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Sudan and South Sudan sign a deal to resume oil exports

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Sudan's President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir, left, and South Sudan President Salva Kiir shake hands Thursday at a signing ceremony after the two countries reached a deal on economic and security agreements in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sudan’s President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir, left, and South Sudan President Salva Kiir shake hands Thursday at a signing ceremony after the two countries reached a deal on economic and security agreements in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Oil exports are set to resume from Sudan and South Sudan after their leaders signed trade and security agreements Thursday aimed at ceasing hostilities and. 

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Germany eyes booming Kenyan market

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Kenya’s economy is booming, now German companies want to jump on the train. For the first time they can meet at the German-Kenyan Economic Forum in Nairobi. When foreign investors talk about Kenya, they generally don’t mean just one country. That’s because Kenya acts as an entry point for investors to the entire East African region. Kenya is strategically located, and. 

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SEACOM supports KINU with Internet Capacity to stimulate local ICT Growth and Development in Tanzania

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Pan-African ICT enabler SEACOM has made a generous commitment to provide KINU – a Tanzanian non-profit ICT innovation hub- with 30mb of free Internet capacity for a one year period. This will assist with improving the speed and quality of KINU’s Internet connectivity, which will in turn improve the efficiency of the start-up ICT enterprises they develop. ‘SEACOM has decided to support. 

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Firms unveil new apps for mobile cash transactions in Kenya

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Kenya is inching closer to becoming a cashless society as software companies drive the shift into mobile payment platforms in daily financial transactions. Consumers are spoilt for choice as various tech companies roll out new mobile payment and money transfer solutions. The most recent product in the market is Elma, launched last week by software company Craft Silicon. Elma is a mobile. 

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Kenyans take to social media on phone switch-off (#LazimaItazimwa)

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Kenyans on Wednesday took to social media platforms with hilarious comments on the expected switching off of counterfeit handsets at the end of this week by the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK). The communications regulator is on Sunday expected to switch off thousands of counterfeit handsets countrywide. After a press conference today where mobile phone operators committed to. 

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Faceebook Groups Adds Dropbox Integration

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Now if you want to share files with friends via Facebook Groups, you can do so via Dropbox. “When the owner of the file makes updates, those updates will also be shared back to the group. And, just like other posts to Facebook Groups, people can like or comment on the content,” a Facebook representative told Mashable. Since edits are shared directly back to the group, the functionality. 

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Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji talks about her multimillion naira blogging business.(VIDEO)

By admin | On Tue, Sep 25th, 2012 - No Comments »
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Did you know? Linda Ikeji‘s blog is a multi-million Naira business. She started off as a career model from about 1998-2006 but stopped because she felt she was too old for the business. Her first encounter of a blog was on Bella Naija when an article about her was a feature; she quickly became a regular reader after that and fell in love with the interactive nature of the platform. She. 

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Kenyan Tent maker spots lucrative business in house cleaning

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As his peers look forward to one day running a business that best suits their profile, Erick Kinoti, 28, opted for a cleaning services venture as soon as he spotted a business opportunity. According to Kinoti, busy professionals who spend most of their time in offices often retire to untidy houses after work, making their experience in the house agonising. He too, had a similar experience. 

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MySpace announced its fourth major redesign

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Ailing social network MySpace has announced its fourth major redesign as it seeks to regain relevance in the face of falling numbers. The site, now part-owned by Justin Timberlake, aims to focus more on music and offer deeper integration with Facebook and Twitter. But it faces stiff competition from online platforms offering to connect artists and fans. According to measurement firm comScore,. 

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Kenya tops Africa’s tourism boards

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The Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) has been voted Africa’s leading tourism board, positively propelling the country’s image globally as a tourism destination. Kenya’s coveted position came after a hotly contested voting by travel agents across the globe which has been going on for the last one year and culminating into last week’s 19th World Travel Awards held at Beach Turks and Caicos. 

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Nairobi Half Life Film is submitted for OSCARS

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The hot selling Nairobi Half Life film entered for the 85th Academy Awards The recently released Nairobi Half Life film will compete with other films from around the globe  submitted for The 85th Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS – better known as The Oscars) in the “Best Foreign Language Film” Category. The film, a Ginger Ink Films production, features local cast. 

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Akon To Perform In Nairobi in October 2012

By admin | On Tue, Sep 25th, 2012 - No Comments »
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Word on the street has it that American singer and rapper Akon will be headed to Nairobi this coming month for a spectacular show which is set to make his fans super excited. It’s unconfirmed exactly what the show will be called or who’s behind the organization, but the singer just made the announcement on his official Facebook page earlier today, creating an event for the 28th of October. 

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Kenyan MPs visit Nigeria oil fields

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Kenyan lawmakers have finished up a three-day tour of the oil production facilities in Nigeria, where they learnt tips on how to effectively prepare the country to handle oil and gas resources. The study tour was meant to help the lawmakers keep abreast with practical means of lawmaking following the discovery of oil and gas resources in Turkana and other parts of the country, as they prepare. 

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Telkom Kenya raises data spend, cuts focus on voice

By admin | On Tue, Sep 25th, 2012 - No Comments »
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Telkom Kenya will reduce the pace of investment on the voice business as it invests the bulk of Sh7.1 billion in data in the race to return the previously State-owned firm to profitability. Mickael Ghossein, the CEO of Telkom, said that the firm would partner with various content providers and local universities to develop software applications that its subscribers can use to conduct. 

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Kenyan Student sees money spinning venture in the despised cactus

By admin | On Tue, Sep 25th, 2012 - No Comments »
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Mr Nelson Mutwa, a food scientist, has had a love affair with cacti for quite some time now. The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology graduate who has produced juices, concentrates, jam, and marmalade from the plant wants to invest more in research on the plant to help people understand and exploit its commercial value. Mr Mutwa said that he plans to train farmers, supply.