American IT company Hewlett Packard (HP) has claimed that its Indian rival, Olive Telecommunications, double-charged the government for some services in the Sh24.6 billion tender it won for supply of laptops to school children. The multinational says in papers filed in court that the Indian firm inflated value of the tender when it separately charged the one-year warranty and transportation of the laptops as additional services, yet these were supposed to have been included in the primary contract. @business daily

 

Mps quash bid to quash bid to remove VAT from electricity @business daily

Kenya is looking to technology to bring down the cost of sending money from the diaspora and attract more foreign exchange at a time when inflows from tourism and cash crops are flagging. President Uhuru Kenyatta, speaking in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday, said that the government was negotiating with financial institutions to make money transfer to Kenya easier and less costly. @business daily

The widening gap between training in school and the skills employers want has been edging out many graduates from companies.@nation

Japan’s Toyota, the world’s biggest auto maker, sold more than 10 million vehicles in the year to March for the first time, it said Wednesday, with last-minute buying ahead of a sales tax increase at home helping it break the key level @AFP

French automaker Renault has frozen a project to make commercial vehicles with Russian company Zil because of the fall of the ruble, a spokeswoman has said.@AFP

Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014. @bbc

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