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ERC’s upward fuel cost review blamed on road maintenance levy increase

  The Energy Regulatory Commission’s (ERC) move to raise pump prices in its latest review has taken effect today, marking the highest increase since prices dropped last year. Pump prices

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Nairobi gears up for Social Media Week Nairobi is set to host an event dubbed Social Media Week independent (SMWi) from September 12 to September 16. Kenya’s capital will be

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KRA in move to seal loop holes, increase tax base

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has said it will review tax incentives before the 2016/17 fiscal year as the commission seeks to seal all loop holes thus increasing its tax

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iWayAfrica and Avanti announce plan to improve download speeds across East Africa

iWayAfrica, a Pan-African broadband provider and Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services, have announced a satellite connectivity upgrading service that will see customers in Kenya get

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Expansion of supermarket chains threatens to push small businesses off retail sector

The arrival of new supermarket chains in Kenya does not bode well for small businesses operating within the country’s retail sector, a new report from the Oxford Business Group (OBG)

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Kenyan Businesses in South Sudan to resume operations following ceasefire

Kenyan firms operating in South Sudan are hopeful their companies will resume operations as soon as possible once the situation in the conflict-ridden country returns to normal. The unrest, which

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Local Hoteliers expected to reap big from UNCTAD conference

Kenya’s tourism and Hotel industries are set to benefit from the upcoming United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) meeting, which is scheduled to kick off next week. Speaking

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 Young population set to contribute to growth in agriculture, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors  Moody’s, a global research and credit ratings company, has stated that Kenya’s strong growth and improving governance

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Communication Authority launches system to monitor quality of service offered to consumers 

The Communication Authority (CA) has launched a new platform dubbed the Radio-frequency Identification (RFID)-based Mail Quality Measurement System that will enable the organisation to independently determine and verify the quality

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Corporate organizations forced to re-evaluate strategies due to poor management

 A majority of the country’s corporate organizations are in the process of restructuring their management schemes, a new survey has revealed. The report released by audit firm Deloitte, indicates that