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 18th Sep

A businesswoman last week sued Safaricom for allegedly selling her a defective Samsung Galaxy S4. Judy Wanjiku Munene says that she bought the phone on July 5, for Sh 64,999 at their I&M shop.After using it for a few days, she noticed that it would overheat and lose network. She took it back to Safaricom, who retained it for 14 days for repairs....

Ken on 11th Sep

This article was published by Standard at the beginning of the year Forget those you see flossing at social scenes or in music videos, these are the rich Kenyans living a life on the fabulous lane. Here are  some of Kenya’s young self-made rich tycoons. They claim to have come a long way. They all hail from humble backgrounds and claim to be...

Ken on 10th Sep

Kenyatta University on Friday broke ground for the Sh3.5 billion phase one of their Uni-City project.The new ‘city’ will be constructed parallel to Thika Superhighway, at the University’s main campus. KU chancellor Benson Wairegi presided over the ground breaking ceremony for phase one of the project. Among the facilities to be...

Ken on 09th Sep

If you want to get rich, you have no option but to dump your pricey girlfriend. This is according to businessman Chris Kirubi.Speaking during one of his weekly #AskKirubi session, the billionaire said that women who are mostly about expensive dinners, and who expect you to buy them expensive gifts, will only make you poor.He also urged the young people...

Ken on 05th Sep

Keroche Breweries CEO, Tabitha Karanja’s daughter Anerlisa Muigai is seeking to make her own business mark.About four months ago, Anerlisa started her own company, a bottled drinking water company.Her brand is called ‘Executive Still Water’, under the company ‘NERO’. She’s the founder and Chief Executive Officer.Looking...

Ken on 03rd Sep

This past Sunday, Citizen TV’s Sunday Live segment, Who Owns Kenya, featured Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi.The 2012 Ernest and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, was not born in a wealthy family, and in fact had to sell charcoal by the road side to make ends meet.He attended secondary school courtesy of a government scholarship.He briefly worked...

Ken on 03rd Sep

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said it will buy Nokia Oyj’s phone business and license its patents for 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion), making its boldest foray yet into mobile devices and bringing executive Stephen Elop back into the fold. Nokia chief Elop, a former Microsoft executive, will return as Microsoft’s board ponders a successor...

Ken on 28th Aug

I have made a very fervent resolution to change my Financial fortunes this year! I bet you have too. Below are 12 proven avenues for striking it not just Rich, but Super Rich in 2013! Pick one, and let it be your way to the top. 1. Conceptualize a Bourgeoisie EventThe steady rise of the Middle class in Kenya means we have more and more people willing...

Ken on 28th Aug

Leading journalists Larry Madowo (NTV), Edith Kimani (KTN), Wallace Kantai (NTV) and Carol Odera (DRUM Editor), on Monday each received top of the range cars to test drive for a few days.RMA motors Kenya, the Jaguar – Land Rover franchise holder in Kenya is seeking to promote the vehicles, and the journalist probably provided the best platform. The...