Category: Kenya

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In prelude to the summit of the heads of State of the African Union that took place this weekend in South Africa, the president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, invited his peers of the continent to say no to foreign aid. For the president whose relations with the West are not the warmest, foreign aid will neither help develop the African continent ...
Last Wednesday, the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, called on the American companies to invest in Africa, the second world region in a fast growth. As he could not physically be on the spot, Mr. Kenyatta expressed himself through video at the Milken World Conference in California and declared that Africa possesses considerable opportunitie ...
Many are the Kenyan Internet users to appreciate the efficiency of their passport on the social networks for the very good reason that the Financial Advisory Arton Capital cabinet ranked the Kenyan passport among the most efficient of the world. According to the ranking published on the Daily Nation site, the best passports are the ones that ...
M-changa also called E-harambee is the first mobile application 100 % "Made in Africa" which allows private individuals and companies starting and managing fund raisings in an effective and profitable way via SMS or Internet devices. The application is selected for the final stage of the fourth edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa. Wit ...
The edition 2015 of the marathon of Paris ended on Sunday with the coronation of the Kenyan, Mark Korir. In 2 hours 5 minutes and 48 seconds, the 30-year-old athlete succeeded in obtaining his first victory in an international competition. He was second in the half marathon of Paris competed last March. Another Kenyan athlete, Luka Kanda, ar ...
The world portal for the real estate lists the regional "hotspots" for office spaces. Ethiopia is the most affordable place to invest in real estate business in Africa while Morocco is the area of the most expensive office spaces of the region according to the new data published on Friday by the portal of the world real estate company, Lamud ...
  The world music star, Rihanna has just announced on her Facebook page, a surprise tour in Southern Africa and in the Indian Ocean. And it will be huge because this show is considered as the musical event of the year in this region of Africa. The artist with 81 million of likes will present at first on 4th April of this year on the eve ...
The US President, Barack Obama will go to Nairobi in July for the first time since his election in 2008 at the head of the first power of the world. The visit of Barack Obama is historic because Kenya is the native land of his father. The next travel of President Obama in Africa is within the framework of the world entrepreneurship summit. T ...
The Kenyan actress, Lupita Nyong'o has been staying since some few days in Africa. The Hollywood star will play in the movie "The Last King of Scotland" that will be shot in Uganda. The movie by the Indian director, Mira Nair, tells the story of Phiona Mutesi, a shanty girl that has become an ace of chess game. The Kenyan actress will play t ...
Present in Kenya with 135 agencies and 38 branches in Naïrobi, Equaty Bank is a reference in Africa. The bank created in 2014 only has just won the prestigious award of the African Bank of the Year 2015 during the third edition of the Africa Ceo Forum held in Geneva. Equaty Bank thus succeeded to Attijariwafabank, prize-winner of the previous e ...
According to a study published by the national electricity production company, "Kenya Electricity Generating", Kenya henceforth occupies the 8th position at the world level regarding geothermal energy production. The electricity production by the 1st economy power of East Africa, deriving from geothermal source, is at present up to about 580 ...
Is the Kenyan team that won the edition 2014 of the "Idea Trophy", is an inter-university competition for innovation targeting Kenyan students of the university first cycle going to repeat the exploit at the world competition for innovation? Anyway, the team made up of Seif Salim, Elvis Kipkorir and Clifford Ogeto from the University of Eldo ...
The Kenyan businessman, Chris Kiburi,was appointed the African manager of the year during the 3rd edition of Africa CEO forum. The Algerian, Issad Rebrab, the founder of the Cevital group, was also elected just like Mr. Kiburi. Two "African CEOs of the year" thus succeed to the boss of Kalagadi Manganese, Daphné Mashile-Nkosi, and the CEO of ...
The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, wants to put order in the management of the finances of his country with the digitalization of the expenses. The president reminded on 11th March during the launching of the integrated system for the population census, the importance of e-procurement. E-procurement is a module of the supplies electronic ...
Seven African countries can henceforth benefit from Visa services via their mobile phones. This innovation is the fruit of the collaboration between Visa and Airtel. The countries concerned by this new service are Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania. Any holder of a Mobile Money account at Bharti Airtel can hence ...
