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The Ongea Music Summit 2016 – Taking Music as a Business

Ongea Music Summit 2016

Ongea Music Summit 2016

Music has always brought people together and starting from 28th-31st January 2016, East Africa’s finest came together at the Sarit Center to showcase their talent and share their experiences in the music industry.

The Ongea Music Summit not only included performances from well-known artists like Sauti Sol, Wyre, and Kidum, but also had less known bands and budding musicians.
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Microsoft launches windows 10 in Kenya

Microsoft Director, Windows Business Division, for West, East and Central Africa, Rotimi Olumide, explains how Windows 10 works.

Microsoft Director for Windows Business Division, West, East, Central Africa and Indian Ocean Islands, Rotimi Olumide

Giant technology firm Microsoft has officially unveiled Windows 10 operating system  in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday.

Microsoft Director for Windows Business Division, West, East, Central Africa and Indian Ocean Islands, Rotimi Olumide said users can take advantage of the free upgrade offer, or purchase a new Windows 10 PC. Continue reading

Jadiah Mwarania: on how Kenya-Re is banking on CSR

By James Ratemo, jratemo@gmail.com

For any company that values its reputation, giving back to the community is key to boosting its brand awareness and cultivating good will among its clientele. Continue reading

AMI, Strathmore launch free online courses for managers and entrepreneurs in Africa

A smartphone

A smartphone

Managers and entrepreneurs in Africa can now gain advanced skills for free.

This follows launch of a free online course courtesy of the African Management Initiative (AMI).

AMI inaugurated the first in a series of free online courses developed with top business schools, aimed at reaching 1 million African managers and entrepreneurs in the next decade. Continue reading

SEACOM wades deeper into Tanzania via CDNetworks

seacomSEACOM is expanding footprint in East Africa with Tanzania being its latest attraction.

The company has deployed CDNetworks content clusters and caching nodes on its Pan-African IP network in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

SEACOM Kenya Country Manager Joseph Muriithi says the nodes will provide for faster download speeds, better user experience and more level playing field in the innovation space for East African internet users. Continue reading

Samsung installs Solar-powered Internet School in Kenya

 

 In its endeavour to develop critical technical and engineering skills across Kenya, Samsung Electronics East Africa on Wednesday churned out 98 graduates from the Nairobi-based Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy.

Samsung take solar powered classroom to Kenya

Samsung Electronics East Africa has launched the first Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) in Kenya in a bid to boost education in remote areas.

The green technology move also aims to address scarcity in the provision of learning material, low electricity connectivity in public schools as well as access to information, communication and technologies (ICTs). Continue reading

Orange launches post-paid Biashara Talk

Orange Kenya ups mission to interlink Kenya with 3G network

Orange Kenya CEO Mickael Ghossein at a past function

Orange Telkom Kenya has launched Biashara Talk, a wireless fixed voice post-paid service targeted at Small office Home office (SoHo) customers and small businesses. Continue reading