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Blue Band Schools Program Culminates In Kisumu

Blue Band Schools Program Culminates In Kisumu

Blue Band manufacturer, Upfield yesterday marked the end of their schools’ program at Magadi Primary School, Kisumu County. The campaign dubbed, ‘The Good Breakfast Campaign’…

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What you must do to succeed in business and life today

What you must do to succeed in business and life today

Chris Kirubi Business Advice: Kenyan billionaire industrialist Chris Kirubi has set himself apart as one of the most sharp deal-makers in kenya’s corporate scene. And…

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Safaricom’s Digifarm to outgrow M-Pesa in next five years

Safaricom’s Digifarm to outgrow M-Pesa in next five years

Digifarm Kenya: Safaricom has today announced that mobile agriculture platform DigiFarm is projected to outgrow M-PESA in the next five years. Launched in 2017 in…

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Top 10 degrees (and jobs) that will always be in demand in Kenya

Top 10 degrees (and jobs) that will always be in demand in Kenya

Most Demanded Courses in Kenya: The workforce is an animal constantly on the move and having a degree is a great asset. It changes as…

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TSC to demote thousands of teachers

TSC to demote thousands of teachers

Teacher Demotions: The Teachers Service Commission is set to demote thousands of teachers. According to a report that appeared in the Daily Nation, teachers who…

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Safaricom’s Blaze launches free e-learning platform

Safaricom’s Blaze launches free e-learning platform

Free e-learning in Kenya: BLAZE by Safaricom has today launched a new platform dubbed BLAZE LINK, an aggregator of e-learning resources built to enable young…

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See phone specs and features

See phone specs and features

Nokia 2.2 in Kenya HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced the new Nokia 2.2, delivering sophisticated AI powered low light imaging…

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Naivas suspends sale of red meat at its supermarkets

Naivas suspends sale of red meat at its supermarkets

Red Meat Diseases: The Star: Naivas has suspended the sale of red meat across all its stores countrywide pending the results of independent testing of…

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How you can make a million from an acre of watermelons

How you can make a million from an acre of watermelons

Watermelon Farming Techniques: Victor Bor started out as a wedding planner, a job that gave him access to society’s most glamorous ceremonies. But as more…

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Pumpkin farming in Kenya: Making money from pumpkins

Pumpkin farming in Kenya: Making money from pumpkins

Pumpkin farming in Kenya: BY ALEX WACHIRA: Pumpkins are served in most meals as a compliment serving the same purposes as potatoes. They are used…

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Esther Arunga sentenced to 10 months on parole over son’s murder

Esther Arunga sentenced to 10 months on parole over son’s murder

Esther Arunga Sentence: Former Kenyan TV Anchor Esther Arunga has been sentenced to 10 months on parole over her son’s murder by an Australian court.…

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What I’ve learned from one year of chicken farming in Kenya

What I’ve learned from one year of chicken farming in Kenya

Kuku Kienyeji Farming: BY DR. SUBIRI OBWOGO: My poultry adventure began as a hobby about six years ago. I started with 30 hens and three…

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Nielsen Sets the Scene for Beating the Odds in Kenya’s Consumer & Retail Landscape

Nielsen Sets the Scene for Beating the Odds in Kenya’s Consumer & Retail Landscape

The Kenyan consumer and retail landscape is set for a multitude of shifts. While the country has favourable future prospects and stable consumer confidence, the…

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Engineering Insurance To Grow With Kenya’s Infrastructure Projects Says Kenidia

Engineering Insurance To Grow With Kenya’s Infrastructure Projects Says Kenidia

Growth is expected to be seen in the engineering insurance as Kenya embarks on completing its construction and infrastructure projects under the Agenda 4, says…

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Sugar Industry Faces Exacerbated Decline And Extinction On Proposed Regulations

Sugar Industry Faces Exacerbated Decline And Extinction On Proposed Regulations

Kenya’s sugar industry has many natural advantages, almost all of which have beenundermined by policy and public mismanagement that has seen its productivity slump. As…

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BLAZE by Safaricom Launches a Free E-Learning Platform

BLAZE by Safaricom Launches a Free E-Learning Platform

BLAZE by Safaricom has today launched a new platform dubbed BLAZE LINK, an aggregator of e-learning resources built to enable young people upgrade their skills…

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HMD Launches Nokia 2.2 in Kenya

HMD Launches Nokia 2.2 in Kenya

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced the new Nokia 2.2, delivering sophisticated AI powered low light imaging and Google Assistant at the press…

