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Radisson Blu new hotel near the Nairobi Arboretum is stunning and offers more

Radisson Blu Nairobi residence

Radisson Blu has opened its third property in Nairobi, which is also its first residence or extended stay facility in Kenya. The Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence overlooks the leafy Nairobi Arboretum just a few minutes away from the central business district. Photo courtesy "The residence is the first internationally branded extended stay product in

Safaricom wants a piece of giant Ethiopia Telco

Ethiopia telecom

Ethiopia is open for business and Safaricom wants a piece of that market. Interim CEO Michael Joseph said that Safaricom is interested in buying a stake in the telecommunications giant monopoly, Ethio Telecom, as it gears towards establishing its presence in Ethiopia. Ethio Telecom is among companies that are set to be privatized on

Because I always feel like running! Stories of how East Africa conquered the world of athletics reign at the Macondo Literary Festival

Abebe Bikila wins marathon

By Anne Eboso During the recently concluded World Athletics Championships in Doha, Kenya finished second with a total of 11 medals. And now, the world is abuzz with news of the greatest marathoner ever Eliud Kipchoge, who will be attempting a historic target of running a marathon in 1 hour and

The economic situation of a common Kenyan

How to get a job in Kenya

Kenya has the largest economy in the East African region, and is among the fastest growing economies in the world. The Kenyan economy grew by 5.8 percent in 2018, a point higher than the 4.8 percentage growth it recorded in 2017. However, that does not mean anything to a person who has no money

Swvl and Little Shuttle bus apps run into trouble in Kenya

Little Shuttle Services poster

The government of Kenya has stopped mass transit services by Swvl and the Little Shuttle apps. The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) said the two bus hailing apps will not be allowed on the roads starting October 1st as they had contravened a section of the laws guiding the provision of Public Transport.  "The

KFC to open outlets in Shell petrol stations in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda

kfc sandwich in kenya

KFC will establish eateries at Shell petrol stations around the three East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. This follows an agreement between the franchise holders of the fast food restaurant, Kuku Foods East Africa Holdings and Vivo Energy that trades as Shell. The agreement has been approved by the Competition Authority of

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