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[Column] Mary Ngechu: Placing women at the center of development discourse works
27-09-2022 | 10:46:24
Any conversations around increasing our competitiveness as a country without looking at women’s involvement are echoes in a hollow chamber. This is no longer a ‘good conversation to have’; it is an urgent measure that needs to be taken.
Five Kenyans among 100 Rise Global Winners
26-09-2022 | 14:26:00
Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, have today announced the second cohort of 100 Rise Global Winners, five of whom are Kenyans.
Sendy partners with Meta to train SMEs in Kenya and Nigeria
26-09-2022 | 11:15:00
Sendy has partnered with Meta through the Innovation Growth Hub (IGHub) to offer free training for SMEs on how to grow their business.
ClimeCo partners with Enaleia to establish a Verra plastic collection project in Kenya
26-09-2022 | 09:54:50
ClimeCo, a pioneer in the management and development of environmental commodities, has partnered with Enaleia to remove plastic pollution from vital fishing areas in Kenya.
[Kenya] Huawei to power Absa's new branch network digital foundation
26-09-2022 | 06:52:04
Huawei Technologies and Absa Kenya have announced a new partnership to build a new platform to drive the bank's corporate digital transformation program.
[Kenya] Standard Chartered and Strathmore University Launch East Africa Women in Cyber Mentorship Program
22-09-2022 | 16:00:23
Standard Chartered in collaboration with @iLabAfrica-Strathmore University has launched a mentorship program targeting women in any field with junior-level experience (2-3 years) seeking an entry into careers in Cybersecurity.
4G Capital recognized by IFC anf SME Finance Forum for global responsible digital innovator of the year
22-09-2022 | 13:44:00
African Micro and small business-focused neobank 4G Capital has received an Honourable Mention for Responsible Digital Innovator of the Year at the 2022 Global SME Finance Forum Awards.
[Kenya] Jumia, Coca-Cola partner to provide online shopping to consumers in Africa
22-09-2022 | 13:37:00
Africa's e-commerce leader Jumia has today announced a partnership with the Coca-Cola Africa Operating Unit to offer consumers access to Coca-Cola products from the comfort of their homes.
Pitch AgriHack 2022 announced Six youth technology innovators in Africa as winners
22-09-2022 | 12:18:00
Six youth technology innovators in Africa’s agriculture and food sectors win cash prizes in Pitch AgriHack 2022.
[Kenya] StarTimes programming review boosts entertainment offering
22-09-2022 | 10:37:00
Subscriber’s enrolled to the StarTimes pay television platform are set to enjoy enhanced content offering following the broadcaster’s review of key programs available on the pay television platform.
KCB Group Shareholders approve proposed Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) acquisition
22-09-2022 | 08:26:39
KCB Group Plc shareholders have approved the proposed acquisition of the DRC-based lender Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) during an Extra Ordinary General Meeting held in Nairobi.
Solv Kenya in KES 780m invoice financing partnership
22-09-2022 | 08:18:00
Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) can now access financing to purchase more stock and sell more through Solv Kenya, a Standard Chartered-backed Business-to-Business (B2B) platform for MSMEs.
[Kenya] StepWise brings cloud-based services closer home to marginalized communities
22-09-2022 | 07:54:00
Kenyan tech firm StepWise has announced the launch of its Software Development Center, ‘Zalda’ to enable and promote inclusion and socio-economic participation, of the underserved communities.
[Kenya] Insurtech startup Pula appoints Michael Joseph as board chair
22-09-2022 | 07:24:00
Former Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph has been appointed as board chair of Kenya agricultural insurtech startup Pula.
Butterfly Network distributes iQ+ devices to healthcare workers in Kenya to transform maternal health
21-09-2022 | 10:03:28
This deployment is supported by a $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced earlier this year that will provide 1,000 healthcare workers (predominantly midwives) in Sub-Saharan Africa with the world’s only handheld, whole-body ultrasound probe to advance maternal and fetal health.
[Kenya] AM Best affirms credit ratings of East Africa Reinsurance Company
21-09-2022 | 09:57:53
The ratings reflect EARe’s balance sheet strength, which AM Best assesses as very strong, as well as its adequate operating performance, limited business profile and marginal enterprise risk management.
NSE admits Private Wealth Capital as an Authorized Securities Dealer in Kenya
20-09-2022 | 13:37:35
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has admitted Private Wealth Capital Limited (PWCL) as an Authorized Securities Dealer (ASD) for fixed income securities listed on the NSE following the firm’s approval to operate as an ASD.
