Category Archives: migingo

Centum seeks Carbacid

and other Bank Twits

Twitter is a micro-blogging tool that is really nifty for doing mini-posts, forwards and other remarks that (are on any subject) and are maybe not worthy of a full blog post. Here’s a summary of my week on Twitter:

– @louizah Zain Vuka has ended? Please confirm
@NTV showing IFC-funded docu on women entrepreneurs – meaning manu-arsenal will be on tape delay – WHY? next @NTV ditched a static-filled channel & skipped their ‘half time’ piece to present second half live, on a much clearer signal! Kudos
– Sports journo era over? Player asks for trade on blog team obliges on Twitter player thanks fans on Facebook
blog post Why Safaricom should spin-off MPesa
– The Central Bank of Kenya reports have become incomprehensible B.S
– Upgraded Safaricom Investor relations page has media and CEO briefings
– Tanzania will now recognize Kenya manufacturers mark of quality
Delta Air round-trip intro fares from Nairobi include (ex-tax) $650-NY/DC, $975-ATL/Chi/ Dallas, $1124-LA/SF and $1440-Detroit
– @kahenya @jamesmurua likes Riviera, which has good crowd and facilities, but beer is pricey and the place is a fire-trap
– So Joe Biden met Nairobi Mayor Majiwa in Chicago. There, that’s the end of the joke
– Safaricom CEO says M-Pesa not yet profitable
– @leofaya says Kenyan promoters are killing Facebook
– Today’s pavement uprooting is sponsored by Access Kenya – as the fibre optic railway is laid around Nairobi
– @Archermishale sports conspiracy goes that where a sport wants to sway a big game, they put in a low-quality ref, but didn’t happen on Wednesday
– Safaricom partners with Kenya’s largest bank KCB
– Kenya budget saga ($115 million) blamed on a typo – Quote ODB “N___ please!”
blog post: two bank shareholder meetings same day same building same time
– @pinkm so you can only use debit, but not credit card to buy amazon books from KE? Interesting
Ethiopian Air applies to fly from Nairobi to Amsterdam and Nairobi –Liege (Belgium)
– Land spin: Could there be a link between Migingo Island and the Kampala land Kenya got from the Uganda military?
– If MTN buy Yu or Access Kenya, they will have to negotiate with MTN matatu society for use of the name.
blog post Its Our Turn to Eat (is credit card worthy)
– NMG 2008 report gives prominent mention of new digital division, Making-Nation DVD and Zuqka portal
Centum applies to the CMA to buy Kshs. 350M of Carbacid shares and be the largest shareholder of the Nairobi listed (but suspended) company
– Senator cards advise customers to only upload to https, not http sites. It’s rare to find credit company giving card advice
– From Mars Group: Parliament’s Report on the Kenya Budget inconsistencies http://blog.marsgroupkenya….