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Why Africa must offer much more support to women in technology

Tanzania, Sept. 24 -- Hillary Clinton once said that women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. This reservoir can be tapped if we address issues of mentorship and equality. Stu... Read More


NDEMO: Blockchain for SMEs: Lessons from Italy

Nairobi, Sept. 17 -- The diffusion of blockchain is intensifying globally. This was evident last week during the virtual launch of a report titled 'Blockchain for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) a... Read More


NDEMO: Cloud technology uniting Africa

Nairobi, Sept. 10 -- Covid-19 threatened to separate humanity but cloud-based technologies have brought us closer than at any other time before in our lives. The cloud technology is uniting Africa too... Read More


NDEMO: Tie small enterprises growth to innovation

Nairobi, Aug. 27 -- Last week, the British High Commissioner to Kenya, Jane Marriott, inaugurated an Innovation and Research Challenge Board in Nairobi. The 10-member Board with expertise in Science,... Read More


NDEMO: Making Kenya Airways competitive

Nairobi, Aug. 13 -- How to make Kenya Airways #ticker:KQ (KQ) a profitable national flag carrier is not a new debate. Many, including this columnist, have chipped in on numerous occasions. There are ... Read More


NDEMO: MSE verification a game changer

Nairobi, July 30 -- One of the major reasons why some micro and small enterprises (MSEs) prefer being in the informal sector is fear of compliance with regulatory requirements. However, failure to co... Read More


Emulating animals on leadership

Tanzania, July 27 -- George Bernard Shaw made the following observation: "If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience." Flippin... Read More


NDEMO: Set sights on informal sector recovery

Nairobi, July 16 -- The Covid-19 pandemic is throwing a curved ball at us. It has made planning virtually impossible. The interventions we made in March are not the ones we need today, and it is possi... Read More


NDEMO: Revamp Kenya's investment negotiations

Nairobi, July 10 -- The news that the government has paid more than Sh7 billion in penalties to investors behind the Lake Turkana Wind Power project is the latest example of badly negotiated deals tha... Read More


NDEMO: What retailers in Kenya must get right

Nairobi, July 9 -- Over the past few years, the retail sector has experienced some turbulence. Local giants like Uchumi and Nakumatt were forced to exit the market by several factors, including compet... Read More