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Something strange is afoot in Silicon Savannah, Kenya’s much-hyped and oft-feted technology ecosystem. This vibrant hub has birthed everything from Safaricom’s fabled and ludicrously successful M-Pesa mobile money platform to storied startups like M-Kopa, Cellulant, PesaPal, Jumia, and others. However, in recent years, we’ve witnessed a number of well-funded technology

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Yesterday, we witnessed the quite frankly staggering announcement of the largest single private-sector digital investment in Kenya’s history, as Microsoft and G42 unveiled a US$1 Billion initiative aimed at transforming Kenya’s digital ecosystem.  This comprehensive package of digital investments, in collaboration with the Republic of Kenya’s Ministry of Information, Communications

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Nairobi and Kenya in general seems to be fast becoming one of the most exciting destinations for ICT initiatives throughout the African continent. On this basis, I just found out that there is an exciting ICT focused competition called IPO48 that will be held in Nairobi between the 29th and 

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