We give you the latest news and analysis on networking, A.I, security and technology from Startups and Business trends in Kenya Africa.
January 22, 2019
Liquid Telecom appoints Susan Mulikita as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia subsidiary

Liquid Telecom appoints Susan Mulikita as CEO for Zambia subsidiary

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M’kandawire Mulikita as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia to accelerate growth and market penetration across the country. Based […]
January 18, 2019
Branch raises Ksh 500M for local expansion

Branch raises Ksh 500M for local expansion

Digital lender Branch International has announced its largest commercial paper issuance to date, raising Ksh500 million, following a Ksh350 million issuance in 2018 and a Ksh200 […]
January 10, 2019

Liquid Telecom appoints Mohamed Abdel Bassit as new Regional CEO

New regional CEO will be responsible for driving Liquid Telecom’s expansion across MEWA region Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Mohamed Abdel Bassit as its […]
December 6, 2018
Kwesé Play launches in Kenya

Kwesé Play launches in Kenya

The new VoD service will deliver the fastest streaming services in Africa, offering the most diverse VOD content yet available in Kenya: from global video-on-demand providers including Roku, Netflix, Kwesé iflix, YouTube, TED, and RedBull TV.
December 3, 2018
HP life

HP Commits to Educate 100,000 Across Africa

By 2030, Africa will be home to 32% of the population under the age of 30, and the largest working-age population by 2035
December 2, 2018
poa’s! new, unlimited business internet services start from just sh2000 a month, with a one-off installation fee of Sh7000. However, the first 250 businesses to sign up to this service will have their installation discounted to Sh2,000.

poa! internet expands internet for low-income business communities

poa’s! new, unlimited business internet services start from just sh2000 a month, with a one-off installation fee of Sh7000. However, the first 250 businesses to sign up to this service will have their installation discounted to Sh2,000.
November 22, 2018
John Kamara, Director of Global Gaming Africa

John Kamara to Champion Technological Arts in Africa

Earlier this month, in an official statement from the University, they have officially commissioned John Kamara, Chevalier of the 'Ordre des Arts et Technologies', to champion technological arts in Africa on behalf of the University
November 22, 2018
MTN opens Mobile Money API targetting Ugandan startups

MTN opens Mobile Money API targeting Ugandan startups

The Mobile Money Open Application Program Interface (API) will now be accessed by third parties; the expectation is to enable innovation around payment systems; MTN has also launched a Startup Fund valued at Shs1bn and unveiled the MTN Open API App Challenge
November 21, 2018
State of African 4G

The State of African 4G

The report estimates the number of 4G connections on the continent at around 50m in 2017, a number which, on the current trajectory, should rise to around 90m in 2018.
November 20, 2018

Huawei Cloud to launch in South Africa

The cloud services by the electronics manufacturer will enable organisations to access lower-latency, reliable and secure cloud services such as Elastic Cloud Server (ECS), Elastic Volume Service (EVS) and Object Storage Service (OBS).
November 19, 2018
Cellulant, has built Africa’s first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences in Facebook Messenger. As part of the roll-out programme, Kenyan brandHuddah Cosmetics, has been selected as the first social commerce merchant on Mula to launch the platform; leveraging on Facebook to provide a unique product discoveryshopping experience for their customers.

Cellulant, Facebook partner to launch Augmented Reality

Kenya’s  Huddah Cosmetics has been selected by  Pan-African Payments company, Cellulant to launch the first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences on Facebook Messenger.
November 19, 2018
Liquid Telecom partners with Kymeta to deliver enhanced mobile satellite communications to Africa’s most remote locations

Liquid Telecom, Kymeta partner to deliver VSAT Service to Africa

As part of a master distribution agreement announced at AfricaCom 2018, Kymeta’s lightweight, high throughput satellite communication systems will be integrated with Liquid Telecom’s satellite connectivity.