Blog entries from: A Nairobian's Perspective !


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September 18 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Thu Sep 18 2014, 06:56:00

She has all the reasons to smile after putting her hand to event planning,modelling,book writing and blogging. Blogging paid off.On Tuesday she put up a blogpost flaunting her new 24 Million Naira Range Rover  and since then many Nigerians have turned to blogging to see whether fortune can come knocking her way.

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September 17 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Wed Sep 17 2014, 04:20:00

Lupita Nyongo finally appeared on Sesame Street talking to Emo about skin. She looks happy confident and vibrant talking about her brown skin.Apparently its not her acting prowess that is at feature in the episode but her skin colour ! That is raising eyebrows dependent on how one wants to look at it.But for most its hilarious and fun how confidently she goes about little Elmo's questions.

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September 16 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Sep 16 2014, 07:56:00

NAIROBI, KENYA, - 16 September 2014 - Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is offering its Business Class customers flying out of Nairobi, big savings when travelling with a companion to over 30 destinations around the world. The companion fare offer is valid for two passengers travelling together for the entire journey, confirmed on the same booking.

The special fares will apply when booked between September 15th and October 15th 2014 for travel between 15th September 2014 and 31st March 2015, and is available to Business Class passengers travelling from Nairobi to any of the more than 140 Emirates destinations across the globe.

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September 15 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Mon Sep 15 2014, 04:59:00

APO Media Award celebrates brilliant and inspiring stories about Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, September 15, 2014/ -- Ten African journalists, including three in Kenya, two in Ethiopia, two in South Africa, one  in Burkina Faso, one in Ghana, and one in Rwanda, have been selected as finalists in the 2014 APO Media Award (#APOMediaAward) 

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September 8 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Mon Sep 8 2014, 05:05:00

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, September 8, 2014/ -- APO will offer transport, accommodation and perdiem for one African journalist to attend the AfricaCom 2014, Africa's leading telecoms event , held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 11-13 November 2014.

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August 13 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Wed Aug 13 2014, 09:00:00

51 countries, 60 direct reports, 60,000 customers, 4,000 employees, 14 aircraft, 2 young children and 2 dogs! Charles Brewer is the MD who loves leading all of that

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August 12 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Tue Aug 12 2014, 05:00:00

The first public owned Oil and Gas Company in East Africa

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, August 12, 2014/ -- Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) Plc ("Swala" or "the Company") today listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange ("DSE") becoming the first public owned Oil and Gas Company in East Africa.  The company is the 20th to list on the DSE and the 2nd to list under the Enterprise Growth Market ("EGM"), an equity market specifically intended for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups.

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August 8 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Fri Aug 8 2014, 05:21:00

DUBAI, UAE, August 8, 2014/ -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO) ), the world leader in digital security, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the share capital of SafeNet, a worldwide leader in data protection and software monetization, from Vector Capital for US$890 million on a debt free/cash free basis. 

Headquartered in Belcamp, Maryland, USA, and presently located in 27 countries, SafeNet is one of the largest dedicated digital information security companies in the world, trusted to protect, control the access to, and manage the world's most sensitive data and high value software applications. As an example, SafeNet technology protects over 80% of world's intra-bank fund transfers and its 1,500+ employees, including 550 ...

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August 6 2014

From A Nairobian's Perspective ! Wed Aug 6 2014, 06:15:00

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 6, 2014/ -- Standard Bank Group Africa's largest lender by assets, has renewed its commitment to the Power Africa Initiative, a multi-stakeholder project driven by US President Barack Obama, which aims to double access to power in Africa by significantly accelerating investment in the sector over the next five years. The US government has committed more than US$7 billion dollars in financial support to Power Africa over five years.

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