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Kenya Chamber Of Mines Hosts The Largest And Only International Hybrid Conference In The Eastern Africa Extractive Industry – 2021

Eastern Africa Mining and Energy Conference (EAMEC) that will take place from 12th – 14th October 2021 at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi  Kenya is Eastern Africa’s largest and only international and local Mining and Energy forum designed to converge key players in the mining, oil and gas sectors for focused dialogue exploring the immense …

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Empowering Women In Kenya Through Technology

The digital economy is rapidly growing, more so in African countries where traditional job opportunities are scarce and unemployment continues to climb. For example, apps like Uber can enable economic revival while providing earnings opportunities to drivers with enhanced features, unique partnerships and structured support during these uncertain times.  More importantly, ridesharing has allowed women …

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Jiji To Welcome Cars45 Users In Africa

Jiji, the largest online marketplace in Africa, has reached an agreement to merge operations with the leading used car sales platform Cars45, creating a new and leading pan-African car buying and selling business.  Jiji, supported by Lemma.Group, and Cars45 today announced that both companies had reached an agreement, under which they will merge their operations …

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Africa’s Hidden Victims: Pandemic Triggered Hunger, as Food Aid Fell Prey to Power Politics and Corruption

Africa’s Hidden Victims: Pandemic Triggered Hunger,as Food Aid Fell Prey to Power Politics and Corruption By  Linus Unah, Sally Hayden, Maurice Oniang’o and Patrick Egwu Africa’s Hidden Victims was produced and co-published in collaboration with Journalists for Transparency, a project of Transparency International, and is being co-published with 100Reporters and Africa.com. When government leaders across Africa began …

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Africa’s Hidden Victims: Healthcare Workers Struggled Amid Lack of PPE, Salary Delays and Disappearing Hardship Pay

Africa’s Hidden Victims: Healthcare Workers Struggled Amid Lack of PPE, Salary Delays, and Disappearing Hardship Pay By Patrick Egwu, Linus Unah, Sally Hayden, and Maurice Oniang’o Africa’s Hidden Victims was produced and co-published in collaboration with Journalists for Transparency, a project of Transparency International, and is being co-published with 100Reporters and Africa.com. Every morning during the coronavirus …

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Africa’s Hidden Victims: Pandemic Prompted Surge in Police Brutality

Africa’s Hidden Victims: Pandemic Prompted Surge in Police Brutality By Sally Hayden, Maurice Oniang’o, Linus Unah and Patrick Egwu WARNING: The content you are about to see contains some graphic images and some viewers may find them disturbing.   Africa’s Hidden Victims was produced and co-published in collaboration with Journalists for Transparency, a project of Transparency International, …

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Kenya’s Dryland Farmers

Kenya’s Dryland Farmers Embrace Regenerative Farming to Brave Tough Climate

It is an uncommon occurrence to see farms with flourishing healthy crops in Kenya’s semi-arid Makueni County. But in Kithiani village, Justus Kimeu’s two-acre piece of land stands out from the rest. After embracing the regenerative agriculture (RA) technique, the 52-year-old farmer is looking forward to a bumper harvest of maize as all his neighbours …

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Mastercard Unveils New Carbon Calculator Tool For Banks In Kenya And The Region

New Mastercard feature enables banks to equip people with carbon footprint data and insights about environmental impact Recent research by Mastercard revealed 92% of adults in Kenya are willing to take personal action to combat environmental and sustainability issues Amidst the growing trend toward eco-conscious spending and consumption among people who want to pursue more sustainable …

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The Adolescent Girl Holds the Key to Kenya’s Economic Transformation and Prosperity

Teenage pregnancy in Kenya is a crisis of hope, education and opportunity. The countdown to a New Year has begun. Can 2019 be a year of affirmative action to ensure hope and opportunity for Kenya’s adolescent girl? Consider this. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says that when a young adolescent girl is not married during …

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Mastercard New Payments Index: Consumer Appetite For Digital Payments Takes Off In Kenya

·       99% of consumers in Kenya are considering emerging payments such as biometrics, digital currencies and QR code, in addition to Contactless, according to the Mastercard New Payments Index ·       96% of Kenyan consumers have access to more ways to pay compared to this time last year  ·       81% of consumers in Kenya say digital payments methods help them …

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