Author: Victor Adar

Victor Adar holds a Diploma in Mass Communication, Print, from Technical University of Mombasa. He has worked before for Reuters, Go Places travel magazine and Aden Associates International. As one of the old hands at NBM, having joined the team in 2012, Victor is one of the most reliable writers in the editorial team. He writes more on enterprise, corporate affairs, HR and technology.

When you decide to expand your business and conquer new markets, it is wise to have a strategy for your company to pick up fast in terms of growth and profit. Here is how to get started. Research Educate yourself on the customs and business etiquette of the new market. It is better to know the history, the proper way to greet someone, the ordinary times for lunch (or prayer times) so that you don’t look odd when pitching for business. Gather historical data on the currency value, fluctuation and import or export timelines. This is important as the deal…

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Started 14 years ago, Genrodav reaps from growing insecurity in the country A young man plunged into business 14 years ago to cash in on the growing demand for security equipment. The pressing need for security at homes, schools and offices has seen hundreds of companies sprout up to mint millions by installing monitoring equipment like CCTV cameras – and, David Akama is one good example of a guy who is doing well in this lot. He got his start as a pipe music technician, working hands on with Sight and Sound, and later on with Hotpoint. On a quest…

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Unionisable workers at listed company, Kakuzi have received a salary rise following the signing of a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Kenya Plantation and Agricultural Workers Union (KPAWU). The more than 3,350 workers at Kakuzi Makuyu operations site will enjoy a 16% general wage increase over the next two years, effective January 2024.

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National carrier, Kenya Airways has been listed as the most punctual in the Middle East and Africa region as its rivals; Ethiopian Airlines, Egypt Air, RwandAir, Royal Air Maroc and South African Airways fail to make it to the 10 best list. In a statement published on its website on Thursday, January 4, the airline said it has been ranked as Africa’s second most efficient airline by aviation analytics company, Cirium, attaining an impressive 71.86% on-time arrival rate out of 41,905 completed flights in 2023. An on-time flight is defined as a flight that arrives within 15 minutes of…

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