Ken on 16th Jul

Brookhouse International School is preparing a rights issue to raise funds for the development of a new campus in Nairobi’s Runda estate at a cost of Sh1 billion. The shareholders — including private equity firm AfricInvest = are set to raise Sh260 million within the next three months. The cash from the rights issue will be added to a Sh600...

Ken on 12th Jul

Artist impression of Hazina Trade Centres Very Soon, Times Tower will cease being the tallest building in Kenya and East Africa. This is because the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), will this morning commission the construction of the tallest building, marking an end to the tender dispute that had stalled ground breaking for more than...

Ken on 11th Jul

For one week, Equity Bank ATM service was down, and so was their elaborate Agent service. This left their 8 million customers no option but to queue in their banking halls; the kind of queues that coil themselves over and over and over, before getting out of the door. This surely left a lot of people frustrated, especially landlords who now had no...

Ken on 09th Jul

This will surely come as welcome news to thousands of Kenyans.Equity bank and PayPal have partnered to allow cash withdrawals in Kenya. This is the first time a Kenyan Bank will directly allow PayPal users withdraw cash from their account.Initially, PayPal only allowed deposits to be made; any withdrawals had to be done through third parties. Kenya...

Ken on 08th Jul

Julie Gichuru is best known for being a TV news anchor and group digital business manager at Kenyan media company Royal Media Services. Beyond the glitz and glamour of TV, Gichuru is also a successful entrepreneur, running an online fashion store called Mimi and production company Arimus Media. She has been recognised as one of Africa’s most...

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...