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Duncan Miriri

UPDATE 2-Kenya's foreign exchange rate reflects true value -cenbank governor

28 Nov 2018

* Rate cap hindering the effectiveness of monetary policy (Adds details)

Kenyan logistics start-up Sendy plans second fundraising

19 Nov 2018

NAIROBI Kenyan tech start-up Sendy, which operates an app linking delivery drivers with customers, is embarking on a second round of fundraising to expand in East Africa, its chief operating officer said on Monday.

Carmakers lure ride-hailer, delivery drivers in Africa

15 Nov 2018

NAIROBI At Suzuki Motor Corp's showroom in the Kenyan capital, hundreds of its Alto compact cars are waiting to be collected. | Video

Uber sees opportunity for minibus service in Kenyan capital

14 Nov 2018

NAIROBI Uber Technologies may roll out a new service in Kenya to help users book seats on minibuses that ply the streets of the congested capital, if tests on the product in Egypt and Mexico prove successful, a company executive said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Kenya's Safaricom takes M-Pesa global with Western Union

06 Nov 2018

NAIROBI, Nov 6 Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom unveiled on Tuesday a new service on its M-Pesa mobile financial services platform that will allow users to send money around the world in a partnership with Western Union.

Kenya's Safaricom takes M-Pesa global with Western Union

06 Nov 2018

NAIROBI, Nov 6 Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom on Tuesday unveiled a new service on its M-Pesa mobile financial services platform that will allow users to send money around the world in a partnership with Western Union.

UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom warns that higher taxes could hit demand

02 Nov 2018

NAIROBI, Nov 2 Kenya's Safaricom Plc warned on Friday that steep increases in taxes on mobile telephone and mobile internet access services could slow its momentum in the second half.

Kenya watchdog probes share trades linked to KenolKobil bid

24 Oct 2018

NAIROBI Kenya's Capital Markets Authority said on Wednesday it had begun an investigation into irregular share trades in relation to a takeover offer for KenolKobil by French fuel storage and distribution company Rubis .

Google launches Motorbike Mode navigation in Kenya, first for Africa

15 Oct 2018

NAIROBI Google, said on Monday it would offer Motorbike Mode on Google Maps in Kenya, offering the voice navigation service for bike riders in Africa for the first time.

Google launches Motorbike Mode navigation in Kenya, first for Africa

15 Oct 2018

NAIROBI, Oct 15 Google, said on Monday it would offer Motorbike Mode on Google Maps in Kenya, offering the voice navigation service for bike riders in Africa for the first time.

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