Tag : Kenya

Sanaipei Tande, Kavutha to audition ‘amazing voices’ in new talent search show

October 7, 2019 : 13:49 / 0 comments

A Kenyan musical group stands to win Ksh 10 million ($100,000) at Old Mutual’s Amazing voices, a pan-African singing competition to be aired on DStv and GOtv.   The singing competition will premier on …

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App linking truckers and cargo shippers directly launched in Kenya

September 26, 2019 : 14:42 / 0 comments

TAI+, an Estonian based mobile App that enables truckers to connect cargo shippers directly in real time has been unveiled in Kenya. The App will provide cargo stakeholders, with a marketplace that will link …

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Over 5,000 delegates expected to attend the NAIROBI SUMMIT ON ICPD25

September 20, 2019 : 12:59 / 0 comments

The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 is being convened by the governments of Kenya and Denmark, and UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, from 12-14 November 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. This high …

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NIC Bank, Toyotsu Kenya ink financing deal for used vehicles

September 17, 2019 : 12:11 / 0 comments

NIC bank has signed a partnership with Toyotsu Auto Mart Kenya Limited – one of the largest used Japanese cars dealer in Kenya – to finance and enable Kenyans to purchase second-hand vehicles from …

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Three Kenyan Startups get chance to showcase at 2019 Oslo Innovation Week

June 13, 2019 : 11:25 / 0 comments

Three local startups have been selected for a fully funded trip by ICT Norway to showcase at the Oslo Innovation Week in Norway where they will have an opportunity to get funding that will …

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Five Local Startups in Housing Sector Secure Ksh 5 Million Investor Funding

May 27, 2019 : 8:17 / 0 comments

Five local business start-ups under the ShelterTech Kenya Accelerator Program have each secured Ksh5 Million funding following successful pitching to local and international investors. The five start-ups, out of the 15 that pitched proved …

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Government endorses, pledges support to startups enabling body launched in Kenya

May 22, 2019 : 12:37 / 0 comments

The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Industry Trade and Cooperatives has backed the launch of Association of Startups and SMEs enablers of Kenya (ASSEK); the body that brings together start-ups and SMEs …

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Kenyan Chef looking to break Guinness World Record

May 13, 2019 : 13:52 / 0 comments

Pwani Oil will officially sponsor Mombasa based Chef Maliha Mohammed who has been nominated by the Guinness World Record to attempt to break the world record for most hours spent cooking. The sponsorship will …

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Government Commits to Address Forced Displacement and Migration Challenges

May 9, 2019 : 9:16 / 0 comments

The government’s specialized institution on migration – Kenya Institute of Migration Studies (KIMS) – is finally operational having admitted its first students drawn across the IGAD member states region. Speaking at the opening of …

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IGAD, FAO warn of looming food insecurity due to forecasted rainfall deficits

April 17, 2019 : 14:24 / 0 comments

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in conjunction with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has foreseen a high risk of worsening food insecurity in parts of Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia …

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