The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has
announced a new revenue collection platform for Nairobi City County.
KRA says Nairobi revenue system which
is an initiative of the national government, in collaboration with the Nairobi Metropolitan
Services (NMS) and the authority is now operational.
The platform aims at having an
Kenyans face steeper electricity bills this month after
upward adjustments to ‘non-constant’ tariffs by the Energy and Petroleum
Regulatory Authority (EPRA).
The higher bills are attributable to a greater fuel cost
charge (FCC) and foreign exchange fluctuation (FERFA) adjustments by EPRA on
However, the higher tariffs are ironic given the
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Cameroonian
government on Friday signed a deal of 106 billion CFA francs (about $192
million) to construct a major ring road in the country’s restive Anglophone
region of Northwest.
AfDB Central African Director General Serge N’Guessan said
the bank had granted the loan as
More than 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been
administered in China by Saturday, as the country is pushing ahead with the
largest vaccination drive in the history of New Chin.
It took the country just five days to hit its most recent
100-million dose increase, according to
Kenya’s leading betting
firm Odibets has announced that it will be giving out a free bonus of Sh1000 to
fathers this weekend in a campaign dubbed ‘Wee ni Baba yao, kula Thao ’ that is
set to commemorate this year’s Fathers’ Day celebration.
Speaking to journalists
during the launch of
The Kenya banking industry under the umbrella of the Kenya
Bankers Association (KBA) will host the second Inua Biashara Summit for Micro, Small
and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) from June 22, to 29, 2021.
Ten speakers from the public and private sector are
confirmed to engage MSMEs from across the
Africa is mourning the death of one of its liberation
leaders, Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first independence president who died on Thursday aged 97.
Kaunda ruled Zambia from 1964, when the southern African
nation won its independence from Britain, until 1991.
Zambia has declared 21 days of mourning during
In 2017, Kenya moved to the forefront of the global war on single-use plastics when it outlawed the manufacturing, sale and distribution of plastic carrier bags.
Nairobi has been ranked as the third most stressful city in Africa
after Nigeria’s Lagos and Cairo, according to a report by Germany-based Company
Nairobi also ranked at number 80 out of a list of 100
The top 100 cities for the survey were chosen based on
The government has
allayed concerns that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Housing pillar under the Big 4 Agenda is dead.
Housing Principal Secretary
Charles Hinga said the program is still on course, about 14 months before Kenyatta’s
Over 1,000 housing units are
set to be delivered by December this