Technology

Africa has to look to emerging technologies like AI to fuel its economic recovery in 2022

Africa has to look to emerging technologies like AI to fuel its economic recovery in 2022

Over the past 2 years since the Covid-19 pandemic started, Africa’s economy has contracted by 2.1% and regional growth is expected to be muted in 2022 compared to 2021. Economic recovery and growth are top of mind for countries and many are now realising that accelerated digital transformation is at the heart of achieving this.   Forward-thinking leaders, policymakers and organisations are […]
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Top 5 ICT Hubs In Kenya

This is a list of top ICT companies in Kenya. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is an extensional term for Information Technology (IT).  It is a broad subject that emphasizes the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications such as telephone lines, wireless signals and computers, middleware, enterprise software and audiovisual systems, to […]
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Network International, Mastercard partner to launch Tap on Phone technology

Mastercard has partnered with Network International to launch Tap on Phone technology, which enables mobile phones to act as payment terminals. The simple, seamless and convenient digital payment acceptance via Network International is set to benefit an estimated 500,000 new merchants across the Middle East and Africa. Tap on Phone powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services […]
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Journey to a connected Kenya subsea fiber optic

The country’s digital economy is set to receive a boost following plans by Telkom Kenya to invest in the sixth submarine fiber optic cable system that will link Kenya with the rest of the world. The planned cable will be an additional undersea network that the government-owned telecommunication firm has a stake in, with the investment expected to […]
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Livinguard germ-destroying face mask in Kenya

Livinguard germ-destroying facemasks launched in Kenya

One of the world’s newest technologies has launched into Kenya with the roll-out of the award-winning Livinguard germ-destroying face mask. The mask destroys 99.9 per cent of viruses and bacterial infections on contact, including SARS-COV-2 and variants of the virus responsible for COVID 19. The virus destroying masks remain effective throughout six months of washing […]
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Huduma Namba set to replace KRA PIN

Huduma Namba set to replace KRA PIN

The Kenyan government is planning on replacing KRA PIN with Huduma Namba in a move that seeks to net tax evaders. Kenyans will require the Huduma Namba to access government services including treatment at hospitals, accessing government offices as well as filing tax returns. The Huduma Namba ID will automatically list children as taxpayers once […]
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