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...

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...