Octagon Africa targets high school students to boost savings culture

Over 1,500 high school students across the East and Southern African region will benefit from financial literacy training meant to cultivate a healthy savings culture in them. Octagon Africa, through the first virtual financial literacy training, themed Starting now for a better future, aims to educate the students on understanding money, budgeting and saving. “Currently the pension […]

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Family Bank offers Sh 6 billion to Agribusinesses

Family Bank has committed Sh 6 billion to extend affordable credit to agribusinesses across 17 counties through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID’s) Pay for Performance initiative under the Kenya Investment Mechanism program. The program targets businesses across the agricultural value chains such as dairy, horticulture, livestock and energy sectors, among others, for the next […]

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Former KRA boss hailed for encouraging Kenyans to pay tax 

Former Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner General Michael G. Waweru was hailed as a hero who managed to cultivate a tax-compliance mindset among Kenyans, making the ordinary Kenyan feel obliged to pay taxes in order to achieve a self-sustaining economy. Speaking at the official launch of Michael Waweru’s Autobiography dubbed Kenya’s Tax Czar, an Autobiography by MG Waweru, Leader […]

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Government urges private sector to embrace Eco- technologies

The Government has urged the private sector to invest in appropriate eco- technologies, relevant in their operations and comply with environmental standards, as stipulated in various environmental regulations. This will enhance cleaner production technologies, aimed at enhancing optimal operations, efficient use of raw materials and energy, in order to produce green products. Speaking during the […]

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KFS receives Sh12 million park facility from Radisson Blu Hotel   

Kenya Forest Service (KFS) and Nairobi Arboretum Community Forest Association have partnered with Radisson Blu Hotel in the construction of a Sh12 million ablution block and a paved walking track. The six months’ rehabilitation project aims at improving the accessibility and amenities in the Park and caters for the growing number of visitors especially due […]

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