Author: Steve Umidha

State told to slash taxes on vital medicines, equipment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Medical facilities and pharmaceutical firms have urged the government to reduce high taxes imposed on life-saving products such as insulin, […]

Economy: Uhuru lauds fight against Covid-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded the country’s coronavirus (Covid-19) response, saying it contributed immensely in bolstering economic growth.Following the outbreak […]

Kenyans spend heavily on Christmas, research shows

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenyan consumers are spending more than half of their monthly earnings on the upcoming festivities, a new global consumer study […]

WEEE Centre targets youth in its job creation drive

Reading Time: 2 minutes Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Centre Limited (WEEE Centre) will, through a mix of technical assistance improve the operations of […]

Make pension contribution binding, Laptrust CEO says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Although Kenya’s pension fund sector is ranked the biggest in the region with over Sh1.4 trillion worth of savings invested […]

Boom for auto firms as new car sales rise 18pc

Reading Time: 2 minutes The sale of new cars domestically grew 18 per cent from 10 months to October, reversing depressed sales witnessed in […]

Kenya’s trade balance with China worries economists

Reading Time: 2 minutes The massive trade deficit between Kenya and China is raising concern among experts. Economists say Kenya’s imports from China have […]

Underwriters unable to price cyber-insurance amid threats

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenyan companies are staring at huge losses running in cyber-related crimes after revelations that underwriters are unable to offer cyber […]