The ubiquity of the internet and advances in mobile technology in recent years has made it almost impossible for people to keep their data private. In a 2018 global internet survey by Ipsos, 52% of internet users said they were more concerned about the erosion of online...
Luxury hotel brand Hemingways Collection has welcomed the scheduled Kenya Airways daily flights between Nairobi and New York, saying they herald huge opportunities for local business and leisure tourism. Group Operations Director Mr. Ross Evans said the development is a welcome boost for Hemingways Collection as majority of the hotel’s...
By George Mburu Global emphasis on ‘stay at home’ orders has affirmed the strategic position of housing as the frontline defence against spread of the novel coronavirus.Having a roof over your head has never before been critical in providing protection...
The firm, one of the largest car leasing and tours companies in Kenya, provides bespoke transport solutions to a range of customers In Nairobi and most other East African cities and towns, getting affordable and reliable car hire and tours services is a hassle. The car hire and tours industry is hugely unreliable...
The economic landscape in Eastern Africa is changing significantly, and with the use of technology, businesses can increase revenues while mitigating costs. In view of this, I co-founded QuantaRisk alongside my business partner, Jai Pandit, in May 2018. QuantaRisk is an insurance consulting firm that helps businesses actualize their mandates...
ECLOF Kenya is a middle tier microfinance institution serving the economically vulnerable people living in both urban and rural areas. It does so by availing both financial and non-financial products and services. Its aim is to contribute in alleviation of poverty and oppression of the economically marginalized people in...
If you were to sift through the wealth management and investment advisory space in the last two decades, it is easy to see how it has changed considerably. It continues to be one of the most dynamic and growing fields in finance. Many people are now yearning to achieve financial...
By Prof Morgan Chetty, Visiting Prof, Health Sciences, DUT, Chairman, IPAF, CEO, KwaZulu Natal Doctors Healthcare Coalition (KZNDHC) The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), recently signed a memorandum of understanding between the two organizations that would increase awareness and understanding of health problems...
For many years, the local insurance industry has been struggling to reach the uninsured. However, new players are beginning to realize the benefit of integrating technology in their operations to increase efficiency and even more important reconnect with customers.  Insurtech firms tend to...
By Colin Don Schouw If ever you’ve wondered when the right time to promote yourself as a freelancer would be... The time is, now! Gone are the days of looking at freelance consultants through a narrow scope; they shouldn’t be portrayed as outsiders to organizations any longer. Now more than ever,...