Eileen Ambasa: The cofoundHER Interview

Three years after graduation and with a one year old baby in tow, Eileen Ambasa got interested in Information Technology (IT). Seeing the opportunities it could open up in her career, Eileen decided to learn IT basics. So, she enrolled in ACWICT, a college that teaches IT essentials to young girls in partnership with Samsung, […]

Caroline Mtongolo of Zoi Investment: The cofoundHER interview

A Chemistry graduate from the University of Nairobi, Caroline Mtongolo is the co-founder of Zoi Investment Limited, a company focused on investing in the agribusiness industry in Kenya. With her cofoundher, Waithera Macharia, their aim is to make Zoi Investment a leader in the agribusiness industry in Kenya by providing profitability, quality and alternative products that will contribute […]

London Stock Exchange (LSE) to foster dual listings with West African regional exchange

by Rachel Ogbu New reports claim the London Stock Exchange (LSE) is hoping to encourage more dual listings with the West African regional exchange. Already the LSE has partnership agreements with exchanges in Morocco, Mozambique, Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria and Ibukun Adebayo, co-head of emerging markets at the LSE Group has said that the LSE wants to attract […]

#Under30: Evans Wadongo, Co-Founder of GreenWize Energy

by Rachel Ogbu 29 years old  Evans Wadongo is a Kenyan engineer, the Co-Founder of GreenWize Energy Ltd, the Executive Director and Founder of SDFA-Kenya, and one of CNN’s top ten heroes of 2010. Sustainable Development For All-Kenya narrates his story: The project was born out of Evans Wadongo’s personal experience growing up in rural […]

Kenya gets first 4G Internet services via Safaricom

by Rachel Ogbu Fourth-generation (4G) Internet service has arrived Kenya and it’s there to stay. Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecoms phone firm in the country is working with the government to use the high-speed broadband network as a medium to increase economic growth to from currently three to 10 percent in 2017. Within the next 36 months, Safaricom’s newly […]

Gunmen massacre Christians at Kenyan quarry

Agbela Jessica The attackers separated Muslims from non-Muslims and shot the Christians dead, residents said. Earlier, one person was killed in a bar popular with non-Muslims in a neighbouring district. Islamist militants from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group killed 28 people in an attack on a bus targeting non-Muslims in the same area last week. The […]