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Inaugural Afro-Asia Fintech Festival receives Ksh 5M boost from Safaricom

Safaricom has announced a Ksh 5 Million sponsorship towards the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival 2019- ‘Fintech in the Savannah’ which will be co-hosted by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The...

Digital migration has increased media accessibility in Kenya: Report

There has been a significant increase in media accessibility in the country in the last five years since the digital migration according to the Media Landscape Report 2019. The report by Reelforge East Africa’s...

MKU researcher wins yet another international award

MKU researcher Donatus Njoroge has been named the overall winner of biologically based pest control technologies award during the first International conference on Agro-ecology Transforming Agriculture and Food systems in Africa. Njoroge was competing against...

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

BringCom, in partnership with science and technology investor, Imprimatur Capital, and European edge cloud software company, GIG Technology, have together birthed what is to provide the African technology industry with cloud sovereignty – afriQloud. Launched...
2019/2020 budget

Young innovators have much to tap from current budget

The 2019/2020 budget that was recently read by the National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich had, as anticipated, both winners and losers, with diverse industries either getting higher allocation and tax reprieves while others...

Increased use of earphones may cause hearing impairment

The use of headphones and music player devices has increased radically among Kenyan adolescents and young adults, and could sadly lead to a “future deaf generation”. Health experts observe that because effects of frequent use...

Shun short cuts to riches and focus on hard work, Uhuru tells youth

President Uhuru Kenyatta has Thursday called on the youth to shun get-rich-quick schemes by focussing on hard work and remaining upright. The youth, the President said should take advantage of several opportunities created by...

Digitization of Boda Boda payments pilot project kicks off

Visa is collaborating with KCB Bank Kenya and the Boda Boda Safety Association of Kenya (BAK) to digitize payments for the motorcycle transport operators. The partnership kicks off with a three-month pilot project where 100...
Ajira Digital

New drive to put one million Kenyans on online job platforms

The National government in collaboration with the Civil Society and the Private Sector has unveiled new projects under the Ajira Digital Programme to build and expand Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure across the country...
Jacinta Ngwiri

First online network for women entrepreneurs in agribusiness launched

Despite accounting for 40 percent of the agricultural workforce worldwide, women’s participation in agribusiness is often limited to low-profit production. However, female agripreneurs across Africa will now be able to connect, network and grow their...
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