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  • Commercial Bank of Africa buys Rwandan lender

    June 15, 2017 7:13 PM 5

    Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) is set to expand its footprint in the region following the full acquisition of Kigali-based Crane Bank Rwanda Ltd. The deal will see CBA acquire 100 per cent of the bank, which is a subsidiary of Uganda’s DFCU Bank Ltd. “This acquisition signals CBA’s strategic intentions to expand its existing business operations in Rwanda

  • Captains of Industry: Loïc Amado ,Uber East Africa’s General Manager

    June 15, 2017 6:57 PM 2

    Ride-hailing company, Uber has had its fair share of confrontation with drivers across the globe and right here in kenya. The application is a seamless smartphone tool that matches clients with freelance drivers. At the heart of the many disputes is lower charges, which drivers oppose. However, the general manager for East Africa, Loïc Amado, says relations

  • Angry Birds Evolution: Rovio announces a 'more adult' version of hit mobile game with 'naughty humour'

    June 15, 2017 1:43 PM 4

    A new "more adult" version of the hit mobile game Angry Birds has been released, featuring "naughty humour, pop culture references galore and classic turn-based RPG combat". Developed by Rovio, creator of the original Angry Birds game, in collaboration with Munich-based studio Chimera Entertainment, Angry Birds Evolution revisits the age-old conflict

  • AfDB approves $100m facility for ETG

    June 15, 2017 1:08 PM 1

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $100-million facility to finance agricultural supply chain Export Trading Group’s (ETG’s) soft commodity value chain operations in sub-Saharan Africa. This soft commodity finance facility (SCFF) is one of the core trade finance instruments used by the bank and innovatively structured to provide pre- and post-shipment

  • Petrol price drops by Sh0.86

    June 14, 2017 9:12 PM 4

    Consumers will enjoy marginal reprieve at the pump after the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced a reduction in the price of petroleum products. In its monthly review, ERC reduced the weighted average cost of importation that saw the price of super petrol drop by Sh0.86 per litre while the cost of diesel and kerosene was cut by Sh1.16 and Sh0.26 respectively

  • Tony Gachoka sued by his mother for selling family home

    June 14, 2017 5:46 AM 6

    The mother of political activist Tony Gachoka has sued him for illegally using the family home to secure a Sh45 million loan from collapsed Trust Bank. Margaret Njeri Muiruri wants the High Court to revoke Trust Bank’s sale of the Thika home, claiming that her son colluded with the bank’s owners and Phoenix Aviation general manager Shaun Warren Baretto

  • Kenya Power to roll out Sh13b underground project in July

    June 13, 2017 8:13 PM 3

    A new Sh13.2 billion underground power network aimed to improve the quality of electricity supply in Nairobi could be completed by the end of July. The project that was commissioned by Kenya Power three years ago has suffered land acquisition hitches, with numerous negotiations, especially with the Kenya Wildlife Service to acquire land along the Southern

  • Confusion: How motorists miss their way on unmarked outer ring road diversions

    June 13, 2017 6:01 AM 3

    Just like the pedestrians, motorists are struggling to navigate the twists and turns of Outer Ring Road. The confusion has led to major snarl-ups every morning and evening. Road users have attributed the confusion to regular closure of roads currently under construction and new diversions created for on parts of the road. Many vehicles stop midway on the busy highway

  • This Is How Much Hong Kong Property Has Surged Since British Rule

    June 13, 2017 1:26 AM 1

    As the Union Jack fluttered over Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour for the last time on June 30, 1997, home prices were hovering near record highs and sellout crowds at new projects were the norm. Twenty years on, property price have hit fresh records and buyers are still thronging to buy new apartments. This time around, the boom has been accompanied by demand

  • DStv slashes HD decoder cost by 22 per cent

    June 12, 2017 3:50 PM 12

    Pay TV firm DStv has announced a 22 per cent price reduction of its High Definition (HD) decoder. The offering to new customers will also come with one month free subscription with every purchase and activation of a decoder. A fully kitted DStv HD decoder will now retail at Sh5, 000, down from Sh6,400. This includes a Zappa HD decoder box, cabling, satellite