Kenya

Kenya: getting paid to gamble, the esports boom in Kenya

Digital games in Kenya now seem more of a safe bet than actual sporting activities in the East African nation. Electronic sports have also become a huge source of money for young Kenyans. The future of professional sport in Kenya – where some of the world’s best athletes come from …

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The power of mLearning in Kenya

Northampton, MA –News Direct– Qualcomm In 2003, primary education in Kenya became free for all and it became possible for an unprecedented number of young Kenyans to enroll. Although the government has been successful in getting students through school doors, challenges such as the shortage of teachers, high levels of …

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Kenya signs Tokyo 2020 ceremonial kit deal with Safaricom

The Safaricom mobile network has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Kenyan team scheduled to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here. An agreement worth KES 20 million (£ 133,000 / $ 185,000 / € 156,000) has been signed which will go to Kenya’s ceremonial kit. Each member of …

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European financing of solar mini-grids in Kenya – pv magazine International

Some 22 villages in Busia County will receive a total of 7,000 electrical connection points as well as solar-powered street lighting and water services after InfraCo Africa invested $ 4.2 million in the acquisition of 40% of developer Kudura Power East Africa. July 13, 2021 Max Room The International Renewable …

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Kenyan Drake says he can add versatility to Raiders offense

Newcomer to the Las Vegas Raiders, Kenyan running back Drake, knows he won’t go to the main running back position. He knows that running back Josh Jacobs will remain the main defender. But Drake believes he can add versatility to the Raiders offense. “I’m really excited to see how our …

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Nzambi Matee turns Kenya’s plastic waste into building bricks

3 Min reading Kenya’s plastic pollution crisis has reached a tipping point, especially with the western world continuing to export its plastic waste to the African continent. The country is drowning in plastic, from clogged waterways to dangerous landfills, this non-biodegradable material is wreaking havoc in communities. However, a woman …

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Kenya: manufacturers call for accelerated resolution of non-tariff barriers

Nairobi – Manufacturers in Kenya and Tanzania have called for accelerated resolution of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) and revision of the East African Community Common External Tariff (TEC EAC). It was at the Trade Investment Forum on Thursday, hosted by the Kenya Manufacturers Association (KAM) and the Confederation of Tanzanian Industries …

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How to sustainably finance Kenyan startups

Chroniclers How to sustainably finance Kenyan startups Thursday 08 July 2021 By BITANGE NDEMOMore from this author summary Despite the impact of Covid-19 on many businesses in our country, one area in which Kenya has been documented as the leader on the continent is that of startups. Kenya replaces Nigeria, …

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Elephants to be moved from UK zoo to Kenyan wilderness in ‘world first’

(CNN) – An entire herd of elephants from a British zoo will be released into the wild in Kenya, which conservationists have hailed as a world first. The 13 elephants live at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent, southern England, and will be flown over 7,000 kilometers (4,350 miles) to …

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Kenya: Public Universities Best at Evaluating Government Ministries and Departments

Public universities have emerged as the best performers in an assessment of the performance of government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) despite the financial difficulties that most of them go through. Universities dominated “functional categories for Crown corporations” in the 2018/2019 fiscal year, according to a recently released report by …

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