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It is very expensive to be poor. Poor people are paying far too much for energy substitutes, but they can afford electricity, even if more expensive that the national grid

Exclusive interview with Riccardo Ridolfi, the Head of Business Development for Absolute Energy Capital (AEC). At Future Energy East Africa, he is part of a panel discussion on “How do you harness the potential from mini grids?” read more

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Business as usual in Nairobi next week as power professionals gather for Future Energy East Africa from Wednesday

Free expo offers workshops and new technologies read more

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Nigeria and Kenya Stock Exchanges Discuss Measures to Enhance Liquidity

  • Chairmen of stock exchanges in Nigeria, Pakistan and Kenya joined EFG Hermes Frontier CEO, Ali Khalpey for a panel discussion on the second day of the London Conference
  • The panel noted the importance of regulation in driving liquidity into frontier markets
  • All three markets are expecting active IPO pipelines following a period of political and economic instability

On the second day of the largest investor conference in the UK, the 7th Annual EFG Hermes London Conference, Ali Khalpey, EFG Hermes Frontier CEO, joined by Geoffrey Odundo, CEO of the Nairobi Securities Exchange; Haroon Askari, Acting Manager Director of the Pakistan Stock Exchange and Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigeria Stock Exchange, and current President of ASEA, for a panel discussion that looked at measures to enhance liquidity in frontier markets that are looking to grow investment. read more

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Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress: Innovations, Partnerships and Financing

Climate-smart agriculture has a profound impact on Kenya. The country is incredibly vulnerable to crises from extreme weather due to the reliance on climate-sensitive natural resources. The agriculture sector is a major contributor to the national GDP, which also leaves Kenya’s economy weak during periods of flooding or drought. read more

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New Report Projects Lead Growth in Kenya and South Africa Luxury Travel

A new report released in collaboration with the ongoing WTM London (World Travel Market) exhibition has named Kenya and South Africa as the projected continent’s leaders in luxury hotel growth. The report titled, “Top 100 Cities Destination Ranking 2017” is the twelfth annual edition of industry report released by global market research firm, Euromonitor. read more

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The 2017 International Space Forum in Nairobi

The ministerial meeting on the International Space Forum that will be held in Nairobi on 28 November 2017 was presented on 25 October 2017 at the Farnesina, with the attendance of the diplomatic missions of the African countries in Italy. read more

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Aid & Development Africa Summit Brings Technology to Close Healthcare Access Gap

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AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

 

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. read more

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Safe banking in the virtual money market

On the back of the digital transformation, the virtual money market has seen exponential growth and has changed the way that many people deal with money.  While it may be difficult to imagine a cashless society, it’s important to understand that money is merely an agreement to use something as a medium of exchange. The function and purpose of cash is, therefore, assigned by our cultural and social systems. read more

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Hurricane Electric Expands Global Network to East Africa Data Centre in Nairobi

Third African point of presence positions largest IPv6 backbone for continued growth in the region read more

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