The Speaker of the National Assembly, Justin Muturi has gazetted a
Special House sitting, Wednesday, for the tabling and debate of the Justice and
Legal Affairs Committee (JLAC), Report on the vetting of Martha Koome for
appointment as the country’s next Chief Justice.
On May 13, Members of JLAC
African SME private equity fund manager, Ascent has announced the first rolling close of its Ascent Rift Valley Fund II (ARVF II) which has raised nearly Ksh. 10.8 billion (more than USD 100 million), exceeding its initial target of Ksh. 8.6 billion ($ 80 million).
officially eased COVID-19 restrictions allowing hotels in the regional tourism
hubs to function at full capacity.
Government of Dubai has also allowed
concerts and sports events on the condition
that all the participants and attendees must be fully vaccinated.
to Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, precautionary
At least 21 people have died with nearly 100 others missing
after a monster cyclone ripped through western India Monday evening.
Cyclone Tauktae hammered the Gujarat coast leaving hundreds
of thousands of people without power.
Moving at a speed of 185 kilometres per hour, the cyclone uprooted
Markets Authority (CMA) has admitted seven firms to its Regulatory
innovation hub allows firms to test new products for possible rollout in the
local capital markets.
is part of its strategic priority to leverage on technology across the
capital markets value chain, as espoused in its 2018-2023 Strategic
telco by market share, Safaricom has been presented with the “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile
Industry Award” by the GSM Association (GSMA), an association of global
recognizes exceptional achievements for technology advancements in the mobile
industry by an individual or organization that are shaping the mobile sector.
The National Treasury is now pushing to exempt local
businesses from the Digital Service Tax (DST).
Under the 2021 Finance Bill, National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Ukur Yatani wants the DST to be applicable to foreigners or non-residents who use the digital market place in the country beginning
The Senate has upheld the removal from office by impeachment
of Wajir County Governor Mohamed Abdi Mohamud.
Twenty five Senators voted in favour of his impeachment over
alleged gross violation of the Constitution, as recommended by an 11-member
Special Committee of the Senate. Two Senators opposed the impeachment
Kenya has recorded 10 new fatalities
arising from COVID-19, raising the country’s cumulative fatalities to 3,013.
According to the latest update from the National Emergency Response Committee on Coronavirus (NERC), three of the reported deaths occurred on diverse dates within the last one month while seven
Listed investment firm, Transcentury Plc
has proposed to undertake a Rights Issue to raise funds as part of its
This as the firm announced that it narrowed
its losses in 2019 by 12.9 percent to report a pre-tax loss of Ksh. 3.185
billion down from Ksh. 3.658