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Kenyan Musicians Face the Music

Kenyan Musicians Face the Music

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Kenyan artistes seems to be making everything but money. Last month, the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) disbursed loyalties to Kenyan musicians. This is the money that had been collected from licensing public music performance in the in the second quarter of 2019. It includes fees from places…

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Kenya’s New Digital Tax targets Google, Facebook, Netflix and others

Kenya’s New Digital Tax targets Google, Facebook, Netflix and others

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Governments have increasingly resulted to taxing digital services through taxes such as Social Media tax in Uganda and various countries in Africa. The trend seems to be picking up with different versions of such taxation in the East African region. This week, Kenya is on the verge of introducing…

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Lawrence Mosa: The making of Canaan Properties

Lawrence Mosa: The making of Canaan Properties

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Lawrence Mosa lives by a code that if you want to do business on long term, do it legitimately. Mosa is the founder and the Managing Director at Canaan Properties, one of the leading real estate management service providers in Nairobi. This is a business he has ran for…

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The Persuasive Technologies that keep you addicted to Social Media

The Persuasive Technologies that keep you addicted to Social Media

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Last year, salesforce CEO Merc Benioff was quoted during the World Economic Forum saying that Facebook should be regulated the same way tobacco companies are regulated. This was in reference to the tendency of social media to be addictive, and to influence human behaviour and decision in a way…

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How social media is used to influence elections

How social media is used to influence elections

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Cambridge Analytica played some hidden roles in elections around the world, from the US presidential elections, the UK Brexit referendum, to even the Kenyan general elections. How did they achieve this? It was easy. The marriage of technology and human psychology has produced powerful tool that can reach people,…

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Questions to expect in the upcoming Kenya Population and Housing Census

Questions to expect in the upcoming Kenya Population and Housing Census

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Where you will spend the night on 24th August 2019 will affect this country for the next 10 years, because that will be the reference night for the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census. You will expect someone to knock at your door between the evenings of 24th to…

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Kenya’s Failed Primary School Laptops Project

Kenya’s Failed Primary School Laptops Project

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In 2013, the government of Kenya promised to issue laptops to all pupils joining primary school. This was made as an election campaign pledge, and it was one of the most expensive political promises ever made. It would involve issuing laptops to every new batch of pupils joining class…

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Conducting business through online markets

Conducting business through online markets

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While the world has shifted to a Digital Economy, many people find themselves unable to venture into doing business online due to lack of information on what digital economy entails, or lack of skills to utilize the same. At the same time, many people keep venturing into entrepreneurship in…

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The Future of Self-driving Cars in Africa

The Future of Self-driving Cars in Africa

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Automobile is a word that came up when the world transitioned from horse drawn cars to self-propelling cars with engines. Then, no one saw it coming that one day even the driver would become unnecessary and the car would move from both animal power and control. Once Self-driving cars…

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The White CEO

The White CEO

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What started as a satirical tweet by Truehost Cloud has ended up as a Tweet with a life of its own, drawing anger and amusement at the same time from thousands of people. The tweet was an advert for a CEO position, giving funny requirements such as height, gender,…

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