Green art: How young people used art, poetry to tell Africa's climate story

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- After calls for an end to fossil fuel extraction during the African Climate Summit in Nairobi, it was time to try a different strategy to create awareness. Ndereva Mutua, 26, a pai... Read More

Small traders using Hustler Fund loans on households

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- A majority of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSEs) operating in the Kenyan market borrow cash from the State-backed financial inclusion fund, popularly known as Hustler Fund,... Read More

Britam launches cover for aviation sector workers

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- Britam General Insurance has launched a product targeting businesses and individuals in the aviation industry, including personal cover for the crew. The cover will also extend to... Read More

African countries face steep costs in global credit market

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- African sovereigns will continue to face steep borrowing costs in the international market in the near term due to attractive rates on offer in the US financial market, complicatin... Read More

Paint firms ordered to drop Sadolin brand in merger deal

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- The Comesa Competition Commission (CCC) has ordered Dutch paint maker AkzoNobel and Japan's Kansai Plascon Paints to divest the Sadolin paint brand to an independent competitor as ... Read More

Centum eyes debt-free status by March 2024

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- Centum Investment Company Plc plans to become a debt-free holding company by March next year through the repayment of a total Sh2.2 billion worth of loans in the current financial ... Read More

Insider fraud bleeds saccos Sh118 million in past 2 years

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- Savings and credit co-operative societies (Saccos) have lost Sh118.1 million in the past two years to fraud, mainly driven by staff, pointing to the increased need for reinforced s... Read More

Banks to link part of bonus to green financing targets

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- Commercial banks are set to link part of staff pay, including bonuses, to climate-related milestones following the adoption of a climate-related financial disclosures template. Th... Read More

KTDA factory directors to approve second bonus payment for farmers

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- Directors from the 71 tea factories managed by the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) are this month set to commence meetings to review and approve the factories' annual accounts ... Read More

President Ruto's fuel cushion U-turn unsettles investors

Nairobi, Sept. 8 -- A decision by Kenya to reinstate a small cushion to stabilise retail fuel prices has triggered jitters among global investors on the State's commitment to austerity and its ability... Read More