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Why budget will be read early this year

National Budget to be presented early this year to give MPs time to campaign The budget will be presented next week Thursday by Treasury CS Henry Rotich The National Treasury

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Business highlights – We have connected 5.9 million homes to the national grid, says Kenya Power amid conflicting reports

We have connected 5.9 million homes to the national grid, says Kenya Power amid conflicting reports Kenya Power has confirmed that 5.9 million customers have been connected to the grid

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Turkish Airlines awards its top performing travel agencies for dedicated service

Turkish Airlines is a four-star airline with a fleet of 335 aircraft (passengers and cargos) flying to 296 cities in 120 countries worldwide (247 international and 49 domestic cities) The

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PICTURES: Young Kenyan innovators share their ideas in the back of a taxi during the UberPITCH campaign

Uber Kenya launched a pitch campaign to support entrepreneurship and innovation in the country The drive, officially known as UberPITCH, is supported by entrepreneur empowerment group, Mettā, in conjunction with Nairobi

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Borrowers received Sh38.5 million in credit from Equitel’s Eazzy platform as value of loans disbursed increases by 618% in 2016

Equitel Eazy Loan disbursement rose by 618% in 2016 hitting 38.5 billion compared to what the lender recorded in 2015 During the year 2016,  value of Eazzy Loans advanced to

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Launch of travel magazine to bolster country’s tourism sector

  Kenya’s tourism sector has received a major boost after EatOut, an online platform that links consumers to local restaurants, announced the official entrance of Nomad, a free East Africa

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Philippines betting firm branches into Kenyan market

Philippines-based firm Dafabet International has entered Kenyan market as it eyes continent’s expansion Unlike other betting sites in Kenya, Dafabet state-of-the-art ‘match-tracker’ feature would offer betters with a ‘cash-out’ system

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Pay TV firm rolls-out TV sets with inbuilt digital receivers into the Kenyan market

The Company now diversifies its line of business with the entry of the new business unit The television sets will complement the pay television offering it has operated in the

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Business highlights – Retailers hike cooking gas prices by Ksh330.

Posta proposes 64% increase in mail box charges The Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) has proposed an increase in mail box charges that will see the prices paid by companies,

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Business highlights – ISK, real estate lobby urge government to enforce stricture measures protecting Kenyans from rogue developers

Consumer lobby group clashes with Beverages Association after COFEK says Kenya loses Ksh30 billion to illicit brews each year Kenya loses Ksh30 billion every year in revenue due to illicit