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11/November/2014

Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) firms have overtaken large companies in the use and adoption of technology in East Africa. PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Kenya revealed in a survey that over 60 per cent of  respondents during the CIO100 Survey 2014 said most technologies were being used in projects for the first time.

The report further notes that innovation was mostly executed in mobile or wireless technology, databases or data warehousing and virtualisation of servers. Speaking during the announcement Muchemi Wambugu, partner/director PwC said unlike others, the survey says most companies — especially the SMEs have increased their investments in, and uptake of, technology — in a bid to have an edge in business processes.

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07/November/2014

The Ministry of Education, in consultations with stakeholders, has approved term dates for schools and colleges for the 2015 school calendar.

Primary and Secondary schools will open 5th January, 2015 for First Term and close on 10th April, 2015 for the April holidays.

They will re-open for the 2nd term on 4th May, 2015 and close on 7th August while third term commences on 13th September, 2015 and ends on 13th November, 2015.

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19/June/2014

Germany has no plans to issue advisories against essential travel of its citizens to Kenya, an envoy has said.

According to German Ambassador to Kenya Andreas Peschke, his government has not received any intelligence report that threatens citizens living in Kenya.

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Economic News

 

US to offer technical support on managing power in Sh1.4trn plan. The American government will offer technical assistance to the six African countries chosen for the Power Africa initiative so as to accelerate transactions to get additional electricity to the relevant national grids.

 

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Political News  

Senators want county assembly representatives better equipped to undertake their duties effectively. They specifically want the leaders provided with computers and other Information Communication and Technology materials as well as a data bank to help them conduct research while making laws in their respective assemblies.

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