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This is a guest post from Latiff Cherono. Latiff is a Manufacturing Process Engineer – he helps businesses improve and optimize their processes. Read his first post on this blog, about why your Uber driver may want to take the longer route, and follow him on Twitter—> @LatiffCherono As Uber approaches its second...

This is a guest post from Latiff Cherono. Latiff is a Manufacturing Process Engineer – he helps businesses improve and optimize their processes. Read his first post on this blog, about why your Uber driver may want to take the longer route, and follow him on Twitter—> @LatiffCherono As Uber approaches its second...

This is a guest post from Latiff Cherono. Latiff is a Manufacturing Process Engineer – he helps businesses improve and optimize their processes. Read his first post on this blog, about why your Uber driver may want to take the longer route, and follow him on Twitter—> @LatiffCherono Introduction It has been just over...

This morning, I was at a meeting with a friend who had been a Chase Bank client for years, till the bank went into receivership last year. 4 days ago, the Central Bank of Kenya announced that Chase Bank’s receivership had been extended for a further 6 months to September, in a bid to find a buyer for the bank. Shortly...

Someone once said that a sure way to know you are in a Kenyan’s kitchen, is the sight of the polythene bag that contains other polythene bags. This iconic polythene bag will usually be located in a cupboard under the sink. This peculiar characteristic will soon be a relic of history, if the ban on domestic use...

In the last 10 years that I have been working (I love how elderly I feel when I make this reference :D), mostly with young (er) people, I have observed a curious phenomena. A young person gets their first job, and the first thing they do is enroll for the next certificate, be it an MBA, a professional course etc. This...

Open any Kenyan magazine/newspaper article that has an interview with a female executive (married or a mother), and it will have this question “How do you balance family and work?” For me, this question often is, “Kellie, how do you balance single motherhood and work?” Both in formal situations and socially. There has...

Nairobi County has announced the introduction of the New Unified Business permit, which consolidates 5 permits that you need to start and operate a business in the County into one permit. Starting November 1st 2016, businesses will be able to get one permit that consolidates the following: The single business...

This is a guest post from Latiff Cherono, he first tweeted about this, and was kind enough to write a post about it on my request. He is a Manufacturing Process Engineer, he helps businesses improve and optimize their processes. Follow him on Twitter—> @LatiffCherono Have you recently taken an Uber ride in Nairobi and...

We are at a point in history where entrepreneurship is receiving more attention than ever before, especially in Africa. Previous generations focused on other things; our grandparents’ generation was into government jobs – a government job was the best thing one could ever land. Our parents were the professionals –...