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TCPAK on its role in the Big 4 Agenda

The Town and County Planners Association of Kenya (TCPAK), the professional society for town planners, is responsible for identifying the best location for and amount of land required for housing, manufacturing industry, food production and health facilities. The body says it also works to deliver on President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “Big4 agenda”.   

Kenya’s disruptive financial technology sector

Mobile money service transactions, currently valued at about Kshs 2.1 trillion, is driving the fintech sub-sector in Kenya, promoting financial inclusion

KCB officially acquires National Bank of Kenya

The biggest bank by market capitalisation, Kenya Commercial Bank Group, has finished acquiring National Bank of Kenya (NBK).

AfDB approves $229m for expansion of ‘Great North Road’

The approval was granted on 26 September during a meeting at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan.

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CBK Yet to Recover All Kshs 1,000 Notes

Despite a gazette notice by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announcing last May that all citizens should return all Kshs 1,000 notes by September 30th, 7,386,000 of these have not yet been returned. “This is equivalent to Kshs 7,386,000,000, the amount that was lost during the Goldenberg era,” says the regulator. Gazette Notice 4849 had sought to replace the Kshs 1,000 by October 31, 2019 with the New Generation banknotes. CBK states that there were 209,661,000 pieces of Kshs 1,000 notes returned by September 30th…

Technology

Tackling cyber-threats in Kenya

iLabAfrica, BCK Kenya and Audit Consulting Product Management company have signed an MoU to combat cybercrime, which costs Kenya $ 295 Million

CCHUB Launches Nyota to celebrate Africa’s Tech Leaders

To honour leaders in technology and innovation, Nigerian Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) has unveiled an African augmented reality art experience dubbed “Nyota” that showcases and celebrates 24 of Africa's technology pioneers.

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Tech

SEACOM: Powering Africa’s digital economy

SEACOM, the company behind Africa’s first broadband submarine cable system, is innovating services…

Tackling cyber-threats in Kenya

iLabAfrica, BCK Kenya and Audit Consulting Product Management company have signed an MoU to combat…

‘SMS will still remain viable’

As the use of SMSs declines amid growing use of native apps and social media platforms, Afrinet…

CCHUB Launches Nyota to celebrate Africa’s…

To honour leaders in technology and innovation, Nigerian Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) has unveiled an…

Economy

AFRAA seeks to boost air connectivity in Africa

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in partnership with Air Mauritius kicked off on Monday…

SEACOM: Powering Africa’s digital economy

SEACOM, the company behind Africa’s first broadband submarine cable system, is innovating services…

TCPAK on its role in the Big 4 Agenda

The Town and County Planners Association of Kenya (TCPAK), the professional society for town…

Glovo, News Cafe partners in an aggressive market…

Glovo has partnered with South African restaurant chain News Cafe in a move that seeks to expand the…

Hospitality

Steering a 21-member state bloc

COMESA has been actively playing its role by pushing for growth and contributing to the progress and…

Aiming for zero cholera

The country is amid the rainy season, commonly known as cholera season due to frequent flooding…

Edrington taps into single malt scotch market with…

The Macallan is a Luxury Single Malt Scotch Whisky, ranked the number 1, Malt Whisky in value…

Telling her African narrative through quality…

This growing wave has inspired new and dynamic fashion designers. Nairobi, for instance, is…

Sporting

Manchester City win back-to-back Premier League…

Manchester City are the Premier League champions. But that statement does not go anywhere…

Medal of Freedom awarded to ‘true…

President Trump on Monday awarded Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s…

Tiger Woods to visit White House to celebrate…

Tiger Woods serves as an example of resilience and determination for the reason of how he persevered…

Liverpool beat Southampton 3-1 to return to top of…

For the second week running Liverpool looked like losing ground on Manchester City in a…

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