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Oigara: From teacher earning Sh. 5,000 to leading Kenya’s largest bank

Joshua Oigara Net Worth: About three years ago, KCB Group chief executive officer Joshua Oigara was reported to be worth over Sh. 220 million. Mr. Oigara had said that his net worth of Sh. 220 million was made up of...

How Sh. 15,000 debt turned Raymond Cheruiyot into a multi-millionaire

Did you know that you can turn your debt around into riches? That debt can actually turn out to be a ray of hope? This is what the story of Raymond Cheruiyot, popularly known as Ray of Hope, shows....

The biography and career profile of Polycarp Igathe

Polycarp Igathe Biography: Polycarp Igathe (born 21 September 1972) is a Kenyan businessman, politician and corporate executive. On March 16 2020, Equity Group Holdings Plc announced that Mr. Polycarp Igathe has re-joined the Equity Executive team as the Group...

Couples in Business: We made it after quitting our jobs to start a business

Couples in business: Would you join your spouse in quitting your day job to start a new business together? This is by no means a mighty decision to take, given the turbulence that characterizes entrepreneurship. The story below, which...

How I built multi-million Bountiful Safaris with Sh. 6,000 salary

Bountiful Safaris: BY MAGGIE NJUKI / NMG: To think that Sh. 6000 is enough to start a company is audacious but this is exactly what Esther Njeri Njoroge thought. The bold lady is the director and CEO of one...

Robert Kamaru: I lost money four times investing through emotions

Robert Kamaru is the founder and chief executive officer at Escrow Kenya, a firm that provides e-commerce buyer-seller escrow services in Kenya. Biggest milestone: This is getting a deal in the KCB Lions’ Den Season 4. I stepped into the...

I stopped copying others after spending Sh. 1 million on things I didn’t need

Victoria Musyoki is the founder and CEO of Kiddie World, an adventurous company that targets children and young adults. Secret to my business success: We take care of our customers and our employees and they take care of making profits....

I learned the hard way matatu business is not for the fainthearted

Michael David is the CEO of MoneySense Ltd, an investment firm, and the lead coach at Team MoneySense, a personal finance and investment WhatsApp group. Financial management system: I have a financial management system that addresses the way I obtain...

31 year old who started Level 5 private hospital aged 25

Starting a Private Hospital in Kenya: The Ministry of Health recently gazetted 35 hospitals that had been upgraded to Level Five category. Among these was the RFH Specialist Hospital in Nairobi. RFH is is affiliated to Ruai Family Hospital....

Grace Wanja: Avoid business propositions from family and friends

Grace Wanja Mbugua is the Head of Client Insights and Business Intelligence in the Innovation Space  at Stanbic Bank Kenya. Biggest milestone: One of my chunkier milestones was in 2014, when I moved into a new career role of which I had no experience in....
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KQ pilot who flew last flight from New York succumbs to coronavirus

A senior Kenya Airways pilot is among the two latest people to die from coronavirus. The pilot, said to be aged 63 checked in...

9 business ideas that drove Kenyans crazy then crashed

Scandals in Kenya: Take a look at some of the top business ideas that drove Kenyans crazy and then collapsed, leaving millions of Kenyans...

Coronavirus kills two more as cases jump to 110 in Kenya

Coronavirus Deaths in Kenya: Two more patients have died of Covid-19 in Kenya bringing the number of coronavirus deaths to three. This came as...

Mwananchi Credit Launches Car Trade-in Loans

Car Trade-in Loans Mwananchi Credit Ltd, the leading microcredit lender in Kenya, has expanded its asset-financing loan service to include financing trade-in of cars. Mwananchi Credit...