Category Archives: Career

What you need to know about animation with ‘Point Blank’


Emmanuel “Point Blank” Evumbi is an artist, an entrepreneur, and a radio host! His career so far has been exciting and he brings a strong message to the table about how to craft your personal brand based on a missing link in the market. If you are applying to animation jobs or illustration jobs in Nairobi, you need to read this ... Read More »

Career switch: Why I went from Pharm to Farm


Yvette Ondachi is the founder of Ojay Greene, and recent winner of Pitch for Impact. So Yvette, why did you decide to become an entrepreneur? I wanted to make a change in our country and I was concerned about poverty levels. I started my career as a sales representative, went into marketing in pharmaceuticals, and amazingly, I got to travel ... Read More »

Microsoft Interns 4Afrika: APPLY


INTERNS 4AFRIKA – A Microsoft program CLOSING DATE: 15th November 2015 Are you looking for a unique opportunity to gain real world work experience and new skills? Do you want to work with a leading technology organization on the African continent? If the answer is yes, the Interns4Afrika program could be for you. It offers talented young people 6 months ... Read More »

EABL Foundation launches career program to boost graduates’ work skills


EABL Foundation has launched an inaugural career mentorship forum for the youth in the country bringing together a host of multi-industry experts joined by the need to address the rapidly widening skills gap among the fresh graduates into the workforce. Education Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, said one of the most critical interventions to address the challenge was the government’s ... Read More »

Liberian teen awarded kids international peace prize


A Liberian teenager was Monday awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for his “tireless campaigning” to end violence against minors. Seventeen-year-old Abraham Keita was handed the award by his countrywoman Leymah Gbowee, who in 2011 was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize. “Keita’s tireless work as a campaigner, bringing attention to crimes against children and campaigning until the perpetrators are ... Read More »

7 strategies to rock your in-person Interview


Interviews! Boy! Don’t they make you want to scream sometimes? On the bright side, interviews are your opportunity to blow your prospective employer’s mind with your charm, confidence, and skill. Still, walking into an interview can be nerve-racking.  Here are some pointers to set you at ease and win over your interviewer. 1. Dress to kill. Okay, not kill, just stun …. ... Read More »

Unilever named the best employer in Kenya


The Top Employer Institute, an international certification institute, has ranked Unilever as the Number one employer in Kenya in 2015/16 for the third year in a row. The Top Employer Institute, based in Netherlands, benchmarks companies against global human resource best practices and its certification is recognised internationally. It certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create to ensure that ... Read More »

From intern to manager in under one year: How Psychology student did it


We bring you a very interesting story about someone who was connected to a three month internship through Duma Works and who then found herself in a management role just a few months later. This extraordinary person is Elizabeth Karuru and she is the Artist Relations and Communications Manager in charge of Uganda and South Africa for is an online music ... Read More »

Top employers in Africa announced


The Top Employers Institute has listed 8 organisations as best employers in Africa. The Institute announced earlier this month companies including Abbvie, Becton Dickinson, DHL, EY, G4S, Old Mutual, Orange (including Orange Business Services Egypt and Mobinil) and Unilever as top employers in the continent. “We are delighted by the increase we have seen in companies participating in the Top ... Read More »

DJ Joe Mfalme and how girls ‘throw’ panties at him


Thousands of followers and screaming fans. Sold out concerts from Nairobi to Cape Town, Sydney to Las Vegas. A recipient of different prestigious accolades among them Kenya’s Best Media DJ. A DJ at Capital FM’s Midweek Party and Takeover Thursdays. The list goes on. This is your girlfriend’s favourite deejay; his Majesty DJ Joe Mfalme. I meet DJ Joe Mfalme ... Read More »