Beneficiaries of the 2017 Wings to Fly scholarships who sat for the 2020 KCSE exams have out-performed themselves registering an improvement in performance from the 2019 KCSE class.In the recently released results, 203 Wings to Fly scholars managed to score a mean grade of A plain (A) and A minus...
Minet Kenya, the administrator of the Teacher Service Commission (TSC) Medical Scheme, has announced the addition of various medical facilities under the scheme. Among those included are Nairobi Women’s Hospital, Makueni General Referral hospital in Makueni and Mwingi Level 4 Hospital in Kitui.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) today agreed a new USD 40 million financing facility with I&M Bank Ltd that will support investment by businesses across Kenya. Backed by the new EIB facility I&M Bank’s SME, Corporate, and Institutional customers around the country will benefit from cheaper loans. The new credit...
Kenyan integrated agro-business firm Kakuzi PLC has confirmed plans to strengthen its Avocado smallholder base as part of a shared prosperity business plan. Alongside the smallholder development plans, the firm is focusing on agricultural production expansion and diversification projects for its Macadamia, Blueberry, Livestock...
Mizizi Africa Homes Chief Executive Officer, George Mburu has today handed a Sh 50,000 Cheque to KCSE 2021 top candidate, Robinson Wanjala Simiyu as a token of appreciation for raising the profile of Murangá High School. On Monday, Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof....
The rapidly evolving global market for cryptocurrency is currently abuzz with the recent introduction of three extraordinarily designed mining rigs, BT, DBT and GBT from BitWats (www.bitwats.com). Instead of focusing only on highly proficient and technology savvy mining stalwarts, these three products were created to allow the...
The United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) has announced the partial reopening of the institution, which will also coincide with the start of the Summer (May 2021) semester today. Speaking following the announcement of the reopening, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Paul Zeleza noted that the...
Global technology firm Huawei has embarked on a bold product and services review and enhancement programme as part of its business growth strategy to facilitate a fully connected, intelligent world. The finetuning programme is geared at enhancing the firm's digital technologies delivery capacity in...
Kenya has banned passenger flights from India for the next two weeks due to a highly infectious new coronavirus strain. The new directive will take effect in the next 72 hours to allow passengers who had Kenya travel plans to arrive on time.
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Making Finance Work for Africa Partnership (MFW4A) released on 15 April 2021 the African Trade Finance Survey Report which provides a better understanding of the trade...
In 2020, 25% of Kaspersky private users in South Africa, 40% in Kenya and 38% in Nigeria were attacked by such threats There is a common misconception that the most dangerous threats to encounter on modern users’ digital journeys are likely to appear during...
Adding further pressure to this melting pot of cyberattacks is an expected rise, along with changes in strategy, in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) Kaspersky experts expect growing economic turbulence along with the impact of COVID-19 to contribute...
Real estate firm, Mizizi Africa Homes has handed-over Penguin Estate to prospective owners defying COVID-19 disruptions to deliver the project within set timelines. The Sh. 54 Million off-plan housing units are now ready for occupation after 12 months of development.
A global report on corporate taxation has identified Kenya as one of the leading countries currently fostering tax reforms for economic growth. The report by the OECD dubbed Corporate Tax Statistics (second edition) singles out Kenya as one of the global jurisdictions with a...