Kenyan Business Review http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com All you need to know about business in Kenya Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:09:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 19506855 How Kenyatta’s Brookside Dairy plans to dominate market http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1388/brookside-kenya-milk-market/ Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:09:55 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1388 The post How Kenyatta’s Brookside Dairy plans to dominate market appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

East Africa’s biggest milk processor Brookside Dairy is seeking to double its sales within a year in a well calculated plan to further reinforce its dominance of the local dairy industry. The company, which is majority owned by President Uhuru Kenyatta’s family, is hoping to hit its target by promoting its products through mass media…

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Why Kenyan real estate is a better investment than the stock market http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1387/kenya-real-estate-better-stocks/ Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:24:08 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1387 The post Why Kenyan real estate is a better investment than the stock market appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

The Kenyan real estate sector is the new money-maker for investors seeking to consistently grow their investments by double digits. A new report by Nairobi-based investment company Cytonn shows investments in real estate have outperformed other asset classes in the past five years by generating returns of over 25 per cent annually. This performance is…

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Nyandarua to host Kenya’s first luxury cemetery for celebs http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1383/nyandarua-luxury-cemetery/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:51:59 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1383 The post Nyandarua to host Kenya’s first luxury cemetery for celebs appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

Luxury cemeteries are increasingly becoming popular in developed countries as fabulously wealthy celebrities seek innovative ways to continue living a luxurious life even in death. Locally, the idea of a luxury cemetery is in-existent considering that a majority of wealthy people prefer to be buried in their homesteads. This is however set to change soon,…

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Chinese firm CRBC to operate new railway for ten years http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1381/crbc-operate-kenya-railway/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:18:28 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1381 The post Chinese firm CRBC to operate new railway for ten years appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

The Kenya Railways Corporation and the China Road and Bridge Corporation have signed an operations, maintenance and service agreement for the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway, which has seen the Chinese firm taking over as operator of the new transportation facility. The deal, which was signed in Mombasa on May 30, will run for a period…

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Kenya in big shift to renewable energy in climate change fight http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1379/kenya-renewable-energy/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 06:54:03 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1379 The post Kenya in big shift to renewable energy in climate change fight appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

Hydroelectric power has for a long time been the main source of energy in Kenya, accounting for about half of the installed capacity. But changes in climatic conditions and the subsequent unreliable rainfall has forced the Kenyan government to invest heavily in energy technologies from renewable sources such as geothermal, solar and wind. Kenya is…

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Land prices hit Sh80m mark as investors scramble for Marsabit http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1377/marsabit-land-prices/ Fri, 30 Jun 2017 06:08:04 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1377 The post Land prices hit Sh80m mark as investors scramble for Marsabit appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

Wealthy investors are engaging in ferocious bidding wars for land in Marsabit in a move that is pushing up prices in the previously unattractive town. The scramble for a piece of Marsabit comes shortly after the completion of the Isiolo-Moyale highway, which has opened up the transport system into and out of Marsabit – transforming…

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Purple tea farming is a game changer for tycoons in Kenya http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1372/purple-tea-farming-kenya/ Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:14:05 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1372 The post Purple tea farming is a game changer for tycoons in Kenya appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

Black tea has for decades remained a major source of cash for agro-tycoons in Kenya, with the country being the world’s leading exporter of the commodity. In 2016, for example, the country earned a total of Sh120.6 billion from tea exports – a big chunk of which found its way into the bank accounts of…

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Why every woman should drink a cup of purple tea every day http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/1370/purple-tea-benefits/ Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:32:26 +0000 http://www.kenyanbusinessreview.com/?p=1370 The post Why every woman should drink a cup of purple tea every day appeared first on Kenyan Business Review.

For many years, black tea has remained the most popular beverage among Kenyans, with only a handful locals consuming green tea – which is perceived to be a source of numerous health benefits. Green tea is, however, being overtaken by a new variety called purple tea which has higher levels and a greater range of…

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