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Kuzi AI tool for helping African farmers fight locusts launched

Kuzi AI tool for helping African farmers fight locusts launched

A free tool dubbed Kuzi that will help farmers and pastoralists across Africa to predict and control locust behaviour has been launched. Kuzi—the Swahili name for the wattled starling, a bird renowned for eating locusts—is an AI-powered tool that generates a real-time heatmap of locusts across Africa, shows all potential migration routes, and gives a […]
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Kenyan mobile digital bank Umba raises $2m seed funding

Kenyan mobile digital bank Umba raises $2m seed funding

Kenya-based digital bank for emerging markets Umba has raised a US$2 million seed funding round to help it expand product capabilities. The startup with currently operates in Kenya and Nigeria raised from new investors including Lachy Groom, ex-Head of Issuing at Stripe; Ludlow Ventures; Frontline Ventures and Act Venture Capital. Umba says it provides an […]
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New MPesa Sending & Withdrawal charges for 2022

New MPesa Sending & Withdrawal Charges for 2022

Below are Safaricom’s Mpesa charges for 2022 for sending and withdrawing money via Safaricom MPesa agent, ATM and MPesa tariffs when transferring cash both to registered and non-registered Mpesa users. MPesa Transaction Charges 2022 Min Max Transfer to MPesa Users, Pochi La Biashara, and Business Till to Customers Transfer to other registered mobile money users Transfer […]
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