Category: Business News

April 2, 2020 0

‘Avoid Panic Buying’: CS Munya Assures Kenyans of Food security

By mykenyancareers

The Kenyan government is committed to ensuring food security and has assured the public that there is enough supply to last several months. The Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya called on Kenyans to resist panic buying saying this could create an unwarranted shock in the market, pushing food prices up. Mr. Munya also warned traders against hoarding food to […]

March 30, 2020 0

Sending Money Back Home in Times of Shutdowns

By mykenyancareers

Since many years hard working people with foreign origins send large amounts of money back home to their families. In times of Corona Virus and public shutdowns many family members think first on how to support their family and how to send them cash to overcome this crisis. Already before the actual crisis these remittances […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

March 30, 2020 0

Business Mistakes We Made and the Lessons We Learned From Them

By mykenyancareers

Three top entrepreneurs share some of the mistakes they made on their entrepreneurial journey and what they learnt from their missteps. ******************************** Raisa Ocholla, CEO and founder, the African Thrillist Ecotours “I am a better listener now.” After many years abroad, I came home to start my business. Prior to coming home, I did everything […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

March 30, 2020 0

From Running Multi-million Businesses to Going Broke….Meet ‘Moo Marketing’ Founder

By mykenyancareers

Jerry Jariwalla runs Moo Marketing, a marketing agency that helps medium-sized businesses go up against bigger corporations, without spending millions of shillings. His entrepreneurship journey, however, has not been a walk in the park. He shared his lessons with Hustle. Your first job was at Ernst & Young (EY) when you were 23. Why did you quit three […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

March 30, 2020 0

We Started ‘Expeditions Maasai Safaris’ Without Capital – Co-founder

By mykenyancareers

is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Nairobi-based tours and travels company, Expeditions Maasai Safaris. What inspired you to start this business? The childhood experiences that my longtime friend Lawrence Ndegea and I had while growing up in Nanyuki. As students at Ontilili Boys High School, located on the slopes of Mt Kenya, we used […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

March 29, 2020 0

Impact of Coronavirus on Kenyan Businesses

By mykenyancareers

The global Coronavirus pandemic has affected people in many ways. Due to its spread, the pandemic had created serious economic and social problems. The potency of the disease has led to many countries going into lock-down while others are struggling to keep afloat. The World Health Organization has issued a red alert that has prompted […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

March 26, 2020 0

EABL Commits Sh50 Million Towards Manufacture of Free Sanitizers For Vulnerable Kenyans

By mykenyancareers

The East African Breweries Ltd Foundation has partnered with two Nairobi-based industries to manufacture and distribute free hand sanitizers to vulnerable Kenyans across the country. Towards this, the brewer has committed Sh50 million to fund the production of 135,000 litres. “We have engaged certified sanitizer producers to produce for us hand sanitizers for distribution to vulnerable groups and those […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

March 26, 2020 0

Cooking Gas Traders Warned Against Hiking Prices

By mykenyancareers

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) will revoke licences of traders found to have hiked prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). In a statement, the Authority’s Director-General Pavel Oimeke warned LPG traders not to exploit consumers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This follows reports that some traders have hiked gas prices at retail points. “In […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire

March 24, 2020 0

Coronavirus Impact: Lawyers Propose Measures to Save Kenyan Taxpayer

By mykenyancareers

In a move to reduce the financial implications of the coronavirus on the economy, the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has proposed a raft of measures to the State. LSK wants the National Treasury to implement the measures that are intended to benefit citizens and businesses that are hard hit by the effects of Covid-19 […]

Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire