Surging cement prices amid steel shortage put pressure on builders
Russia-Ukraine war is being mentioned in the cement shortage. Real Estate spoke to several executives in the cement industry to explain the shortage.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Surging cement prices amid steel shortage put pressure on builders
Family Bank commits Sh5m for restoration of Ngong Forest
Family Bank has committed Sh5 million for two years for the restoration of Ngong Forest.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Family Bank commits Sh5m for restoration of Ngong Forest
Sue's smear campaign rattles Harold
Harold gathered some of his blindest followers and started explaining to them why he won’t take responsibility for the bad weather.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Sue's smear campaign rattles Harold
Little goes into entertainment, e-Wallet and biometric services
Little App is a one-stop-shop for different services and will enable its users save time and reduce unnecessary paperwork
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Little goes into entertainment, e-Wallet and biometric services
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What you should look out for when buying that beautiful house
Buying a house - like buying land, requires a great deal of caution.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
What you should look out for when buying that beautiful house
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Games and entertainment boost morale and productivity at work
Introducing more fun activities and gaming facilities help employees talk and bond. Happier employees are more productive by 12 percent
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Games and entertainment boost morale and productivity at work
Sue is abroad seeking support
When she came back to my uncle in Dec flanked by her people and her son, Harold thought the ghosts of Rachuta, Clarissa’s village, had vanished.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Sue is abroad seeking support
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What’s cooking? Mortgages shunned as demand for housing shoots up
Mortgage, one of the major ways of helping people acquire houses, is an inevitable topic of discussion.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
What’s cooking? Mortgages shunned as demand for housing shoots up
Boda boda sector big for the economy but it needs regulation
Many youth have found it easy to venture into the Boda Boda industry. Most motorcycle businesses remain unregistered.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Boda boda sector big for the economy but it needs regulation
The woman of today is no longer inferior
In spite of the beliefs pegged to patriarchy, men are confident women have a great role to play in society.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
The woman of today is no longer inferior
State procurement body gets new boss
Patrick Wanjuki has been appointed director-general of the Public Procurement Regulation Authority (PPRA).
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
State procurement body gets new boss
It’s a three-horse race election
I had told Harold there was a likelihood the national ruling party was going to merge with the official opposition, but he ignored it.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
It’s a three-horse race election
Prices of roofing sheets surge amid Russia-Ukranian war, Covid blues
?Prices of roofing sheets that shot over the roof in the wake of Covid-19 two years ago and gradually reduced, have started rising again.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Prices of roofing sheets surge amid Russia-Ukranian war, Covid blues
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The pain of building a business empire
Little is said about the rigours of making a business successful.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
The pain of building a business empire
Absa targets 10,000 fruit trees in schools
Absa Bank Kenya aims to plant and grow 10,000 fruit trees in schools this year, courtesy of the second edition of the Birdies for Good initiative.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Absa targets 10,000 fruit trees in schools
Rallies disrupt work as handouts drive economy in poll years
Boda boda riders are one of the groups loved most by politicians because of their mobility.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Rallies disrupt work as handouts drive economy in poll years
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Early payday answers mayday: How pay cycles affect employees
Experts say companies that pay early are more likely to have a more motivated, and better-performing workforce.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Early payday answers mayday: How pay cycles affect employees
Donkey in a race of horses
In Gitegi, we make sure that our judicial system is aware of this; it is the only place you can find sinners judging others and sentencing them.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Donkey in a race of horses
Absa inks Sh1.25b credit guarantee deal for SMEs
Absa Bank Kenya has signed a Sh1.25 billion loan guarantee facility with the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) to boost credit accessibility for SMEs.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Absa inks Sh1.25b credit guarantee deal for SMEs
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Bane of youth: When searching for a job becomes a full-time job
Many young people are sinking into depression or turning to alternative means of earning a living as jobs become more scarce in a battered economy.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Bane of youth: When searching for a job becomes a full-time job
Sue's sneaky Valentine surprise
Coming straight off the earthquake, we needed to mend fissures. Only love has the potential for healing of such magnitude. Enter 14th, Valentine’s Day
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Sue's sneaky Valentine surprise
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Can Kenya’s high-rise buildings withstand a major earthquake?
