Elly Okutoyi

Slow uptake of BI hurting African companies

Industry consultants, IT professionals agree more needs to be done to entrench Business Intelligence and Business Process Engineering.
Elly Okutoyi
Aug 24, 2015

Commercial Bank of Africa to spread M-Shwari

CBA looking to partner with telco and expand service further east.
Aug 11, 2014

Kenya's mobile money transactions hit KES1 trillion

Record number of transfers as more players seek to enter this booming market.
Aug 7, 2014

Safaricom increases offer in yuMobile infrastructure acquisition deal

Kenya’s largest mobile network makes a U-turn on its desire to buyout the rival telco.
Aug 5, 2014

Sophisticated security systems need more than just installation

An expert says Kenya's ultra-high definition CCTV cameras project is only the first step.
Jul 31, 2014

Is Kenya’s government clueless on curbing cyber attacks?

Following a social media breach, officials want government-owned sites hosted locally.

Airtel loses bid to force Safaricom to cut M-Pesa fees

Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) says it doesn’t have jurisdiction to reduce mobile money costs.
Jul 25, 2014

Committee gives Safaricom Kenya green light on surveillance deal

Parliamentary house group gives nod to deal, which now awaits further approvals.
Jul 23, 2014

Proposed taxation of prepaid airtime in Kenya criticised

Task force has called for levy to help fund free high school education in the country.

‘Lack of user experience research hurting African startups’

East African software engineer advises that more work needs to be done.
Jul 9, 2014

Safaricom finally agrees to open up M-Pesa agent network

Mobile network has unexpectedly agreed to allow its traders to sell rival services.

No interconnectivity charges for Kenya’s cashless matatu fares

Service providers to carry these costs of the system, which has been highly criticised.
Jul 4, 2014

Why Kenya’s transport e-payment system has failed

Cash is king in the country’s matatu industry as a digital deadline has come and gone.