Category: Enterprise News

April 4, 2020 0

Local industry to supply Kenya’s critical medical items to combat

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 4 – Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has released a list of local manufacturers who produce the material (Non-Woven Polypropylene) needed to manufacture 3-ply face masks (due to their high filtration ability). The masks shall be used by both medical personnel and the general public as the country grapples with the coronavirus […]

March 20, 2020 0

Dutch Destroy Millions Of Flowers As Coronavirus Wilts Sales

By mykenyancareers

NAALDWIJK, Netherlands, Mar 20 – It’s tulip season in The Netherlands but this year growers are destroying millions of flowers a day, in unprecedented scenes as the coronavirus pandemic has cut demand. Mountains of tulips, roses, chrysanthemums and other flowers destined for destruction have been waiting for the last week in the world’s biggest flower […]

March 18, 2020 0

No layoffs, reduced rent: ‘Italian cure’ for pandemic

By mykenyancareers

ROME, Italy, Mar 18 – Companies are prohibited from laying off workers and rents are reduced under Italy’s economic survival plan for life at the European epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte hailed his 25-billion-euro ($28-billion) programme as the “Italian model” that the rest of Europe could adopt as it imposes its […]

March 17, 2020 0

Virus-Stricken Airlines Face Bailout Or Bust

By mykenyancareers

Sydney, Australia, Mar 17 – Airlines worldwide face an unprecedented existential threat as the coronavirus shuts down global travel, leaving governments with controversial and costly decisions about which carriers to bail out. A toxic mix of fear, crippling travel bans and investor panic have pummelled the sector, with demand collapsing and carriers cutting flight capacity […]

March 15, 2020 0

KBL revamps liqueur category with new Baileys

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 15 –  Kenya Breweries Limited has added a new cream liqueur to its offering that blends cream and the taste of African honey. The product is from the makers of Baileys Original Irish Cream. Available in bars, restaurants, supermarkets and Jumia Party ecommerce platform, Baileys Delight has 15% alcohol by volume (ABV) […]

February 28, 2020 0

Wylde International launches a Sh50mn center for entrepreneurs in Kenya

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, 27 Feb – Wylde International has invested Sh50 million in the first one-stop-shop entrepreneurs’ Centre in the world in Nairobi dubbed SNDBX. The center gives entrepreneurs and SMEs timely and personalized access to round the clock business growth experts to help face challenges they are experiencing. The center is an all-access pass to … Continue reading “Wylde International launches a Sh50mn center for entrepreneurs in Kenya”

February 25, 2020 0

Kenya-Germany in new cooperation to ease business

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya Feb 25 – Kenya and Germany have agreed to develop a cooperation framework that will ease day to day operations between the two countries. Speaking after holding bilateral talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that this will further improve trade ties between the two countries. “We have discussed the … Continue reading “Kenya-Germany in new cooperation to ease business”

February 21, 2020 0

KRA collects Sh7 mn in January as Turnover Tax is effected

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21 – The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) collected Sh7 million from traders after it introduced the Turnover Tax (TOT) targeting Micro and Small Enterprises. Principal Secretary National Treasury Julius Muia said this followed the roll out of the Excisable Goods Management System program in January and the monies collected will boost revenues … Continue reading “KRA collects Sh7 mn in January as Turnover Tax is effected”

February 16, 2020 0

Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable

By mykenyancareers

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, Feb 16 – With each passing quarter, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have been setting new records, while cloud computing has become the invisible backbone supporting much of our daily lives. Its potential to become an even bigger part of people’s daily existence is sky-high. Uses The rising popularity of the cloud … Continue reading “Cloud computing: invisible, versatile and highly profitable”

February 16, 2020 0

Chinese businesses in faraway Namibia feel virus fear

By mykenyancareers

WINDHOEK, Namibia, Feb 16 – Namibia should by rights feel little concern about the coronavirus outbreak given that the sparsely-populated desert country is 12,000 kilometres from China and without a single confirmed case. But like many countries on the continent, the southern African nation hosts a big Chinese retail business community with close links to … Continue reading “Chinese businesses in faraway Namibia feel virus fear”