May 27th 2017

Entrepreneurship



Kenyan entrepreneurs to get seed capital from Nigerian foundation

Free Press Reporter | Sunday, 11 Dec 2016 14:00 EAT

The Programme is designed to identify entrepreneurs that have the potential to grow their businesses and collectively generate 1,000,000 new jobs, that can contribute at least $10 billion in additional revenues to the African economy.


Kisumu boda boda riders fear for their lives as violent robberies increase

Free Press Correspondent | Monday, 22 Aug 2016 15:36 EAT

In this month alone, seven boda boda riders have been murdered in the course of their duty, by robbers who posed as customers. A boda boda rider is more likely to be attacked by a ‘customer’ than knocked down by a car on Kisumu’s roads.


Skills gap, not capital, seen as the main challenge in youth empowerment

Winfred Mbuya Mwaniki | Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 21:54 EAT

On traffic jams that bedevil the region, Ms Mwangi said even this can be turned into opportunity. She said that while there are many vehicles in the country, there are few auto mechanics because of lack of technical know-how of repairing them and so there are few auto garages.


Obama-inspired programme unleashing potential of African youth

Derrick Kiraka | Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 21:11 EAT

Joining Yali is very easy. One can just visit the website and apply from there. In fact the 12th cohort has just been closed. It is the only such centre in East Africa and covers 14 countries and for every selection, 81 are shortlisted for the training.


Up close with businessman Henry Maitha

Judy Wamuyu | Monday, 11 Jul 2016 16:32 EAT

His most valuable lessons have come from interacting with successful people through whom he has learnt that one should never use the business proceeds to pay his rent or buy a car, thus learnt to draw a salary and reinvest into the business.


There’s always another groundbreaking act for this billionaire entrepreneur The Curtain Never Falls on Bob Johnson (A.G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award) There’s always another groundbreaking act for this billionaire entrepreneur by Caroline Clarke, Black Enterprise Magazine