Vincent Matinde

Kenya witnesses worrying escalation in cyber threats

Communications Authority of Kenya confirms 159% increase in latest quarterly report.

Kenya's digital tax comes into effect as online commerce grows

Government is looking to take advantage of growth via Digital Service Tax.

Africa’s digital opportunity in nurturing rise of super apps

Continent could serve as an incubator and leverage digital opportunities associated with the development of these apps.
Dec 4, 2020

CcHUB launches investment vehicle for African start-ups

Dubbed ‘The Syndicate’, the objective is to accelerate the growth of early-stage ventures.

Kenya’s controversial ICT Practitioners Bill makes a comeback

Legislation resurfaces in parliament, triggers immediate petition.

Kenya’s govt pushes ahead with contentious NIIMS roll out

Public have raised concern over data privacy and duplication of services.

Africa unveils its first online clinical trials database

Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said platform could not have come at a better time.

Sizeable task awaits Kenya’s first data commissioner

Immaculate Kassait to oversee the implementation of the Data Protection Act.

Kenya: Startup Act welcomed, but funding still a pain-point

Finance expert says promoting domestic patient capital investment will be a major boost to start ups.
Nov 9, 2020

M-Pesa takes a hit from zero-rated mobile money payments

Safaricom reports a 14.5% YoY decline in M-Pesa revenue for half-year 2020/21 period.
Nov 5, 2020

CARMA targets West Africa amid growth in credit market

Credit data marketplace sets up headquarters in Nigeria following pre-seed investment by Microtraction.
Oct 30, 2020

Co-creation Hub acquires second Kenyan company

Educational platform eLimu is being positioned to serve as the hub’s digital education arm.