Web briefs

  • Award-wining Qatar Airways begins flights to Nairobi today.
  • Vodacom (SA) could soon be bidding to buy out Vodafone’s (its parent company) 40% share of Safaricom Kenya.
  • Is Kenya bartering wildlife to Thailand to win a seat on the UN Security Council?
  • The Economist ranked Kenya Airways ranked as one of three viable African airlines alongside Ethiopian airlines and South African Airways. Also while African airlines are fighting each other they are likely to be sidelined by foreign mega-airliners.
  • The Japanese are buying & selling stocks in record numbers using their mobile phones.