Safaricom Innovation Board kicked off – and then disbanded.

See update at the bottom. Yesterday, was an eventful day at Safaricom. It was the day when the Safaricom Academy was launched – a partnership between Strathmore University and Safaricom. In the event, the character of the new Safaricom CEO was illustrated clearly by how he began his remarks: by apologising for the “appaling service” …

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Nokia-Microsoft Partnership: from the pan to the fire?

Last week, Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop sent a note to its employees around the world that they were in trouble as regards the smartphone market. A couple days later, Elop stood with Microsoft CEO, Steven A Ballmer to announce that Nokia will be discarding its OS Symbian and adopting Windows Mobile for its smartphones – …

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Isis Nyongo new MD, Inmobi Africa

I have just learnt that my friend Isis Nyong’o (@inyongo), formerly the Google Business Development Manager has been appointed VP & Managing Director of inmobi Africa. In the Press release, it was said that has come on board to drive InMobi’s African business strategy, facilitating the expansion of the company’s continental base and that She takes …

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