Why big firms fail in new ventures: The case of NMG

This week on STRATEGY TUESDAY our management expert unpacks the strategic dynamics behind the recent closure of TV and radio stations by Nation Media Group...

Effective strategies for a clean energy revolution

Clean energy has become the buzzword for fighting the increasing threat posed by global warming. There is an urgent need to contain the rising...

Government is k*****g media – and that’s not a great thing

The drip drip flow of bad news continues for the media industry in Kenya. The most recent is the intended closure of some Nation...

We ain’t all c*****t, Mr President!

BY MOSES OTIENO KAJWANG Mr Uhuru Kenyatta, you cannot condemn all Kenyans as corrupt and insolent, as you did in the distant comfort of Israel....

Drivers, thou shalt not enter the yellow box

The Nairobi City County government has re-introduced Yellow boxes at Junctions to help ease traffic in the Central Business District (CBD). The yellow box junctions...

Barclays Bank of Kenya takes us for fools

BY DONALD KIPKORIR Barclays PLC, the world's 7th biggest bank is pulling out of Africa for their own reasons. Instead of Barclays Bank of Kenya...

Raila has the short memory of warthog

BY MUNYORI BUKU Raila Odinga has a short memory like that of the warthog. He is very quick to demand the resignation of leaders in Jubilee. But...

Letter from Illinois: Shocked abroad but clutching on my roots

Imagine yourself landing in a country where everything is totally different. It all begins at the airport. The food is not what you are...

Why Nairobi was a natural choice for us at GE

I was recently invited to give a few remarks at the Kenya International Investment Conference held here in Nairobi. It was a good occasion...