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Corruption is Eating Away our Future

Corruption is Eating Away our Future

Posted on 3 min read

I have come to a conclusion that every Kenyan is corrupt, unless proven otherwise. My experience in business has taught me this. Take a look at this. Examples Whenever a government entity requests for service, someone will call you requesting to ‘talk.’ This is only if they actually need…

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Business Lesson: Control

Business Lesson: Control

Posted on 2 min read

After successfully running a restaurant in the outskirts of the city which operated everyday between 6 am and 9 pm, John decided to open a second restaurant in Nairobi West. This Nairobi’s clubbing capital, where the night never comes to an end and restaurants run till early morning, sometimes…

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Fake Adverts that are Conning Kenyans

Fake Adverts that are Conning Kenyans

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The advent of digital advertising has opened opportunities for content creators to make money from their content. This includes websites owners or YouTube Channel owners who can earn money by having ads placed in their websites. If you visit most news website, they are full of blinking, shouting and…

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Disaster Preparedness in Kenya

Disaster Preparedness in Kenya

Posted on 6 min read

Disasters do not just happen; there are a chain of critical events and fateful decisions that take place before the disaster hits. For the victims, there is only one path that leads to the disaster, with everything appearing to collaborate together to their damnation. But for spectators and people…

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Unpaid Internship

Unpaid Internship

Posted on 5 min read

Slavery was the greatest thing that existed before mechanization. People loved it so much that it took almost the lifetime of some weird-minded politicians like William Wilberforce to legally bring it to an end. Slaves were the washing machines, combine harvesters, ploughs, tractors and even engines in ships. Slaves…

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Kenya to License Bloggers and Facebook/WhatsApp Group Creators

Kenya to License Bloggers and Facebook/WhatsApp Group Creators

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Government acts are contagious. Uganda and Tanzania came up with laws to regulate blogging and use of social media, and Kenya is on the verge of copying and pasting. The Kenya information and Communications (Amendment) Bill 2019 seeks to bring in regulations that will lead to the tightest control…

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Why Kenyans Rank Poorly in Online Privacy

Why Kenyans Rank Poorly in Online Privacy

The 2019 Global Survey on Internet Security and Trust ranked Kenyans as the people with the least concern for privacy online, ranking at position 25 out of the 25 countries that participated in the survey. The report said that only 40% of Kenyans are concerned about their privacy online,…

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Kenyan Musicians Face the Music

Kenyan Musicians Face the Music

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Kenyan artistes seems to be making everything but money. Last month, the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) disbursed loyalties to Kenyan musicians. This is the money that had been collected from licensing public music performance in the in the second quarter of 2019. It includes fees from places…

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Kenya’s New Digital Tax targets Google, Facebook, Netflix and others

Kenya’s New Digital Tax targets Google, Facebook, Netflix and others

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Governments have increasingly resulted to taxing digital services through taxes such as Social Media tax in Uganda and various countries in Africa. The trend seems to be picking up with different versions of such taxation in the East African region. This week, Kenya is on the verge of introducing…

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Lawrence Mosa: The making of Canaan Properties

Lawrence Mosa: The making of Canaan Properties

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Lawrence Mosa lives by a code that if you want to do business on long term, do it legitimately. Mosa is the founder and the Managing Director at Canaan Properties, one of the leading real estate management service providers in Nairobi. This is a business he has ran for…

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