Mastercard announces deal with Kenya Tourism Board to help boost tourism
20-09-2022 | 12:29:00
The aim of the MoU is to drive growth of tourism numbers into Kenya by leveraging various Mastercard channels, including its Priceless.com platform.
[Kenya] Showmax and Vision Plus partner to offer customers three months of streaming upon purchase of Vision Smart TVs
19-09-2022 | 13:57:00
Showmax and Vision Plus have partnered to give customers who buy a Vision Plus smart TV three months of Showmax. This deal is valid for the next two years, from September 2022.
[Kenya] Jumia launches an integrated warehouse and logistics network facility to fasten delivery time and cut costs
19-09-2022 | 11:23:57
Jumia has opened a new integrated warehouse and logistics network facility in Nairobi. The new facility will aim to transform Jumia logistics operations by providing increased storage capacity for scale-up of warehouse operations
[Kenya] Unregulated digital lenders directed to cease operations
19-09-2022 | 10:55:00
The licensing and oversight of the digital lender was precipitated by concerns raised by the public about the predatory practices of the unregulated DCPs.
African Association of Automotive Manufacturers to explore Cameroon's opportunities in the automotive industry
19-09-2022 | 10:54:26
German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), the AAAM - African Association of Automotive Manufacturers visited automotive stakeholders in Cameroon to explore more opportunities and partnerships.
[Kenya] Influencer-powered social commerce platform Twiva launches masterclasses for local MSMEs
19-09-2022 | 07:43:21
Kenya's influencer-powered social commerce platform Twiva has partnered Caroline Mutoko to highlight and train Kenyan Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country.
Equity bank set to acquire certain assets and liabilities of Spire Bank, Kenya
16-09-2022 | 13:43:00
Equity Bank announced it has signed an Assets and Liabilities Purchase Agreement with Spire Bank for the purchase of certain assets and liabilities.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Banking on innovations, partnerships to grow financial services sector
16-09-2022 | 08:17:27
These developments have led to improved services and a robust sector that is shaping the region’s financial services industry dynamics.
[Kenya] Strathmore University embraces remote learning shift using AWS Cloud
15-09-2022 | 13:45:00
Kenya's Strathmore University has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in a bid to make its high-quality education and resources accessible from anywhere in the world.
Insurtech startup Turaco secures $10 million funding to drive insurance adoption
15-09-2022 | 10:50:00
Turaco, the insurtech driving mass market insurance adoption, has announced the close of a $10 million Series A equity round led by AfricInvest, via the Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund, and existing investor, Novastar Ventures.
LatAm fintech giant EBANX expands its payments solutions to Africa
15-09-2022 | 10:04:00
The Brazilian unicorn views Africa as the “next frontier” that is poised for rapid digital transformation. EBANX now provides local payment solutions in 18 countries worldwide, including three of the top-10 economies in Africa: South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria.
[Kenya] Safaricom, NCPWD link persons with disabilities with job opportunities through online portal
15-09-2022 | 05:00:00
The portal, powered by IT service provider Fuzu, is a first in Africa and seeks to help employers easily identify and recruit Persons with Disabilities into their firms.
[Kenya] Equity Bank set to acquire Spire Bank
14-09-2022 | 09:08:00
Equity Bank (Kenya) Ltd, a subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings has signed an Assets and Liabilities Purchase Agreement with Spire Bank Limited for the purchase of certain assets and liabilities of Spire Bank Limited.
[Column] Rajan Shah: Transforming Kenya through a competitive manufacturing base
14-09-2022 | 09:03:13
Since the beginning of the year, the business community witnessed a hesitation by many investors before embarking on new projects or expanding on existing ones. The decision-making process by the government also stagnated as the nation awaited the election of new leaders.
[Kenya] Epson unveils six new projectors targeting film enthusiasts, sports fans and gamers
12-09-2022 | 17:58:00
Japanese printing and information technology firm Epson has introduced six new home cinema projectors, ideal for film enthusiasts, sports fans and gamers looking for an immersive big screen experience.
[Kenya] Worldreader launches literacy program in Nairobi
12-09-2022 | 14:22:00
As the world commemorates the annual International Literacy Day, Worldreader has announced an initiative to increase reading at home and out of school based on the understanding that children will never read enough during school hours to be successful readers.