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Reducing The Cost Of Food For Urban Dwellers

Reducing The Cost Of Food For Urban Dwellers

The subject of food is very close to the hearts of Kenyans especially those in the low incomesegment. Recent research has shown that we spend…

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Nairobians to start paying billions in pets, garbage, fire taxes

Nairobians to start paying billions in pets, garbage, fire taxes

Nairobi County Taxes: Households in Nairobi are set to dig deeper into their pockets to pay taxes to the Nairobi County Government. Reports say that…

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See all East Africa’s Got Talent judges

See all East Africa’s Got Talent judges

East Africa’s Got Talent Judges:Judges of the inaugural East Africa Got Talent show were announced today at the Coca-Cola Office in Nairobi. The diverse line-up…

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Best estates in Nairobi with low traffic jams (Updated)

Best estates in Nairobi with low traffic jams (Updated)

Best estates in Nairobi: Thika super highway didn’t live up to its expectation of ending the perennial traffic Jam on the road to Thika. After…

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Glovo partners with Naivas, Java House in expansion push

Glovo partners with Naivas, Java House in expansion push

Glovo partners: Global delivery firm Glovo has announced a new wave of strategic partnerships with local and international brands, a move aimed at expanding their…

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Safaricom to expand Masoko beyond Kenya By 2020

Safaricom to expand Masoko beyond Kenya By 2020

Safaricom Masoko: Safaricom has announced plans to expand its e-commerce proposition Masoko to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa by year 2020. This is on the…

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Homeowners in shock as Sh. 2bn Sunset Boulevard estate to be auctioned

Homeowners in shock as Sh. 2bn Sunset Boulevard estate to be auctioned

Over 200 home owners at the posh Sunset Boulevard estate in Athi River risk losing their homes. This follows a decision by the I&M Bank…

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Safaricom Eyea Masoko Expansion Beyond Kenya By 2020, Opens Up Innovations Platforms For Fintechs

Safaricom Eyea Masoko Expansion Beyond Kenya By 2020, Opens Up Innovations Platforms For Fintechs

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has announced plans to expand its e-commerce proposition Masoko to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa by year 2020. This is on the backdrop of…

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OPPO Reno set to hit Kenyan market this July

OPPO Reno set to hit Kenyan market this July

Today OPPO will officially announce its new product – OPPO Reno 10x Zoom by 23rd July in Kenya. With this new “Reno” series, OPPO aim…

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See shocking amount of money SportPesa makes

See shocking amount of money SportPesa makes

SportPesa News: How much money does leading betting firm Sportpesa make? This is a question that most people in kenya and abroad wonder about. Well,…

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Ex KTN presenter Esther Arunga faces jail over son’s death

Ex KTN presenter Esther Arunga faces jail over son’s death

Esther Arunga Story: Former KTN news anchor Esther Arunga is set to be sentenced on Thursday over her son’s death. The once highly rated news…

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East Africa Got Talent Judges Announced

East Africa Got Talent Judges Announced

Judges of the inaugural East Africa Got Talent show were announced today at the Coca-Cola Office in Nairobi. The diverse line-up of judges comprise of…

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Safaricom Afro-Asia Fintech Festival Held At Kenya School Of Monetary Studies

Safaricom Afro-Asia Fintech Festival Held At Kenya School Of Monetary Studies

The two-day festival will provide a platform for connection, collaborations and exchange of ideas between Africa and Asia in the area of financial technology and…

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Highest paid board of directors in Kenya

Highest paid board of directors in Kenya

Highest paid board of directors: On Monday, the Business Daily came up with a report that detailed who among board of director heads in the…

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How Dennis Itumbi cost Jacque Maribe her job at Citizen Tv

How Dennis Itumbi cost Jacque Maribe her job at Citizen Tv

Jacque Maribe and Dennis Itumbi: Citizen Tv journalist Jacque Maribe may have lost her job at Royal Media Services station because of Dennis Itumbi. This…

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Shock as TSC now says no to pay raise for 160,000 teachers

Shock as TSC now says no to pay raise for 160,000 teachers

Teachers July Salaries: A shocking turn of events has followed the court ruling on Friday in which the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) won…

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What ruling means for teachers promotion and transfers

What ruling means for teachers promotion and transfers

TSC KNUT Court Ruling: Teachers on Friday scored a huge victory after the Labour court set aside new career progression rules to guide their promotions,…

