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Women entrepreneurs thriving in a village where men are banned (VIDEO)

Broadly recently reported an inside story about Kenya’s all female village, known as Umoja, in Samburu, Northern Kenya
Mar 05, 2016
2015 was the year everything tried to be smart, including Barbie. Photo credit: Mattel

What was 2015 ‘the year of’ in tech? Geektime writers weigh in

Gabriel Avner, Gedalyah Reback, Laura Rosbrow-Telem, and Alex Lazear explain what they think were the big themes in tech in 2015
Dec 30, 2015

Why are Kenyans not downloading apps made in Kenya?

Why are so many Kenyan apps more popular abroad than at home?
Oct 24, 2015
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Health

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Israeli startup SightDx is developing a portable malaria detector

To do so, it will partner with the US military in Kenya
Nov 03, 2016

How cell phone data in Kenya could predict rubella outbreak

A Princeton-based research team found epidemics could be tracked through calling patterns
Aug 31, 2015

Ampion, Merck accelerator to foster health-tech startups in Africa

This newly launched health-tech accelerator hopes to bring Africa's most innovative startups to life, helping them tackle some of the continent's most disturbing [Read More...]
Aug 02, 2015
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Industry

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Innovation

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Israeli startup SightDx is developing a portable malaria detector

To do so, it will partner with the US military in Kenya
Nov 03, 2016

Why are Kenyans not downloading apps made in Kenya?

Why are so many Kenyan apps more popular abroad than at home?
Oct 24, 2015

Internet

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Mobile

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News

President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, receiving Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu at the start of his three-day State Visit in the country. Photo credit: Twitter

This is why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trending in Kenya

The prime minister is in the country for a three-day visit - but it's not all praise on social media
Jul 05, 2016
Product Manager, Microsoft Mobile, Mr. Kingori Gitahi, addresses journalists and bloggers during a media round-table to launch Microsoft Swahili Translator in Nairobi. Photo Credit: Microsoft / Techweez

Swahili is the first native African language on Microsoft Translator

Newly added language will allow for better communication, from elections to emergency situations.
Oct 23, 2015

Kenyan bitcoin startup wins $100K Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant

Bitsoko recently won a Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This is what it plans to do with the funding
Jul 19, 2015
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Social Media

President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, receiving Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu at the start of his three-day State Visit in the country. Photo credit: Twitter

This is why Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trending in Kenya

The prime minister is in the country for a three-day visit - but it's not all praise on social media
Jul 05, 2016

95% of Kenyan Facebook users access it on mobile daily

The company just announced that there are 120 million active Facebook users in Africa as of June - here are the full details
Sep 14, 2015

Venture Capital

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Accelerators

Village Capital and Gearbox partner to launch first hardware accelerator program in Africa

Applications have opened for Village Capital and Gearbox's first hardware accelerator program.
Aug 14, 2015

Education

These four entrepreneurs are still in high school, but they plan to eradicate malaria from Africa

Citi and Junior Achievement Kenya launch crowdfunding campaign for a sugar and yeast-based mosquito trap
Apr 27, 2015

Women in tech

Photo Credit: Broadly. / YouTube

Women entrepreneurs thriving in a village where men are banned (VIDEO)

Broadly recently reported an inside story about Kenya’s all female village, known as Umoja, in Samburu, Northern Kenya
Mar 05, 2016