Category: Business News

August 15, 2019 0

Government defends move to release controversial edible oil

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14 – Government has ordered the release of the controversial edible oil to the Kenyan market after conducting investigations that found the oil fit for human consumption. Cabinet Secretary Trade and Industrialization Peter Munya said the multi-agency committee agreed it be out for public use despite lacking fortification. “The edible oils which … Continue reading “Government defends move to release controversial edible oil”

August 15, 2019 0

EA Portland Cement spares at least 600 employees from job loss

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug, 15- East African Portland Cement has asked all its employees to apply afresh for the newly configured jobs, adding that it intends to retain 600 workers from its current 1,000. Acting CEO Stephen Nthei says the move is part of the company’s ongoing restructuring plan that will see current employees retained or … Continue reading “EA Portland Cement spares at least 600 employees from job loss”

August 15, 2019 0

Safaricom Employee in Court For Allegedly Stealing From Dead Woman’s M-Pesa Account

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A Safaricom employee was Tuesday arraigned and charged at a Nairobi court for stealing money from a deceased customer’s mobile money wallet. Peter Odhiambo Ochieng’ allegedly accessed Janet Khaniri’s a Safaricom Sim Card and stole Sh45,600 from her Mpesa account on July 2. According to the charge sheet, Mr Ochieng’, by virtue of being an employee of the giant telecommunications company, accessed the […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

August 15, 2019 0

Relief at the Pump for Motorists as EPRA Slashes Fuel Prices

By mykenyancareers

Motorists can now breathe a sigh of relief after the Energy Regulatory Commission announced a reduction in fuel prices in its mid-month review. The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has cut the maximum pump prices for diesel and petrol by Sh.3.28 and Sh.2.86 respectively. The Authority has however increased Kerosene prices by an average Sh.1.98 per litre. EPRA, the successor […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

August 15, 2019 0

Tax Evaders Be Warned: KRA is Coming For You With 11 Prosecutors From DCI

By mykenyancareers

The Kenyan taxman KRA has issued a stern warning to tax evaders saying it plans to take tougher measures against them this financial year. On Wednesday, KRA Commissioner of Investigations and Prosecutions Edward Karanja said they have decided to institute criminal prosecution of tax evaders as part of the global practice. The prosecution will be guided […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

August 14, 2019 0

Diani Reef set to unveil 114 new rooms by year-end

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DIANI, Kenya Aug 14 – The Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa is in the process of expanding the property with an additional 114 new rooms which will be contained in an all-new wing of the 40 acre property, and will be unveiled just in time for the peak holiday season in December this year. … Continue reading “Diani Reef set to unveil 114 new rooms by year-end”

August 14, 2019 0

Facebook expands local language coverage in Africa to tame fake news

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14 – Facebook has added new local language support for several African languages including Kiswahili, as part of its Third-Party Fact-Checking program. The giant tech company has partnered with Africa Check in the project, with the aim of helping to assess the accuracy of news on Facebook, as well as reducing the … Continue reading “Facebook expands local language coverage in Africa to tame fake news”

August 14, 2019 0

PHOTOS of Mombasa Tycoon Ali Punjani’s Magnificent House

By mykenyancareers

Suspected drug trafficker and Mombasa tycoon Ali Punjani has been all over the news this week. His massive house in Mombasa was raided by the police earlier in the week, reportedly with an aim to arrest him and confiscate any drugs found. “We believe this house has been used to sell drugs,” Mombasa Police Commander […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

August 14, 2019 0

Telkom Kenya to interview its staff for recruitment in Airtel-Telkom combined entity

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14 – Telkom Kenya has announced plans to advertise job openings and interview its employees for recruitment in the soon-to-be-unveiled Airtel-Telkom combined entity. In a statement to newsrooms on Wednesday, the telco said it had notified its staff of an impending realignment brought about by the merger. “Telkom Kenya issued a one-month … Continue reading “Telkom Kenya to interview its staff for recruitment in Airtel-Telkom combined entity”

August 14, 2019 0

Water solutions firm calls for realigned policy to mitigate scarcity

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14 – Water and energy solutions company Davis and Shirtliff says the governments need to establish policies that will encourage water recycling in Kenya to ensure the sustainability of the country’s scarce water resources. According to the firm, the country has existing infrastructure that can be built on to encourage recycling. For … Continue reading “Water solutions firm calls for realigned policy to mitigate scarcity”