The Go Get It Economy

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Indulgence with a Healthy Twist for 2017

How many of you have ever noticed what we have in our shopping trolleys at a supermarket? For example, spot a mother (with kids in tow) and she has fizzy drinks, fake flavoured crisps and snacks, processed meat (sausages) and artificially sweetened yoghurt drinks packed to the hilt. Today, the reality is that we find

Tech in Kenya’s Education System

By: Nivi Sharma, President of BRCK Education, co-founder of e-Limu As the tiny bubble on Ngong Road we call “Silicon Savannah” basks in the warm afterglow of  Mark Zuckerberg’s visit, an important question is being echoed: is technology truly making a difference in Kenya? In my even smaller “EdTech” bubble, we are constantly being asked

Jack Daniels Brothers of The Grill Festival – Second Edition

And it’s back – the second edition of the Brothers of The Grill festival brought to you by Jack Daniels on October 29th promises to be hotter and more competitive than the first!  If you’re a serious nyama choma buff, then you can’t miss this amazing cook off by some of the best barbecue restaurants

Weekend Wishlist: First Weekend of October

A new month is upon us and Nairobi stays busy. She hates sleep, thrives on hustling, keep on going is what she does best. And that’s why we love her. A new month is upon us and Nairobi is the busiest of bees. Bubbles at the Vineyard, October 7th @ Vineyard Rhapta Road, Westlands Vineyard

Africa to Host TED Global 2017

TED holds its 2017 TEDGlobal event in Africa. The four day international conference titled   “Builders, Truth-tellers, Catalysts” will be held in Arusha, Tanzania from August 27th – 30th 2017. The TEDGlobal conference will be four days of speakers, workshops, and entertainment. Tanzania is expected to host around 800 participants, an undisclosed number of corporate

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