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Machakos Farm where female fish are turned into males

A system of elaborate water pipes, cemented tanks and tunnels joining the tanks to form what looks like miniature swimming pools is what you see when you enter this premises… Read more »

Keroche CEO wins CNBC Africa Business woman of the year award

The CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leader Awards (AABLAs) 2014 on Friday honoured the continent’s top business leaders. The finals of the AABLAs saw South African finalists Gil Oved and… Read more »

Cynthia Achieng Ng’ang’a: Young woman who services Uhuru’s official cars

At the tender age of 22, Cynthia Achieng Ng’ang’a is a trained vehicle mechanic and the only female at DT Dobie. Her duty, among others, includes servicing President Uhuru Kenyatta’s… Read more »

Soni Methu:Kenya’s new kid on the block at CNN

Blink and you could miss Soni Methu. She stands at just a little over 5 feet tall and, as she darts across the room to the water cooler, you would… Read more »

I learnt my lesson after losing Sh5 million and build a company worth over Sh100m

George Wachiuri, the founder and chief executive officer of Optiven Ltd, a real estate company, says the loss of millions of shillings over a raw land deal in 2008 left… Read more »

An East African manufacturer’s journey from modest start-up to listed company

At age 18 Heril Bangera ventured into business with modest dreams of manufacturing four plastic water tanks per month. Growing up in a middle-class suburb in Nairobi, he witnessed firsthand… Read more »

The ‘supamama’ who saw the potential in Kenya’s mother and baby industry

I am sitting in a small coffee shop in Karen, an affluent suburb in Nairobi. I am meeting with Christine Khasinah-Odero, a Kenyan entrepreneur who has taken a somewhat unusual… Read more »

Heril Bangera is Kenya’s newest paper billionaire as wealth grows

Heril Bangera, founder of cosmetics and plastics manufacturer Flame Tree Group, which listed and began trading at the NSE yesterday, saw his wealth grow by about Sh810 million in hours…. Read more »

Kenyan Tour guide who escorts the rich and famous

There are only 20 gold standard guides (the highest ranking) in the country. Paul is one of them. Conde Nast Traveller, UK’s leading travel magazine, voted him one of the… Read more »

Meet the woman who wears pink and red ribbons

When Ruth Kathini learned that she was HIV-positive eight years ago, she was convinced that nothing worse could happen to her. And then she was diagnosed with breast cancer in… Read more »

Her selling insurance business rakes in Sh12m a year

Our interview is held under the serene aristocratic canopy of the Exchange Bar at the New Stanley Hotel. I meet her as she is getting out of her Mercedes Benz… Read more »

Catherine Karita: How University of Baltimore Graduate is juggling career and life back in Kenya

33 year old NIC Securities, NIC Bank Group: General Manager Catherine Karita .You might remember her from this newspaper’s coveted list of Top 40 Under 40 Women. If you are… Read more »

NIC Bank CEO John Gachora: East or West, home is best for former Managing Director and Group Head at Bank of America in the USA

NIC Bank CEO John Gachora left the country in 1989 for studies in the United States, marking the start of an illustrious international career in the financial service sector. He’s… Read more »

The man who built Kenya’s Mimosa Pharmacy chain

In almost every corner of Nairobi one seems to come across a pharmacy. And Kenyan entrepreneur Chris Getonga notes that dozens of outlets open every year, adding it is “an… Read more »

The Untold Story Of Gospel Musician Shiru Wa GP

Her official documents record her name as Mary Wanjiru, but to the world, she is fondly referred to as Shiru wa GP. The GP in this case standing for God’s… Read more »