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ZEP-RE Profit soars on back of risk management system despite global economic challenges

Regional insurer, ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) has posted a net Sh1.99 billion ($19.9 Million) for the financial year ending December 31, 2015, despite what the company has termed as a harsh

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Blue Band invests in nutrition awareness programme as Unilever seeks to reinvigorate brand

Blue Band, a subsidiary of regional manufacturer Unilever East Africa, has launched a nationwide behavioural change programme as it seeks to reinvigorate its brand while promoting good eating habits among

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Eveready posts Sh90m pre-tax loss as low battery supply pulls down firm’s earnings

Battery manufacturer, Eveready East Africa has reported a Sh90.89 million loss before tax for the six months ended March 31, 2016, blaming the fall on low stock supplies. Speaking in

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The rise and the Fall

The rise Longhorn Publishers Ltd Longhorn Publishers Ltd was the week’s top gainer after edging upwards by 12.50 per cent during the period under review. The share price was up

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Nairobi tagged in list of cities with longest working hours

Nairobi has been tagged in a list of cities with the longest working hours. According to a new survey ranking of working hours in 71 cities across the globe from

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Over 18,000 households to benefit from Kiambu Last Mile project

More than 18, 290 households are set to benefit from the Last Mile Connectivity Project in Kiambu County by June 2017, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. The Kiambu last connectivity

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Accounting body calls for increased transparency to curb corporate malpractice

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has called for increased transparency within the business sector in a bid to curb corporate malpractice. A new report by the association has

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Body calls for DSTV boycott over subscription fee hike

Kenyans were slapped with an over 15% rise in subscription fee for DSTV viewership by Multichoice, a move that sparked outrage among subscribers. Kenya is a key market for the

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UN confirms Kenya is ready for a nuclear power program

Kenya can now move forward with its plans to develop a nuclear power program, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United Nations’ nuclear power watchdog, has said. The Agency

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Home Afrika fires Ng’ang’a amidst losses

Listed Real Estate developer Home Afrika has sown its Chief Executive Ng’ang’a Njoroge the door amidst losses posted in the first half of 2015. The firm’s Board Chair Lee Karuri