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Eastleigh traders shut down shops to protest KRA 2019-04-03 14:55:34Traders have closed down their malls and outlets indefinitely protesting what they termed exorbitant levies on cargo.

Sh4.1bn sinks into KMC in 13 years 2019-04-03 14:54:52KMC has received Sh4.1 billion in government grants since 2006 with Sh2.3 billion of it being for development.

Leading corporates rev up business in Eldoret 2019-04-03 14:53:56Firms are keen to set up regional offices in Eldoret to serve the western and northern parts of Kenya.

Parents of students killed in Garissa University attack 2019-04-03 14:39:23The parents want the court to declare that the State abdicated its responsibility to prevent and combat terrorism as well as protect its citizens duri

Clause to punish those who fail to declare 2019-04-03 14:38:36A judge has temporarily suspended a section of the law that spells punishment for those who fail to disclose their dual citizenship status.

Samburu governor’s bail cut to Sh10 million 2019-04-03 14:36:59Mr Lenolkulal had spent Tuesday night in remand prison after failing to pay the Sh100 million cash bail imposed on him by anti-corruption magistrate D

DCI asked to probe Linturi for bigamy 2019-04-03 14:09:05Marianne Kitany wants DCI to investigate Mr Linturi for alleged illegal practice of contracting multiple marriages.

Senators demand team to oversee sale of sugar 2019-04-03 14:08:19Senators warn that there is a high risk of plunder of public assets in the milling companies by the managers with the wake of privatisation plans.

Nairobi-Mombasa SGR train fully booked for Easter celebrations 2019-04-03 14:07:17Kenya Railways Corporation said tickets for the express train are fully booked on April 18 and April 19.

Kenyans await Uhuru’s word on graft in address 2019-04-03 14:06:45President Uhuru Kenyatta will Thursday afternoon address Parliament on the country’s state of corruption, security and economy.

MPs probe Amaco over Sh400 million Kenya Pipeline 2019-04-03 14:05:28Amaco was offered a Sh400 million insurance without tendering.

Sonko’s Sh96m secret budget a breach, says Ouko 2019-04-03 14:04:40Nairobi governor has been enjoying a Sh96 million “confidential expenditures” annually since he came into office in 2017.

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Ethiopia to issue first Boeing investigation report 2019-04-03 14:58:42Investigators will release a keenly awaited report on the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet on Thursday, Ethiopia's transport ministry said,

Junk bonds suggest U.S. stocks may have further 2019-04-03 14:52:08U.S. stocks just wrapped up their best quarter in nearly a decade, coming within a stone's throw of a record high.

Hopes for U.S.-China trade, soft Brexit boost shares 2019-04-03 14:09:37World stocks rose for a fifth session on Wednesday amid optimism over U.S.-China trade talks and for a softer British exit from the European Union, wh

Millions of Facebook records found on Amazon cloud 2019-04-03 14:08:07Millions of Facebook Inc's user records were inadvertently posted on Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing servers in plain sight, researchers at cyberse

Shorts line up for a Lyft ride despite 2019-04-03 13:32:27Lyft Inc shares had seen strong demand among short sellers on Tuesday even as borrowing fees surpassed that of other U.S. equities as investors rushed

First report on Boeing crash that killed 157 2019-04-03 13:30:32Ethiopian authorities will deliver their first report on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. local time (0730 GMT), a

Chip index at record, boosts Wall Street as 2019-04-03 13:20:56U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, extending a strong start to the quarter as rising hopes of a trade deal with Beijing and bullish reports lifted the sem

Ghosn tweets about telling the truth as report 2019-04-03 13:12:59Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn promised to "tell the truth" at a news conference next week, taking to Twitter to announce his first briefing since

IKEA to test furniture rental in 30 countries 2019-04-03 13:12:34IKEA wants to roll out furniture rental to all its main markets in a bid to appeal to its increasingly environmentally conscious and transient custome

Netflix looms large as theater owners assess industry 2019-04-03 13:11:52As movie theater owners converge on Las Vegas for their annual convention, one topic that keeps coming up is how they contend with a company that has

German lawmakers ready to block public cash for 2019-04-03 12:57:47Lawmakers are warning Germany's finance minister that they will block any attempt to invest public money into a merged Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank,

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank divided over pace of 2019-04-03 12:57:47Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are divided over the pace of their merger talks, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

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BBC World News business headlines 2019-04-02 14:25:25The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Brexit: Government did not speak to French ports 2019-04-02 13:45:30In a leaked document, the Department for Transport admits it has not engaged with French port operators.

