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Microsoft Announces Internship Opportunities for Kenyan Students

The software engineering interns will work with teammates to 'solve problems and build innovative software solutions'. Teammates include university students drawn from across the world.

How Safaricom Messed Up With Mobile Loans – Michael Joseph Explains

Joseph, who was the company's CEO when it rolled out the pioneering mobile money service M-Pesa, explained that his vision was focused on driving savings - but corporate interests meant that lending was simply more profitable.

Tech Giants Launch Digital Talent Program

Technology sector players have launched a Digital Talent Program that is aimed at developing digital skills in the market by taking a sustainable approach...

Homegrown Tech Firms Bolstering Digitization In East Africa

With the ratification of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA), new opportunities in technology start-ups and e-businesses are expected to grow the combined GDP to over $600 billion.

Airtel, Telkom Customers Can Now Use M-Pesa Paybills

Interoperability for M-Pesa Till number option was launched earlier, in April 2022. The till number and paybill are the two payment options available under Safaricom's Lipa na M-Pesa platform for merchants.

Kenyan Company DataMuse Signs Partnership With French Tech Ciant Criteo

DataMuse, an audience, media and tech company, and Criteo, the commerce media company, are joining forces to enable Africa’s marketers and media owners drive...

Sahara STEAMers Program Taps Young Inventors In Kenya

The Inaugural National demo day of the Catch Them Young and Curious - Sahara STEAMers Program facilitated by Sahara Foundation - has produced three...

Safaricom to Send Debt-Collectors After M-Pesa Loan Defaulters

Although Faraja is interest-free, customers will be required to pay the normal M-Pesa transaction charges, and the credited amount within 30 days.

Customers to Share Tokens in New KPLC Plan

“If we can share data, then why not tokens? This application will enable you to share with someone who doesn’t have. Also, let us say you have 100 tokens in your meter and you are shifting houses, then you go with your tokens,” he stated.

Kenya Power Internet – Here’s What to Expect

At present, KPLC offers dark fibre, leveraging its extensive power transmission and distribution network to lease fibre optic cables across the country to Internet Service Providers (ISPs).