Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Delta, Zain and KQ Tweet Around

and other Bank Twits
Twitter is a micro-blogging tool that is really nifty for doing mini-posts, forwards and other remarks that (are on any subject) and are maybe not worthy of a full blog post. Here’s a summary of the last few days on Twitter:

May 29
- @MauriYambo Kenya Co-op Bank directors shareholding Stinks
- KTN’s Larry…. Madowo @larrymadowo on Twitter
- After a few drinks I discover I may be related to @kafai and @gishungwa! #TIA

May 30
- Morning traffic jams in Nairobi Kileleshwa. Spy some Apts being built into the river & fear that one day, river will rise & reclaim its banks
- Government of Kenya shot itself in foot with punitive alcohol tax. Spirit brewers going belly up, Uhuru should correct

May 31
- Happy birthday young @intelligensia

Jun 1
- @mwaikibaki will launch Kenya’s fibre optic cable this month
- @mwaikibaki says Kenya census starts august 24. Ends with his famous phrase, calls hecklers #pumbavu
- Cadbury seems to have discontinued my fave choc wafer, while alvaro is on sale - buy 5, get 1 free!

June 2
- Some Nairobi buildings were designed by Mario bros - with secret floors, VIP lifts, hidden entrances, hostile guards to negotiate
- Santander Bank may sponsor Ferrari next year - does that also make Alonso their new driver?
- Does patient capitalist Jacqueline Novogratz @jnovogratz have the answer to the role of aid in development?
- The African Union wants to set up an African Central Bank
- @TerryanneC Delta Airlines maiden flight earlier scheduled for tomorrow from Atlanta to Kenya postponed indefinitely
- If I had to subscribe to one magazine for life, it would be the Economist

June 3
- @coldtusker -even without airport CEO, artur, 1jet1 - US may want more than one airport checkpoint to filter passengers, so non-stop no go
- @mamboleo ranneberger welcomed delta in the news and was to officiate today. Mwakwere has been in US for a week waiting to fly
- @MIMImagazine new Sade album this year
- What's wrong with Kenya airport Security?
- Want to speak like Kenyan kids? - try the Sheng dictionary
- Got an accurate shares statement by e-mail from CDSC Kenya - so my stockbroker is still honest

June 4
- Should companies care about what’s written about them online?
- Former ministers and MP's mentioned in parliament as masterminds of some collapsed Kenya pyramid
- Michuki and Ruto top a NTV viewer poll of best performing ministers in Kenya. Ok... #Kenya

June 5
- @alykhansatchu "In September 2008, all hell broke loose, it fell like the Titanic" - Titus Naikuni Kenya Airways CEO
- @coldtusker Kenya Airways losing 4 billion after Zain's 7 billion loss, there's a lot of blood!

June 6
- Nairobi city council asking 100 shillings ($1.25) to photocopy each 100 words of new laws that will punish residents #FAIL
- Follow George Ayittey @ayittey for a harsh dose of Afro-reality
- JKIA arrival lounge - musician Jua Cali and Uganda leader Kizza Besige arrive unnoticed

June 7
- Button-Brawn wins turkey GP. Kenyan crowds are ABB - Anyone but Button
- @karuoro does XYZ fail for taking shots at politicos who are too funny to be imitated or is it the poor voices?

June 8
- Reading Africa confidential to see which way Gabon goes: Lady Senate president should succeed, but Bongo Jnr. is minister of defence
- Weekendgossip: Delta planned Nairobi route before they mergered with Northwest - who are KLM partners. KLM have invested for many years in Kenya Airways so does it make sense for Delta to fly to Nairobi?

June 9
- Why would Wanjiku Mugane quit the EABL Board?
- R/T @kainvestor @kachwanya Zain looks to close $12bn deal to sell Africa unit - report:
- Soldiers are not allowed with guns in the room (and other hotel rules)
- Time to do the tax return thing - 3 out of 4 years waiting for a tax refund

June 10
- How the Lakers won Game 2: I wish Bill Simmons watched Soccer and F1 because there are more conspiracies than NBA
- The folks at DNA Kenya have published a Promiscuity Index Report: Ave No. of Steady Mistresses! Ave No. of kids per steady Mistress! Ave No. of 1 night stands since wedding! #DNAKenya
spot the difference

1 comment:

NiKolaS said...

oh thanks you!


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