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Media’s coverage of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit draws strong criticisms

The 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit happening in Nairobi Kenya on 25th & 26th July 2015

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015, arguably the biggest international business meet up that Kenya has had in the last two decades received criticisms from Kenyans as to how the media covered it. Co-chaired by President Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta, the global event brought together some of the top entrepreneurs and companies together in what can be seen as a ...

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Are Kenyans gullible on GES Summit goodies?

By Grace Atuhaire and Kenneth Jura So Obama has been in town not for an official visit to the Republic of Kenya but to officiate the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and all the media’s attention was on the expectations of his step grandmother to her grandsons visit to the country and Kenyans on Twitter taking on CNN about the dictionary words ...

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Quotable quotes from Presidents Obama and Uhuru at the GES Summit

  President Uhuru Kenyatta “The people of Kenya are truly proud to welcome you to the world’s most diverse continent, the cradle of Mankind.” “Tell the world what you’ve seen in Kenya. Let them know that Africa is open and ready for business.” “The key insight is to see that we are at the beginning of a great journey. It’s ...

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Snippets of speeches by President Obama, Uhuru at the opening of the GES Summit

President Barrack Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta co-hosted the sixth global entrepreneurship summit this morning at the UN Complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Internet users especially on Twitter provided a sneak peak into what they said at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2015.   With my co-host @POTUS during the official opening of #GES2015Kenya at the United Nations Headquarters in Gigiri ...

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Local entrepreneurs to benefit from GES Summit

A few minutes ago, US President Barack Obama, jetted in the country for the sixth Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). The visit being the first ever by a sitting president of the most powerful country in the world has definitely put Kenya on the international limelight. The excitement and the enthusiasm exhibited by Kenyans on President Obama’s historic visit is palpable especially ...

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Fact sheet on the GES Summit 2015

Genesis: The Global Entrepreneurship Summit can be traced to a 2009 speech by Barrack Obama. In the speech delivered in Cairo, Obama “pledged to host a Summit on Entrepreneurship to broaden and deepen ties between business leaders, foundations, and entrepreneurs in the United States and Muslim communities around the world.” Inaugural Summit: The first summit was held in Washington, D.C. ...

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Kenyan Media gets a tongue lashing for lack of adequate coverage ahead of GES Summit

The 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit happening in Nairobi Kenya on 25th & 26th July 2015

Kenya is on the international spotlight due to the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit taking place next week  from 25-26th July in Nairobi. Kenya is the only country in Sub-Saharan Africa and the 2nd in Africa to host   the Global Entrepreneurship Summit which shall be graced the United States president, Barack Obama. Why Kenya was the best choice to host GES 2015 During the ...

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