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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

News highlights-March 8 2017 Former Education minister Joseph Otiende passes on

Former Education minister Joseph Otiende passes on Kenya’s first ever education minister Joseph Otiende has passed away while receiving treatment at Avenue Hospital in Kisumu at the age of 100.

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The story of a Nairobi taxi driver who was left behind by the Uber fad

“That business destroys cars. You buy a vehicle, put hundreds of kilometres on it in a short time and it falls apart before you make any real money for yourself,”

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Kenyans’ love for coffee helps retail chains grow 10-fold in 5 years

Uber drivers move to raise minimum fare to Ksh300 for shortest trips Uber drivers are demanding a reversal of the 35% price cut that came into effect in July last

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Uber to raise fares six months after cutting prices by 35%

The state has commended Uber for increasing fare charges The US-based taxi hailing app reduced its fares by 35% in August 2016 The government has given Uber until tomorrow to

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Uber drivers to shut down as management declines to address grievances

It is rumoured that the management has declined to review the Uber fare pricings The drivers and owners of the vehicles signed to Uber will tomorrow go on a strike

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Business highlights – Uber drivers go on strike over 25% company commission

Uber drivers go on strike over 25% company commission, operators prepare to demonstrate on Thursday Taxi drivers using the Uber e-hailing platform are on strike The vehicle operators are protesting

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Business highlights – Shelter Afrique MD resigns after report implicates him in staff harassment, fraud scandal

  Shelter Afrique MD resigns after report implicates him in staff harassment, fraud scandal James Mugerwa has stepped down from his position as Shelter Afrique Managing Director. Mr Mugerwa’s exit

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Business highlights – South Africa denies reports that strict immigration laws are targeting Kenyans

Kenyans to pay more for basic goods as economic growth slows down The price of basic consumer goods is set to rise as Kenya’s economic growth has been downgraded yet

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Business highlights – We are here to stay, Airtel says amid exit rumours

  Uber Kenya introduces upfront fare payments Taxi-hailing service, Uber has introduced upfront fares in Kenya, allowing riders to budget and pay for trips beforehand. Uber introduced the fares option