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Equity Now offers One-Day Settlement for PayPal Withdrawals

Equity Bank has announced a reduction in the duration it takes to settle PayPal withdrawals from 3 Business days to just 24 hours or one business day, a development that allows Equity to offer the fastest PayPal settlement period...

Start-ups to compete in $600,000 Rocket Fuel Start-up Pitch Competition at LEAP22

Start-ups from around the world are being invited to go head-to-head to win a share of a USD $600,000 prize fund at the Rocket Fuel Start-up Pitch Competition, and to pitch their businesses to powerhouse VCs and leading international investors. The...

A global movement as a memorial for lives lost to the COVID 19 pandemic

By the year 2021, more than 5 million lives were lost around the globe because of the COVID-19 pandemic; this also reflected a considerable increase in the diagnosis of anxiety disorders and depression, associated with the confinement and stress...

Local Potato Farmers to benefit from SimpliFine’s New Processing Line

SimpliFine has commissioned its Individual Quick Freezing (“IQF”) processing line to increase the supply of local french fries. SimpliFine is a Kenyan integrated food producer offering locally sourced and manufactured food products across East Africa. This new line will further...

Bolt announces new €628m funding round to improve its products

Bolt, the leading on-demand transport platform in Africa and Europe, has announced its largest-ever funding round to fast-track the mission to have cities move in more affordable and sustainable ways.  Part of the funds will be used to accelerate the...

Kenya China Chamber of Commerce & Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nairobi Chapters lauds the 6 bilateral MOU’s

Kenya China Chamber of Commerce and Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nairobi Chapter have lauded the Government of Kenya and People Republic of China for signing six memorandums of understanding.  The six MOU’s that touches on trade, investments,...

Nigeria commits to pay off US$28.7m capital arrears in Shelter Afrique

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has pledged to pay the full capital arrear of US$28.7m in Shelter Afrique, Nigeria's Finance Minister Dr. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed disclosed at a meeting with Shelter Afrique Group Managing Director and CEO Mr. Andrew...

Equity Group diversifies business with the launch of Equity Life Assurance (Kenya) Ltd

A life insurance license has been issued today to Equity Life Assurance (Kenya) Ltd (‘ELAK’) which is fully owned by Equity Group Insurance Holdings Limited (EGIHL), a subsidiary of Equity Group. The license will enable ELAK to provide life...

Garden City Business Park at 93% occupancy including EABL, CCI Group and Max International

Garden City Business Park is now at 93% occupancy following the CCI Group of companies, a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider, and nutrition supplements distributer Max International leasing office space at the business park. The two multinational companies becoming...

Equity Leaders Program in Uganda launched, admits 123 top-performing scholars

Equity Bank Uganda has officially launched the Equity Leaders Program (ELP) by admitting its first cohort of 123 top performing scholars from the 43 Districts where the Bank has a branch presence. The launch of the Equity Leaders Program, a...
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Tsavo Heritage Foundation, Sarova Hotels & Government partner For Tsavo Conservation

In an effort to conserve the Tsavo, Sarova Hotels and Resorts has joined hands with the Tsavo Heritage Foundation...
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