Superdry chiefs resign after founder wins comeback fight 2019-04-02 12:56:07Eight fashion chain bosses resign after founder Julian Dunkerton is voted back on the board.

Ryanair one of Europe's top polluters, EU data 2019-04-02 10:16:33It is the first time a company not running a coal-fired power plant has come near the top of the ranking.

UK gaming market worth record £5.7bn 2019-04-02 07:47:51Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds contribute to another record-breaking year for UK gaming.

Brexit: UK risks 'trashing relationship' with Europe, says 2019-04-02 03:10:28Jurgen Maier, the UK chief executive of Siemens, says the country is "at a point of crisis".

US to investigate car firms Hyundai and Kia 2019-04-02 01:15:19Three million vehicles will be investigated after thousands of complaints about fires.

Why India's rich don't give their money away 2019-04-02 00:13:25IT billionaire Azim Premji's recent pledge of $7.5bn has put Indian philanthropy in the spotlight.

What's the new weapon against money laundering gangsters? 2019-04-01 19:13:09Can advanced technologies help track the cash criminals try to hide?

UK accountancy giants 'should be broken up' 2019-04-01 19:07:34Reform plans by regulators are good but do not go far enough, says an influential committee of MPs.

What is Revolut? 2019-04-01 19:01:31Why is fin-tech firm Revolut so controversial? The BBC explains.

Revolut whistleblower had concerns over CEO conduct and 2019-04-01 19:01:23The BBC has spoken to a number of former employees about compliance at the currency transfer firm.

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Keystone Bank empowers Nigerian entrepreneurs 2019-04-02 04:21:10In demonstration of its commitment to promote and support the growth and development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Nigeria, Keyston

Diamond Bank merger: Access Bank launches new brand 2019-04-01 12:38:47FOLLOWING the completion of its merger with Diamond Bank, Access Bank Plc on Sunday night launched a new brand logo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NA

Financial Year 2018: Unity Bank posts earnings of 2019-04-01 05:15:12Unity Bank Plc on Friday released its result for the 2018 financial year which shows the Balance Sheet budding up with a whopping 50.8% growth during

Fidelity Bank Grows Profits By 30.6% To N25.1BN 2019-04-01 04:47:04Lagos Nigeria, March, 2019: Fidelity Bank Plc, in a clear demonstration of its resilience and stability, has announced an impressive financial result

Keystone Bank appoints Abubakar Danlami Sule as Acting 2019-03-30 12:59:23Fastest growing financial institution in Nigeria, Keystone Bank Limited, has announced the resignation of Mr. Obeahon Ohiwerei from office as Managing

Zenith Bank’s Improved Pbt Of N232 Billion Excites 2019-03-30 04:16:52In a clear show of its resilience and strong market share, Zenith Bank has announced an impressive result for the year ended December 31, 2018 with pr

Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) Alleged Take Over By 2019-03-30 03:26:14Again, there may have been misinterpretations on the purported enforcement of a Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State judgement against Guarantee Trus

Keystone Bank restates commitment to sustainable environment 2019-03-30 02:09:11Keystone Bank Limited has again restated its commitment to environmental sustainability as it recently partnered with Wecyclers Nigeria Limited, a com

Financial Literacy Day: Union Bank Tutorsover 3100 Students 2019-03-29 16:56:32Union Bank recently tutored over 3100 students from 34 schools across the Country as part of activities to mark the 2019 Global Money Week and Financi

More millionaires to emerge in UBA Wise Savers Promo 2019-03-28 15:51:41As part of UBA rsquo;s commitment to support the savings culture in Africa, the bank is rewarding its loyal customers for saving towards their goals.

