Without the Circus, Davos can get down to business

By Richard Quest  In a more innocent age, Davos was a high-minded gathering for intellectuals trying to solve the world’s problems.  But the World Economic Forum has gradually become overwhelmed by a circus of rock stars, Hollywood A-listers, big-ticket world leaders and their entourages.  The issues may still be debated, but they can feel secondary to the spectacle.  It’s easy to forget about the state of the world when you’ve just spotted Charlize Theron. Last year’s big-ticket rock star was of course Donald Trump.  The US president certainly knows how to…

Crawford International School Open doors at Tatu City

By Amos Njau Crawford International School has opened its doors in Kenya at the prestigious Tatu City, in response to the rising demand of a high-quality education. With a capacity for 1 700 students, Crawford International School is part of South Africa’s JSE-listed ADvTECH Group, Africa’s largest private education provider. The group recently acquired the Makini Group of Schools in Nairobi and Kisumu marking the start of a five-year expansion strategy in the East African region. Speaking during the official opening ceremony, Ms. Jenny Coetzee, Managing Director said Crawford International…

Co-op Bank Leasing firm awarded Sh 890 million Government fleet deal

By Amos Njau Co-operative bank’s recently-established firm dubbed Co-op Bank Fleet Africa Leasing Limited has been awarded a deal worth Sh890 million by the government. The new venture is joint partnership between the bank and global leasing specialist Super Group based in South Africa which operates locally through a subsidiary known as Fleet Africa Limited. The Sh 890 million maiden transactions is part of larger of Sh2.2 billion deal, entails the financing and delivery of a fleet of 125 vehicles to the Ministry of Interior, the National Police Service and…