NAS renforce sa présence en Afrique grâce à un partenariat stratégique avec Siginon Aviation au Kenya
NAS a ajouté 16 nouveaux aéroports à son réseau en pleine croissance au cours de la dernière année.
Equity Bank has revamped its online banking offering, previously known as Eazzy Net, in line with the bank’s One Equity strategy to provide a seamless customer experience across all banking channels.
Kaspersky experts noticed increased activity from fraudsters stealing passwords by using special malware called Trojan-PSW
A combination of NAS’s global presence and expertise in airport services with Siginon Aviation’s experience in Kenya will successfully strengthen the ground handling, ramp handling and cargo handling capabilities in the region, especially in East Africa.
Safaricom had the highest internet speeds among top providers in Kenya in Q3 2021. This is according to Ookla's Q3 Internet Performance Report on the state of Kenya's mobile and fixed networks released this week.
Kenyans have been urged to double efforts in tree planting in a bid to mitigate the current effects of climate change.
Eddie Ndichu has been the CEO of the Singapore and Kenyan-based Fintech startup, while his twin brother Paul Ndichu was the Executive Director. Elizabeth Kariuki who is the Chief Operating Officer will now take over as interim CEO.
The Series A investment enables Asante to scale its credit offerings to the underserved segment of MSMEs in Kenya and Uganda, and expand to Nigeria and Rwanda.
The NHIF mini-app will provide all NHIF services through the Super App, empowering customers to access services wherever they may be without visiting NHIF offices or downloading a separate app.
Google recently announced that it will be investing up to $50 million in African early- and growth-stage startups via its Africa Investment Fund. Here are the 9 Kenyan startups selected to receive equity-free funding.
Autochek, the automotive technology company that aims to facilitate auto finance across Africa, has officially widened its operations to Kenya
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has recognised South African NEC XON’s alternative energy Hybrid Storage Solution (HSS) as an innovative technology for promoting sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
Kenya enhances its diagnostic systems as National Public Health Laboratory acquire ISO certification
Kenya's National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) is set to play a critical role in the generation of critical data to guide in the development of public health policies following its ISO accreditation.
The NHIF mini-app will provide all NHIF services through the Super App, empowering customers to access services wherever they may be without visiting NHIF offices or downloading a separate app
Red Lands is internationally recognized for its green horticultural practices that respect people and the environment. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The African Development Bank announced a 36-month debarment of Sino-Kenya Engineering Group Company and Yuehua Bai, its Managing Director, for fraudulent practices in Kenya.
Significantly, for African countries monitored, Nigeria only trails Egypt (19 466) by the number of attacks blocked, pointing to how prevalent mobile threats have become in this highly connected country.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) extended the provisional licenses granted to four coffee brokers by a further 30 days from 30 September 2021, in line with the Capital Markets (Coffee Exchange) Regulations, 2020.
The African Development Bank announced a 36-month debarment of Express Automation, a limited liability company, for fraudulent practices in Kenya.
Etihad Cargo signs pharma agreement with Astral Aviation and Kenya Airways to expand its African footprint
Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Aviation Group, has expanded its pharma sector reach into Africa with the signing of a Service Legal Agreement (SLA) with Astral Aviation and Kenya Airways.
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a annoncé, jeudi, l’exclusion, pour une durée de 36 mois, de la société Express Automation Limited pour pratiques frauduleuses.
[Kenya] MSK partners with online learning platform Unicaf to provide scholarship opportunities to its members
Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) has signed a partnership agreement with Unicaf to increase its members’ and employees’ access to quality higher education.
Goodlife has partnered with Glovo Kenya to leverage its network and knowledge of e-commerce in Kenya. Following the deal, the retailer has listed its products on the app.
Sendy has partnered with Mobility 54 Investment SAS, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and CFAO’s corporate venture capital arm, to acquire a significant stake in West African logistics startup Kamtar
Facebook announced the winners of the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program, highlighting the 13 Facebook community leaders Africa who will receive up to $50,000 USD in funds.
The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has unveiled a three-month awareness campaign to protect children and their digital footprint, as it steps up the advocacy on responsible use of the internet.
OPPO Kenya has launched a mobile photography competition with an aim to support the continued revival of local tourism by encouraging more Kenyans to visit the national parks and game reserves.
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a annoncé l’exclusion de la société Rockey Africa Limited et cinq de ses filiales toutes enregistrées au Kenya, ainsi que de son président-directeur général en raison de pratiques frauduleuses.
Customers of KCB Bank Kenya, the Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) and the Kenya Post Office Savings Bank (Postbank), can now enjoy an easy and convenient way to send cross-border money transfers, with the launch of Western Union’s digital money transfer services on their respective mobile banking apps.
Capria and its affiliated network of funds have invested USD 92.1 million as of December 2020, impacting 16.5 million lives across regions despite the pandemic-induced setback.
MarketForce, the Kenya and Nigeria-based B2B platform for retail distribution of consumer goods and digital financial services in Africa, announced the appointment of Arthur Bourekas as the Chief Commercial Officer, effective 1st October 2021.
