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Kenya’s financial services need technological upgrades – Experts

C-level executives, leading industry experts, policymakers and government officials converged at Huawei's 2021 East Africa BFSI Summit to discuss the current challenges, business opportunities and identify solutions aimed at shaping the future of fintech. The summit explored how financial...

Facebook whistleblower 60 Minutes

On Sunday, "60 Minutes" aired a segment in which Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen claimed the company is aware of how its platforms are used to spread hate, violence and misinformation, and that Facebook has tried to hide that evidence. Facebook...

Nairobi Business Ventures (NBV) sees a bright future in the aviation sector

Nairobi Business Ventures (NBV) shareholders approved the purchase of Air Direct Connect (DC) at a virtual Annual General Meeting, a move that will see the listed company venture into the aviation maintenance sector. Air DC is a Nairobi-based company that...

New Electric Vehicle Hyundai KONA launched in Kenya

Caetano Kenya, the official Hyundai car dealer in the country, has announced the arrival of the first new electric vehicle to be commercialized in Kenya - Hyundai KONA Electric. This EV has a range of over 400KM on a...

Absa Bank to establish 66 computer labs in schools across Kenya

Absa Bank Kenya PLC has kicked off an ambitious digital literacy enhancement programme targeting to establish 66 computer labs in schools across the country. The bank is investing KES23 million in the nationwide project that is being spearheaded in partnership...

Young Scientists Kenya Receives Sh9m Boost from BLAZE by Safaricom

Young Scientists Kenya (YSK) has received a KES 9 million boost from BLAZE by Safaricom ahead of its 4th Annual National Science and Technology Exhibition for secondary school students. This year's exhibition will be conducted virtually from 5th to 8th October 2021 and...

TransFin to help Central Banks and Governments manage cash flows

Global Voice Group (GVG), a leading regulatory technology developer and Big Data Analytics organisation, has launched TransFin, its seamless payments interoperability solution. TransFin is aimed at governments and central banks, provides a secure and efficient gateway for the integration of...

How to find friends on Opera’s Hype 1.3 chat service

Opera is launching a new version of its chat service, Hype. The key highlight of Hype 1.3 is the Find new Friends feature, which allows users to easily meet new people within the app. Hype is the first African-inspired chat service built...

Digital Transformation Accelerates Open Banking Ecosystem

The pandemic has brought great changes to the way organizations and enterprises run. Following the effects of the pandemic, digital transformation has become one of the necessities for enterprises. As industries upgrade and converge, the financial services sector is...

[Column] Lynette Mwende: Invest in the youth for the future of work

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the global economy and some of these changes will forever change how we work. Automation, e-commerce, increased remote working are some of the sweeping changes that have affected the labor market, both locally and...
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