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Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua dies

Nyeri Governor, Nderitu Gachagua has died at Royal Marsden Hospital in London while undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer, becoming the first governor to die while in office. The Governor, born on July 29, 1953, had traveled to London for treatment where he succumbed. The family had earlier dispelled rumors of ...

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GSMA report stimulates digital economies

The GSMA on Wednesday launched a new report that encourages governments to pursue policies that encourage investment and promote development of digital economies, building an inclusive digital future for their citizens. The report, “Embracing the Digital Revolution: Policies for Building the Digital Economy,” developed in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group ...

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Samsung firms quest to deepen access to education

Samsung has reiterated its commitment to advance access to technology in education across Africa. Speaking at the Samsung Africa Forum 2017 that brings together all Pan African partners, Jung Hyun Park, Managing Director, Samsung Electronics East Africa said in today’s digital era, any community, especially in disadvantaged areas, would benefit from hands-on experience with ...

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Huawei banks on dual camera to drive GR5 sales in Kenya

Huawei Mobile Kenya has launched its advanced dual camera device, Huawei GR5 2017 at it seeks to grow its market share from the current 14%.  This year, Huawei Mobile Kenya intends to leverage its performance and grow local sales by 50% by introducing more innovative products. The GR5 2017 is the ...

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Kilimall signs up Aramex to strengthen delivery for e-shoppers

Kilimall has signed a partnership with Aramex, the global logistics and transport services provider, to enhance its delivery services countrywide to meet the growing demand for its products. Under the partnership, Aramex will provide a full range of last-mile delivery solutions to Kilimall’s online shoppers in various parts of the ...

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Want to work for Safaricom?

Safaricom has announced that it will be taking 63 university students under its 2017 technology internship programme. This year’s intake will target at least 40 female interns and four positions for persons living with disabilities, while the remaining 19 positions will be open to male interns. Beginning this year, the ...

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Resolution bets on marine cover

Resolution insurance has launched a marine insurance cover dubbed ‘Resolution Marine Cargo’. Speaking during the launch in Mombasa, Resolution Insurance Group Chief Executive Officer  Peter Nduati said the launch is in line with the insurer’s business strategy on financial inclusion and deepening insurance penetration. “Resolution marine insurance will ease safety ...

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LG showcases premium products

LG has embarked on its premium product line-up at the company’s annual two-day innovation event – InnoFest 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. This year’s event has attracted over 250 retailers, partners and customers from across the Middle East and Africa (MEA), presenting a crucial platform for reiterating LG’s position in the ...

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KQ, KTB back SportPesa All-Stars team

SportPesa has partnered with Kenya Airways and the Kenya Tourism Board in support of All-Stars team that will be travelling to England on Wednesday February 22nd this year for the English Premier Soccer friendly match. The match scheduled for 27th  February next week at KCOM Stadium in the UK  will see the English ...

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Equity Bank enters Zanzibar

Equity Bank has commissioned its newest branch in the coastal city of Zanzibar as it seeks to deepen its presence East Africa. The Zanzibar branch brings to 14 the number of Equity branches in Tanzania and is part of the bank’s planned regional expansion. It is also aligned to the Zanzibar government’s ...

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