Ken on 06th Nov

Kenya’s largest milk processor, Brookside Dairies has concluded the acquisition of Bukezi Milk Company, Business Daily is reporting.Bukezi are the owners of the popular Molo Milk brand.Molo milk has been quite popular mostly because of it’s competitive pricing. This was also helped by its series of adverts, where they used some renowned...

Ken on 29th Oct

Meet Heshan De Silva, a 25 year old Kenyan who already carries the billionaire title with him… and this is Kenyan Shilling Billionaire. He owns the De Silva Group, a venture capital firm.Heshan went through a lot before discovering himself. He was born in a ‘not so rich’ family, but his parents gave him the best education they could,...

Ken on 23rd Oct

1. What was your first job? I started being an entrepreneur when I was very young. My parents owned a hotel in Nanyuki and I needed to make pocket money. So, I started a disco night in the hotel. I must have been about 15. I would have a disco night twice a week and I would charge an entry fee. That was my first job and business. 2. Who has had...

Ken on 23rd Oct

1. What was your first job? I started being an entrepreneur when I was very young. My parents owned a hotel in Nanyuki and I needed to make pocket money. So, I started a disco night in the hotel. I must have been about 15. I would have a disco night twice a week and I would charge an entry fee. That was my first job and business. 2. Who has had...

Ken on 17th Oct

Time Warner, the owners of Cartoon Network, have sued local sweet manufacturer Kenafric, for using its trademarked BEN 10 in their chewing gums.The popular cartoon channel wants Kenafric Industries Limited stopped from wrapping its sweets with packages branded BEN 10.They say that associating the chewing gum with the brand can damage its reputation and...

Ken on 11th Oct

[Photo||BD Africa] Renowned publisher Malkiat Singh is set to make close to one million dollars, following an acquisition by Longhorn publishers.Longhorn on Wednesday said that it has concluded a deal that will see Mr Singh receive Sh83 million in cash and royalties from the sale of his books—which are expected to generate about Sh200...

Ken on 11th Oct

It’s the vehicle that can be patched up “with string” and carry you through deep waters, across Europe and into the Sahara Desert – at least, according to its owners. So there was heartache in the hills and despairing in the dales as Jaguar Land Rover announced it will cease production of its Defender model in 2015 because...

Ken on 04th Oct

It has come to our attention that some businessperson/people is using the name Nairobi Wire inappropriately and illegally.For a time period we have not established yet, a gutter newspaper has been on sale in some Nairobi streets with the name Nairobi Wire. This has apparently been happening in several other towns.We have sketchy details at the moment,...

Ken on 02nd Oct

[Photo||Nation] Businesslady and politician Esther Passaris some time back granted Standard newspaper an interview. She revealed how she made her first million, and how her housegirl spoiled the day.Here’s how it went. At what age did you make your first million?At 25 How did you get started?From the time I was a teenager, I knew I...

Ken on 02nd Oct

[Photo||Nation] Businesslady and politician Esther Passaris some time back granted Standard newspaper an interview. She revealed how she made her first million, and how her housegirl spoiled the day.Here’s how it went. At what age did you make your first million?At 25 How did you get started?From the time I was a teenager, I knew I...