Ready, set, code! Bigger and better, SAP Africa Code Week returns to spread digital literacy across the continent and aims to empower +600,000 children and youth in October this year. Here’s how you can get involved. Did you know that by 2020, 80 percent of all jobs will be related...
InstaView Door-in-Door™ Boasts Pioneering Design and Enhanced Performance LG Electronics (LG) has launched its groundbreaking InstaView Door-in-Door™ in Kenya for consumers who seek the utmost convenience and quality in a household appliance. The refrigerator is world-renowned for its innovative glass panel, revolutionary knock-on feature that reduces cold air loss, and sleek,...
By Elizabeth Berthe and Puneet Chopra (partners at MicroSave Consulting-MSC) Mt Elgon agricultural region FarmersDigital agricultural services can be valuable in multiple ways to the cultivating smallholders and a range of other stakeholders in the agriculture sector. However, these services are...
Young people have the capacity to cause an upward growth of the country's GDP when they venture into investments while still aged between 18-35 years. This is much feasible when such investments are made in their home counties. By Reuben Kimani The proportion of Kenyan youth to the population stands at...
Kenyan homegrown LifeCare Hospitals has announced an aggressive expansion plan across the country to meet growing demand. LifeCare Hospitals which was founded in September 2017 in Bungoma Town plans to open eight hospitals across the country. It currently has hospitals in Bungoma, Migori and...
As the pandemic rages on, the chance to capitalize on the growing student demographics by leveraging on local insights to provide high quality accommodation in the right location at affordable costs remains a real opportunity for residential investors in Kenya. By Tilda Mwai
By Prashanth Krishnaswami, Head of CX Market Strategy & Thought Leadership, Zoho Corp. It's no secret that customer experience (CX) is a major point of differentiation between organisations. "One in three consumers (32%) say they will walk away from a brand they love after...
Soliyana Gizaw Hunde, ten year-old coder and recent winner of the inaugural AfriCANCode Challenge Much has been written about the importance of advancing digital literacy on the African continent, especially among its younger citizens. With more than half of the world’s under-25s...
NCBA Bank took on an ambitious project with Huawei through its partner, MuRong Technology, which would see it build a next generation core banking system“We have a view or a mission to be Africa's most valued digital platform for financial services which then means we are...
As our economy changes, unprecedented new trends rising women is also setting in. Women leaders in industries are emerging with significant fresh ideas that are taking the market place in a wave. As part of our continuing effort to celebrate women’s impact in business, StartUp Magazine met Lucy Kiruthu,...
The digital economy as we know it refers to the economic activities enabled by digital technologies that connect people, businesses, and processes With a shift away from physical commerce, consumers are increasingly taking their daily activities online. This shift has resulted in new...
This was the consensus amongst high level global and African health experts who came together for a recent online discussion Digital innovation is vital for the advancement of African economies and their health services, but to make this possible certain large stumbling blocks need...
Luxury hotel brand Hemingways Collection has welcomed the scheduled Kenya Airways daily flights between Nairobi and New York, saying they herald huge opportunities for local business and leisure tourism. Group Operations Director Mr. Ross Evans said the development is a welcome boost for Hemingways Collection as majority of the hotel’s...
Internet accessibility is at an all-time high in Kenya, as the country continues to make great strides in the digital space. According to Statista, Kenya has the highest internet penetration in Africa, at an estimated 85.2% as at December 2020. The internet...