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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Cashless revenue collection solution for Kenya

Ingenico Group deploys a cashless revenue collection solution in Kenya...

25 Apr 2016

Kenya, Uganda teams chosen for start-up AI investment

Merck brings international start-ups to Darmstadt and Nairobi in artificial intelligence accelerator...

20 Apr 2016

Urbanisation is a tool for development

Growing urbanisation could be a big opportunity for Africa...

18 Apr 2016

Uber launches in Mombasa, Kenya

Uber has launched in Mombasa and brings Uber's growing global network to 399 cities. With the launch of Uber, an innovative technology platform, Mombasa joins the list of smart transportation hubs in Africa...

23 Mar 2016

This is how you run a business in these complicated times

The business landscape is changing fast across the world and chief executives have to be versatile to deal with an environment that is becoming increasingly complicated to read and adapt to, a new study indicates...

By Ngugi Mungai 8 Mar 2016

#DesignMonth: From the air with flair

Design is all about seeing something ordinary and making it extraordinary, and that's just what the guys at Sky Decor do. They transform old and abandoned aircraft parts and turn them into beautiful furniture displays...

By Beverley Klein 9 Feb 2016

Why Kenyan SMEs must tap the potential of mobile phones

Mobile phone penetration has significantly increased in Kenya and its imperative for small businesses to tap into the potential of this technology to operate better and smarter...

By Ngugi Mungai 25 Jan 2016

Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016...

21 Jan 2016

Cisco and Seacom unveil startup hub in Mombasa

Cisco Systems, Seacom, and the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) have partnered to create a technology hub in Mombasa. The hub, which has been named 'SwahiliPOT', has been created...

19 Apr 2016

Watch the Coke ad that Kenya banned

Kenya bans latest loved up Coke ad for library kissing scene...

15 Apr 2016

Standard Bank facilitates business growth in East African region

Standard Bank is hosting the East Africa Trans-Regional Conference in Kenya, to facilitate business development between clients from the East Africa region and South Africa.

13 Apr 2016

[Net Prophet 2016] Erik Hersman: technology is the easy part

Kenya has earned the nickname 'Silicon Savannah' owing to its emergence as a recognised IT hub...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 8 Apr 2016

African tech hubs looking for sustainable models - Google

Tech hubs in Africa are increasingly looking for diversified and sustainable models, echoing similar efforts by hubs in the US and Europe, according to Google...

By Gabriella Mulligan 24 Mar 2016

Airtel named top telecom brand on social media in Africa

Airtel, a leading telecommunication service provider in Kenya has been recognized as the top Social Media Brand in Africa by the Africa Brand Index...

23 Mar 2016

Node Africa, the Kenyan start-up that came to be in just six weeks

Node Africa is currently the most ambitious start-up in Kenya, even though it was barely two months old when it officially launched on January 28, 2016...

By Ngugi Mungai 7 Mar 2016

Nairobi to host two entrepreneurship events in February and April

Nairobi will host another round of entrepreneurship events that aim to achieve more progress on the gains made during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015...

By Ngugi Mungai 22 Feb 2016

Mobile phone users in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya hit 700 million

The profile of mobile phone subscriptions in Africa, especially the sub-Saharan (SSA) region has increased tremendously. According to reports, mobile phone subscriptions are now...

By Adeyemi Adepetun 18 Feb 2016

BBC launches a Kenyan-designed online news tool

BBC has announced that it is piloting and testing BBC Drop, a Kenyan-designed online tool that allows users to get tailored BBC news content for the smartphone and social media generation...

By Baraka Jefwa 16 Feb 2016

Kenyan startup selected for TechStars accelerator programme

US accelerator TechStars believes Kenya's Bamba Group could be the next AirBnB or Dropbox within the next five years. The experts will put Bamba through intensive training in Austin...

11 Feb 2016

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