Friday, February 23, 2018

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Data Bundles by Kenyan Telcos, Who’s the Fairest of them all?

Kenya has one of the highest internet penetration rates in Sub-Saharan Africa according to reports from the Communications Authority of Kenya. We sought to determine which telco offered the most compelling data bundle plans.
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Will Nakumatt Holdings Latest Bet on Tuskys Pay Off?

Nakumatt's move to file with Competition Authority of Kenya to have Tusker Mattresses as its operations manager. seems like the only option left for Nakumatt to regain former glory.

CEO Peter Karimi on mCHEZA’s New Opportunities and Challenges

mCheza CEO Peter Karimi sheds light on the betting firm's new opportunities and challenges as well as industry expectations going forward.
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UNICEF Offers $90,000 Seed Capital for Blockchain Startups

The UNICEF Innovation Fund has announced that it's offering $90,000 in seed capital to blockchain startups in a number of categories including smart contracts, analyzing data, tokens and mining. The deadline for application is on February 28th.
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Kenyan Startups Called to Submit Applications for Nairobi Innovation Week

Kenyan startups still have the chance to submit their applications for the Nairobi Innovation Week before the Jan 31st deadline for this year’s theme...
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Total Commits to Kenya Oil Pipeline After Backing Out Two Years Ago

Total SA has committed to invest an undisclosed amount in the new Ksh. 210 billion Lokichar – Lamu, Kenya oil pipeline after backing out of the venture two years ago.
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Tenderprenuers’ Guide to the 2018 Kenya Draft Budget Policy Statement – Part I

Key focus areas in the manufacturing sectors as presented by the 2018 Draft Budget Policy Statement for Kenyan businesses and tenderpreneurs.

Agriculture is Kenya Economy’s Backbone, and we Need to Innovate

Agriculture is an industry that plays such an important role in Kenya, not much has been done to optimize how it works and scale it to the heights we know it can reach.
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Mobile Money Interoperability is the Biggest Risk to Safaricom Shareholders

The biggest near-term risk to Safaricom’s shareholders is mobile money interoperability which will begin piloting today. In layman’s terms, mobile money interoperability will allow...
Audrey Cheng

The Main Reason Why Majority Of Kenyan Startups Fail

Reason majority of startups in Kenya fail is because they seek investments or grants too early in order to fund operations.