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Experiencing the Mara Sarova

March 28, 2011


I would have loved to start this piece with a cliche…Mara that that or Mara hiyo hiyo… So Friday last week I departed to the Maasai Mara first as a journalist then as a domestic tourist. This is a fete that we only chance by and the Sarova Group of hotels was at its best. […]

Ok you want a discount? Here is a deal…

March 23, 2011


Hard hit by the tough economic times, folks are looking for deals everywhere just to save on that extra shillings. Here is a deal. A deal that is very ideal especially in these times that have forced most of us to do without things we would have really liked. Zetu Deals has introduced a ‘Chama’ […]

Equity Bank top shareholder seeks to buy Stanchart Bldng along Moi Avenue

March 21, 2011


The family of the late billionaire poultry farmer Nelson Muguku are lining up to buy the Standard Chartered Building along Moi Avenue. The family who now manages his estate are said to have sold a substantial stake of the man in Equity Bank to purchase the building that is on sale at undisclosed value. According […]

Free cash withdrawal at Barclays Bank ATMs

March 16, 2011


Nairobi… March 16, 2011. In a move aimed offering customers more convenience and inclusive banking services, Barclays Bank of Kenya (Barclays Kenya) has waived all levies charged for use of ATM services. Barclays Kenya customers can now carryout transactions in any of the 236 automated teller machine (ATMs) services spread across all corners of the […]

Bank’s CEO earns Sh600M in share sale-Business Daily

March 14, 2011


  This is the kind of news that makes any investor at the Nairobi Stock Exchange hold on to his shares.   According to the Business Daily, Mr James Mwangi, chief executive officer of Equity Bank last year made nearly Sh600 million from the bourse. Mr Mwangi one of the top shareholders of the bank […]

The Star-Somali Edition?

March 11, 2011


Radio Africa head Patrick Quarcoo is a dare-devil to many in his cadre of business. In the 10 plus years he has been in the media industry in Kenya, he has made heads roll and turn with both love and hate. He is at it again. He is planning another big one as this time […]

National Bank to offer Cheque Truncation

March 11, 2011


      Nairobi March 2011… Electronic Financial Technologies Kenya Limited (EFT), part of the Paynet Group, has signed a deal with National Bank of Kenya to provide the software and services to enable the bank to deliver Cheque Truncation. EFT teamed up with Finteq South Africa to offer a solution which meets the requirements […]