Let’s give what we own

Two years ago I was invited to be a guest of honour at my former school on a prize-giving day. Before the event kicked off I was politely told that I am going to be an “assistant guest” of honour. Th...

Asian shares struggle

SINGAPORE. Asian shares struggled for traction yesterday, despite gains on Wall Street, but Japan’s Nikkei touched a nine-month high as hopes of a sustained economic recovery for the rich world encou...

Old Mutual defends property rentals

Business ReporterOLD MUTUAL contends its property rentals are competitive in light of prevailing market rates, despite the recent exodus tenants citing “exorbitant” rentals.Old Mutual marketing execu...

Global stocks rally pauses

LONDON.The rally in shares and other riskier assets took a breather yesterday, with world stocks trading a touch below the previous day’s 29-month highs while the dollar fell broadly.Benchmark US equ...

State, Essar Africa to seal Zisco deal

By Golden SibandaGovernment and Essar Africa are expected to conclude the Ziscosteel deal this week, amid reports that the partners are putting last-minute fine-tuning, largely on the debt issue.This...

Re-inventing yourself in 2011

Re-invention is one of the most important things in a person’s life. In life we go through so many experiences and sometimes we emerge relinquished out of them.

KenolKobil buys fuel depot in Burundi

NAIROBI.
Kenyan fuel marketer KenolKobil has bought a fuel depot complex in Burundi, increasing its assets in a country where the company already operates 14 retail stations, the firm said yeste...