Financial & Tech


BuuPass Partners With Safaricom for Bus e-Ticketing Service

Kenyan TransporTech startup, BuuPass has partnered with Safaricom to launch a service that will allow travellers in the country to book and purchase bus tickets online. The service which is available online ( and through USSD (*877# ) will allow customers to book from a choice of five bus operators including Easy Coach, Modern Coast, Greenline, Palmers […]
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Huawei, Pakistan partner Amid UK Defence Secretary Sacked Over Leaked Plans Of 5G Involvement

Huawei has signed an MoU with Pakistan to finance the first cloud centre in the country, as Prime Minister Imran Khan met with the founder and CEO of Huawei Ren Zhengfei in Beijing. Huawei’s CEO also expressed his interest in making a huge investment in Pakistan, where previously a regional service centre was established. The […]
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How to Collect WhatsApp Business Opt-Ins – Infobip

A guide through the WhatsApp Business opt-in requirements with four easy examples. Today, customers expect brands to be available on their favorite communication channels, like WhatsApp – the most preferred messaging channel worldwide. In fact, 68% of customers think that messaging is the most convenient way to contact a business, according to AdWeek.   Now, with WhatsApp Business API available through Infobip, medium and large […]
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Empowering Society With Technology

Vocational institute seeks to build a digital ecosystem enabling community members to leverage on connectivity for sustainable livelihoods. By Brian Yatich With the profound impact that technology has transformed various industries right from agriculture to the future of connected devices has been a fundamental shift in the structure of our global society. However, with digital […]
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Apptivate Africa signs KFC, Big Square and NewsCafe to grow M-Kula

Digital payment solution firm Apptivate Africa has signed agreements with KFC, Big Square and NewsCafe that will see customers use the company’s flagship app M-Kula to pay for their meals. M-Kula; which is available on IOS and Android platforms allows employers e-wallets of their employees with money that can be used for meals. The employees […]
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Toshiba strengthens Africa presence with Nairobi office

Toshiba Corporation has announced the establishment of its new branch office in Nairobi, Kenya under Toshiba Africa (Pty) Ltd, the company’s main subsidiary based in South Africa. Toshiba celebrated this important occasion with an opening ceremony graced by the Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Energy of Kenya, Hon. Charles Keter, and other government officials and […]
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Nairobi to play host to MEST Pan African Tech Summit

Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, has partnered with Microsoft to bring its fourth annual MEST Africa Summit to Nairobi. The 3-day event will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from June 10 – 12, 2019, at the Radisson Blu Hotel. MEST Africa Summit brings together leading entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem players and executives from across Africa and globally to […]
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