Safaricom’s Profits Rise to KES 74.7 Billion

Safaricom PLC has today registered a 19.5% increase in profit and total comprehensive income to KES 74.7 billion, while revealing that the company has paid about KES 810 billion in taxes and fees since inception. This announcement came as Safaricom plans to launch a KES20 a day 4G smart phone package aimed at empowering millions…

Layonn; ‘Kuliko Jana’ Rendition Made Me Popular

Jonathan Chapuis, commonly known by his stage name ‘Layonn’, went viral after he did a remix to Sauti Sol’s ‘Kuliko Jana’ back in 2016. By the time of this publication, the song has over 500,000 views on YouTube. He talked to Nate’s Crest Almanac contributor Charles Gachango about his musical journey, being born to a…

Using this Time Indoors to Redefine Yourself

There is an Indian proverb that vividly captures everyone as a ‘house with four rooms: a physical, a mental, an emotional and a spiritual room’. While a majority of us tend to live in one room, you will often find that unless we go into every room, every day, even if it’s just to keep…

Meet James ‘Blaze’ Muhuthu, a Self-trained CV Reviewer

You are a good CV away from your dream job. 27 years old James Muhuthu, popularly known as ‘Blaze’, takes us through some tips on how to spice up your CV. Nate Crest Almanac‘s contributor, Charles Gachango, got to interview him and this is what he had to say: What do you do and what…

Eliud Kipchoge Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before, in GQ Spread

Barely 7 months after breaking the 2-hour marathon barrier, Kenyan sporting legend Eliud Kipchoge is in the headlines yet again. This time it’s not for his skills on the track, but rather for the quirky-ness of his fashion, with a new feature spread in the April 2020 issue of leading American magazine, GQ. In this…

Google Honours the late Dr. Margaret Ogola with Doodle

Google today unveiled a special doodle in celebration of the life of the late Dr. Margaret Ogola, an award-winning author, medical doctor, and human rights advocate, to commemorate a date that would have been the late author’s 60th birthday. Dr Ogola is best known for her novel The River and the Source, which was a…

Disgruntled Petitioners Bemoan Lamu Coal Judgement Postponement. Again!

Petitioners from Kenya‘s South East port town of Lamu, who travelled overnight to reach Nairobi for an important judgment that was set to be delivered on 8th May 2019, were disappointed when the National Environment Tribunal (NET) postponed the judgment yet again, until 24th June 2019. The landmark judgment was to give verdict on a…

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore Appointed to National Cancer Institute Board

Safaricom Chief Executive Officer, Bob Collymore, has been appointed as a board member of the country’s National Cancer Institute. This appointment comes barely 2 years after the man at the helm of Kenya’s biggest company, took medical leave to return to the United Kingdom for 9 months of cancer treatment. A gazette notice, referencing Kenya’s…