Category: Enterprise News

June 24, 2019 0

KETRACO partners with Kenyatta University to bridge engineering skills gap

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 – The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) has partnered with Kenyatta University (KU) to bridge the engineering skills gap. This will form a link that will see the development of new products and technology in electricity transmission through scholarships, research funding and knowledge management consultancy. The scholarship, dubbed KETRACO Scholarship for … Continue reading “KETRACO partners with Kenyatta University to bridge engineering skills gap”

June 24, 2019 0

Women Enterprise Fund and Coca-Cola renew women empowerment deal

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 -Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) and Coca-Cola Central, East and West Africa Limited (CEWA Ltd) have announced that a further 285,000 Kenyan women will be empowered in their joint economic empowerment program. This partnership established in 2014, is rooted in their shared interest in creating a fair and equitable environment to help … Continue reading “Women Enterprise Fund and Coca-Cola renew women empowerment deal”

June 24, 2019 0

Court directs AG and CS Treasury to respond to Boda Boda petition on insurance

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 – The High Court has given the Attorney General, Treasury Cabinet Secretary and Motorcycle and Tuk-tuks operators 10 days to respond to the petition filed by Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and six others challenging the requirement to acquire mandatory insurance cover for their passengers. Justice Weldon Korir, said that the petition … Continue reading “Court directs AG and CS Treasury to respond to Boda Boda petition on insurance”

June 24, 2019 0

Two Kenyan designers scoop talent sponsorship to Las Vegas

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 – Two Kenyan designers are headed to Las Vegas, United States, to attend free master-classes and talks after winning the Kenya Creative Hackathon held in Nairobi, 21st -22nd June. Stephen Kiprono and Brian Njagi, a motion designer and copywriter at KoKo Networks will attend the Creative LIAisons programme in the US, … Continue reading “Two Kenyan designers scoop talent sponsorship to Las Vegas”

June 24, 2019 0

KCB Foundation secures Sh10Bn funding from MasterCard for ‘2jiajiri’

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 – KCB Foundation; the social investments arm of KCB Group, has secured Sh10 billion in funding from the MasterCard Foundation for scaling up its flagship 2jiajiri programme that seeks to empower youth entrepreneurs for job creation. The funding has been extended under the MasterCard Foundation’s Young Africa Works programme which was … Continue reading “KCB Foundation secures Sh10Bn funding from MasterCard for ‘2jiajiri’”

June 21, 2019 0

COMESA Ministers adopt regional guidelines on local content

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 21 – The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa region (COMESA) has been urged to develop and inculcate a preferential taste for its own goods and services. At the opening of a Ministerial meeting Thursday, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Trade, Industrialization and Cooperatives Peter Munya observed that the COMESA region and … Continue reading “COMESA Ministers adopt regional guidelines on local content”

June 21, 2019 0

Safaricom joins Unstereotype Alliance, a UN women initiative

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 21 – Safaricom has today been inducted as the 4th member of the highest governing body of the Unstereotype Alliance chaired by Phumzile Mlambo – Ngcuka, the UN Women Executive Director. The Alliance, aimed at identifying, challenging and addressing stereotypes that exist in Advertising and Marketing currently has Alan Jope, Chief Executive … Continue reading “Safaricom joins Unstereotype Alliance, a UN women initiative”

June 21, 2019 0

Apple recalls Macbook Pros over battery fire risk

By mykenyancareers

SAN FRANCISCO, United States, Jun 21 – Apple has recalled a number of its older generation MacBook Pro because their batteries may overheat and “pose a fire safety risk.” The recall affects 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina displays sold between September 2015 and February 2017, the company said, adding it would replace batteries free of … Continue reading “Apple recalls Macbook Pros over battery fire risk”

June 21, 2019 0

Govt bets on Trade Remedies Agency to reduce dumping

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NAIROBI, Kenya, June 20 – Kenya remains focused on efforts to curb the dumping of cheap imports into the country as the government props up the manufacturing sector to drive economic growth. The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives says the Kenya Trade Remedies Agency will be in place by the end of July, 2019. … Continue reading “Govt bets on Trade Remedies Agency to reduce dumping”

June 21, 2019 0

Manufacturers on winning side in 2019/20 Budget proposals

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 21 – Noteworthy strides have been made to support critical policies to drive the economy and improve the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector. The government, through the budget, made efforts to address issues affecting the sector including unfair competition from imports, the illicit economy and unpredictability in the policy and regulatory environment, … Continue reading “Manufacturers on winning side in 2019/20 Budget proposals”