NAIROBI:SMARTER,GREENER,EFFICIENT CITY

“True beauty of modern day cities lies not in the tall skyscrapers,tech innovations ,it is the human genius that lives,works and walks the streets of those cities that is the true genius.” SANTINA NYAGAH Nairobi Metropolitan Services Director-General Mohamed Ali marked 100 years in office on Sunday.Since he assumed office we have seen paving ofContinue reading “NAIROBI:SMARTER,GREENER,EFFICIENT CITY”

#JOURNEYHOME:PROMOTING KENYA’S DOMESTIC TOURISM

Still round the corner,there may wait,a new road or a secret gate. J.R.R Tolkien We love travelling the country and are call on any restaurants,cafes, hotels,game reserves,Airbnb’s with exciting offers during this period to get in touch with us.We are looking for offers especially that target families who would like to travel with their childrenContinue reading “#JOURNEYHOME:PROMOTING KENYA’S DOMESTIC TOURISM”

RE-IMAGINING NAIROBI AS A PLACE TO WORK,LIVE AND PLAY

Nairobi turned 100 years old in 1999. Initially founded as a rail depot for the Ugandan railway it became Kenya’s capital in 1906 after Mombasa fell from its perch .Its attraction was the climate and its location which allowed easy access to other areas in the colony. Nairobi became a city in 1954 and laterContinue reading “RE-IMAGINING NAIROBI AS A PLACE TO WORK,LIVE AND PLAY”

MARKET INSIGHTS: WHY THE FACEBOOK GENERATION MATTERS

Fact:24-35 year olds make the largest percentage of any age group spending time online. Question:Are brands paying attention? Facebook has changed market dynamics. It has changed the way we relate to each other,it has brought people from all walks of life together .Created virtual communities around interests and brands in a way that for aContinue reading “MARKET INSIGHTS: WHY THE FACEBOOK GENERATION MATTERS”

GREEN ENERGY :Way to go for the energy sector in Kenya

This past week South Africa came up with a Green Accord that is meant to create at least 300,000 jobs in the green energy sector. The sectors targeted in this accord are agriculture,energy and transport. It hopes to manufacture wind turbines and solar panels locally to meet the country’s energy needs. Meanwhile back home in KenyaContinue reading “GREEN ENERGY :Way to go for the energy sector in Kenya”

SIGNS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH:METAL DOORS CAN GIVE YOU A CLUE

Economists  get my mind in a spin when they start talking about projections,GDP and the stock market being bullish or bearish and other what not terms they use to describe the economy. It is even more depressing watching news and they bring on the “5 seconds of fame” which is what business news  has beenContinue reading “SIGNS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH:METAL DOORS CAN GIVE YOU A CLUE”

KENYAN SLAVES IN THE GULF

This article in yesterdays Sunday Standard sent chills down my spine,the inhumane treatment that Kenyans go through in the Gulf was sickening.That they are even auctioned off was a reminder of the slavery days when thousands died on ships  as they were transported to the Americas to work on plantations. Centuries later,history is replaying itselfContinue reading “KENYAN SLAVES IN THE GULF”

DOMESTIC TOURISM MARKET IN KENYA

July of this year marked my one year anniversary since i started marketing my domestic tourism business. A lot of it has been trial and error since i didn’t have much of a grasp of the industry except what I had read and seen from the media. So excited was I ,having grown up with a dad  who had beenContinue reading “DOMESTIC TOURISM MARKET IN KENYA”

ECONOMIC CRISIS:IDEAS FOR THE TAXMAN

There was a lot of brouhaha that followed after the energy regulatory body (ERC)in Kenya announced that fuel prices would rise.This however was quickly followed by a reduction on tax on kerosene and diesel of 30% and 20% respectively. Kerosene is the major cooking fuel in a majority of Kenyan households especially in the lowContinue reading “ECONOMIC CRISIS:IDEAS FOR THE TAXMAN”

CALL RATES,TAXES AND BUDGET DEFICIT

When the mobile price wars started and everyone was celebrating the lowered rates i said we would pay for it in a few months when KRA fell short of its tax collection.At the time people said i was spoiling the party.Months later the chickens have come home to roost and KRA has already fallen shortContinue reading “CALL RATES,TAXES AND BUDGET DEFICIT”