Posts Tagged ‘Kenya’

Meet the Boss: Alex Nyaga, founder, Parapet Cleaning Services

“I think I am visionary, and I have a passion to do things that will have a greater impact in our society.”

How cleaning company founder made a success of a ‘thankless job’

How we made it in Africa talks to Alex Nyaga, founder of Kenya’s Parapet Cleaning Services.

Domino’s Pizza: Kenyan and Nigerian customers prefer to eat in-store

Talking fast food with the Kenyan franchise holder of Domino’s Pizza and ice cream brand Cold Stone Creamery.

Growth trends: Six booming industries in sub-Saharan Africa

How we made it in Africa asked a selection of DHL country managers to identify the sector seeing the greatest growth, based on shipment volumes, in their respective territories.

Kenyan businesswoman wants to make tea ‘funky’

Flora Mutahi recently launched her first tea café in Nairobi.

Why M-Pesa’s Kenya business model had to be altered for South Africa

Herman Singh explains why M-Pesa’s Kenyan model failed in South Africa in 2010, and why the revamped version will succeed.

Meet the Boss: Farhana Hassanali-Hashmani, CEO, Hass Consult

“Growth takes time. If you try and rush you will stumble and fall.”

Gated serviced farms: The next hot real estate trend?

Bringing together property development and agriculture.

‘Tough times don’t last, tough people do,’ says fashion designer Sally Karago

How Kenya’s Sally Karago built her fashion business.

Q&A: The ‘supamama’ who saw the potential in Kenya’s mother and baby industry

Harnet Bokrezion talks to Christine Khasinah-Odero, the entrepreneur behind Kenya’s Supamamas.

New Kenyan ‘thin SIMs’ poised to transform African mobile money

Equity Bank is rolling out its own mobile network using a new paper-thin SIM card that sits on top of an ordinary SIM.

Entrepreneur explains why it is easier to be successful in Kenya than India

How we made it in Africa talks to Indian businessman Sriram Bharatam.

Rabbit farming a winner for Kenyan entrepreneur

“We are making more money from rabbits than what cattle farmers make.”

Akili Dada – grooming young women to become movers and shakers

Akili Dada seeks to address the need for greater representation of women in leadership roles in Africa.

Ex-banker trades cushy Bank of America job for the family business in Kenya

“Here I can be a big fish in a small pond.”