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Chase Bank Enablis Business Launchpad Competition Unveil the Winners

The winners of this year’s Chase Bank Enablis Business LaunchPad Competition were announced at a gala event held at Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom Headquarters.  Here are the profiles of the…

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ENABLIS Funds First Entrepreneur in Kenya …Kes20 Million Loan

Enablis Entrepreneurial Network East Africa today announced the first loan disbursement of KES 20 Million to a Kenyan entrepreneur through its Loan Guarantee Program with Chase Bank. Speaking of the…

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7 Amazing Digital Marketing Influences Awaiting to Happen in Africa

By Gaita Wamucii Never before have we seen a technology shape our lives in ways beyond imagination like the internet is doing. Don’t you think it is an interesting time…

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Safaricom Financial year 2010 Key Stats

Safaricom? Financial year 2010: Subscribers=15.79mn Turnover= Ksh. 83.96 bn Net Income =Ksh. 15.15bn Earning Per Share=Ksh. 0.38 Dividends= Ksh. 8.00bn Pay 20cents dividend per share The M-PESA Agents =17,652? across…

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Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, Research into Business Competition

Going around the internet i came a cross this new funding competition. Apparently The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) will provide grants of upto US$1.5 million to private sector companies…

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Investment 101: never invest in anything you don’t understand

By Moses Muturi 1.Start Investing Now We say this not just to discourage procrastination, but because an early start can make all the difference. In general, every six years you…

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THIS IS YOUR STORY!

By James Oluoch The day you make your payslip redundant is the day you shall have achieved true wealth. The almighty payslip is so powerful that loosing it gives many…

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Comparative Cost of Sending money in Kenya

The recent announcement by Zain that it would be charging its customer Ksh.10 to send money in all networks is proof on how competitive money transfer business has become in…

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ABC about Investing and the never ending rat race

It’s been months since I pulled off my heavy hat which is protection, protection, protection. A friend of mine has just made my day by saying that money has escaped…

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Buy low and sell high my foot, that does not apply here

Sorry, the above statement is alarmist but that what a friend of mine shouted at me yesterday when I ?insisted that in the long run investing on Stock Market is…

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Are you investing in the KenGen PIBO? Here is the offer

I did not want to talk about KenGen PIBO until I received two emails from my broker Dyer and Blair asking me if I am investing in the KenGen PIBO…

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When come to M-Banking, banks find it hard to detach from M-Pesa

Mobile banking, powered by cell phones, has become a big success story in Kenya and the whole world now talk about it. But this has been basically the M-Pesa story…

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Build Your Investments Bit by Bit

A very close friend of mine always reminds me of how his first human resource manager contributed to the current financial mess he is in. Management analysts have rammed it…

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Around 40 Per cent of Twitter Messages are pointless babble

A recent study by a? marketing firm Peer Analytics Group, found out that almost a half the tweets are pointless babble. Take a look at the following 1.Pointless babble tweets:…

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Safaricom buys WIMAX operator Packets Stream Data Networks

Safaricom? has bought WiMAX operator? Packet Stream? Data Networks ?subject to approval by CCK. This will definitely boost Safaricom ability to provide the last mile connectivity to majority of internet…

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Trapped in Debt, this is how to get out

Cash is famed to be the life blood of business, good living real wealth creation and dream actualization.It is the ultimate bait that employees in white collar jobs chase day…

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Kenya being part of the internet super-highway, the sky is the limit

Much has been said about the connection of Africa to internet super highway and the excitement is everywhere. But how exactly will people take advantage of the broadband connection is…

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Don’t be Fooled, know the process of buying property

Many buyers of property, especially the ones living and working abroad have fallen prey to friends and relatives who have claimed to be good in buying and sale of land…

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Capital Markets Reforms

They always say smart investors buy low and sell high. If you take this as the unwritten law of stocks investment then ideally Kenyans should be flocking stocks market with…

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Street based Entrepreneurship and why hustling is not a sin

Hustling is a term used by many startup businessmen and women ( non employed people in most cases) referring on how they go on their daily life to look for…

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Emerging from the Ashes

By Maina Gachanja Dry forests are prone to wildfires mostly in the drought season. Evergreen forests too face the risk of fire but in this case man made ones. Especially…

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A Letter That Finance Minister will never read

Dear Sir In less than two months time you , Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta will stand before the parliament to read this year?s budget for the next financial year. This will…

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Two weeks at Nairobi Stock Exchange, the signs are good

Top Gaining and Loosing stocks in the last two weeks The last time I wrote something about NSE I was so mad at everyone..brokers, CMA, and NSE management to an…

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Take your money out of NSE and keep it under your mattress

I have seen a lot of advice coming along from the blog community on how to handle the mess at NSE. For me now i have reached a point of…

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Why are they ?dying? young?

My motto throughout this year is going to be Test Fast, Fail Fast and Adjust Fast. Well that is a quote I got from somebody and by the time I…

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What does the future holds for NSE and Stock market

Nobody can really predict what might happen in the future perfectly and more so in the stock market. In most cases the so called financial experts get it horribly wrong…

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How much worse can it possibly get?

The problem of NSE continues with shares prices heading South most of last week. The question on the lips of most commentators is how much worse can it possibly get….

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The great Transformation

The face of TelkomKenya has changed drastically, over the last few months. Many Kenyans have not noticed this may be because of its former bad reputation of being badly managed…

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The 5 Stock Myths

I hesitate to watch the business news every day at 9pm anymore– I’m afraid of what I might find. It is no longer surprise to find out that value of…

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The cloud is no longer dark

The dramatic shift from software based computing to what is now popularly know as cloud computing is eminent. So could this be the end of Bill Gate?s Microsoft and its…

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