Category: Business

Anything that happens in the business sector.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

AT KK GROUP, EYES ARE NOW TRAINED ON SAFER SKIES

AT KK GROUP, EYES ARE NOW TRAINED ON SAFER SKIES

Why the landing of an IATA endorsement is a big deal forsecurity giant   When widely diversified security boutique KK Group ,received the nod from IATA to conduct aviation training locally early this year,...

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...