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How MPESA is championing the global e-commerce platforms

How MPESA is championing the global e-commerce platforms

MPESA Global, a money transfer system has so far struck partnerships with over 28 international money transfer firms, powering cash transfers within the East African region and the diaspora world. The award-winning innovation has spurred e-commerce propelling business ventures. It all started in 2008 when the firm partnered with Western Union to enable inbound remittance […]
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M-PESA Foundation targets 30,000 girls in menstrual health education program

MPESA Foundation targets 30,000 girls in menstrual health education program

The MPESA Foundation has committed Kshs 22.5 million to improve menstrual hygiene among teenage girls as part of Safaricom’s 20th anniversary celebrations. The Foundation in partnership with NGO Huru International will distribute sanitary towels and offer sexual and reproductive health education to 30,000 teenage girls in Kilifi, Siaya and Murang’a counties. “We have in the […]
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KECOBO secures landmark court order against InternetService Providers

KECOBO secures landmark court order against Internet Service Providers

A recent study by Kaspersky indicates that Kenya is now Africa’s easiest target for cybercriminals. According to the report, the East African country accounted for more than 1 out of every 2 million online attacks on the continent. Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, estimated that content piracy cost government and the creative […]
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5 reasons for the growth of e-learning in East Africa

5 reasons for the growth of e-learning in East Africa

Definition of e-learning E-learning is the process of acquiring knowledge through electronic technologies and sometimes through the media. It can also be defined as a formalized teaching-learning system that uses electronic resources. It is sometimes referred to as online or electronic learning. E-learning can be based within or outside a classroom. In either case, devices […]
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Glovo launches Glovo Prime to offer unlimited deliveries

Glovo launches Glovo Prime to offer unlimited deliveries

Glovo has launched Glovo Prime in Kenya, a subscription service to enable users to pay a monthly fee and get unlimited free deliveries throughout the month. The Glovo Prime service can be activated directly from the Glovo application. Glovo Prime section appears under the profile section of the customer account. Users in Kenya have the […]
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