Corporate

Kagure Wamunyu, Kobo360 CEO Africa Region

Kobo360 is transforming the logistics industry  

Kobo360 is looking to change the way the logistics sector operates by lowering costs and enhancing customer satisfaction supporting thousands of freight companies deliver their goods to cargo recipients across the region. By Brian Yatich Back in the days, things in the logistics space was different; customers had to wait for their cargo in harsh […]
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Rwanda to play host to Africa Tech Summit

Following last year’s Africa Tech Summit (ATS) which connected more than 500 decision-makers representing 345 companies from 45 countries, the 2020 edition will host three tracks – The Money and Blockchain Summit, Africa Start-up Summit and The Future Summit. The third annual Africa Tech Summit Kigali will take place in February next year, bringing together corporates, startups and investors […]
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Lorraine Onduru replaces Janet Kemboi as Uber East Africa PR lead

Lorraine Onduru, who served as Hill&Knowlton Strategies’ (H+K) Account Director working in Kenya and Ghana while representing clients drawn from a diverse number of sectors and industries including Visa, Google, General Electric (GE), Emirates, Access Bank, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Twitter and MasterCard, has left the PR agency and moved to Uber.   In a short update on her […]
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Cellulant unveils Tingg, Africa’s first payments App

Fintech firm, Cellulant on Tuesday announced the launch of Tingg, an all-in-one, multi-functional consumer super app that will include a wide array of payment. The payments platform brings commerce and financial services into a single platform that will revolutionize the way customers interact with digital payment services in the continent. Tingg targets the fragmentation in […]
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Vodacom, Smart Lab in a $150k Accelerator Program for Tech Start-ups in Tanzania

Vodacom, Smart Lab in a $150k Accelerator Program for Tech Start-ups in Tanzania

Are you an early-stage or growth-stage company in Tanzania? Well, here is a great opportunity for you, thanks to a new partnership between Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab. Dubbed as the “Vodacom Digital Accelerator,” the program will run yearly and support tech startups in Tanzania in mobile, telecom, fintech, media, health, education, and e-commerce. Speaking at […]
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10 Tech trends Directors Need to Know as 2020 Approaches

Heading into fall with eyes on 2020, corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, artificial intelligence (AI), and cultural shifts on their companies – and what this means for their role as directors, says WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). “Trends point to a very different reality for boards today than five or ten years ago,” says Susan […]
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