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Business highlights – August 17 2017 – HF Foundation programme to improve skills in construction sector

HF Foundation programme to improve skills in construction sector: In a bid to improve the quality of technical skills in the construction industry, the HF Foundation hosted a mentorship forum

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Plastic bags ban will create more sustainable jobs

The ban on plastic bags will create more sustainable jobs in other sectors of the economy, Vision 2030 delivery secretariat has said today. Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat Director General, Dr.

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LC Waikiki and Woolworths set to open another shop at The Hub Karen

Global fashion retail giants LC Waikiki and Woolworths have announced plans to open stores at The Hub Karen Mall, cementing the mall’s stature to attract leading international brands. The two

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Nairobi records 22% rise in domestic air travel capacity

Nairobi is the only city in Africa whose airports are recording higher growth for domestic capacity than that of international capacity, with a 22% boost, according to a new report

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Business highlights – August 17 2017 – Uganda licensed airline to give KQ a run for its money

Uganda-licensed airline to give KQ a run for its money: Uganda has licensed a private airline that is bound to bring tough competition for Kenya Airways (KQ) which has previously

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Business highlights – August 16 2017 – KQ employees sue carrier over termination following forensic audit report

Former senior KQ employees sue carrier over termination following forensic audit report: Two former Kenya Airways (KQ) senior employees have sued the national carrier for sacking them over what they claim

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Business highlights – August 16 2017 – ICTA on the spotlight over Ksh160 million theft:

Nakuru tourism sector thrives despite poll jitters: The tourism sector in Nakuru County experienced a boom, defying uncertainties of the heated electioneering period. Central Rift Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Assistant

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Business highlights – August 15 2017 – Matatu owners counting massive losses due to post-poll uncertainties

Matatu owners counting massive losses due to post-poll uncertainties: The Matatu industry has in the last five lost an estimated Ksh700 million owing to the current post-election tension the country.

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Kenyan selected among fifteen emerging young African entrepreneurs set to compete for Ksh10 million Anzisha Prize

Fifteen young African entrepreneurs have emerged as finalists from a field of more than 800 applicants for the seventh annual Anzisha Prize, Africa’s premier award for her youngest entrepreneurs. Supported

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Truecaller integrates video calling capability with Google Duo

Truecaller has announced its integration with video calling app Google Duo, allowing users to make video calls directly through the Truecaller app on Android and iOS platforms. The new feature