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Nairobi has been listed among the leading regional destinations for Fortune 500 companies that are looking to establish international headquarters. Kenya’s capital is ranked among favourites that include Dubai, Johannesburg, Casablanca, Lagos,...

By smartKenya on Apr 18th, 2017

Tier one lender Diamond Trust Bank Kenya (DTB) will acquire small-sized bank Habib Bank Kenya, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announced Tuesday. CBK said the transaction is expected to be completed by July this year. “The Central...

By smartKenya on Mar 21st, 2017

Kirubi has challenged public universities to partner with the private sector and stop depending on government financial support for growth. He says it was time to bring on board directors from the business world, apart from lecturers, a move...

  KIGALI, Rwanda, October 3, 2016/ — Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) (www.Hilton.com) has marked this year’s African Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) with the announcement of new properties and extensions in three African countries....

  Dr. James Mwangi, Chairman of Kenya’s Vision 2030 and Group CEO of Equity Bank will be holding diaspora meetings in London to discuss Emerging investment opportunities in Kenya. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Book...

The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) has set its sights on defaulters living abroad after the debt collectors it hired two financial years ago helped recover Sh455 million. The agency said recoveries from bailiffs grew by nearly a fifth...

By smartKenya on Sep 28th, 2016

  KCB Group has resumed lending on its KCB M-Pesa platform after a six-day break that the bank blamed on a technical hitch due to a surge in loan applications. Customers were unable to borrow on the platform, which can handle 300 transactions...

By smartKenya on Sep 28th, 2016

UBS’s giant banner on Hong Kong’s One Peking Road skyscraper, so big it has drawn complaints for keeping solar panels in the shade, is a testament to the renewed push among Swiss banks to win business from Asia’s burgeoning...

By smartKenya on Aug 9th, 2015

Taiwan based Foxconn declared this Saturday that it is planning to invest $5 billion over five years on a new electronic manufacturing facility in Maharashtra. The formal declaration was done by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis...

By smartKenya on Aug 9th, 2015

He was there in Paris when Uber was just an idea. Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp pitched him on it. He passed! Here, investor, entrepreneur and wine expert Gary Vaynerychuk tells us what he learned from that defining moment in his career. Produced...

By smartKenya on Aug 9th, 2015