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Jumia Brings Black Friday to Kenya

FYI
Jumia is rolling out its biggest sale and discounts of the year, there will be huge price cuts on a range of products starting from the 24th November in a crazy countdown to the Black Friday of 28th November 2014 the ultimate Black Friday sales day.
  • Nov. 25, 2014
  • Press

The long awaited bypass road to the South coast of Mombasa, is it really going to happen this time?

Business Resources
One Diani based source said: 'If this or previous governments had any true sympathy for this part of the country they would have at least kept this road in better repair but we all know that the coast always came last.'
  • Nov. 25, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Asking Someone Out: Do’s and Don’ts

FYI
You fancy that girl or boy and you’ve got positive vibes from them. Now comes the next big step – asking them out. This can be tricky. What should you say? What shouldn’t you say? What are the golden rules to obey? Read on to find out.
  • Nov. 25, 2014
  • Love Matters

African Icons Come Together to Demand Action on Ebola

FYI
The ONE Campaign has brought together fourteen African artists to pressure African leaders do more – and quickly – to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and take action to strengthen national health systems to prevent and contain future outbreaks.
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Press

Airtel Supports Learning in Schools With Free Internet

Business
Schools to benefit from 24 hour free access to learning through the internet. The beneficiary schools will receive free 24 hour connection and access.
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Press

Share Your Story and Win a Free Ride From Easy Taxi

FYI
Ever found yourself in an awkward position? Share your story on @EasyTaxiKE using #GetMeOutOfHereEasyTaxi and win rides.
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Press

Eating on a Budget!

Food
The middle of the month is a trying time for many, mostly because your needs and wants are measured against how much you can spend until your next pay check. Because of this, hellofood has lined up 7 restaurants that have great food at pocket-friendly prices.
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Angela Mwandanda

Want a Steers’ Burger at JKIA? Not Quite Yet as Court Ruling Leaves Passengers Hungry for Some More Time

Business
Travelers using Kenya’s main international airport Jomo Kenyatta International will have to wait a lot longer before they can sink their teeth into a Steers’ burge
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

ICTS and Governance in East Africa: What Lies Beyond 'The Hype'

Business
For the past year, iHub Research has been conducting a study on the impact of ICTs on governance in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Here are the key findings of particular interest from the three countries.
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Nanjira Sambuli

Are We Ready? Cashless PSV

Business
With 10 days to go until the deadline for implementation of the Cashless PSV system in Kenya, what are the issues at play ?
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Angela Okune

Turkish Moves 2015 Target From Five To Ten New Destination in Africa

Travel
As an airline which arrived on the world stage almost by stealth and has become the carrier with the widest international network, beating the likes of Emirates to that present titl
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Baptism by Fire for New Kenya Airways CEO as AGM Reveals Shareholder Unrest

Business
New CEO Mbuvi Ngunze had to face searching questions by shareholders who saw their fortunes dwindle when shares hit 8.60 KShs this week compared to 14.70 KShs a year ago.
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Thome

Victoria Kimani on Tush Nigeria

Fashion
Tush Magazine dedicates its 9th issue to women as a sign of respect and admiration for the female folk in a feature of two female cover personalities!
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Brew Bistro’s Benu Kundra is Absolut Mixologist of the Year 2014

FYI
In an interesting twist, the top six finalists were granted an automatic entry into the coveted Taste Awards 2015 “Mixologist of the Year” Category.
  • Nov. 24, 2014
  • Wangechi Maina

Bharti Airtel appoints Dr. Titus Naikuni as Chairman, Airtel Kenya

Business
Bharti Airtel have today announced the appointment of Dr. Titus Naikuni as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airtel Kenya.
  • Nov. 21, 2014
  • Press

Say Hello to Ello – The Reason You Might Be Leaving Facebook Soon

Tech Talk
Looking from outside, I don’t see anything not to like about Ello. Everything about it from its eerie smiley face logo to clutter-free design screams fresh. Its creators are looking to wrestle back the ideals of social networking and make it fun again.
  • Nov. 21, 2014
  • Tim Mworia | @timworia

Carpe Diem

The Anonymous Adventurer
So what to seize now? Well there’s this race, it’s in Patagonia which is the eastern bit of the long finger of South America, and it lasts 10 days, oh and you have to sea kayak, trek, mountain bike, carrying everything with you and basically not get lost or killed!
  • Nov. 20, 2014
  • Steven Price

Long-Distance Relationships: Why They Work

FYI
Long-distance relationships doomed to fail? No, says latest research. Lovers who live apart feel closer to each other than lovers who don’t. They work out ways to make communication really count, strengthening their bond in the long run.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Sarah Moses

Top 10 Must Attend Events This Weekend That Do Not Necessarily Involve Clubbing and Drinking

FYI
We have compiled something different, a list of quirky things happening this weekend that don’t necessarily involve clubbing and drinking.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • Damaris Agweyu

Confirmed Games and Venues for 21st and 22nd November 2014

Sports
Find the confirmed games and venues for the Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd November 2014 match days.
  • Nov. 19, 2014
  • KRU