Battle of the Brands: Samsung beats HTC in Kenya

Following the launch of the Samsung galaxy Note 8, which is said to be a phone that redefines how users interact with their smartphone let’s look at how the Korean brand is performing in the Kenyan market. In May 2017, the brand launched the Samsung S8 and started selling it in Kenya. According to Data […]

Aug 25, 2017

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Sunnier Times for Tourism Jobs in Kenya

In an interview with Business Daily, Jimi Kariuki, the Kenyan Tourism board chairman forecasted that the Kenyan tourism sector would improve significantly in the next four months. This was after the peaceful Kenya 2017 election polls which greatly boosted the country’s image. Employment statistics in the Tourism sector currently supports that. According to the study […]

Aug 23, 2017

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Real Estate Market Data: Where to invest in Kenya.

Kenya’s Booming but unaffordable Real Estate Market Last month, CNBC held a discussion, trying to figure out what was behind Kenya’s Real estate market boom. “The real estate industry in Kenya has grown almost tenfold in the last 15 years, yet owning a home continues to be out of reach for most Kenyans..” The report […]

Aug 19, 2017

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Increase in Population=Increase in Jobs, but it isn’t.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a new report that highlighted the unemployment situation in Sub-Saharan Africa. From the report, Kenya may have very valuable lessons to learn. “Kenya’s capacity to create new jobs is not in tandem with the rapid population rise. It has as a result ended up creating a huge pool of […]

Aug 16, 2017

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Deciding where to buy an apartment can be grueling task. To help in your investing decision, Data Fintech and Buyrent Kenya conducted a study that looked at the performance of apartments in Riverside vis a vis those in Parklands. According to our analytics, between Quarter 2 of 2016 and Quarter 2 of 2017, the median price […]

Aug 14, 2017

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