Wednesday, May 25, 2022


SA edtech Startup FoondaMate raises $2M Seed funding to scale its AI-powered Learning Chatbot.

FoondaMate, a South African edTech startup, has secured $2 million in a seed funding round led by LocalGlobe, a UK-based venture capital firm, to expand its Whatsapp and Facebook-based learning chatbot globally. Other investors included Emerge Education, Odunayo Eweniyi via FirstCheckAfrica, Iyin Aboyeji of Future Africa, and LoftyInc, as well as angel investors Marcus Swanepoel of […]

NSSF M-Pesa pay bill number; How to Contribute to NSSF Using M-pesa.

The National Social Security Fund ( NSSF ) is a type of savings account for Kenyan workers. You can make monthly contributions until you retire or reach the age of 55, at which point you can claim the money you saved. Contributions are now easier to make thanks to the NSSF M-Pesa pay bill number, […]

Kenyan ride-hailing company Little ventures into the logistics business.

Kenyan ride-hailing company Little has announced that it will enter the logistics business, according to CEO Kamal Budhabhatti. The move comes after a successful run in corporate cab hailing, which the company launched a few years ago. “We learned and mastered the art of Corporate Ride-Hailing – and became a dominant player. Now it’s time to […]

Equity bank rolls out chatbot on WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Telegram.

Equity has launched Equity Virtual Assistant (EVA), the bank’s chat banking tool that transforms financial services into virtual conversations on social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Telegram. EVA chatbot extends digital banking and customer support services to existing and new customers and can simulate a conversation (or a chat) with a user. […]

How to check for Courses, Universities, or Colleges posted by Kuccps online and via SMS.

A large number of 2021 KCSE candidates are expected to be admitted to various higher education institutions for 2021/2022 June and September intakes. Guardians/Parents can begin raising school fees now while waiting to find out where their sons and daughters have been admitted or selected to attend by following the guide below. How to Check […]

Petrodel to invest $80m to revive operation in Tanzania

 Petrodel Resources Ltd. (‘Petrodel’), a leading energy company in the development of oil and gas reserves, has announced its intention to revive its operations in Tanzania. Petrodel will invest approximately USD 80 million to meet first well commitments in Tanga and a combined total of USD 20 million to complete final and additional seismic work […]

Microsoft unveils Power Platform to build websites and turn images into apps

Microsoft, during its Build developer event, unveiled a Power Platform, Microsoft’s low-code development platform meant to make it easier for business to create apps without requiring advanced programming skills. This year, Microsoft is introducing Power Pages, a low-code website builder, as well as Power Apps Express Design. Power Pages is a brand-new addition to the […]

Business ideas with a greater future projection that you should start

Achieving financial freedom and a better standard of living are desired by millions of people. According to data from the New York Post, long working hours and low wages are enough reasons for 62% of Americans to consider entering the world of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is a task that requires great effort, hard work, and even […]

Cameroon business incubator inks deal to spread 5G Tech Spaces across the African continent

Cameroon business incubator, Boris Bison (BB) Incubator has signed a deal with the Pan-African video game publishing company Ludique Works and Start North the Finnish technology learning accelerator network to introduce their technologically advanced learning environments, the ‘5G Mokki Tech Spaces’, across the African continent. The new partnership comes just weeks after Boris Bison Youth […]

KCB appoints Paul Russo as Group CEO

The KCB Group PLC Board has today appointed Paul Russo as the company’s Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) effective May 25, 2022. The appointment follows a competitively run selection process that kicked off in March 2022. Paul takes over from Mr Joshua Oigara who has been the GCEO for the last nine and a half […]

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