Category: Enterprise News

August 11, 2019 0

Growing pains for pot industry in famed California wine region

By mykenyancareers

LOMPOC, United States, Aug 11 – A bitter war has erupted between pot growers and vintners in one of California’s famed wine regions where cannabis farms are proliferating, leading critics to denounce a “green rush” they fear could prove disastrous. The battle, which began shaping up after California voters legalized recreational marijuana in November 2016, … Continue reading “Growing pains for pot industry in famed California wine region”

August 9, 2019 0

Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android

By mykenyancareers

DONGGUAN, China, Aug 9 – Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled its own operating system on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions. Richard Yu, the head of Huawei’s consumer business, told a press conference in the southern city of Dongguan that the new system, called … Continue reading “Huawei launches own operating system to rival Android”

August 6, 2019 0

NBK renovates Kenyatta Hospital main kitchen at a cost of Sh25m

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 6 – National Bank of Kenya (NBK) and Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) unveiled a top-to-bottom makeover of the hospital’s kitchen, made possible by a generous donation from the bank. The Sh25M kitchen renovation project marks the completion of Phase 1 of a 3-part project that is expected to take part in 3 … Continue reading “NBK renovates Kenyatta Hospital main kitchen at a cost of Sh25m”

July 30, 2019 0

Holiday Bazaar launches the first flagship cruise shop in Kenya

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 30 – Holiday Bazaar announced the launch of Cruise And Travel Planners, Tuesday, the first fully-fledged and flagship cruise shop in Kenya. The tailored offering will provide cruise travel packages specifically targeting the Kenyan traveller, from some of the most renowned cruise liners globally. The launch was attended by Helen Beck Vice … Continue reading “Holiday Bazaar launches the first flagship cruise shop in Kenya”

July 30, 2019 0

Bamburi Cement to reward retailers and dealers

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 30 – Bamburi cement has rolled out a revamped and expanded customer reward campaign in which it targets to engage over 1,500 retailers and dealers from across the country. Now in its 7th season, the Bamburi Cement ‘Zawadi challenge’ loyalty promotion will see loyal retailers and distributors from around the country win … Continue reading “Bamburi Cement to reward retailers and dealers”

July 25, 2019 0

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone in September

By mykenyancareers

SEOUL, South Korea Jul 25 – South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced Thursday it will release its cutting-edge foldable smartphone in September, despite a trade dispute between Seoul and Tokyo which analysts say will affect delivery. Tokyo earlier this month restricted export to South Korea of several key materials crucial to its world-leading electronics and … Continue reading “Samsung to launch foldable smartphone in September”

July 25, 2019 0

Beer giant AB InBev toasts best volume sales in five years

By mykenyancareers

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jul 25 – Beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev said Thursday that profits rose in the second quarter as it achieved its best volume sales performance in five years. The Belgian-Brazilian group, which owns some 500 beer brands including Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona, said in a statement that its bottom-line net profit rose by … Continue reading “Beer giant AB InBev toasts best volume sales in five years”

July 22, 2019 0

US firm set to receive Sh1bn from Kenyans wishing to move to America

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 22 – US-based private equity firm Atlantic American Partners is set to receive applications worth Sh1 billion from Kenyans wishing to migrate to the US. In a statement, the firm’s Managing Director Daniel Ryan says the 20 Kenyans have begun the process of obtaining the Employment Based Visa (EB-5 Visa), which is … Continue reading “US firm set to receive Sh1bn from Kenyans wishing to move to America”

July 22, 2019 0

US importers find ways to adapt to, skirt Trump’s tariffs

By mykenyancareers

NEW YORK, United States, Jul 22 – Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighboring countries in light of Trump administration tariffs. Companies in sectors such as technology, clothing and footwear are exporting more goods from emerging giants including Vietnam and Malaysia, data show. At the … Continue reading “US importers find ways to adapt to, skirt Trump’s tariffs”

July 20, 2019 0

President Kenyatta directs Munya to restructure KPCU and KFA

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – President Kenyatta has directed Trade and Industrialization Peter Munya to start restructuring Kenya Farmers Association and Kenya Planters Co-operative Union for the benefit of farmers. Speaking at Kenyatta International Convention Centre during the Ushirika Day Celebrations 2019 Uhuru said the two corporates should restructure to increase production. “I direct the … Continue reading “President Kenyatta directs Munya to restructure KPCU and KFA”