Opinion & Analysis

Kenya’s digital journey - Where are we now, and where are we going

Kenya’s digital journey: Where are we now, and where are we going?

By Tonny Tugee  Kenya’s ICT sector has seen a 10.8% average annual growth since 2016, making it one of the fastest-growing tech environments on the continent. This success can be largely attributed to various innovations in our digital space, with the ICT sector on track to creating 250,000 jobs and contributing up to 8% of GDP by the end […]
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2020 in Review By Vodacom Group

2020 in Review By Vodacom Group

By Diego Gutierrez This year has been filled with upheaval – disruption across industries, changes to the way we work and multiple challenges to business models globally. While 2020 was filled with rapid change, the Vodacom Group was able to successfully execute various strategic projects throughout our markets. In responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic, […]
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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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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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You can earn Kes. 2 Million for reporting tax crime with KRA's iWhistle

You can earn Kes. 2 Million for reporting tax crime with KRA’s iWhistle

Individuals with information on tax crimes can earn Kes. 2 million after reporting to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) using concealed identities. The web-based anonymous reporting solution dubbed iWhistle went live on Friday to help curb tax leaks which deny the country billions in revenue annually. Crimes Kenyans are obliged to report include bribery, concealment, […]
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