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 Kenya set to host largest agriculture conference on the continent Kenya is set to host this year’s African Green Revolution Forum, a gathering that will see 1,500 delegates convene in

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Kenya’s cut flower sector braces for ‘Brexit’ referendum on Thursday

Kenya’s horticulture industry, and especially the cut flowers sector, will bear the brunt of Britain’s potential withdrawal from the European Union (EU), new data has confirmed. Analysts warn that while

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Shoe vendor K-Shoe goes live on NSE

Local shoe vendor Nairobi Business Ventures trading as K-Shoe has became the first firm in almost two years to list on the Growth Enterprise Market Segment (Gems) at the Nairobi

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Nestle to train, create 300,000 jobs for African youth by 2018

Nestle, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, has announced plans to offer job training and opportunities to 300,000 African youth by the year 2018. The move, according

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Imperial Bank depositors to access a portion of their cash as NIC gives lender Sh1.5 million Imperial Bank Limited depositors will soon be able to access a portion of their

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EU urged to tighten rules on ivory trade

Conservation groups have urged the European Union (EU) to follow the examples of China and the United States and crack down on global ivory trade by prohibiting all exports and

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4,000 new CDS accounts opened as more Kenyans warm up to capital market investments

A total of 4,608 new Central Depository System (CDS) accounts were opened in Q1/2016, compared to 6,843 new accounts opened in the quarter ending December 2015, indicating that more Kenyans

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Law firm Anjarwalla & Khanna wins Private Equity Africa Award

Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K), Kenya’s leading full-service corporate law firm, and the largest firm in Eastern Africa, has won the Local Advisor of the Year award at the Private Equity Africa

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New International Chamber of Commerce Chairman vows to focus on trade, job creation

 Sunil Bharti Mittal, the new Chairman for the international Chamber of Commerce (ICC), has vowed to focus on spurring trade, investment and job creation across the region, following his recent

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4,000 new CDS accounts opened as more Kenyans warm up to capital market investments

A total of 4,608 new Central Depository System (CDS) accounts were opened in Q1/2016, compared to 6,843 new accounts opened in the quarter ending December 2015, indicating that more Kenyans