Financial & Tech

How businesses are benefitting from power of intelligent technology

How businesses are benefitting from power of intelligent technology

By Tonny Tugee Artificial intelligence (AI) may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but it is already being widely used in businesses and in our personal lives. From automation to data analytics and natural processing language, it has streamlined operations and continues to improve process efficiency. AI has resulted in a drastic shift in […]
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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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You can now transfer Money digitally via Western Union using m24-7 App

You can now transfer Money digitally via Western Union using m24/7 App

Customers can now conveniently send and receive money globally via DTB’s m24/7 Mobile App around the clock with a few clicks. Western Union and Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (DTB) has announced the launch of Western Union digital money transfer services via DTB’s m24/7 mobile app enabling customers to send or receive international money transfers. The […]
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Can the digital economy decrease Africa’s inequality?

Can the digital economy decrease Africa’s inequality?

By Tonny Tugee As our nascent digital economy emerges, we have seen signs that enormous possibilities exist for it to reduce the many divides in our society. From the education gap and a shortage of technological and technical skills to poor ICT access in rural areas, the digital economy has the potential to help bridge […]
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CREATING WEB AND API OPERATORS FOR LIPA NA MPESA

CREATING WEB AND API OPERATORS FOR LIPA NA MPESA

Here is how you can create web and API Operators for Safaricom’s lipa na Mpesa paybill number or till number. CREATING WEB AND API OPERATORS Visit the MPESA Portal url https://org.ke.m-pesa.com/ and login with the username and password you received from Safaricom after sending them the letter on Step 1 above. Note that Shortocode refers to either Paybill Number […]
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How to get rewarded with Safaricom's Skiza Advertising service

How to get rewarded with Safaricom’s Skiza Advertising Service

Safaricom announced the launch of a new Skiza Advertising platform that aims to provide SMEs with the opportunity to advertise their services. The service is offered in partnership with Adtones, who will provide the ad-serving platform and on-board advertisers. Customers will subscribe to the service by dialling *897# to enrol, upon which they will hear […]
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