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Public Safety from a click of a button

By Brian Yatich Panic app that alerts local security, medical, and fire authorities in case of an emergency Insecurity in the East African region over the last few years has been on the rise; in Kenya for instance, Nairobi tops the list with more sophisticated criminals in operation. A recent study conducted by Mo Ibrahim […]
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Simba Colt takes hospitality industry by storm

Since venturing into the hotel business seven years ago, the seasoned auto-maker has never stopped driving its growth in that sector By Brian Yatich Who would have thought that a company that is best known for manufacturing vehicles could also become a force to reckon with in the hospitality business? It’s been seven years since […]
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EAC: Mastercard unveils e-platform targeting farmers

Mastercard Tuesday launched a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. The service dubbed “2kuze”, reads “Let’s grow together,” is set to enable farmers to buy, sell and receive payments for agricultural goods via their feature phones. The platform brings the benefits and security of mobile commerce and payments […]
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Meet the new digital card platform for Africa

By Brian Tirok This start-up has digitized business cards by providing an online presence with real time contact solution for individuals and business Looking up for clients and business contacts in a particular field can be a tedious task, Business cards usually ends up stashed at a box somewhere and one spends an ordinate amount of […]
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Jumia to donate 1 per cent of every sale to charity

Online shopping store, Jumia will donate 1 per cent of every purchase made from its website from the 13th to 15 of December. The proceeds both in cash and in Kind will support over 400 disadvantaged kids from the Good Samaritan Children’s Home in Juja during the Christmas period. “We are inviting our customers to […]
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Poa! Internet, Liquid Telecom Takes Internet To Kibera

Poa! Internet, Liquid Telecom Takes Internet To Kibera

poa! Internet in partnership with Liquid Telecom Kenya has launched a new Internet model in Kibera slums, drawing thousands of subscribers in just a few months.   The telco companies have delivered using solar-powered hotspots and has provided provided free Internet access to Kibera schools, health centres, churches, mosques and youth centres. poa! is using Liquid […]
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How to make your online business look big

How small companies can deliver big wins this festive season with a big business strategy Online Shopping is causing waves for retailers as it becomes one of the new ways consumers and brands get to interact for better understanding of their target market and to explore new outlets. This means that technology integration with payments functionality may […]
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