Ken on 30th Sep

Kenyan banks have slowly been expanding across the East African region, with the Central Bank of Kenya confirming that ten of the country’s biggest banks have subsidiaries operating in East African Community partner states and South Sudan. Tom Jackson takes a look at ten of the richest and most prominent bankers making money from the expansion...

Ken on 30th Sep

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has declared the famous Control-Alt-Delete function on his computers was a mistake. The billionaire said it was a design flaw that required the use of three fingers as the same could have been achieved with one button. He revealed in a talk at Harvard: “We could have had a single button, but the guy who designed the...

Ken on 30th Sep

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has declared the famous Control-Alt-Delete function on his computers was a mistake. The billionaire said it was a design flaw that required the use of three fingers as the same could have been achieved with one button. He revealed in a talk at Harvard: “We could have had a single button, but the guy who designed the...

Ken on 27th Sep

Kenyans just have a certain way of thinking.In the past 4 or so days, almost Sh100 million has been raised for the Westgate victims. This is through the various mobile money platforms.Safaricom yesterday announced the official closure of We Are One Mpesa paybill number 848484. Over Sh92 million was raised on its platform. #WeAreOne Fundraiser...

Ken on 27th Sep

From the outside, Westgate Mall looks unscathed. Apart from a few bullet holes and broken glasses, it looks just as it did before last Saturday.However, the inside tells a very different story.This is the aftermath of 3 floors collapsing. This is how it looks from the outside Photos Courtesy© nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 27th Sep

On Wednesday, the STAR newspaper, on its gossip section, reported that some visitors at State House Nairobi were shocked to come across a filthy loo.. in one of the most iconic buildings in the country.Everyone has his own imagination of how State House looks like, aside from the main entrance. This is of course those who have not stepped inside.Some...

Ken on 27th Sep

[Photo Courtesy] Nakumatt Holdings has been losing a store every 20 months in the last five years. There has however been a silent period of over 4 years.It started in November 2008, when the supermarket chain had its Thika Road branch demolished to pave way for the expansion of Thika Road. Branch manager at that time, Mr. Thomas Kamau was...

Ken on 27th Sep

Controversial blogger Robert Alai has received a lot of praise for his coverage of the Westgate terror attack. Despite not having resources of a media house, Alai provided minute by minute updates and images to his over 100,000 social media followers.He seemed to have more information and sources than actual media house.Among those that recognized Alai’s...

Ken on 27th Sep

London based insurer, Lloyd’s market, is set to dig deep into its pocket.. very deep. This is after the events at Westgate mall this past week, where at least 67 people died, and many more injured.Westgate mall hosted 80 stores and restaurants, which included Nakumatt Supermarket, Barclays Bank, Mr. Price etc. This translates to hundreds of millions...

Ken on 27th Sep

London based insurer, Lloyd’s market, is set to dig deep into its pocket.. very deep. This is after the events at Westgate mall this past week, where at least 67 people died, and many more injured.Westgate mall hosted 80 stores and restaurants, which included Nakumatt Supermarket, Barclays Bank, Mr. Price etc. This translates to hundreds of millions...