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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 Health Organisation (WHO) about a dramatic increase...
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 and projected to cost $22 billion, Masdar City...
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 that we were growing cash crops to send to our British...
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 of the circle. These units in the outer circle arc are...
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,...
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 a marketing campaign gone awry. Just ask Korean Air. The...
THE NEW KWS IN ACTION

THE NEW KWS IN ACTION

Those who have interacted with Kenya wildlife Service (KWS) staff in modern times can attest to their ebullience, pride and effervescence. It has not always been so according to KWS director Dr Julius Kipng’etich.   ‘Times were when KWS staff...
He is making a mark with glass

He is making a mark with glass

By Brian Obara Art in Kenya seems to be stuck in a time warp. Beside painting and sculpture little else seems to be on the up and up. Working at the fringes, one man, Jeremy Gituru, is attempting to change that using his chosen medium of expression;...
At KK Group, Getting the Best Security Officer for the Job

At KK Group, Getting the Best Security Officer for the Job

By WASHINGTON AKUMU With the words of the guard at the entrance to the Ngong Racecourse still ringing in my ears, I take the first right turn and immediately notice the sign: KK Group Training Centre. The notice is big enough to be legible, yet neither...
DEREK OATWAY INTERVIEW  ‘Our Model is Professional Service with Integrity’

DEREK OATWAY INTERVIEW ‘Our Model is Professional Service with Integrity’

  ‘Our Model is Professional Service with Integrity’ Mr. DEREK OATWAY is Group Chairman of KK Security Group and a founding father of the company in its eastern African form. He was interviewed by EA Flyer Contributing Editor (Science &...
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