Longhorn Publishers sinks to Sh226m loss as Covid clips book sales

[ad_1] Companies Longhorn Publishers sinks to Sh226m loss as Covid clips book sales Friday, August 28, 2020 16:39 By PATRICK ALUSHULA Longhorn Publishers chairman Francis Nyammo at a past full-year earnings briefing in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG  Longhorn Publishers #ticker:LKL has sunk into Sh225.9 million loss, the first in eight years,… Continue reading Longhorn Publishers sinks to Sh226m loss as Covid clips book sales

Kenya Airways half-year loss widens 67pc to Sh14bn on Covid-19 woes

[ad_1] Companies Kenya Airways half-year loss widens 67pc to Sh14bn on Covid-19 woes Friday, August 28, 2020 10:45 By PATRICK ALUSHULA Kenya Airways chairman Michael Joseph has a word with the Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on July 15, 2020 when KQ resumed domestic flights following Covid-19 disruptions. PHOTO… Continue reading Kenya Airways half-year loss widens 67pc to Sh14bn on Covid-19 woes

Saturday concert like no other

[ad_1] Music Saturday concert like no other Friday, August 28, 2020 9:28 By BILL ODIDI Suzanna Owiyo. FILE PHOTO | NMG  It has been billed as Kenya’s biggest virtual concert bringing together a host of the best-loved music stars for an hour’s performance that celebrates the country’s tenacity amid a global pandemic. “Kenya Ni Yetu… Continue reading Saturday concert like no other

Allan Kilavuka: My growth plan for KQ after corona

[ad_1] Companies Allan Kilavuka: My growth plan for KQ after corona Friday, August 28, 2020 8:49 By GERALD ANDAE Kenya Airways chief executive Allan Kilavuka. FILE PHOTO | NMG  It has been a turbulent year for Kenya Airways as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic that affected the aviation industry worldwide. Early this month, the… Continue reading Allan Kilavuka: My growth plan for KQ after corona

KRA avoids approval in raising fuel, beer taxes

[ad_1] Economy KRA avoids approval in raising fuel, beer taxes Friday, August 28, 2020 7:00 By JOHN MUTUA KRA Commissioner General Githii Mburu. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) will increase the taxes of at least 31 products, including fuel, bottled water, juice and beer in October, escaping the need to seek… Continue reading KRA avoids approval in raising fuel, beer taxes

CBK to determine bank dividend payouts in new rules

[ad_1] Capital Markets CBK to determine bank dividend payouts in new rules Friday, August 28, 2020 6:30 By PATRICK ALUSHULA CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Banks will have to get the approval of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) before declaring dividends for the current financial year, according to a new directive… Continue reading CBK to determine bank dividend payouts in new rules

How Health PS swayed Kemsa Covid supplies

[ad_1] Economy How Health PS swayed Kemsa Covid supplies Friday, August 28, 2020 6:00 By SAMUEL OWINO Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) exclusively procured Covid-19 related supplies from select firms at pre-set prices on the directive of the Health ministry, the agency’s board confirmed Thursday.… Continue reading How Health PS swayed Kemsa Covid supplies

We need open, honest constitutional reflection

[ad_1] Ideas & Debate We need open, honest constitutional reflection Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52 By DENNIS KABAARA President Uhuru Kenyatta. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Customer: “Do you have a copy of the constitution for sale”? Bookstore owner: “Sorry, we don’t stock periodicals here”. This may, or may not, be a real life story, but… Continue reading We need open, honest constitutional reflection