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Financial technology key to sustained economic growth for Kenya

Most African countries have a positive economic outlook, largely due to the positive performance of traditional sectors. This is according to the Institute of...

FSIs and Fintechs collaboration on the rise

According to a recently released white paper by DLA Piper, Financial Services organizations reported that 52 per cent engaged with FinTechs in the last...

DIG Africa launches the digital disruption caucus to shake up EA’s...

The Digital Innovation Group (DIG Africa) comprising of East Africa’s top techies, recently launched the digital disruption caucus at the Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya. The...

East Africa’s CIO of the year 2018 gives insights for 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k82jZucSbM&t=12s While technology have in the past few years made considerable impact on businesses, it is the essence and extent the industry players deliberate pool...

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 growing consumer demand for...

Top government IT professionals from Uganda, Rwanda appointed ID4Africa ambassadors

ID4Africa recently announced the appointment of Grace Nanyanzi, Information Systems Manager, National Identification and Registration Authority, Uganda and Jacques Kayisire, Director of ICT infrastructure,...

First Brick Holdings to accelerate digital transformation across EA with data...

First Brick Holdings, a Roha Group company, today announced plans for multiple investments to boost the digitization of East and Southern Africa with the...

Applications for 1st East African Alibaba Netpreneur program closes January 20th

Alibaba Business School has announced January 20th 2019 as the closing day for applications for the first Rwandan and East African Alibaba Netpreneur Training...

EIB to improve connectivity in East Africa with new EUR 15m...

At the Africa‑Europe High‑Level Forum in Vienna the EIB announced EUR 15.4 million support for investment by a private sector telecom provider that will...

KETRACO, Liquid Telecom launch new transmission strategy across East Africa

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) and Liquid Telecom have signed an agreement to extend affordable internet to Somalia, Ethiopia and Uganda. Liquid Telecom will lease...

Huawei Y9 officially launches in the Kenyan market

Huawei’s latest mid-range smartphone, the Y9 2019, is now available in retail stores in Kenya, following a public launch held simultaneously at both TRM...

Refinitiv announces 2018 excellence award winners for East Africa

Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk business, yesterday hosted the inaugural 2018 East Africa Excellence Awards in Upperhill, Nairobi. Described as the ultimate...

Protec partners with CIO East Africa to host CIO100 Symposium

Professional Technologies (Protec) has partnered with Thales and Thycotic to start the conversation on information security at this year’s eagerly awaited CIO 100 Symposium...

Paxful looking at Cryptocurrency’s Potential in East Africa

The need for investing in Cryptocurrency is steadily rising in East Africa; specifically Kenya as more and more people are gradually gaining trust/confidence in...

How to apply for the CIO 100 survey online

Submissions for the CIO 100 Survey are set to be closed on the 15th of September. Celebrating your digital leap is no doubt a...

Deadline for CIO 100 Survey submissions set for 15th September

Submissions for the CIO 100 Survey are set to be closed on the 15th of September. Celebrating your digital leap is no doubt a...

SAS, Redington enter into a strategic partnership in East Africa

Redington Value, a subsidiary of the India-based Redington Group has partnered with SAS, a move purposed to provide on-the-ground support to customers in East...

Google search now gives Swahili users more detailed results

Google Search has now made it possible for Swahili users to get more intelligent and contextualised results of people, things and entities that Google...

Full electric mobility company launches in Nairobi |

EkoRent, a leading Finnish electric mobility company operating under local name EkoRent Africa, announced the launch of Nopia Ride, the first ever full electric...

East African techpreneurs take 5 spots in Forbes 30 Under 30...

Forbes Africa recently released its 30 under 30 series which was split into three: Creative, Technology and Business. Out of the 30 spots in...