You have heard it said time and time again, “A wedding ring is the smallest handcuff ever made, so choose your prison mate carefully and sentence yourself wisely.” Yet, despite all the wisdom in the world, we end up choosing unwisely leaving a trail of broken relationships in our wake. In our world today, relationships […]

When Joan got a call from Swift Global Company back in 2004, she was excited. Having graduated from campus with a higher diploma in computer science, she was out for the hunt to become the best systems administrator ever known to man. She had taken her CV to the company and the administrator was kind […]

Eusebia Warue Mwaniki is a former Human Resource Manager for a publishing company. She  ventured into a furnished rental homes business immediately after her retirement from the publishing house. Born on 23rd October in 1950 in Embu County, Eusebia lives and runs Rosslyn Studios from home, a rental business called located in Rosslyn Hill along […]

The hair industry has no doubt taken the market by storm. The market value of hair products in Kenya currently stands at Ksh.20 billion, the world’s largest beauty and cosmetics company L’Oreal EA has revealed. High demand fueled by Kenyan women’s fetish for hair solutions, especially weaves, hair relaxers, treatments and oil, and recently the […]

Peris Mbuthia is a wife and a mother of two beautiful children. The journey of the 42-year Kenyan-born from being a chambermaid – a room attendant responsible for cleaning hotel guest rooms and suites – to the head of a beauty and medical centre has been nothing short of stratospheric. Having lived abroad for over 12 […]

Every change has a story is a common phrase shrouded with mystery, one that every person dreams to share with the world. When Esther Kairo first quit her job, the uncertainty of the future loomed, despite her good reasoning for leaving gainful employment. She was going into unknown territory and exciting as that was, she […]

Of Dreams Macrine Mochama and Rael Busiega, both 29 years of age, have a few things in common. Having gone to the same university and studied the same course, both lawyers by profession, Macrine and Rael realized that their destinies were intertwined and they decided to make the best of it by starting a company […]

At the reception of Ashers Caravan Tour Company, I see the Magical Kenya handbook. The cover photo of the Lion King pulls me in. I peruse through for a few minutes; seeing more pictures of the big five, the wildebeest migration, the Tugen community and other picturesque landscapes in Kenya. Ashers Caravan is run by […]