TECH STARTUP

Nigeria’s CcHUB fully acquires Kenya’s iHub

Nigeria’s Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) has announced the acquisition of Kenya’s iHub. This is the first time in Africa that a technology hub is acquiring another. Arguably two of Africa’s most reputable and impactful technology hubs, CcHUB and iHub, will now come under one management in this landmark move. Although the cost of the acquisition remains undisclosed, Techpoint has confirmed that it’s a full acquisition. iHub’s team … Continue reading Nigeria’s CcHUB fully acquires Kenya’s iHub

Music

Kenyan Legendary Dancehall Artiste Hardstone Secretly Jets Into The Country

US based Kenyan legendary reggae singer Hardstone is currently in the country. Word on the streets is that the singer was spotted in Ruai and Jerusalem sometime this week. The singer’s mother has confirmed that he jetted into  the country on Sunday and has been laying low because of jetlag. The mother who is jovial for her son’s arrival did not however reveal if his … Continue reading Kenyan Legendary Dancehall Artiste Hardstone Secretly Jets Into The Country

Music

Ethiopia’s Rophnan to play in Kenya

Electronic music fans in Nairobi can look forward to seeing Ethiopian DJ and producer Rophnan at the Alchemist Bar on 14 September 2019. The evening will also feature performances by Kenyan DJ and producer Suraj and DJ B-Town. “I am excited towards this show in Kenya, more than any other country outside Ethiopia,” Rophnan said. “I believe that the musical connection between Ethiopia and Kenya is essential and should be further … Continue reading Ethiopia’s Rophnan to play in Kenya

Kenya

Partnership with Kenyan university will build data science expertise

A collaboration between the University of Bristol’s Jean Golding Institute for Data Science and the Strathmore University Business School in Kenya, will focus on using data science to address contemporary challenges facing Kenya and other African countries. The partnership will involve an exchange of ideas and people between the two institutions, sharing expertise, connecting researchers across disciplines and facilitating research projects. The aim is to … Continue reading Partnership with Kenyan university will build data science expertise

Podcast

21 Kenyan podcasts you should be listening to

Podcasts have certainly become very popular the last two years. Two years ago, in 2017, they might have been only ten or so active Kenyan podcasts. The number has grown steadily and one would be spoiled for choice on the decision of which podcast to subscribe to. Here is a list of fairly recent Kenyan podcasts you need to tune in to. They are quite … Continue reading 21 Kenyan podcasts you should be listening to

Kenya launches digital economy blueprint for Africa at Summit

Kenya on Wednesday launched a digital economy blueprint for Africa, aimed at guiding African countries towards the adoption of digital technologies in order to participate and thrive in the digital global economy. The digital blueprint outlines five pillars for the development of the digital economy, which are digital infrastructure, presence and use of digital services platforms to enable public service delivery, digital business, innovation-driven entrepreneurship … Continue reading Kenya launches digital economy blueprint for Africa at Summit