Business

Closing-the-Gap

Closing the gap

Msafiri’s new business columnist Nkem Ifejika makes a bold prediction about Africa’s technological future The African Development Bank defines ‘middle class’ as those earning between two and twenty dollars a…

SurvivalFittest

Survival of the fittest

Msafiri’s new business columnist, Nkem Ifejika, believes that adaptability leads to good problem-solving skills One of my favourite experiments is the Duncker’s candle problem. The participant gets a box of…

LeadingLight

Leading light

Patrick Ngowi, 29, has built a multimillion-dollar business in Tanzania providing solar products to companies and individuals Patrick Ngowi has always had an eye for an opportunity. When he was…

BusinessBasics

Business basics

Since 6 April this year, when the Nigerian government released its rebased Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures, this giant West African country has laid claim to being the largest economy…

Nigeria

Business Travel Guide – Nigeria

Doing business in Nigeria? Starting this month, Kenya Airways flies to Nigeria’s capital city Abuja. Msafiri makes some recommendations for a memorable business trip  With a youthful and ever-expanding population…

Fred Swaniker

10 Great Business Minds

Movers, shakers and big money-makers, by Dinfin Mulupi 1 Michael Joseph MD of Mobile Money, Vodafone PLC Described as the father of mobile money, Michael Joseph knows the perfect ingredients…

Ghanaian cocoa

10 Iconic Products

Made with pride in Africa, by Patricia Wanjala 1 Kenyan tea Two-thirds of the world’s population started their morning with a cup of tea today. If you are among them,…

SecondOpinion

Personal finance – second opinion

Has your application for insurance cover been rejected? Don’t despair, says Isaiah Opiyo – there are other options to consider… Have you ever had your application for insurance cover rejected…

CapitalClub

Height of luxury

Africa’s first Capital Club, with its 452 members, has opened its doors in Nairobi. Msafiri took a tour of the luxurious trappings of power and affluence Nairobi is ready.” That’s…

DreamIsHere

The Dream is here!

This is the month the much-awaited Dreamliner touches down in Nairobi. We asked Francis Musila, Kenya Airways’ Enhancement and Fleet Management manager about the new bird Q What makes the…