itel, a mobile phone brand committed to providing budget-friendly, high quality products boasting excellent user experience under TRANSSION Holdings, has launched its first three smartphones which run on the Android™ Oreo™ operating system (Go edition) -- itel P32, A32F and A15, into the African market. itel is one of the first global mobile...
Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN Secretary-General The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on...
Google.org has announced the 12 finalists for the first Google Impact Challenge in Kenya, which sought to identify and fund the most innovative social enterprises using technology to improve society on a local or national scale. Google is investing a total of KES 200 million in grants to 12 nonprofits...
The ubiquity of the internet and advances in mobile technology in recent years has made it almost impossible for people to keep their data private. In a 2018 global internet survey by Ipsos, 52% of internet users said they were more concerned about the erosion of online...
By Genghis Capital Facebook Inc., owner of WhatsApp, the most popular global social communication service, announced a payments service dubbed WhatsApp Pay that will work through its suite of mobile apps including WhatsApp mobile app. The announcement of the payment service reverberated across the...
With proven record as a robust network in global electronic payments technology, the sky is the lower limit for MasterCard as they take lead on matters cashless transactions. Much of the world's population does not have access to a bank account or any other reliable way to store and...
By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: Central Africa at SAP Africa Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It’s too early to tell how exactly the confluence of rapid change and exponential technological advances will play out. But...
PataTutor, an edtech startup, will launch Kenya’s first ever education-based online marketplace in Nairobi at the end of August 2020. The web app will allow parents and students to find, compare, book, and pay for affordable, verified, and professional private academic tutors. “Teachers and...
Cloud computing’s security is an area of concern for researchers and professionals in today’s increasingly remote world. Many surveys in the research field point out that some of these security problems present as data breaches while others deal with access control. Whatever the issue, it concerns decision...
One thing is certain this COVID season – people are planning their spending properly and would not mind saving some extra cash . Well, there is an app that puts cash back into consumers’ pockets just for shopping for essentials and other products. Moot,...