Tuesday, November 07, 2006

November 7 Opportunities

Jobs

Africa Trade Insurance Agency: (i) assistant accountant (ii) administration officer. Apply to Recruitment@Africa-ECA.com

Auditors (8) at Constituency Development Fund national management committee secretariat of the Government of Kenya. Apply to cdf@wananchi.com by 4/12

General Manager at Dyer & Blair (Uganda). Apply to hcapjobs@wananchi.com by 17/11

Investigator (broadcast piracy) at Multichoice Kenya (DStv) . Apply to nkariuki@kenya.multichoice.co.za by 20/11

Pan African Airways: captains for (B737 and F27), first officers for (B737 and F27) and training captains (B737 and F27). Apply to the chief pilot at orcom@worldline.co.za

USAID (i) Senior regional conflict management & governance advisor (ii) project development specialist. Apply to hrnairobi@usaid.gov by 17/11

Real Estate

KCB Houses: Simba Villas, Embakasi. Maisonettes at 4.6 million and Flats at 3.45 million shillings each.

Factory Complex: Industrial plot with 50 acres (out of which are occupied by 20 by factory) on a complex in Nanyuki – with all utilities connected, 5 godowns, and administration block.

Property Listings: New website of property listings. I’m still a big fan of Nyumbanet.

News

Econet are yet to pay for a mobile license ($27 million)

Safaricom: Network rollout equipment suppliers are invited to submit bids to the company. However no new dealers are being added – so stop bothering them!

KQ gets some competition on its popular and profitable Nigeria - Dubai and also Nairobi to China routes from new entrant China Southern which will fly from Beijing to Lagos, via Dubai from next year. From African Flyer - great airline blog.

McCann Erickson Kenya wound up – now a part of Scangroup

No more KR: Kenya Railways ceased passenger & freight operations on October 31.

Tea company to be taken over?

6 comments:

dudej said...

Williamson Tea - Does anybody foresee significant price changes at the exchange with this impending acquisition?
Dyer & Blair - Good to see them expand into Uganda and Rwanda, hopefully they are not spreading unethical practices there
KQ - Stumbled on some article bad on them. I concur with the sentiments especially about the hostile environment at the Airport
DSTV - Pure monopoly - I wonder if they could make any money in Kenya without the controversial deal on English Premier League. Inclusion of NTV among their channels quite welcome. Hoping Oxygen TV gives them adequate compe - bring then down to earth

Banks - you are quite a resource

Mitzy said...

Another great property site is http://www.property.co.ke/ and for real estate investment http://www.acp-africa.com/
Going back to your stamp buying and P.O experience, how do you think Postal Corporation (Posta) will react/step up, to the introduction of G4S for private postal services? Hopefully the PCK Act is changed or ICT Bill passed soon!

Anonymous said...

most property sites in kenya suck - ok not most all. i dont know but it sstrikes me as odd that alot of kenyan businesses owith websites or web base d businesses dont really understand the web a marketing and sells tool

Ssembonge said...

Ryan's investing in Africa website was mentioned in this past weekend's Barron edition. The article was titled "Finding Riches on the New Frontier".

KQ was mentioned in passing. With a P/E of 12 and an impressive growth rate of 132%.

The article also featured an exchange traded fund (EZA) that trades on the AMEX for the JSE stocks.

http://online.barrons.com/public/main

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=EZA

Anonymous said...

Am used to some not so good websites from back home but i agree with Mitzy that www.property.co.ke is simply a great property website for anyone looking for real estate in Kenya. And they seem to have all the big realtors that i know, Villacare (great for housing developments), HassConsult, Regent Management, Lloyd Masika (mostly commercial)and over 30 others when i counted last. KCB Simba Villas that bankelele mentioned are showcased in spectacular fashion (over 20 photos of the houses) on the site. I have made an enquiry to the agents and wait to get more details. For kenyan property, i think www.property.co.ke is the way to go.

Anonymous said...

Talking of property websites, I saw a new one -- zuuri.com. It's free to place an ad. I think it is for people who are selling property themselves without an agent. It's a good idea I think. they have a place where you can place a property wanted ad.

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