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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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Jumia Travel Releases Q3 Customer Analysis to Mark Customer Service Week

 Online reviews and seamless payment methods take lead as key drivers in Kenya read more

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Gearing up for the World Tourism Day: A look at Diani as a top sustainable destination

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New Pricing Agreement will offer Antiretrovirals at $75/person/year

Through a strong collaboration and joint efforts, South African Government together with the Government of Kenya, and other key players including USAID, UNITAID, UK DFID, UNAIDS, PEPFAR, CHAI, among others, have agreed to a new price which offers antiretrovirals at $75/person/year. Announced by South Africa’s Minister of Health, the move is to enable low and middle income nations to provide antiretroviral therapy to patients. The new affordable price is expected to increase the accessibility of the treatment while increasing the global task to provide for the known 36.7million people living with HIV. read more

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Kenyan organisations challenged to take seriously knowledge management plan

NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenyan companies have been called upon to take seriously knowledge management within their systems to minimise business disruption. Speaking ahead of the October knowledge management conference in Naivasha, Moses Wadeguh, and the CEO at Phowad Solution Limited noted that most organisations in Kenya do not have clear knowledge management plan exposing them to unexpected changes in the business environment. read more

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African Union member states endorse the draft statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) to boost African cinema industry

  • The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the African audiovisual and cinema industry.
  • The audiovisual and cinema industry accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP.

Ministers of Youth, Culture and sport of the African Union member states meeting in Nairobi have endorsed the Draft Statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) at the Extraordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Youth, Culture and Sport (STC-YCS2). The AACC was established in June 2016 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia as a specialized agency of the African Union. The Ministers also approved establishment of the AACC Temporary Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya. read more

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Engen launches innovative Pharmacy Concept in Kenya

Engen launched its first pharmacy in Kenya earlier this month at its highly-successful Hurlingham branch in Nairobi, in partnership with Payless Pharmacy. read more

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Africa’s economic giants face increasing competition from upcoming Kenya and Ethiopia

New Africa Risk-Reward Index provides investors with a synthesis of risks and opportunities across the African continent read more

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Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the eyes of a hotelier

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Nairobi sees 22% boost in domestic air travel capacity

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KENYA’S VISION 2030 ON TRACK FOLLOWING GENERAL ELECTION

  • Kenya’s Vision 2030 national blueprint remains underway following the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at 2017 General Election.
  • The National Construction Authority will encourage improved building standards and construction training at the Annual Construction Research Conference and Exhibition.
  • The Big 5 Construct East Africa 2017 (1-3 November) will play host to 220 local and international exhibiting brands during the three days of National Construction Week.

The construction industry in Kenya will continue to flourish following on from the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the 2017 General Election. With the Kenya Vision 2030 as a blueprint, all current projects are set to remain underway and the target still in sight. read more

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Tourism stakeholders react to sector’s performance post elections

With diminutive effect from the elections anxiety, Kenya’s tourism sector has withstood the pressures of uncertainties that resulted to some tourists having to hold their travel plans. As one of the most volatile sectors, tourism stakeholders remain obliged to Kenyans for choosing peace during a considerably fraught time. This, according to Cyrus Onyiego, Jumia Travel’s Kenya Country Manager, is a factor that has saved the industry a major blow as compared to previous election periods. read more

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Ethnic Politics And The 2017 Kenyan Elections

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Mozilla-backed research reveals main barriers to internet access in African countries

Compelling Mozilla-backed research (www.Mozilla.org), carried out by Research ICT Africa, finds that significant barriers to internet access remains in four African countries – Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The research aims to understand, from a comparative perspective, how the citizens use the internet when data is subsidised and when it is not. read more

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