[Startup Interview] Tesh Mbaabu, CEO, MarketForce, Kenya
12-09-2022 | 14:16:00
Tesh Mbaabu is the Co-founder and CEO of Kenyan-based B2B platform for retail distribution of consumer goods and digital financial services in Africa Today, MarketForce MarketForce.
Elekta rejoint la Facilité Africaine d'Equipement Médicale/IFC pour élargir l'accès aux soins contre le cancer
12-09-2022 | 12:21:00
La participation de la société suédoise Elekta à la facilité dirigée par l'IFC aidera les hôpitaux et les cliniques autonomes d'Afrique subsaharienne à obtenir et à entretenir plus facilement des équipements de radiothérapie et d'oncologie de précision utilisés pour traiter le cancer du col de l'utérus, du sein, du cerveau, du poumon et d'autres types de cancer.
Elekta joins IFC’s Africa Medical Equipment Facility to expand access to cancer care
12-09-2022 | 12:06:00
Sweden-headquartered Elekta's participation in the IFC-led facility will help hospitals and stand-alone clinics in sub-Saharan Africa more easily obtain and service precision radiotherapy and oncology equipment used to treat cervical, breast, brain, lung, and other types of cancer.
[Kenya] Uber wants court to nullify newly-published ride-hailing regulations
12-09-2022 | 06:50:00
Uber has appealed to the Supreme Court of Kenya to nullify the proposed digital taxi hailing regulations that were published by the Ministry of Transport in July this year.
[interview] Nixon Kanali, Founder, TechTrendsKE, Kenya
09-09-2022 | 12:05:00
Nixon Kanali is a Kenyan-based tech journalist, blogger and digital influencer. Since 2014 he has been running TechTrendsKE, a platform that highlights developments and trends in the tech space.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Cushioning food systems from shocks
09-09-2022 | 09:10:00
This week, thousands of delegates across the continent and beyond are gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Green Revolution Forum, AGRF, an annual event bringing governments and partners together around food security and making safe, nutritious foods produced in a sustainable way available to all Africans.
IFC partners with KCB to boost access to climate finance in Kenya
07-09-2022 | 15:32:00
KCB Bank Kenya and IFC have signed a partnership that will help catalyze the growth of climate finance in Kenya by increasing support for businesses addressing climate change.
Uber launches a suite of new product and safety features across Sub-Saharan Africa
07-09-2022 | 12:30:05
The launch, which took place simultaneously across various locations in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), also showcased Audio Recording, the latest addition to its suite of safety features.
German manufacturer STIHL opens new subsidiary in Kenya
06-09-2022 | 09:54:00
German manufacturer STIHL has opened its second subsidiary on the African continent in Kenya as it also celebrated the 25th anniversary of its subsidiary in South Africa.
[Kenya] Citizens urged to re-register their sim cards before the October 15 deadline
05-09-2022 | 11:30:00
At the beginning of the year, the Communications Authority (CA) reinforced its push to have mobile users register their sim cards with their respective service providers.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
[South Africa] Power Learn Project launches program to train software developers
01-09-2022 | 13:50:00
Power Learn Project (PLP) has launched an initiative in South Africa to train 1 Million software developers across the continent by 2027.
[Kenya] O-CITY scales digital fare collection for over 10,000 matatus
01-09-2022 | 13:07:00
Automated fare collection provider O-CITY, has been accelerating cashless fare collection across Kenya by providing a widely popular service, now digitising payments across over 10,000 matatu buses.
[Kenya] Court Freezes another Sh400.6 million belonging to Flutterwave
01-09-2022 | 12:58:00
The High Court of Kenya has allowed the freezing of a further Sh400.6 million belonging to Nigerian fintech startup Flutterwave after the Assets Recovery Agency (ARA) linked the money to card fraud and money laundering.
Caroline Mulwa appointed as OikoCredit Regional Director for Africa
01-09-2022 | 10:49:00
Experienced impact investment professional Caroline Mulwa promoted to Regional Director Africa - Oikocredit
[Kenya] Fintech startup Pezesha raises $11 million to expand across Africa
01-09-2022 | 10:37:00
Pezesha, a Kenyan fintech that has built a platform where small and medium enterprises can access funding has raised $11 million in a pre-series A equity and debt funding.
[Kenya] Cybersecurity is foundational for an economic recovery that works for all, says Dell
01-09-2022 | 10:22:00
With citizens, governments, and businesses more dependent than ever on digital connectivity, one of the most pressing sectoral issues for this decade is cybersecurity.
