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ENTREPRENEUR PROFILE

NANCY MUTHONI KAGUMA –
CEO, PROPERTY SHOW

Kubebea

Nancy Muthoni is the CEO of The Property Gallery, a boutique real estate consulting firm offering tailor-made solutions to individuals, private and international investors, institutions and developers. The services include concept to design-construction to completion, marketing, brokerage, sales activation and product launch[..]

ANN MPINGA –
PROPRIETOR, KIPUSA

Kubebea

I design clothing and accessories primarily for women and most of my clients tend to be between the ages of 25-55. I use a range of fabrics including my favorite African inspired prints from Vlisco Dutch Wax. I have also designed some purses in the past and will be introducing a new range of bags and belts in my next collection. My clothing line is ready to wear and can be worn easily from the work place to the evening. [..]

MUGO MARINGA
MANAGING DIRECTOR, BOMA HOTELS -

Kubebea

Mr. Mugo Maringa has spent his entire professional life in hotel management. After studying Hotel Management at the Kenya Utalii College, he has dedicated his career to the hospitality industry, and is among the best when it comes to running hotels. He started with the Serena Group in 1989, and opened several Serena Lodges: [..]

MUNYUTU WAIGI CO-FOUNDER - www.rupu.co.ke

Kubebea


Munyutu Waigi co-founded Internet start-up www.rupu.co.ke with Swiss digital media giant Ringier. In 2012, Rupu was acknowledged as one of Africa’s top tech startups by Forbes Africa. He held the role of Country and General Manager at Ringier Kenya responsible for country operations acrossyears[..]

SANERGY

DAVID AUERBACH

Kubebea



David Auerbach is co-Founder of Sanergy (locally known as Fresh Life), a social enterprise determined to transform informal settlements through the provision of hygienic sanitation. Previously, he worked at Endeavor, a non-profit that supports for-profit entrepreneurs in the developing world, as well as at the Clinton Foundation. David also taught in central China for two years...[..]

DIGITISATION OF PUBLICATIONS 
INNOCENT KUBEBEA OUMA

Kubebea


My instincts said that this is the way to the future. I am an avid reader and most foreign books were available in digital format on Amazon or Barnes & Noble, whereas in Kenya this trend had not caught up. I recognised an unexplored opportunity .[..]

BUILDING VALUABLE BRANDS 
THEBE IKALAFENG

Thebe


My work is helping individuals, governments, politicians and corporations shape reputations and build valuable brands. I would say that I am currently supporting or participating in the political changes taking place.[..]

BANKING ON WOMEN
MWANGI GITHAIGA

Mwangi


Mwangi Githaiga is the Managing Director of Kenya Women Finance Trust, Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited (KWFT DTM), a leading and best practice deposit taking microfinance [..]

LOCAL SELLING AT NAIROBI’S MASAI MARKET

Masaai


The Maasai Market in Nairobi has become a virtual institution. Starting off on humble roots near Central Police Station more than two decades ago to the current parade of glorious wares peddled by serious entrepreneurs, it is hardly to be missed. Catch it in several locations any day of the week in Nairobi from 9am- 7pm. .[...]

SELLING BOOKS
CHAN BAHAL

He runs Bookstop, an eponymous bookstore in Nairobi’s Yaya Mall. The man is a veritable institution. Call him Chan. He needs no other moniker. He was once in trouble with the political regime for quietly stocking a telling banned book. He was also a musician who.[..]

RESTAURATEUR
SHIVANI PATEL.

Zen Garden Res

Twenty-eight year old Shivani Patel is the Managing Director of the fantastic pan Asian restaurant, Zen

Garden which took Nairobi by storm when it was launched in 2008. Educated in the United Kingdom from age 11, she returned to Kenya six years ago and immediately .[..]

MARKET RESEARCHER
JUDY KIBAKI

Judy Kibaki

She is the only daughter of the President of Kenya, but that has never turned her into a spoiled good for nothing layabout. Instead, she is a resilient serial entrepreneur who has learned from the trenches of experience. THE EDITION spent time with Judy Wanjiku Kibaki and learned about economics and and entrepreneurship.[..]

AFRICAN ART CONNOISSEUR
LISA CHRISTOFFERSEN

African Art

The vivaciously charming Lisa Christoffersen is a second generation Tanzanian-born Danish citizen who grew up on the foot hills of Mt. Kilimanjaro, surrounded by vast openness and breathtaking views. She was educated in Tanzania and Denmark and worked for [..]

FROM FRUIT GROVES TO DRINKING GLASSES
LIONEL MARUMAHOKO 

groves to drinking

It is increasingly evident that truly great companies seek to do things differently. Beyond a capitalistic determination to make money and deliver returns to shareowners, they seek to do more that meaningfully encompasses the communities in which they engage. These [..]

TRANSFORMING AFRICA THROUGH SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ANNE MUTHONI SHONGWE 

Prior to establishing her social enterprise, AFROES, Pretoria- based Anne Shongwe was a successful International Development professional who worked with United National Nations Development Programme across Africa, South East Asia and the United States of [..]

MAKING MOVES
NG'ANG'A WANJOHI

What exactly is Kaskazi Network?

We are a retail distribution service to the mass market. Kenya’s retail market has about 30,000 small scale outlets and they purchase on the lower scale (milk, bread, cigarettes, airtime) an average of Ksh. 3,000 daily. The monthly turnover is close to Ksh. 7.5 billion[..]

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In our issue on Branding- Issue #16, we presented an image of Adolf Hitler alongside other current and historical individuals. This was an error on our part. By placing him alongside positive change makers we were seen to have condoned his many dastardly acts. This was not our intention. We apologize profusely for this lapse in judgement. History is and will always be clear on the evil that Adolf Hitler perpetuated. The Editor