As Kenya prepares to mark her Golden Jubilee on December 12, we are still lagging behind in tackling some of the challenges we face as a country. Freedom of expression as stipulated in Article 34 of our Constitution is under threat. Corruption and cheap politics still reign supreme.
By Oscar Okwaro 9 Dec 2013 09:50
Many a retailer will sing to the tune of "The customer is always right", but not a lot actually live the phrase, much less invest any time or innovation in it. Luckily for you and I, this age of short-term vision is drawing to a close.
By Sindy Peters 5 Dec 2013 10:35
MEF Africa has release its Kenya country report on mobile content and commerce. Despite the impressive growth and countless innovations coming out of Africa, barriers to market entry still exist.
5 Dec 2013 12:28
Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the 2013 Forbes Africa Person of the Year which celebrates the individual who has had the most influence on events of the year gone by.
3 Dec 2013 13:39
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Kenya's president on Wednesday rejected a controversial media bill passed by parliament that critics have slammed as an attempt to muzzle the press.
28 Nov 2013 12:30
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
Thirty minutes was all it took. On Thursday, 31 October, 60 Members of Parliament debated and then passed the highly contentious Kenya Information and Communications (Amendment) Bill, 2013.
15 Nov 2013 11:01
Effective use of data, and predictive analytics, can give businesses a strong competitive advantage, SAS has told the business community in Kenya.
14 Nov 2013 10:02
Woolworths said on Tuesday, 5 November, that it had signed agreements to purchase its franchise businesses in Botswana‚ Namibia‚ Swaziland and Ghana.
By Zeenat Moorad 6 Nov 2013 10:46
TechMtaa reports that StarTimes Media and Equity Bank have partnered to give the bank's customers access to soft loans to enable them to acquire approved digital television set-top boxes from StarTimes.
2 Dec 2013 10:35
Marketing communications agency, Redhouse Advertising, has acquired the TBWA Worldwide license in Kenya.
20 Nov 2013 12:46
Lauren Davis, writing on io9.com, reports that the pilot phase of a Kenyan TV series will be screening at the United States International University at the end of the month. The series focuses on the immigration hurdles of Africans to Europe. What if the reverse were to happen? (video)
20 Nov 2013 10:59
A serious dichotomy is haunting the global economy with millions of unemployed people but also millions of positions which can't be filled due to a lack of suitable skills. Hence a few prevalent truths and trends have become apparent when observing the global employment landscape...
By Francois van Dyk, Issued by Ornico 18 Nov 2013 10:41
The first report of a three-country African Growth Market Study on mobile content and commerce by MEF, shows that Kenyan industry leaders are optimistic about mobile content and commerce revenue growth.
18 Nov 2013 08:13
A proposed new media law in Kenya risks imposing severe financial sanctions against journalists, publishers and broadcasters for breaching a code of conduct, and could even bar journalists from working.
11 Nov 2013 11:12
In partnership with Airtel, Wikipedia and Praekelt Foundation will make Wikipedia Zero available on mobile in Kenya.
8 Nov 2013 08:14
FirstRand's Vumela Enterprise Development Fund has made its sixth investment in online software company, Prefix Technologies, a move which could create over 120 new jobs and enable Prefix to expand in South Africa and other emerging markets.
Issued by Everlytic Kenya 7 Nov 2013 10:50
US tech giant, IBM, has opened its 12th global laboratory and the first commercial technology research facility on the continent conducting both applied and far-reaching exploratory research in Nairobi, Kenya. (video)
7 Nov 2013 09:03
As Samsung's partner in their regional expansion plans, 34 developed Samsung Switch On - a consumer-facing communication platform for Samsung to launch new apps into the pan-African market, by asking consumers to tell them what they wanted most to switch on in their lives.
Issued by 34 6 Nov 2013 10:38
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