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Central Bank braces for ‘Brexit’ aftermath after historic vote

Central banks across the world, including Kenya’s regulator, have pledged to take action to avert any breakdown in financial-market liquidity in the aftermath of a UK vote to leave the

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Ethiopia in a pact with AstraZeneca’s Healthy Heart Africa Programme to Fight Hypertension in 7 regions

The fight against hypertension in Ethiopia gained momentum today following the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with a Non-Governmental Organization AstraZeneca. The main aim of the MoU is to tackle

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Government lowers real estate tax to curb housing deficit

The government has lowered corporate tax for real estate developers to 20 per cent down from 30 per cent, a move that seeks to address a housing shortage within the

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Kenya to deepen bilateral relations with Mexico

Kenya is set to further deepen its bilateral relations with Mexico, the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs has confirmed. Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs Cabinet Secretary

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Lafarge Eco Systems to partner with Varsity in environmental conservation bid

Lafarge Ecosystems, the environmental arm of Bamburi Cement, has signed an agreement with Pwani University that will see the two institutions partner on an array of environmental conservation initiatives. The

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Bamburi Cement to donate land as firm moves to support tourism sector Regional manufacturer, Bamburi Cement has reaffirmed its commitment to Kenya’s tourism sector following the company’s assurance to donate

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Over 520,000 to benefit from KENET and Liquid Telkom Kenya pact

Over 500,000 students and 20, 000 other consumers are set to benefit from a partnership between the Kenya Education Network (KENET) and Liquid Telecom Kenya seeking to ensure internet access and increase

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Cassava enterprise wins Sh31million Nestlé global prize

Agro-Hub, an organization from that helps small scale farmers gain access to sustainable markets for their cassava is the winner of the 2016 Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value Prize. The group won Sh31million

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NTA survey report reveals how governors misuse funds

  The National Taxpayers Association (NTA) has released a report showing how six counties misused funds meant for development. The report, dubbed County Citizen Report Cards (CRCs) was released yesterday

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Invest in technology to ensure implementation of County projects, says Auditor General

  The Auditor General has urged the government to invest in technology that will help oversee how taxpayers’ money moves from the Commission of Revenue Allocation (CRA) to the projects