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Rehabilitation of Kalimani Earth Dam

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The Government of Japan has been providing funds to local non-profit organizations through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since 1989. Today, the Presentation of Special Seedlings for a GGP project “The Project for the Rehabilitation of Kalimani Earth Dam” was held in Kalimani Location, Matinyani Division, Matinyani District, Kitui County. The Grant Contract of this project …

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British Secretary of State for International Development visits Kenya

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Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development, The Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, has finished a two day visit to Kenya to discuss two key UK-Kenyan strategic objectives: the handling of refugees and UK support for Kenya’s rapidly growing economy. Following the UK’s ground-breaking approach to protracted refugee crises, the Secretary of State met the Kenyan Government to discuss the …

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Ingenico Group deploys a cashless Revenue Collection solution in Kenya


Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING) (, the global leader in seamless payment, deployed, jointly with its local partner Tracom, a Revenue Collection solution in the County of Nyeri in Kenya. This initiative was sponsored by Equity Bank and reinforces the emerging cashless-based culture by collecting County fees such as parking, land rates, business permits, market stall fees through electronic …

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Innovation Africa 2016: Kenyan Cabinet Secretary Confirms Official & Exclusive Patronage

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Bringing Together Africa’s Leading Decision Makers AfricanBrains is proud to announce the 6th Innovation Africa Summit and is delighted to confirm official patronage from the Government of Kenya. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has enthusiastically endorsed the summit to take place from 20th to 22nd September 2016 at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. In his patronage letter addressed to John Glassey, MD …

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Assistant Secretary Malinowski Travels to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya


Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will travel to Ethiopia to meet with government officials. This is part of the continued follow-up on President Obama’s July visit to Addis Ababa. On March 30-31, Assistant Secretary Malinowski will meet with government officials and civil society groups in Rwanda to discuss media freedom, regulations governing NGO …

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Zebrajobs launches Kenya’s 1st Virtual Job Fair

zebrajobs today announces it is launching the first ever Virtual Job Fair in Kenya, going live on May 27, 2016. The interactive digital job fair aims to support the recruitment needs of businesses, multinational companies, government and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Kenya by reducing the limitations of traditional recruitment methods and making the process more streamlined and dynamic through the …

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Samsung sets up digital villages in Kenya, Tanzania


Samsung Electronics Africa will build digital villages in Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania as part of its corporate social responsibility. At these villages, community members can access educational and health services. peaking at the 2016 Samsung Africa Forum, Abey Tau, Corporate Citizenship and Public Affairs Manager, said: “We felt it was important to use our technology to give back to society.” …

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Facebook Kicks Off Global Effort on Womens Safety in Kenya


Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) ( a Women’s Safety roundtable in Kenya on February 10 with participants from NGOs academia women’s rights groups and safety organisations from Kenya and across Sub-Saharan Africa to highlight how the community can work together to create a harassment-free online environment where everyone can feel safe to share and interact. The roundtable coincided with Safer Internet Day (February …

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Intel collaborates with UoN to launch IoT tech incubation lab

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Intel Corporation has partnered with the University of Nairobi’s Innovation Hub to launch a tech incubation program aimed at accelerating innovation in Kenya. The Innovation hub, which will be under Computing for Development Lab(C4DLab), serves as a multi-disciplinary technology hub and incubates technology-driven startups from inception through to growth. The project is conceived under the custodian program of Africa Technology …

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Kenya has second most developed retail sector in Africa

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Kenya has been ranked as having the second most developed retail sector in Africa as increased urbanisation fuels investment of billions of shillings worth of modern shopping malls. According to London-based consultancy Oxford Business Group, Kenya is second to South Africa and doubles Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, in the level of development of its formal retail shopping system. “2015 saw …

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