[Column] Ghassan Azzi: Securing the digital frontier - Kenya’s businesses need the right data infrastructure
01-09-2022 | 08:29:00
Sitting at the heart of that infrastructure is the importance of data, and although some overlook it, businesses need to take data storage seriously for the sake of business continuity, data accessibility, and security.
Kunle Awosika appointed to lead Microsoft’s Africa Transformation Office
01-09-2022 | 08:08:00
Microsoft has appointed Kunle Awosika to the position of Managing Director for the Africa Transformation Office (ATO). Kunle takes over from Wael Elkabbany, who is taking up a new role as Microsoft’s Africa Regional Cluster.
Kenyan B2B E-commerce Startup Wasoko Opens an Innovation Hub in Zanzibar
01-09-2022 | 08:02:00
Wasoko which leverages technology to transform the informal retail supply chain has announced the official launch of the “Wasoko Innovation Hub” in partnership with the Zanzibar government
[Nigeria] Grey raises $2M to simplify cross-border payments across Africa
29-08-2022 | 14:56:00
Grey, a fintech started by two Nigerians to simplify sending and receiving foreign payments for Africans, has raised $2 million in seed funding.
[Kenya] Jumia announces Brand Festival Campaign to promote authentic brands
29-08-2022 | 13:44:13
Customers are set to benefit from the Jumia 2022 edition of the Brand's Festival, a campaign that is targeted toward promoting authentic brands at discounted prices directly from the manufacturers on the Jumia platform.
[Column] Richard Muthua: Kenya and Africa are ready to join the future of Cloud
29-08-2022 | 11:08:00
As of 2021, our continent accounted only for USD 1.2 billion of the global public cloud market, it has more than doubled in the past three years and continues to grow exponentially year on year.
STIMA brings electric motorcycles to Kenya in new partnership with India’s OneElectric
29-08-2022 | 08:03:00
STIMA, a battery swapping technology company has partnered OneElectric, an Indian manufacturer of electric motorcycles to supply more than 3,000 electric motorcycles in Kenya.
DPO Group granted PSP license to operate in Kenya
29-08-2022 | 07:47:00
African digital payments provider DPO Group Kenya has received official approval from the Central Bank of Kenya to operate as a Payment Service Provider (PSP) in the country.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Bolstering integration with Tripartite Business Council
26-08-2022 | 17:02:19
In a historic move for the integration process, The East African Business Council, COMESA and SADC Business Council recently launched and formed the African Tripartite Business Council.
Shelter Afrique appoints Thierno-Habib Hann as new CEO
26-08-2022 | 11:15:09
Nairobi-based pan African housing development financier Shelter Afrique has appointed Thierno-Habib Hann as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed Andrew Chimphondah who left the company early this year.
[Kenya] KCB Group posts KShs.19.6b in half year profit after tax
26-08-2022 | 10:14:00
KCB Group reported net earnings of KShs.19.6 billion for the six months ending June 30, 2022, a 28.4% rise from last year.
[Kenya] Sasini to start using drones for fertilizer application and chemical spraying on its Kipkebe tea farm
25-08-2022 | 14:06:59
ahari Aviation will use drone technology on the farm to offer agricultural services such as fertilizer application and chemical spraying on the tea farm.
UNIDO and Japan taps IoT technology to improve operations at geothermal power station in Kenya
25-08-2022 | 13:33:56
The IoT project is fully aligned with the National Development Programme of the Republic of Kenya as outlined in the Kenya Vision 2030 as well as with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and especially SDG7 on affordable and clean energy as well as SDG 9 on industry, innovation, and infrastructure.
[Column] Nixon Kanali: Just how slow is 5G adoption in Africa?
25-08-2022 | 12:54:00
The bottom line is, that 5G will usher in new tech advancement opportunities and innovation in Africa. Service providers, therefore, need to proactively create the blueprint for seamless 5G migration.
Mozilla is awarding five Kenyan projects developing Kiswahili voice-enabled applications 50k grant each
25-08-2022 | 08:55:32
Mozilla has announced a collaboration that will see eight companies developing Kiswahili voice technologies receive a $50,000 grant each to advance their functionalities.
[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Will the updated National Digital Masterplan accelerate digital transformation in Kenya?
25-08-2022 | 08:28:00
The plan lays out ambitious targets over the next 10 years with regards to the rollout of ICT infrastructure and the creation of new employment and business opportunities across multiple sectors.
AT&T Senior Director Cynthia Karuri-Kropac appointed Safaricom's new enterprise manager
25-08-2022 | 07:59:00
Safaricom on Wednesday announced the appointment of Cynthia Karuri-Kropac as its Chief Enterprise Business Officer effective 1st September 2022.
