Surge of the digital travel consumer

The rise of the digital era has become fundamental in the travel and tourism industry. Digitization is increasingly seen to empower travel consumers especially those seeking diversification and personalization for a remarkable experience. From the very initial stage of travel arrangements, the digital consumer seeks information key in deciding how, where, when to travel, what to expect and even more significantly, why to choose one destination, hotel, airline, or travel agency over another. Image by Rawpixel.com The latter is especially because price comparison as well as customer experience – often…

NAKURU TOPS AS A FAVOURITE INVESTMENT DESTINATION IN KENYA

Nakuru County saw its land prices rise by an average of 12.7 per cent in 2017 according to County Land Price Report 2018. This has drawn the attention of many investors eyeing prime properties in the county that offers serene living with easy access to Nakuru town, thanks to the developed road network. Ranked as the fourth largest city in Kenya, the town is located 165km northwest of Nairobi. The strategic location along Nairobi-Malaba highway is making Nakuru town experience an increase in population resulting to the need of expansion of the…

Apple launches premium iPhone XS, health features for watch

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Cupertino, United States, Apple has unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday in a bid to bolster its spot in the premium smartphone market, along with an upgraded smartwatch that takes electrocardiograms and detects falls. The California tech giant said it would begin selling its 5.8-inch iPhone XS and 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max later this month, keeping the starting price of the company’s top-end model at $999 but bumping the entry price for the version with the larger screen. Apple also announced a new iPhone XR starting at $749, available…

COURT withdraws Rodgers Ochieng case

Rogers Okuta Ochieng a prominent business man East Africa  region  has withdrawn a  criminal case at milimani law court nairobi County Kenya , where he  filed a complaint against Elsbon Mwangi for unlawfully using his motor vehicle registration number KCG 414E, Nissan Blue Bird after paying him his dues.  WHY POWER-SHARING IS SETTING A WRONG POLITICAL PRECEDENCE Mwangi is alleged to have committed the offense on diverse dates between 24th November 2018 and 24thFebruary 2018 at an unknown place within Kenya. The businessman had further accused Mwangi of issuing a bad cheque.…

Illegal bumps hurting motorist

By Alfred Mosoti Road transport is the most popular and important mode of transport, bearing in mind that over 80% of the total internal passenger and freight traffic in Kenya using wit the remainder using either rail, water and air. As a matter of fact, road transport is an indispensable mode transport with comparative advantages over other modes of transport like; rail, sea and air. No passenger or goods can access a railway station, sea or airport before driven, ridden or walking there! Kenya Re strategies now paying off Nonetheless…

WHY POWER-SHARING IS SETTING A WRONG POLITICAL PRECEDENCE

By Alfred Mosoti Lets not debate with a fact, judgement must exonerate someone and contend another,Period. There is a Swahili saying that goes:  Asiyekubali kusindwa sio mshindani; which can be paraphrased to mean: Any competitor with a tendency of refusing to accept a defeat, is not a worthy opponent. The saying cautions us against competing with those people, who only accepting verdicts of scenarios where they are declared winners; but cry foul when the opposite happens! http://Also Read: https://www.ceoafrica.co.ke/city-hall-to-complete-new-icu-unit-at-mama-lucy-hospital-in-december/ Directly or indirectly, we are all engaged in various forms of…

WHY ANARCHY REIGNS ON OUR ROADS?

By Alfred Mosoti Road madness, a product of impunity, lacuna in law, unwillingness and/or inability to execute existing laws It is unfortunate that many are so obsessed with the ‘’Haki yetu and Haki yangu mantra’’ (Our and my rights cliché) to the extent of forgetting that rights goes hand in hand with responsibilities! Nevertheless Truth be told: Rights without Responsibilities and rights while right without responsibilities only result to confusion. Back to the main agenda: The anarchy on our roads is a product of conspiracy among three main demons namely:…

Governors spearhead realization of Kenya’s blue economy potential

By Abednego Mwikya The bid for full exploitation of the potential of Kenya’s blue economy has gained momentum after county governments vowed to rally behind the agenda. More than 20 governors from counties endowed with blue economy resources said they will be on the forefront in spurring conversations around utilization of water resources in the country with a view to creating job opportunities for unemployed Kenyans and for improvement of the economy. “Going forward, we are going to tackle the challenges that prevent this country from tapping the full potential…

50% road projects done as focus shifts to drainage systems

By Samson wire. Road repair works in the city seem to have attracted the attention of residents, with many hailing Governor Mike Sonko for putting emphasis on completing stalled road projects and building new ones. Since 2013, when Sonko’s predecessor Dr Evans Kidero, little had been achieved despite massive budgetary allocations for the in the last three years. It has been one year in office for Sonko and his presence and might as the Governor of the biggest county has been felt the roads and transport sector- with massive road…

Defiant Sonko tells off MCAs

By Samson Wire. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has told off those insisting that he move county operations from his home in Machakos back to Nairobi saying he will not be blackmailed. Speaking to journalists in Mua after a memorial service for his late father on Friday, the Nairobi County boss maintained that he will not relocate to City Hall. He was responding to an ultimatum from MCAs through their Majority leader Abdi Guyo that he move back to Nairobi within two weeks. Sonko remained defiant stating that he will not…