Counties and their rush to build International airports makes no sense…

Fact : If you already have a functioning International airport within a radius of 200KM no international airline will bother to land at your new airport. This is a fact that will NOT change tommorow. Even Dodoma new city where TZ government sits no international airline is landing there. Even Abuja Nigeria the few flightsContinue reading “Counties and their rush to build International airports makes no sense…”

On matters infrastructure President Uhuru scores a straight A , you’ll appreciate him years down the line …

Away from Politics I want to say Well Done and Asante. While our media and most Kenyans are focused on matters politics, allow me to focus on some infrastructure development that is currently ongoing in Mombasa . Retired President Mwai Kibaki was only appreciated when he left office . let me tell you this ,Continue reading “On matters infrastructure President Uhuru scores a straight A , you’ll appreciate him years down the line …”

Leadership in Northern Kenya time to call you out ….

Today I want to address leadership in Northern Kenya which also happens to be my ancestral home. Growing up in Marsabit 40 years ago what you see in this video is what is going on in many parts of Northern Kenya be it Garissa. Wajir. Mandera. Marsabit. Isiolo and you can also add Tana RiverContinue reading “Leadership in Northern Kenya time to call you out ….”

Bottom Up Economic model is nothing new , simply drop the corruption gown.

Bottom up economic model is not any new invention . The million $$$ question is how you choose to practice it. First things first ..corruption will kill bottoms up economic model and any other model for that matter. When banks were busy closing branches in late 90s ostensibly to get rid of unprofitable banks inContinue reading “Bottom Up Economic model is nothing new , simply drop the corruption gown.”

How much has Egypt & Sudan contributed to conserve the source of River Nile ?

Matters River Nile Ethiopia Vs Egypt & Sudan Anytime I see a news item on River Nile it is about Egypt and how unhappy they are with the fact that Ethiopia is building a dam to use the same waters to improve the well being of it’s people. Firstly Ethiopia should be considerate but atContinue reading “How much has Egypt & Sudan contributed to conserve the source of River Nile ?”

Time to free Mombasa & Kenya coast from the shackles of closed skies policy.

Air France just announced they have settled on Zanzibar for beach holiday seekers. If you wish to come to Mombasa you are pushed to fly through Nairobi which is totally unacceptable. Potential visitors are not short of options be it from Goa to the Carribean , From Bali to Phuket From Dubai to Zanzibar weContinue reading “Time to free Mombasa & Kenya coast from the shackles of closed skies policy.”

Giving the Kenyan Farmer a voice

#Tumainifarmers As promised every Sunday I will dedicate a post to Farmers on my Facebook page Mohammed Hersi. While on Friday #sokohersi was for your general hustles this forum is to give farmers a voice. In my travels and hotels business I have come across very many Famers along the Kenya coast who work hardContinue reading “Giving the Kenyan Farmer a voice”

Emirates request for more frequency to Nairobi…I see nothing but great opportunities for both KQ & Emirates.

I am in Tourism and I support open skies but on the fresh request by Emirates I will choose to side with our govemernet and my good friend CS James Macharia that Emirates need to slow down but what is the other option ? Fact: It is NOT that Emirates are not flying into Nbi.Continue reading “Emirates request for more frequency to Nairobi…I see nothing but great opportunities for both KQ & Emirates.”

With Covid19 vaccination we can salvage Kenyas tourism peak safari season.

In our raft of requests to our goverment we made a special appeal for Tourism players to be given a vaccine allocation . Kenya Tourism Federation team truly worked round the clock to knock on all doors and we made all the telephone calls we needed to make. Glad that through Ministry of Tourism AndContinue reading “With Covid19 vaccination we can salvage Kenyas tourism peak safari season.”

The other side of President  Samia Suluhu’s visit, niceties aside ….

Well Her Excellency President Samia Suluhu Hassan wrapped her visit which is certainly going to open a new page between Kenya & TZ. While we remained focused on Madam President one of her nationals was pouring his heart out how investing in Kenya is next to impossible. I have always said it ….Real ease ofContinue reading “The other side of President  Samia Suluhu’s visit, niceties aside ….”