Philadelphia Murals

Our “city fathers” have literally got their knickers in a twist with the latest distraction to their dodgy service delivery. A group of four brave, swashbuckling heroes have launched a ...

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Filo Baklava Economics

A Greek man went to his bank manager and said: ‘I’d like to start a small business. How do I go about it?’ ‘Simple,’ said the bank manager. ‘Buy a ...

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EAC Monetary Union

A Greek, an Irishman and a Portuguese go into a bar and order a drink. Who picks up the bill?
A German. If you have not been following the unraveling of ...

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Bharti Airtel change in strategy

Wake up: It’s time to change Strategy! A few weeks ago, I travelled to Chennai, India and I promise readers that this is the last reference I will make to ...

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Thika Superhighway

Last week I left my office for a meeting at the Safari Park Hotel on Thika Highway. Expecting the trip there and back to be an all day affair, I ...

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Chinese in Africa II

A wolf devised a plan to dress in a sheepskin to prey upon a flock. Mingling with the sheep he fooled the sheep and the shepherd too, and was penned ...

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JKIA

Of Devil’s Armpits and International Airports. In November 2011, CNN published its list titled “10 of the world’s most hated airports.” Our very own Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) came ...

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CEO’s New Year resolutions

New Year Resolutions from a CEO Crap! It’s the New Year. Again. Rather than make useless resolutions, I think I will just review the ones I wrote in January 2012 ...

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How David’s little house brought the Goliath financial industry down

40 year old David Thomson, a librarian at the Fort Lauderdale Public Library, slowly shuts the door of his 3 bedroom bungalow, for the last time. The house, in a ...

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