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China-Taiwan row to worsen global computer chip shortage
Taiwan’s Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation is the world’s largest chip producer could see more disruptions as sector recovers from Covid disruption.
By Peter Theuri 4 days ago
China-Taiwan row to worsen global computer chip shortage
Worry not Gitegi, polls will be rigged fairly
It is going to be an interesting contest, this one, now that it is looking like a family affair. Bookmarkers are predicting winners based on who has commissioned them and paid the highest.
By Peter Theuri 7 days ago
Worry not Gitegi, polls will be rigged fairly
Dress warmly but professionally for work
Analysts say it is possible to keep both warm and professional even in strict work environments. An extra jacket should be left at work to prevent one from carting big baggage to and from the office.
By Peter Theuri 7 days ago
Dress warmly but professionally for work
Hoteliers eye higher bed occupancy despite polls
Hoteliers are worried that a mismanaged election may hurt a sector that is enjoying such a promising trajectory.
By Peter Theuri 10 days ago
Hoteliers eye higher bed occupancy despite polls
Land prices in satellite towns hit record high, shows report
Resurgence in land activity in the satellite towns attributed to an expansion of services in the wider Nairobi area, owing to infrastructure upgrades, and a growing population.
By Peter Theuri 10 days ago
Land prices in satellite towns hit record high, shows report
Investors scramble for a piece of Nanyuki's tourism circuit land
The completion of the dualling of the Kenol-Marua road will be a boost to business in Nanyuki, with easier and speedier access to the mountain town.
By Peter Theuri 10 days ago
Investors scramble for a piece of Nanyuki's tourism circuit land
Snacking more in office boosts employee morale, says new study
Employees who snack regularly during the day are likely to be more productive than those who do not.
By Peter Theuri 13 days ago
Snacking more in office boosts employee morale, says new study
Local manufacturers rethink production models post-Covid
Raging inflation, shortage of the dollar, a weakening shilling and uncertainty ahead of the August 9 polls are among the reasons some local manufacturers are wary of mass production.
By Peter Theuri 19 days ago
Local manufacturers rethink production models post-Covid
Gitegi sports people late to travel for championship
It was Paul, Clarissa’s son, who won the village championship. He was to represent us in Kabati, a village well over 10 kilometres away, in the inter-village competition.
By Peter Theuri 21 days ago
Gitegi sports people late to travel for championship
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Why it might take longer to have your sectional title in that block of flats
In the new law, a corporation, which consists of owners of the units, was tasked with making the by-laws that govern the premises.
By Peter Theuri 23 days ago
Why it might take longer to have your sectional title in that block of flats
The big debate and heated assembly
The debate was held at Harold’s Assembly of Holy Associates (HAHA). All patrons from Sue’s haven were allowed to come in with their favourite drinks.
By Peter Theuri 28 days ago
The big debate and heated assembly
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Working late nights? It could be detrimental to your health
Futurity, a site which features discoveries by top scientists, indicates that 20 percent of the world population does shift work. This could hurt their health, well-being and connection.
By Peter Theuri 28 days ago
Working late nights? It could be detrimental to your health
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Why resettlement of squatters is a thorny issue for government
Squatters have been drawn into this debate in huge numbers, as have absentee landlords.
By Peter Theuri 30 days ago
Why resettlement of squatters is a thorny issue for government
NSE tipped for further decline as inflation, rates hike batter economy
Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), which meets on July 27, is expected to raise the Central Bank Rate by between 50 and 100 basis points (0.5 to one per cent).