Incentro Africa bags Best Cloud Computing Solutions Provider award 2022 at DigitalTech 100
23-08-2022 | 18:47:00
Incentro Africa has been awarded Best Cloud Computing Solutions Provider, 2022 by DigitalTech 100. The DigitalTech 100 awards recognize corporates from across the country that are providing digital tech-based solutions.
[Interview] N. Justin Chinyanta, Directeur Général et PDG, Loita Group
22-08-2022 | 12:17:00
De nationalité zambienne et résidant à Johannesburg, en Afrique du Sud, N. Justin Chinyanta est le fondateur, le président et le directeur général de Loita Holdings Corporation, ainsi que le vice-président exécutif du chapitre d'Afrique australe de l'Africa Business Roundtable (ABR).
[Kenya] Nokia and Safaricom complete Africa’s first Fixed Wireless Access 5G slicing trial
22-08-2022 | 11:59:00
Nokia today announced that it has successfully piloted its 4G and 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network slicing with mobile operator, Safaricom on its live commercial network.
[Interview] N. Justin Chinyanta, Chairman and CEO, Loita Group
22-08-2022 | 09:45:00
A Zambian national residing in Johannesburg, South Africa, N. Justin Chinyanta is the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Loita Holdings Corporation as well as the Executive Vice` President for the Southern Africa Chapter of the Africa Business Roundtable (ABR).
Microsoft appoints Phyllis Migwi new Country Manager for Kenya
22-08-2022 | 07:09:00
Microsoft has announced the appointment of Phyllis Migwi as the new country manager. She takes over from Kendi Ntwiga who left the company for Meta, Facebook’s parent company.
Kenya's political landscape after 2022 elections
19-08-2022 | 09:34:00
After the 2007 post-election violence, most Kenyans were hopeful for a more peaceful and stable political landscape. However, the 2013 elections were marred by ethnic tensions and violence, leaving many Kenyans disillusioned with the country's political process.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Kenya business community’s expectations of the new government
18-08-2022 | 18:19:00
Kenya’s incoming government following the just concluded elections takes office amid ballooning public debt, chronic drought, COVID-19 effects, inflation, unemployment and the impacts of global shocks that have buffeted the nation.
PIEX Group to expand in Sub-Saharan Anglophone countries
18-08-2022 | 13:53:24
PIEX Group strengthens its presence in Anglophone markets in Sub Saharan African through a strategic distribution alliance with Phillips Pharma Group, a leading Distributor in the region.
Carrières à la Mastercard Foundation-Programme de stages pour les diplômés
18-08-2022 | 11:01:00
La Fondation Mastercard recrute la prochaine cohorte de jeunes diplômés à travers l'Afrique et le Canada pour son programme de stages de 6 à 12 mois.
Careers at the Mastercard Foundation-Graduate Internship Program
18-08-2022 | 10:51:00
The Mastercard Foundation is recruiting the next cohort of young graduates across Africa and Canada for our 6-12 month Graduate Internship Program.
[Kenya] Over 14 000 users encountered browser extension threats in the first half of 2022, report
18-08-2022 | 10:37:00
In the first half of 2022, more than 14 000 users in Kenya were affected by threats, hiding in browser extensions, at least once, which is over 59% of the number of users affected by the same threat throughout the whole of 2021.
[Kenya] E-Logistics startup Lori Systems raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Google
18-08-2022 | 08:18:53
Kenya e-logistics company Lori Systems which operates across East Africa has raised an undisclosed amount of Round B funding from Google.
Backdoor computer malware in Africa skyrocketed in the second quarter of 2022, report
18-08-2022 | 07:47:00
According to Kaspersky Security Network data for corporate users, the number of backdoor computer malware detected in Q2 2022 in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased significantly compared to the previous quarter.
Backdoor computer malware in Africa skyrocketed in the second quarter of 2022, Kaspersky
17-08-2022 | 11:06:00
According to Kaspersky Security Network data for corporate users, the number of backdoor computer malware detected in Q2 2022 in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria increased significantly compared to the previous quarter.
CMA takes enforcement action against former Board Members and Senior Management of Chase Bank Kenya
16-08-2022 | 13:07:00
In line with its investor protection mandate, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has taken enforcement action against former Board Members and Senior Management of Chase Bank Kenya Limited (In Liquidation).
