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Angry KOT brand BOLT a ‘sexist’ company under #DeleteBoltApp

Earlier this month, Bolt quietly launched a “Women Only” category for its Kenyan arm, where users can choose to be driven by women drivers in a move that is supposed to make female riders who use the service feel safer. This move...

Carrefour takes up six Shoprite stores in Uganda

Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia – today announced it has concluded an agreement with Shoprite Checkers Uganda Limited (i.e. Shoprite Uganda). The terms of...

KCB Bank Joins Global Lion Conservation Bid

KCB Bank has committed to supporting a global campaign aimed at raising public awareness of the plight of lions in Africa. The Bank has partnered with Tusk, a leading wildlife conservation organization to launch the Lion Trail initiative. On Wednesday, KCB...

Oxford University Press rebrands with a focus on digital transformation

Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s largest university press, has launched new branding which supports its ongoing transformation to become a digital-first business and enhance its aim to make knowledge and learning more accessible through the power of technology. OUP...

New opportunity for local businesses in Kakuma and Kalobeyei

IFC and the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) today launched a competition to allow established local businesses operating in Kenya’s Turkana County to demonstrate how their businesses can have sustainable development impact by creating opportunities and jobs in the...

CIC Group launches a Mediplan Insurance Cover for the elderly

CIC Group has launched a medical cover dubbed Seniors Mediplan targeting senior citizens from the age of 60 years. While the joining age is capped at 80 years, the insured will remain on cover for life guaranteeing medical protection...

It’s smoking hot at BAT: Report suggests they negotiated bribe for Mugabe

A BBC Panorama investigation has found evidence that suggests one of Britain's biggest companies paid a bribe to the former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe. Documents show British American Tobacco (BAT) was involved in negotiations to pay between $300,000 and $500,000...

Jambojet commences operations to Goma in Congo

Jambojet has today commenced operations to North Kivu Province Capital, Goma in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, becoming the first low-cost carrier to fly the route, and also the only direct flight between Nairobi and the Eastern...

NCPB and Digifarm to enable farmers to access post-harvest services

The National Cereals and Produce Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Safaricom’s DigiFarm Kenya Ltd to facilitate small-scale farmers in Kenya access post-harvest management services through the digital platform.  NCPB shall offer post-harvest management services to...

KBL Awarded For Championing Gender Mainstreaming In East Africa

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) has been recognised for making strides towards accelerating diversity in the workplace and communities where they operate. The brewer was declared overall winner for Women Empowerment in the Workplace, Women Empowerment in Communities, and crowned...
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Ford Fiestas R3 and Mitsubishi Evolution face off at Mombasa Rally

Kenya's FIA Rally Star programme drivers Hamza Anwar, Mc Rae Kimathi and Jeremy Wahome met at Mombasa on Saturday...
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