Biashara news


Rare Opportunity For Hawkers, Matatu Operators and Bodaboda Riders As Nairobi County Takes Them To Rwanda For Bench Marking

Nairobi city council will give 300 hawkers, bodaboda riders and Matatu operators a rare opportunity. The county council will sponsor a trip for the three hundred city dwellers to go for bench marking in Rwanda.  Chief Operations Officer  Peter Mbaya said that the purpose of the trip was...
Equity Bank

Equity Bank Roll Out Disbursement Of Government Stipend To Senior Citizens

Equity Bank has been selected to disburse payments for senior citizens in the newly established Inua Jamii 70 and Above Cash Transfer Programme. The program is meant to aid the government in disbursing the bi monthly stipends to the elderly. The registration of the elderly has already started...
Kenya Airports Authority

KAA Postpones Increase of Parking Fees Pending Discussions With Stakeholders

Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) have put on hold the new parking fees at the Jomo KKenyatta international Airport (JKIA) . Through their twitter page they said that the decision was informed by discussions by stakeholders. The KAA last week unveiled the new parking fees that the airport users would...
Social Media

Proposed Social Media Laws To Curb Cyber Bullying And Identity Theft

Majority leader Aden Duale has tabled a Bill in parliament that will help to curb the impersonation of individuals on social media. Through the Committee on Communication, Information and Innovation, the members of parliament has proposed that anyone found with the offense of using someone else identity, creating...

Former President Kibaki Calls For A Strategic Rethink Of Water Management In Africa

Recent challenges of water that have been faced in different parts of Kenya and majorly in Africa. Former President Mwai Kibaki has called for new reforms and strategies to help with the containment of water challenges. Owing to the drought that has been faced in different parts of the...

IEA’s Kwame Owino is the Ignorant, Flip-Flopping Telcoms Economist of Kenya

Institute of Economic Afairs (IEA) CEO Kwame Owino recently penned an article in Kenya's Daily Nation titled “Policy confusion distorts competition.” This unwarranted attempt to sell purchased opinion as independent thought cannot go unchallenged since it seems like Safaricom's dominance is cemented through bribery of the likes of...

Equity Bank Introduces New Charges for the Equity – PayPal Withdrawal Service

Equity Bank has now announced new withdrawal charges on its Equity - PayPal Withdrawal service. From March 2018, users will pay from 1% on withdrawals made from their PayPal account. The new rates for withdrawals from PayPal to Equity bank accounts will see customers withdrawing $5001 and above being...

Kenya Power Assures Manufacturers of Adequate Supply of Electricity

Kenya Power is keen on enhancing service delivery to large power consumers in a bid to promote the manufacturing sector and encourage a 24-hour economy, by forging a close working relationship with the manufacturing sector, one of the government’s Big Four agenda. Speaking when he toured Mombasa Cement...
Larry Madowo

Larry Madowo Lands New Job At BBC After Quitting NTV

Larry Madowo is allegedly headed to British broadcaster BBC and will be in charge of Business news coverage in Africa. The news anchor known for speaking his mind is set to have his new office at the new BBC studios that are situated in Riverside in their bid...

We Are Not Being Auctioned – Uchumi Supermarket CEO Mohamed

Uchumi Supermarkets acting CEO Mohamed Mohamed has refuted clains that the main office was being auctioned to settle rent arrears amounting to Sh.60 million owed to Kenya National Trading Corporation (KNTC). The CEO admitted that that indeed they owed KNTC rental arrears but did not reveal the amount...