Kenya has transformed itself from a leading tourist destination to an innovation hub resulting in an entrepreneurial tech revolution and earning the name Silicon Savannah”.

Eric Osiakwan [entrepreneur and investor] hosted leading photographer, Lou Jones in Kenya to capture incredible images that depict this transition as part of the panAFRICAproject.

The project’s mission is to create a contemporary, visual portrait of modern Africa one country at a time.

Kenya leads the KINGS (Kenya, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa) of Africa’s digital economy. Africa’s emerging digital economy is changing the continent’s narrative. This photography focuses on the key sectors of Silicon Savannah’s digital economy.


Nairobi National Park – Savannah in the city

Rhino of Nairobi National Park

Safari at Nairobi National Park

Tourism at Nairobi National Park


Silicon in the Savannah

Women in Engineering

Surface Mount Technology

Circuit Board Engineers


Silicon in the Savannah – Entrepreneurs


Creative Hub

Career enhancement

Talking business

Silicon in the Savannah – Artistry


Creative Space

Music in Nairobi

Dj at the Club

Silicon in the Savannah – Industry


Kickstart Farm Solar Panels

New life in the City

Tea factory


Chem chemi ya Ukweli

News Broadcast

Women in Media

Silicon in the Savannah – Elections


Usawa Kwa Wote – Party

Election 2022

A police officer watches over ballot boxes


The use of innovative technology in the 2022 Kenyan elections resulted in a transparent, free and fair election. Even though the opposition contested the results in the supreme court they lacked evidence to back the allegations, so the results were upheld. President William Ruto, PhD, was sworn in as the first non- Kikuyu president who is not from the ruling elite families–a marked departure from the past.

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