Financial & Tech

Tiktok Kenya Throwback: Year-End Rewind to the Best Moments Of 2019

TikTok launches in-app 2019 Year-End Rewind in Kenya to look back on the most popular TikTok celebrities, creators, challenges, stickers and music hits; The most unforgettable 2019 moments on TikTok include #tiktokkenyasquad, #africanmom, #tryme, #churchgirl and #parteafterparte; The year is not over: Join the #KenyaXmas challenge with local celebrities and creators from 20 December. Also […]
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Facebook hosts Facebook iD8 in Nairobi to celebrate tech ecosystem

Facebook hosts Facebook iD8 in Nairobi to celebrate tech ecosystem

Facebook (www.facebook.com) on Friday brought together over 400 developers, startups and businesses from across Sub-Saharan Africa in a first of its kind conference dubbed “Facebook iD8 Nairobi”. The event is part of Facebook’s effort to create opportunities for innovation, community building and education throughout the continent. “Facebook iD8 Nairobi” created a space for developers and […]
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Seacom-Boss-Tony-Tugee

SEACOM: Powering Africa’s digital economy

Tony Tugee, Managing Director SEACOM sees increased data usage, a changing world and markets that will be disrupted by new technologies. By Brian Yatich The world is overflowing with information. Every day, humans generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Reports, selfies, streaming TV’s, text messages, high definition videos and data visuals are some of the […]
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Wefarm secures $13 Mn funding to scale its network

Wefarm secures $13 Mn funding to scale its network

Digital network for global small-scale agriculture, Wefarm has announced it has raised $13 million in a Series A financing round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm True Ventures. The financing round will help Wefarm further scale its network of 1.9 million farmers, and its newly created Marketplace, to connect farmers in Africa, even those without […]
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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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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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Why revolutionary technologies will drive African prosperity

Right now, we’re at a tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which has the potential to turbocharge the socio-economic development of the entire African continent. We’ve got the youngest continent in the world, with 60% of Africa’s 1.25 billion people under the age of 25. If we […]
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