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Off the grid but not off the planet

It has been a while since I have posted on this blog.  I could use the excuse that I have been far to busy, too stressed, not enough hours in the day etc. 

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Overlanding Africa

Churches Across Kenya Oppose Law that Would Legalize Polygamy

Churches across the East African nation of Kenya have expressed opposition to a bill that if signed into law would legalize polygamous marriages.

Eye On Africa

Road to Abuja East Africa: Importance of Regional Integration

Regional integration is a critical factor to improve access to market, competiveness and material inputs in East Africa. This debate, placed under the auspices of the East African Community (EAC) will look at what needs to be done to foster stronger regional integration amongst the five nations.

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Business

3 African Startups Secure Investment From Savannah Fund

Savannah Fund, a Nairobi-based venture capital Fund, has made another round of investment in three African startups – Ghana’s BIGxGh, Nigeria’s UniSmart and Zevan Limited from Kenya.

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Business

Afro-centric emoticons launched in South Africa

They first garnered international attention with the launch of the first ethnically diverse emoticons. In fact in the past two weeks the Afro Emoticons from Oju Africa have had the world abuzz, with over 12000 downloads of the free app from Google Play in just 4 days, of which the majority of those downloads have originated from the United States.

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Business

Kenyan hotel among the world’s top ten

Olare Mara Kempinski, which opened two years ago under a different management and was only taken over by the Kempinski hotel chain in January 2013, is quickly getting global recognition.

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Business