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Free money transfer service Taptap Send launches in Kenya

Free money transfer service Taptap Send launches in Kenya

Venture-backed startup, Taptap Send which allows immigrants to send money home to emerging markets instantly has launched in Kenya. 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. The new service will allow users to send money […]
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Kenya Health Ministry deploy Robots in fight against Covid-19

Kenya Health Ministry deploy Robots in fight against Covid-19

Ministry of Health on Friday introduced three anti-epidemic robots which will assist in the fight against Covid-19. The three robots, donated at a cost of Ksh36 million by the United Nations Development Program, will minimize contact between doctors and patients further minimizing the risk of infections. The robots will be installed at Mbagathi Hospital, Kenyatta National […]
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IEBC publishes BBI signatures online for scrutiny

IEBC publishes BBI signatures online for scrutiny

Kenya’s electoral body, The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has Thursday published the verified BBI signatures. The published signatures will be alongside the names of people who signed, their counties, constituency and polling stations allowing voters to verify their details and have not been used without their consent. Interim Verified List of BBI Supporters […]
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Sendy, AfyaPoa partner to provide health insurance for its drivers

Sendy partners with Afyapoa to provide health insurance for its drivers

Logistics platform Sendy has announced that it will be providing health insurance for its drivers through Afyapoa health financing scheme. This makes it the first digital marketplace provider to extend health benefits cover to its driver-partners and their families. In a statement, the firm’s Chief Operations Officer Ambrose Nyangao says the partnership with Insurance For […]
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