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12 Mar 2019
Five promising start-ups from across Africa, have been chosen as regional winners in MEST Africa’s yearly, Pan-African Pitch Competition.    The winners move a step closer to winning $50,000 in equity investment, a place in the MEST Africa incubator of their choice and global mentorship to help their company scale. Winners will pitch on a…
28 Feb 2019
Suntory Beverage and Food Nigeria Limited (SBFN), has named Anjan Patole as its new Managing Director.    He replaces Gauthier Leveque. Patole joins the company from Sameer Agriculture & Livestock Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya, which he pitched tent with in 2014 as Chief Executive Officer, overseeing seven East African countries.   The new SBFN boss, who…
16 Feb 2019
In line with its expansion project in Africa, Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, has signed 16 new hotel deals across Africa during the last 12 months, doubling their original 2018 target set for the first year of Destination 2022, the company’s five-year strategy. The Group…
13 Feb 2019
John lives and works in Nairobi. He does not have a bank account and he stores any excess cash he has at home, under his mattress. John’s family lives hours away, in rural Kenya. Previously, when his wife unexpectedly needed money, John either had to make the long journey home by bus, or he had…
15 Jan 2019
Five people were killed in an attack on an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi Tuesday, an AFP photographer saw, while a police source said he had seen up to 14 dead. The photographer saw five bodies slumped over tables on a restaurant terrace in the complex, which was hit in an attack claimed…
3 May 2018
The Lagos city of Nigeria, and Nairobi in Kenya, are among the most popular 2018 non-European summer holiday destinations for Brits, according to new research released yesterday.
6 Apr 2018
Uncollected solid waste is one of Nairobi’s most visible environmental problems. Many parts of the city, especially the low and middle-income areas, don’t even have waste...
10 Mar 2018
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on his first-ever Africa tour as Washington's top diplomat, on Saturday cancelled his programme in Kenya because he was feeling unwell, officials said. "The secretary is not feeling well after a long couple days working on major issues back home such as North Korea and has cancelled…
11 Aug 2016
If the beautiful Republic of Kenya is on your list of countries to visit or you have already booked a trip there, there are a good number of sites in Kenya to check out on your next trip there. Below are a few places to visit during your stay there. All with a bit of…
3 Jul 2016
Etisalat Prize for Literature held a series of public literary events in Nairobi, Kenya, between June 15 through June 18, 2016 to promote African literature and celebrate the winner ...
4 Apr 2015
DESIGNERS from the Google’s UX team will be visiting Sub-Saharan Africa to conduct a hands-on user experience masterclasses in Nairobi from April 27 to 28; in Lagos from May 1 to 2; and in Capetown from May 5 to 6. Application for participation closes on April 4.

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