmers losing billions of shillings to smuggling cartels

The Government and farmers are losing billions of shillings, following increased illegal exports of key crops by cartels. The smuggling out of huge consignments of coffee, sisal, maize, sugar and macadamia nuts deny local growers an opportunity to enjoy their hard earned money.

Coop bank bets on close links with Saccos to unveil cashless system

Cooperative Bank has unveiled a new cashless payment card for commuters in compliance with the National Transp...

Lake Turkana Wind project receives first disbursement of funds

Following the financial close of Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) on December 11, the project has received the f...

Kestrel Capital gets licence to operate as investment bank

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted a licence to Kestrel Capital (East Africa) Ltd to operate as a...

Safaricom in M-Pesa fuel rewards scheme

Safaricom has announced an instant rewards system to incentivise customers who pay for fuel using Lipa Na M-PE...

Procter and Gamble to provide two billion litres of water

Procter and Gamble (P&G) will continue to save one life every hour in the developing world by delivering more ...

Why ERC should stop taking Kenyans for a ride

Kenya needs to regularly audit its various regulatory commissions to ensure they do not, proverbially, run wit...

Christmas comes early for Airtel subscribers

Airtel Kenya has rewarded 48 lucky customers with some Sh1,100,000 in the first draw of the 90 days “Che...

Hoteliers bank on locals as foreigners shy away

Domestic tourism could help sustain hotel occupancies in beach resorts at the Coastal region as international ...

Kenya sees coffee output rising 22pc in next two crop years

Kenya’s coffee output will rise 22 per cent to about 60,000 tonnes in the next two crop years, thanks to new varieties and increasing area under...

Rwanda enjoys fast economic growth

Rwandan President Paul Kagame said Thursday that the small East African nation has emerged among the fastest growing economies in the world in a short...

Mixed fortunes for SGR’s new millionaires

It is a scenario reminiscent of the classic short story, The Winner, by Barbara Kimenye, where a poor old man almost goes crazy after winning the lott...

Signs you’re officially middle class

The fact that Ann* and her fiancé had modest jobs did not stop them holding a colourful wedding. The two had resolved nothing would stand in the way ...

Performance management key to making devolution a success

As the journey of devolution unfolds, one of the biggest challenges faced by counties is developing the capacity to deliver services and track impleme...

Shilling weakens after attacks, shares stable

The shilling weakened after weekend attacks along the country's Indian Ocean coastline threatened the already ailing tourism sector, a key source of h...

Canada funds 23 bold new ideas for global health

Ultra high-speed gaming laptops and a sensor that lets computer gamers battle foes in the virtual world proved early stepping stones on the path to a ...

Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a "disl...

Eyesight Onecue lets you command a wide range of home appliances,by making hand gestures and arm movements.

Onecue is an electronic eye designed to let you command a wide range of home appliances - from Tvs to Wi-Fi linked lights - solely by making hand gest...

Christine Njoki Maina, mother of two tells us more about her Sh70,000 two in one Samsung washing machine

Christine Njoki Maina, mother of two tells us more about her Sh70,000 two in one Samsung washing machine....

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