Category: Enterprise News

December 13, 2019 0

Tourism CS Balala tells industry players to embrace innovation

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 – Tourism and wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has urged tourism providers to model their offerings to suit today’s demanding traveller’s expectation. He said this during the inaugural Magical Kenya Signature Experiences (MKSE) Award Ceremony held to unveil outstanding tourism offerings among Kenyan travel industry players. Fifteen facilities were awarded after … Continue reading “Tourism CS Balala tells industry players to embrace innovation”

December 13, 2019 0

Slum programme gets Sh25mn grant from Coca-Cola Foundation

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 – Kibera and Mathare residents are set to benefit from a Sh25 million grant given to Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) from The Coca-Cola Foundation. The grant will go towards improving lives of communities in Kibera and Mathare through supporting women economic empowerment and sustainable livelihoods. SHOFCO will partner with The … Continue reading “Slum programme gets Sh25mn grant from Coca-Cola Foundation”

December 5, 2019 0

INEOS 1:59 marathon challenge – the most watched video of 2019

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NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 5 – Kenyans came together to watch one of their own – Eliud Kipchoge, take on and beat the sub two-hour INEOS 1:59 marathon challenge. Even though it happened in October, the video garnered the most views in Kenya in 2019. The Ethiopian Airlines B737 MAX crashed after take off en-route to … Continue reading “INEOS 1:59 marathon challenge – the most watched video of 2019”

December 4, 2019 0

Manufacturers launch plastic action plan seeking to enhance Kenya’s Circular Economy

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 4 – Manufacturers have today launched a plan to sustainably manage plastic waste in the country. Dubbed Kenya Plastic Action Plan, the private sector-led Policy and Action Plan seeks to enable a circular economy for the environmentally sustainable use and recycling of plastics in Kenya. It identifies specific actions that the public and … Continue reading “Manufacturers launch plastic action plan seeking to enhance Kenya’s Circular Economy”

December 4, 2019 0

Senators accuse CS Macharia of reneging on cargo SGR transport directive

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 4 –  A Senate Committee has directed the Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia to ensure that the revocation of a directive that all the cargo from Mombasa should be transported using the Standard Gauge Railway is implemented. The Transport Committee chaired by Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi said all importers should be allowed … Continue reading “Senators accuse CS Macharia of reneging on cargo SGR transport directive”

December 4, 2019 0

AVEVA’s calue chain cptimization solutions enhance enterprise collaboration and agility

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CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Dec 4 – AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, today announced enhancements to its Value Chain Optimization offering to enable customers to eliminate information silos and integrate critical business processes across the operational value chain. AVEVA’s Value Chain Optimization solution brings together software from across its portfolio that help operators and … Continue reading “AVEVA’s calue chain cptimization solutions enhance enterprise collaboration and agility”

December 3, 2019 0

First cohort of ‘assistive’ technology entrepreneurs unveiled

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NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 3 – As the world celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Global Disability Innovation Hub and Amref Enterprises Limited have unveiled the five local entrepreneurs selected as finalists to the First Cohort of the Innovate Now Accelerator Program. The five start-ups were picked from a total of 30 applicants who … Continue reading “First cohort of ‘assistive’ technology entrepreneurs unveiled”

December 3, 2019 0

Affordability and convenience drive demand for deliveries says Jumia

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NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 3 – E-commerce platform Jumia says demand for the delivery of food and other on-demand products has grown significantly in Kenya bolstering growth in food and accommodation services by 10.6% which has outpaced the GDP growth at 5.6%. Speaking during the launch of the Jumia Food Index Managing Director Sheernal Ruparelia said … Continue reading “Affordability and convenience drive demand for deliveries says Jumia”

December 3, 2019 0

US Ambassador tours Tatu City, says the US will continue investing in Kenya

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 3 – US Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter has said that US government will be the best friend Kenya will ever have, in terms of making big investments in the country as well as supporting the country’s Big Four Agenda. Ambassador McCarter was speaking after touring Tatu City where US companies have … Continue reading “US Ambassador tours Tatu City, says the US will continue investing in Kenya”

December 3, 2019 0

France vows ‘strong response’ to threatened US tariffs

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PARIS, France, Dec 3 – French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire on Tuesday promised a “strong” EU response to threatened US tariffs on French goods, as another front split open in the US trade war. “We were in contact yesterday with the European Union to ensure that if there are new American tariffs there will … Continue reading “France vows ‘strong response’ to threatened US tariffs”