Faizal Ahmed

Faizal Ahmed

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  • DCI clears 4 Nigerian remittance companies accused of fraud

    DCI clears 4 Nigerian remittance companies accused of fraud

    In court documents seen Citizen TV, the firm’s lawyers state that for the 6 months that they were out of business no valid cause was found that led to their bank accounts being frozen and that the accusations of money laundering levelled against them were all politically motivated.

  • Lieutenant General Peter Njiru takes over as new Kenya Army boss

    Lieutenant General Peter Njiru takes over as new Kenya Army boss

    Lieutenant General Peter Mbogo who joined the military as a cadet in 1985 served in many regimental capacities among them Admin Officer, Adjutant, Battery Captain, Battery Commander and Instructor Air Defence Wing and became a Commanding Officer in 2006. 

  • Trade Ministry appeals order to appoint Ezekiel Oduwor as EPZ CEO

    Trade Ministry appeals order to appoint Ezekiel Oduwor as EPZ CEO

    The agency board has struggled to recruit a CEO since Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya axed Fanuel Odede Kideda as the EPZ Chief Executive in September 2018 and named George Makateto to replace him.EPZ authority had been riddled by scandals including a Ksh.1.3 billion tender inflation claim where 13 co...

  • Push and pull as matatus allowed back on Nairobi Expressway

    Push and pull as matatus allowed back on Nairobi Expressway

    Speaking to Citizen Digital Transport CS James Macharia said they have not allowed PSVs on the road and any Matatu caught using the road will be apprehended.The expressway operator, the Moja Express Company, would like the matatus to use the road as they pay much more compared to smaller cars. A PSV...

  • From Ksh.5M to Ksh.150M profit: How military takeover has transformed Kenya Meat Commission

    From Ksh.5M to Ksh.150M profit: How military takeover has transformed Kenya Meat Commission

    Before the military took over KMC, the facility handled an average of between 8-10 head of cattle daily compared to over 300 heads of cattle being processed daily.According to Brigadier James N Githaga, the managing commissioner at KMC, they achieved this by streamlining the operations and ensuring...

  • Mara names Susan Younis Chief Marketing Officer

    Mara names Susan Younis Chief Marketing Officer

    In her new role, she will oversee end to end brand awareness, guide the marketing teams to develop strategy and lead Mara, into a digital finance and crypto market leader across Africa.

  • Tala appoints Munyi Nthigah as General Manager for Kenya

    Tala appoints Munyi Nthigah as General Manager for Kenya

    Nthigah is a seasoned fintech leader and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in the technology sector and direct operational experience across 11 markets in Africa.

  • Nairobi Expressway is now open to the public, says Transport CS Macharia

    Nairobi Expressway is now open to the public, says Transport CS Macharia

    Speaking on Saturday during the commissioning, CS Macharia said at least 11,000 thousand vehicles have so far been registered on the road.He said about 7,000 vehicles have so far registered to use the electronic toll collection.The CS said Moja Expressway has been registering over 800 vehicles a day...

  • More taxes on alcohol to push people to illicit brew, says KBL

    More taxes on alcohol to push people to illicit brew, says KBL

    During his submissions before the Finance Committee, Mr. Musinga stated that the government will have imposed a total excise tax increase of 45.47% and 55.47% for beers and spirits respectively.He added that the increase in taxes is unprecedented hence the concerns of the unintended consequences of...

  • Price of cooking gas about to rise as gov't imposes new taxes

    Price of cooking gas about to rise as gov't imposes new taxes

    According to the importers, Kenya Revenue Authority imposed the tax without giving them any notice.Further, the truck drivers are worried for their safety stating that some of their tanks have started leaking LPG after staying in the sun for more than five days.