DIASPORA KENYANS TO CONVERGE IN LAS VEGAS FOR RUGBY SEVENS TOURNAMENT

LAS VEGAS, The trip from the coastal city of Victoria, British Columbia in Canada to Las Vegas, Nevada in the US, is by all means a long and expensive journey but for the Kenyan born Salim Amusala, it is a small prize to pay for the country he loves and the game he enjoys. We […]

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MEET THE KENYAN HOTELIER RUNNING SOMALIA’S BEST HOTEL

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12 – It’s the kind of stuff of which television shows are made; a four-star hotel in the heart of a battle zone, Heads of State for guests, snipers for security and at the centre of it all is one Justus Kisaulu – the man that runs the show. Except a writer […]

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7 WAYS TO WRITE YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS AND STICK TO THEM

The coming of a new year is the perfect time to take stock of your life, and decide whether it’s going where you want it to go. Chances are, you have room for improvement. (We all do) But how do you make it happen? You know that if you keep doing the same stuff you’ve […]

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2 KENYANS IN FORBES’ LIST OF THE 20 YOUNG POWER WOMEN IN AFRICA 2013

This generation of young African women is the most ambitious yet. They are eager to build industries, reform societies, save lives, rewrite history, and transform the continent. Our annual “20 Young Power African Women” list illuminates the brightest stars and Africa’s most outstanding female game changers. We enlisted a group of young, professional African women […]

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WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS FIND SUCCESS IN KENYA’S PROPERTY INDUSTRY

The real estate market in Kenya has been booming in the last decade with new commercial and residential projects springing up across the country’s major urban centres. In the capital Nairobi and its environs, local and international investors are building golf and gated estates, shopping malls, hotels and offices to meet high demand for property. […]

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MEET TIM MBALUKA: STARTED WITH SH 10,000 NOW EARNING SH 3M A MONTH

Sheer grit and hope keeps Timothy Mbaluka energised for his business that pays him a tidy Sh3 million a month. Mr Mbaluka, 35, had been dreaming of “doing serious business,” since he was a teenager, a dream that gave him the courage to take a pay cut when he switched jobs and further gave him […]

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BUMPY ROAD TO SUCCESS FOR YOUNG KENYAN MILLIONAIRE

Raymond Cheruiyoit considers himself a successful entrepreneur six years after resigning from his job to run own business. However, the proprietor of Accounts and Financial East Africa Limited says he had a baptism of fire along the way. At 28, he was passionate about setting up and tried partnerships that did not work. Mr Cheruiyot […]

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MEET INDUSTRIALIST, MANU CHANDARIA

Meet the Boss: Manu Chandaria, industrialist (Kenya) Manu Chandaria is the chairman of Comcraft Group. The family business produces steel, plastics and aluminium products and has operations in 50 countries across the globe. In 2011, Forbes magazine valued the 98-year-old industrial conglomerate to be worth about US$2.5bn. Chandaria has been heavily involved in philanthropic work […]

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THE STORY OF UGANDAN TYCOON ASHISH J. THAKAR; AN UNDER 40 MILLIONAIRE

 I may not have had a conventional childhood but I believe that is why I am who I am today. I’ve always been passionate and driven, and I’ve always dreamed big dreams, but at the age of 13, living in Rwanda in the middle of a genocide, I never imagined I would one day be […]

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MEET AFRICA’S HOTTEST NEW FASHION DESIGNERS

We have long moved on from the idea of African design being simply Africa centered. In the past couple of years it has made it onto catwalks in Paris, New York, Milan and beyond. And of course, as with any competitive market, there will always be new talent changing the game. In African fashion today, […]

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MEET LORNA RUTTO: FROM BANKER TO WASTE MERCHANT

The modern job market doesn’t promise miracles, and in this depressed economic environment, job hunting will soon be desperately out of fashion. Things are frankly getting out of hand and ridiculous rumours are being repeated by our government bureaucrats, some of which are mere dreams. Never mind the mumblings, governments don’t have the slightest idea […]

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