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  • Apple, Samsung, Asus lead in selling tablets

    November 25, 2013 1:40 PM 21

    The International Data Corporation (IDC) has released its research showing an increase in demand for tablets for quarter 3 compared to the last quarter. Q3 2013 saw 47.6 million units shipped worldwide, up from 34.8 million same quarter last year. Apple continued its lead market share with 29.6 percent, though Samsung is catching up with 20.4 percent

  • Africa’s aviation industry lagging behind

    November 25, 2013 12:56 PM 22

    Updated Monday, November 25th 2013 at 16:36 GMT +3 Kenya: Safety remains one of the greatest challenges facing African aviation and Africa’s inability to speak in one voice is worsening the situation. African airlines only have 20 per cent of the intercontinental market share, with only about 12 countries operating airlines in and outside Africa, compared

  • BOA posts 101pc profit growth

    November 25, 2013 12:03 PM 18

    The bank’s Managing Director Kwame Ahadzi said the improved performance is attributed to the bank’s increased branch network which stood at 27 branches as at September 2013. The bank’s balance sheet grew from Sh44.5 billion in September 2012 to stand at Sh51.7 billion in September 2013, a 16 percent growth. This growth is backed by an increase in net loans

  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label’s opulent dinner for CEOs

    November 25, 2013 10:04 AM 24

    November has been the “Love Whisky Festival” month courtesy of EABL. A whole month dedicated to showing those varied bottles of whisky some love literally! And quite successful this Love Whisky Festival has been. From introducing newbies to the prestigious world of whisky one whisky cocktail at a time to continuing to quench whisky die-hard fans thirst

  • Zimbabwe government tells foreign shop owners to close businesses by Jan. 1

    November 23, 2013 2:38 PM 18

    HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwean authorities say they have given foreign shop-owners --mostly Chinese and Nigerian nationals-- an ultimatum to shut down their businesses by Jan. 1. A top official of the black empowerment ministry said only Zimbabweans had the right to run shops that have sprung up across the country and are termed foreign businesses targeted

  • UN

    November 23, 2013 11:49 AM 39

    Heifer International provides training and funding for sustainable animal or agricultural farms around the world. They require participants follow their eco-friendly guidelines and give to another family or project in need once their own project is on its feet. Find out how to donate

  • Pirate loot unearthed by World Bank

    November 22, 2013 10:49 PM 27

    The World Bank has published a new study on the economics of piracy off the Horn of Africa. The World Bank has published a new study on the age-old crime of piracy, which dates back to Ancient Rome, when Cicero called pirates hostis humani generi, meaning “enemy of all mankind.” Overall booty for pirates: Between $339 million and $413 million (all figures

  • Media houses in court to stop digital migration

    November 22, 2013 8:01 PM 18

    In their application, the three media houses want the process put on hold arguing that they stand to suffer huge financial loss if the government goes ahead with its plan to switch off all analogue TV frequencies in Nairobi and its environs starting December 13. Nation Media Group, Royal Media Services and the Standard Group claim that the government

  • Kenya, Kuwait sign tourism deal

    November 22, 2013 8:01 PM 16

    Updated Friday, November 22nd 2013 at 19:19 GMT +3 Kenya and Kuwait have signed an MOU expected to boost the number of tourists from the Middle East oil-rich nation. East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie signed the MOU on behalf of Kenya with Kuwaiti Minister for Industry and Commerce Amani Bouresly signing on behalf

  • Kenya mulls opening a consulate in Guangzhou

    November 22, 2013 3:58 PM 24

    Kinyanjui told Capital FM Business that he was planning to hold a meeting in the next few weeks with the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Amina Mohamed to push the idea. He said an office in China’s third largest city would be crucial due to the high number of Kenyans residing there. “I am seeing a growing number of Kenyans who are coming here for business