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Britak directors granted Sh118 million in loans

July 21, 2011


British American Investments Company Kenya Ltd opened up its share offers on July 12 2011. The company is seeking to raise Sh5.85 billion through the IPO at Sh9 per share. Interested members of the public can buy a piece of this company at a minimum of Sh18,000 (2000 shares) Consequently, the firm released prospectus disclosing […]

Google announces Android Developer Challenge winners

July 20, 2011


Google today announced the finalists in the Android Developer challenge which was launched in Mid April 2011, i in sub-Saharan Africa to design and build original Android applications for mobile phones. Categories for entries included entertainment, media and games; social networking and communications; and productivity, tools and lifestyle. Winners will each receive an Android phone […]

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals opens a regional hub in Kenya

July 19, 2011


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pfizer Commissions Distribution Hub for East Africa in Nairobi Nairobi 19th July 2011 – Pfizer, The world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company, today commissioned the distribution hub for East Africa which will be based in Nairobi, Kenya. Making the announcement, Country Director for Nigeria, and the East Africa region Mr. Enrico Liggeri said […]

Stockbrokerage Agents to be registered countrywide

July 14, 2011


Bizextras has received the press statement below. Our view is that this is a good step in streamlining the operations of our capital markets. It is a welcome move especially with more Initial Public Offers lined up, it will create investor confidence in the people they are entrusting with their finances. Read on and let […]

Nakumatt has a discount offer for you

July 4, 2011


Times are hard and consumers are each day shocked at the cost of food items. Nakumatt Supermarkets are trying to make it bearable and has partnered with some companies to offer discounts especially on food and basic household items. Below is a press release sent to Bizextras on the discounts offer by the retail giant. […]