4 Lessons Most Successful Entrepreneurs Learnt the Hard Way

To help mitigate the impact of those speed bumps, here are four lessons that most successful entrepreneurs have learned the hard way, but maybe you don’t have to.   The path to building a successful business is rarely a simple one. But in the beginning, it seems simple enough: you’ll build an amazing product, market it and watch as people pull out their credit cards. Then you’ll hire people to take over menial tasks and you’ll move into the role of CEO, eventually delegating that as well and living on the…

Why Kenyan doctor committed suicide in Cuba

The government has confirmed the death of one of the 50 Kenyan doctors who went to Cuba for training under a partnership programme between the two countries. The Hakika Post understands that Dr. Hamisi Ali Juma committed suicide barely six months into the programme. He was one of the 50 Kenyan doctors in Cuba sponsored by the government to study Family Medicine as a specialization under the framework of the MOU between Kenya and Cuba. The family says the late Ali Juma was constantly complaining of poor working conditions in…

Televangelist James Ng’ang’a behind bars for threatening Linus Kaikai

Controversial televangelist James Ng’ang’a of Neno Evangelism was Sunday night arrested for threatening Citizen TV journalist Linus Kaikai. Pastor Ng’ang’a was picked up from his church in Nairobi at the junction of Haile Selassie Avenue and Mombasa Road and locked up at a Gigiri police station after Kaikai had complained he felt threatened following a video footage that the pastor produced attacking him. Police said he was praying with other worshipers when he was picked up after being informed of his crime at about 11pm. Police said Ng’ang’a will be…

Logbooks Crisis as Over 6000 Cars Stuck at the Port

A new directive by KRA has caused a crisis at the Mombasa port as over 6000 imported cars are yet to be cleared. In the directive, KRA ordered that no vehicle should leave the port before it is fully registered and issued with a logbook. In the past, an electronic sticker from the NTSA and number plate registration were all one needed to get their car cleared. The backlogs in clearing the vehicles have led to the importers paying extra storage fees and losses that might run into millions of…

Fuliza now goes Global

Safaricom  has announced plans to take its M-Pesa overdraft service, Fuliza, to seven new African countries as the telco seeks to tap into the high demand for instant, micro-loans. The telecommunications firm wants to introduce Fuliza in six other countries outside Kenya. These include Tanzania, Lesotho, Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Mozambique where Safaricom’s mobile money service M-Pesa is already available through its parent company, Vodacom. M-Pesa services are also available in India through Vodacom. SEE ALSO: How to make first-time customers keep coming back Fuliza, an…

Nairobi Billboard allegedly containing sexual slang excites social media

Images of a billboard containing a derogatory term purportedly erected within Nairobi city have elicited mixed reactions from Kenyans online. The billboard, according to the now viral photos, is seen inscribed with a word which — in slang — loosely alludes to sexual intercourse. The images caught even the attention of Kenya Films and Classifications Board (KFCB) CEO Ezekiel Mutua who rebuked it saying “in the name of creativity, advertisers are sexualising everything under the sun.” The moral police, as he is often referred to, further called on the county…