5 Mental tricks the rich use to make more money

Making money is a mind game, says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in “How Rich People Think”, a book he wrote after studying millionaires for more than 25 years. Siebold says that it is not just the bank account balances that…
A mortgage offer on your smartphone – in 45 minutes

Equity Bank customers will soon be able to apply for mortgages using their smartphones in less than 15 minutes, as the lender moves to digitise and streamline its asset finance process. Following the success of Equity’s mobile platform, Equitel, which…
Is dirty money fuelling Kenya’s real estate boom?

Over the past decade or so speculation has been rife that tonnes of illicit cash has been the force behind the rapid growth of the local real estate sector. There have been concerns that billions of shillings corruptly gained by…
The ABCs of successful social media marketing

Social media marketing refers to the process of using social networking websites such as Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest to market products or services. This new concept of marketing usually centres on the creation of content that draws…
Facts & Figures: Quick overview of the Kenyan economy

The Kenyan economy is among the most advanced and diversified across Africa, contributing 40 per cent of East Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The country’s status as the economic, logistical and commercial hub in the East African region makes it…
Kenyan economy grows 6.2pc in 2nd quarter

Kenya’s economy, the biggest in East Africa, expanded by 6.2 per cent during the second quarter, compared to a 5.9 per cent growth in a corresponding period of 2015 fuelled by strong growth in tourism and agriculture sectors. According to…
Global hoteliers pour big money into Kenya hotel investments

Top global hotel chains seeking to tap into the Kenyan tourism sector are increasingly lining up huge investment for the country, according to a new study by PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC). The 2016-2020 PwC report says that plans are underway for the construction…
Zuku cuts price of its TV kit in race for customers

Wananchi Group’s Zuku TV Satellite has slashed the price of its television kit (dish and decoder) and sweetened the deal with a 3-month free viewing offer in race for local pay-TV consumers. The home entertainment firm has lowered the price…