Kenya Power, the loss-making state-owned power distributor, has been exploring new revenue streams in a bid to turn the ship around. Industrial consumers, who make some of its biggest clients, as well as homes are more than ever generating their own energy to avoid KPLC outages.
Asked what differentiates them from other online tech stores, DukaTech defined their unique selling point as their quality products, unrivalled customer experience, a desire to continually improve and their business model. Starting small, the store has been on the up and currently employs 10 staff members.
The service will be accessible via USSD or a mobile app, and is expected to serve a wide range of purposes. Notably, the solution is designed to promote responsible spending of student loans by locking in funds for specific allocations, such as tuition or library fees.
Locally the electronics manufacturer also noted an increase in the purchase of TVs especially at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 with more Kenyans choosing to upgrade their TV sets from normal digital TV’s to smart TV’s, to bigger TVs and many other options that are available in the market.
The firm, which recently appointed strategy expert Tavaziva Madzinga as CEO following the retirement of Benson Wairegi after 40 years at the firm, stated that the restructuring would be complete by May 2021. The new structure is designed to drive enhanced digital innovation in Britam's solutions and product development.
The bill seeks to amend Section 25 of the Kenya Information and Communications Act to require anyone operating a telecommunications service to “obtain the relevant licences from the respective regulators of any industry ventured into.”
The ease of sending and receiving funds via mobile money in Kenya, as well as the country's relatively high internet penetration rate have contributed to their rise. These factors, combined with Kenya's youth unemployment rate (39% according to 2019 Census data) has created a monster that has left financial services regulators scratching their heads.
The project is a partnership between the Government of New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the county government of Kajiado and local cooperative societies. The milk plant is operated by the Emali Dedicated Children’s Agency (EDCA) under the Ksh100 million Agriculture, Dairy and Economic Development (ADED) project. It was commissioned in 2017 to economically empower vulnerable farming communities in the region.
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