Ken on 26th Jun

For most people, an opportunity to meet a sitting American president would not even be put on the ‘consideration table’. It would be taken fast, disregarding all other important plans. That would explain why our Chief Justice is travelling all the way to Senegal to meet Obama.Chris Kirubi is however not most people, and yesterday, he released...

Ken on 26th Jun

I&M Holdings Limited executive director Sarit Raja-Shah (left) and his brother, Sachit Raja-Shah [Photo||Nation] I&M Holdings Limited executive director Sarit Raja-Shah and his brother, Sachit Raja-Shah, Tuesday joined the list of billionaire executives who run Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed companies as the firm closed...

Ken on 25th Jun

Keroche Breweries CEO has grown her company from just any other beer/spirit making company to Kenya’s second biggest. She started off making spirits, and she has over the years survived a string of dedicated onslaught towards her company. A few years back, Keroche launched Summit lager and she says she’s not stopping until she spreads...

Ken on 24th Jun

The Carnivore, Nairobi is one of the leading restaurant and entertainment destination in East Africa. Most of the international concerts have been hosted here for decades, and it has continued been a favourite. Apart from the concerts, Carnivore has in the past few years been home to Churchill Live, now Churchill Show Live recording. Currently, recording...

Ken on 24th Jun

Safaricom recently launched a free internet services in select public service vehicles within Nairobi, dubbed ‘Vuma Online’. Passengers with smartphones will be able to access the internet as long as they’re inside any of the pilot vehicles. For a start, the giant service provider has installed equipment in just a few vehicles in...

Ken on 24th Jun

Airtel Kenya has reintroduced their unlimited internet plan, three months after it was terminated. In March this year, Airtel replaced the unlimited plan with what it called “Blaze” bundles. These were simply set bundles with expiry periods ranging from 1 day to 1 month. It would seem subscribers did not receive them well. This time however,...

Ken on 12th Jun

[Photo||Business Daily] At the tender age of 24, Geoffrey Gikandi is an entrepreneur and a fifth year Civil Engineering student at the University of Nairobi. But that’s a small side of a student who founded a company from a scratch through a youthful optimism and sheer determination. It was a rare dream...

Ken on 11th Jun

By GITAHI NGUNYIThey are just 11 but very, very rich. Their wealth at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) increased by Sh27 billion in slightly less than 12 months. Mark you, that is only wealth in shares listed in their names at the NSE. They have much more in shares not listed in their names, but under nominee accounts or through sister companies...

Ken on 10th Jun

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, whose wealth can only be described as “Saudi Prince levels of wealth,” is suing Forbes Magazine for undervaluing his fortune by $9.6 billion. Forbes’ annual “Rich List” valued him at $20 billion, when IN FACT, the prince believes he is worth $30 billion, and that Forbes...

Ken on 05th Jun

President Kenyatta with Microsoft Global President, Jean-Philippe Courtois and Dr. Fred Matiangi [Photo||PPS] Microsoft, the company that has made Bill Gates the richest man in the world, is not willing to be left behind in President Kenyatta’s free laptop program.Yesterday, the president hosted Microsoft Global President Jean-Philippe...