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JKIA fire leads to closure of Terminal 1C

Terminal 1C at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the capital Nairobi has been temporarily closed following night fire. Kenya Airports Authority says the flames that broke out at...

Eastleigh traders close shop over high taxes

Eastleigh Traders’ Association yesterday closed 70 malls with more than 10,000 retail shops to protest high taxes on ready-made garments. Chairman Ibrahim Hussein said they won’t reopen until the...
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From an impoverished school in Central Pokot to Harvard: Young entrepreneur tells his story

He appeared in the list of top 10 students nationally, having schooled in an unpopular school in Central Pokot. Ed beat many odds to become the country’s 6th best candidate in the...

KPA orders all imported goods to be ferried on SGR

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has directed all importers to use the Standard Gauge Railway, as government fights to make the modern railway viable. Acting KPA Managing Director Daniel...

How the youth are responding to the unemployment menace in Kenya

With unemployment reaching dreadful high numbers globally, the current young generation is getting into despair and jumping into dangerous survival habits and exploits. In Kenya, the unemployment rate...

Expensive Chat: Entrepreneur finds a way to earn from public chats

A Dutch entrepreneur, Marc Köhlbrugge has launched a paid public chatroom. Expensive Chat will cost users KES 1 per letter, paid using credit card or Stripe.

Is it a bad idea to hire women?

Every once in a while, we see a woman lose a job after getting pregnant, when she returns to work after maternity leave, or even worse, receive a lower paycheck than the...
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Treasury CS wants land rates increased for leaseholders

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said the State is pushing devolved units to collect more taxes from land and property rates to reduce pressure on revenues. Treasury is reviewing...
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Why success is a threat to business growth

As a business owner, you cannot afford to busk in yesterday's glory. New competitors come, technology changes, your products become obsolete, then you close shop!

How I lost KES 540,000 in a savings scam

I gambled KES 540,000 savings away. Except that I did not visit any casino or betting site!


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