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November 27 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Thu Nov 27 2014, 04:17:00

The first mobile money service in the world to pay profit to its users

 Tigo announced today the first of its regular quarterly payments worth 3bn/- (US $ 1.8 million) to Tigo Pesa users.  

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November 7 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Fri Nov 7 2014, 05:40:00

Only a handful of people knew the man who Killed  terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden.... until yesterday! The man now is an international figure and a motivational speaker seeking to cash in a little glory for having pumped the bullet into the head of the worlds most wanted figure. Ex Seal Robert O Neil is the man , his former colleagues in Seal Team Six are unhappy though, they prefer remaining anonymous  both in and out of the service as "Silent Professionals"(See Letter from from Force Master in Chief and Commander of the Naval Special Warfare community below)   but Robert O Neil couldn't let that moment of glory pass by! He alludes to the fact that a number of congressmen and media already knew his identity it was therefore a matter of time and to pre-empt a scheduled ...

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November 4 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Nov 4 2014, 00:39:00

AMI and Development Diaries Announce Social Media Awards Jury and Advisory Board

 The African Media Initiative (AMI) is partnering with Development Diaries Ltd/GTE to present The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) - a premier continental initiative established to recognize and celebrate excellence, creativity and impact of social media.

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October 31 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Fri Oct 31 2014, 04:10:00

Music Videos are becoming a powerful tool in modern day business environment especially in the social media scene, ever heard of Psys Gangnam , Beyonce's " All The Single Ladies" Carly Rae Jepson's "Call Me Maybe," and now the" Sha Nay Nay"(made after the legendary Martin Lawrence character 'Sheneneh Jenkins')  dance trending trending in the USA. Well corporates and Ad Agencies in the West have discovered the powerful marketing effect available in such self made videos and have gone ahead to make renditions of the same shedding the all suit and tie perception and painting themselves as Social, Friendly, Caring, Engaging...

A Kenyan firm Chloride Exide Ltd with marked presence in the East African Region has caught up on the trend.Here is a video of the firms employees dancing ...

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October 21 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Oct 21 2014, 06:35:00

•            GE Africa awarded Green Investment Initiative of the Year

•          GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt awarded Global Investment Personality of the Year

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October 13 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Mon Oct 13 2014, 08:45:00

 IEA World Energy Outlook Special Report finds that action in the energy sector could unleash an extra decade of growth


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October 10 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Fri Oct 10 2014, 05:36:00

Nairobi: October 10, 2014: Uchumi Rights Issue enters the penultimate stage following approval by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA).

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October 7 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Oct 7 2014, 09:18:00

Mombasa- October 7th, 2014: Yesterday's delays in service ferry services between Mombasa Island and the mainland were caused by unexpected rise in water tide, Kenya Ferry Services has disclosed.

"This is a natural phenomenon," said Kenya Ferry Services Managing Director Musa Hassan Musa. "We sorry that this incidence caused some disruptions of our ferry service on the evening of Monday, Dec. 6 at about 6.00pm. It was difficult boarding since ferries floated too high. We would like to report that there were no casualties and the two ferries are back in operations."

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