Carole Kinoti, the Founder of the initiative says it accelerates learning while placing unemployed youth in jobs across the country by equipping them with sewing machine operator’s skills and further support lifelong personal and professional success.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged global financial institutions to ramp up investments in agriculture as part of their support for African economies.
Netflix has introduced a free mobile only plan in Kenya as the company looks to tap into the growing VoD streaming market in the country.
The African Union (AU) through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is set to launch the Eastern regional co-ordination center in Kenya come October 1.
Absa Bank Kenya PLC has kicked off an ambitious digital literacy enhancement programme targeting to establish 66 computer labs in schools across the country.
Every Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) that has digitized its operations can attest to the efficiency that comes with such a move. Digitization helps to enhance productivity in SACCOs and improves service delivery to members.
Mobile games development startup Usiku Games has developed a new game to help school-going children learn sign language and help them to communicate and connect with friends with hearing impairment.
Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has today unveiled annual and quarterly subscription payment options targeting lower package subscribers enrolled to the platform’s Nyota bouquet.
Absa Bank Kenya has partnered with Pan African impact investment platform - Melanin Kapital – to launch an investor readiness program that places startups driving social impact on the path to accessing up to KES3 million in unsecured lending.
Leading research and humanitarian agencies have joined forces to harness data and technology in a bid to stop climate shocks resulting in hunger in vulnerable livestock farming communities.
The guarantee facility will enable Co-op Bank, on the one hand to strengthen its commitment to financing Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs), and on the other to promote emerging corporates in Kenya that are involved in green energy and solar installation projects.
Sidian Bank, a mid-tier bank focusing on SMEs in Kenya, has signed a $9 million million deal with the Netherlands based social impact investor, Oikocredit.
Kenya and Cuba have pledged to enhance bilateral relations in the field of research, vaccines and pharmaceutical products as the former moves to implement further reforms in the health sector.
The tech scene in Kenya is thriving. Even amid a global pandemic, economic uncertainty, and election fever, our dynamic African country has found a way to cut through the clutter and establish itself as the world’s ‘Silicon Savannah’
Kenyan insurance startup Lami Technologies and Sendy have today announced a new per-trip insurance policy for transporter in Kenya.
Jumia has partnered with top brands such as Samsung, Adidas, Bruhm, Pernod Ricard and L’Oreal (Maybelline and Garnier) for the campaign that is set to run from September 24th to October 10th.
Safaricom has been announced as a Global Compact LEAD participant for its ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.
[Kenya] AAFA formalizes relationship with KAM to promote economic growth in the apparel and footwear industry
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), to collaborate on policy areas that are of mutual to its membership through joint advocacy.
LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled a new brand shop at Thika Road Mall (TRM) as it steps up a campaign to take its products and services closer to consumers.
La Guinée a déclaré aujourd’hui la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg après qu’aucun cas n’a été signalé pendant 42 jours.
[Kenya] Equity Bank granted global certifications On IT Service and Information Security Management Systems
ISO 20000 shows that the Bank’s service management system is robust enough in the delivery of all IT-related services and is also aligned with its current and future needs.
Google and the Kenyan Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) have announced a collaboration to improve gender equity, diversity and inclusion within organizations and the workplace.
Chevron partners with Tristar Group to strengthen production and distribution of Caltex lubricants in East Africa
With the signing of this agreement, Chevron has strengthened its already growing presence in East Africa and entrusted its operations to AML as a licensee.
[Kenya] Cellulant, Ecobank and GAINDE 2000 partners with KenTrade to provide payment gateway to enhance service delivery
To offer efficient and robust services to their customers, KenTrade has entered into a consortium partnership with Cellulant, Ecobank and GAINDE 2000.
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has been cleared to sell an equivalent of 4.6 million tonnes of carbon emissions earned over the last 18 months.
Farmers in Kenya will now be able to access agronomic advice on weeds, diseases and pest control, following the launch of an application that links them to agricultural experts from Corteva Agriscience.
For instance, spam constituted almost 30% of email traffic in South Africa and close on 35% in Kenya in H1 2021.
The Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB), StarCloud LLC Estonia, Risk Africa Innovatis, UNICEF and Liquid Intelligent Technologies have partnered to digitise books and make them available to learners in school.
[Kenya] NCPB partners with Safaricom’s integrated mobile platform DigiFarm to enable farmers access post-harvest services
The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has signed an MoU with Safaricom’s DigiFarm Kenya to facilitate small-scale farmers in Kenya access post-harvest management services through the digital platform.
KCB partners with Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industries to accelerate credit flow to businesses
The partnership will see micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) enjoy financial and non-financial solutions to help them recover from the economic downturn driven by the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Business communication technology leader Mitel has partnered with Mart Network, a value-added distributor, to launch remote working and mobility solutions in the region
This new chipset provides an upgrade for smartphone displays and photography capabilities and now the company is making it available in Kenya.
Dimension Data, and its parent company NTT Ltd., have partnered for the second time in a row with Red Bull Basement to empower the next generation of university students to innovate for good.
Delivery ﬁrm Glovo on Tuesday announced a new last-mile delivery deal with Kenyan supermarket Chandarana Foodplus.
