Category: Kenya

Tech stories on Kenya including news, features, blogs and video

How Huduma Kenya digitally transformed service delivery

In 2008, the president of Kenya launched Vision 2030 to help transform the country into a “rapidly industrialized, middle-income nation” by 2030.…

10 hours ago

NIIMS mandatory registration, Huduma Namba explained

The Kenyan government has launched the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) Pilot Programme across 15 Counties. The National Management…

11 hours ago

CarePay looking at Blockchain, AI and ML to improve M-TIBA

CarePay Limited recently announced that they are looking into innovating around emerging technologies such as Blockchain, AI and Machine Learning…

5 days ago

Western Union debuts new payment option for Amazon.com shoppers in Kenya

The Western Union Company recently unveiled a new payment option that allows Amazon.com customers in Kenya to pay in local currency for their Amazon.com…

6 days ago

Safaricom unveils an all-in-one bundles for its customers

Safaricom has announced an  'All-in-one monthly bundles' purposed  to see its customers enjoy discounted data and calling rates in one…

1 week ago

EA to benefit from Standard Chartered’s second wave of digital-only banks

Standard Chartered recently announced the start of the second phase of its digital-only retail bank across Africa. In response to…

2 weeks ago

Nairobi based shared ride provider orders $1M worth of electric motorcycles

Alternet Systems, Inc. recently announced a pilot test of its Revolt Electric Motorcycles in conjunction with a $1 million fleet…

2 weeks ago

Huawei, Kenya’s Lipa Later partner to make Y7 Prime available on hire purchase

Huawei has partnered up with Lipa Later, an online credit facility that lets buyers pay for a myriad of items…

2 weeks ago

130 electronic fraud suspects hunted by police

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Wednesday the 30th January 2019, published names and images of 130 suspects implicated…

3 weeks ago

Huawei launches Y7 Prime 2019 into Kenyan market

Huawei Mobile Kenya has today launched Y7 Prime 2019 that will be retailing at Kshs 17,999 in the retail stores…

3 weeks ago

WEF appoints BitPesa founder as Co-Chair of the Global Council on Blockchain

Elizabeth Rossiello, CEO and Founder of BitPesa, has been selected by the World Economic Forum to be one of two…

3 weeks ago

Africa Internship Academy views skills as the currency of the 21st century

Africa holds a very high rate of youth unemployment. In Ghana, about 120,000 young people graduate from various institutions with…

3 weeks ago

Lessons Kenya can learn on fintech Innovation

The efficiency, convenience and reach of financial services has been significantly enhanced by the development of the fintech industry. Today,…

3 weeks ago

Record year for African tech startups as funding hits $334.5m

African tech startups smashed funding records in 2018 as 210 startups secured US$334.5 million worth of investment, with Nigeria emerging…

3 weeks ago

Huawei launches its Mate 20 Series in Kenya

Huawei Mobile Kenya unveiled the much-anticipated Huawei Mate 20 Series to users in Kenya. The series launched in the country…

4 weeks ago

Pesapal on-boards airline payments for low cost carriers in Kenya

Pesapal has this year started processing payments for low cost carriers in Kenya. Jetways Airlines, Silverstone Air and Skyward Express…

4 weeks ago

Safaricom introduces I.T security solutions for enterprise customers

Safaricom enterprise customers can now access a wide range of security solutions to protect their information technology (I.T) systems. The…

4 weeks ago

Two Kenyan teachers nominated for The Global Teachers fete

That technology is a tool to make better just about everything cannot be overemphasized and as one Nancy Kassebaum, Former…

4 weeks ago

Mass transport apps to take Kenya by storm in 2019

Four technology companies have trained their eyes on the Ksh 200 Billion (US$2B) mass transport sector in Kenya with seperate…

1 month ago

CarePay receives KES 150 million grant from AFD to improve M-TIBA

CarePay has received a KES 150 million grant from Agence Française de Développement (AFD) to further build the functionality and…

1 month ago

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