Saturday, May 27, 2017
BY NBM WRITER The general norm for young graduates is to spend the next few months after school mailing resumes to anyone that looks like a potential employer. But In a country where patronage seems to hold sway over qualification...
By Victor Adar When Anthony Maina was in Kenya Institute of Management, supply of electrical and general products was not the next up for him. Although he cut his teeth as a manager, his success story shows that entrepreneurship is...
BY CHRIPINE AGUKO Imelda Akinyi, 24, has strongly ventured into poultry farming majoring on broilers in the Western border of Kenya and Uganda. After successfully completing her degree in community development from Egerton University, Imelda decided to start the business...
BY VICTOR ADAR Hetal Nathwani doesn’t shy away from disrupting status quo. Looking sharp and energised, the Diaspora coordinator for Cytonn Investments seeks to ease not only investing but also house buying by mainly focusing on offering alternative investment solutions...
BY SHADRACK MUYESU Like many young women her age, Lorna Maina’s discovery that she was pregnant was quite an unsettling experience. 22 years old, at the eclipse of campus, strict parents and with no income, she didn’t think she was...
BY VICTOR ADAR You know times are tough when you lose a document. Loss of important documents like national identification cards, passports, automatic teller machines cards and student cards can throw you into real disarray. And many times you only...
BY VICTOR ADAR It is four years since Konstantinos Kioleoglou, the man who has become synonymous with agro forestry plantation sector, came to set up Africa Plantation Capital’s operation in Kenya. Popular as Kosta, the expert valuer is here to...
Those who have been there and have done it argue that for one reason or another, there is no harm starting a small business and growing it big over time. It could be about phone wallets, denim shirts, shoes,...
BY CHRISPINE JUMA Elisha Otung’ and Toney Ndalo who are the co-founders of Ellis Merchandise and Graphics Company, are getting ahead in a field that is seen as saturated. It was a great time for them to follow the enterprise...
BY Victor adar For farmers who have used fertilizer to spur growth, a scenario where one is not lucky to get good returns is all too familiar. Agriculture rich areas like Embu, Nakuru and Trans Nzoia have left individuals scratching...