Incentro is directly looking for a Technical Sales Consultant in Nairobi
Incentro recherche directement un Agent de support de l'espace de travail à Nairobi
The innovation targets schools, landlords, utilities and other businesses with repeat payments, offering a platform where they can present and receive pending payments from customers, and issue electronic receipts.
Kenya announced the launch of its Trusted Travel platform, based on the Africa CDC Trusted Travel platform, becoming the first country to adopt the platform for managing travels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Incentro is directly looking for a Mid-level Google Cloud specialist in Nairobi
Incentro is directly looking for a Workspace Support Agent in Nairobi
aWhere, the provider of agricultural weather data and analytics, announced a new agreement with the government of Kenya, for the Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization to gain use of aWhere's 6,787 virtual weather stations in Kenya.
Software Group, a global software company with its regional head office in Nairobi, has won a new contract for its latest Agency Banking platform with BRAC Uganda Bank Ltd, a prominent financial institution in Uganda.
Algerian Private Incubator IncubMe has announced plans to launch in Kenya in March this year. Twenty-five African startups will be selected for this program.
Standard Chartered Bank has been named the best overall bank 2020 in Kenya by the recently released Kenya Bankers Association 2020 Customer Service Survey.
Taptap Send's app-based solution which is also live Ghana, Madagascar, Senegal, Mali, Zambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast. Cameroon and Bangladesh allow users to send money at no fee.
Kenyan-based Software Group teams up with BRAC Uganda Bank to rollout Agency Banking digital platform
Software Group, a global software company with its regional head office in Nairobi, has won a new contract for its latest Agency Banking platform with BRAC Uganda Bank.
Alphabet has announced that it is shutting down its balloon-powered mobile Internet service, Loon in Kenya. Loon is also winding down as a company for lack of sustainability.
Kenya’s ICT sector has seen a 10.8% average annual growth since 2016, making it one of the fastest-growing tech environments on the continent.
Kenya Power has rolled out a smart metering project that will benefit customers in the Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) sector across the country.
Three Kenyan teams that excelled at the Huawei ICT Competition Global Finals have today been awarded at an event held at the Serena Hotel in Nairobi.
As esports dominate modern entertainment industry as a fast growing sport, Kenya and South Africa youth continue to dominate the world of competitive video gaming.
Clir Renewables has partnered with Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) to enhance wind farm performance tracking and support its Kenya-based team in realizing potential opportunities for optimization.
The Galaxy S21 series is now official. Samsung has unveiled the new smartphone line-up that includes the Galaxy S21 Ultra, the 21+ and the S21.
Boutique PR agency, African Elite Group Ltd, headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded an international award, at the 4th annual MEA (Middle East & Africa Markets) Business Awards 2020.
Mobile retail platform Copia was among the startups from around the world selected to host a Global Entrepreneurship Laboratory (G-Lab) project in collaboration with the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Mastercard, Unilever and KCB Bank have built on their partnership to support micro-merchants in Kenya by expanding their current Jaza Duka program to provide an extensive COVID-19 relief package to retailers.
Tatu City will collaborate with Konza Technopolis to attract investors to Kenya, Rendeavour’s Executive Vice President Preston Mendenhall and KoTDA’s CEO Eng John Tanui have jointly announced.
Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL), the subsidiary of Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) that operates the banking industry's instant payment service PesaLink, has announced the appointment of Gituku Kirika as Chief Executive Officer.
THE JUA Kickstarter Fund has doubled to $2-million to become the biggest African capital venture fund launched by private individuals.
[Column] Francis Wainaina: Growing Kenyan entrepreneurship – the digital programmes and projects that are shaping the future
With the rise of Kenya’s digitally enabled start-ups, developing local entrepreneurship is pivotal to the success of an inclusive digital transformation journey.
Phone manufacturer realme is promising to grow its Kenyan foothold in 2021 through release of new products, riding on a successful 2020.
