KCB payouts Sh11.1 billion dividend to shareholders

KCB Group has announced a Sh11.1 billion total dividend payout to shareholders for the 2019 financial year, signifying a sustained return to shareholders amid a tough operating environment. Shareholders approved a final Sh2.50 dividend per ordinary shareas recommended by the board at this year’s Annual General Meeting. Due to the ongoing government Covid-19 restrictions on […]

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KCB Bank transfers Sh2.1B dividend to treasury

Treasury CS on Wednesday received the government’s dividend cheque worth Sh2.1 billion from Kenya Commercial Bank. The government is the single largest shareholder at KCB with an ownership of 17.53 per cent of the shares. Yatani said the payment would help revenue inflow in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. This comes after KCB Group […]

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Study at KEMRI shows possible mutation of COVID-19 VIRUS

Preliminary research at Kemri in Kilifi shows a possibility of mutation of the coronavirus. Viruses carry minor modifications as they move from one host to the next. Researchers at Scripps Research, Florida, in their latest study have found out that mutations of the virus might make it more infectious. The new, yet to be peer-reviewed study shows […]

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Support African airlines: Association

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) is urging African governments to consider compensating inevitable losses, alleviate operating costs, and subsidize African airlines in a bid to assure the industry’s viability post-Covid-19. This as the coronavirus continues taking a toll on the aviation industry and global economy at large. The passenger business of the global air transport […]

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Trending: Diamond Platinumz hits a billion views on YouTube

Diamond Platnumz has made history by becoming the first artist in sub-Saharan Africa to clock more than 1 billion views on his YouTube Channel. Diamond has achieved this feat nine years after he started his YouTube account. He has more than 3.6 million subscribers. Diamond posts his shows, both local and international, as well as […]

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TECNO company now launches the five camera-equipped Spark 5 in Kenyan Market

The SPARK 5 brings unmatched quality in image and video creation powered by its 13 megapixel AI Quad camera on the back and an 8 megapixel front camera. Each of the four rear AI cameras are equipped with specific capabilities – depth, primary camera, macro lens, and AI lens – delivering an extraordinary visual experience […]

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KEPSA tells Government to Gradually and Partially Re-Open Economy

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – Members of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) have called on the government to gradually and partially re-open the economy to preserve the economy and support health response.  Speaking during a virtual meeting with the government through the office of the National Development Implementation and Communication Cabinet Committee (NDICCC), chaired […]

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Oppo mobile to launch Reno 3 in Kenya market this month

Chinese phone maker, OPPO, has announced plans to officially launch its new smartphone, Reno3, in Kenya on April 15. According to PR Manager Muthoni Wachira, the decision on the launch reaffirms the importance of the Kenyan market to OPPO’s global strategy. “Through Reno Series, OPPO has been trying to achieve a well-balanced combination of technology […]

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How to improve potato yields: pro tips for you

Potatoes are a rich source of nutrition and energy because of their high content of vitamins, minerals and essential organic compounds and are both a staple food and a cash crop. Kenya’s expanding population, increased urbanisation and the popularity of fast foods are driving an escalating demand for potatoes to supplement maize and rice as […]

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