Ken on 21st Feb

On Wednesday, The Business Insider published a report by Arthur Orkum, titled ‘2013 Misery Index’. It is a crude economic measure that sums a country’s unemployment and inflation rates to assess conditions on the ground. It included a total of 197 countries, and Kenya emerged as the 13th most miserable country in the world. This...

Ken on 14th Feb

Regional retailer Nakumatt, is making its grand return to the Thika Superhighway today. In 2008, the country was shocked when the then Nakumatt Thika Road was demolished to pave way for what is now the Thika Superhighway. This was after numerous eviction notices given to the company went unanswered. The supermarket chain however picked itself up,...

Ken on 11th Feb

These college dropouts are great examples of flunkers who can achieve success against the odds. They prove that if you work hard then you can be successful no matter what. Even if you are from a not so rich family, even if you decide to leave college, if you have enough drive and focus you can make your dreams come true. Bill Gates $56 Billion ...

Ken on 11th Feb

These college dropouts are great examples of flunkers who can achieve success against the odds. They prove that if you work hard then you can be successful no matter what. Even if you are from a not so rich family, even if you decide to leave college, if you have enough drive and focus you can make your dreams come true. Bill Gates $56 Billion ...

Ken on 24th Jan

The Konza Technopolis has attracted major local service industry players, boosting its chances of success as foreign firms also line up for space in the project dubbed “the African Silicon Savannah”. Fourteen large firms have expressed interest in the first stage of the Konza Technology City project set to...

Ken on 23rd Jan

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Google said the YouTube page showcasing the “Gangnam Style” video by South Korean rapper Psy has reaped more than $8 million in ad revenue.Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora revealed the figure Tuesday while discussing the money-making potential of YouTube during a quarterly earnings call with financial...

Ken on 23rd Jan

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Google said the YouTube page showcasing the “Gangnam Style” video by South Korean rapper Psy has reaped more than $8 million in ad revenue.Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora revealed the figure Tuesday while discussing the money-making potential of YouTube during a quarterly earnings call with financial...

Ken on 10th Jan

President Kibaki on Wednesday opened the Sh 2 billion, 148 room Boma Hotel, owned by the Kenya Red Cross Society. The Mombasa Road based hotel will help improve Kenya Red Cross revenue source, and looking at what they are charging, it will contribute a great deal. The cheapest room is going for Sh 30,000 a night, with the presidential suite going for...

Ken on 10th Jan

Singer Wahu recently opened a salon at the ground floor of Krishna Centre in Westlands, Nairobi. Afro Siri is it’s name, and it has been one busy place. In late December last year, she was contracted by Safaricom to provide hair and beauty services to all singers at the Niko na Safaricom Concert held at the Impala Grounds. Here are pics of the...

Ken on 16th Dec

It’s a good time to be an investor in the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE). Over the past few months, East Africa’s dominant bourse has enjoyed a decent run. The 20-share index closed the week at 4.056 index and is showing considerable momentum even as Kenyans warm up for the upcoming Elections. Kenyan equities have hit record levels and stayed...