During the fourth edition of the Annual African Conference on Social Entrepreneurship (AACOSE), Experts called for more focus on social entrepreneurship and cross-sector collaboration towards an accelerated recovery from the COVID-19 impact on the economy. Speakers on the other hand mentioned and said that social enterprises have stepped up during the pandemic and past crises …

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a $50 million facility that will provide relief and recovery capital to energy access businesses to enable them survive COVID-19 pandemic. The move follows the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approval of a $20 million concessional investment from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) …

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has warned that there will be an intense invasion of desert locust in Kenya from mid-December stretching to January. The Desert locust invaded the country in early March spreading into 28 counties in what has been described as the worst outbreak in 7 years. It was part of the outbreak …

I am a firm believer that you don’t need to spend a lot of money on your face to look good. Nearly everything you need for your beauty routine is readily available in your kitchen. For example, if you run out of a moisturizer, olive oil is excellent for the skin. Eggs are great for …

According to a new report about 30,000 women in South Rift have lost their jobs in multinational tea farms due to increased mechanisation of the production process. The United Kingdom-based companies among them Unilever, James Finlays and George Williamson employ 80,000 tea workers on their vast tea plantations across Kericho and Bomet counties. The report, …

National treasury CS Ukur Yatani.

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani has announced that taxes cut during the start of the pandemic will resume normalcy from January 1, 2021. However, low-income earners will continue to enjoy 100% tax exemption. Individuals earning below Kshs. 24,000 monthly will continue to enjoy full exemption from Pay-as-You-Earn (PAYE) tax in what CS Yatani says is …

More than 2,000 African business leaders from across 35 countries and the UN convened to inform, inspire and catalyze collective approaches in this Decade of Action in Africa to realize the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and Agenda 2063 on the continent. The forum comes at a time plans are underway to create a peaceful, …

Let’s be honest, we all want to have soft glowy skin. And with all these products in the market promising to do this and the other, it’s hard to find what will give you the best results. One way you can turn your skin care routine around is by using natural products. They have so …

The shilling continued its downward spiral, even as the Treasury said it would aggressively be going after euro-denominated loans to mitigate against exchange rate risks. Yesterday, the shilling touched a record low of 110.7 against the dollar in one of its longest losing streaks against the greenback that has been running for close to six …

NACADA Chief Executive Officer Victor Okioma in a statement Thursday said that the WHO move is not binding to member states like Kenya

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs has removed marijuana from its list of most dangerous drugs. On Tuesday the UN voted to remove cannabis sativa as a Schedule IV controlled substance, a section reserved for the most dangerous substances such as heroin. In a statement, UN said marijuana will now stay on a list …