E-Boda-Bodas: A promising day for electric transportation in East Africa

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday morning launched a pilot electric bikes project in Karura Forest. The project has started in four locations in Kenya with 49 e-bikes and is expected to expand in...

Safaricom, HELB roll out smart mobile payment solution

Safaricom has partnered with the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) to roll out a smart mobile payment solution for students of tertiary institutions to access and utilise their loans and bursaries. The solution will aid...

AAR shifts to paperless model with new app

Medical underwriter AAR Insurance Kenya has revamped its digital suite with the launch of a mobile app as part of its strategy to become a branchless and paperless insurer.  The AAR Mobile App, downloadable on...

Rosatom-sponsored first science festival week in Egypt concludes

The global technology leader, Rosatom, successfully concluded its first Science Festival Week in Egypt. It was co-organized by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture and took place in Cairo and Alexandria. Throughout the festival,...

Konza collaborates with Embassy of Israel in Kenya to host Innovation Challenge

Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) and the Embassy of Israel in Kenya have partnered to host an innovation challenge to address technology driven needs of the Technopolis. The challenge dubbed “Konza Innovation Challenge” targets innovations...

Techno Brain receives Global Impact Sourcing Award

Techno Brain BPO ITES a subsidiary of Techno Brain Group has been awarded the Global Impact Sourcing Award (GISA) by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation. The...
Education Ministry receives 300 digitized devices for visually impaired students

Education Ministry receives 300 digitized devices for visually impaired students

The Ministry of Education has received 300 multi-functional Orbit Readers 20 from Unilever Kenya to assist visually impaired students in secondary schools. The braille assistive devices worth Ksh 22 million were produced by Kilimanjaro Blind...

Nakuru becomes first county to be linked to online cargo clearance platform

The national government has identified Nakuru as the first county to be linked to an international online cargo clearance platform. This is aimed at eliminating challenges related to processing of import and export cargo documentation...

Emerging technologies can foster inclusive COVID-19 recovery – UN Report

COVID-19 recovery efforts present an opportunity for governments and the international community to use new and emerging technologies to reduce the inequalities brought into sharper focus by the pandemic. This is according to a report...

LG launches social impact challenge for innovative community projects

Children with hearing and speaking challenges, young girls unable to attend school due to poverty, and youth aspiring to develop their football talents, will be among the beneficiaries of a social impact project supported...
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