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”

MORE DOMESTIC & REGIONAL TOURISM COULD SAVE THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR

Travelling will turn you into a storyteller. Santina Nyagah In May when the iconic Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi closed,I wrote an article that is now available on LinkedIn on how the Kenyan hotel industry could rethink their operations post pandemic. At the moment the Cabinet Secretary incharge of the Tourism sector Najib Balala estimates theContinue reading “MORE DOMESTIC & REGIONAL TOURISM COULD SAVE THE HOSPITALITY SECTOR”

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE FUTURE OF WORKING FROM HOME

Who would have thought that the world could be such a lonely place?Who would have thought we would feel so alone,so disconnected from life as we knew it ? Who would have thought have thought at a time when the world was so connected thanks to technology, we would still feel so alone. At theContinue reading “THE TRUTH ABOUT THE FUTURE OF WORKING FROM HOME”

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”

ECONOMIC RECOVERY:AFRICA NEEDS MORE INTRA AFRICAN TRADE

The European Union is meeting today to discuss the 750 billion euro corona virus recovery fund.Germany is set to take over the EU Council presidency and German Chancellor Angel Merkel while giving a speech at the the German Bundestag ahead of the talks today called for collaboration and solidarity among members . In her speechContinue reading “ECONOMIC RECOVERY:AFRICA NEEDS MORE INTRA AFRICAN TRADE”

REMEMBERING MANDELA

What can i say about Mandela,a man who like my maternal grandfother whom he shared a first name and  year of birth with. He towers over my child hood memories no matter where i look. My father had the chance to travel to Botswana and growing up our house has always been filled  with theContinue reading “REMEMBERING MANDELA”

AFRICA IS CHANGING AND SO SHOULD AID ORGANISATIONS

On the 21 st of May 2011 ,months before Ms Lagarde had become the head honcho at IMF,i had written about her being the most likely candidate to get the top job there. Read about it here. Not only was I weeks ahead of most news agencies,I had done my research well and nothing muchContinue reading “AFRICA IS CHANGING AND SO SHOULD AID ORGANISATIONS”

THE FUTURE:A COSMOPOLITAN AFRICA

Definition of COSMOPOLITAN 1 : cosmopolite 2 : a cocktail made of vodka, orange-flavored liqueur, lime juice, and cranberry juice —called also cos*mo, source:www.merriam–webster.com A look at history confirms that  the greatest cities are cosmopolitan. And here is why.. Cosmopolitan towns are a treasure trove of culture,ideas and energy. And these 3 things are the drivers of change .Continue reading “THE FUTURE:A COSMOPOLITAN AFRICA”

THE AFRICA WE NEED IN 2013

It is 1400 hours Kenyan time and I am thinking about the year that has gone by….. What does 2013 hold for Africa as a continent and for its beautiful people…? If global trends are anything to go by 2013 will be great for online businesses and if Africa hopes to reap gain from this trendContinue reading “THE AFRICA WE NEED IN 2013”