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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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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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Obama’s Nairobi visit should unlock funding to tackle climate change

By Mithika Mwenda More than five years ago, in the dark negotiating halls of the Copenhagen climate talks, an agreement was struck that included a pledge of 100 billion dollars to help developing countries, like my beloved Kenya, cope with the havoc caused by climate change and facilitate a shift to low-carbon development pathways. Back then, we didn’t call it ...

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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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Babu Owino’s letter to Obama sparks debate on social media

babu owino (kenya-today.com)

By Davis Mwandawiro The Students Organization of Nairobi University (SONU) chairman Babu Owino is not known to shy away from the limelight or any sort of controversy. A bold and tenacious young man with the enthusiasm of a veteran political leader. Earlier on the wake of 13th of July, he drafted a letter to the office of the US embassy ...

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