Posts Tagged ‘Kenya’

Big business potential in East Africa’s smaller cities and towns

Unpacking the potential in cities and towns such as Nakuru, Eldoret and Kahama.

How Nakumatt became one of East Africa’s largest retailers

Nakumatt Holdings is a significant player in East Africa’s retail sector, generating $700m in annual gross revenues.

Meet the Boss: Peter Mwangi, CEO, Old Mutual Kenya

“Be prepared to fail, but keep moving forward.”

Connected East Africa: Kenya leads, the region follows

Regional ICT integration is very much on the agenda.

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.

How a rule-breaking Kenyan succeeded in the hair industry… in South Africa

Tracy Wangari launched her Cape Town-based salon in 1999 and maintains a hands-on role in the now successful venture.

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.

Moving towards a cashless public transport system in Kenya

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

Kenyan retailer Chandarana gearing up for faster growth

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

How mobile money is transforming Africa

I live in the heart of Silicon Valley and am still dependent on a piece of plastic I have to carry around with me everywhere.