Equity Bank’s airlift program to global universities has  hit 400 scholars who have so far benefited from this initiative. The program supports scholars to secure full scholarships from leading institutions globally. The current total value of the scholarships to date stands at nearly Kshs 10 billion (USD 100 million). This caters for tuition, air tickets

  During last year’s budget reading session, Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich announced that beginning January 2017, KRA will require importers to underwrite all marine insurance business only with locally registered insurers, in compliance with Section 20 CAP 287 of the amended Insurance Act. The Act states that no insurer, broker agent or other person

Theme: Rethinking what the customer wants The Insurance Awards 2017 the 8th Annual celebration of the Insurance sector achievements will be held at the Radisson Blue, Nairobi on Wednesday 19th July 2017. The awards are organized and hosted by Think Business Limited, a strategic research and publishing company specializing in the financial sector. The awards

Huawei Technologies, the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider has announced plans to advance Smart Grid technologies to Africa, beginning with South Africa, followed by other countries like Kenya. The announcement was made during the recently concluded, African Utility Week (AUW) 2017 held in Cape Town, where Huawei Technologies co-hosted its 5th

After a successful first phase of the ‘Buy-Kenyan Build Kenya’ Super Sale in Nairobi and Mombasa, the Government-led initiative is set to kick-off in Nyeri for a three day stretch from Wednesday 31, 2017. Keen to replicate the successes achieved in Nairobi and Mombasa, which attracted over 200,000 Kenyans, the Ministry of Industry, Trade and

The average house prices in Kenya increased marginally by 1.10 per cent during the first quarter of 2017 compared to the 1.58 per cent rise during the last quarter of 2016 according to the Kenya Bankers Association – Housing Price Index (KBA-HPI).  Whereas this supports the observation that house prices are broadly stable, it is

Non-bank financial services firm, Sanlam Kenya has shrugged off fears pre-election jitters may impact negatively on its business three months to the General Election. In a statement to its shareholders, published in the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) listed company’s Annual report and financial statement 2016,  Sanlam Kenya Group Chairman, Dr. John Simba, has expressed optimism

November last year, we announced that the Group Managing Director and CEO Mbuvi Ngunze would step down in the first quarter of 2017 after over five years with the airline, the last two at the helm. We asked Mbuvi to stay on until a successor was identified and also to drive the complex capital optimisation