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How she met, fell in love with Kamotho Waiganjo

How she met, fell in love with Kamotho Waiganjo

Anne Waiguru’s Wedding: Governor Ann Waiguru and lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo kicked off their wedding plans after their traditional engagement which was held on February 16…

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National science, technology exhibition set for August

National science, technology exhibition set for August

Science and Technology Exhibition: Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) in partnership with the Ministry of Education, The Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE by Safaricom has today…

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SDG’s innovation challenge winners unveiled

SDG’s innovation challenge winners unveiled

SDG’s Innovation Challenge: Three students from Kenyatta University (KU) and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) universities are the winners of this year’s…

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Co-op Bank Supports Metropolitan National SACCO 

Co-op Bank Supports Metropolitan National SACCO 

Co-op Bank has deepened its strategic partnership with the giant Metropolitan National Sacco (formerly Kiambu Teachers Sacco) to streamline and enhance service delivery to the…

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Kisii County Hosts The Year’s Second Blaze Be Your Own Boss Summit

Kisii County Hosts The Year’s Second Blaze Be Your Own Boss Summit

BLAZE by Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has today hosted the second Be Your Own Summit of 2019 at Kisii National Polytechnic, Kisii County. Coming two weeks…

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How organic farming in Kenya is boosting farmers’ profits

How organic farming in Kenya is boosting farmers’ profits

Organic Farming Kenya: Organic farming is being fronted as the solution to emerging lifestyle diseases and environment conservation. As a result, most of farmers are…

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Dad’s cancer diagnosis inspired me to start a business

Dad’s cancer diagnosis inspired me to start a business

Michelle Ntalami’s Life: Michelle Nkatha Ntalami’ business is called Marini Naturals. She started it on November 19, 2015. This was not just any other ordinary…

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All about ‘controversial’ business lady Michelle Ntalami

All about ‘controversial’ business lady Michelle Ntalami

Business lady Michelle Ntalami was allegedly this week embroiled in a relationship drama that also featured British Broadcasting Corporation‘s Makena Njeri. The business lady is…

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#MYLITTLEBIGTHING Innovation Challenge Announce Winners

#MYLITTLEBIGTHING Innovation Challenge Announce Winners

Three students from Kenyatta University (KU) and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) universities are the winners of this year’s #MyLittleBigThing SDG’s Innovation…

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Millions of Kenyans given 48 hours to withdraw betting cash

Millions of Kenyans given 48 hours to withdraw betting cash

Betting in Kenya: Millions of sports’ gamblers in Kenya have been given 48 hours to withdraw their money from the accounts of betting firms. This…

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KCB Bank Feted Best Bank in the Region

KCB Bank Feted Best Bank in the Region

KCB Bank has been named the Best Bank in the Country and the Region’s Best Bank for SMEs during the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019.…

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Cost of Unga to hit Sh. 150 across Kenya next month

Cost of Unga to hit Sh. 150 across Kenya next month

Cost of Unga: Consumers of maize flour in Kenya should brace themselves for tough times ahead. This is because the cost of the 2kg packet…

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See the top local airlines and their contacts

See the top local airlines and their contacts

Best airlines in Kenya: Gone are the days when tourism was a foreign affair. Today, local tourists have increased and this has encouraged investors to…

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Best travel agencies in Kenya and their full contacts

Best travel agencies in Kenya and their full contacts

Best travel agencies in Kenya: When traveling to a new destination, have a travel agent or a travel agency is very vital. Kenya boost many…

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Highest mountains in Kenya: See photos and heights

Highest mountains in Kenya: See photos and heights

Highest mountains in Kenya: When you mention Kenya to a foreign national, 5 things come to their mind instantaneously; Athletics, Ethnicity, Corruption, tourism and the…

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How SYSPRO has been a boon for local, regional businesses

How SYSPRO has been a boon for local, regional businesses

For 41 years now, leading software development company, SYSPRO has been providing integrated business SYSPRO ERP software including accounting, manufacturing and distribution operations across a…

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Young Scientists Kenya Unveils 2nd Edition of the National Science and Technology Exhibition

Young Scientists Kenya Unveils 2nd Edition of the National Science and Technology Exhibition

Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) in partnership with the Ministry of Education, The Embassy of Ireland and BLAZE by Safaricom has today announced that the National…

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Engineering Company Strengthens Customer Service With New Offices

Engineering Company Strengthens Customer Service With New Offices

Engineering Company Cummins has strengthen customer service by moving in to a new and larger office space at the Car and General premises on Lusaka…

