You can increase your chances of accomplishing your New Year's resolutions with these goal-settings tips to find success in your goals. by Elise Mitchell, Founder and chairman of Mitchell   Is it time to break out of your comfort zone? Ready to reach new heights? Don’t fall into the trap of...
By Special Correspondent According to statistics from the government, the tourism sector recorded poor growth due to an extended political season but the city of Mombasa tourism defied the status to remain buoyant. Kenya National Bureau of Statistics data indicates that international visitors entering the country through Moi International Airport in...
Microblogging website Twitter has suspended its account verification program following a backlash over the handling of the blue tick-mark to coordinators of a Neo-Nazi caucus in August 2017 in Charlottesville, USA. The social media giant explained in a Tweet that the verification was intended to validate identity and voice but...
Kenya’s leading telco Safaricom has announced a tax profit of Kshs 26.2 billion, a 9.5 percentage increase for the 6 months ended September 30, 2017. The announcement comes days after CEO Bob Collymore took a sick leave for an unspecified period of time. His position has been taken temporarily by...
Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has appointed Rebecca Miano making her the first female CEO of the firm. The state-owned firm which recorded a net profit of Kshs 9 billion to the year ended June 2017 said that Miano emerged top after beating 90 other applicants to the job. It further...
British Oil explorer Tullow has failed to strike oil in its latest drilling mission in Turkana area, a massive blow to Kenya’s commercial oil exploration hopes. Tullow in January and May 2017 struck two fresh in the county raising prospects of increasing Kenya’s proven oil reserves. This emboldened the firm...
Online taxi hailing firm Taxify has included M-Pesa mobile payment gateway on its payment platform. The M-Pesa integration gives it an edge over market leaders Uber who haven’t included M-Pesa as an option on its platform. Uber was primarily cashless platform before it ventured into developing world. The firm was forced...
Many companies in Kenya are set to shed jobs over reduced business and sales due to jitters arising from the prolonged electioneering period and subsequent tensions over next week’s repeat presidential elections. The Supreme Court of Kenya annulled Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the August 8 elections citing procedural illegalities and...
Aga Khan University emerged second in the academic libraries category of the eighth Library of the Year Award (Maktaba Award).  This is organized and sponsored by the Kenya Library Association, the Goethe-Institute, the Jomo Kenyatta Foundation and the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts. The University was presented with...
The United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is set to undertake the final audit of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to examine safety standards before it is given LDP- the Last Point of Departure status. With the success of the audit, the country would have inched closer to starting direct...