Author: Dickson Morande

The University of Nairobi opened its doors to the public for the 9th Open Day. The 3-day event that ran from January 17 to 19, 2019 was held at the Great Court, Main Campus. All colleges and central administration units had set up camp at the event, meeting and engaging both internal and external stakeholders. […]

A delegation of senior administrators from Trent University in Canada opened discussions with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), to explore viable areas of collaboration that will be of mutual benefit to both institutions, Thursday, January 10, 2019. JKUAT Vice Chancellor, Prof. Victoria Wambui Ngumi while welcoming the delegation led by the President […]

MEST Africa has opened applications for its second annual MEST Africa Challenge, a Pan-African pitch competition for tech scale-ups based in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa or Cote d’Ivoire who are ready to expand into new markets. This year’s finalists from each country will attend the MEST Africa Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, June 10-12, 2019, […]

Pop-star Rihanna has taken her father to a US court accusing him of exploiting her name to further his entertainment business. The singer alleges that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner, Moses Perkins, falsely represented their company’s affiliation with her. According to CNN, the suit read “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does […]

Catholic University workers have issued a strike notice beginning January 7 after the lapse of a 21-day notice issued on December 17. In a statement, Kenya Private Universities Workers Union said the strike is due to failure by the management to address issues facing workers. Secretary general Peter Owiti on Friday said they had earlier […]

Bitcoin was a buzzword especially in 2016 – 2018, we saw stories of various individuals who have earned millions of money from buying and selling the currency. This included a school dropout who only invested $12 and became a millionaire and 50 cent who invested in bitcoins and forgot about it. We even did a […]

The World Bank Group’s Identification for Development (ID4D) initiative announced the launch of the Mission Billion Challenge to make the ‘invisible billion’ – the number of people who still cannot prove who they are –, visible.  Mission Billion will crowdsource innovative solutions to strengthen data privacy in digital identification systems and empower users to have greater control of their personal data. […]

An innovative solution to its prepaid subscribers, Telkom Kenya is offering free On-Net calls at specific areas with no restrictions or need to subscribe. The service will serve as one of the telco’s commitment to offering more value for its near 4.2 million active subscribers. “Our customers remain at the heart of what we do […]

Saboti Member of Parliament (MP) Caleb Amisi says he intends to table a bill which would see the government compelled to pay unemployed graduates monthly until they get jobs with the parliamentarian arguing that many jobless graduates are frustrated and some are turning to crime by joining criminal gangs. Amisi says he has drafted a Bill […]

First, we had computers that did an incredible job of making life easier; faster processing of data, presentable results, changing the gaming experiences and general entertainment and lifestyle. Then came smartphones which we’re glued too (my family complains as I’m always consuming content even during lunch). Google became smarter built maps, fitness we pretty much […]


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