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Wharton: UK-Kenya partnership thrives

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International Development Minister James Wharton highlighted UK’s strong partnership with Kenya and impact of UK aid in first official visit During his first visit since his appointment, Minister Wharton, who oversees development aid in Africa, saw how the UK is helping some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in Northern Kenya cope with climate shocks and droughts. He met …

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Microsoft comes on board as the Main Event Partner of the Innovation Africa Summit 2016


“Top Global IT and Innovation Companies converge in Nairobi for this year’s Innovation Africa Summit” NAIROBI, Kenya– AfricanBrains announced today that Microsoft, the worldwide leader in technology and software development, is the Main Event Partner for this year’s Innovation Africa Summit 2016 to be held on the 20th – 22nd September. As the Main Event Partner, Microsoft is looking to …

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Kenya-China joint Sh4 billion partnership


The Government of Kenya and China Road & Bridges Corporations (CRBC) and China Communications and Construction Company (CCCC) have combined a sum of Sh2 billion for the manufacturing of a modern railway training school and a brand new engineering school. The project comes as Kenya prepares for the launch of the Sh327 billion Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) next year. The …

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UK Minister for International Development to visit Kenya

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Minister Wharton, who oversees development aid in Africa, will hold meetings with representatives from national and county government to discuss areas of mutual interest for the UK and Kenya relationship. The UK Minister for the Department for International Development (DFID), James Wharton, will be in Kenya from 10-12 August, on his first visit to Africa in his new role. Minister …

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The first 5,000 laptop devices arrive in Kenya as part of the Digital Literacy Program


It was a big morning for Kenya as they received a Cargo from China containing the 5,000 devices expected for the pilot run of the Digital Literacy program. The gadgets are set to be coming in bulks of 30,000 come September in a bid to promote the Digital Literacy Program (DLP.) Speaking in an interview the Information Communication and Technology …

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Kenya’s DP and China’s VP Meet to Confirm Expansion in Technology and Skills


The China-Kenya bilateral relations have been expanding for over 40 years now. China and Kenya have worked together to move Kenya’s social, economic and ICT development at a rapid pace with numerous exchanges being made all the time. This has been continued during a meeting this week in Beijing, China where Vice President Li Yuanchao and Deputy President of Kenya, …

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Chinese companies discuss and develop business partnerships at Kenya’s Trade Expo

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The China Trade week Expo took place at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi Kenya last week. The three-day event is constructed to provide Chinese companies a unique opportunity to meet, discuss and develop business partnerships with Kenyan business people and the region’s business community in order to cover a wide range of commercial sectors. The Chinese ambassador …

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Kenya-India to build largest cancer hospital in the region

Kenya Monday signed a multi-billion shilling deal with India to build East Africa’s biggest cancer hospital beginning early next year in a move that places healthcare at the centre of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Kenya Monday signed a multi-billion shilling deal with India to build East Africa’s biggest cancer hospital beginning early next year in a move that places healthcare at the centre of diplomatic relations between the two countries. President Uhuru Kenyatta agreed with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fast track construction of the hospital whose establishment was first announced during Mr …

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“Africa’s Official Ministerial Summit” confirms an impressive attendance from Africa to the 2016 Summit to be held in Nairobi

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“With less than 12 weeks to go, Innovation Africa has so far confirmed 17 African ministers and their delegations for the summit” confirmed John Glassey, Managing Director, AfricanBrains. NAIROBI, Kenya – The Innovation Africa Summit 2016; Africa’s leading annual Education and ICT forum is proud to announce that they have to date received confirmations from 17 dignitaries from Africa, attending …

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Aquion Energy and SolarAfrica Deliver Sustainable Off-Grid Solar Power System at Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya

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Loisaba Conservancy Is Now Powered by a Clean Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid That Reduces Their Diesel Use by 95%. Aquion Energy, Inc., manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries and energy storage systems, and SolarAfrica, a leading African Solar Energy Services Company, today announced a newly installed off-grid microgrid at the Loisaba Conservancy, which is a hub for wildlife research and a …

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