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    Kenya Airways Launches First Ever Non-stop Flights to the USA

    Kenya Airways to start daily direct flights to the United States in October 2018 after years of being blocked by U.S. authorities over security concerns. Kenya’s national airline, Kenya Airways today marks a great milestone with the launch of a non-stop flight from Nairobi to New York. The national...
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    Kenyan Solar Energy Company M-KOPA Connects 100,000 homes to PAYGO Solar TV

    Kenyan Solar Energy Company M-KOPA has connected 100,000 homes to its pay-as-you-go Solar TV Program. Kenyan solar energy company, M-KOPA announced that it has connected 100,000 homes to solar TVs across the Eastern African Region. The company founded in 2011 by Nick Hughes, Chad Larson, and Jesse Moore in...
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    Lori Systems wins Best of Show at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

    Kenyan based startup, Lori Systems won The Best of Show at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa and headed to San Francisco for Disrupt SF 2018. At the very beginning, there were 15 startups coming from all around Africa. After an incredibly fierce competition in Nairobi, Kenya, here are the winners...
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    Facebook Supports TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

    Facebook gets behind African entrepreneurs in a ‘celebration of tech’ week as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa Showcasing Facebook’s passion for investing in creative, diverse talent across Africa, and nurturing the tech and startup ecosystem, Facebook announces a week-long celebration of activities as part of...
  • Usalama wins HiiL’s Innovating Justice Bootcamp in Nairobi

    Kenya‘s Usalama adjudged winner of this year’s Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice BootCamp in Nairobi.  Usalama, a platform that connects users and emergency service providers including ambulance, security, police and even road-side assistance is the 2017 winner of The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law...
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    Kenyan IT Woman Seeks Job With Impressive Resume on Placard.

    A Kenyan IT Professional has lit the Internet after she was photographed with a placard looking for a job on the streets of Nairobi, Kenya. A Kenyan woman named Claudia Jematia has become an instant online sensation after stepping out to look for a job using one of the...
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    Video: Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma’s Full Speech in Kenya

    China’s Jack Ma announces support for African entrepreneurs, conservation efforts during his visit to Kenya. Earlier in July 2017, the Chinese billionaire and Founder of Alibaba; Jack Ma announced a $10 million fund for young African entrepreneurs building online businesses on the continent. The news came during his well-publicised...
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    Five Kenyan Girls Selected For 2017 Google Technovation Event

    Five Kenyan girls selected for 2017 Google Technovation Event from August 7 -11 in San Francisco, California. Five young girls from Kenya; Stacy Owino, Cynthia Otieno, Purity Achieng, Macrine Atieno and Ivy Akinyi are the only Africans selected to participate in the 2017 Google Technovation Event from August 7...
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    Guest Post: Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists

    Johannesburg-based Broadcaster & Entrepreneur, Andile Masuku shares insights from African Tech Round-up podcast session with Mark Kaigwa and Musa Kalenga on “Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists.” A few weeks ago one of Kenya’s finest digital heads, Mark Kaigwa, joined Musa Kalenga and me on the African...