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
NSE tipped for further decline as inflation, rates hike batter economy
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Unga takes centre stage as campaigns reach fever pitch
A 2kg packet of maize flour, which is used to prepare ugali, a staple dish for most Kenyan households, has crossed the Sh200 mark, which is nearly double the price it was mid-year last year.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
Unga takes centre stage as campaigns reach fever pitch
Hit? I only wanted to heat Harold
Not even our current low temperatures can stop politicians from being hot on the heels of one another with the sole mission of undoing what their competitors are doing.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
Hit? I only wanted to heat Harold
Sue in Vasha to rally the people
It dawned on me that Sue must have, for the second year running, disappeared to Naivasha for the Safari Rally. I ambled back up to HAHA church and informed my uncle.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
Sue in Vasha to rally the people
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Developers rush to offer coastal holiday homes
The coastal region, with its alluring beachfront and ideal weather, is probably one of the most fancied retirement and holiday destinations.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
Developers rush to offer coastal holiday homes
Degrees of heat and non-existent varsities
Harold, whose only observed degrees were recorded on a thermal gun during screening when Covid-19 was raring its fangs, was the first to protest the requirement.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
Degrees of heat and non-existent varsities
More women now take up leadership positions in firms
Despite a push for equality in jobs, the number of women in top positions remains low. A global report shows that Africa leads the rest of the world in terms of women leadership.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
More women now take up leadership positions in firms
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How Airbnb craze is giving hotels a run for their money
Airbnb is an American company that operates an online marketplace for lodgings, primarily homestays for vacation rentals and tourism activities
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
How Airbnb craze is giving hotels a run for their money
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I built app after 12 years of false starts
Bingwa takes up 10 per cent commission of the service providers’ earnings, and will only take up a negotiated amount from suppliers after an allowance of free usage for a year.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
I built app after 12 years of false starts
Weeds and flies: Third horse has new manifesto
Harold has told us he will maintain the status quo once elected and we should not be worried as corruption, which is very much part of us, will be maintained.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
Weeds and flies: Third horse has new manifesto
When community land is to be acquired for public use
Compensation is not a very easy issue in the case of community land.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
When community land is to be acquired for public use
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Government bleeds millions to maintain empty houses abroad
The government has been incurring Sh24 million annually due to failure to ensure the official residence is occupied.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Government bleeds millions to maintain empty houses abroad
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Kenyans' agony of passports 'taking too long'
While more stations were opened up to make the process of passport application easier, it continues to drag on, inconveniencing many applicants.
By Peter Theuri 1 month ago
Kenyans' agony of passports 'taking too long'
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Manufacturers, retailers trade blame on rising cost of goods
Even as external factors push up prices, retailers and manufacturers can determine how much Kenyans will pay for commodities.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Manufacturers, retailers trade blame on rising cost of goods
Wanted: Candidates who can lie, steal
Qualifications for candidates included the ability to lie and steal without being caught. When we called Harold’s name at the interviews and he did not appear, we set out to look for him.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Wanted: Candidates who can lie, steal
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Gambling craze sinking jobless youth into pit of hopelessness
It starts with one bet and before you know it you are hooked on a vicious betting circle. So bad is it, that once in, the gamblers need counselling to find footing and get out.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Gambling craze sinking jobless youth into pit of hopelessness
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Why village landlords remain poor despite big investments
In many rural places, despite new power connections and better road networks, the rents remain relatively unchanged.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Why village landlords remain poor despite big investments
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Industrialist Chandaria: My tips for success
Few people can rival his wealth of business experience. He shares some of the secrets with budding entrepreneurs.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Industrialist Chandaria: My tips for success
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Manu Chandaria: I no longer want to talk business
At 93, the industrialist is still fit as a fiddle and sharp-witted as ever; you feel he could still be globe-trotting and addressing gatherings of business people.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Manu Chandaria: I no longer want to talk business
German firms root for stability
German companies said they hope for a peaceful election that will not destabilise business.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
German firms root for stability
Not yet Uhuru for Gitegi under Harold
After last week’s Gitegi Prayer Breakfast, which many of you called unnecessary shenanigans because you were not invited, we decided to invite everybody to the Madaraka Day celebrations.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Not yet Uhuru for Gitegi under Harold
Why workers remain eager to return to offices
Experts reckon that work represents more than a paycheck.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Why workers remain eager to return to offices
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How economist danced his way into competitive music business
What started as a high school passion has bloomed into money making passion. Dedicated marketing has seen the school grow into one that now enrols 400 to 500 students a year.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
How economist danced his way into competitive music business
Islamic bank opens new branch in CBD in expansion drive
DIB has an agency partnership with Co-operative Bank that is aimed at increasing access to customers who are far from the bank’s branches.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Islamic bank opens new branch in CBD in expansion drive
High land subdivision spurs migration to cities
The smaller portions of land cannot be used for the same purpose as the bigger ones, before subdivision.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
High land subdivision spurs migration to cities
London Distillers brands win global awards in Belgium
The Safari Rare Whisky won the Gold Award while Kenya King Gin won a Silver award for quality.
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
London Distillers brands win global awards in Belgium
Naivas defends huge expansion appetite, says it's well planned
Naivas Supermarket has about 85 branches, a feat that retail kings Tuskys and Nakumatt never achieved
By Peter Theuri 2 months ago
Naivas defends huge expansion appetite, says it's well planned