International

Kenyans Tired of Tweeting for Uganda

Kenyans on Twitter have given Ugandans an ultimatum to start Tweeting for themselves or simply leave Twitter and go back to sending smoke signals. In a collective statement that was issued by Kenyans on Twitter (#KOT), Ugandans were asked to start tweeting about their own country and not depend on Kenyans to run their Twitter.

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Social

Ndakaini Dam only 19% Full

Despite the heavy rains that are pounding all parts of Kenya, causing floods, landslides and other forms of destructions, there is one mystery that no one can solve. The dam that supplies Nairobians with water is not responding to the rains. With all the seven forks dams full and spilling over, the one dam that

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Economics

PostaMate Acquires Posta Kenya for 1.6 Million

PostaMate has come to the rescue of the struggling Postal Corporation of Kenya with an acquisition that is expected to be signed this afternoon. In an attempt to rescue the ailing corporation, PostaMate announced that it was planning to rebrand Posta Kenya and position it as a premier logistics company in Kenya, bringing it back

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Social

Kenyans Ranked as the Worst Bullies on Twitter by UN body

A survey by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has ranked Kenyans as the worst bullies on Twitter. In the survey which Kenya tops and Canada comes last at position 171, Kenyans excelled in their ability to come together and attack their common enemies, as well as deconstructing both real and perceived

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Education

Kenyatta University Ventilator turns out to be a Faulty Bicycle Pump

Unveiled with pomp, color and global media attention, the much-celebrated prototype of the pneumatic ventilator made in Kenyatta University has turned out to be a faulty bicycle pump. The device which had promised to transform the medical engineering in Kenya has turned into disappointment after it emerged that the actual prototype was simply a faulty

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Education

Kisii University Launches ‘eLearning’ Program Using Smoke Signals

Kisii University is set to join other Universities offering distance learning programs, although in a very unconventional manner that combines technology and traditions. Speaking during the launch of the program, the University Vice Chancellor Professor John S Akama said that the Kisii based institution would embark om using smoke signals to communicate to students who

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