Oh yeah, you can sponsor Facebook Posts straight from MPESA

Fredrick Ombako is our Economic Analyst. Back in October 2016 he raised an issue about sponsored posts on Facebook on which he remarked that Facebook needs to find a way of incorporating MPESA as one of the payment options available for Kenyans – and many of his Facebook friends, including myself, agreed. However, none of

Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announces Financing of 21 Renewable Energy Projects

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has financed 21 renewable energy projects since the launch of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPP). This was revealed today at the annual SA Gas Options conference in Cape Town and follows the announcement of South Africa’s Gas to Power Project Information Memorandum (PIM). Ms Lucy Chege,

Eveready gets nod to sell land at explosive EGM

Eveready East Africa board of directors has been given the greenlight to sell the company’s land in Nakuru, the strongest sign yet that the company is completely divesting from manufacturing. Meeting today at an extraordinary meeting in Nakuru, the shareholders approved a special resolution to sell the 18.5-acre piece of land on which its closed

Kenya bags three positions in top UN agency for postal services

Kenya has been elected into three key positions in a top UN agency dealing with the postal services. Kenya’s Amb. Bishar Hussein has been re-elected as the Director General of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) for a further four-year term (2017-2020). Kenya was also elected as a member of the UPU Council of Administration (CA) and