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March 2011 Blog Posts (15)

[Vacancy] Manager Projects 1%CLUB Kenya

1%CLUB is an international organization with offices in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Nairobi (Kenya). In total 10 people work for the 1%CLUB and we have a large network of over 100 volunteers and an online network of over 20.000 people worldwide. For our office in Kenya we are looking per direct for a


Manager Projects 1%CLUB Kenya




Added by Bas Vlugt on March 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

[Vacancy] Director 1%CLUB Kenya

1%CLUB is an international organization with offices in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Nairobi (Kenya). In total 10 people work for the 1%CLUB and we have a large network of over 100 volunteers and an online network of over 20.000 people worldwide. For our office in Kenya we are looking per direct for a



Director 1%CLUB Kenya



Added by Bas Vlugt on March 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

World Bank Credit of US$30 Million for Skills Development in Rwanda

The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved the new US$30 million Rwanda Skills Development Project, which will support the country-led effort to build a more skilled workforce that can meet the needs of Rwanda’s steadily expanding economy.


Manufacturing and services have already become very significant in Rwanda, with services expected to have generated about 60 percent of national GDP in 2010, up from 37 percent in 2001. The demand for skilled workers is expected to rise…


Added by Linda Larbie on March 30, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

World Bank Approves US$100 Million to Improve Living Conditions in Kenya’s Slums

The World Bank has approved a credit of US$100 million to improve living conditions in Kenya’s informal urban settlements.

The Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Project approved by the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today will focus on strengthening security of tenure and improving physical infrastructure in informal settlements in 15 of Kenya’s largest cities. 


“Kenya’s cities are growing rapidly, with many new residents crowding into sprawling unplanned…


Added by Linda Larbie on March 29, 2011 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Educational Books

Inviting inquiries for bulk Educational Books from technical institutions/colleges do write to : sanjeev_bindal@hotmail.com

Added by Sanjeev Bindal on March 28, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments

Tanzania Safari Holidays

With the on going crisis in the Northern part of Africa, is this going to affect tourism in Africa as a whole or is it just a thing to pass?

Does Africa really care of its fellow African countries?

Since many African countries rely on tourism for their economy and countries like Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania etc then what is the silence for and what was the African Union membership for or arent we mature enough to handle our own problems?


Just a…


Added by Cadjetan Gaetano Mwamba on March 22, 2011 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Tourism development in Africa

Tourism creates both risks and opportunities on a fairly large scale. Tourism generates an increase in commercial development and economic activity, which can increase  consumptive pressure on natural resources in general as well as directly destroying environmental assets through development.

This is particularly true in coastal areas where tourism developments tend to be particularly dense in prime areas and environmental impacts commensurately high.

The flip side of the coin…


Added by Isaac Twumasi-Quantus on March 21, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Researching Internet Business in View to Creating Jobs from Home.

Creating Jobs from Home

I was born in East Africa and lived there from 1941 to 1975.

My Dad worked for the East African Railways for 30 yrs.

Started in Daressalaam where I was born and went to Kenya

in 1949.

I went to St.Teresa's School in Nairobi, Strathmore College

and Egerton Agriculture College, in Nakuru.

Played Cricket for RGI. Fast Bowler in the 50's..



Added by Donald Gonsalves on March 15, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments

What is the meaning of being service minded in Africa?

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Added by Sztum on March 10, 2011 at 5:47pm — No Comments

African Barrick sees Golden Ridge as satellite operation to Buzwagi

The Golden Ridge project has the potential to be a satellite operation to African Barrick Gold’s Buzwagi mine in Tanzania, CEO Greg Hawkins said on Monday.


Announcing an initial mineral resource at Golden Ridge, Hawkins said that the project could contribute 50 000 oz of gold to Buzwagi in the next two to three years.


The initial resource consists of 527 000 oz at 2,94 g/t gold in the indicated category, and 152 000 oz at 2,52 g/t gold in the inferred…


Added by Linda Larbie on March 10, 2011 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Exploring the potential benefits of further regional economic integration through Agricultural

We take a look at the productive structure of five Southern and East African countries: Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. Most natural avenue for future product diversification for these five Southern and East African nations resides in the agricultural sector, since all of these nations appear to have productive structures that are pre-adapted to the production of many agricultural products that none of them are currently exporting.

This suggest that while…


Added by Isaac Twumasi-Quantus on March 9, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

IFC Invests in Catalyst Fund to Improve Access to Finance for East African Growth Companies

IFC has announced a $10 million equity investment in Catalyst Fund I LLC to stimulate employment and accelerate economic growth across East Africa by improving access to equity financing for emerging and midsize companies.

Catalyst Principal Partners, a private equity firm based in Kenya, has raised $70 million for the fund. Other investors include the African Development Bank, the Commonwealth Development Corporation, Germany’s development finance company DEG and PROPARCO of…


Added by Linda Larbie on March 9, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Ethiopian Tour & Travel Agent Has Vacancy For Office Manager

Do you love to learn about new cultures? Do you have experience in the travel industry, then  Ethio National Tour & Travel Operator, P.L.C. (ENTTO) is looking for you.

ENTTO is located in Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa in the five star Hilton Hotel.

We are a busy tour and travel agency looking to hire someone for our office manager vacancy.   Ideal candidate will be proficient in the English language with previous experience in the travel industry and the ability to…


Added by Kebede B. Weldemariam on March 1, 2011 at 7:13pm — No Comments

KCB In 56% Profit Growth to Kshs9.8 Billion

The KCB Group has reported an impressive 56% jump in pretax profits for 2010 from KShs6.3 billion in 2009 to KShs9.8 billion.


Group Chairman, Mr. Peter Muthoka, announced the bank’s 2010 full year audited results that reflected a 29% increase in total operating income to KShs29.6 billion from KShs22.9 billion the previous year.  Total operating expenses were stable at KShs18.7 billion growing by 18% from KShs15.9 billion in 2009.


“The Board is very pleased to…


Added by Linda Larbie on March 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

SPARK AFRICA - Kenyan solution for charging mobile phones

It is estimated that in Kenya about 17,5 million of the total 38,5 million inhabitants own a mobile phone. But in rural areas electricity is a problem. Students of the university of Nairobi came up with the solution: the 'Smart Charger'. The charger works quite simple: one connects it to the dynamo of a bicycle. The device transforms the power into electricity that can charge the mobile phone. After about one hour the phone will be charge.



Added by Bas Vlugt on March 1, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

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