Africa: Star Times expands into Africa after completion of headquarters in Kenya

Star Times in Kenya a job creation to native Africans (photo courtesy)

Star Times one of the biggest suppliers of digital modems plans to venture into a major expansion of its services in Africa after completion of its headquarters in Nairobi Kenya. Speaking to this reporter in her office in Beijing the company’s Vice President Ms. Quo Ziqi boasted that her company has registered major success in China and now it is the time for other consumers in partner states of Africa to enjoy the same services.

Publish Date: Tuesday, April 26th 2016 | Read Comments

The new African language helping to heal tribal division

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A new African language is helping to reduce tensions and bring young people together in areas previously torn apart by tribal violence. And academics are so impressed by the language’s potential that a social media platform promoting it will form the subject of a major presentation at this year’s eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference on technology-assisted learning, training and development.

Publish Date: Monday, May 18th 2015 | Read Comments

IRN to Launch East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum on the 4th-5th of February 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya

The Global Summits Organiser, IRN, is delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum, the latest addition to the company’s security portfolio, taking place on 4-5th February in Nairobi, Kenya. Although in the last half-decade a number of East African countries have emerged as global energy frontiers, and consequently the region is increasingly attractive to major IOCs, there are a number of specific security challenges which may hamper East Africa booming oil and gas industry. The East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum, taking place on the 4th and 5th February 2015 in... Continue Reading

Publish Date: Sunday, October 5th 2014 | Read Comments

Barclays Bank Kenya and Ideanomics Global collaborate to host the prestigious 2nd Women in Leadership Africa Forum & Awards in Kenya

9th September 2013, Kenya – Barclays Bank Kenya Ltd and IDEANOMICS Global have joined hands to commend influential women leaders from East Africa, all under under one roof, at the innovational 2nd Women in Leadership Africa Forum & Awards 2013 (WILA). The stellar event (a vision conceptualized by IDEANOMICS Global), which is fast becoming an ideal platform for women in leadership from various regions in Africa, is taking place at the grand InterContinental Nairobi, Kenya, on 18th and 19th September 2013. “As Barclays Bank, we are proud to be associated with the Women in Leadership Africa Forum & Awards (East... Continue Reading

Publish Date: Tuesday, September 10th 2013 | Read Comments

Kenya: Twenty finalists emerge in $1 million story challenge

Nairobi, Kenya July 23, 2013 – Twenty journalists have been shortlisted as finalists in the $1 million African Story Challenge, a new programme of reporting grants to encourage innovative, multi-media storytelling that aims to improve the health and prosperity of Africans. The two-year project encourages journalists to experiment with new content ideas and ways to engage audiences through mobile technology, social media and other innovative tools. It also aims to spur compelling, analytical, investigative and data-driven stories that lead to better policies, increase transparency and hold officials accountable. In all, 315 entries from across the continent were screened by a technical review panel that... Continue Reading

Publish Date: Thursday, July 25th 2013 | Read Comments