Archive for the ‘Kenya’ category

Kenya and incentive programmes: An inside perspective

Employee incentives are generally a new concept in Kenya, but businesses that identify their value stand to gain.

Start-up snapshot: Showing companies what their customers really think

“Like many growth stage start-ups, our major challenges are capacity constraints, both technological and in human resources.”

Kenya’s economy is growing, but hinges on renewal of US trade pact

Kenya has emerged third among the top 20 fastest-growing economies in the world, according to a 2015 survey by Bloomberg.

Nairobi’s famed matatu graffiti is back, and putting artists in business

For the past 10 years the Kenyan government has forbidden any external painting on Nairobi’s shared taxis, “matatus”. Until now.

Bitcoin exchange expands to Kenya, sees potential in using M-Pesa

Global Bitcoin exchange Igot has been granted access to the mobile money service M-Pesa, currently used by about 17 million Kenyans.

East Africa has more to offer than just Kenya, says SAP boss

Andrew Waititu, SAP’s MD for East Africa, says companies will miss out if they don’t grow their presence beyond their host country.

From frontier to emerging market – Kenya’s economic rise

The future of Kenya’s business environment is looking increasingly bright as the national economy continues to grow at an enviable pace.

Consumer goods: Steps to effectively access the Kenyan market

For all its business and investment potential, the country can be a hard nut to crack.

Do you feel lucky? Will East Africans benefit from their natural resource discoveries?

The link from pumping oil to increasing life expectancy and reducing poverty is not direct.

How Philips is adapting its global strategy to better address the African market

Philips has adopted a number of strategies to make its global portfolio more relevant for African economies.

Moving towards a cashless public transport system in Kenya

The ‘My1963′ card enables passengers to pay their fares without using cash.

Jonathan Somen’s journey of building and selling a multi-million dollar IT business

Jonathan Somen is one of East Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs.

Kenyan retailer Chandarana gearing up for faster growth

Chandarana plans to double its number of outlets over the next five years.

After selling company for $500k, Joel Mwale now wants to change the way we learn

At the young age of 21, Joel Mwale has already achieved a lot.

How local companies can benefit from China’s presence in Africa

Negative perceptions stand in the way of local companies forging business partnerships with their Chinese counterparts.