BUSINESS

Qhala BUSINESS

UK and Kenya Tech Hum have launched an exchange program for startups through Qhala

The British Government through the UK Kenya Tech Hub and digital Innovation firm Qhala have launched an exchange programme to bolster partnerships between corporates and start-up companies in Kenya. Dubbed,…

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SENDY BUSINESS

Sendy recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum?

Sendy, a tech company that builds fulfilment infrastructure for e-commerce and consumer brands, has been recognized as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers” for 2022.  The World Economic…

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KeNIA and ASSEK BUSINESS

KeNIA partners with ASSEK to develop and streamline a Dynamic National Innovation System

The Kenya National Innovation Agency (KeNIA) and the Association of Startups and SME Enablers of Kenya (ASSEK) have entered into an agreement to develop and streamline a dynamic national innovation…

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ndovu BUSINESS

How to invest in real properties and stocks using Ndovu online

Online investment options abound but few of those specialise in providing investments for real properties and stocks. Most of the online investments options that have mushroomed in the past decade…

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AfCFTA BUSINESS

Numerous AfCFTA opportunities are available for women

As the world prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, it has emerged that fewer women than men are taking advantage of the trade and economic opportunities presented…

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15 years MOBILE MONEY

MPESA just turned 15 years old

M-PESA has marked 15 years since Safaricom and Vodafone launched the service in March 2007. From its beginning in Kenya, M-PESA has grown to more than 51 million customers, 465,000…

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BUSINESS

Mixed News for Kenya’s Struggling Economy

With nationwide and local political elections set for August 2022, the Kenyan economy is undergoing a transition from a very good year to one that might be less than stellar….

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BUSINESS

32 Year Old Lady Moving And Shaking The Steel Manufacturing Industry In Kenya

She is an engineer by passion, not by training. Wangechi Kamau, CEO Classic Steel Engineering is not your typical company founder and owner… She is Layed back and at the…

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Nairobi Securities Exchange MONEY MARKET

Nairobi Securities Exchange kicks off day trading

After championing for the implementation of day trading in equity securities as part of its strategic objective to enhance liquidity, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) formally kicked off day trading…

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FINANCES AND INVESTMENT

Legacy Ridges Mega Project To Settle Over 4,000 Families In Kiambu County

The private sector has in the recent past played a big role in providing “Affordable Housing” for Kenyans in various parts of the country. Real estate companies Finsco Africa and…

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BUSINESS

Apple Juice-KEBS on Recalled Ceres Apple Juice

Social media and mainstream media platforms went abuzz with claims that toxic Ceres Apple Juice recalled from markets are still retailing in shops and supermarkets. Following a statement by South…

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Jiji Africa BUSINESS

Jiji Africa, formerly OLX, to rebrand to Ji-spot

Jiji Africa, the largest online marketplace in Africa, has completed an extensive rebranding effort to align with accelerated company growth, development, and vision for the future. They aim to strengthen…

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MPESA MOBILE MONEY

Milestone as MPESA Africa hits 50 million monthly active customers

MPESA Africa has proved to be the world’s leading mobile money service after achieving a major milestone of 50 million monthly active customers strengthening its position as Africa’s largest fintech….

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BUSINESS

Heritage Villas’ Developers Call for Stakeholders in Real Estate to Stop Destroying The Environment For Money

Real Estate continues to be a fast-growing industry in counties across Kenya. Each day, apartments, gated communities, retirement homes sprout with the aim of providing housing. Either through loans or…

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BUSINESS

Nyayo Estate Residents Creating Jobs and Wealth from Daily Household Waste Through Recycling

Nairobi County, a city with over 4.5 Million residents generates 3,000 tons of solid waste daily. Poor waste management, coupled with the rising urban pressure continues to increase risks of…

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AFRICA

Waste Management: The three R’s That Will See Nairobi County Move from Trash to Treasure

Nairobi, was initially a Green city in the sun owing to its geographical location, built on an interesting mix of rainforest and savanna grasslands, with several rivers running through. Since…

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BUSINESS

‘Waste Is Wealth’ More Kenyans To Start Earning From Household Waste and Trash

Kenyans will soon make a living from waste lying around in their houses and place of residence in an initiative dubbed ‘Taka Ni Mali’. But First… What comes to mind…

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BUSINESS NEWS

You can now redeem Bonga points to invest in the NSE

Giant telco, Safaricom, and the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), the principal securities exchange in Kenya have announced a new partnership to enable Kenyans to invest in stocks using their accrued…

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M-Shwari MOBILE MONEY

M-Shwari, Kenya’s innovation that made life bearable for millions at the height of COVID-19 pandemic

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya that occurred between March and September 2020, several financial institutions and government agencies tried to implement measures meant to cushion Kenyans…

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Yellow Card Cryptocurrency MOBILE MONEY

Your most pressing Cryptocurrency questions answered

Although cryptocurrency has been around since 2009, there are still many who have questions about it. The concept of cryptocurrency can seem foreign and intimidating, but only when you are…

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BANKING

KDIC rolls its risk-based premium model for commercial banks

The Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC) has announced the implementation of the risk-based insurance premium model for commercial banks which had been suspended last year due to the Covid-19 crisis. The model…

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MOBILE MONEY

Safaricom launches MPESA Super App with these amazing features

Safaricom has launched M-PESA Super App for customers and M-PESA for Business App with very amazing features such as an “Offline Mode” that will enable customers to use the app…

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Uhuru Kenyatta MOBILE MONEY

Uhuru roots for MPESA in Ethiopia, urges Abiy to open up mobile money services

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the Ethiopian government to also consider opening up opportunities for mobile money services as part of the telecommunications liberalization process while assuring Ethiopians that Kenya’s…

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Safaricom BUSINESS

Key highlights of Safaricom FY 2020’s KES 250.35 billion service revenue

Despite the tough economic conditions occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, Safaricom managed to record a flat growth in the financial year ended 31st March  2021. During this period, Safaricom enabled…

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CBK MOBILE MONEY

CBK announces resumption of transaction charges above KSH 100 via mobile money wallets

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announced the resumption of charges for transactions above Ksh.100 effected through bank-specific (in-house) mobile money wallets that are closely linked to the Savings…

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sanitary towels BUSINESS

180,000 school girls to receive sanitary towels from M-PESA Foundation

M-PESA Foundation, in partnership with the Ministry of Education will distribute 3 months’ supply of sanitary towels to over 180,000 needy girls from across the country. The Foundation has committed…

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M-PESA MOBILE MONEY

Safaricom announces new M-PESA tariffs ahead of waiver expiry

The Central Bank of Kenya recently announced that it will not extend the waiver of fees on mobile money transfers below Ksh. 1,000 and that it would end on 31st December 2020 following…

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paxful MOBILE MONEY

Sauti Sol and Paxful get into a partnership to make more Kenyans know about Bitcoins

A few years ago bitcoins made headlines globally when the cryptocurrency’s price spiked more than a thousand fold, and then it fell almost flat footed. The volatility of the cryptocurrency…

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MOBILE MONEY

Reminder: Free mobile money transfers will end on 31st December

The Central Bank of Kenya has announced that the waiver of fees on mobile money transfers below Ksh. 1,000 will end on 31st December 2020 following a consultation it held…

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brandke BUSINESS

BRANDKE is developing an e-commerce platform to link exporters to global buyers

The Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency (BRANDKE) is developing a robust e-commerce platform that will link Kenyan exporters to buyers from across the world. This is part of the…

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