Visa launches Africa Integration Index in Kenya

Visa launches Africa Integration Index in Kenya

Visa in Kenya has launched the Visa Africa Integration Index that measures the degree of economic integration within key trade corridors of sub-Saharan Africa, namely East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa. Jabu Basopo, GeneralManager for Visa in East and Southern Africa, said: “There is growing evidence that supports the argument that cross-border interactions, or […]

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Kenya Airways now has two women on its board

Kenya Airways now has two women on its board

Two women were elected onto Kenya Airways’ board of directors at the 38th Annual General Meeting that was held at the Bomas of Kenya on 21st November 2014. The two, Wanjiku Mugane and Caroline Armstrong-Ogwapit, will join a KQ board which previously did not have a single woman in its ranks (We wrote about it […]

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Submit your startup for the Challenge Cup

Submit your startup for the Challenge Cup

Are you a startup in education, environment, health or mobility & cities? If you are you should consider applying for the Challenge Cup. Produced by 116, The Challenge Cup is a global competition in 16 cities around the world to identify and celebrate the most promising startups tackling the biggest challenges in four categories: education, […]

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Maisha Magic set to air a family reality TV game show

Maisha Magic set to air a family reality TV game show

M-Net East Africa has a treat for its subscribers this December. They have disclosed plans to roll out its first family focused reality TV game show dubbed Beat the Challenge. This is the first TV game show in almost a decade that is centered on families within the East African region who will be competing […]

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MTN ranked as most admired, valuable African brand

MTN ranked as most admired, valuable African brand

MTN has topped the Brand Africa 100 list as the most admired and most valuable African brand. Valued at over $5.4b, MTN is the only African brand valued over a billion dollars. The 2014 Brand Africa 100Ò rankings of the most admired and most valuable brands in sub-Saharan Africa were released at the Nairobi Stock […]

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Submit your transport innovation and win USD 750,000

Submit your transport innovation and win USD 750,000

A US$16 million challenge fund has been opened for innovators who can devise a strategy to crack the code into reducing the cost of transport and logistics in East Africa.  The Logistics Innovation for Trade (LIFT) challenge fund will provide grants ranging from US$ 200,000/= to US$ 750,000/= to winning proposals from innovators from across […]

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Effective financial reporting is the key to attracting billions in foreign investments

Effective financial reporting is the key to attracting billions in foreign investments

According , Anthony Harbinson, President of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and chairman of the UK Public Sector, financial professionals in the public sector have a critical role to play in creating an enabling environment to attract foreign investments, “Qualified accountants doing their jobs effectively make it possible for governments to implement accurate […]

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LeapFrog buys majority stake in Kenya’s Resolution Insurance

LeapFrog buys majority stake in Kenya’s Resolution Insurance

Businessman Peter Nduati, CEO and Founder of Resolution Insurance, is set to earn millions of shillings from the just concluded sale of a 60 per cent stake in Resolution Insurance, which will see private equity firm Leapfrog spend Sh1.6 billion to acquire a majority stake in the company. The deal was done through its holding […]

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EABL introduces Talisker Storm whisky to Kenyan market

EABL introduces Talisker Storm whisky to Kenyan market

Whisky lovers on Kenya are on for a treat as East African Breweries Limited has introduced a new single malt scotch whisky brand, Talisker Storm. Speaking during the launch in Nairobi, Douglas Duncanson EABL’s Reserve Brand Ambassador said that Talisker Storm’s unique distillery character is delivered by aged, mature whiskies that are integrated in one […]

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Kenya’s growing consumer market is key to getting investors

Kenya’s growing consumer market is key to getting investors

Kenya has assured foreign investors of ready market for their goods and services, thanks to the growing consumer market in the region brought about by growing population that now stand at Sh41.8 m with annual growth rate of 2.7 per cent. This is according to an investment report released by KenInvest at the inaugural Kenya […]

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