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SGR empty seats order signals ticket price rise

The standard gauge railway (SGR) passenger train services will resume Monday at a reduced capacity, raising the possibility of a rise in fares to...
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Jambojet maintains ticket prices ahead of flights return

Jambojet has revealed ticket prices for flights to Kisumu, Mombasa, Eldoret and Malindi from its Nairobi hub as it prepares to resume flights on...

Bidco opens Sh267m juice plant in joint venture with Danish firm (Kiambu County)

Consumer goods manufacturer Bidco Africa Group has opened a $2.5 million (Sh267 million) juice processing plant in Ruiru, Kiambu through a joint venture with...

President signs six bills into law

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed six Bills into law at Harambee House, Nairobi. The Bills, from the Senate and the National Assembly, included the Public...

Kenya faces Sh13.6b in crop losses due to Corona, locusts

Kenya stands to lose an estimated Sh13.6 billion worth of crop produce this year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and desert locust invasion. Agriculture Cabinet...

Housing plan to adopt World Bank’s green housing standards, says PS

Kenya’s affordable housing program will adopt the World Bank’s private sector arm, International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) green housing standards, a government official has said. Charles...

Mobile industry players decry adverse effects of high taxes on services

Players in the mobile sector have decried the high taxes charged on mobile operators saying it is making mobile services less accessible to consumers. Speaking...