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Safaricom's Blaze to host digital youth career fair

Safaricom’s Blaze to host digital youth career fair

Blaze by Safaricom has today kicked off a two-day career and skills fair among youth aged between 18 and 26 years. The first of a kind digital career fair aims at engaging, educating and empowering young Kenyans across the country by training them on career development, entrepreneurial skills, personal development and networking skills. “We are […]
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How to register for Safaricom's M-Tiba

How to register for Safaricom’s M-Tiba

M-TIBA is a health financing technology platform for consumers, insurers, healthcare providers, and governments. It is a proven health system integrator that is revolutionizing the management of large-scale health schemes and supporting the drive for universal health coverage in Africa. It enables users to manage their insurance policy or health payments on their mobile. It helps insurers, donors, […]
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Elon Musk Passes Bill Gates To Become World's 2nd-Richest Person

Elon Musk Passes Bill Gates To Become World’s 2nd-Richest Person

Tesla’s skyrocketing share prices have made Elon Musk the world’s second-richest person, with a net worth of nearly $128 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Musk edged past Bill Gates on Tuesday. Only Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is worth more. Bloomberg reported that the Tesla CEO has added more than $100 billion to his net worth in 2020, propelling […]
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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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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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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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