AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

Tech takes
centre stage

New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Saturday, Sep 21st

Jumia Market to shut down?

Jumia Market to shut down?

Only 15 members of staff remain, comprised mainly of the engineering team according to local media reports.

Kenyan tech-hub launches initiative to expand tools for start-ups

Kenyan tech-hub launches initiative to expand tools for start-ups

The East African country has seen an increased number of investors and innovators enter its start-up ecosystem.

mySafaricom app debuts to boost M-Pesa

mySafaricom app poised to boost M-Pesa

Smartphone users can access M-Pesa platform and manage their Safaricom accounts on the go.

Kenya Railways tests online ticketing solution

Kenya Railways tests online ticketing solution

The public currently pay through a 'lengthy and user-unfriendly' method via physical cash or M-Pesa.

KPMG evaluates M-Pesa's market strength

KPMG evaluates M-Pesa's market strength

New report notes impact of mobile phone-based money transfer service ten years since its inception.

Kenyan start-up reaches 10 000 customers in four months

Kenyan start-up reaches 10 000 customers in four months

 

MYDAWA was launched in Nairobi in March this year with the aim of revolutionising the pharmaceutical sector.

Kenyan trio take mobile money API to Mobile World Congress

Kenyan trio take mobile money API to Mobile World Congress

Software engineers who won a hackathon at GSMA's Mobile 360 Africa Series are taking their solution to the annual global event.

Mastercard, Western Union mobilise digital tech for refugee camp

Mastercard, Western Union mobilise digital tech for refugee camp

The Kakuma refugee community will receive cards, digital vouchers and mobile money services.

Kenyan bankers unveil interbank application to rival M-Pesa

Kenyan bankers unveil interbank application to rival M-Pesa

PesaLink platform, the latest competitor to Safaricom's M-Pesa offering.

UK firm KOKO launches smart commerce platform for urban Africa

Global firm KOKO launches smart commerce platform for urban Africa

Platform involves a dense network of physical, cloud-connected e-commerce kiosks.

Ecobank marks 5th relaunch of Mobile App in Kenya

Ecobank marks 5th relaunch of Mobile App in Kenya

Renewed app is being introduced as part of effort to better link Ecobank's continent wide footprint.