Blog Posts - East Africa



Visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo: Media vs. Reality

When we told friends and family that we were heading to the DRC as the core focus of our month in Africa, we got more than a few raised eyebrows. Is it safe? What does one do when visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo? Also, who visits the DRC...
by The Traveling Scholar on Dec 9, 2016

Kenya’s Cheap Power Investments Have Yet To Ease Cost Burden On Local Manufacturers

Industrial goods manufactured in Kenya continue to lose their competitive edge in foreign markets mainly due to the high cost of energy, which accounts for up to 35 per cent of the total cost of running an industrial operation in East Africa’s larg...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 19, 2016

Patoranking Arrested in Uganda

Multiple media reports coming from Uganda confirm that Nigerian dancehall star, Patoranking was arrested at Entebbe Airport on Tuesday August 2, 2016. Patoranking who released his first album God Over Everything in South Africa on August 1, 2016 is c...
by Oh Zina on Aug 4, 2016

Uganda’s single entry visa reduces to $50 from $100

In the move to promote tourism in Uganda, the government has reduced the visa cost from $100 to $50 effective July 22nd 2015.   This comes after the government has announced that the visas will be applied for online to reduce delays and hassles...
by Africa Travel Guide on Jul 22, 2016

INTRASOFT, a Global ICT Company Opens Regional Office in Kenya

The establishment of Intrasoft International East Africa Ltd follows successful implementation of several projects including systems for KRA and NSSF in Kenya and commercial banks and SACCOS in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. Other important banking proj...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 14, 2016

East Africa’s Biggest National Lottery Unveiled

East Africa’s biggest ever national lottery was unveiled at the Nyayo National stadium with a star-studded line up of artistes both local and international. Performances included Tanzania’s King Kiba, Uganda’s Radio and Weasel, STL, Redsan amon...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 11, 2016

Venture Capital Fund Leaving London, Moving To East Africa

London’s startup ecosystem is flooded with early stage funding for tech startups, so one of the city’s best-known venture capital funds is planning to move to a much less crowded neighborhood — East Africa — and become an angel investor the...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 8, 2016

Application for Uganda Visa Online

The Government of Uganda has introduced the online visa application system with effect from 01 July 2016. All persons intending to come to Uganda for holiday, tourism, business, study, visit, medical are required to apply and obtain a visa online. Ap...
by Africa Travel Guide on Jul 7, 2016

KNDI Certifies Weetabix as the First Food Manufucturer in Kenya

Weetabix East Africa Limited has become the first food manufacturer in Kenya to be certified and accredited by the Kenya Nutritionists &Dietitians Institute in compliance with the amended KNDI Act of 2015 assuring Kenyans of high quality products...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 7, 2016

AROUND THE WORLD : HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY, @GELOTHEBEAR

If you’re following my social network accounts, you must be aware about my travel buddy since July 5th, 2015. And yes, from that date when my brothers, JC & Marky who are based in Abu Dhabi suggested for me to buy a teddy bear from Build-A-...

The Digital Era Forces Shake Up At East Africa’s Media House

East African’s largest media company has announced it’s shutting down three of its radio stations and one television channel in a move that has shocked the region’s media industry. Kenya’s Nation Media Group (NMG) announced the decision in a...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jul 4, 2016

The Closure of the World Biggest Refugee Camp (Dadaab) May Not Stop Security Threats in Kenya

Kenya and Somalia, the Eastern African countries which share a border, are in contention over the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Dadaab is reputed to be the world’s largest refugee camp, although it is situated in Garissa, Kenya, maj...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 30, 2016

The world’s largest refugee camp closes

When a 15-year old Fatuma Abdi, a Kenyan Somali accompanied her parents and siblings to the Dadaab Refugee Camp in 2003, all that was on her mind was how they could survive the vagaries of life that had pushed them to the limits at home in Garissa. T...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 29, 2016

See how Cindy Sanyu moved From juggling motherhood to taking over East Africa

Uganda’s latest sensation Cindy Sanyu has been releasing hits besides doing huge collabos in Kenya. It appears there is no stopping the former Blu3 singer who says there are lots of surprises in store for her Kenyan fans. SDE: What are you up to?
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 15, 2016

Kenyan Career Women Would Choose Their Paying Jobs Over Marriage

A recent study by Consumer Insight revealed that many women would rethink getting married if faced with the prospect of choosing between their paying job and marriage. Faced with a man who demands that they quit their job, 52 per cent of women would...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 8, 2016

Latest IT Jobs In Kenya- Safaricom, Pevans East Africa, Jofar Systems, Etc

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by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 7, 2016

US Fast Food Chain Hardee’s Set To Open In Kenya

American fast food chain know for its charbroiled burgers is set to open shop in Kenya through its first outlet at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. It will be at Terminal 1A departure lounge. CKE Restaurant Holdings is the owner of the Hardee’s...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 3, 2016

Beautiful Features of the Maasai – Pukka Kenyatta Tribe of East Africa

The semi-nomadic Maasai people who pride themselves as the authentic people of Kenya are predominantly located in Kenya and northern Tanzania of East Africa. They reside along the border of the two countries and are considered to be part of the Nilot...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 3, 2016

How Safaricom has rewarded IPO investors 8 years after turbulent IPO

Ivana Adhiambo was convinced that 2008 was the year she would become a millionaire. In her hands was a Sh. 600,000 lump sum which she had saved for three years. On the counter was the enticing Safaricom Initial Public Offer (IPO), in which the govern...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 3, 2016

Latest jobs at Living Water International Director of East Africa

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by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 1, 2016


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