British Airways

Safaricom and British Airways launch an initiative to provide international exposure for SME’s

British Airways (BA) and Safaricom have partnered to launch an initiative that will provide international exposure for five business owners in Kenya’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. The Emerging Enterprises Initiative aims at offering SME’s access to international markets or a chance to source their supplies from source markets at the most affordable rates. […]


Chura a Kenyan airtime exchange app wins regional Ericsson innovation award 2015

Team Chura from Kenya, has been selected as the winner of the Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) for sub-Saharan Africa for their App that allows subscribers to switch, buy and cash your airtime across networks in a multi-sim environment. When operational, the app aims to ease movement across networks through services that enable the exchange of […]

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Safaricom Jazz Lounge in December to feature Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown

Safaricom will this December host the latest edition of the Safaricom Jazz Lounge, with highly acclaimed Grammy Award Winners Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown, multiple Grammy Award Nominee Gerald Albright, and fast rising jazz artist Shelea Frazier set to entertain music lovers in Nairobi and Mombasa. The four, who will perform their widely celebrated A […]

Kinobe and Soul Beat Africa performing at The Evening Muse May 2nd 2009

Airtel launches artist management system to support musicians across continent

Airtel Africa, a leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 17 countries across Africa, has announced a new platform to support music artists and promote industry growth across Africa. The Airtel Artist Management System is a new service innovation which will enable upcoming music artists to upload and make available their music to a potential […]


Philips introduces diagnostic device to help prevent childhood pneumonia deaths

On the occasion of World Pneumonia Day, Philips announced the upcoming release of a Children’s Automated Respiration Monitor. This monitor is aimed at helping to improve the diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in low-resource countries, potentially preventing many of the 935,000 childhood deaths caused by pneumonia each year. The Children’s Automated Respiration Monitor has the […]


Nikon expands to the coastal region with the opening of Elite Pro shop

Imaging Solutions Ltd, the official and authorized distributor for Nikon Products in Kenya is pleased to announce the opening of Elite Nikon Pro Shops in Mombasa and Nakuru. Nikon is a Japanese multinational company that specializes in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognized for setting new standards in product […]

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Salima Visram launches solar backpack to help Kenyan school children do their homework

Former Aga Khan Academy- Mombasa Student Salima Visram has become a social entrepreneur with the launch of a crowd-funded Kenyan business. The business is involved in producing school students’ backpacks that create solar lighting for pupils to do their homework. The business, last month, delivered its first 500 back packs in Kikambala Primary School, in […]


Barclays bank launches an agri-business unit

Barclays Bank has unveiled an Agribusiness Unit to provide innovative financial solutions throughout the value chain of Kenya’s agricultural sector. Barclays is a major global financial service provider engaged in personal banking, enterprise, credit cards, corporate and banc assurance. The bank offers end to end financial solutions to retail, enterprise and corporate customers and its […]


Barclays launches “Rise” a new program to accelerate fintech innovation

Africa’s innovators and start-ups will now have the ability to scale their ideas in new markets following the launch of Rise, a physical and virtual community that facilitates collaboration and fintech innovation. Funded by the Barclays Africa group, Rise is ideally positioned to take advantage of technology solutions that are not reliant on physical infrastructure. […]

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Siemens to build 1000 km power link between Kenya and Ethiopia

Global engineering firm Siemens has been appointed in association with Construction Company Isolux Corsan to build a 1,000 KM power line that will transmit 2,000 megawatts (MW) of environmentally friendly hydroelectric energy from Ethiopia to Kenya. This will be one of East Africa’s biggest infrastructure projects. The high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link is scheduled […]

Berlin, neue Total-Tankstelle in der Chaussestrasse, 30.08.2008

Total launches the startupper of the year challenge

Total, a global integrated energy producer and provider, has launched the “Startupper of the year Challenge” which provides a unique and exciting new opportunity for young innovators and entrepreneurs to get recognition, support and assistance in their various projects. Starting your own business can be tough. It takes huge amounts of determination, ambition and discipline. […]

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Always has launched a campaign to inspire confidence in girls

Always has today launched the “Stand Up” initiative in Kenya under the hashtag #AlwaysStandUpKe. The initiative aims at encouraging the Kenyan girl child to stand up for her dreams and aspirations. Kenya’s first marine pilot Elizabeth Marami together with the Kenya women’s basketball captain Silalei Owuor will work together with the Always brand to share […]