Family Bank CEO Nancy Njau at a past event.

Family Bank posts KSh910.5 million profit in first quarter

Family Bank has recorded a 25 per cent growth in net profit to KSh910.5 million. This is a growth from the KSh685.3 million in the first quarter of 2023. It has also reported a profit before tax increase growth of KSh1.3 billion, a growth of 24.3 per cent as compared to the same period last…

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Citibank NA named top overall best bank award in Kenya 2024

Citibank NA has scooped the best bank in the country at the Think Business Banking Awards 2024 with Standard Chartered and Equity came in at position two and three. Citibank also was named the best inb corporate banking, internet banking and product innovation categories. I&M Group PLC was recognized as the best customer-centric bank, and…

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Westlands ranked the most preferred commercial business area

In 2023, Westlands attracted more office and real estate investors compared to other regions in the Nairobi Metropolitan Area (NMA) thus raising its rental yields. This was largely contributed by attractive business atmosphere and good road network. The average rental yields were 8.5 per cent which is 0.8 per cent higher than the average market…

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Kilifi registers five new cooperative societies

Kilifi North Sub-county in Kilifi County has registered five new cooperative societies, Sacco Review has learnt. Kilifi North Sub-county cooperative officer, Julius Mwamuye told Sacco Review in Kilifi town recently that one dormant cooperative society, Kilifi Riders Sacco has been revived. He further said that two dormant cooperative societies in the sub-county have been set for…

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Family Bank outgoing Board Chairman Dr Wilfred Kiboro

Long-serving Family Bank Board Chairman Wilfred Kiboro retires, architect takes helm

Family Bank Board of Directors has appointed Architect Francis Gitau Mungai as the new Chairman of the board, replacing long-serving Chairman Dr Wilfred Kiboro. Francis Mungai holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree with First-Class Honours from the University of Nairobi and a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). READ…

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Mi Vida Garden City residencies

Mi Vida Homes partners with Misitu Sacco to foster growth

Mi Vida Homes, a reputable property developer signed a partnership with Kimisitu Sacco and has allowed the members to invest in its residential projects in Garden City, Nairobi. The Garden City Project sits on a 47-acre land with a mixed-use urban development comprising residential units commercial spaces, offices, retail outlets, and recreational amenities. It offers…

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Safaricom Investment Co-operative CEO Churchill Winstones, Supervisory Committee Chairperson CPA Beth Mwangi and Eldoret Sports Club Chairman Silas Maiyo in discussion during the launch of Adelaide Creek land project in Eldoret. Photo:courtesy

Safaricom Investment Co-op launches 158th land project in Eldoret

Safaricom Investment Co-operative, in a move to expand its footprints across the country, has launched its 158th land project in Eldoret project. The 30- acre project dubbed ‘Adelaide Creek’ consists of quarter-acre projects priced at KSh2.5 million with amenities such as graded murram roads, a chain-like fence, and readily available electricity and water connections. SIC,…

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Airbnb home.

Airbnb operators in Western Kenya put on notice

More than 70 per cent Airbnb operators in Western Kenya tourism circuit are not paying the 2 per cent tourism levy as the law stipulates. Tourism Act, requires various entities offering accommodation services to remit levies based on income generated every month. The levy payable is two per cent of income generated per month for accommodation, and…

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KCB Bank Group Chief Executive Officer Paul Russo. Photo:courtesy

KCB Bank grows first quarter profit by 53 per cent to KSh16 billion

Kenya’s KCB Group’s pretax profit for the first quarter of this year jumped 53 per cent, assisted by higher interest income, it announced on Wednesday, May 22. The lender, which also operates in Uganda ,Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Burundi, said pretax profit rose to KSh21.16 billion from KSh13.85 billion in the…

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