Category: Business

Anything that happens in the business sector.

QuickBooks Online Goes Global

QuickBooks Online Goes Global

No Matter Where They Call Home – Small Businesses Can Work Smarter and Grow From Austria to Zimbabwe, small businesses globally for the first time can easily create localized invoices, pay bills and track...

LETTER FROM JO’BURG –  SUPER-SIZE SEATS FOR PASSENGERS OF WIDER THAN AIRLINE AVERAGE GIRTH

LETTER FROM JO’BURG – SUPER-SIZE SEATS FOR PASSENGERS OF WIDER THAN AIRLINE AVERAGE GIRTH

SUPER-SIZE SEATS FOR PASSENGERS OF WIDER THAN AIRLINE AVERAGE GIRTH Letter from Johannesburg By Mwangi Githahu Over the last few years there have been reports from no less an august body than the World...

KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

Masdar City, Abu Dhabi – As you are aware, the United Arab Emirates is awash with petrodollars so much that the ultra-wealthy nation is turning its flights of fancy into realities.  Initiated in 2006...

EAST AFRICAN FLYER – LETTER FROM KAMPALA – CUSTOMER SERVICE A LA UG

EAST AFRICAN FLYER – LETTER FROM KAMPALA – CUSTOMER SERVICE A LA UG

Angela Kintu Customer service is a relatively new concept to Ugandans, seeing as we have only just started owning businesses of our own. In October we will be 50 years independent. For years before...

SECURITY IN AFRICAN AIRPORTS

SECURITY IN AFRICAN AIRPORTS

By Juliet Maruru   The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is constructed in a semi-circle with three units placed on the outer circle arc and one unit placed in what would be the centre point...

KWS RESOURCE MOBILISATION

KWS RESOURCE MOBILISATION

By JOE OMBUOR Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) head of resource mobilization Mr Edwin Wanyonyi says the organization is headed towards financial sustainability in its operations. “We have moved on from the days when our...

WHY IS AFRICA KILLING ALL HER ANIMALS?

WHY IS AFRICA KILLING ALL HER ANIMALS?

On the first floor of the Kenya National Archives located on Nairobi’s Moi Avenue, there is a picture of what it’s caption describes as ‘natives’ spearing an elephant. A contrast to the wonderful collection...

INTERVIEW: KK SECURITY CEO JAMES OMWANDO

INTERVIEW: KK SECURITY CEO JAMES OMWANDO

KK SECURITY GROUP Built on a Bedrock of Service with Integrity Starting off as a small company in Mombasa with barely 500 guards, the Group is now the private security powerhouse of the eastern...

Three Trends Driving Videoconferencing Technologies Forward

Three Trends Driving Videoconferencing Technologies Forward

Evolving technologies and innovative application scenarios give videoconferencing renewed vitality. There are three trends driving videoconferencing technologies forward: lifelike experiences, widespread use, and industry-specific applications. Li Dong, Director of the Marketing Execution Dept for...

Brand consciousness in the age of the social network

Brand consciousness in the age of the social network

  By Brian Obara The mantra ‘there is no such thing as bad publicity’ might pass for sound wisdom in this cynical age but the inherent folly in it quickly becomes apparent when it’s...