Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Newsy Kenyans

Noble work = Nobel Prize?
The Christian Science Monitor commends Gen. Lazaro Sumbeiywo for heading the Sudan peace talks

Cash Money Brothers
Two Kenyan brothers could earn in 1.6 billion shillings when they float shares of their 12 year old community service company in the UK

Girl tribes
The Washington Post looks at tribalism/the tribe factor at a girls school in Kenya

Diplo-jack
A few days after the new Danish ambassador was invited to interact with Kenyans, he met the car-jacking type, but was otherwise unharmed

Absa Coming
As the Barclays-Absa merger continues into its next phase, Absa is expected to buy up Barclays operations in Kenya and other African countries over the next two years. Currently, Barclays parent owns 68.5% Barclays Kenya, valued at 33 billion shillings ($450 million).

6 comments:

Afromusing said...

I do think Lazaro Sumbeiywo should get the nobel peace prize, he worked on the deal for a long time...
very interesting stories!
WAPO examining tribalism in Kenya...waa i am shocked.

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Anonymous said...

the story of tribalism in Kenya - that was very interesting... and scaringly true!

yoda said...

"Two Kenyan brothers could earn in 1.6 billion shillings when they float shares of their 12 year old community service company in the UK"

Whoa! Cash money brothers indeed... Now the mission is to achieve the same kind of growth locally....

Kudos to the brothers. They're an inspiration to us all.

Anonymous said...

guys have been trying to convince me that wal mart has shares in nakumatt but for im not convinced i looked up there reports since this stuff is subject to SEC disclosure - nothing came up. whats your take on that

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