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Ruining Christmas

I couldn’t believe it when at the beginning of November, the malls around Nairobi started putting up Christmas decorations. Normally at this time of year you see the lights go up for the Diwali festival. 834 more words

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UBERPOOL: ITS POTENTIAL TO RADICALLY DISRUPT THE LOCAL PUBLIC TRANSPORT INDUSTRY IN NAIROBI AND KENYA

Now UberPool can upend the matatu/public transport industry, here is why…There is currently no software powering the public transport/matatu industry, software that could bring visibility, accountability, integrity and transparency to the highly lucrative industry…Software used by Matatu owners and commuters, a software/app platform…. 695 more words

Somalia and East Africa React to Donald Trump's Election Victory

East African leaders have begun to speak publicly about their expectations for bilateral relations with the U.S. following Republican candidate Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the American presidential race. 948 more words

Somalia

Alumni Interview: Meet Our 1st Ever Volunteer, Mel

Melanie Akerboom was the first person to ever sign up to _SocialStarters. Since then she’s evolved her career from being a professional photographer into being a social enterprise specialist and she runs a start-up incubator in Berlin. 626 more words

Immersion Programme

Potential Uses of Blockchain in Government Institutions and Parastatals in Kenya  

1.Moving state archival records to an open distributed ledger

2.The second allows any private company that incorporates in that state to keep track of all the equity issued and the different shareholder rights on the blockchain. 348 more words

Action the Kenyan Government can take on implementing Blockchain technology and Categories of activities where Blockchain technology can have the most impact/benefit

How do we get there? What actions can the government take?

1) Government leaders should get up to speed on the blockchain by understanding it first, and committing to exploring its potential. 253 more words

When You Have A Disability

This week I’m going to share what it’s been like for Liz while living here and also what it’s like for other kids in Kenya with disabilities. 822 more words

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