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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ introduces into Kenyan market

Samsung Electronic East Africa has announced the availability of S9 and S9+ devices into the market.The devices were unpacked globally on the 25th February. With every purchase of any two

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Safaricom Foundation Sets aside Sh26 Million for free Medical Camps

Safaricom Foundation has partnered with the Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre (DMI) to offer free medical services to Kenyans across the country. Safaricom Foundation will contribute Sh26 million to fund

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Afternoon business highlights – September 21 2017

Beauty products firm Darling Kenya launches new brand in bid to maintain market leadership Darling Kenya has today relaunched its Abuja hair extension brand portfolio in a move to drive

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News highlights I will not campaign for Raila, says Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi says he is not going to campaign for Presidential candidate and National Super Alliance leader,

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Supreme Court ruling triggers 30 minute shut down at Nairobi Securities Exchange

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) was hit by a 30 minute shut down after today’s Supreme Court ruling nullifying the August 8 presidential election. Trading rules require the bourse to shut down

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Business highlights – August 31 2017 – Hundreds of city commuters left stranded as rail workers boycott duty

Safaricom’s Little app launches in Lagos: Online cab-hailing app, Little, is set to be launched in Lagos, Nigeria in October taking abroad its battle for customers with rival firms Uber

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Safaricom to sponsor Kenya Airways East African Safari classic rally to the tune of Sh 17 million

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has announced a Sh17 Million support towards the biennial Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic Rally scheduled for 23rd November to 1st December across Kenya and Tanzania. Safaricom made the announcement

News highlights-May 10 2017 Bob Collymore gets two year extension as Safaricom CEO

Bob Collymore gets two year extension as Safaricom CEO Listed telecom operator Safaricom has extended the tenure of its chief executive officer Bob Collymore by two years. The move by

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Business highlights – Safaricom taxi hailing service Little to use face recognition software for cab drivers

One out of 10 global mobile transactions done in Kenya One in every 10 mobile money transactions in the world is done in Kenya The realisation has highlighted Nairobi’s stature as

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Business highlights – Mobile money sector to create opportunities worth Ksh41 trillion in 8 years

Mobile money sector to create opportunities worth Ksh41 trillion by 2025 Mobile money in Africa will represent a $400 billion (Ksh41.4 trillion) opportunity by the year 2025 John Aglionby, East