Monthly Archives: September 2013


A good deal?

Msafiri’s regular business columnist Komla Dumor followed Barack Obama’s recent visit to the African continent with interest. The month of June was an extremely busy one for your humble correspondent….


Beating stress

The effects of stress can be diminishing and damaging for both individuals and businesses. Destressing in the workplace is key to business success. Joanne Bushell of Regus Africa gives her…


Keeping up appearances

Nairobi is in an architectural renaissance. Kenya’s  rapidly growing capital city is attracting innovative designs and state-of-the-art building technology. msafiri commissioned a special report from business writers Kelai Wanjiru and…


We can work it out

With Apple’s big iPhone revamp, Ben Sillis believes technology has gone truly mainstream at last. Now it’s time to really start innovating… In June this year Apple CEO Tim Cook…


The time has come

The humble wristwatch is about to become a lot more advanced, says technology writer Joe Svetlik You may still mainly use your wristwatch to tell the time, but these days…


What’s on in KQ destinations worldwide

City of Stars The Lake of Stars Project celebrates its 10th Anniversary by hosting City of Stars, a new city-based festival and arts conference at Sanctuary Lodge in Lilongwe, Malawi….


Eat well – Nairobi’s watering holes

Jackson Biko went out on the tiles to see Nairobi by night  Caribana Whiskey and Cocktail Bar Lenana Road You go because of Charles, the head barman. Charles ‘owns’ the…


Going out – Nairobi’s haute couture

Nairobi Notebook – Jackson Biko is our man about town How relevant is Nairobi’s haute couture? Is Kenyan fashion an amoebic growth that juts from the bigger western fabric conversation…