Small holder farmers to benefit from off-grid technologies

Small holder farmers to benefit from off-grid technologies

Investing in new off-grid and mini-grid technologies to extend energy access across Africa will be instrumental in helping smallholder farmers to meet rising food demand, according to a new report. Africa accounts for just six...

Manufacturers association calls on govt to widen tax bracket

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) is calling on the government to widen the tax bracket to relief them from heavy taxation.  The Associations CEO Phyllis Wakiaga says the manufacturing sector is currently experiencing a...

ICJ Kenya to host Annual Jurists Conference on technology

The Kenyan Section of International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) will host the Annual Jurists Conference (AJC) in Kwale County from Thursday to Saturday this week.  The conference themed, “Technology, Development and the Rule of...

New technology and gender stereotyping

Technology has greatly impacted in our lives either positively or negatively. Without it, there would be no development in the world. However, while human development cannot occur without technological innovation and diffusion, it has distorted...

Local producers urged to integrate digital technologies to push content

Local content producers have been urged to integrate digital technologies that include online streaming to push their content. Kenya Film Commission Chief Executive Timothy Owase says the advent and popularity of smartphones has created...

KEPHIS, KALRO embark on promoting new farming technologies

The Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) have embarked on promoting new farming technologies for breeding multiple disease-free potato seed, in a bid to achieve a...

Travel agents urged to embrace technology to boost industry

Travel agents need to adopt technology in order to succeed in the trade and further boost the travel industry. This came out in discussions during the 2019 KATA Convention where technology and changing trends were...

TAI+ launches app to link Kenya truckers and cargo shippers directly

TAI+, an Estonian based technology company has launched a mobile App that enables truckers to connect cargo shippers directly in real-time in Kenya. The App will provide cargo stakeholders, with a marketplace that will link customers who are...

Construction of Konza technology institute to commence next year

Construction of Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology at the Konza Technopolis City is expected to commence next year. Konza Technopolis Development Authority Chief Executive Office John Tanui says operations of the 10 billion...

Ban on GM technology, biggest obstacle to food security, scientists say

The government should embrace the use of biotechnology in order to boost food security. According to scientists, the ban of Genetically Modified (GM) technology imposed in the country in 2012 has been the biggest obstacle...
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