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Business highlights – Uber drivers threaten to go on strike over new pricing model

  Uber drivers threaten to go on strike over new pricing model Uber has introduced a low-cost option for customers willing to use older cars The firm’s drivers have vowed

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Business highlights – Majority of unlicenced businesses need Ksh50,000 or less to get off the ground

Majority of unlicenced businesses need Ksh50,000 or less to get off the ground The family remains the key financial support pillar for small firms Commercial banks lent micro, small and

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Business highlights-April 21 2017 Kenya hit by jobs slowdown for the first time in 4 years

Kenya hit by jobs slowdown for the first time in 4 years The Kenyan economy lost its job creation momentum for the first time in four years, even as large

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Business highlights – Congested job market spells doom for college graduates

Little hope for college graduates as formal sector fails to create new jobs in 2016 The Kenyan economy lost its job creation momentum for the first time in four years

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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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Business highlights – Wealthy Nairobians unfazed by high commodity prices as number of poor Kenyans continues to rise

Sugar prices likely to rise as cane poaching and drought put Nzoia Sugar on the brink of collapse Nzoia Sugar Company in Bungoma County faces collapse due to a sugar

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Business highlights – MPs reduce government spending for road and energy projects by Ksh5.5 billion

MPs cut back on spending for road and energy projects in new budget The country’s Budget and Appropriation Committee has cut Kenya’s infrastructure budget by Ksh5 billion Members of Parliament