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Kenya to spend Sh250 million hosting Unctad conference

Kenya will spend close to Sh250 million hosting the upcoming United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) ministerial conference scheduled for 17 to 22 July, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary

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 Dandora youth to benefit from government-funded vocational training centre  Korea International Cooperation (KOICA), Kia Motors, Kenya Good Neighbours and Nairobi City County Government are set to build a vocational training

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Standard Chartered in pact with USAid to ease electricity challenges in the region

Standard Chartered, a leading international banking group with operations in Kenya, has partnered with the US government to help ease electricity challenges in the region. The initiative will become one

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Kenya to sign MOU with Korea to bolster ICT, education sectors

Information, Communication and Technology Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru and his Education counterpart Dr Fred Matiang’i are set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Kenya and Korean Government. The

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Kebs to burn substandard goods in Kisumu

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) market surveillance team is today set to destroy more than 10,000 cartons seized substandard goods at KEMRI incinerator in Kisumu as the firm seeks

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CA in Sh72 million free internet library digitization programme

The Communications Authority of Kenya, in conjunction with Liquid Telecom Kenya, is set to connect 46 branches of Kenya National Libraries Services (KNLS) to the internet via a digitization programme

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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