President Uhuru Kenyatta, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto, Education, Science and Technology Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi and members of the UON council during the laying of the foundation stone of the University of Nairobi towers at the institution, Nairobi county. President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on public universities to set up endowment funds [...]

Old Mutual Kenya, the insurance firm, has appointed Peter King’ori Mwangi as the new Group Chief Executive Officer effective 1 October. Old Mutual Africa Chief Operations Officer, Tavaziva Madzinga, expressed the Old Mutual Group’s enthusiasm in Mwangi’s appointment. This is among several initiatives that support the Group’s intentions to focus on East and West Africa s [...]

Amazon has bought Twitch, a live-streaming gaming network, for $970m, beating off rivals Google and Yahoo. The move, announced late on Monday, is the largest deal in Amazon’s 20-year history. It is expected to close in the second half of the year. Amazon beat tech rival Google, which had reportedly been in talks to buy [...]

Counties have no cash to pay August salaries, Council of Governors chair Isaac Ruto has said. Ruto made the announcement at his Nairobi office Tuesday, blaming the government for nor releasing funds agreed on for the current financial year. Parliament approved KES 227 billion to be sent to the counties in the current financial year [...]

The government said Thursday it has provided all port health staff with guidelines on strict surveillance for Ebola virus to ensure that the virus does not come into the country. Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said the guidelines will steer health institutions in the country on what to do if the dreaded virus hits the [...]

Consumer electronics giant confirms user data will now be stored on servers based in China Apple has sparked data security concerns by becoming the first mainstream US tech firm to store user’s personal information on Chinese servers. In a statement, released on Friday, the consumer electronics giant said the move was designed to improve the [...]

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