Richard Kamau on 06th Feb

Nairobi is set to have a CD and DVD manufacturing plant soon. This will allow artists to incur lower costs in the production...

Ken on 03rd Feb

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Ken on 30th Jan

The quail bubble has finally burst. Eggs that were selling for up to Sh150 a few months ago are now going for as little as Sh5 – a 97% drop. This day had been predicted weeks ago, and it’s finally here. Many farmers had invested all they had to rear the wild bird. The pioneers made a killing, with laws of supply and demand enabling them...

Githae Mwangi on 29th Jan

Commercial bank of Africa has blacklisted over 14o,000 Mshwari loan defaulters. The bank has been forwarding the names of defaulters to Safaricom barring them from accessing more loans.  According to Business daily, over 25,00o of those blacklisted have already cleared their outstanding debts but they will not be granted loans for the next five years....

Ken on 28th Jan

Kenya Airways has now formed a habit of posting photos of its planes being constructed. It keeps its customers updated on the progress of highly anticipated planes. Last year, KQ continuously posted photos of Boeing 777-300ER, which was still in Boeing’s workshop. The plane was later in the year delivered christened Masai Mara by President Kenyatta. The...

Ken on 27th Jan

We have some photos from Garden City Mall along Thika superhighway. The proposed shopping mall will be the largest in East Africa, larger than Sarit or even Westgate. It is part of a larger development set on  a 32 acre piece of land, that includes residential houses and a park. The project is by Actis, a London based private equity fund. Here are...

Ken on 10th Jan

Mobile service provider Orange Kenya has launched new TV, print and online advertisements targeted at Safaricom. The ad graphically shows Kenyans who is cheaper between the two. Using Safaricom’s green colour, vs their own orange, the mobile company successfully proves that Safaricom is more expensive on all fronts. Surprisingly, it is cheaper...

Ken on 09th Jan

Capital FM’s DJ CK, who also happens to own the station experienced a very rare moment in life, playing a game of golf with none other than Hollywood actor Will Smith. Somehow, they were both in Dubai for the holidays at the same time. Kirubi, one of Kenya’s wealthiest individuals, took to Twitter to announce what had just happened. Too...

Ken on 08th Jan

Mombasa City will soon unveil its first ever fully serviced five-star luxury marina. Through financing from KCB Group, English Point Marina has almost completed the Sh5 billion project, expected to reposition the Coast circuit as a prime tourist destination on Africa’s Eastern sea board. It includes 96 luxury apartments and 8 penthouses. It is...

Ken on 08th Jan

Nakumatt has joined the quail craze and started selling beautifully packed quail eggs. The quail fad has hit Kenyans for several months now, with many believing they have healing powers or immense nutritional gains. The live bird goes for upwards of Sh400, with a single egg going for up to Sh200. The size of the egg is barely a third the size of a chicken...