“In Kenya, we barely design for earthquakes,” says Stephen Mburu, a structural engineer.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Can Kenya’s high-rise buildings withstand a major earthquake?
New fund to boost Saccos' liquidity as Harambee nets Sh4.2b
The revenue was a Sh1 billion growth from Sh3.2 billion. The society was also able to recruit 4,398 new members over the period.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
New fund to boost Saccos' liquidity as Harambee nets Sh4.2b
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Mess on Nairobi expressway puts lives of cyclists, pedestrians at risk
Road nearing completion has been cordoned off and lacks crossways for pedestrians who have to walk long distances, risking their lives to jump wall.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Mess on Nairobi expressway puts lives of cyclists, pedestrians at risk
Harold shaken by his earthquake
The earthquake that was Harold and I announcing a joint ticket did not have its intended impact. Instead of shaking the village, it shook a villager.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Harold shaken by his earthquake
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When the promised land is a sham: Buying land that’s unfit for use
Potential landowners have been tricked into buying land in dry areas or economically unviable places.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
When the promised land is a sham: Buying land that’s unfit for use
Prices of office rents, land rise in second half of recovery year
Offices attracted higher rents in the second half of 2021, even as developers completed several Grade A office blocks in Nairobi.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Prices of office rents, land rise in second half of recovery year
Jambojet starts cargo haulage as demand grows
Low-cost airline Jambojet has ventured into cargo operations following growth in freight capacity and demand in the region.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Jambojet starts cargo haulage as demand grows
Please don’t buy socks; this is what Kenyan men want on Valentine’s Day
The 14th has long been misconstrued as a day when men go all-out to gift women, with the latter barely ever returning the favour.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Please don’t buy socks; this is what Kenyan men want on Valentine’s Day
It’s Valentine’s, time to shop for gifts
Next week on Monday, the streets of Kenyan towns will be painted red as lovebirds celebrate each other to mark Valentine’s Day.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
It’s Valentine’s, time to shop for gifts
Manufacturers decry new levies by KRA, city bosses
KAM has protested the new landing charges imposed on livestock delivered to the capital city from counties outside the jurisdiction of the NMS.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Manufacturers decry new levies by KRA, city bosses
The earthquake that never came
Gitegi’s most learned seismologists have been struggling to explain to people why the villagers need to move to higher ground.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
The earthquake that never came
Pesapal clinches Visa Innovator Award
Payment solutions provider Pesapal has won the 2021 Visa Innovator Award.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Pesapal clinches Visa Innovator Award
Agility, digital expertise is what the future worker needs to survive
Organisations and employers have to think of resilient systems that will withstand stresses and strains in future.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Agility, digital expertise is what the future worker needs to survive
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Why race to cityhood complicates math for municipality planners
Nakuru, the latest addition to the list of cities in Kenya, leapt ahead of a host of other municipalities that had been widely touted to be seeking el
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Why race to cityhood complicates math for municipality planners
Kilimani loses appeal to investors as Kiserian gains
Kilimani, whose high-end status has been jeopardised by developers opting for high-rise units, saw its property prices take a hit last year.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Kilimani loses appeal to investors as Kiserian gains
Bamburi Cement to cut electricity costs with two solar plants
Bamburi Cement has signed a power purchase agreement with independent power producer Momnai Energy Ltd to set up two solar plants adjacent to th
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Bamburi Cement to cut electricity costs with two solar plants
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Your phone can be a smart mobile office
Some careers even allow the complete execution of tasks on mobile phones.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
Your phone can be a smart mobile office
No show earthquake gives Harold ideas
Last Sunday, Harold Assembly of Holy Associates church remained closed. Harold was afraid of an apparent earthquake some politicians said would hit.
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
No show earthquake gives Harold ideas
Harold's cash for prayers plan flops, again
This week, Harold thought it was time to also relaunch his Prayer Payment Initiative (PPI).
By Peter Theuri 2 years ago
 Harold's cash for prayers plan flops, again
Nadia Mukami loses phone during Finance Bill protest
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Reforms loom as State firms hoard billions amid biting cash crunch
Financial Standard
By Macharia Kamau
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'Occupy parliament' protests on as Kenyans call out MPs over Finance Bill
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Why DP Gachagua is a man on war path
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