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Safaricom Set to Launch 5G Network

According to Safaricom, it will be the first operator in East Africa to launch 5G services and will be showcasing the capabilities of the network with the aid of Huawei and Nokia’s technologies.

Agriculture and Food Authority Automates Trade Services

The automation would reduce time and costs in the regulation and compliance of import and export of agricultural plant products, by almost half.  Due to the online platform, stakeholders would no longer need to visit the directorate for services related to the application and processing of licensing.

Rubis App Eases Pain of Hiked Fuel Prices

Users of the application will be able to easily perform different functions through such as locate any RUBiS station countrywide, purchase K-gas and accessories for home delivery, purchase airtime, pay utility bills and make purchases at RUBiS Express and Brioche.

Liquid Telecom Rebrands, Changes Name to Liquid Intelligent Technologies

The firm boasts an extensive digital infrastructure network in Africa spanning over 73,000 kilometres. It has been aggressively expanding into new territories including Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Drones: KCAA Set to Effect New Licensing Charges [Full Price List]

KCAA also encouraged individuals or entities that have already imported UAS to apply for registration and approval to lawfully engage in safe and  secure drone operations.

5 Important Tips for Your Business Website

Many companies and even small businesses have accelerated their digital initiatives to include an online presence and stay relevant to their customers.

Avoiding M-Pesa Charges, Kenyans Exploit CBK Directive to Enjoy Free Transfers,...

As the zero-rated transaction period lapsed on January 1, Safaricom cut low value M-Pesa transaction fees by up to 45 per cent in line with a deal agreed with the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). Withdrawal fees remained in place.

Bolt Introduces Eco-friendly Rides With New ‘Green’ Option

The category will have hybrid and electric cars to reduce emissions during trips taken on the Bolt platform thus offering greener transport options. It will attract similar rates as the Bolt Base category, with a minimum fare of Ksh300.

Google’s Ksh2.7 Billion Plan to Empower African Women

Each organisation selected will receive capacity building support and mentoring from Googlers. The enterprises will be vetted by an all-female panel of expert Google executives, world leaders, researchers, educators, business leaders, entrepreneurs, activists and more who will preside over the application review and selection process.

Sokowatch: Innovating to Support Shop-Owners Amid Pandemic, Digital Service Tax

Sokowatch allows informal retailers to stock up their stores by ordering products via SMS, voice call, or mobile app with free same-day delivery, and also offers them customised lines of credit. Working at the intersection of eCommerce and informal retail, few companies have had a better view of shifting landscapes in business locally in the past year.