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Section of Ngong Road shut for dualling works
Kura closes Ngong road access via Valley Road-City Mortuary Roundabout; motorists asked to use alternative routes.

Envoy’s Sh57m court award adds to taxpayers’ Moi-era sins burden
Sally Kosgei accused of malice in the firing and replacement of diplomat with husband in 1999

Safaricom hits highest price since NSE listing
Telco's stock touches Sh28, driven by foreign investor return to the bourse after months of political tension

Kenya’s Mobius car sells out new generation model
Besides local orders, the automaker says it has received interest from neighbouring countries, Europe and the US.

Daystar University resumes next week after student protest
Learners were protesting poor meals and facilities at the institution

US firm gets more funding to make condoms in Nairobi
Restance Inc’s venture is part of UN drive to fight Aids

KRA discloses Sh15.9bn tax on Safaricom deal
The Kenya Revenue Authority says Vodafone share swap with subsidiary attracted capital gains levy.

EDITORIAL: Reckless spending of public funds by counties shameful
We expect Kericho and other county governments to shun profligate spending and only engage in projects that uplift their people.

EDITORIAL: Instil transparency culture
Ministry of Education’s decision to speedily mark and release the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results is without doubt laudable.

Retailers must innovate to be competitive
The Kenyan retail market is clearly going through a very difficult moment.

Disruptors hold key to insurance industry growth
Lack of innovation in this era of digitisation is partly to blame for the low insurance penetration in Kenya and the continent.

It doesn’t take ICT to prove that we are one people
It should not take technology to convince or show us that we are one people.

Kenya’s vast potential for app creation waiting to be tapped
Kenya’s ICT infrastructure offers immense opportunities for people with skills in app creation.

Firefox upgrades search engine for faster browsing
Web browser Firefox has upgraded its search engine offering faster and more responsive connections.

Report says fintech firms top financial sector disruptors
Local companies have rapidly adopted fintech strategies as they drive innovation for products and services to meet customer expectations and maximise value.

Unclaimed assets hit Sh31.3bn as firms surrender securities
Cash and securities whose owners cannot be traced have risen to Sh31.35 billion from September’s Sh27 billion.

Coffee price drops marginally as quality beans trickle into market
Coffee prices at the Nairobi weekly auction dropped marginally in this week’s sale as quality beans from central Kenya trickled slowly into the market.

Mombasa Cement to double output at its Athi River plant
Mombasa Cement has unveiled plans to double annual production volume to 3.2 million metric tonnes.

Maize and SGR imports raise trade deficit by Sh216 billion
Kenya’s trade deficit widened by Sh215.6 billion in the first eight months of the year as the cost of maize and rail imports soared amidst flat export earnings.

Ministry says to push Dar for joint EU export deal during visit
Kenya will use this month’s meeting with Tanzania to push Dar es Salaam to sign the European market access agreement as the country fights to save its multi-billion shilling traded.

Twiga Chemicals clinches Company of Year top award
Twiga Chemical Industries scooped the 2017 Company of the Year Award (COYA) while its managing director Anantharaman Ramamurthy took home the first runner’s-up CEO’s trophy.

Mailu appoints heads of Afya House bodies
Health secretary Cleopa Mailu has gazetted two new appointments at the ministry, including the fresh mandate of Dr Nduku Kilonzo as director of the National Aids Control Council (NACC).

IT systems provider set to open local, E Africa office
IT systems provider Syspro is set to open a Nairobi office that will also serve as the hub for its East African operations.

NBK faces biggest hit in KQ debt deal
Commercial banks in the Kenya Airways debt restructuring deal may have lost an equivalent of eight per cent of their annualised net profit.

Kenya plans Halal expo to tap Muslim buyers
Kenya is set to host an exhibition on Halal products as it seeks to tap the growing Muslim community customer-base.