AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

Tech takes
centre stage

New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Wednesday, Sep 18th

Safaricom partners with AliExpress on mobile payments

Safaricom partners with AliExpress on mobile payments

Alliance expected to enhance trade between Kenya and Asia.

SimbaPay,Family Bank partner to launch WeChat-based payment service

SimbaPay, Family Bank partner to launch WeChat-based payment service

Over seven million Family Bank customers and businesses will access the mobile-based money transfer service.

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Business leaders, regulator engage in debate on country's strategy towards financial inclusion.

Kenyan start-up Sendy plans second fundraising

Kenyan start-up Sendy plans second fundraising

The app linking delivery drivers with customers has so far raised $3 million and plans a second round of fundraising to expand in East Africa.

Safaricom pilots social on M-Pesa

Safaricom pilots social on M-Pesa

An internal trial of new mobile money linked chat service is currently underway ahead of a launch planned for later this year.

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Somalia could challenge Kenya’s mobile money dominance

World Bank report draws a comparison between the two.

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa's Talking

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa's Talking

Investment initiative to help mobile communication and payment API distributor raise US$8.6 million.

Kenyans to pay more for digital ride hailing services

Kenyans to pay more for digital ride hailing services

Taxify and LittleCab confirm increases, while Uber will review existing agreements before making any decision.

M-Pesa, PayPal, TransferTo collaborate to boost Kenya's e-commerce market

M-Pesa, PayPal, TransferTo collaborate to boost Kenya's e-commerce market

Consumers, merchants expected to benefit directly from the industry alliance.

Kenya's govt urged to consult on transport tech innovation

Kenya's govt urged to consult on transport tech innovation

Lack of public engagement impacts negatively on adoption in critical industry warn experts.

'Kenya's digital payment system is too fragmented'

'Kenya's digital payment system is too fragmented'

Operators, tech vendors and retailers urged to cooperate to improve user experience.