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Kenya Could See the Highest Petrol Prices in its History on Friday

Petrol prices are expected to increase in Kenya on Friday to the highest level reported in the country's history if the government doesn't intervene to subsidise the petrol price soon, according to Business Daily. Reportedly, the state could meet the public...

How to Fight COVID-19 in Africa’s Informal Settlements

The COVID-19 pandemic has cost hundreds of thousands of lives in the world’s richest cities but poses an even greater threat to cities in the developing world. There are now more than 150,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across Africa,...

South African Mobiclicks takes first step into East Africa

Mobile advertising agency, Mobiclicks has announced that the company has successfully launched its first branch outside of South Africa. The new office is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Allen Kambuni has been appointed as the Mobiclicks Regional Lead for East...

Nigeria’s digital publishers set to speak at IPA in Nairobi

Founders of Nigeria's digital publishing company, Publiseer, Chidi Nwaogu and Chika Nwaogu, will be speaking at the International Publishers Association (IPA) Seminar in Nairobi. The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable Development for African Publishers 2019 will be hosted in...

Nairobi-based colocation expands data centre footprint

Nairobi-based colocation data centre provider icolo.io has implemented state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions in announcing the commencement of their second data centre in Nairobi - this follows their first in Mombasa. Construction of the data centre started in November 2018...

Kenyan startup Tanda launches inventory-management solution

Tanda, a Kenyan platform designed to make it easier to run a shop by allowing shop owners order and manage their inventory has launched after a four-month pilot with 200 kiosks spread across Kayole, Kawangware and Kariobangi. With an undisclosed...

Andela raises $40M to connect Africa’s engineers to global technology ecosystem

Andela, a company that builds engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers, announced on Tuesday 10 October 2017 that the company has secured $40M in Series C funding. The investment was led by Pan-African venture firm CRE Venture Capital...

Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium opens in Nairobi

Over 500 participants from government, business, academia, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations family are meeting in Nairobi this week to formulate and optimize human capacity building strategies for the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, to improve' digital...

Mark Zuckerberg: “Just landed in Nairobi!”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Kenya this week on his first trip to Africa, using his time in the country to visit the iHub technology hub in Nairobi, meet with developers and partners, and explore how the country’s...

Kenya: Turning garbage into growth the future city way

Waste is the eternal burden of civilisation. The earliest known urban garbage dumps are found in Crete, made over 5,000 years ago. Not long after that experiments with recycling began: Chinese societies reused bronze and the Aztecs routinely rescued...
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A New Extended Partnership for Managing People and Money

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Workday, a provider of solutions for managing people and money. The partnership aims...
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