Why techies should work with economists

Two weeks ago, I wrote about why Kenya needs more micro-economists premised on the book “Trillion Dollar Economists: How Economists and Their Ideas Have Transformed Business” by leading economist Robert Litan. Following…

Google grants Sh200m for top Kenyan techies

Technology Firm Google has unveiled a Sh200 million grant for non-profit and social-based enterprises using technology to improve lives. The 12 finalists of the first African Google Impact Challenge, which must be…

Revenue deal sets stage for Turkana oil exports

Kenya is set to roll out its Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) to test and profile its wells just days after the government agreed on a revenue-sharing formula with Turkana residents. President…

Equity named African Bank of the Year

Regional lender Equity Bank Group has been named the African Bank of the Year at the 12th edition of African Banker Awards held in Busan, South Korea. The bank was on Tuesday…

Coca-Cola boss with no DNA for opulence

Duncan Kimani is the manufacturing director at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, technically the second in command. You might have seen him showing President Uhuru Kenyatta around the newly launched Sh7 billion processing line…