Posts Tagged ‘Nairobi’

Meet the Winners of the Africa Connected Competition

Ghana's Christopher Panford and four other African Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Creatives: Sitawa Wafula (Kenya), Eseoghene Odiete (Nigeria), Eric Obuh (Nigeria) and Eunice Namirembe (Uganda) emerged winners of Google's Africa Connected competition at a ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday. Africa Connected competition was launched to promote inspiring stories of people using the web and Google’s tools in A...

02 Apr 6:06 PM 1 Read More...

Social Media: New Study Shows How Africa Tweets – 2014

Portland Communications - a fast-growing communications and public affairs consultancy  with offices in New York, London and Nairobi analysed geo-located tweets originating from Africa during the final three months of 2013. This is their 2nd study, which dives deeper into Twitter use on the continent, looking at which cities are the most active, what languages are being used the most and what issues are drivi...

31 Mar 12:38 PM 0 Read More...

Ghana’s Slice Biz Among Winners Of The Impact Economy Innovations Fund

Nairobi, February 11th 2014 – The Rockefeller Foundation and the Tony Elumelu Foundation have announced the winners of the Africa Impact Economy Innovations Fund (IEIF). Launched in April 2013 at the Africa Impact Investing Forum supported by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Tony Elumelu Foundation, IEIF provides grant capital for entrepreneurs with projects that create jobs in underserved sectors, ...

11 Feb 6:11 PM 0 Read More...

Twende Twende: The Mobile App That Helps Kenyans Dodge Traffic

Speed Read   Vehicular traffic is estimated to cause loss of US$600,000 a day in Nairobi. A mobile application can send messages to drivers to avoid traffic in the city But a driver and an expert say the government should do more to avoid the menace Nairobi, Kenya: Twende Twende is a mobile application that can send messages to drivers to avoid traffic in the city. It was designed by IBM’s...

22 Jan 1:57 PM 0 Read More...

Ghana Ranked 7th on Mo Ibrahim’s Index of African Governance

The IIAG - the Ibrahim Index of African Governance 2013 has been published in Nairobi. Mo Ibrahim, the founder of the Ibrahim Foundation is monitoring all 54 African countries every year concerning the following parameters: Safety & Rule of Law Participation & Human Rights Sustainable Economic Opportunity Human Development Mauritius scored 82.9/100 coming 1st place on the the IIAG rankings. Ghana...

20 Oct 9:56 AM 0 Read More...
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: