The Espresso Index

There’s a raging debate on whether Nairobi residents can sustain the mid to high-end businesses being setup in malls and other “middle class” neighbourhoods. What better way of tracking purchasing  power of Nairobians than monitoring  the conspicuous consumption of coffee 😉 .In the spirit of being humorous and factual, I give you The Espresso Index – ...

A Strange Kenyan Book on Judaism

In December 2005, I finished my high school education in the lake town of Homa Bay and packed my bags for Nairobi. One of the things I looked forward to was access to interesting books for they were in short supply around Homa Bay town. Luckily, two months into Nairobi adult life I got a job ...

Visualizing Kenya 7s Best Tries

The Kenya 7s rugby team has proved a worthy competitor to major rugby nations in the IRB sevens circuit. The rise of the Kenyan sevens team begins almost 7 years ago when they made upsets to top tier teams in the IRB circuit. In this post, we will rank and visualise top 7 tries that ...

The Temperament of a Kenyan Online Influencer

If you’ve been to the Kenyan Twittersphere, you must have read quirky tweets from Muthoni Maingi.  When she’s not overseeing the Enterprise and Consumer Business Unit at Safaricom, her energies are spent entertaining 16.5 k followers on Twitter under the nom de plume @NonieMG. Today, our universes collide.  In her characteristic witty remarks, inquired if I ...

Mumias Sugar Stock Hit Zero in Weeks Leading to Closure

8 weeks before the announcement on the indefinite closure of Mumias Sugar Company, the stock price of the company hit zero Kenya shillings at the NSE. The share price had a drastic drop from Kshs 1.04 to 0.00 on 22nd February 2017 surpassing the 10% daily price depreciation or appreciation limit set by the Nairobi Stock ...

What's Funny About Churchill Live Show

Laughter is the best medicine, so they said. Churchill Live Show has been dispensing the laughter pill in Kenya for the past 7 years thus emerging as the top comedy show in the country. In this line of business, the “Doctor” has to be precise with the medication, otherwise, the patients will find another “Doctor” ...

What’s Funny About Churchill Live Show

Laughter is the best medicine, so they said. Churchill Live Show has been dispensing the laughter pill in Kenya for the past 7 years thus emerging as the top comedy show in the country. In this line of business, the “Doctor” has to be precise with the medication, otherwise, the patients will find another “Doctor” ...

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