[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Data Engineer in Nairobi
16-08-2022 | 10:09:55
Incentro is directly looking for a Data Engineer in Nairobi
[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a DevOps Engineer in Nairobi
16-08-2022 | 10:03:00
Incentro is directly looking for a DevOps Engineer in Nairobi
The African Business Roundtable welcomes new members to its organization
15-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Individuals and businesses join the African Business Roundtable for numerous reasons, and the organization’s objectives have been carefully designed to serve them.
[Kenya] Telcos to refund airtime to users in case of network outages in new guidelines
15-08-2022 | 08:40:00
The Communications Authority (CA) has issued new guidelines requiring telecommunication companies to give credit rebates to customers in case of network outages.
[Kenya] President Uhuru presides over countrywide roll-out of coding curriculum in schools
15-08-2022 | 07:54:00
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta recently presided over the countrywide rollout of the coding curriculum in primary and secondary schools. The president noted that the curriculum sets Kenya apart and makes it even more competitive in the future.
German manufacturer Stihl Group selects Kenya as the Hub for East Africa
11-08-2022 | 10:30:00
The subsidiary dubbed Stihl East Africa will be its Eastern Africa hub servicing countries that include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi among others.
CBK grants Virtual Pay International a PSP License to operate in Kenya
08-08-2022 | 14:21:00
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has licensed Virtual Pay International Limited a license to operate as a Payment Service Provider (PSP) in the country.
[Kenya] KOBO360 wins Best E-Logistics Platform at the Digital Tech Awards 2022
08-08-2022 | 09:57:13
KOBO360 has been awarded the “Best e-Logistics Platform” at the Digital Tech 100 Awards 2022,for its outstanding contribution to Kenya’s logistics and supply chain ecosystem.
[Column] Nixon Kanali: The role of Mobile Network Operators during the 2022 Kenyan elections
08-08-2022 | 08:06:00
MNOs specifically play an important role especially when it comes to the transmission of results from the polling stations to the IEBC national tallying centre.
[Kenya] Mobile Operators settle for Ksh.0.58 Mobile and Fixed Termination Rates
08-08-2022 | 07:59:00
The MTRs and FTRs will now be reduced from KSh. 0.99 to KSh. 0.58. This will be a revised interim rate that the CA will bring into effect for a period of 12 months starting August 1, 2022.
[Kenya] Mobile commerce startup Copia Unveils Manufacturing Unit for Sugar and Rice Production
08-08-2022 | 07:53:00
Copia Global, a Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform has unveiled a new manufacturing unit to enhance its output of affordable sugar and rice to the Kenyan market.
KAM launches findings on implications of AfCFTA on Kenyan products
05-08-2022 | 10:40:54
Kenyan manufacturers have tcalled on Government to address gaps that will hinder them from benefitting from the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
[Column] Tobias Alando: Driving the business community’s participation in skills training
04-08-2022 | 11:13:00
The ever-evolving trends in sectors such as manufacturing, technology, automation and climate change are changing the world of work, and together with it, the skills required to adapt and maintain a competitive edge.
Deluxe Trucks & Buses announces financing deal with Kenya Commercial Bank
04-08-2022 | 11:10:41
Ashok Leyland customers will now be able to access flexible financing options in a deal from Kenya Commercial Bank. The partnership will see customers enjoy up to 95% financing with an extended repayment period of 72 months as well as a comfortable 60-day payment holiday.
[Kenya] Consumers to enjoy record 20-minute delivery with Jumia Food Mart
04-08-2022 | 07:04:00
Jumia consumers will from today enjoy a record 20-minute delivery when they order basic essentials like rice, milk, sugar, bread, vegetables, snacks, and personal care products following the launch of Jumia Food Mart on the platform.
[Kenya] Insurtech startup Lami Technologies raises $3.7M
04-08-2022 | 06:53:00
Kenya-based insurtech startup Lami Technologies has raised a US$ 3.7m seed extension to expand its insurtech product across Africa.
Africa's music streaming service Mdundo hits 20 million monthly active users
04-08-2022 | 06:46:00
Mdundo says it has recorded 20.3 million monthly active users in June 2022, beating the upgraded expected target of 19 – 20 million for the month, a growth of 74% compared to June 2021.
KCB Group to acquire majority stake in DRC-based lender Trust Merchant Bank
03-08-2022 | 09:17:00
KCB Group has entered into a definitive agreement with shareholders of Trust Merchant Bank (TMB) to acquire a majority stake in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)-based lender.