How juggling between running business from home with children running in the house birthed garden office business

How juggling between running business from home with children running in the house birthed garden office business

Like thousands of parents across the country, Kieron Summerhayes struggled to juggle running his business from home while his children were running around the house. The 43-year-old, from West London, who runs an events and exhibition company, was getting frustrated with having to do his paperwork in the kitchen –...

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Chinese greed: Red alert out on the damage illegal fishing is doing to Africa’s ‘blue economy’

Chinese greed: Red alert out on the damage illegal fishing is doing to Africa’s ‘blue economy’

Maritime security experts warn that illegal fishing is undermining Africa’s “blue economy” that covers the continent’s fisheries, tourism, aquaculture, transport, ports and oil drilling. The African Union Development Agency (AUDA) says development of blue economy is critical to the continent’s prosperity. “Africa is one of the most blessed continents in...

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Equity Bank’s Finserve banking solution rated most innovative, customer-centric in Africa

Equity Bank’s Finserve banking solution rated most innovative, customer-centric in Africa

Equity Group’s fintech subsidiary, Finserve Africa, has been named the best in E-commerce – Banking/Financial and Insurance Services Gold Category during the third edition of the Kenya E-Commerce Awards 2021 in Nairobi. The award recognises Finserve’s continued commitment to innovation and customer-centricity in Kenya and Africa. Speaking when he received...

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Nairobi’s $45 billion new Athi River Smart Green City to house two million people upon completion

Nairobi’s $45 billion new Athi River Smart Green City to house two million people upon completion

Nairobi’s dispersion to the outlying areas took another turn towards the decongestion and modernisation last month following the approval of development of a smart city project in Athi River, some 30 kilometres southeast of the Kenyan capital’s central business district. The project will cost a total of Ksh5 trillion ($45...

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South Africa Airways ready to resume domestic, continental flights on September 23

South Africa Airways ready to resume domestic, continental flights on September 23

South African Airways (SAA) interim CEO Thomas Kgokolo says the airline is moving into a new era. Kgokolo made the comments when he was addressing Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises on the expected restart of the airline and on other matters concerning its subsidiaries. SAA is expected to resume...

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Flying cars deal between Kenya Airways, Brazil’s aircraft maker Embraer to ease movement in Nairobi

Flying cars deal between Kenya Airways, Brazil’s aircraft maker Embraer to ease movement in Nairobi

Kenyan capital Nairobi expects to experience ease in commuter movement in the coming three years following the signing of an agreement between national carrier Kenya Airways and Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer to supply flying taxis. As business hub if the region, Nairobi which also hosts headquarters a number of international,...

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While Somali warlords brutally slaughter each other, foreigners catch their fish for a song

While Somali warlords brutally slaughter each other, foreigners catch their fish for a song

While the world is fixated on Somalia political dogfight, the relative decline in interclan quest for power and pressure from international maritime agencies has reduced piracy in the Indian Ocean off the East African nation’s coast. The positive development is feeding uncontrolled greed for its marine resources. An Investigative report...

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In a post-truth world, synthetic media and photorealism are a boon to ‘fake news industry’

In a post-truth world, synthetic media and photorealism are a boon to ‘fake news industry’

Some snapshots may look like people you’d know. Your daughter’s best friend from college, maybe? That guy from human resources at work? The emergency-room doctor who took care of your sprained ankle? One of the kids from down the street? Nope. All of these images are “deepfakes” – the nickname...

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Facebook supremacy: US federal court tosses out antitrust cases against Big Tech

Facebook supremacy: US federal court tosses out antitrust cases against Big Tech

What if nothing works? What if, after years of scholarship and journalism exposing the dominance, abrogation, duplicity, arrogance and incompetence of Facebook, none of the policy tools we have come to rely on to rein in corporations make any difference at all? We have to be prepared for just such...

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Details of the rot in Zimbabwe’s mining industry spotlights how army keeps Zanu in power

Details of the rot in Zimbabwe’s mining industry spotlights how army keeps Zanu in power

A recently published report by international economic crimes investigations agency, The Sentry, has pinpointed involvement of a South African lawyer in Zimbabwe’s multibillion graft industry as instrumental in businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei’s dealings in the country’s gold, diamond, platinum, chrome and nickel mines. Th report falls short of calling Tagwirei, which...

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