SIBI OKUMU’S SELF DESCRIPTION “Born in Busia, Kenya. From Village Boy became London Boy. Then, back to Kenya as a launch pad to seeing more of the world, with France as an educational focal point.”..[..]
Oyunga Pala is a pioneering satirist and columnist. His literary craftsmanship spans over a decade. Oyunga examines the texture of everyday life, moving away from traditional idea of African men as victims of modernity and disillusion. His writings commonly..[..]
GINA DIN KARIUKI
East Africa’s PR Guru has carved out a tremendously sucessful career. Starting out in banking and then branching out to self-employment, her company, Gina Din Corporate Communications has garnered several global exellence awards. She has recently branched out into oil and is a Director at CAMAC ENERGY...[..]
THESPIAN, WRITER, MENTOR,
To many within the region, she is the best actress to have walked these paths. She inhabits roles and makes them come alive. Several follow her every move and will not miss the stage on which she decides to appear. Beyond impassioned talent, she nonchalantly inspires greatness in others..... Mumbi!
WINE IN A COFFEE CUP
.Wine in a coffee cup!?” It was both a question and an exclamation. I gave Tom a half hug and took my seat across from him. He gave me one of his sideways smiles and looked back down at his laptop. “It tastes the same,” [..]
The ubiquity and growing significance of family owned businesses in economies the world over cannot be underestimated. Family businesses contribute substantively to the total GDP; are at the forefront of employment creation and are veritable drivers of.[..]
RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS IS HARDLY FOR SISSIES
There are many of us who harbour dreams of starting our own businesses.
To conceptualise a great idea, put it to action and build an enterprise from scratch and shepherd it to great success is exceedingly appealing. With the myriad examples of.[..]
NO MATTER THE SIZE OF YOUR BUSINESS, HAVE A PLAN
There is much truth to the age-old adage that failing to plan is planning to fail ...and yet many small and medium sized (SME) enterprises rarely heed the advice. This is unfortunate given that over 40% of business start-ups fail within the first year and 80%[..]
THE ONE SENT ME TO FISCAL DECLIN
WINNING AT ENTREPRENEURSHIP
They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and there is no longer any doubt about the significance of entrepreneurship in the overall socio-economic world order.
More than ever, entrepreneurs are now acknowledged for spurring economic growth, . [..]