Business

Mentor

Sharing success

The Mara Mentorship scheme has been successful in pairing young aspiring African entrepreneurs with leading business people. Msafiri finds out the story behind this innovative programme The story of the…

Business

Weathering the storm

Msafiri’s business columnist Nkem Ifejika predicts that Africa’s growth may slow in 2015, but with some readjustment, it’s not all bad news…  The reduced price of oil has become a…

TradingPartners

Trading Partners

From the activities of small traders to international organisations, commerce between Africa and Asia is at an all-time high and some believe this is just the beginning. Anver Versi provides…

MbuviNgunze

Meet Mbuvi Ngunze

This month sees the official handover from former CEO Dr Titus Naikuni to Kenya Airways’ former Chief Operating Officer Mbuvi Ngunze. msafiri went to meet him to find out more…

DataIsKing

Data is King

msafiri’s business columnist nkem ifejika reflects on the use of mobile data in society and asks the question: what should we do with all this information? The recent rebasing of…

BusinessPeople

Girl power

Mfonobong Nsehe lists 10 African businesswomen who have built million-dollar businesses Women entrepreneurs are changing the face of Africa. An increasing number of remarkable women are building successful, innovative companies…

BusinessFood

A higher perspective

msafiri’s business columnist nkem ifejika takes a lofty view on the underutilisation of African land There’s a game I like to play when I go to the supermarket in any…

BusinessPeople

Capturing New Africa

Starting off as a make-up artist on the set of To Walk with Lions,  Lucy Chodota has come a long way from her humble beginnings. She talks film and production…

AfricanConnections

African connections

A new partnership between Kenya Airways and Airtel will improve communications across Africa for their customers It’s all about connections With infrastructure that allows people to get places and a…

SafiPads

Empowering women

While volunteering at a girls’ school in Nairobi Barclay Paul Okari noticed that many girls were taking time off school unnecessarily. He set out to provide a solution In 2011…