Category: Business

LOW COST HOUSING LAUNCHED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA

LOW COST HOUSING LAUNCHED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF KENYA By African Times Special Correspondent The State Department for Housing and Urban Development Principal Secretary Charles Hinga and other senior government officials, Tushia Global Holdings Chairman Bishop Mark Kariuki and reputable…

AGONY OF CUSTOMERS AS CORORAVIRUS OVERTURNS CONTRACT SIGNINGS GLOBALLY

AGONY OF CUSTOMERS AS CORORAVIRUS OVERTURNS CONTRACT SIGNINGS GLOBALLY By Wachira Muthee and Sharon Chebet (African Times Guest Writers) In the wake of the year 2020, a pandemic struck the world, including Kenya. The World Health Organization (WHO) labeled it…

KENYAN GOVERNMENT URGED TO LIFT THE BAN ON SECOND HAND CLOTHES

KENYAN GOVERNMENT URGED TO LIFT THE BAN ON SECOND HAND CLOTHES By Ken Kamau Officials of the Mitumba Association urged the Ministry of Trade, Industrialization and Enterprise Development to lift the ban on second hand clothing imposed in early March…

33M BOOST TO KENYAN COVID-19 KITTY

33M BOOST TO KENYAN COVID-19 KITTY By Ednah Kiarie Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), through its Health Sector Board, Kenya Healthcare Federation, KHF, handed over a donation of equipment and materials worth more than KSh33 million to the Ministry of…

KEPSA AND EDUCATE GLOBAL ENTER INTO A PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT WOMEN

KEPSA AND EDUCATE GLOBAL ENTER INTO A PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT WOMEN By Ednah Kiarie Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has entered into a partnership with Educate Global (EG), a private equity manager focused on impact investments in midsized businesses in…

KENYA COMMERCIAL BANK DISBURSES OVER 2B DIVIDEND PAYOUT TO KENYAN GOVERNMENT

KENYA COMMERCIAL BANK DISBURSES OVER 2B DIVIDEND PAYOUT TO TREASURY By Donald Kogai Kenya Commercial Bank Group Disburses over 2 billion Kenya shillings Dividend Payout to Treasury for the year ending December 2019, signifying a sustained return to shareholders amid…

TWO TRAINS PER DAY FOR TRANSPORTING GOODS TO NAIVASHA INLAND CONTAINER DEPOT FROM MOMBASA

TWO TRAINS PER DAY FOR TRANSPORTING GOODS TO NAIVASHA INLAND CONTAINER DEPOT FROM MOMBASA By Douglas Muriithi All the Government Agencies led by the Kenya Ports Authority are on the ground to offer services to ensure smooth cargo off-take. Those…

EGYPT BOOST KENYA COVID-19 KITTY

EGYPT BOOST KENYA COVID-19 KITTY By Patrick Mwaura Commercial International Bank (CIB) of Egypt has joined the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya and is making US $100,000 donation to the Kenya Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund. CIB is responding…

IT’S GREENER PASTURE FOR THE MAN BEHIND M-PESA ACQUISITION

IT’S GREENER PASTURE FOR THE MAN BEHIND M-PESA ACQUISITION By Chris Ojow The Man who assisted to build Safaricom shareholders value to a whooping over one trillion Kenya shillings has been elevated to the position of Chief Financial Officer at…

BEST RECORD PERFORMANCE WITNESSED AT THE PORT OF MOMBASA

BEST RECORD PERFORMANCE WITNESSED AT THE PORT OF MOMBASA By Douglas Muriithi The Port of Mombasa has witnessed a record performance by a new caller at the second container terminal. Container carrier Mv. Cosco Yinkou docked On Friday 12th June…

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