I want to begin by thanking Chairman Coons and Ranking Member Flake for inviting me to testify before this committee and provide an African private sector perspective on President Obama’s Power Africa Initiative. More importantly, thank you for your
If there is one thing that has irked me the most about young Kenyans, it is the general tendency among many to 'get rich quick', no matter the means. There's nothing wrong with wanting to succeed, desiring to be the best at something, or wanting to acquire
Even the smallest of businesses, from barbershops to popcorn vendors are capable of unleashing the best of ideas to hold on to customers’ imagination. For decades, we have been deeply immersed in the thrill of innovation within our establishing nation.
I've been rejected more times than I care to remember. At times, these rejections felt like a never ending pit of hopelessness with no promise of success on the horizon. Here's a list of the "no's" that came my way. First, I was rejected by my dream
NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 7 - The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) says it is currently reviewing the Code of Corporate Governance that will among other things ensure that the issue of women representation in boards of public listed companies is legalised.
NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 5 - The Central Bank Rate (CBR) is not the sole determinant of lending rates, explaining why commercial banks' rates may remain high despite a declining CBR. This is according to I&M Bank CEO, Arun Mathur, who insists that factors
This question is posed to me very often. "How can someone have faith and still be in big business?" There is a notion that to be involved in big business, faith is removed. You become the 'god' of your empire and do not need a daily relationship with
KIGALI, Rwanda, Feb 24 - Professional services firm Deloitte has opened a new office in Rwanda. Based in Kigali, Deloitte Rwanda will provide assurance, consulting, financial, tax and risk advisory services to clients in both the private and public sectors.
Typically, good manners in business are a non factor to many Kenya youth. From my experience, I have found that many young people do not know the right way to address people, the appropriate time to call, or the correct way to phrase requests. It is
Kenya is seen as one of the beacons of hope in Africa; A country with a young population hungry for success. While poverty is still too prevalent across the country, we find ourselves in one of the best performing economies on the continent. So what's