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All registered rehabs, their locations and contacts

All registered rehabs, their locations and contacts

Rehab Centres in Kenya ​​ Name ​​ Location ​​ Contacts ​​ ​​ Retreat Rehab Centre ​​ Redhill, Limuru, Ololua, and Ngong ​​ +254715 003 150,…

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Inaugural Afro-Asia fintech festival gets Sh. 5 million boost from Safaricom

Inaugural Afro-Asia fintech festival gets Sh. 5 million boost from Safaricom

Afro-Asia Fintech Festival: Safaricom has announced a Sh. 5 Million sponsorship towards the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival 2019- ‘Fintech in the Savannah’ which will be…

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Need For Extra Counselling And Support For Stillbirth Mothers

Need For Extra Counselling And Support For Stillbirth Mothers

The loss of a baby due to stillbirth remains a sad ending of a pregnancy. An expectant mother hopes to have a healthy baby at…

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Mobius II car finally released: See photos

Mobius II car finally released: See photos

The photos of the new Mobius II car model which is made in Kenya have been released. The new car has improved and interesting features…

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Government shuts down SportPesa, 27 betting companies’ paybill numbers

Government shuts down SportPesa, 27 betting companies’ paybill numbers

Betting companies’ paybill numbers: The government has now directed mobile money service providers; Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya to withdraw pay bill numbers and SMS…

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Karume’s Jacaranda Hotel to be auctioned over Sh. 258 million debt

Karume’s Jacaranda Hotel to be auctioned over Sh. 258 million debt

Njenga Karume Hotels: The late billionaire Njenga Karume’s Jacaranda Hotel is set to be auctioned over a debt of Sh. 257.6 million. The hotel is…

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Full list of top law firms in Kenya (Updated)

Full list of top law firms in Kenya (Updated)

Top law firms in Kenya: Take a look at the best and top law firms you can get in Kenya: 1. Anjarwalla & Khanna Category:…

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Best lawyers in Kenya (Full updated list)

Best lawyers in Kenya (Full updated list)

Best lawyers in Kenya: Take a look at some of the top lawyers in the country judiciary: Best lawyers in Kenya: George Oraro He is…

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How much was the late billionaire Njenga Karume worth?

How much was the late billionaire Njenga Karume worth?

Njenga Karume Wealth: The late Njenga Karume was without doubt a shrewd businessman. His wealth was in the billions. At the time of his death…

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State House looking to buy charcoal for Uhuru’s kitchen

State House looking to buy charcoal for Uhuru’s kitchen

State House Tenders: State House has advertised for a tender for the supply of charcoal for the president’s kitchen, which apparently, uses the dirty fuel…

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Safaricom Announces KES 5Million Boosts Towards Inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

Safaricom Announces KES 5Million Boosts Towards Inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has announced a KES 5 Million sponsorship towards the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival 2019- ‘Fintech in the Savannah’ which will be co-hosted…

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Amazing Variety Of Entries Already Received For The CBA Africa Concours D’elegance.

Amazing Variety Of Entries Already Received For The CBA Africa Concours D’elegance.

On Sunday September 29th the competitors car park and the motorcycle judging ring at the Nairobi racecourse will feature an amazing variety of cars and…

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I need a bigger salary because I earn Sh. 640 only, says ‘broke’ Senator

I need a bigger salary because I earn Sh. 640 only, says ‘broke’ Senator

Senator’s salary: Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi on Tuesday revealed that he takes home only Sh. 640 after deductions. The Senator was speaking during an interview…

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Regular Fire And Safety Drills To Avoid Catastrophies.

Regular Fire And Safety Drills To Avoid Catastrophies.

Fire damage is devastating and results in high cost repair work and replacement of machinery and goods. Most organizations have a structured environment with installed…

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Username bags best real estate award at Nakuru show

Username bags best real estate award at Nakuru show

Username Real Estate: Username Investments won the Best Stand in Real Estate Category for excellent innovation portrayed in their stand during the premier event held between…

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The late Bob Collymore’ net wealth, properties and salary at Safaricom

The late Bob Collymore’ net wealth, properties and salary at Safaricom

When he first spoke about his pay, Mr. Bob Collymore stated that he had accumulated Sh. 109.5 million in the 12 months of the 2015…

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80,000 teachers to be hired on contract

80,000 teachers to be hired on contract

Contract Teachers In Kenya: The Standard: The Government has finalised plans to recruit 80,000 teachers on contract, Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha has said.…

