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Liz Simiyu: Don’t do it for free if it can give you extra income

Extra Income Sources: Liz Simiyu-Bisher is an engineer, entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Slim Therapy – a weight-loss and wellness group of spas in Nairobi and Mombasa. She also works as a Facilities Manager for a global real estate...

How Peter Munga became one of Kenya’s richest men

Peter Munga Wealth: Immediate former Equity Bank board chairman Peter Munga, is arguably one of the richest Kenyans. His vast business empire and interests span across finance, insurance, education, and agriculture. His share holdings at the Nairobi Securities Exchange are...

June Syowia: How I made it to Forbes Top 30 Under 30

June Syowia is the CEO of Beiless Group Limited, a technology and digital solutions, media buying and branding, communication and marketing services company. Greatest milestone: Being part of the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 is my biggest milestone so far....

How farmer Jackson Kibor became a billionaire

Jackson Kibor Net Worth: Prominent farmer Jackson Kibor is one of the most renowned billionaires in Uasin Gishu. According to an interview conducted with a weekly journal owned by the Standard Media Group, Mr. Kibor struggled in his childhood...

Meet Kenya’s youngest CEO who speaks 6 languages

At only 13 years of age, Luca Berardi was doing stuff that some only hope for at the peak of their careers. Luca Berardi was a TV host, musician, filmmaker and spoke 6 languages. Luca Berardi had shared a...

Audrey Cheng: What I’ve learnt from starting, running a business in Kenya

American entrepreneur Audrey Cheng came to Kenya in 2014 to work for Savannah Fund, a seed-capital investor that focuses on early-stage technology startups in sub-Saharan Africa. While interacting with Kenyan startups, Cheng noticed that tech businesses were struggling to find software...

Top Kenyan TV anchor who also works as a mortuary attendant

Morgue business in Kenya: Working multiple jobs isn’t all that uncommon, whether you’re saving up money, starting your own business, or gaining experience in an unfamiliar industry. But with early mornings, late nights, and way too many responsibilities to keep...

Safaricom’s Sylvia Mulinge’s career profile

Sylvia Mulinge Biography: Sylvia Mulinge was on June 1st 2018 appointed the Managing Director at Vodacom, Tanzania. At the time of her appointment, she was the Director for Consumer Business. Her appointment was frustrated by the Tanzanian government and...

The career profile of Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi

James Mwangi Biography: Dr. James Mwangi or King James as he is commonly referred to as is one of the wealthiest Kenyans with an estimated wealth of over 20 billion shillings. He is the Group Managing Director and Group...

Lizzie Wanyoike: How I built my wealth with plots and shares

Lizzie Wanyoike Wealth: Lizzie Wanyoike, Founder of Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (NIBS), had been a tutor and principal at a city college from the early 1970s. In 1972 the government recruited her as a secondary school teacher and...
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Mwezi uko kwa kona? How you can get some quick cash easily

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Loss-making KQ to send employees home

KQ Employees: Loss making national carrier Kenya Airways is set to fire employees in what has been termed as a restructuring move. According to an...

Nairobi landlord slashes rent by Sh. 5,000 as tough economy bites

Rent in Nairobi: In yet another indication of how bad things have gotten, a Nairobi landlord has reduced monthly rent for the year 2020...

Indian descent billionaires who run the business world in Kenya

Indian descent billionaires: The number of Kenyan billionaires continues to grow substantially as economic growth in the country outstrips that of other countries in...

I left good money on the table during a job negotiation

Nelly Movine is the Regional Chief Finance Officer at Jumia, a Pan-African e-commerce firm listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Greatest milestone: My greatest milestone in...