Driven to food app by a car puncture

Ordering or buying a ready-to-eat meal is taking root fast in Kenya. Entrepreneurs are coming up with innovations so that consumers can get what they like at the snap of a finger. This is what motivated Joe Kariuki to develop a food, drinks and movies mobile application called Nikohub that connects peop...
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Why your pay wallet will be fatter this month

Everybody wants to pay less tax, including the rich; and there is nothing wrong with that. Whether you are an individual, small business, large company or an even larger multinational corporation, you will try to explore ways in which you can pay less taxes and maximise on earnings. This is especially t...
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Introducing your child early to finance

MAYA HAYAKAWA When do our thoughts, behaviours and patterns towards finances begin? According to a study titled ‘Habit Formation and Learning in Young Children’ by Cambridge University, most children’s financial habits are formed by the tender age of seven, and are likely to take them well into adulthoo...
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Challenges that businesses need to navigate this year

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Kenya are currently faced by three major challenges, which may spell doom for the growth of the critical sector that is a major contributor to the economy. The capping of interest rates last year has hit the SMEs hard after banks cut lending to them and other marke...
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First five SGR locomotives due next month

Kenya is set to receive the first five passenger locomotives for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in February, Kenya Railways managing director Atanas Maina has said. The model is the first modern hybrid long-distance passenger train in Africa. Its low-weight and optimized aerodynamic design will reduce...
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