High-tech

Data gradually turning into oil fuelling success of businesses

Data gradually turning into oil fuelling success of businesses

Data is becoming an integral driver of the economy and our overall daily lives. In tech circles, it is regarded as the ‘modern oil’ that when well processed, fuels corporates grow…...

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How SMS has turned into a powerful business tool

How SMS has turned into a powerful business tool

When Ruth Gachomo was in Kahuhia Girls’ High School, Murang’a Count, 15 years ago, she noticed the challenges parents encountered when receiving report forms. “Mostly it was thro…...

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Safaricom seeks partners for billion-dollar Ethiopia entry

Safaricom seeks partners for billion-dollar Ethiopia entry

Safaricom has opened talks with undisclosed investors to form a consortium that will this year bid for one of two Ethiopian telecoms licences due to the high entry costs that are l…...

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Is Kenya tapping its vast Big Data opportunities?

Is Kenya tapping its vast Big Data opportunities?

The term “Big Data” today attracts huge attention, mainly because of its power to help humans make informed decisions, turning it into an industry competition tool as new waves of…...

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New online payment solution to curb cyber fraud

New online payment solution to curb cyber fraud

Kenya’s fintech startup JointPesa has launched an online payment solution that will see online buyers and sellers cushioned against frauds. The new platform, dabbed ‘JointPesa, is…...

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Mobile transactions hit Sh4trn on rising demand

Mobile transactions hit Sh4trn on rising demand

Kenyans moved Sh4.35 trillion through their mobile phones last year, fresh data by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) shows, pointing to the growing significance of the digital marketp…...

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Women traders urged to adopt new tech

Women traders urged to adopt new tech

Jamii Bora Bank has challenged women to adopt use of digital technology to tap into the growing tech-savvy community in Kenya. Saying internet-on-the-go trend was fast becoming the …...

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More farmers sign up to new digital platform to grow yields

More farmers sign up to new digital platform to grow yields

An agricultural digital platform is increasingly becoming popular among farmers who are seeking to boost their yields and grow their incomes. About 52,000 farmers have downloaded th…...

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UK ‘to decide on Huawei 5G next week’

UK ‘to decide on Huawei 5G next week’

Britain is expected to announce next week whether to allow China’s Huawei to develop its 5G network, an official said on Friday, setting out reasons for agreeing despite US opposit…...

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Safaricom partners with M-Gas for Cooking Gas Subscription Service

Safaricom partners with M-Gas for Cooking Gas Subscription Service

Sign up now for Africa Food Show 2020: 24-26 June 2020, Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC)http://africafoodshow.com/Safaricom partners with M-Gas for Cooking Gas Subscr…...

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