Monday’s magazine

Financial Journal – (16/02/2009 )
The new deal: Getting jobs for the youth
In the face of slow economic growth, the Government is adopting new strategies to keep unemployed youth off the streets. The latest in the various initiatives being undertaken by the Government to solve the problem of youth unemployment is a “New youth employment Deal” where numerous projects would be rolled out for them to work on and be paid. The … Read More
 
Battle for consumers shifts to mobile phones
Promoting products through mobile phones in developed markets is preferred mode of advertising because of its success rate in capturing the attention of consumers. … Read more
 
Branding Kenya makes economic sense
One of the youngest Government entities is the Brand Kenya Board, whose headquarters are on the 28th floor of Teleposta towers with a scenic view of Uhuru Park in Nairobi. … Read more
 
Raging battle for control of local fuel market
On February 6, a daily bulletin from Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) to all marketers indicated that Kenya Shell had been given more than 70 per cent storage space (ullage) for diesel at Kipevu oil storage facility. … Read more
 
Equity spreads its wings in Nyanza
Fresh from recording a massive pretax profit of Sh5.02 billion, Equity Bank is now widening its reach in Nyanza Province. The bank at the weekend unveiled four more branches in the province as it moved to consolidate its growth and expansion across the country. … Read more
 
Dairy cattle replace cereals in North Rift
After agonising for over six months, Sila Tiren, a commercial maize and wheat farmer from Moiben village in Uasin Gishu district can now sleep soundly. The farmer has opted to stop maize and wheat farming in favour of dairy farming on his over 1,000 acres farm. … Read more
 
Traders feel the heat of global financial crisis
With the impact of the world financial crisis being heavily felt in global stock markets, exporters are now bracing for a slump in demand and have sought State intervention. … Read more
 
Company cornerstones without colour
Most employees are pretty much the same in terms of attitude and approach to work. A good manager is therefore able to predict when things are generally okay or when something out of the ordinary is in the offing by casual contact with a few employees. … Read more
 
Company cornerstones without colour
Most employees are pretty much the same in terms of attitude and approach to work. A good manager is therefore able to predict when things are generally okay or when something out of the ordinary is in the offing by casual contact with a few employees. … Read more
 
Fate of Kitui coal deposit to be known in December
The Government is finalising coal exploration activities at the Mui Basin in Mwingi and Kitui districts and will by the end of this year tell whether the quantity in the area is commercially viable. … Read more
 
Stockbrokers’ plan to redeem tattered image
A committee has been formed to look at possibilities of installing one back office platform for all investment banks and stockbrokers. The new system will allow linkage between stockbrokers and the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE). … Read more
 
Banks bullish despite economic slowdown
The banking industry is poised to record even higher profits this year if financial results for the past year provide any indication. For instance, Equity Bank has recorded an increase in pre-tax profit from Sh 2.378 billion to Sh5.022 billion for the year ended December 31, 2008. … Read more
 

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