Design 2 Transform (D2T) is a training initiative for young developers in web/app development, social media management and digital storytelling but with a community service component. The group designs websites for for Community Based Organisations (CBOs) during their Hackathons and training sessions.
BRCK, Popote Payments and Sokowatch were some of the hottest and most recent TECH innovation to come out of Kenya’s Silicon Savannah.
Agosto Liko, is the founder of PesaPal. Recently named as one of the 100 most influential fintech leaders in 2016 by Hot Topic, hear Agosto talk about the future of electronic payments in Kenya on an interview with CNBC Africa.
Yvonne Adhiambo Awuor is among the Kenyan artists who have made continued to make headwaves in the international literary writing scene. In 2003, she won the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story, “Weight of Whispers.”
Binyavanga Wainaina is an internationally celebrated literary writer. He is also the founding editor of Kwani? which has become an influential African literary magazine and platform for up and coming literary artists.
Okwiri Oduor is the 2014 winner of the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing, awarded to her for her short story entitled “My Father’s Head”.
Picking up the baton: Mukoma Ngugi Mũkoma is an Assistant Professor of English at Cornell University. In 2009 he was shortlisted for the prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing and once again for the Penguin Prize for African Writing in 2010.
Champions of Innovation: Professor Shaukat Abdulrazak is the Director for Africa at the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He was previously the CEO of Kenya National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation between 2008-2014 .
Dr. F. George Njoroge is a Senior Research Fellow at Eli Lilly and Company. He led the research in the discovery and approval of hepatitis C drug Victrelis™ (BOCEPREVIR®). He is the first African to be granted more than 100 patents by the US Patent Office.
Science Innovation: Kenyan Professor in Iowa is receiving accolades for his ground-breaking research in the area of metal welding.
The punitive nature of the 8-4-4 system has put students at a disadvantage with the emphasis on exams. Hopefully the new system will put the student first.
For America, globalization must be examined in the context of consumerism. It is in this context that America finds itself in its current peculiar position, the struggle between globalization and protectionism.
Having put the West on a pedestal for a very long time as the bastion of democracy, the recent happenings in the US and Western Europe leave us perplexed.
Featuring Emanuel Kasio, the founder of Golf For Kids Kenya. In 2015 and 2016, Emanuel was named a top-50 kids teacher by US Kids Golf, a recognition bestowed on top youth golf teachers who operate cutting-edge golf programs within the US and around the world.
Featuring Njathi Kabui, organic Chef and food activist in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina, USA.
With Kenya looking at nuclear power generation, is it realistic? See our analysis.
The future dictates innovation. With automation and globalization, the people who will benefit the most are the innovators. Here we provide free resources available for your child to learn coding and web development.
You can now perform your own land search online for some parts of the country using the Kenya Government e-citizen web platform.
Provides photo and news updates on the soon to be completed Outer Ring Road connecting to the Eastlands Area.
Provides photo and news updates on the soon to be completed Standard Gauge Railway connecting Mombasa and Nairobi.
A look at the Nairobi Bypass Road System. See how the eastern, northern, southern and the western bypass will connect to each other.