During the great Oscars ceremony that took place in Los Angeles, Lupita Nyong'o wore a very nice Calvin Klein pearl dress. It is said that the luxury dress was stolen from her days ago. Vanished are the 6000 pearls of the dress of Lupita Nyong'o and the 150 000 dollars is cost her… On Sunday, 22nd February 2015 in the evening, Lupita Nyon ...
They are many, these women mothers, sisters, wives, who beyond their domestic or professional concern, play an extraordinary role in the history of their country and their community. Well, these nice women will be once again celebrated on 8th March of this year on the occasion of the International Woman's Day (IWD 2015). And for this edit ...
Kenya has to start next March the building work of the port of Lamu, the second seaport of the country, for a cost of two billion schillings (21 million dollars), announced on Monday President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kenya that is trying to strengthen its position of great economic power of East Africa, intends to build the port of Lamu in order to ...
70 African women agronomists have just benefited from a grant of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) program. The prize-winners were selected during a workshop organized in the Kenyan capital. Coming from 11 countries of Africa, these scientific women and researchers will be taken care during two years within the ...
The Standard Bank received the prize of the best foreign currencies serevice provider (Best FX provider) in Africa at the Global Finance Foreign Exchange Awards 2015. This bank won this prize for the third consecutive time. The presence of the Standard Bank in numerous African countries, particularly in South Africa, Nigeria, Botswana, Kenya ...
The African Union (AU) and China concluded a draft agreement in order to cooperate on large infrastructure networks and the industrialization process in Africa.The chairwoman of the AU Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and the special representative and Vice Minister for the Foreign Affairs of China, Zhang Ming, signed this agreement concerning t ...
The 24th summit of the Heads of States and Governments of the African Union (AU) opens on Friday, 30th January in the Ethiopian capital town, Addis Ababa. About fifteen Heads of States takes part in this meeting among whom the South African, Jacob Zuma, the Cameroonian, Paul Biya, the Chadian, Idriss Deby, the inhabitant of Niger, Mahamadou ...
The study is carried out by the afrik.com site. The Africans are among the most connected to internet in the world in spite of the lack of infrastructures. The connectivity of Africa people increases every year. Nigeria and Egypt are among the countries that register the greatest number of users on the continent.With a population of 1,037 billion p ...
The Pan-African magazine, Jeune Afrique, published on its web site the list of the 50 most influential women of Africa. While specifying that this list is subjective, the magazine noted a remarkable progress of the women on the African continent. Just like in the recent ranking by the portal Africa Top Success, the Beninese singer, Angelique ...
According to James Mwangi, the CEO of Equity Group, Equitel, the virtual telephone company of the group, specialized in the mobile money, will have 5 million users before June 2015. It is the challenge settled by the company declares to have already registered 450 000 costumers. Equity Group is confident regarding the lifting by the justice of ...
The cream of the African music is mobilized in order to make special the edition 2015 of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2015) that will start on 17th January in Equatorial Guinea. Molar from Ivory Coast, Wizboy from Nigeria, Singuila from Congo, Fally Ipupa from DRC, Eddy from Uganda, Mani Bella from Cameroon and Arielle T. from Gabon will i ...
The first edition of Africa Top Success Awards launched on 28th November 2014, came to an end on Sunday, 4th January 2015. As announced, five categories were competing. They are: "The African of the year", "The African Woman of the year", "The African artist of the year", "The African innovation of the year" and "The African actor of the yea ...
The World Food Program (WFP) announced on Tuesday that they are going to start again in January, the distribution of complete daily food rations to the refugees in Kenya further to the new financing from the investors. It is what reported the APA agency. Last month, WFP was forced to reduce by 50 % the daily food rations intended for the ref ...
Africa Top Success reported it that the spreading of the Ebola virus disease in certain countries of West Africa (Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone), impacts the State economies and can be source of a new series of famine if nothing is done. The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), in association with the Kenyan State, participates in ...
To what extent will go the reputation of Lupita Nyong’o in 2014? The Hollywood star has not stopped walking off with trophies and distinctions since her Oscar last March. On Saturday, 7th June 2014, she won the trophy of the personality of the year at the prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) in Durban (South Africa). 2014 smiles to the ...
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