• Equity Group Strengthens With Wider Commercial Links

  • Warehouse Receipt System set for a boost

  • IFC Supports Expansion of Kenya’s Leading Consumer Goods Company

  • FIFA Incorporated: Football As Global 'Giant Business'

  • Brazil 2014: Africa At The Cross-Roads

  • Protocol Issues: Somalia Boycotts Kenya-Led Repatriation Talks

  • World Cup Qualifiers: Rugby Squad Seeks To Redeem Kenya’s Pride

  • Policy Change: FDI To Kenya Rises, But Where Is The Data?

  • Going Places: Tanzania’s Tourism Booms As Rest Of The Region Struggles

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Diplomatic News

Diplomatic News

Equity Group Strengthens With Wider Commercial Links

Equity Group Strengthens With Wider Commercial Links

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Regional banking services provider, Equity Bank, has stepped up efforts to enhance its card business and related payment processing services.ROBIN OBINO reports
Equity Bank has now confirmed its partnership with some of the world's leading merchant bu...

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Cover Stories

Cover Story June 2014 - Brazil 2014, Africa at the Cross-Roads

Cover Story June 2014 - Brazil 2014, Africa at the Cross-Roads

Friday, 18 July 2014

The continent has never lacked optimism and approaches each World Cup with hope and drive, despite fate dealing it a bad hand when it comes to the Groupings. Veteran sports analyst ESTEE MUBARAK reports

an African teams look forward with optimism to...

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Diplomacy News & Analysis

Sino-Africa Relations: Li Brings A Smile And The Goodies

Sino-Africa Relations: Li Brings A Smile And The Goodies

Thursday, 19 June 2014

BY NGARI GITUKU

As head of government, top ruling party supremo as well as China's foremost economic advancement kingpin, Premier Li Keqiang's tour of Africa is as profound as it is potentially game-changing. And, from the look of things, this four-...

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Culture

Fashion And Style: Beauty of the Maasai Market

Fashion And Style: Beauty of the Maasai Market

Tuesday, 06 May 2014

It prides itself as being the only venue where time-honoured merchandise from diverse ethnicities and cultures such as paintings, kiondos, curios, beaded necklaces and bracelets, sandals, belts, carvings, baskets, batik wall hangings and other hand-m...

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Envoys of Sport

World Cup Qualifiers: Rugby Squad Seeks To  Redeem Kenya’s Pride

World Cup Qualifiers: Rugby Squad Seeks To Redeem Kenya’s Pride

Friday, 20 June 2014

By BRIAN MUREITHI

The Kenya 15s rugby squad is gearing up to redeem Kenya's pride when it takes part in the final leg of the Rugby World Cup qualifiers in Madagascar. The squad is three games away from qualifying for the world's third biggest sporti...

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Health

Vaccine: Keeping The Flu Virus At Bay

Vaccine: Keeping The Flu Virus At Bay

Friday, 20 June 2014

Anyone is at risk of catching flu irrespective of age or health status since the virus is spread through the air through sneezing and coughing. It takes about four days for the symptoms to appear. BRIAN MUREITHI and NASIBO KABALE report.

As the cold...

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Economy

Survey: Kenya Lags Behind EAC  Members In Economic Growth

Survey: Kenya Lags Behind EAC Members In Economic Growth

Friday, 20 June 2014

Only Burundi, whose economy grew at 4.5 per cent and projected to grow at 4.7 per cent in 2014 performed worse than Kenya, which registered a GDP growth rate of 4.7 per cent last year. Rwanda was top with the highest growth at 7.5 per cent, followed ...

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The Region

Uhuru Kenyatta @ONE: Jubilee's 'Internal Sabotage Factor'

Uhuru Kenyatta @ONE: Jubilee's 'Internal Sabotage Factor'

Friday, 20 June 2014

One year down the line, President Uhuru Kenyatta suffers the ignominy of being the first Kenyan leader to fail in fulfilling his 'pet project' after the laptop promise flopped, but this, is seems, is the least of his problems WANJOHI KABUKURU explain...

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DEA Hotels

Going Places: Tanzania’s Tourism Booms As  Rest Of The Region Struggles

Going Places: Tanzania’s Tourism Booms As Rest Of The Region Struggles

Thursday, 19 June 2014

By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

TANZANIA tourism sector is booming as Kenya struggles with the effects of damaging travel advisories recently issued by the USA, UK, France and Australia. Hundreds of tourists immediately cut short their holidays in Mombasa ...

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Diplomatic License

Why CECAFA Teams Fail

Why CECAFA Teams Fail

Thursday, 19 June 2014

As the glorious season of the World Cup sets in, we turn to our region and despair at what we see. While the rest of Africa appears to be moving forward in their efforts to globalise entertainment and sports activities, the lack of interest by govern...

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Green Agenda

Paradigm Shift: Turning Earth into a Green Plant

Paradigm Shift: Turning Earth into a Green Plant

Friday, 23 May 2014

The Millennium Development Goals were mostly palliative, say experts, the goal should now be to find ways of improving living standards and keeping pressures on food systems, biodiversity and natural resources within limits, PROF RICHARD MUNANG and J...

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Odysseys

From The East: China Loves Africa - Really?

From The East: China Loves Africa - Really?

Friday, 20 June 2014

Derived from societys humorous activities, Michael Sois paintings are full of satire, so they have drawn the wrath of some Chinese. RONALD BERA reports.

Although the title of Michael Soi's series of paintings China loves Africa contrives to give cre...

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