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Kenya Morans baffles South Africa and wins the Safari 7s title

By AYUMBA AYODI More from this author Kenya's second string player Morans Sunday beat three-time World Rugby Seven Series champion in South Africa, Blitzebokke, from 19-14, to this year's title for Safari Sevens to pick up Sunday on the grounds of RFUEA. Skipper Jeff Oluoch, Geoffrey Okwatch and Alvin Otieno's first half-time attempts were enough for Morans, who shocked Blitzebokke …

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I'm now King, says Eric Omondi on being crowned best in Africa

Eric Omondi [Photo: Instagram @ericomondi] Comedian Eric Omondi is on cloud nine after he adds another feather to his cape courtesy of two prestigious awards at the African Entertainment Awards USA (AEAUSA). Held on Saturday, October 19, in New Jersey, USA, Omondi could not be awarded the Best Comedian in Africa and the African King of Comedy Award at the …

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Ruthless South Africa breaks Japanese hearts

By AFP More from this author South Africa has broken Japan's dream of reaching the World Cup semi-finals with a thrilling 26-3 victory in Tokyo on Sunday at the opening of a blockbuster against the last four Clash with Wales. A double by wing Makazole Mapimpi broke the hearts of the Brave Blossoms, whose run into the knockout round in …

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Gems from East Africa – Daily Nation

By JOHN FOX More from this author In recent years, I have reviewed books on East Africa published in the Struik Nature series by Penguin Random House of South Africa. [19659005] These well illustrated books help us to learn more about the animals, birds and trees that you can see here, and they can enrich your days. But a book …

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From cash to cash: How East Africa's currencies have evolved

By JOHN KAMAU As Kenyans celebrate Mashujaa Day, one of the major shifts this month has been published on the demonization of the Sh1,000 currency and the introduction of a new note. In 1832, when the Sultanate of Zanzibar moved to the Indian Ocean islands, Maria Theresa Thaler of the Arabs was trading with East Africa from Muscat in 1832. …

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Why Africa needs technologically trustworthy executives

By SAM WAMBUGU More from this author Social and economic projections are clear: Africa is on the verge of change thanks to comprehensive technologies in all development sectors – no sector is immune. The world's next largest megacities are expected to be built in Africa, resulting in an unprecedented rise in urbanization. Above all due to the changing science and …

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Entering Africa | guide

James Hedley talks about SMEs and companies looking to expand to Africa. The US, Europe or Asia are tempting markets for many SMEs and companies seeking to expand, but the barriers to entry are competing regardless of the cost in many cases insurmountable. Dig a little deeper, and what is obvious is that smart money is actively exploring and breaking …

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Kudos Abiy, but the Nobel team should reward African institutions

By PETER KAGWANJA More from this author "There is no limit to the human capacity for intelligence, imagination and wonder." This wisdom from President Ronald Reagan was confirmed by two seminal events Horn of Africa. First, Eliud Kipchoge (34), the Kenyan long-distance runner who set the world marathon record of 2:01:39 in September 2018, reached a new age of 1: …

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Visa Appoints New General Manager for East Africa: The Standard

Corine Mbiaketcha Nana The global payment company Visa has appointed Corine Mbiaketcha as Vice President and Country Manager Visa for East Africa with effect from November 5, 2019. Corine moves from Oracle to Visa, where she served as Country Leader, Kenya Hub and Managing Director of Technology. In her role, Corine will lead the Nairobi-based team to drive the growth …

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