Big data

Google commit to expand Africa’s internet market

Multinational technology company, Google has partnered with Convergence Partners, International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. to invest in CSquared, a broadband infrastructure company focused on building wholesale metro fibre optic networks. The move seeks to enable internet access across Africa, the fibre optic company is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya with cumulative capital […]
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Vodafone set to buy 35p.c stake in Kenya’s Safaricom from Vodacom

Mobile operator, Safaricom Monday while responding to announcement by Vodafone Group Plc. regarding the proposed transfer by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vodafone International Holdings B.V, of part of its indirect interest in Safaricom to Vodacom Group Limited its sub-Saharan African subsidiary. Under the terms of the agreement, Vodafone will exchange a 35 per cent indirect interest […]
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Why AWS has such a big lead in the cloud

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Selfie focused oppo A57 launches in Kenya

Oppo has officially announced that the entry of its selfie-focused smartphone, A57 in the Kenyan Market. According to Sky Li, OPPO VP and MD of International Mobile Business said the initiative has been widely accepted and the OPPO A57 will serve the mid-range budget segment as well as the high-end customers looking for highly sophisticated […]
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Gionee in a campaign to boost Kenyan presence

Mobile phone manufacturer, Gionee, has launched a month-long campaign to boost its brand in Kenya. Coinciding with Easter, the campaign will aim to endear the growing brand that manufactures and sells budget smartphones to the Kenyan market. Gionee already has an established market in Kenya, with many of its products on offer in over 100 […]
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Kenya: ESET, iLabAfrica sign deal to build research and Cyber-security centre

Internet security company ESET East Africa has signed a memorandum of understanding (M.O.U) with the iLabAfrica centre of Strathmore University to set up a research and cyber-security operations centre (SOC) in Kenya. The deal is aimed at fighting against cybercrime in the country. Teddy Njoroge, Country Manager ESET East Africa, said the company will explore […]
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Meet the new digital card platform for Africa

By Brian Tirok This start-up has digitized business cards by providing an online presence with real time contact solution for individuals and business Looking up for clients and business contacts in a particular field can be a tedious task, Business cards usually ends up stashed at a box somewhere and one spends an ordinate amount of […]
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How to make your online business look big

How small companies can deliver big wins this festive season with a big business strategy Online Shopping is causing waves for retailers as it becomes one of the new ways consumers and brands get to interact for better understanding of their target market and to explore new outlets. This means that technology integration with payments functionality may […]
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