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StanChart Women in Tech Incubators awarded USD 10,000 funding

StanChart Women in Tech Incubators awarded USD 10,000 funding

The Standard Chartered Bank in partnership with @iBizAfrica-Strathmore University has today awarded 5 participating businesses KES 1,000,000 each in the culmination of the 4th cohort of the Standard Chartered Bank Women in Tech incubation program. The winning firms include: Ecila Films which produces films of authentic African stories Ufasiri Halisi SLI Innovations Limited which focuses […]
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Eutelsat, Facebook partner to extend Wi-Fi connectivity throughout Sub-Saharan Africa

Eutelsat, Facebook to expand Express Wi-Fi across Sub-Saharan Africa

Eutelsat Communications is expanding its use of the Express Wi-Fi platform in partnership with Facebook to provide broadband services via satellite across several regions in Sub-Saharan Africa. With Express Wi-Fi, Eutelsat aims to connect thousands of people in rural and underserved communities spanning Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, […]
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Safaricom feted for outstanding contribution to the mobile industry

Safaricom feted for outstanding contribution to the mobile industry

 Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has today been presented with the “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award” by the GSM Association (GSMA). The Award recognizes exceptional achievement in the mobile industry by an individual or organization that shape the global mobile sector. “Our Transforming Lives purpose has driven our business over the last 20 years, and we appreciate […]
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TikTok partners with Africa Union and TRACE to celebrate Africa Day

TikTok, AU & TRACE TV Launch #IAmAfrican Campaign

TikTok and the African Union have partnered to place the spotlight on African content through a month-long campaign dubbed #IamAfrican in celebration of Africa Day on 25 May. The campaign calls on users to share their views on what makes them proudly African across various categories, including music. As music, along with the industry, continues to be […]
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Sportpesa spared in new KRA enforcement actions

Sportpesa spared in new KRA enforcement actions

SportPesa has yet again been able to save itself from the jaws of the Taxman after a court ruled that betting firms are partially exempted from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) enforcement actions. According to Business Daily, the betting firm has been spared asset seizures, bank accounts freeze and travel bans. “The Tax Appeals Tribunal […]
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Bybit to Launch Cloud Mining to Democratize Ethereum Mining

Bybit to Launch Cloud Mining to Democratize Ethereum Mining

Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit will launch in May Bybit Cloud Mining, a mining-as-a-service (MaaS) product that gives users instant access to ether (ETH) mining from as little as $100. Democratizing and de-risking crypto mining The relentless growth of cryptocurrencies in recent months has caught mainstream attention and fueled a surge in interest in crypto mining — or receiving […]
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Posta partners with TAZ Technologies for speedy last-mile delivery

Posta, TAZ Technologies partner for speedy last-mile delivery

Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) and TAZ Technologies have today signed a strategic partnership that will see postal items, mails and parcels originating from the Post Office delivered to the customer’s doorstep. The revolutionary partnership will see PCK integrated into the TAZ delivery system, aptly named “Tap-A-Delivery” which is a real time e-commerce courier service […]
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