Louise Marsland
#DesignIndaba2019: We need to believe in African mermaids

Kenyan filmmaker, Wanuri Kahiu, on the set of her film, Rafiki.
Kenyan filmmaker, Wanuri Kahiu, on the set of her film, Rafiki.
[Louise Marsland] It is important to tell the joyful African stories, not just those of pain and suffering...

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Louise Marsland
Celebrating African storytelling and craft

Mbithi Masya, film director at Fat Rain Films, Kenya.
Mbithi Masya, film director at Fat Rain Films, Kenya.
[Louise Marsland] Mbithi Masya, film director at Fat Rain Films, Kenya, and a Ciclope Africa judge, talks about what Africa can bring to the international stage...

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Louise Marsland
#DesignIndaba2018: Be inspired by problems in Africa

#DesignIndaba2018: Be inspired by problems in Africa[Louise Marsland] Design Indaba showcased the work of Leroy Mawasaru, a Kenyan teenager who is changing the world and showing how Afrofuturism can unfold for the continent...

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Louise Marsland
#DesignIndaba2018: Connecting the unconnected in Africa

Mark Kamau, user experience design director, BRCK.
Mark Kamau, user experience design director, BRCK.
[Louise Marsland] Design Indaba speaker Mark Kamau is a Kenyan on a mission to connect everyone in Africa, and then the rest of the world, to the internet...

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Tom Jackson
20 startups to pitch to investors at Angel Fair Africa

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Image by 123RF
[Tom Jackson] Twenty startups have been selected from nine African countries to pitch in front of investors that include Dave McClure, Tim Draper and Chris Kirubi...

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Tom Jackson
Angaza Boma bringing solar TVs to rural Kenya

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Image by 123RF
[Tom Jackson] Angaza Boma is rolling out solar television systems in rural Kenya...

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Tom Jackson
Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

Flare app
Flare app
[Tom Jackson] 'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

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Tom Jackson
Play your part in future of Kenya's iHub

Kenya's iHub. Photo credit: Disrupt Africa
Kenya's iHub. Photo credit: Disrupt Africa
[Tom Jackson] Kenya's iHub innovation space plots the next chapter of its future...

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Beverley Klein
#DesignMonth: From the air with flair

#DesignMonth: From the air with flair[Beverley Klein] 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...

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Ngugi Mungai
Thinking of improving performance in business? Sign up for an SME reward

Thinking of improving performance in business? Sign up for an SME reward[Ngugi Mungai] Assessment and reward programs are important concepts that can help an entrepreneur drive performance in the business...

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Esther Karuku
Your customer is not a dummy

Your customer is not a dummy[Esther Karuku] A few months ago, I came across one of the best documentaries I have ever watched: The greatest movie ever sold. If you haven't seen it, look for it. Morgan Spurlock made a movie fully financed by product placement...

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Ilse van den Berg
#MyDressMyChoice, #NudityIsNotMyChoice goes viral in Kenya

#MyDressMyChoice, #NudityIsNotMyChoice goes viral in Kenya[Ilse van den Berg] Twitter has been abuzz in Kenya with news about a woman being attacked and stripped at a bus stop because she was "inappropriately dressed". Subsequently the #MyDressMyChoice hashtag has been trending in Nairobi...

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Tom Jackson
Kenya's internet market recovers lost ground

Kenya's internet market recovers lost ground[Tom Jackson] Kenyan internet subscriptions increased by 1.2 million to 13.1 million between October and December last year, recovering from losing almost one million subscribers during the previous quarter, according to the latest figures from the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK).

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Esther Karuku
Of mobile app success

Of mobile app success[Esther Karuku] According to the 2013 IHS Digital Content Report, worldwide consumer spend on digital movies, games, and apps (applications) grew 30% from 2012 to 2013. In total, global digital spend in 2013 surpassed USD 57 billion.

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Tom Jackson
Safaricom, Kenyan government must meet in the middle

Safaricom, Kenyan government must meet in the middle[Tom Jackson] The growing standoff between Safaricom, Kenya's biggest mobile operator, and the country's Ministry of ICT, led by minister Fred Matiangi, threatens to harm consumers and damage Kenya's economy unless it is solved in an amicable manner.

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Morgan Andayi
Morgan Andayi
[Marketing & Media] The 36 Rules of Social Media
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Nairobi Half Life with Mugambi Nthinga

Nairobi Half Life with Mugambi Nthinga[Carole Kimutai] Nairobi Half Life is a film about a young man going to the city to follow his dream and instead ends up in crime. The film was submitted for an Oscar award. Mugambi Nthinga, one of the cast members speaks to us about Kenya's growing film industry and what the submission means. [video]

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Nairobi Half Life with Tosh Gitonga

Nairobi Half Life  with Tosh Gitonga[Carole Kimutai] Nairobi Half Life is a film about a young man going to the city to follow his dream and instead ends up in crime. The film was submitted for an Oscar award. Tosh Gitonga, director of the film, speaks to us about Kenya's growing film industry and what the submission means. [video]

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Have PR companies killed objectivity?

[Carole Kimutai] A call from a public relations company is every editor's nightmare. Gone are the days when an invite would be sent to your desk and that would be the only communication from a PR agency. These days, an invite (on email or hardcopy) is followed by a phone call seeking confirmation as to whether you will attend the event or you will send a reporter.

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Mobile subscribers in Kenya switched off

[Carole Kimutai] Kenyan mobile operator Safaricom has announced the completion of the switch off exercise for mobile handset owners with fake phones. A statement from the company says it had completed blocking of all counterfeit mobile phone handsets on its network.

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