Ken on 28th Mar

Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will start producing motorcycles at a new plant in Kenya later this year amid expectations of growth in local demand. Honda has set up Honda Motorcycle Kenya Ltd. for sales and production of motorcycles in Nairobi, becoming the company’s third local subsidiary in Africa, following one each in South Africa and...

Ken on 27th Mar

Molo Milk is Kenya’s most preferred milk brand ahead of Brookside and New KCC products. A consumer study carried out in December 2012 shows that Molo Milk, manufactured by Buzeki Dairy, commands 18 per cent of the processed milk market followed by Brookside Dairy’s Tuzo and Ilara brands with 15 per cent each. Three Brookside Dairy brands...

Ken on 21st Feb

On Wednesday, The Business Insider published a report by Arthur Orkum, titled ‘2013 Misery Index’. It is a crude economic measure that sums a country’s unemployment and inflation rates to assess conditions on the ground. It included a total of 197 countries, and Kenya emerged as the 13th most miserable country in the world. This...

Ken on 14th Feb

Regional retailer Nakumatt, is making its grand return to the Thika Superhighway today. In 2008, the country was shocked when the then Nakumatt Thika Road was demolished to pave way for what is now the Thika Superhighway. This was after numerous eviction notices given to the company went unanswered. The supermarket chain however picked itself up,...

Ken on 11th Feb

These college dropouts are great examples of flunkers who can achieve success against the odds. They prove that if you work hard then you can be successful no matter what. Even if you are from a not so rich family, even if you decide to leave college, if you have enough drive and focus you can make your dreams come true. Bill Gates $56 Billion ...

Ken on 11th Feb

These college dropouts are great examples of flunkers who can achieve success against the odds. They prove that if you work hard then you can be successful no matter what. Even if you are from a not so rich family, even if you decide to leave college, if you have enough drive and focus you can make your dreams come true. Bill Gates $56 Billion ...

Ken on 24th Jan

The Konza Technopolis has attracted major local service industry players, boosting its chances of success as foreign firms also line up for space in the project dubbed “the African Silicon Savannah”. Fourteen large firms have expressed interest in the first stage of the Konza Technology City project set to...

Ken on 23rd Jan

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Google said the YouTube page showcasing the “Gangnam Style” video by South Korean rapper Psy has reaped more than $8 million in ad revenue.Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora revealed the figure Tuesday while discussing the money-making potential of YouTube during a quarterly earnings call with financial...

Ken on 23rd Jan

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Google said the YouTube page showcasing the “Gangnam Style” video by South Korean rapper Psy has reaped more than $8 million in ad revenue.Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora revealed the figure Tuesday while discussing the money-making potential of YouTube during a quarterly earnings call with financial...

Ken on 10th Jan

President Kibaki on Wednesday opened the Sh 2 billion, 148 room Boma Hotel, owned by the Kenya Red Cross Society. The Mombasa Road based hotel will help improve Kenya Red Cross revenue source, and looking at what they are charging, it will contribute a great deal. The cheapest room is going for Sh 30,000 a night, with the presidential suite going for...