May 22, 2010
May 22, 2010

An Atlas Lion joins Arsenal FC

May 21, 2010


First, I am a fan of Arsenal FC, but regarding this article that is beside the point. Right now, I just want to celebrate the fact that Marouane Chamakh has joined the Club. I am always delighted to see more African players showcase their talents on the big stage; Born and raised in France, but […]

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May 21, 2010


Today, has two articles that I enjoyed reading; check them out; 1. Mxit is Imported into Kenya Mxit is a massive mobile social network that was started in South Africa a couple years ago. Today, Safaricom announced a partnership with them, using their marketing muscle (7 pages of ads in today’s newspaper) to import […]

The Scramble for the River Nile

May 20, 2010


Inside Story – Sharing the Nile [Al Jazeera Africa] Kenya Signs the “New Treaty” Egypt and Sudan oppose Nile deal Egypt insisted it can block dams and other projects upstream on the Nile, challenging a new deal among African nations seeking to alter historic water sharing arrangements and secure more water for farms and growth. […]

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010: 32 Teams, 1 Dream, Group F

May 19, 2010


ITALY Defending champions Italy will naturally be one of the leading contenders to emerge triumphant at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ South Africa. The only country along with Brazil to have won the tournament twice in succession, Marcello Lippi’s men will be vying to match the performance of their pioneering predecessors in 1934 and 1938. […]


M-KESHO: M-PESA Meets Equity Bank in Kenya

May 18, 2010


Equity Bank and Safaricom have launched a unique banking service that enables individuals to withdraw money from theirbank accounts via their mobile phone handsets. The service also allows Equity customers to deposit money into their accounts through Safaricom’s M-Pesa agents. The new account dubbed M-Kesho has been designed to mainly tap into the huge number […]