Butterfly Network, Inc., an innovative digital health company that is working to enable universal access to superior medical imaging, has partnered with Access Afya in advancing health care on the ground in Kenya, facilitated by TechEmerge Health through the Global Tech Challenge.
IndyGeneUS has announced a strategic partnership with Afya Rekod, Kenya’s premier patient-driven health data platform company to launch a new Genomics-Integrated health data platform.
4G Capital, a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion in Kenya and Uganda has been named among the 150 top impact companies in the world by Real Leaders.
Emirates Airline has appointed Christophe Leloup as the new Country Manager for Kenya. Leloup will lead the airline’s operations, customer sales and promotions, cargo and airport operations as well as overseeing key stakeholder relations in Kenya.
Kenyan AI-powered insights startup Gro Intelligence announced the raise of $85 million in Series B funding, co-led by Intel Capital, Africa Internet Ventures and the family offices of Ronald Lauder and Eric Zinterhofer.
E-health startup Play Zuri Health, a branch of the Play Communications Limited has today launched its mhealth app in Kenya
Kaspersky experts expect growing economic turbulence along with the impact of COVID-19 to contribute to an increase in cybercrime across South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria this year.
The increased participation of women in manufacturing is the inevitable change we need to achieve our industrialization goals.
Kenya leading telco Safaricom has put its plans to launch the fifth-generation (5G) mobile internet service in the country on hold.
Kenya’s industrial company Bamburi Cement has launched an innovative and green construction project in Kenya dubbed “Houses of Tomorrow’ (HoT) in a bid to fulfil its sustainable construction agenda.
CARMA is an African-based startup that offers proprietary decentralized technology allowing lenders to get more value by accessing data on a real-time basis.
[Column] Patrick Ndegwa: Fostering new business models in the digital economy - what role does policy have to play?
The digital economy is changing both our lives and the ways we do business. It's driven by data and information, and we’re starting to see more startups exploit digitally enabled opportunities.
A free tool that will help farmers and pastoralists across Africa to predict and control locust behaviour has been launched. Dubbed, Kuzi, it is an AI-powered tool that generates a real-time heatmap of locusts across Africa, shows all potential migration routes, and gives a real-time locust breeding index.
Equity Group Holdings (EGH) received regulatory approval to merge Equity Bank Congo (EBC) and Banque Commerciale Du Congo (BCDC) to form a new bank - Equity Banque Commercial du Congo (EquityBCDC).
Kenya-based digital bank for emerging markets Umba has raised a US$2 million seed funding round to help it expand product capabilities.
Kenyan e-health startup Damu-Sasa has received a $20,000 grant funding from Villgro Africa to enable it to enhance its contributions to mitigating the spread of COVID-19.
As phone maker realme continues to break record by being among the few brands to have unveiled six new smartphones and AIot products in the Kenyan markets within four months, Kenyans consumers have responded with an appetite for the novel products.
59 women in Business from 24 different organizations just concluded a 3-day virtual training on integrating new technologies into their businesses organized by the Women in Technology Huawei (WITH) program,
President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched the National Security Telecommunications Service, an integrated communications platform aimed at enhancing sharing of information between Kenya's security agencies.
Farmers Choice has adopted sustainable farming practices, including increasing the adoption of cloud solutions to improve food quality and security.
Huawei’s digital classroom initiative DigiTruck has marked its 1-year anniversary by achieving the milestone of training more than 1,500 youth across 13 locations in 8 counties in Kenya.
LG Electronics has launched its second e-Showroom in the Kenyan market located at the Cedar Mall in Nanyuki Town.
[Column] Nelson Maina: Cultivating public private partnership for agriculture growth: The case of ASNET
Kenya’s agriculture has beaten the odds of a difficult 2020 to end on a high, having registered one of the best growth trajectories across key segments in a long time.
With a range of remarkably beautiful specifications, the realme 7i allows one to shoot the world from multiple perspectives with its 64MP AI quad-camera.
