Interviews

Virscom launches taxi app in Kenya

Kenyan Fintech company, Virscom has today launched a taxi App dubbed ‘ShareCABTM’ in a bid to provide an additional cab sharing facility. The new Cab app charges drivers zero per cent commission – it saves riders up to 50 per cent of fares, in an array of new money saving and security features. “ShareCABTM is […]
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SolarNow quest to light east Africa

By Brian Yatich This solar firms approach uses asset finance to provide electricity to off-grid rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa A big number of the global community remains without access to electricity with a majority of them springing from the developing countries. According to the International Energy Agency, lack of access to national electricity grids […]
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Good times ahead for motor industry

Not all doom and gloom for the motor industry as new entrants expected to help reverse downward drift on vehicle sales. By Brian Yatich Kenya’s motor business has been growing robustly in the last few years, hugely supported by the expanding urban middle class and access to flexible financing options for buyers. However, latest industry […]
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MultiChoice Kenya slashes DStv subscription prices

Multichoice Kenya has announced a slash on its DStv subscription prices, effective on September 1st, 2017. The video entertainment and internet company said that the price reduction seeks to cushion customers from inflation and the current tough economic times. “The majority of our input costs are in US dollars and we hope we won’t experience any further currency devaluations or other […]
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Huawei P10 lite hits the Kenyan market

Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei has launched its Huawei P10 Lite smartphone in Kenya as it eyes the mid-market segment seeking to aggressively push for an increased share of the local smartphone market. The miniature version of their flagship device follows the successful production of its predecessors, Huawei P10 and the Huawei P10 plus. The P10 […]
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Nokia makes a comeback with new devices

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has on Thursday re-entered the smartphone market in a revamped version. The Finland-based firm is ready to battle it out in the high-end smartphone segment to reclaim its lost charm with the introduction of its first Nokia smartphone range – comprising of the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and […]
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Android users at risk, ESET warns

Internet security company, ESET East Africa has issued an alert to mobile phone users running on the Android platfom to be wary of alternative app stores’ potential to spread malware such as screen locking malware. According to Teddy Njoroge, Kenya Country Manager for ESET, ransomware is a fast growing problem for users of mobile devices. “Just […]
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