Technology Articles

Teen’s creative innovation lighting up home and village

28-07-2015

Technology


Lighting in rural Kenya is still poor even as the government lowered the connection fee for electricity in the country. However, at Olopito Village in Narok North Constituency a form two student at Musaria Secondary School in Kericho has innovated lamps using old discarded bulbs to provide ligh...

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Aga Khan Academy Mombasa adopts modern library technology

17-07-2015

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The library at Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa — named as the top private school library in Kenya twice in the last three years — is investing Sh1.7 million in library technology that enables students to take extra lessons and complete assignments online using methods that have been found to s...

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Social Media Day

30-06-2015

Technology


Social Media Day was launched by the popular website Mashable back in 2010, and often sees fans of the site going to real life meetups.As a result of the embracing of the use of social media,a day has been dedicated to social media and obviously named the social media day. Social media seems...

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Digital Education in Nigeria

23-06-2015

Technology


In Nigeria, more than 100 million people are not connected to the Internet because of poor infrastructure, and on the few networks that offer the service, it's expensive and unreliable. A new project has come up to give people - especially university students - a resource for offline viewing at...

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Kenyan start - up bags global award

03-06-2015

Technology


A Kenyan financial services start-up has bagged a global award for being the most innovative in business. Umati Capital, which received  $25,000 which is about Sh 2.4 million. They were among key winners in the list of top innovations announced on Thursday in the Citi Mobi...

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Students who made viable innovations

29-05-2015

Technology


It has been said that creativity thrives in a disciplined environment and this has been seen from two 18-year-old Form Four students, a further intrinsic drive to provide homegrown solutions to local problems, has seen them elevated at the local and global fronts. They were part of researche...

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Technology ‘killing’ journalism

14-05-2015

Technology


As was widely reported, on Wednesday Facebook launched “Instant Articles”, a feature that will allow publishers to directly publish on the network’s mobile news feeds. Nine American and European publishers are partnering in this test phase, but before long we will all have a...

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Your Dreams are Valid

30-04-2015

Technology


Lorna Ruto is an inspirational leader and pacesetter who has a track record of achieving outstanding results whether at corporate or community level. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and various Certificates in Entrepreneurship. She dreams of a world where everyone has acce...

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Tablet teachers

24-04-2015

Technology


Until recently Grace Wambui, a 14-year-old pupil in Nairobi, had never touched a tablet computer. But it took her about “one minute”, she says, to work out how to use one when such devices arrived at her school, a tin shack in Kawangware, a slum in the Kenyan capital. Other students...

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Smartphones boost US teens' connections: survey

10-04-2015

Technology


It's not just your imagination: most American teenagers are online or on their smartphones every day, and many are almost continually connected. A Pew Research Center survey released Thursday found that 92% of US teens go online daily. That includes 56% who are online sev...

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Global IT firms offer 100 internships to Kenyans

25-03-2015

Technology


Global and Kenyan IT firms have pledged to offer hundreds of internship slots annually aimed at providing on-the-job training for fresh graduates. The Presidential Digital Talent Programme launched Tuesday will see 100 graduate trainees get offers for internships and mentorship this year by i...

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Airtel Kenya Illuminates Schools in Machakos County

03-03-2015

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Many companies undertake CSR activities every once in a while for the community,this ensures that the company not only maintains good rapport with the community but also gives back to its consumers or clients for their support by contributing or donating items. Such a company that did that recently...

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Digital Education in Kenya

16-02-2015

Technology


During the 2014 general elections in Kenya, all presidential candidates made several promises to the Kenyan people so as to woo them into voting for them. The most innovative promise was one made by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta, the current president of Kenya, was the provision of laptops for prim...

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Young Millionaires #3

18-11-2014

Technology


HOW THESE ENTREPRENEURS UNDER 30 ARE CHANGING THE WORLD The youth today practically run the world. Many enterprises mound and fashion their products to meet the young people’s ever changing minds. Young people today change and modify the world to suit their needs and wants. They do not just...

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