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5 mistakes to avoid when going into self-employment

Some people decide to start a small business while others prefer doing freelance professional work. Since you are venturing into uncharted waters, there are mistakes to avoid when going into self-employment.

5 cities that have car free days

Nairobi bans cars in cbd

Kenya announced that beginning February 1, 2019, the city of Nairobi will have two car free days every week. While many people got this news as a surprise, the policy was mooted six months ago and the grace period is now over. The proposed days are Wednesday and Saturday. The

8 must attend marathons in Kenya 2019

Kenya marathons 2019

All Kenyans run. It is a misconception we have learned to live with because athletics is what puts Kenya on the world sports map, apart from our rugby Shujaa 7s heroes. Show us any long-distance running event and we will tell you the Kenyans who won that event, sometimes a

Uganda joins these 8 countries in gambling ban

uganda bans betting

Uganda has now banned sports betting thanks to a presidential directive. The Ugandan State Minister for Finance in charge of Planning Mr David Bahati said the president was concerned that youths were paying more attention to betting rather than hard work. According to Mr Bahati, the government will no longer register

How to save using the 52 week challenge by MShwari

52 week saving plan with MShwari

Successful personal finance management is important for good health and happy life, and if you understand how to save using the 52 week challenge then you are on the road to financial success. Financial success does not mean having loads of money to throw parties. It has everything to do

3 best customer oriented banks in Kenya 2019

best bank kenya 2019

A survey by the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) shows that Equity Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Credit Bank are the most customer friendly banks in Kenya overall. Among the metrics used to survey the 6,101 respondents were: Customer experience Institution’s responsiveness Best digital experience Tier I top banks Equity Bank Diamond

Three organisations licensed to collect music royalties 2019

music copyright laws kenya

Three content management organisations received licenses to collect royalties on behalf of musicians in 2019. The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) issued licenses to Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP), Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK). MCSK was denied a license  two years ago after

All you need to know about the Fuliza Mpesa service by Safaricom

Fuliza by Safaricom

Fuliza M-PESA service allows M-Pesa customers to complete a Buy Goods or Send Money transaction when they have insufficient funds. Many times, a customer would want to send money to a Paybill or Till number only to find out that they do not have enough money on their M-Pesa account.

What cultural festivals mean to us as a people

Rusnga Festival 2018 Night

Cultural festivals simply immerse us into our heritage and remind us of who we are as a people. They do not only throw us back to where we came from but contextualize our identity in the modern era. 2018 saw a record number of culturally inclined festivals take place. The

Uganda bans sports betting

uganda bans betting

Uganda has now banned sports betting thanks to a presidential directive. The Ugandan State Minister for Finance in charge of Planning Mr David Bahati said the president was concerned that youths were paying more attention to betting rather than hard work. According to Mr Bahati, the government will no longer register

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