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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Invests $30 Million in Chipper Cash Money Platform

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Invests $30 Million in Chipper Cash Money Platform

Amazon founder and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has invested in African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash. The fintech startup has secured a US$30 million Series B funding round led by Ribbit Capital with the participation of Bezos Expeditions. Chipper Cash CEO, Ham Serunjogi said that the product offering expansion will focus on business payment solutions, crypto-currency […]
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You can now transfer Money digitally via Western Union using m24-7 App

You can now transfer Money digitally via Western Union using m24/7 App

Customers can now conveniently send and receive money globally via DTB’s m24/7 Mobile App around the clock with a few clicks. Western Union and Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (DTB) has announced the launch of Western Union digital money transfer services via DTB’s m24/7 mobile app enabling customers to send or receive international money transfers. The […]
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Safaricom appoints Morten Bangsgaard as new CTIO

Safaricom appoints Morten Bangsgaard as new CTIO

Safaricom has appointed Morten Bangsgaard as the new Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTIO) to head the new department. The department was formed following a merger of the Information Technology and Network departments, a change announced by Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa. Bangsgaard, who will lead the new technology and information department, holds a Master’s in […]
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TikTok Enhances Privacy With New Family Pairing Options

TikTok enhances privacy with new family pairing options

TikTok today announced it will enhance privacy and browsing options for families by building on its existing Family Pairing features. As more families continue to turn to internet platforms like TikTok to stay entertained, informed, and connected, parents can now guide their teen’s TikTok experience with the following new controls when Family Pairing is enabled: Search: Directly […]
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PortableVoices launched to produce and distribute pan-African audiobooks

PortableVoices launched to produce and distribute pan-African audiobooks

PortableVoices, a Kenyan audio production startup has partnered with East African Educational Publishers (EAEP) to produce and distribute pan-African audiobooks. The new partnership comes as the company prepares to launch its new audiobook subscription service for users across Africa. Under this agreement, PortableVoices will work with East African Educational Publishers to produce and distribute audiobooks from […]
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