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Ngao Credit: The business challenges of SMEs during this COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only taken a toll on the health sector; it has now become an economic crisis as well, with small...
Ngao Credit: How SMEs can benefit from Our Jijenge loan product

Ngao Credit: How SMEs can benefit from Our Jijenge loan product

The coronavirus pandemic is hitting the global economy hard. While it is hard to exactly tell the extent the damage the virus will have...

TransUnion launches COVID-19 playbook for financial services providers in Kenya

Global information and insights company TransUnion has launched its COVID-19 playbook for Kenyan business and credit industry players. The playbook is an insights-driven methodology...
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Huawei Revenue Growth Slows Immensely Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, business is not doing good for most industries around the world. Huawei 's revenue growth has also been immensely affected,...

Choose, Relax and Drive away with your dream car with Ngao Credit’s Motisha campaign

Owning a car has always been everyone’s dream and was probably one of your 2019 resolutions when the year started. The year is not...

Payments technologies are disrupting the finance industry

Advancements in payments technologies have disrupted the finance industry in a very huge way. Payments transactions have completely evolved from simple cash payments to...

Standard Chartered Bank lends KShs 6.3bn to SME in 9 months

Standard Chartered Bank says injected KShs 6.3 billion in direct and indirect lending to Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (SME) in 9 months to...

Emergency loans and their benefits – Ngao Credit Limited

Emergency loans refer to short term loans meant to satisfy peoples' urgent financial needs. This means the borrower must pay off the debt within...

WorldRemit launches new product for SMEs payments to Kenya

Kenyan entrepreneurs and contractors selling goods and services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the U.K. can now receive payments faster and more...
Bizna Kenya's 2019 SMEs Awards nominees announced

Bizna Kenya’s 2019 SMEs Awards nominees announced

Bizna Kenya has today announced the nominees for the upcoming inaugural SMEs Awards with several businesses contending for top honours in various categories. Bizna Annual...
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Tips on how to choose a stock broker

Most investors are comfortable and choosing their own stocks. All credit due to the evolution of the internet things has become considerably easy. But...
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Metropol TV, Kenya’s first 24-hour business news channel launched

Business Information and Credit Management Company Metropol Corporation has launched Metropol TV, the first Kenyan 24-hour business news channel. The channel will feature a...

Recording Skype calls for being more organized

When it comes to business, Skype is one of the preferred communication channels for organizations worldwide. However, we all are familiar with the hassle of...

Kenyan Clubs in CAF Confederation Cup 2019

Confederation Cup is arguably the second most important football tournament on the African continent after the Cup of Nations, with many fans already gambling...

Local SEO 101: A 6-Point Guide To Rank Your Business

Local SEO is a search engine optimization tactic that businesses use to focus their SEO strategies on local searches. Instead of competing with other...

The Opportunity Cost of Doing Business for SMEs in Africa

The African economy has gathered momentum over the years, with an estimated increase of 3.8% of the real output growth in 2017. As the...

Top firms to sponsor Young Entrepreneur Awards 2018

The inaugural Young Entrepreneur Awards 2018 has signed up three sponsorship deals for the awarding ceremony which will be held on November 28 this...

Full List of Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018 Nominees

Here is the full list of the 32 shortlisted Nominees per category for the  Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2018. Fashion Award Ian Mati, Vintara Collection KE ...

Tips for Startup Businesses: How Structured Cabling Improve Network Connections

It’s a fact that technology is a crucial factor in a business’s success. Starting and running a business can be a challenge, but with...

DHL Express awarded most Top Employer certifications on the continent

DHL Express has been awarded most Top Employer in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, at the prestigious Top Employer Africa 2019 certification ceremony,...

Grow Your Business Sales with Social Media in 2018

Social media has changed the traditional ways of marketing of the business. In 2018, again you have a chance to boost your business sales...

Has anyone thought about what happens after all the devices are connected to IoT?

By: Mandla Mbonambi, CEO of Africonology Is your business driving change or being driven by it? This is the question that should be powering your...

Equity Bank lowers lending rates to 13 percent

Equity Bank has lowered the interest rate charged on loans to a maximum of 13 percent p. a with effect from Wednesday, 1 August...

Why Startups Cannot Ignore Digital Marketing

The universe is now digitalized and its benefits can’t be ignored. Digital advertising is an inventive technique and it is very crucial for both...

8 Common Mistakes That You Need to Avoid as a New Entrepreneur

Everyone makes mistakes and it goes without saying that a major part of establishing a startup business is all about committing errors and learning...

Own a Small Business? Here Are the Benefits of Branding to Reach Out to...

Businesses big or small need branding. Just because you have a small set up, do not assume that managing the same is easy. This...

Quick Tips to Reduce Overhead Expenses of Your Business

Overhead expenses or inflation is a concerning thing for every business, and it does not matter whether your business is new or your company...

Business: Petrol prices drop as that of diesel and kerosene go up.

Motorists in Nairobi will from midnight today pay less for petrol as the price of super petrol has gone down by sh 0.46. Super petrol...

African SMEs Set to Benefit from USD 74M Guarantee

The African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (AGF) has today entered into a re- guarantee transaction with GuarantCo that will see African...

