Category: Kenya Business Podcasts

May 21, 2019 0

LISTEN: Top in Business – Strike grounds JKIA , Matiangi warns SACCOs, OECD cuts growth forecast

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 6 – A round-up of top business stories. Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia assured of a return to normalcy at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport after a strike by the by the Kenya Aviation Workers Union grounded operations. === “Strict measures will now be taken against those who misuse Savings And Credit … Continue reading “LISTEN: Top in Business – Strike grounds JKIA , Matiangi warns SACCOs, OECD cuts growth forecast”

May 21, 2019 0

LISTEN: Top in Business – Energy Bill now law, M-Pesa and AliExpress, Sonko building fee

By mykenyancareers

  NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 13 – These are the business stories making headlines, on the local, regional and international scene. President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the energy bill that proposes the establishment of three key national energy entities to manage and regulate energy resources in the country. ____ Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has … Continue reading “LISTEN: Top in Business – Energy Bill now law, M-Pesa and AliExpress, Sonko building fee”

May 21, 2019 0

LISTEN: Top Business news – Mavoko social housing, Matatu app, Air France adds flights

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 8 – Top business stories making headlines today… Shelter Afrique has partnered with the government and the UN Habitat to develop a social housing scheme within Mavoko Municipality under the Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme. — Google announced the launch of an initiative designed to create economic opportunities for women by connecting them … Continue reading “LISTEN: Top Business news – Mavoko social housing, Matatu app, Air France adds flights”

May 21, 2019 0

LISTEN: Top in Business – Big 4 to churn jobs for youth; Sh24.4B for slum upgrade; MAY asks for Brexit extension

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 20 – These are the business stories making headlines, on the local, regional and international scene. President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the youth that projects under the Big four agenda will expand job and economic empowerment opportunities. === Government has disbursed Sh24.4 billion to 24 counties to upgrade infrastructure in slum areas … Continue reading “LISTEN: Top in Business – Big 4 to churn jobs for youth; Sh24.4B for slum upgrade; MAY asks for Brexit extension”

May 21, 2019 0

Podcast: How Big Square found a sizzling sweet spot in Kenya’s gourmet space

By mykenyancareers

Having inherited his father’s entrepreneurial bug, Morne Deetlefs, set out to build a business at an early age. But by the time he was 30-years, a downturn in business saw him deep in debt. He lost his house and had to move back to his parent’s house with his family. Morne had to look for … Continue reading “Podcast: How Big Square found a sizzling sweet spot in Kenya’s gourmet space”

May 21, 2019 0

LISTEN: Top in Business – Lands Ministry to use blockchain & AI; Sh370bn for SGR Phs 3; US trade negotiators to visit China

By mykenyancareers

  NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 21 – These are the business stories making headlines, on the local, regional and international scene. The Ministry of land says it will adopt Blockchain and Artificial intelligence Technology to ensure transparency in its registry. === Barclays Bank will not take any new safe deposit boxes following the fake $20 Mn … Continue reading “LISTEN: Top in Business – Lands Ministry to use blockchain & AI; Sh370bn for SGR Phs 3; US trade negotiators to visit China”

May 21, 2019 0

AgriTechs bet on Kenya’s mobile coverage to make farming more productive

By mykenyancareers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 10 – Kenya accounts for 23 per cent of all agri-tech start-ups in Africa; scaling up the impact of digital and disruptive technologies is the next  level progression but it requires systematic investment in knowledge, innovation and an incubation ecosystem. A group of partners, led by the World Bank Group, ran a … Continue reading “AgriTechs bet on Kenya’s mobile coverage to make farming more productive”