Photo Report: Ecobank Visits BUA Group 2019-03-28 15:06:25The Management of Ecobank paid a courtesy call on the Executive Chairman/CEO of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu. http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/image

Emirates Celebrates The Spirit Of Africa With Latest 2019-03-28 09:22:02Emirates has launched a pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talent and achievements of young Africans, taking the message of l

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‘Too cozy.’ Boeing crashes raise doubts over FAA 2019-04-02 11:30:51The crash of Boeing 737 Max jetliners in Indonesia and Ethiopia have prompted reviews not just of the airplane but of regulators’ approval

Rural America faces housing cost hardship 2019-04-02 11:30:51Over the past decade, nearly a fourth of U.S. rural counties have seen a sharp increase in households spending half or more of their income on housing

Childless workers often lose out on tax credits. 2019-04-02 11:30:51A tax-refund initiative in Atlanta showcases a type of welfare program that can reduce poverty without discouraging work.

Legal pot: Why minorities say they’re being left 2019-04-02 11:30:51Black lawmakers from New York to Georgia threaten to block marijuana legalization unless there are concessions for drug-war scarred neighborhoods.

Trapped in tariffs, firms tied to lobster industry 2019-04-02 11:30:51From tariffs on lobsters to duties on the steel in lobster traps, here’s how one U.S. industry is affected by trade tension with China and Europ

Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon boasts last Blockbuster 2019-04-02 11:30:51All corporate-owned Blockbusters shuttered after the business belly-upped in 2010. The success of the last store of its kind in Oregon has thrive

Once a darling, Big Tech is now a 2019-04-02 11:30:51The push for regulating America’s largest tech firms is about more than Facebook. It’s about a world coming to terms with how information

Sign of hope or worry? When the dollar 2019-04-02 11:30:51Do dollar stores, which now outnumber McDonald’s restaurants, provide hope for low-income areas hungry for retail? Or is their arrival a symptom

Growth in 'gender-smart' investing helps women in business, 2019-04-02 11:30:51“Gender-smart” investing support a broad spectrum of initiatives that ultimately support progress for women and girls. The trend is likely

Behind Huawei’s court battle: open markets vs. national 2019-04-02 11:30:51This legal battle signals the rising strategic importance of internet security. The dawn of so-called 5G networks is raising the stakes, as the U.S. a

China to pass new law barring demands for 2019-04-02 11:30:51China is expected to pass a foreign investment law that will bar government authorities from demanding that overseas companies share technology s

GM shutters car production at Ohio plant 2019-04-02 11:30:51After more than 50 years of churning out cars and trucks, a changing consumer market is forcing General Motors to end vehicle production at its Lordst

Business – Nigerian

Apple Buys a Nigerian-owned ICT Firm for $1 2019-04-02 05:53:24United States of America’s most celebrated brand, Apple, has bought Nigeria’s Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop.com. Though the term of the

NCAA Cautions Airlines Against Turbulence 2019-04-01 03:29:04The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has cautioned airline operators to be careful in their operations as it predicted March to June 2019 as t

Witness Reveals How Zenith Bank Helped Fayose Move 2019-03-30 02:41:54A major player in the Nigerian  banking industry, Zenith Bank at the weekend explained before a Federal High Court , Abuja, it’s role in th

Ecobank Wins CBN/NIBSS Award for Data Integrity 2019-03-25 10:46:20Ecobank Nigeria over the weekend carted away the “Electronic Data Rendition Compliance and Integrity” Award at the 2019 edition

At Last, Nigeria Bans Boeing’s 737 Max Airplanes 2019-03-13 16:55:27Nigeria has banned Boeing 737 Max planes from its airspace in the aftermath of the crash of an Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 plane that killed all passen

Air Peace Not Cancelling Boeing 737-MAX 800 Order 2019-03-12 01:16:34Nigeria’s carrier, Air Peace says there is no plan to cancel its order for 10 Boeing 737-MAX 800 aircraft following worldwide concerns about saf

Crash: Boeing in Trouble as US Agency Says 2019-03-12 01:11:46Boeing, the manufacturer of the troubled 737 MAX 800 aircraft faces hundreds of million dollars in insurance claims from survivors of victims of the l

Ill-Fated Ethiopian Plane Brand New, Supplied Only 4 2019-03-10 15:30:33It has been revealed that the Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 that crashed just six minutes after take-off, Sunday, was a brand new Boeing 7

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