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Seychelles tourism board and KQ to boost intra Africa tourism in new MoU

The agreement encapsulates a framework for collaboration between the airline and the Seychelles Tourism Board and is underpinned by the strategic value of tourism to both organisations, and to the airlines

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Lobbyists oppose national treasury move to lower taxes on plain cigarettes

Rotich suggested a two-tier tax structure of Sh2, 500 for every 1,000 sticks of filtered cigarettes and Sh1, 800 for every 1,000 sticks of plain cigarettes. Previously, all cigarettes were

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Business highlights – SMEs engaged in furniture-making and construction set to benefit from fall in paint prices

SMEs engaged in furniture-making and construction to benefit from fall in paint prices Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) engaged in furniture-making and construction are likely to benefit from a drop

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Seychelles to offer employment opportunities to skilled Kenyan workers

Seychelles to employ qualified and experienced manpower from Kenya including teachers to bridge the gap of labor shortages within the country The president of the Indian Ocean nation Danny Faure

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Uber partners with Old Mutual to boost financial literacy among drivers

Uber has entered into a pact with financial service provider Old Mutual to offer free financial training to uber drivers across the country The move comes following recent revelations that

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New M-secure system to tame rampant robberies facing M-pesa agents

Leading telecommunication provider Safaricom is set to roll out a security device to protect M-pesa agents from the rampant insecurity The M-secure device alerts nearest security offers at the touch of

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Depositers to wait longer to access cash as CBK extends Chase bank term in Receivership

Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited was a rapidly developing commercial bank, operating through 62 branches. After being put on receivership, the Bank re-opened with reduced activities on April 27, 2016, managed

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Bidco Africa appoints Chris Diaz as Group Sales & Marketing Director

Leading consumer goods manufacturer Bidco Africa has appointed Chris Diaz as Group Sales and Marketing Director. The appointment comes when Bidco Africa is expected to launch several new products in

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Business highlights – Transport Authority to release new digital driving licences in May as state body seeks to eliminate cases of bribery

  New digital driving licences will enforce road rules while eliminating cases of bribery, says Transport Authority boss Motorists will begin using new digital driving licences to pay instant traffic

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Business highlights – Government sets guidelines for GMO testing in move to safeguard public health

Cooking gas prices rise to Ksh2,030, highest mark since July 2016 The price of a 13kg cylinder of cooking gas has crossed the Ksh2,000 mark for the first time since