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Ajua appoints Martin Mirero as Chief Technology Officer

Ajua appoints Martin Mirero as Chief Technology Officer

Ajua has made new additions to its leadership team with the appointment of Martin Mirero as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The integrated Customer Experience Company, formerly mSurvey seeks to scale and expand its operations across the region. The new CTO will lead the development of Ajua’s advanced technologies including leading Ajua’s engineering team […]
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Safaricom introduces Cashless Fare to 400 Nairobi Matatus

Safaricom introduces Cashless Fare to 400 Nairobi Matatus

Safaricom has today partnered with Forward Travelers to offer an M-PESA fare collection solution to commuters in Nairobi. The service dubbed Simple Fare, a mobile and financial integration technology developed by Netcen Interactives will enable commuters to pay fare through Lipa Na M-PESA with the payment immediately reflecting to the bus crew’s phones. The service […]
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How to Apply for Certificate of good conduct

How to Apply for Certificate of good conduct

When applying for a job, most companies in Kenya especially the government sectors and NGO’s request a certificate of good conduct. The document is important as it is used to certify that an individual’s record in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is good. Requirements for applying for a certificate of good conduct To get a […]
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Airtel to sell stake in its mobile money segment

Airtel to sell stake in its mobile money segment

Airtel Africa has announced plans to sell stake in its mobile financial services platform Airtel Money in a bid to raise cash. In a market update, the Group said that they are in discussions with various potential investors in relation to possible minority investments into Airtel Money. The telecommunications firm also announced that it was also […]
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Ukheshe, KCB Bank in Deal to Boost East African Payment Services

Ukheshe, KCB Bank in Deal to Boost East African Payment Services

Ukheshe, South African fintech startup has introduced a new Bank Identification Number (BIN) deal with Kenya-based lender KCB Bank Kenya. The new deal will see KCB sponsor Ukheshe’s Bank Identification Number (BIN) number, which will allow the startup to immediately issue both physical and virtual cards across East Africa where KCB has an extensive footprint. […]
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Google Unveils $10M Grant to Kenya for Post Covid-19 Recovery

Google Unveils $10M Grant to Kenya for Post Covid-19 Recovery

American tech giant Google has announced a 10 million US dollar package to support Kenya’s post Covid-19 recovery efforts. The announcement was made Wednesday evening by Google’s Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai during a virtual meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta on the sidelines of a public discussion on digital transformation in Africa organised by the […]
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Why IT and Computer Science Degrees are a Good Choice to be Studied Online

Why IT and Computer Science Degrees are a Good Choice to be Studied Online

Many students in Africa have been faced with overwhelming challenges in accessing high-quality higher education. Traditionally, degrees have been accessible only on-campus and have been too expensive for less privileged students in Africa, especially from the sub-Saharan region. However, this norm has changed. Thanks to modern e-learning technology, world-class universities worldwide can offer online degree […]
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