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What Facebook’s “Libra” Can Do For Cryptocurrency

What Facebook’s “Libra” Can Do For Cryptocurrency

When Bitcoin was first announced a little more than a decade ago, only a small group of early adopters and enthusiasts considered it a viable…

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I’ll build 17 houses per hour for Kenyans, says Uhuru

I’ll build 17 houses per hour for Kenyans, says Uhuru

Affordable Housing in Kenya: One of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s ambitious legacy projects is the construction of some 500,000 new houses. The houses have been billed…

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Dietary Approach In Diabetes Management- To Mark Diabetes Week

Dietary Approach In Diabetes Management- To Mark Diabetes Week

As the world marks diabetes awareness week Lucy Chege, founder of Nutrimedical Consultancy shares the right eating habits to help you prevent or manage diabetes.Diabetes…

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USERNAME INVESTMENTS CLINCHES AWARD FOR BEST STAND IN REAL ESTATE CATEGORY AT THE 2019 NAKURU NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW

USERNAME INVESTMENTS CLINCHES AWARD FOR BEST STAND IN REAL ESTATE CATEGORY AT THE 2019 NAKURU NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW

Username Investments won the Best Stand in Real Estate Category for excellent innovation portrayed in their stand during the premier event held between 3rd– 7th July at Nakuru Show…

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NOVA PIONEER AND LAPTRUST LAUNCH SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ELDORET

NOVA PIONEER AND LAPTRUST LAUNCH SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ELDORET

Nova Pioneer has broken ground for the construction of two new secondary schools located in Uasin Gishu County, in a joint partnership with the Local…

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UHURU GARDENS PRIMARY SCHOOL TO SERVE AS A MODEL PRIMARY SCHOOL FOR ICT INTEGRATION IN EDUCATION

UHURU GARDENS PRIMARY SCHOOL TO SERVE AS A MODEL PRIMARY SCHOOL FOR ICT INTEGRATION IN EDUCATION

The Kenya Private Schools Association (KPSA) in partnership with ICT Managed Services provider, Atlancis Technologies have presented Uhuru Gardens Primary School as a model primary…

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EQUITY BANK NAMED MOST SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BANK IN AFRICA

EQUITY BANK NAMED MOST SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BANK IN AFRICA

Equity Bank has been named as the most Socially Responsible Bank in Africa at the most prestigious Africa’s banking and financial sector event – The…

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Loitering in KRA offices to cost you jail term, Sh. 5,000 fine

Loitering in KRA offices to cost you jail term, Sh. 5,000 fine

KRA Offices: Kenyans caught loitering in Kenya Revenue Offices (KRA) will be charged Sh. 5,000 or face a jail term of up to two years.…

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Boda Boda riders built multi-million homes with Sh. 50 contributions

Boda Boda riders built multi-million homes with Sh. 50 contributions

As 2017 came to an end, it was a Christmas gift for Mr Mwangi and 59 others as they moved in to their starter units,…

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Car and General adds new construction equipment

Car and General adds new construction equipment

Car and General Construction Equipment: A new ACE backhoe loader has been added to the range of company’s construction equipment. This heavy machine has a…

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Jacque Maribe quits Citizen Tv

Jacque Maribe quits Citizen Tv

Television news anchor Jacque Maribe has quit Citizen TV. According to a report that appeared on Nation media Group’s Nairobi News, Ms. Maribe handed in…

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Why I invested Sh. 20 million savings in camel milk business

Why I invested Sh. 20 million savings in camel milk business

Mr Oguk is the general manager of the new milk firm WhiteGold. Mr Warsame, who has been living outside the country for a long time,…

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Parking fees in Nairobi hit Sh. 400

Parking fees in Nairobi hit Sh. 400

Parking Fees Nairobi: Motorists in Nairobi are set to dig deeper into their pockets to cater for their parking. This is because parking fees in…

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A NEW COMPACT ACE BACK LOADER ADDED TO THE CAR AND GENERAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

A NEW COMPACT ACE BACK LOADER ADDED TO THE CAR AND GENERAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

A new ACE backhoe loader has been added to the range of Car and General construction equipment. This heavy machine has a four cylinder, turbo…

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Jambo Jet awarded IATA safety registration

Jambo Jet awarded IATA safety registration

IATA safety registration: Jambo Jet, has added another feather to its cap after it was awarded the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registration. The IOSA…