A group of trailblazing Kenyan women are carving their own paths to success. From doctors to content creators, they are using the power of online platforms to amplify their voices and help others flourish.
Launched more than 14 years ago in Kenya, M-Pesa is today available in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana and Egypt.
L'AfDB a nominée M. Solomon Mugera au poste de directeur de la Communication et des relations extérieures
De nationalité kényane, M. Mugera apporte une vaste expérience à ce rôle. Journaliste et directeur de médias expérimenté, il totalise plus de 20 ans d’expertise à l’échelle internationale.
The African Development Bank has appointed Solomon Mugera as Director, Communication and External Relations, effective 1 October 2021.
Businesses continue to be exposed to a constant creation and review of policies, which is tedious and costly. One of the reasons for this is poor structures and reception by institutions that have been put in place to ensure that these policies are of benefit to the people of Kenya.
Autochek has on Monday announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire ROAM Africa's automotive marketplaces Cheki Kenya and Uganda.
Naivas on Monday inked a partnership deal with e-commerce leader, Jumia, to give consumers a better shopping experience with access to a wide range of products.
Since Kenya’s homegrown mobile payment platform M-PESA was launched in 2007, the app has grown to host more than 24.5 million users – representing over 70% of the mobile money market in Kenya.
Equity Group has appointed Jonas Mushosho as a Non-Executive Director to its board following the retirement of Christopher Newson, Non- Executive Director in the Board.
Equity Afia has opened three new medical centers in Lodwar, Marsabit and at Mountain Mall along Thika Road bringing the franchise’s network to 44.
Octagon Africa and SaveApp Group have partnered to launch a micro-savings solution dubbed Ukonga, that enables users to save their spare change for future use.
ESET, a global industry-leading cyber security provider has called on public and private organizations to step-up their efforts in cybersecurity awareness training
Food delivery service Bolt Food has announced that it’s expanding its operations into new areas within Nairobi Kenya.
90% of IT leaders across Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe step up their focus on Cyber Security, report
Over 90% of IT decision-makers across South Africa, Kenya, and Zimbabwe have accelerated their focus on Cyber Security due to the substantial emergence of digital ways of working.
Affordability is just one reason you should consider getting Chromebooks for your employees. Find out what the other 2 reasons are in Incentro's tech snack about Chromebooks.
AstraZeneca and Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya launch digitally integrated patient solution for disease management
The partnership forms part of their shared vision and commitment to work towards a future where all people have access to sustainable healthcare solutions for life-changing treatment.
Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a global PV and smart energy total solution provider, is announcing the appointment of Solinc East Africa Ltd in Kenya as an official distributor to supply Trina Solar’s products and solutions in East Africa.
The Harambeans Prosperity Fund, a donor advised investment vehicle formed through the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance’s network of prominent families and corporations co-invested $100,000 in Y Combinator Harambean venture MarketForce.
CM.com, a global player in cloud software for Conversational Commerce, announced it has been recognised as an official provider of electronic signatures in Kenya.
Incentro recherche directement un développeur Python senior à Nairobi
Incentro is directly looking for a Senior Python Developer in Nairobi
Kenneth Munyi is the Managing Director at Echo Kenya, a cloud-based ICT company recently entered the Kenyan market.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has welcomed Kenya as its 14th partner under the Global Procurement Initiative (GPI): Understanding Best Value.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has admitted Acorn Investment Management Limited to the regulatory sandbox for one year.
KCB Group PLC has completed the acquisition of Banque Populaire du Rwanda Plc (BPR) from Atlas Mara Mauritius Limited and Arise B.V.
[Kenya] Taxi App Maramoja Transport Appoints Three New Board Members To Help Strengthen its Operations
Kenyan taxi app Maramoja Transport Board has appointed three new members to help fortify the firm’s business strategy in the region.
The event is set to bring together stakeholders in the fashion industry, buyers, the business community, and golf enthusiasts to have a candid conversation around the growth of the creative economy.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Nguniri: Kenya's Data Center Market Size by investment is set to Reach $342 Million by 2026
Kenya is witnessing the growing adoption of digital services such as cloud, big data, and IoT driving the demand for data centers in the region.
Special Economic Zones Authority has launched a one-stop-shop web portal to boost communication, transparency and service provision for current and potential investors in the country’s special economic zones.
UK aid from the UK government has enabled 2,000 young farmers in western Kenya to build sustainable livelihoods in the horticulture sector.
Kenya Airways PLC (“KQ”) has announced the implementation of contactless transactions to enhance customer and staff health and safety priorities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is a sense of pride, for a country and its citizens, in attaining self-sustenance and economic independence. Central to this is a competitive local industry, producing goods for its domestic and export markets.
The african|markets team is proud to announce the launch of the public version of the Research, an Africa-focused research distribution platform that connects investors to some of the best equity analysts covering Africa’s frontier markets.
Leading startup ecosystem players in Africa have today kicked off a two-day workshop to design solutions for challenges that the startups in the region are facing.
Kenyan fintech startup Kwara is among the 11 startups from around the world that have been selected to join the Mastercard Start Path program.