Low-cost Carrier Jambojet Launches Group Booking Product ‘Shukrani’

Regional low-cost carrier, Jambojet, has introduced ‘Shukrani’, a new product that allows group bookings of 15 passengers and above, targeting senior citizens, students and chama groups, among other segments. “We have seen an increased interest in special requests from groups and a need to offer a tailor made product for this customer segment. We are … Continue reading Low-cost Carrier Jambojet Launches Group Booking Product ‘Shukrani’

Ride Price-Bidding and Hailing App inDriver Launches in Kenya

If you’ve been seeing a lot of inDriver advertisements across social media like me, and wondering what exactly it is, you can rest easy, because the international online ride-hailing service headquartered in New York, is introducing cost determination for fare on taxi rides in Nairobi. Used by 24-million people across more than 200 cities, inDriver … Continue reading Ride Price-Bidding and Hailing App inDriver Launches in Kenya

OPPO Shifts Nairobi Office to Iconic New Kilimani Address

Smartphone brand OPPO has relocated its Nairobi office from the heart of the Central Business District, to the iconic FCB Mihrab tower in Kilimani off Lenana Road. “We have moved to this convenient location to serve our target market effectively and efficiently — to bring our wide-range of camera smartphones closer to clients and distributors … Continue reading OPPO Shifts Nairobi Office to Iconic New Kilimani Address

Kenya Airways Introduces Its Dreamliner on Nairobi-Mombasa Route for Easter Break

To meet the astronomical demand occasioned by Kenyan’s annual appetite for Easter holiday travel, national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ)has introduced its state-of-the-art 787 Dreamliner to the Nairobi-Mombasa route, as well as increased flight frequencies to the Coast, as well as the lakeside city of Kisumu. Through a statement sent to the media last night, the … Continue reading Kenya Airways Introduces Its Dreamliner on Nairobi-Mombasa Route for Easter Break

TRAVEL: Kenya Airways’ New York Route Opened to More US and Canadian Cities

Kenya Airways is set to resume daily flights to the US East Coast city of New York beginning June, upping the number of flights from 5 days a week to daily. The national carrier has also announced a codeshare with Delta Airlines, opening up travel to a host of other destinations in the US and … Continue reading TRAVEL: Kenya Airways’ New York Route Opened to More US and Canadian Cities

Larry Madowo One of Ten Finalists for the Prestigious Business and Economics Fellowship, Knight-Bagehot

BBC Africa Business Editor, Larry Madowo, has been announced as one of ten 2019-2020 Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Business and Economics fellows at the Columbia Journalism School. It’s a tremendous achievement for the 31-year-old, as he joins the mid-career Bagehot journalism elite drawn from top media publications, with works published in global sites that include Bloomberg, … Continue reading Larry Madowo One of Ten Finalists for the Prestigious Business and Economics Fellowship, Knight-Bagehot

Safaricom’s 30 millionth Customer, 19 Year Old Denis, Bags KES 300,000 Scholarship and KES 120,000 Airtime

When 19-year old Denis Muthii came across a promotional Safaricom caravan in Kerugoya recently, he chose to purchase a Safaricom SIM card during the activation, having no idea that his life was about to drastically change. The young carpentry apprentice who had just completed his Form Four studies, has his own dreams of following in … Continue reading Safaricom’s 30 millionth Customer, 19 Year Old Denis, Bags KES 300,000 Scholarship and KES 120,000 Airtime