Entries by Biashara.co.ke

Kenya’s property development opportunities ramp up as multinationals put down roots

Multinationals are fast recognizing the opportunities in the East Africa region given strong growth indicators that see Ethiopia’s developing infrastructure, and investors whetting their appetites in Uganda and Tanzania due to growing economies and stable political environments.  According to Kenneth Oigo, Associate Director of Profica East Africa, a leading property and construction solutions company that […]

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Safaricom, Paypal Collaborate to allow Transfer of Funds to and from M-pesa

The new service will allow Kenyans to sell and buy globally by linking their PayPal and M-PESA accounts Safaricom (NSE: SCOM), PayPal and TransferTo have today announced a collaboration on a new service that will allow movement of funds between M-PESA and PayPal accounts, a huge boost to international eCommerce. Qualifying M-PESA customers in Kenya can […]

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List of accredited Universities in Kenya for engineering courses

Engineering students in Kenya have recently had a tough time after the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) disowned degrees from some universities. The body has now published a list of universities recognised for engineering courses. University of Nairobi (UoN) Moi University Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Egerton University Dedan Kimathi University of […]

Uber launches luxury premium car option in Nairobi

Uber has introduced a premium car option in Nairobi that will offer those in need of high end rides for special occasions an option to ride in style without breaking the bank. UberSELECT will provide an option for a safe, comfortable and reliable ride – for all special occasions. The cars will be driven by experienced […]

Liquid Telecom to provide free internet to co-working space Nairobi Garage

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, is now providing free internet to Nairobi Garage’s newly opened Entrepreneurship Centre along Ngong Road in Nairobi, supporting up to 300 co-workers with free high-speed fibre internet connectivity of 150Mbps. The move forms part of Liquid Telecom Kenya’s drive to support businesses across Kenya with […]

Poa! Internet launches unlimited data bundles

Poa! Internet, the low-cost community Internet provider, has launched unlimited Internet in bundles that start at just Sh10 per hour, drastically cutting the cost of getting online in a move to encourage the youth in Kibera and Kawangware to use the Internet to the full without worrying about their data costs.   “We believe the move […]

Kwale County launches free street Wi-Fi and online portal

Kwale County is this month launching free street Wi-Fi in Baraza Park and Ukunda and an online services portal, KwalePay, following an investment project by Liquid Telecom in high speed Internet to the county, which is one of Kenya’s poorest.   The county is launching KwalePay as a one-stop online gateway to all the county […]

Tilisi Logistics Park sells to major Logistics Player

Tilisi, the mixed-use megaproject set at the meeting point of Tigoni, Limuru, and Sigona, on the outskirts of Nairobi, has today announced the sale of 49 acres of its light industry zone to Africa Logistics Properties (ALP). The sale accounts for over half of the project’s phase 1 build, for which Tilisi is selling fully […]

Logistics Firm launches modern international standard logistics warehousing parks in Kenya

Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has today announced the launch of Kenya’s first ever grade A logistics and distribution parks for the international and local occupier rental market in order to improve much needed supply chain infrastructure in the country. The company today announced two land purchases situated in the North and West outskirts of Nairobi, […]