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Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine students during a training session at KMTC

New training dates for over 9,000 KMTC students announced

The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) has announced dates for training its newly registered students. Roughly 9,500 students have enrolled for this year intake. In a communication to students, College CEO Prof....
UFAA chief executive officer John Mwangi

Journey to liquidate ‘abandoned’ shares is only beginning

The clarion call for Kenyans to claim abandoned assets has never been louder. Worldwide, as is the case in Kenya, unclaimed financial assets are held by the government until owners...
LG AI DD Machine

Meet the new LG AI DD washing machine

Imagine a washing machine that knows your clothes inside out and knows exactly how to wash them, whether they’re delicate or not. A washing machine that is quick, silent and...
Maria Kayinza’s store in Mukono, Uganda. STRYDE participant.

Mastercard Foundation announces key partnerships to drive COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Efforts in Kenya

The Mastercard Foundation has announced a series of key partnerships that will bring relief and build the resilience of micro-, small- and medium- enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya. As the effects...
Kenyan currency in coins

You have until 31 August to lodge claims on unclaimed shares – UFAA

A massive amount of unreported wealth is being safely kept by the government in the form of unclaimed financial assets. This is out of necessity until the owners can rightfully...
African model poses with guitar

Greatest African guitarists of all time

There is no continent in the world that has contributed so much to music and creativity than Africa. Africans have traditionally been known to have created wonderful rhythms and all...
Twiga Foods partners with GoBeba

Twiga Foods partners with GoBeba to deliver fresh farm produce

On-demand ordering & delivery firm, GoBEBA has entered a deal with Twiga Foods to deliver fresh farm produce from farmers to online consumers. The deal will see consumers within and...
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African games developers to watch out for

With the obvious barriers to internet access and even an occasional blackout holding African game developers back, a new generation of entrepreneurs emerges, founding their own game development companies, and making it their mission...
Choosing a present for your girlfriend’s children can be tricky

Dating single moms: how to choose a present for her children

A number of gentlemen have been there and for sure, dating a single mom is not a straight-forward task. Well, partly because our society still believes in unnecessary myths and...
Music is a big part of most people’s lives

Music can have a major effect on our mood

Music is a big part of most people’s lives. It can often provide the soundtrack to whatever we’re doing, whether it’s working up a sweat in the gym, concentrating on...
Go cashlesss

To the people that want to go cashless but can’t get started

It’s no secret that we are living in challenging, uncertain times where we have to consciously take precautions and fight the pandemic. Seated at home on my short chair, I...
Bank

Disruption: Why Kenyans don’t need to visit the bank anymore

For a long time, a trip to the bank was usually a hassle. Long waiting times and lines, inconvenient opening times and finding a close enough branch made it one...
Jaluo Oksechi

Be unstoppable! How Otieno helped neighbor Maina pay rent at midnight

Knock! Knock! “Otieno… Otieno… I know you are awake!” Knock! Knock! I was shocked that someone was knocking on my Mercedes’ door. “Maybe it’s a phone thief…. I thought to...
Losing Credit Card Should not be stressful

This is why losing your credit or debit card is no longer a nightmare!

We’ve all been there, reached down for our wallet only to find it isn’t there. It could have been left somewhere, or stolen while you weren’t looking, or maybe it...
Standard Chartered Bank Mobile App

Stay safe! Here are transactions you can do on your Standard Chartered Mobile app

Time for some action …and no, not the kind on Netflix. Manage your money from the comfort of your home as you stay safe. You want to do stuff with...
Kenyans Queueing

Opinion: All Kenyan businesses should to now process KRA payments online

We used to love queuing and doing things last minute. Not any more. New habits are with us! Haven’t we learned a lot? At least I can speak for my...
Petty Cash

When your petty cash department has to work from home: Tips and tricks to stay safe

When most of us think of the petty-cash department, we tend to think of straight-faced persons seated behind a desk in an office, dealing with piles of paperwork and always...
Money Payroll

Payroll as you work from home: How Kenyan businesses should take advantage of this award winning platform

Payroll jobs involve executing procedures to ensure all employees of a business receive correct compensation on the correct designated calendar days. Depending on the size of the business, an owner...