Commuting through most African cities has been described as ‘having a ride through hell’ by many international travel writers. Dogged by heavy traffic gridlocks, unpredictable fare tariffs and happy-go-lucky matatu drivers- famous for defying rules- African cities have a long way to catch up with their western counterparts. Driven...
By Leonard Wakoli Blockchain technology was originally developed as the accounting method for crypto currency (the virtual currency Bitcoin). This technology is also referred to as the as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and it allows for fast, secure and transparent peer-to-peer transfer of digital goods including money and intellectual property. A...
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...
"What you do in secret will always show up in public" By Njeri Muchunu The question of leadership and character assumes that leadership is a role because it is roles that imply responsibilities. Roles like father, mother, teacher, lighthouse keeper, captain, etc all have certain responsibilities. But if leadership isn't a...
By Njeri Muchunu Are you wandering around aimlessly in your life or are you living a purposeful life? For most of my life, I just lived without giving much thought to what the purpose of living was. However, twelve (12) years...
By Gerald Muriuki, Investment Analyst at Genghis Capital Coming from a year that offered mixed fortunes to investors, questions abound over the most prudent vehicle that will offer investors the best returns for 2020 – a year which, from the onset, projects...
AMA.ZING is now offering millions of Zimbabweans the ability to purchase US$-linked digital coins that are easily converted to buy products and pay bills in Zimbabwe, wherever they are in the world. This innovative alternative to traditional remittances is currently accessible to both unbanked and banked users in South...
Every coffee lover knows that Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee and the finest producer of specialty coffee in the world. It is the source of the best hand roasting artisans.Hospitality, which is the core of Garden of Coffee doesn’t get any more authentic and heartfelt than in Ethiopia. ...
Swiss Capacity Building Facility (SCBF) and MSC (MicroSave Consulting) conducted a webinar and workshop titled “Assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs in Asia and Africa.” In the workshop, MSC launched the findings of a multi-country assessment study on the impact of...
There is a huge nutritional gap in natural products and supplements in Kenya and no one is daring to bridge the gap. As a manufacturer of natural products, Francisca Ochieng', the proprietor and owner of Fava Herb-an ecommerce platform that sells natural products, says that many stakeholders don’t value...