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Pay as you go solar power
Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Solar Freedom Africa is another PAYG energy startup making waves in this critical sector in Africa...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

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Angaza Boma bringing solar TVs to rural Kenya

Angaza Boma is rolling out solar television systems in rural Kenya...

By Tom Jackson 8 Sep 2016

Flare app
Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

By Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016

African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech
African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech

Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses...

By Tom Jackson 10 Dec 2015

The initiative provides an audio-based mobile training course targeting front line health workers (FLW) to help them deliver life-saving information, and is also aimed at helping pregnant women and their families prepare for the unexpected and potentially deadly situations that can arise in child birth.
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014

Media houses fail to popularise national anthem
Media houses fail to popularise national anthem

Media owners and managers in Uganda have been asked to popularise the national anthem on a daily basis, as part of preparations to mark Uganda's golden jubilee independence anniversary on Tuesday, 9 October 2012.

By Walter Wafula 8 Oct 2012

Kenya Airways to participate in EU environment trading scheme

Kenya's national airline, Kenya Airways has been approved by the United Kingdom (UK) Environment Agency to participate in the European Union Environmental Management Program, through a legally binding initiative known as the European Union Environment Trading Scheme (EU-ETS).

By Carole Kimutai 26 Jan 2010

East Africa CSR Awards scheduled for May

The first East African CSR Awards in partnership with the East African Business Council (EABC), will be launched and open for entries on 15 February 2010. The awards will take place on the evening of 5 May 2010 during the World Economic Forum Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

By Carole Kimutai 20 Jan 2010

The head, heart and hand of branding
The head, heart and hand of branding

The brand new world created by globalisation, informed citizenry and consumer's demand for brand experience presents a challenge for global brands to balance their aggressive marketing campaigns with social responsibility.

By Thabani Khumalo 15 Oct 2009

EABL to launch CSI program

East Africa Breweries (EABL), through its corporate social investment division - EABL Foundation, has confirmed plans to step up environmental promotion and awareness programs in four East African countries.

By Carole Kimutai 8 Oct 2009

Kenyan companies awarded for CSR initiatives

The first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Kenya Awards will be held in June 2010. Companies will be awarded for outstanding, innovative and world-class products, services and projects that create a high social and environmental benefit for the community and the business.

By Carole Kimutai 29 Jul 2009

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