Blog entries from: A Nairobian's Perspective !


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March 18 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Mar 18 2014, 12:34:00

18 March 2014, London: Further to a high-level meeting at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, senior leaders from seven major mobile operator groups, serving 506 million customers across Africa and the Middle East, plan to cooperate on network infrastructure sharing initiatives that recognise the profound impact of mobile broadband and Internet services on the citizens of both regions. The participating operators have made this commitment in order to provide Internet and mobile broadband access to unserved rural communities and drive down the cost of mobile services for all sections of the population.

"We are greatly encouraged by the shared vision of mobile operators and the common urgency to find solutions that will drive down the cost of mobile and Internet services and help ...

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March 16 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Sun Mar 16 2014, 07:43:00

Nairobi, Kenya - 14 March 2014 - Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has appointed Anita Kongson as the new Country Manager for Kenya. Prior to her new posting, Ms. Kongson was Emirates' Sales Manager for Switzerland.

With more than 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, Ms. Kongson began her airline career with another carrier in Zurich in 1986, and six years later joined Emirates as a reservations and ticketing agent.

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January 6 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Mon Jan 6 2014, 09:37:00

While for the rest of the world this two terms refer to technology in Kenya they have taken a new meaning ! Before i attempt at explain the new meaning/common understanding that the term has taken in Kenya , its best to understand the general/traditional meaning of the two terms Analog & Digital.

I have searched online for the most layman terms to put the definition of analog in an understandable format and this seemed the easiest definition:

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October 23 2013

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Wed Oct 23 2013, 11:09:00

Nairobi: October 22, 2013: The world's leading provider of solutions for the travel industry, Sabre Travel

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From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Wed Oct 23 2013, 10:54:00

Initial trial for digital television is complete, paving way for the biggest shake up in terrestrial TV viewing

Nairobi, 23rd October 2013... The government has today announced December 13thas the date that the analogue signal will be turned off in Nairobi and its' environs, commencing the first phase of the switch to digital television.

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September 23 2013

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Mon Sep 23 2013, 11:29:00

Unfortunately the internet is awash with misleading information including reputable "foreign News Websites" whose local correspondents are peddling unverified information with intent to "be the first" in breaking out news.This is expected as the whole international attention is now focused on the terrorist attack attributed and claimed by Somali based Al Qaeda linked- Al Shaabab Militia.

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September 2 2013

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Mon Sep 2 2013, 06:15:00

Nairobi - 1 September 2013 - Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, is offering travellers in Kenya the chance to visit exciting destinations around the world for less, in a week-long promotion that ranks as one of its best offers of the year.

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July 25 2013

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Thu Jul 25 2013, 15:33:00

Global WPP public relations agency H+K Strategies expands its African presence through acquisition of South African consultancy Corporate Communications Consultants.

The South Africa acquisition increases the number of fully-fledged African H+K Strategies offices to six and builds on the company's African expansion strategy announced in January 2013

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July 16 2013

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Jul 16 2013, 05:06:00

July 16, 2013 - Nairobi, Kenya: IBM experts have recommended strategies for improving the viability of vocational-technical education in Kenya, as well as for making health services more effective.

The 12-person IBM team hailing from six countries that proposed the plans had spent the previous 30 days in Kenya meeting with the public, private and not for profit sectors as part of an IBM Corporate Service Corps (CSC) engagement. This initiative sends IBM's top talent to provide pro bono consulting services to non-governmental, local government and small business groups in the developing world on issues that intersect business, technology and society.

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July 2 2013

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Jul 2 2013, 06:59:00

July 2nd 2013: OLX Social Media Awards have partnered with Financial Services Advisory firm Deloitte for the audit of nominations which closed yesterday after 26 days of entries.

Deloitte East Africa will provide quality assurance in the voting exercise which has so far attracted thousands of entries and judges have a fortnight to select winners from the nominees.

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