Key Ways To Help Reduce Your Risk Of Bankruptcy In Business

By Gail Wilson. For small businesses, reaching their fifth year of operations may seem like a journey. Based on statistics, only 3% of business ventures make...

Key Tips On How To Help Prevent Business Litigation

By Monika Hall, Law Office of Ronald D. Weiss  Disclaimer: This article should not be treated as legal advice. It’s recommended that readers consult legal counsel and...

WhatsApp Business App is now available for download in Kenya

Businesses in Kenya can now download the new WhatsApp Business App. They app had been rolled out in select markets in January, but is...

What To Consider When Drawing Up A Legal Contract In Business

By Danielle Grate Disclaimer: If you’re drawing up a legal contract in business, the following information should only be treated as a general guideline. It shouldn’t,...

What To Consider In Finding A Property For Business Start-Up

By Helen Newman, If you're planning for a business start-up, you must be excited for a lot of reasons. After all, you're going to try...

Top five business risks for Southern Africa

Political uncertainty through transitions and instability are among the key risks for businesses in Southern Africa in 2018, says specialist global risk consultancy Control...

The Differences and Similarities between Digital and Informational Technology

4800, the number of SMEs McKinsey surveyed across different industries to analyze the impact of web technologies on business. The results? A revelation that...

Kenya among Sub-Saharan African economies that set new record in reforming their business climate

Kenya is among the Sub-Saharan African economies that set a new record in reforming their business climate. This is according to the 15th-anniversary edition...

Opinion: Intellectual Property is just that, property

Intellectual property (IP) is as vital to the lifeblood of the small business as it is to the enterprise. The World Intellectual Property Organisation...

Guest Post: Technology and Business Transformation

By Dennis Nginya. ‘Millennial’ is a marketer’s term that classifies a generation according to their response to the technology of their times, addressing those born...

Infographic: 5 Ways Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Can Deliver Return On Investment (ROI)

Business owners usually measure ROI (Return On Investment) based on its added statistical value on various business processes- from financial reporting to manufacturing and...

Source India Expo opens at Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi

India-based ProTrade is scheduled to host the Source India Expo at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya this week. The 3-day expo...

It’s the end of an era for Yahoo as it is renamed ‘Altaba’, CEO...

By now you must probably know that Yahoo is being sold to Verizon for a record $5 billion. We started hearing these reports about...
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Here are Six Holiday Survival Tips For Introverts

The sting of being an introvert is perhaps felt most during the festive period; from corporate end of year parties, department mixers, family gatherings...

Liquid Telecom report highlights cybersecurity concerns for African businesses

Liquid Telecom has released new Cybersecurity & Data Protection Report identifying the latest cyber security and data protection concerns and challenges facing African businesses....

Dubai Chamber of Commerce to conduct trade mission to Nairobi

Dubai Chamber of Commerce has today announced  plans to conduct a two-day trade mission in Nairobi to enhance cooperation with Kenyan businesses. The trade mission...

The Love Affair between Young Nigerians and Disruptive Mobile Technology

We are all familiar with the stereotype of the young entrepreneur; technology whizz kids with all the latest mobile devices and the ability to...

Why it is important to grow a Business through Online Marketplaces

Building a business is not an easy task. Tu build it one has to grab every competitive opportunity going. One advantage that no modern...

Five Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Security

If you think your business is too small for a cyber attack, think again. The Small Business Subcommittee suggests nearly 20% of all cyber...

Siemens to build 1,000km power line between Kenya and Ethiopia

Global engineering firm Siemens has been appointed in consortium with construction company Isolux Corsan to build a 1,000 kilometre power line from Ethiopia to...

Multichoice says Continued depreciation of the Shilling causes adjustment to DStv subscription

MultiChoice has announced a price adjustment on DStv subscription fees in Kenya effective from 1 October 2015. The increase according to the company is necessitated...

SimbaPay announces Instant Deposit Service to all Choice Bank accounts in Kenya

SimbaPay has today announced the expansion of its free instant deposit service to Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya. The digital money transfer provider has...

Airtel hosts Senate Committee on Education, Information and Technology

Airtel Kenya Board last weekend hosted the Senate committee on Education, Information and Technology at Airtel Kenya HQ offices, ahead of debate on anti-competitive behaviour...

Hellofood on Managing the Customer Service Experience for food delivery

Any business or organization worth its salt knows that customer is king and will always work towards satisfying the customer’s needs, providing him with...

African business leaders to focus on scientific progress in partnership with the World Bank

Dr Álvaro Sobrinho, the prominent African businessman and Chairman of the Planet Earth Institute NGO , led the first meeting of the ‘Africa Business...

Safaricom aims at e-payment billions with M-Pesa cards

Safaricom plans to introduce M-Pesa payment cards that will be used for settling government services and taxes, in yet another move that puts the...

Airtel Kenya Appoints Titus Naikuni to chair its Board of Directors

Bharti Airtel has appointed former Kenya Airways Chief Executive Titus Naikuni as their new Airtel Kenya’s board of directors chairman. He joins the team  in...

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LG has opened a ThinQ Experience Zone at the Sarit Centre

LG Electronics has today launched its LG ThinQ Experience Zone in Kenya. The brand shop located at Sarit Centre has been designed to let...