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Africa: Intellectual Property Reprieve for Poor Countries

IRIN]Nairobi -Least developed countries will continue to have access to affordable medical technologies for an additional extra eight years before they are required to implement the World Trade Organization’s Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Agreement, following a series of negotiations.

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Mo De, mobile microcredit startup, wins IBM SmartCamp contest

The Nairobi-based company, focused on emerging markets, bests several other worthy startups to win IBM's "Global Entrepreneur of the Year" award.

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Banned by Kenya, controversial Canadian preacher delivers speech via Skype

Deported from Kenya last week due to security concerns, controversial Canadian Muslim preacher Bilal Philips nonetheless delivered his planned speech to Nairobi’s biggest mosque on Saturday via Skype

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