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Business highlights – August 15 2017 – Fuel prices drop marginally in August monthly review

Tourist numbers stumble on poll jitters: The tourism sector in the country is bearing the brunt of post poll jitters as the number of tourists visiting the country dwindles. Tourism

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Business highlights – August 14 2017 – Cement use hits record decline in over a decade

Cement use hits record decline in over a decade: The production and use of cement in Kenya fell significantly in the first half of 2017, pointing to a slowdown in

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Business highlights – August 14 2017 – Internet subscriptions decline in Q3 2016-2017

Internet subscriptions decline in Q3 2016-2017: A report by the Communications Authority (CA) has revealed a decline in internet subscriptions in the last quarter of financial year 2016-2017. According to

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Business highlights – August 11 2017 – Kenya, India sign tax agreement to boost trade relations

Ecobank appoints Kenyan Eric J. Odhiambo as group Chief Risk Officer: Pan-African banking conglomerate Ecobank has appointed has appointed Kenyan Eric Jones Odhiambo as the Group Chief Risk Officer and

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Business highlights – August 10 2017 – Kenya horticultural exports overcome Brexit effect, grow by 20%

Qatar to offer visa-free entry in effort to ease diplomatic crisis: Qatar on Wednesday introduced a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism. The Gulf

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Business highlights – August 9 2017 – Lenders move to court to oppose KQ’s restructuring strategy

Kenya’s exports to Tanzania dwindle as Nairobi, Dar trade tiff continues: The exportation of Kenyan products to Tanzania has recorded a 33% decline on the back of a trade spat

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Business highlights August 7 2017 – SGR staff lose valuables worth Ksh5 million in early morning robbery

Schneider unveils new electric lab at Don Bosco Institute: Global specialist in energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, in partnership with the Salesian Don Bosco Foundation in Kenya has unveiled

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Kenya Railways Introduces New Security Features For Madaraka Express Tickets

Kenya Railways has announced that starting Wednesday, August 9, 2017 all tickets for the Madaraka Express will bear the names and National ID (or Passport Number) of passengers to whom

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Jumia e-commerce and Jumia Market merge to focus on growth

Africa’s number one online retailer Jumia has announced a merger between two of its entities; Jumia (e-commerce) and Jumia Market in a bid to boost its growth and strengthen the group’s

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Business highlights August 7 2017 – Government in Ksh1 trillion plan to address water shortage

Government in Ksh1 trillion plan to address water shortage The government plans to spend Sh100 billion every year over the next decade in an ambitious programme to provide water, an official has