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DEMOCRATIZING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN AFRICA

As Artificial Intelligence adoption in Africa continues to grow, different players are playing different roles to ensure the safe uptake and usage of the technology. In its aim of democratizing AI in Africa, Applied Machine Learning Days has partnered with the United States International University to host this year’s annual conference. The conference, running from […]

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SAFARICOM INVESTMENT CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY APPROVES KES 142.4 MILLION REBATE PAYOUT FOR MEMBERS.

Nairobi, February 24th, 2024 – Safaricom Investment Co-operative shareholders have approved a KES 142.4 million rebate payout during the 15th Annual General Meeting. The payout comes after the Society reported a KES. 203.4 million in net profit for the year that ended 31st December 2023 against KES 266 million reported in the same period under review in 2022. […]

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KeNIA FOCUSED ON GROWING START-UP ECOSYSTEM

CS ABABU NAMWAMBA LAUNCHES INNOVATION AGENCY 2023-2027 STRATEGIC PLAN Hon. Ababu Namwamba – Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Youth Affairs, Creative Economy, and Sports on Thursday 22, 2024 launched the Kenya National Innovation Agency (KeNIA) 2023-2027 Strategic Plan. The strategic plan will be geared toward meeting KeNIA’s mission statement of developing and managing a dynamic national […]

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India Kerala: Protests rock Wayanad after elephant attack deaths.

“I’m afraid the elephant that killed my father could come back to attack again,” says 13-year-old Alna Joseph. On 10 February, Ms. Joseph was returning from morning prayers at her village church in Mananthavady town in the hilly Wayanad district of the southern Indian state of Kerala when she saw a vehicle carrying a bleeding […]

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Valencia fire: At least four killed as blaze engulfs apartment block in Spain.

A massive fire has killed at least four people in a high-rise residential block in the Spanish city of Valencia, emergency services say. The blaze engulfed a 14-storey block in the Campanar neighborhood and spread to an adjoining building. Firefighters were seen rescuing people from balconies, and 19 are believed to be still missing. At […]

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Hope For The Northern White Rhino.

Kenyan scientists and their counterparts from other areas globally are an inch closer to saving the Northern white rhino species from extinction through in-vitro fertilization (IVF), with only two remaining at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia County. The BioRescue team who are racing against time, have harvested about 29 oocytes which were flown to a lab […]

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AfDB Approves Sh107 Billion Financing for New Burundi-Tanzania Railway Project

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved financing structures worth $696.41 million (Sh107.23 billion) for Kenya’s neighbors Burundi and Tanzania to commence Phase II of the Joint Tanzania-Burundi-DR Congo Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Project. The bank’s financing aims to construct 651 kilometers (km) of the Tanzania-Burundi railway line and connect it with the Dar […]

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RUTO PROMISES MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITIES AND MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES.

President William Samoei Ruto has reiterated his commitment to fostering inclusivity and protecting the rights of ethnic minorities and marginalized communities in the country. The president’s remarks were conveyed by the Prime Cabinet Secretary and Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and Diaspora Affairs, Dr. Musalia Mudavadi during the International Day for minority rights at the Bomas […]

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Give NADCO report a chance, urges Mudavadi

The Prime Cabinet Secretary (PCS) Musalia Mudavadi has urged Kenyans to give the National Assembly a chance to debate the recent report unveiled by the National Dialogue Committee (NADCO) to give the country direction to take. Consequently, Mudavadi disclosed that the legislators, currently on recess, will discuss and process the report as soon as they […]

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Placement of KCPE Candidates in Secondary Schools.

Despite several legal suits some parents have placed questioning the findings of an audit of KCPE Results discrepancies, Over One Million KCPE Candidates are set to know their fate today on which secondary schools they will attend next month as Ezekiel Machogu, Cabinet Secretary for Education, is expected to preside over the Form One placement […]

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