[Column] James Ngunjiri: What Makes Nairobi the Only African City in Global Investors' Top Five Watchlist
Nairobi is on the global watchlist of top five fast modernising cities that are attracting new global business on growing realisation that big companies cannot operate from one sub-Saharan location in South Africa.
Mobile health wallet M-Tiba has registered 45,000 people and signed up 60 healthcare providers after the mobile app was launched 10 months ago.
Over 500 participants from government, business, academia, NGOs and the United Nations family are meeting in Nairobi this week to formulate and optimize human capacity building strategies for the ICT sector
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Kenya this week on his first trip to Africa, using his time in the country to visit the iHub technology hub in Nairobi, meet with developers and partners, and explore how the country's pioneering mobile money ecosystem is evolving.
Yamaha Motor has announced its participation in the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), held in Nairobi, Kenya on August 27-28, 2016.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited has announced the launch of a bold, new Access to Medicines (AtM) strategy, aimed at increasing access to its innovative and potentially life-saving medicines for patients with some of the highest unmet medical needs
Philips Showcases Innovations that will shape the Future of Healthcare at the Innovation Experience 2016 in Nairobi
Around the globe, disruption, innovation, and the rapid pace of technological development is reshaping consumer experience, as well as the operating environment for organisations of all sizes and within every industry
More than one million trips have been made using Uber since our launch in Kenya’s capital in January 2015. Added together, that’s roughly eight million kilometers, or enough to go to the moon and back ten times.
The first BBROOD bakery and bread shop in Kenya will officially open on May 7th in Nairobi. The Dutch bakery chain is already operating in Uganda and Rwanda. BBROOD is very excited about its expansion to Kenya, East-Africa’s largest economy. The company aims to open four different shops before the end of the year.
Azuri Technologies is pleased to announce the creation of Azuri East Africa, based in Nairobi, to consolidate its growing presence in the region. Azuri has appointed mobile industry leader and former Regional CFO of Eaton Towers, Snehar Shah, to lead its East Africa operations.
Google in SubSaharan Africa has launched its massive #digitalskills4Africa training programme in Nairobi, Kenya with an aim to enroll and equip more than a million young Africans with free digital skills.
fastjet has increased the number of flights on its route between Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Nairobi in Kenya in response to strong passenger demand.
The Future City of Africa, a new conference in Nairobi, June 2016, explores the potential of African cities to rethink the city concept and take the lead globally in designing the future city.
Google organized a Hangout session on ‘getting started with AdSense’ for bloggers and website publishers in Africa. The event which streamed live last Tuesday sought to explain to the digital publishing community the immense opportunities for using Google’s AdSense.
Merck, a leading science and technology company, announces the start of its equity-free accelerator program for digital health startups in Nairobi, Kenya.
Merck has expanded its digital health accelerator programme, opening it up in the first country outside its home territory of Germany.
Ace Associates , A member firm of McMillan Woods Global announce the Incorporation of J M Njoya & Associates – Certified Public Accountants into Ace Group of Professional Services Firms.
Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) is set to sell two of its B777-200(ER)s to US ACMI/charter specialist Omni Air International (OY, Tulsa Int'l) with deliveries scheduled for later this quarter.
fastjet’s inaugural flights from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi, Kilimanjaro to Nairobi, and Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar all took off on Monday 11 January 2016, marking an important milestone in fastjet's international and domestic route expansion.
Trainers from the UK Department for Transport have been in Kenya during November to deliver aviation security training courses to Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) supervisors and other key airport security personnel, including the Police and the Military.
Boyden, a global leader in executive search with more than 70 offices in over 40 countries, today announced that the firm has opened a new office in Nairobi, Kenya, further expanding its presence to a third region in Africa.
AFRAA is the trade association for airlines from the member states of the African Union and has its headquarters in Nairobi.
The Kenyan government has signed a $600 million syndicated medium term loan facility with Citi, Standard Bank and Standard Chartered Bank who have been mandated to be the main underwriters.
Kenya’s premier conference and meeting facility in the heart of the capital Nairobi - the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, and national airline Kenya Airways, last week signed an extensive Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting the country as a key African MICE destination.
Property developer Home Afrika re-priced its 500 million corporate bond to make it Kenya’s highest paying coupon bond. The significant rise in coupon rate of the 5-year bond from 13.5% to 17% is set to increase the company’s financing cost