State mulls Sh20 least betting amount

Nairobi, Sept. 13 -- Gamblers will be restricted to staking amounts of not less than Sh20, if a proposal meant to curb the growing appeal of betting among Kenyans is adopted. The Betting Control and ... Read More

No reprieve for fuel, electricity consumers

Nairobi, Sept. 13 -- Kenyans are grappling with costly electricity and fuel, contrary to earlier promises by President William Ruto's administration to keep the two critical commodities affordable. E... Read More

New levy to increase price of mobile phones, gadgets

Nairobi, Sept. 12 -- Mobile phones and other electronic gadgets with audio and video recording functions are set to become more expensive as the State moved to impose a new levy on such devices from t... Read More

Civil servants' bonuses, perks cost Sh4.2bn

Nairobi, Sept. 11 -- Bonuses, pay increments and Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) cost the government Sh4.27 billion in the year ended June, amid a growing push by government workers for better... Read More

GDC inks geothermal advisory deal with Malawi

Nairobi, Sept. 7 -- The Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has signed deals with Malawi to help unlock the southern African nation's geothermal power. In the partnership, GDC will provide geoscient... Read More

Globeleq's 35-megawatt power plant delays on State red tape

Nairobi, Sept. 7 -- Construction of a 35-megawatt geothermal power plant in Menengai by UK-based Globeleq has been delayed due to government red tape. Globeleq disclosed that the State is yet to fulf... Read More

Betting firms face two more gambling taxes in new Bill

Nairobi, Sept. 6 -- The State is lining up two new taxes on betting firms, escalating the onslaught on the multi-billion shilling industry whose growth appears to defy heavy taxation. The Betting Con... Read More

Application window for Kenyan university, TVET student scholarships extended

Nairobi, Sept. 6 -- The application window for government scholarships by freshmen at universities and technical colleges has been extended by a month to October 7 after a lower-than-expected number o... Read More

10 firms join the battle for betting billions

Nairobi, Sept. 5 -- Ten new betting firms have been licensed to operate in Kenya, highlighting the growth of the industry despite increased taxation meant to tame the gambling craze in the country. T... Read More

Eyes on fuel price control as new formula to be unveiled

Nairobi, Aug. 14 -- Kenya is expected to reveal the changes in the current fuel pricing formula before the end of this month in changes that could have implications on what consumers pay. The ongoing... Read More