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Economists have revised their view of Kenya's economy, owing to slower growth, high inflation and political uncertainty ahead of the August 8 elections.
Lack of trust in buying goods online has been cited as one of the reasons for the current low penetration of e-commerce in the country.
Nearly half of Kenyans are poor and cannot afford a decent lifestyle, according to a new study by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS).
It is facing billions of dollars in liabilities over its defective air bags, which have been linked to at least 17 deaths worldwide.
The services are in high demand from manufacturers, retailers, disaster and health sector players who are looking for cost-effective and efficient transport solutions.
Regional dairy processor Brookside Dairy has called for the establishment of a national strategic reserve of conserved animal feed.
Kenya has won the top award for innovation at the just-concluded Africa Public Service Day (APSD) in Kigali, Rwanda.
Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) has proposed radical reforms in the pensions industry that could see employees stopped from accessing their pension contributions before retirement altogether.
Highlights at the close Monday at world financial market trading. Stocks: S&P/TSX Composite Index _ 15,316.02, down 3.54 points Dow _ 21,409.55, up 14.79 points S&P 500_ 2,439.07, up 0.77 of a poi
The average value for the Canadian dollar on Monday was 75.54 cents US, up 0.17 of a cent from Friday. The U.S. dollar was at C$1.3238, down 0.30 of a cent. Pound ...
  Foreign investments are the safest and most rational means for Cyprus to achieve economic stability and viable growth, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday during the International Inve
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - RCMP in northern Alberta stepped in when some ducklings ran afoul of a Fort McMurray sewer over the weekend. Police say they got a call about the ...
Canada Bond yields for Monday as of 4 p.m. (previous day in brackets): One-month: 0.53% (0.56%) Three-month: 0.66% (0.60%) Six-month: 0.71% (0.67%) One-year: 0.85% (0.85%) Two-year: 0.903% (0.898
Prescribing opioids could have greater legal ramifications.
VANCOUVER - A Crown attorney says a British Columbia man's online communications show he repeatedly harassed his ex-wife and even resorted to using their teenage son as a pawn. Mark Myhre ......
The premier Pacific Northwest destination restaurant is canceling its "stage" apprenticeship program following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor — one that has implications for high-en
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The legal battle over the alcohol industry’s exclusive rights to distribute marijuana in Nevada will continue, but it won’t affect plans to begin the first recreational
Boecore has received a $93 million contract to provide support for the Shared Early Warning System operated by the U.S. Air Force Space Command.
MONTREAL - Ottawa and Quebec have announced plans to invest $57.5 million over five years to continue to work together for a healthy St. Lawrence River. The partnership will allow 38 ...
Utilities led U.S. stocks mostly higher in midday trading Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors.
Apple is leasing a small fleet of cars from Hertz Global Holdings to test self-driving technology, an agreement that echoes a larger deal between competitors Alphabet Inc. and Avis Budget Group Inc. T
America's railroad is turning to an airline industry veteran to lead it through a summer of reckoning for congested tracks and crumbling infrastructure. Amtrak on Monday named former Delta Air Lines c
Coming out of the recession, there was an increase in subprime auto loans, but that was a case of the market returning to normal. Now that we're back in more normal times, auto lenders have returned t
TORONTO - The case of a nurse who murdered eight seniors in long-term care homes in Ontario will be examined in a public inquiry. The Ontario government announced Monday it is ...
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow were slightly higher on Monday but gains were muted by a fall in technology stocks which nudged the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors.
VICTORIA - British Columbia's Liberals are bracing for defeat on Thursday after 16 years in office, but they first want to reform the province's campaign finance laws as a final ......
WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s railroad is turning to an airline industry veteran to lead it through a summer of reckoning for congested tracks and crumbling infrastructure. Amtrak on Monday named
Montreal's three supervised injection sites have been officially inaugurated. Quebec Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois, Mayor Denis Coderre and federal government officials were present today t
A federal judge’s recent ruling sends a clear message to agents and prosecutors to tread carefully when using a search warrant to gather evidence.
VANCOUVER - Celebrations across Canada this weekend may look different from one community to the next, but for most of the country it will all sound the same. Derek Denis, a ...
OTTAWA - Security officials say they're ready for the huge crowds set to descend on Parliament Hill for Canada's 150th birthday celebration Saturday. But that doesn't mean federal researchers are don
Utilities led U.S. stocks mostly higher in afternoon trading Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors. Financial stocks were also head
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin will build its next-generation BE-4 rocket engines in Huntsville, Ala., bringing more than 340 manufacturing jobs and $200 million in capital investment. Washington state, the

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