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Tullow Oil to Resume Turkana Oil Operations

 Tullow Oil, British Oil Company will continue its oil and gas development activities in Turkana County, the Government has said.   A statement from the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining reveals that the government has reached an agreement with the company, and such includes addressing the grievances that stalled the transportation of the commodity to the coast.    It reads: “The Government has resolved to establish.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th August 2018

UNICEF Pledges 150 Mn to Boost Kenya's Heathcare Programme

Supporting the Universal Healthcare programme in Kenya, the United Nations Children’s Fund has pledged $150 million towards the nutrition and immunization programs planned by the country for the next four years.   The meeting held between the Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki and UNICEF Country Representative Werner Shultink on Wednesday focused on the improvement of the health and medical facilities in the country, which.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 6th August 2018

Tanzania- Stieglers Gorge water project almost complete

 According to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Stiegler’s Gorge water project in Tanzania is now at 80% complete. Dr. Suphian Masasi, DAWASA Acting Chief Executive Officer, confirmed the news and said that the project, which is implemented through the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA), is expected to be completed by August 15 this year.   The project is being undertaken by a Chinese company, China Henan.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 3rd August 2018

Rwandan Youth Develop Solar-Powered Technology for Farmers

 Farmers will be able to manage farming practices such as effective irrigation of their crops without necessarily being at their farm's thanks to a solar-powered technology developed by Rwandan young innovators.   The technology uses irrigation and solar-fueled sensors to collect data on soil moisture, nutrient needs and water needed to foster crop growth.   It is similar to a project by Precise Agriculture (PA), a modern.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 31st July 2018

US $175bn Gas Project to Benefit Tanzania

 The US-led initiative to invest in gas-powered power plants in Africa will benefit Tanzania a lot.    Through the Roadmap, US companies will invest $175 billion in gas power projects in eight other African countries excluding Tanzania, namely Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique and South Africa.    The initiative is in its preliminary stages and it is not yet known which.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 28th July 2018

Kenya's La Miguela All Sets to Storm the 21st Medexpo Africa 2018

'Healthcare' a word that defines our overall fitness, the environment and everything in between. This included the safety measures taken to prevent disease spread and secure our well being. Manufactures providing us the gadgets that ensure security have been held in high esteem, one big example is Kenya’s very own La Miguela Holdings. Widely known for their Needle Smelter, the company will showcase this marvel at the 21st Medexpo Africa.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 26th July 2018

Tanzania- Lighting Africa Project Launched by Hanergy

 The pioneering multinational clean energy company, Hanergy Thin-Film Power Group, launched the “Lighting Africa” project at its first stop Tanzania together with China Foundation for Peace and Development and Tanzania-China Friendship Association by promising to donate the first 100 Humbrellas in the coming months.   “Lighting Africa” is a philanthropic project started by Hanergy and joined by China.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 25th July 2018

Voice controlled LED filament bulbs using Siri

LEDvance, is a cutting edge company and currently the sole provider of voice-dimmable filament LED lamps that work with Apple products. The concept is now available in Europe, after having first launch t in North America.   Being a Germany based company, LEDvance is marketing the bulbs in Europe under the Osram name while using the Sylvania label in North America. It's presence in Africa is still to mature so LEDvance uses business.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 22nd August 2018

WALTON All Set To Exhibit at The 21st KITE Africa 2018

Electronics’ have come a long way and has become the most used gadget and product in our day to day lives. May it be computers, phones, television, kitchen appliances etc, all have found an easy pass into our daily routine and so have  their manufacturers. One such name is Walton Hi Tech Industries, the Asian enterprise that has rocked not only its country Bangladesh but the international markets with its reach in 20 countries. This.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 20th July 2018

Belgium's VLAM to showcase at the 21st Foodagro Africa

The 21st Foodagro Africa is only a month away; the event focuses on the food, agriculture and the hospitality industry, featuring the latest products and technology in its field. Complementing these pointers, VLAM is all set to participate in the event of the season. Widely known, Vlam is famous for its marketing techniques that promotes and sells Belgian agro, fisheries, meats, poultry and dairy products in and around the world. The event will.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 19th July 2018

East Africa- Solar power creating new economic opportunities

 A report that highlighted the new economic benefits to households in East Africa from off-grid solar power was released by GOGLA, the non-profit trade body for off-grid solar power.   The researchers collated data from 2,300 solar owners in Kenya, Rwanda, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda to work out the impact of new renewable installation on their livelihood.   Nearly 60 percent of respondents reported an increase of.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 19th July 2018

4 More Car Manufacturers Target East Africa for Local Auto Assembly

Car Manufacturers are targeting East Africa to setup assembly line within the region of the continent.Simba Corp, a Kenyan company is in discussion with 4 automakers for setting up their assembly units in the country. While Chief Executive Officer of Simba Corp Adil Popat confirmed discussion with Renault of France about their assembling unit, the other car manufacturer showing interested is Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd, of India. He further.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 17th July 2018



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