Monday, March 22, 2010

Accenture eyes Kenya as outsourcing location

Accenture has given a boost to Kenya's business process outsourcing (BPO) market by piloting a project that is likely to lead to a long-term base for the global giant. For the last two years, Accenture has engaged the Kenyan government and explored ways to improve market and technical conditions that would lead to the first Accenture outsourcing center in East Africa. "It means a lot to Kenya for Accenture to set up its base here; it is a leading outsourcing company and is likely to pull other outsourcing companies," said Paul Kukubo, CEO, Kenya ICT Board.

Social Media abuzz with Kenya's Hottest Trend - Makmende

Ha-He is the second video from Just a Band's second album, 82. It was released this past Monday via JAB's YouTube page. 

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Kenya ranked 5th worldwide and No. 1 in Africa in Wind Power Generation Projects

In a bid to combat the country's growing demand for power whilst still standing firm in the battle against global warming, Kenya has announced that it is to create the largest wind-farm on the continent. 365 giant wind turbines are to be constructed around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya at a cost of over GBP £533m. When completed in 2012, farm will be capable of producing 300MW making the wind-farm of the largest producers of national grid-fed wind energy anywhere in the world. 

Saturday, March 20, 2010

And here comes the EASSY undersea fiber..

The imminent arrival of Kenya's third international fibre optic this weekend is set to renew debate on the pricing of communication. The East African Submarine System (EASSy) will dock in Mombasa this weekend, two weeks earlier than initially scheduled. Although capacity offered on EASSy will only be available for commercial use in June after it undergoes a mandatory testing period, the cable's physical arrival promises to set off major realignments in the Internet sector over the next three months.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Seacom signs broadband link deal with Ethiopia's ETC

Submarine fibre optic cable system operator Seacom has been awarded an agreement to supply Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) with international broadband fibre connectivity through a backhaul link through Djibouti.

"Malili Technopolis Concept Paper" is hot on Twitter this hour

Wow! This is amazing, a Kenyan project getting top hits on SlideShare

"Malili Technopolis Concept Paper" is being tweeted more than any other document on SlideShare right now. So we've put it on the homepage of (in the "Hot on Twitter" section).

Well done, you!

- SlideShare Team