@DailyNation

Digital platforms, copycat solutions create jobs, money-making opportunities - 12 months ago, 16 Apr 11:37

Bitange Ndemo

Last week I had the privilege of attending the Euromoney East African Conference held at the Radisson Blu. The theme of the conference was “Fostering a thriving fintech ecosystem”.

I wasn’t among the invited guests but due to exigencies of work, ICT Cabinet Secretary Joseph Mucheru, who was scheduled to give a keynote interview, asked me to represent him instead.

As such I came in at the tail end of the conference. The ushers took me straight to the front seat and introduced me to the interviewer, Christopher Garnett, senior external adviser for the Euromoney Conferences.

I had never met Mr Garnett, a robust and extemporaneous British conferences denizen.

We couldn’t talk loudly, since there was a session going on, but through whispers, we exchanged pleasantries.

He was kind enough to share the list of questions he was to ask me.

GREATER PRODUCTIVITY

Come question time, he did not follow the script. For ...
Read More


Category: oped opinion news

Item ID: b04ad510-56b5-49db-a88c-3c69252cf54d

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 1.015
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 204.84
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 1.015
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 204.84
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 1.015
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 204.84
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title:

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 16, 2018 11:37:12 AM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Apr 16, 2018 12:20:33 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2018 5:40:39 AM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Feb 4, 2019 6:00:17 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 16, 2018 11:37:12 AM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Feb 4, 2019 6:00:17 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2018 5:40:39 AM

Suggested

16 hours ago, 12:33
Venezuela: How could such a rich country become so poor (Part II)

In 1950, Venezuela was the world's fourth-wealthiest nation per capita. Today, this same country has by far the highest misery index score. The minimum salary is just below $6 per month and a loaf of ...

Category: oped news opinion

Item ID: faab743d-1142-4c5b-9659-7338df48ac50

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.015
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.215
  3. description: View the latest OpEds
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title: OpEds

  1. newsPriority: 0.015
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.215
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.015
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.215
  3. description: View the latest Opinions from policy makers
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title: Opinions

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 21, 2019 12:33:45 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 21, 2019 9:03:03 AM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:33:45 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 21, 2019 12:34:53 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 21, 2019 11:30:00 AM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:34:53 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:33:45 PM
1 day ago, 02:43
THE CUTTING EDGE

DEFENDING DETECTIVE: What Deputy President William Ruto and his allies have been trying to do lately is to intimidate Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti by publicly criticising him in ...

Category: oped news opinion

Item ID: aad06849-a843-4b9d-82dd-187dd593ccb0

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.024
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.391
  3. description: View the latest OpEds
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title: OpEds

  1. newsPriority: 0.024
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.391
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.024
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.391
  3. description: View the latest Opinions from policy makers
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title: Opinions

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 21, 2019 2:43:49 AM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 5:32:28 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 2:43:49 AM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 21, 2019 2:45:48 AM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 10:59:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 2:45:48 AM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 2:43:49 AM
1 day ago, 23:33
Drought, Turkana deaths: West African ‘miracles’ can end it all

Last week, the sleekly produced One Planet Summit was held at the UN headquarters in Nairobi, co-hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta and French leader Emmanuel Macron. Barely had it closed than news ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion

Item ID: 849aac88-4f11-4100-869d-f86d93a1eb84

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.095
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.512
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.001
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.418
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.001
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.418
  3. description: View the latest OpEds
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title: OpEds

  1. newsPriority: 0.001
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.418
  3. description: View the latest Opinions from policy makers
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title: Opinions

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 20, 2019 11:33:25 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 8:22:38 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 20, 2019 11:33:25 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 11:39:28 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 10:59:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 20, 2019 11:53:59 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 20, 2019 11:33:04 PM
1 day ago, 00:03
Act to curb road deaths

The spectre of fatal road crashes is rearing its ugly head again. Quite sad is the news of the death of the Zambian High Commissioner, who on Wednesday succumbed to injuries suffered in an accident on ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion

Item ID: 555d6c66-6e52-40fc-8ce2-f72527b74113

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.425
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.025
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.425
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.421
  3. description: View the latest OpEds
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title: OpEds

  1. newsPriority: 0.021
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.421
  3. description: View the latest Opinions from policy makers
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title: Opinions

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 21, 2019 12:03:45 AM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 8:48:17 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:03:45 AM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 21, 2019 12:06:02 AM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 10:59:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:34:08 AM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:03:28 AM
1 day ago, 00:34
Famine lays bare rot in the nation and counties

The food crisis that has gripped several parts of the country requires quick intervention. Importantly, it should not be politicised or trivialised. Facts on the ground indicate that more than one ...

Category: oped news opinion

Item ID: 56f37e6e-73b2-4265-8b8f-0e648c601473

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.022
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.422
  3. description: View the latest OpEds
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title: OpEds

  1. newsPriority: 0.022
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.422
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.022
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.422
  3. description: View the latest Opinions from policy makers
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title: Opinions

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 21, 2019 12:34:07 AM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 8:48:17 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:34:07 AM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 21, 2019 12:36:04 AM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 10:59:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:36:04 AM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 21, 2019 12:34:07 AM
1 day ago, 23:32
Fix the core challenges first, side projects a duplication of efforts

On March 10, thousands of Kenyans participated in the annual Beyond Zero Half-Marathon in Nairobi. The initiative of First Lady Margaret Kenyatta aims at raising funds, mobilising resources and ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion

Item ID: ae9c6a6b-f2bb-4ef6-8775-af2b32016a87

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.049
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.466
  3. description: View the latest and breaking Top News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title: Top News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.428
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.428
  3. description: View the latest OpEds
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: oped
  6. title: OpEds

  1. newsPriority: 0.011
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.428
  3. description: View the latest Opinions from policy makers
  4. parsedURL: http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/1192-1192-110kbth/index.html
  5. name: opinion
  6. title: Opinions

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Mar 20, 2019 11:32:35 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 8:22:38 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Mar 20, 2019 11:32:35 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 11:54:59 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Mar 20, 2019 10:59:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Mar 20, 2019 11:54:59 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Mar 20, 2019 11:32:32 PM