Author: Pesa Today

Crash –Chief of Defence Forces Francis Ogolla has died. A chopper which crashed down today Thursday April 18 in Cheptulel area West Pokot left five persons dead and other three with critical injuries. Among them is Gen Francis Ogolla who died. The Kenya Defence Forces chopper filled with KDF officers…

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Revenue –The current Nairobi Pay platform, according to Governor Johnson Sakaja, was developed by the national government entities and not private developers. Speaking on Citizen Tv on Tuesday April 16 night, Governor Sakaja, while trying to demystify the misleading myth, noted that he used the national government IT technicians in…

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Merger –Three major financial regulators will be merged in a move whose aim is to enhance efficient service delivery. In a report by the Bloomberg, it quoted Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi telling various stakeholders that the 3 regulatory bodies poised for merging include; the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), the…

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Licenses –Communication Authority of Kenya CA has announced shutting down of at least 56 Television channels. Director General David Mugonyi signed the notice that indicates that the listed stations risk shutting down in the next seven days unless they complied with the guidelines. “Notice is given pursuant to the provisions…

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Deductions –The Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSRA) has today ordered security guards to cease contributions to the the Central Organisation for Trade Unions (COTU). Chief Executive Officer of PSRA, Fazul Mahamed, has announced that all private companies will be required to cease their contributions henceforth with the order taking effect,…

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Fuel Cost -Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority EPRA has announced that the pump prices of Super Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene had been reduced by sh 5.31 per litre, sh10.00 per litre and sh18.68 per litre, respectively. “The prices are inclusive of the 16% Value Added Tax (VAT) in line with…

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Tax

Revenue –Government now want to start raising atleast sh 1 billion from Kenyans through the eCitzien digital platform. The William Ruto-led administration has announced that its aim is to collect as much tax as possible through the digital platform. This, it says, will strengthen internal fiscal resources so that to…

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Tax

Taxes –All business including those with less turn over will still be required to comply with the digital revenue policy. In a significant policy reversal, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has rescinded its previous decision to exempt businesses with an annual turnover of Ksh 5 million and below from producing…

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–Khalif Kairo, real name Joseph Kairo Wambui, is a familiar name in both business circles and social media in Kenya and overseas. He in well known for his successful car dealership venture, Kai and Karo. However, this young entrepreneur has recently drawn attention for his ambitious foray into the aviation…

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