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...

Ken on 30th Sep

Kenyan banks have slowly been expanding across the East African region, with the Central Bank of Kenya confirming that ten of the country’s biggest banks have subsidiaries operating in East African Community partner states and South Sudan. Tom Jackson takes a look at ten of the richest and most prominent bankers making money from the expansion...

Ken on 27th Sep

[Photo Courtesy] Nakumatt Holdings has been losing a store every 20 months in the last five years. There has however been a silent period of over 4 years.It started in November 2008, when the supermarket chain had its Thika Road branch demolished to pave way for the expansion of Thika Road. Branch manager at that time, Mr. Thomas Kamau was...

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 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...