strong global support for vaccine passports, a new Ipsos survey for the World
Economic Forum (WEF) shows. More than three-quarters of people worldwide - 78
percent - support requiring travelers to carry COVID-19 vaccination passports.
of the poll’s respondents were found to be in favour
Manufacturing Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) have today called for financing to enable them to take advantage of opportunities in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Speaking during the event, Director for Chemicals and Minerals, Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, Mr.Julius K.
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
says it is impossible to stop the government from borrowing to sustain its
operations. According to IEA Chief Executive Officer Kwame Owino, should the
government stop borrowing, it will run into severe financial difficulties that
could effectively ground its operations to a halt.
Standard Chartered Bank has launched the Women in Tech
Access to Capital initiative aimed at increasing women’s participation in
The initiative will help women entrepreneurs access start-up
financing and help grow their businesses.
As part of the Bank’s Futuremakers initiative, Standard
Chartered Bank will initially provide Ksh.5 million revolving
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has
urged the Government to review its tax regime on solar energy equipment.
A report by IEA in collaboration with Sydenham Solar dubbed “Enhancing Reliable Electricity Access Through Solar Power Energy,” singled out the imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT)
The National carrier, Kenya Airways (KQ) has said that it will continue to operate the Nairobi-Mumbai route despite skyrocketing COVID-19 cases in India.
In a statement, Kenya Airways said the Nairobi-Mumbai
route was crucial between the two countries and across the continent.
“The route is an important
Kenya and DR Congo have signed four framework cooperation
agreements covering several economic sectors, security and defense as well as
Among the four pacts, signed on the second day of President
Kenyatta’s three-day State visit of DR Congo, is the general cooperation
agreement which provides a framework for
A recent survey by Infotrak shows that 65 percent of
Kenyans feel the country is heading in the wrong direction.
According to an Infotrak poll dubbed ‘Which Way Kenya?’ Kenyans are continuously growing concerned over the direction the country is taking.
In June 2019, only 48
Insurance firm, CIC Group has been feted as
the winner of the Decade of Excellence Insurance Kenya 2021 Award at the 2021
Global Banking and Finance Awards.
Commenting on the global recognition, Patrick Nyaga, CIC Group CEO said, “we are proud to be recognized globally. This award
Gulf African Bank business customers now
stand to gain from a vehicle loan deal signed between the lender and Toyota
Under the deal, Gulf African Bank will
extend financing up to 95 percent of the value of the unit, repayable by the
customer within a period of 60 months