4G Capital a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion in Kenya and Uganda, today celebrated their 1 millionth micro-enterprise loan since the company’s inception in 2013.
The 400 acres of Phase One of the Konza Technopolis project has attracted over 40% uptake by investors. This comes at a time when the infrastructure is set to be completed by end of 2021.
Airtel Uganda, a subsidiary of telecommunications and mobile money services provider Airtel Africa has been issued a National Telecom Operator licence by the East African country.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched the National Security Telecommunications Service (NSTS), an integrated communications platform aimed at enhancing sharing of information between Kenya's security agencies.
African payment service provider DPO Group has launched Real-Time Settlements for its SME sole proprietor merchants in Kenya.
Paxful has seen impressive growth in 2020 so far with Kenya being one of its top African countries with almost 390% volume growth YOY.
Kenya's Mbali Health are the winners of IBM and David Clark Cause’s 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge for designing the Mbali Health application that connects patients to care providers in a socially distanced way.
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) launched the Unquoted Securities Platform (USP), a market infrastructure to facilitate the trading, clearing and settlement of securities of unquoted companies, following approval granted by the Capital Markets Authority.
Co-operative Bank of Kenya has partnered with Thunes, a cross-border payment provider, to launch an alternative global money transfer solution: Co-opRemit©.
The Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) joined hands with the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, and other key stakeholders to launch the Mawingu Mountain Bongo Sanctuary, an 800 acre indigenous forest area on the slopes of Mount Kenya.
Healthtech startup Ilara Health raises $3.75m to provide life-saving diagnostics across sub-Saharan Africa
Ilara Health, a healthtech startup focused on bringing essential, affordable and life-saving diagnostics to African consumers, raised $3.75 million in Series A funding to expand its diagnostic reach across the continent.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) approved the Acorn Student Accommodation Development Real Estate Investment Trust (ASA D-REIT) and Income Real Estate Investment Trust (ASA I-REIT) sponsored by Acorn.
Moyale One Stop Border Point launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed
The Moyale One Stop Border Point (OSBP) has been launched in a colourful event officiated by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta CGH President of the Republic of Kenya and H.E. Dr Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister, the Federal Republic of Ethiopia at the Moyale border point which adjoins the two neighbouring nations.
Africa's eCommerce platform, Jumia, has partnered with The Estée Lauder Companies to expand prestige beauty offerings to consumers in Kenya.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted approval to Centum Real Estate (Centum Re) to issue secured zero-coupon and secured zero-coupon equity-linked Medium-Term Notes of Kshs4 billion, with a green shoe option of Kshs2 billion.
[Kenya] CMA seeks to review Collective Investment Schemes Regulations in response to market dynamics
As part of its market deepening strategy, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), with the support of FSD Africa, has onboarded a consultant to review the Capital Markets (Collective Investment Schemes) Regulations, 2001 to make them more robust.
Kenya PET recycling company (PETCO) in partnership with the County Government of Kajiado and the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has launched a material collection facility in Kajiado county, to ease waste collection and segregation.
GMAF DIRECT, Gor Mahia’s digital supporters trust has entered into a pioneering project with BuuPass, a digital marketplace for travelers across Kenya.
Global peer-to-peer (P2P) Crypto marketplace, Paxful, has joined forces with BitLipa, a Kenyan borderless peer-to-peer remittance network, expanding their variety of over 300 payment methods on the platform.
With the ever-increasing role and importance of cloud services in our daily lives, it has become critical to ensure the information generated and stored is kept safely and not misused. But are cloud services DPA (Data Protection Act) compliant?
AstraZeneca announced its partnership with MYDAWA as part of its commitment to work towards a future where all people have access to sustainable healthcare solutions for life changing treatment and prevention.
Africa Oil Corp and its joint venture partners have received extensions to their 10BB/13T blocks exploration licences in Kenya to the end of 2021.
