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National Bank To Upgrade Mobile Banking Services

The National Bank of Kenya's mobile banking services is set to undergo a system upgrade according to a recent announcement by the bank. The banks mobile application provides customers with a variety of payment options such as National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), utilities and school fees. The upgrade will also...
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Lift Travel Ban On Government Officials To Restore Confidence – Travel Agencies Tell Government

The Kenya Association of Travel Agents (Kata) has responded to the current travel ban issued to government officials back in September. This follows a September memo issued by Chief of Staff and Head of civil service Joseph Kinyua to all government officials barring them from leaving the country. “This...

KFC Opens ‘Drive Thru’ Outlet Along Waiyaki Way

American fast food restaurant Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has stepped up its plans to expand across the country. This follows the opening of a new drive though outlet along Waiyaki Way. KFC through their local franchise, Kuku Foods East Africa, are aiming to open three more outlets by the...

Nakumatt’s Busia, Bungoma Outlets Shut Down

Nakumatt Supermarket has been dealt another financial blow following the closure of two more branches. The retailer chain was forced to shut down its Busia and Bungoma branch now bringing the number of outlets closed this month to five. According to reports, the supermarket has been forced out of...

Government Introduces Kenya E-Trade Portal To Boost Local, International Trade

With the Government of Kenya continuously working to implement their National Trade Policy comes the introduction of an online platform aimed at helping traders apply their trade both locally and internationally. Through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives comes the launch of the Kenya E-Trade portal which...

County Governments Await Funding From The Treasury

County governments across the country have raised concerns over the delay in disbursement of county funds. Due to the delays the Treasury Ministry has had to give counties a Sh20.3 billion advance following a disagreement by the Senate over a cash allocation law approved by the Head of...
equity bank

System Upgrade Prompts Three Day Closure For Equity Banks

Equity Bank is set to undergo a system upgrade forcing the bank to close all of its branches and suspend several services. Following a statement released by the bank on Thursday the bank says it will shut down from October 20th to the 23rd. EazzyLoan, EazzyPay and Internet banking...

Telkom Kenya Launches ‘Freedom Bundles’ Package

Telkom Kenya has another special offer for its subscribers offering the free network calls, Whatsapp and SMS. "The Freedom bundle can best be described as a stress-free offering that allows our customers more flexibility and choice, while using our services,” said Telkom’s Chief Executive Officer Aldo Mareuse. Subscribers can...

M-PESA Academy To Host Airbus Training Programme

Airbus has announced that they will be starting a training for engineers on Saturday for students interested in engineering. The program called 'Airbus Little Engineer' is set to take place at the M-PESA Foundation Academy in Thika and students ages 10 though 16 will be educated on science,...
nakumatt, junction mall

Court Approves Junction Mall’s Closure of Nakumatt

After a long series of exchanges between Nakumatt Supermarket and the owners of Junction Mall the High Court has approved the eviction of the retailer chain. This comes weeks after the Supermarket managed to secure an injunction from the court barring the mall owners from evicting them. However, on...