HOW KENYAN-AMERICAN NAOMI WACHIRA QUIT HER JOB TO PURSUE MUSIC

Her journey into music began by her making a very bold decision. TO QUIT HER JOB. Naomi is well educated and even has a masters degree, that got her a very good job in the city of Seattle, WA, and though it was well paying, it did not give her the satisfaction that she wanted. Everyday was a struggle to get to work, and she finally called it quits to follow her dream that she kept postponing – MUSIC.

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Meet Kenyan american singer Naomi Wamboe

NAOMI WAMBOE

Naomi Wamboe is a first generation Kenyan-American singer and song writer, raised in Seattle, Washington in the U.S.A. She just released her latest song “Addicted” (nyama choma) and I was able to catch up with her while she was in Seattle. I must confess, that I was nervous, I did not know how the interview was […]

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WHY THE KENYAN TAXPAYER SHOULD NOT BUY INTO N.Y.S | WHATSUP WEDNESDAYS

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Is there any other country in the world in which the taxpayer carries a heavy burden like in Kenya? To make matters worse, is the fact that Kenyans pay their dues to the government but it seems like they do not have any control whatsoever as to what can and cannot be done with that […]

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I LIVE ABROAD BUT MY PIGS TAKE CARE OF MY FAMILY | DIASPORA TUESDAYS

PIG FARMING - ELIAS OTIENO

A ride on the bumpy murram road from Kolenyo market to Akado village in Seme, Kisumu County, leads me to the home of Mr Ronald Omondi. Omondi is a security supervisor at a hotel in Qatar, but back home in Kolenyo, he rears rabbits, pigs and has a hydroponics project to supplement the animal fodder. Omondi credits […]

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THE FOUR EXPENSES YOUR EMERGENCY FUND SHOULD COVER | MONEY MONDAYS

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Most of us have got a savings account, in which we have saved some amount of money that we can use in case of an emergency such as hospital bill, car repair, house repair, death in family etc. Basically, that amount we have saved will help us in either one emergency or another. The question […]

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MT KENYA UNIVERSITY FOUNDER, DR SIMON GICHARU, NAMED REGIONAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

DR SIMON GICHARU

Mt. Kenya University founder, Dr. Simon Gicharu has emerged the winner of the 2014 Eastern African Chapter of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Gicharu topped the Master entrepreneur category after being selected by an independent judging panel made up of entrepreneurs, leading CEOs and regional business leaders. Gicharu turned around a loss-making college […]

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THREE (3) MAJOR MISTAKES THAT MESS UP YOUR CREDIT SCORE | DIASPORA TUESDAYS

CREDIT SCORES - BWANA MORIOZ

For one to be successful in the diaspora, one has to adapt, learn and overcome many challenges, and do it fast. One of the major challenges Kenyans in diaspora face is learning and navigating the financial system, especially in understanding what a CREDIT SCORE is and also, what things make it good and what makes […]

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MEET PETER MWANGI, GROUP CEO, OLD MUTUAL KENYA | GET MOTIVATED

PETER MWANGI OLD MUTUAL

Peter Mwangi is the Group CEO of Old Mutual Kenya, a position he took up in the last quarter of 2014. Prior to this he was the Chief Executive of Nairobi Stock Exchange and an investment manager at Centum. He is a chartered financial analyst who started his career as a lieutenant in the Kenya Air […]

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Lessons I learnt from a billionaire |Money Mondays

DJ CK AND MIKE

Blogger: A day in a dog’s life When I first showed up at Capital FM for work I didn’t know what to expect but I knew what I wanted. I wanted to learn how to be successful. In my mind, there was only one man who I could learn this from, Chris Kirubi. This part […]

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3 REASONS WHY YOU SOMETIMES NEED TO LOOK BACK | SUPER SUNDAYS

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I know for most of us, looking back brings out a lot of negative emotions, a lot of pain, a lot of hurt, and memories we would not like to relive again. Sometimes we are held captive by our past, and that has led us to believing that we should never look back, otherwise if […]

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DIASPORA JOBS: WHY I APPRECIATE KENYANS | DIASPORA TUESDAYS

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If you follow #Kenyan politics it does not take you long to realize how divided we are as a nation. There is always bickering, there is always in fighting mainly along tribal lines. The image that comes out is one of a country that is heavily divided. However, in the diaspora, many Kenyans are willing […]

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FAITH + CONSISTENCY + HARDWORK = FORMULA FOR SUCCESS | SUPER SUNDAYS

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The road to success is not that one (1) straight line that we all think it is, it is rough, it is rugged, and full of ups and downs. It is a road that tests you to the very core, tests your beliefs, tests your values, tests your relationships, tests your friends, success tests every […]

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