Technology

Opera becomes first browser optimized for Chromebooks

Opera becomes first alternative browser optimized for Chromebooks

Opera has become the world’s first alternative browser optimized for Chromebooks bringing many unique features previously unavailable on the Chrome OS platform. The new features include a free, unlimited, no-log browser VPN, built-in messengers, ad blocker, cookie dialog blocker and color themes. With 30 million Chromebooks sold in 2020 and forecasts that a further 40 […]
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Jiji online marketplace to merge operations with Cars45

Jiji online marketplace acquires Cars45

Local online marketplace Jiji on Monday announced the acquisition of Cars45 in Kenya, Ghana, and Nigeria at an undisclosed amount. Joining the Jiji family will allow Cars45 users to benefit from Jiji’s market-leading products in online classifieds. In turn, Cars45 brings a unique O2O car buying and selling service, where cars can safely be sold […]
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Sokowatch Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

Sokowatch Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

Sokowatch, the East African e-commerce company using innovative technology to improve supply chain inefficiencies, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. Sokowatch which currently has over 22,000 active shops across 9 major cities in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda serves informal retailers that the mass market relies […]
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Helium Health launches health tech services in Kenya

Helium Health launches health tech services in Kenya

Helium Health has announced the launch of its full suite of products and services in Kenya for the first time. The firm, one of the largest Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Hospital Management Information (HMI) Systems provider in West Africa, is partnering with three local providers, Philips Healthcare Technologies, Carepay and Savannah Informatics. Helium Health […]
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