Posts Tagged ‘Kenya’

Liquor giant replacing imports with local manufacturing in key African markets

Distell has acquired land for factories in both Angola and Nigeria.

Meet the Boss: Terry Mungai, CEO, Ashleys Kenya

“When a client is not satisfied it really bothers me.”

How Kenya’s Terry Mungai built her beauty empire

Terry Mungai’s rise to the top was not without its challenges.

How Esther Muchemi’s early bet on the growth of mobile telecoms paid off

Esther Muchemi, CEO of Samchi Group, sees opportunity where others see challenges.

Kenyan CEO attributes business success to lessons learnt from father

Simba Corp CEO acquired his business acumen from his father.

Simba Corp – from small car dealership to leading conglomerate

Kenya’s Simba Corp has successfully diversified its business.

Which African cities will offer the best opportunities in the coming years?

PwC says investors should look beyond Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg.

Africa’s M-Pesa mobile payment method debuts in Romania

In a trend reversal, African technology has migrated to Europe.

Dress your business in formal clothes and see it grow

Informal women-owned businesses are losing out on growth opportunities.

Grooming Kenya’s next generation of sport stars and business leaders

How we made it in Africa speaks to Elizabeth Odera, founder of the Sadili Oval Sports Academy.

Meet the Boss: Erik Hersman, tech entrepreneur, Kenya

One of the major players in Kenya’s tech scene reveals his first job and how he relaxes.

Getting on with life in Nairobi in an age of terrorism

“We shouldn’t let fear paralyse all aspects of our lives.”

Can the Smart Jacket become a competitive advantage for motorcycle taxis?

Motorcycle taxis are one of the leading causes of road accidents in Kenya.

Africa’s local dynamos: Five companies changing the rules of business

These “local dynamos” are winning customers through innovative business models.

Meet the Boss: Eva Muraya, CEO, Brand Strategy and Design

“I have a lot of risk appetite. I work very hard and I apply my creativity.”