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Delving deeper into the winning hotels at the Kenya Travel Awards 2018

The Kenya Travel Awards that went down on 1st February 2018 saw the recognition and feting of top-performing hotels, airlines and travel websites by Africa’s leading online travel agent, Jumia Travel. read more

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Hilton HOTEL Kenya – A Country in Renaissance by Zuriel Oduwole

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E-Commerce penetration in Kenya ramping up travel

Online buying and selling of goods and services, online transactions, high mobile penetration, fast connectivity, a digital savvy population and an increased consumer spending power are among factors increasingly fueling the penetration and growth of e-commerce in Kenya. One of the sectors consequently effected by this disruption is the travel industry, in part because of the growing confidence in e-commerce sites, such as online travel agents. read more

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Startup of the year Africa 2018

Kenya’s HydroIQ wins “Startup of the year Africa 2018” read more

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Tabitha Karanja & Keroche Breweries – Bottling The Economy Up

Kenya. Keroche Breweries

Film Maker Zuriel Oduwole takes a look at East Africa’s largest Economy, through the Manufacturing sector. As Kenya’s Economy stabilizes after a tough election cycle, she speaks to the founder of Keroche Breweries about the direction of economic growth.

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Nairobi’s First Modern Logistics Centre Draws New E-commerce Operator

Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has signed a long term lease for nearly 4,500 sqm of its flagship ALP North Logistics Warehousing Complex with Copia Global, the fast growing e-commerce FMCG distributor that specialises in supplying rural Kenya. read more

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FinTech is Fast-tracking the Positive & Profitable Transformation of Banking & Financial Services in Africa

The impact of Blockchain, Open Banking, Mobile Money and Payment innovations are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to incumbent banks and kickstart new opportunities in Kenya read more

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UK space firm to support Kenyan coffee farmers improve crop yield

UK space firm EARTH-i Ltd will deliver the ACCORD project, worth over 381 million KES, to deliver timely, geo-targeted advice via a simple mobile application read more

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Real estate investment professionals, owners, and developers to gather in Nairobi to explore the ROI of efficient buildings

Africa’s population is projected to reach 2.4 billion by 2050, that’s 1.3 billion more people than there is today. This growth means a huge demand for buildings and an estimated 80 per cent of those that will exist in 2050 are yet to be built. Data from the International Energy Agency shows that buildings and construction are currently responsible for almost 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions and by improving the energy efficiency of buildings, we could reduce energy consumption by 5-6% and subsequently reduce operational costs of a building. read more

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Kenya’s major tourism highlights in 2017

The year 2017 in Kenya’s tourism was marked by major milestones that had both positive and negative implications on the industry. Jumia Travel looks at some of them and gives a glimpse of what 2018 will look like. read more

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62 million: No. of international arrivals in Africa in 2017

Africa reached a record 62 million international arrivals in 2017, translating to a growth of 8%. Arrivals in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by 5% while North Africa enjoyed a strong recovery with a 13% growth in arrivals. The continental growth supersedes that of the international number, which stood at 7% in 2017 to reach 1,322 million. This is according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, which goes on categorize the tourism sector as a key driver in economic development. read more

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Global automaker Isuzu Motors Officially Launches Isuzu East Africa

Isuzu East Africa Managing Director Rita Kavashe (C) and Chairman of the Board, Isuzu Motors Limited, Mr. Susumu Hosoi unveil a commemorative plaque to mark the launch of Isuzu East Africa in Kenya. Looking on is Executive Director, ICDC, Mr Kennedy Wanderi (Far Left), H.E Ambassador of Japan to Kenya Toshitsugu Uesawa (second left), Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Mr Adan Mohamed (second right), Isuzu EA Chairman, Eisaku Akazawa (Third right) and Mr Fred Murimi, Director, Centum. The change of name was initiated when Isuzu Motors Limited acquired GM’s 57.7% shareholding in GMEA, changing its majority ownership. The move, by Isuzu Motors, was aimed at increasing focus on the Isuzu brand that constituted 95% of GMEA sales. read more

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MYDAWA Disrupting the E-Healthcare Industry in Kenya

Tony Wood, Managing Director, MYDAWA, at Sankara Hotel during the MYDAWA launch in March 2017 read more

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Kenyan bloggers partner to start a Kenyan Tech podcast

The bloggers Nixon Kanali, Emmanuel Chenze, Kaluka Wanjala, David Gitonga and Kevin Kimani say their aim is to grow the podcast landscape in Kenya and move it mainstream read more

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