FIXING NAIROBI: City under the sun regaining its lost glory

When he was sworn in as the Governor of Nairobi back in August 2017, not so many people had slightest of believe in Mike Mbuvi Sonko transforming the City. His predecessor, Dr Evans Kidero had by no doubt proved to be a big let down to the thousands of voters who had faith in him- owing to his cooperate world experience and outstanding education background. Two years now since the flamboyant Sonko took over, there is growing hope that the City under the sun will be great again. The beautification…

Dr. James Mwangi: As a Leader, you should always have a clear turnaround strategy

Kimutaielves@gmail.com society needs to change one perception that government is for creating businesses for the people especially the youth. That is not true. It is creative ideas that brings about business opportunities. People need to see and treat the government simply as a regulator and formulator.” Every leader faces trying times, both internally and externally. Those external factors are often the most difficult to contend with since they are outside of a leader’s control. In fact, the current business climate has generated many shared concerns among managers across the board, regardless of the industry they…

HAJI MOTORS: Your vehicle is in the best hands

Kimutaielves@gmail.com “In anything you want to do, just know is like a baby who comes to this world completely knowing nothing but over time starts learning small by small through mistakes. So don’t fear to make mistakes but make sure you improve from the blunders you make.” People as well your clients would like to know who is Mark Okumu? An accountant by profession, and a simple businessman in Motor repair and service that is trying to create wealth in this country. Was this your dream job? Yes. Although am…

HAJI MOTORS: Your vehicle is in the best hands

Kimutaielves@gmail.com In anything you want to do, just know is like a baby who comes to this world completely knowing nothing but over time starts learning small by small through mistakes. So don’t fear to make mistakes but make sure you improve from the blunders you make.” When equipment or your car breaks down, everything from your productivity to your bottom line is disrupted. Your team needs a quick and effective solution. Then the difficult question arises; should you try for a repair, or replace the asset outright? Replacing equipment…

Express Travel Group Joins Travel Leaders Network

Network to Provide International Corporate Travel Services with a Strong Local Presence Travel Group, one of East Africa’s premier travel management companies has joined Travel Leaders Network, North America’s largest travel agency organization with more than 42,000 travel advisors, as part of a major expansion of Travel Leaders’ international presence. Express Travel Group remains locally owned and will continue to service existing clients while anticipating new opportunities for expansion as part of the international network. Express Travel Group is one of several dozen travel management firms around the world that…

Magana Flowers rebrands targeting new markets, customers and staff

Magana Flowers has announced a series of business realignments as it rebrands in time for its 25 th birthday by building on a resilient past while repositioning itself in the international flower markets. The rebrand that includes a change of logo, renewed focus on direct marketing and dedication to customers, stakeholders and the over 500 staff it employs comes as global markets and dynamics in the industry continue to change dictated by changing customer preferences, technology and weather. To our customers, the farm will endevour to guarantee you true experience…

PRIDEINN PARADISE NAMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER

PrideInn Group of Hotels has broken the gender barriers by hiring for the first time a female head for its prestigious PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort & Spa in Shanzu. Ann Peggy, a former, Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort operations manager has been appointed as new General Manager for PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort, Convention Centre & Spa. She will be tasked with creating a new vision for the beach resort and setting direction to capture a wide range of the market from luxury travelers to free independent travelers, meetings, incentives, conferencing…

Tala Celebrates Five Years of Advancing Financial Inclusion in Kenya

Tala, the leading consumer lending app in emerging markets, has disbursed loans to over 2.5 million customers globally. This was revealed during the celebrations to mark the company’s five-year anniversary. When Tala (formerly Mkopo Rahisi) launched in Kenya in 2014, it was the first in the world to offer unsecured mobile lending direct to consumers. Since then, Tala has expanded credit access across Kenya by using alternative data to instantly underwrite and disburse credit to people who have been excluded from traditional finance due to lack of credit history or…

Paul Odera Appointed as The Simbas Head Coach

Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu; the Under 20 National Team that recently qualified for the JWRT for the second time. With the close of the regular fifteen a side season, the Kenya Rugby Union (www.KRU.co.ke) would like to announce the appointment of a technical team to manage The Simbas for the upcoming 2019 assignments. Paul Odera comes in as Head Coach. Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu – the Under 20 National Team that recently qualified for the JWRT for the second time. First time was…

United Nations praises the bravery of South African peacekeepers

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in South Africa, Nardos Bekele-Thomas, yesterday lavished praise on the role the country is playing in peacekeeping missions in Africa. Speaking at this year’s commemoration of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers held in Bloemfontein, Ms. Bekele-Thomas said, “South Africa’s brave men and women put their lives at risk daily in their efforts to bring peace and security in the countries from which they operate.” With a total of more than 1,190 troops stationed in UN Peacekeeping missions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,…