All articles in 'Finance and Banking'


Africa's Venture Capitalists Give a Raw Deal to S...

Elsewhere, venture capitalists consider Universities the best place to find start-up companies that...

6th May 2008
Breaking the Spending Addiction

Learning how to budget your earnings whatever the size and form they come in, will go a long way to...

6th May 2008
Microfinance Institutions Must Revisit Their Ince...

Most microfinance business models are expensive, labour intensive and characterised by high transact...

12th May 2008
What can Formal Lenders Learn from Microfinance?

In the 21st century; wealth will not come from land, but from human capital, networks, ability to or...

20th May 2008
Micro-Finance Must Address Insurance Access

The next fontier in the battle for financial services is the insurance industry.

26th May 2008
High Inflation, Same Solution

Ultimately, all monetary policy must concern itself with the rate of domestic price inflation. This...

9th June 2008
Sudanese Banks Must Pull up their Socks!

For some banks, reserving customer dignity is not a priority. This is because many bank employees ar...

16th June 2008
Real Estate Investment Trusts: Are They For You?

In Africa REITs are also gaining popularity in some key African nations where financial markets are...

10th June 2008
Why Can't Women Absorb Loans?

Is poverty due to lack of access to finance or good, practicable ideas? The economically active poor...

10th June 2008
2008 Kenya Budget and Its Investment Implications

Displaced Kenyans are to receive 500 million shillings in favor of resettling them. The fund dedicat...

17th June 2008
Millionaire At 18

Majority of investors today make this same mistake; invest long term when they are 64 years of age a...

2nd July 2008
Messiah for Small Borrowers

There was a time in the 1990s when unemployment was the major problem facing Kenya, East Africa?s bi...

18th April 2005
Lay Off The Bankers

People have moved from huge saving to a fraction of their earnings. It’s worsened new loan products...

26th April 2005
When Small Isn’t Beautiful

There huge potential in the financial market, but it’s up to the banks to stretch out. If local bank...

3rd May 2005
Good management for the Banking Industry

Managers undoubtedly need to expand their thinking in today’s environment and one way of achieving t...

17th May 2005
Banking on IT

Like motorists who can afford new cars yet continue to drive jalopies, many African banks operate sy...

10th May 2005
The risks of failure

In the common investment game, a lot of us long for risk free return on investment, however, this is...

24th May 2005
The risks of failure

In the common investment game, a lot of us long for risk free return on investment, however, this is...

24th May 2005
Capitalizing on Banking

A well-developed banking industry will subsequently contribute to economic development. The problem...

7th June 2005
Sailing on Titanic

The development of the financial sector is crucial for growth, improved productivity, increased rate...

21st June 2005
The Envisaged NSE Bourse

As people walk in the investment maze with the analysts yapping their buy and sell slogans on the tr...

5th July 2005
A Tale of Economic Drivers

There is greater success in embracing financial education and worthwhile credit. Is your banker ser...

19th July 2005
A Cyclic Approach to Growth for All

Availability of credit. Is that enough for a clueless mind, a mind that only knows debit and credit...

26th July 2005
Small Scale Trader’s Nightmare

The fact is, the banking sector, despite the major reforms aimed at reaching out to the poor, and th...

9th August 2005
Small Scale Trader’s Nightmare

The fact is, the banking sector, despite the major reforms aimed at reaching out to the poor, and th...

9th August 2005
Send the Politicians Home!

To the global economies, change entails embracing concepts that work, then nurturing them through th...

23rd August 2005
Crime Goes Hi-tech

The global Information Technology (IT) trends are completely changing the way we execute business de...

13th September 2005
Bubbling Africa’s only hope

“Investors eyeing Africa should not look at the forest as a whole, but the trees that bear good frui...

1st November 2005
Your Kind of Bank

To most Kenyans, the concern is not so much in the safety of funds; after all, the central bank has...

22nd November 2005
Banking Regulations to Kill Corporate Discipline

Having a well defined macro-economic policy and a strong regulation system is most vital, whereas th...

6th December 2005
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