Feb 18, 2015

Kenya needs World Bank support – Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the World Bank to support delivery of Kenya’s development agenda. He spoke during a breakfast meeting he hosted for nine World […]
Feb 18, 2015

UNICEF and Airtel form Pan-African partnership to empower children and youth

UNICEF and Airtel have entered into a partnership agreement to expand their collaboration across 17 countries in Africa. The partnership will improve Africa’s population access to […]
Feb 17, 2015

The Lilly Foundation Commits US$ 1 million to Support the AMPATH Oncology Institute in Kenya

The Lilly Foundation has committed US$ 1mn to support the AMPATH Oncology Institute in Kenya. The money will help equip a new oncology center, hire additional […]
Feb 11, 2015

Regional parliaments asked to play a Central role in development agenda

Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly, Daniel F. Kidega wants Parliaments and legislators to play a more central role in development as the globe charts […]


Oct 21, 2014

Airtel Money to launch cross border money transfer service across East Africa

Bharti Airtel plans to launch a cross border money transfer product in East Africa. This is a first in market initiative across Africa and will enable […]
Oct 8, 2014

KCB to issue contactless debit cards

KCB Group has completed certification to acquire and issue contactless cards based on MasterCard PayPass technology. The certification process was facilitated by Compass Plus, an international […]
Oct 2, 2014

Online payment system for hospitality industry launched

An online payments solution providers, 3G Direct Pay and Payoneer have signed a new partnership agreement to provide lower-cost, more secure and easier means of making […]
Sep 11, 2014

Paying with mobile devices is about to become even more Priceless.

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has unveiled Apple Pay that will enable MasterCard cardholders to use their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch for everyday purchases. […]
Sep 5, 2014

Ugandans to access more internet content

Ugandans now have a wider option of content on the internet, after the Uganda Communication Commission granted telecommunication service provider, Seacom a Public Infrastructure Provider license […]
Sep 4, 2014

Vincent Lobry takes the reigns at Orange Telkom Kenya

Orange Telkom Kenya has a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The telco-company has appointed Vincent Lobry as the new CEO, replacing Mikael Ghossein, who has been […]