Insights from Africa's Largest Career Portals reveal Impact of COVID-19 on Jobs Markets in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya
ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media) has today released three new labour market reports that shed more light on the effects of the COVID-19 on the African jobs market.
After a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic upended the way we live, work and socialize, we are likely to see an increased threat from ransomware and fileless malware in 2021, according to the latest trends report from ESET.
The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) announced the launch of its Kenya National Advisory Council (NAC).
Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs is working together with the Communication Authority to build capacity, awareness and publicity around the country’s Online Child Protection Policy.
The landmark order obtained by KECOBO is a sequel to another victory against piracy when the organization dismantled a suspected criminal network of copyright infringers.
COMESA Council of Ministers has granted Kenya a two year extension of the sugar safeguard beginning March 2021 to February 2023.
Climate Fund Managers partners with SWS to support development of solar powered desalination plants in Kenya
Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has agreed to co-finance and co-develop a portfolio of solar-powered desalination installations in Kenya, turning brackish groundwater into drinking water.
International nonprofit economic development organization TechnoServe is partnering with the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), to host the 4th Virtual Micro Retail Stakeholder Forum.
Wolters Kluwer has announced that the Evercare Group, an impact-driven healthcare network in emerging markets, has chosen UpToDate® Advanced to enhance patient care and quality throughout its group.
Website builder BaseKit is set to partner with Liquid Telecom to provide a website and eCommerce builder to customers of the African communications provider.
After successfully piloting Gumzo For Schools, a video conferencing system designed specifically for e-learning in Africa, Usiku Games has enhanced its platform to allow tutors to continue providing private tuition.
Nokia has announced that it has been selected by African mobile operator, Airtel Kenya in a three-year deal to modernize Nairobi with high speed 4G and 5G-ready hardware from its comprehensive AirScale portfolio.
LG Electronics has launched its first e-showroom to offer consumers the convenience to browse and purchase home electronics and appliances.
After announcing a new partnership with streaming giant Netflix last week to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for African writers, Realness Institute is now calling for submissions.
Telco Systems to Double Connectivity and Service Capacity of Dimension Data's Carrier Ethernet Network in Kenya
Telco Systems and Dimension Data, today jointly announced that Telco Systems is in the process of upgrading Dimensions Data's carrier ethernet network in Kenya.
25 African tech startups have qualified for the Seedstars World Competition 2020. The startups are among the 94 from emerging markets that were selected to advance to the regional stage of the competition.
Microsoft recently hosted a virtual roundtable – further reaffirming its commitment to digitally transforming the agricultural sector has emerged as key to long-term growth in Africa.
Digital Payments provider Visa has released a report detailing how the use of e-commerce has taken an upward trajectory as the festive season approaches.
The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) developed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure better and more efficient entry operations to facilitate trade and enhance the fight against illicit trade.
The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has unveiled an elaborate renewable energy project pipeline focused on supporting the Government’s economic growth agenda.
Dutch impact investor, DOB Equity, is investing in Victory Farms, East Africa’s largest commercial fish farm to allow the firm to scale up its production capacity and expand its reach across the Kenyan market.
KCB Group (KCB) and Atlas Mara (ATMA) have signed a definitive agreement for KCB to acquire 62.06% stake in Banque Populaire du Rwanda and 100% stake in African Banking Corporation Tanzania from ATMA.
[Kenya] M-PESA becomes first African fintech platform to join United for Wildlife financial taskforce
M-PESA has become the first mobile money provider in Africa to join the Financial Taskforce established by United for Wildlife, a coalition of charities that works to tackle the illegal wildlife trade.
In keeping with the Black Friday tradition and spirit, Kenya’s online shopping platform Kilimall has announced the flash sale of three flagship realme smartphones on Friday 27 November 2020
The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) and the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at advancing the green finance agenda in Kenya.
The Kenyan government has called for increased public-private partnerships across the country in efforts to promote innovation in the country.
Realness Institute has announced its partnership with global streaming service Netflix, to create an Episodic Content Development Lab for writers in South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria.