Vincent Matinde

Africa urgently needs policy to govern infrastructure sharing

Operators emphasise the role this will play in growing internet and supporting 5G deployment.
Jun 23, 2021

Safaricom launches M-Pesa Super App

Company sees this as a pre-cursor to more widespread uptake of the product across the continent.
Jun 21, 2021

AzamPay preps to launch AzamPesa

CEO Firas Ahmad won’t divulge too many details but confirms company’s value proposition and intention to expand the Fintech pie in Tanzania.
May 25, 2021

Safaricom readies to help push consortium agenda in Ethiopia

Company looks to help digitally transform region, confident of a return on investment.
May 13, 2021

COVID-19 puts the squeeze on Safaricom revenue

Company records flat growth despite strong activity in the mobile data segment.
May 5, 2021

Kenya’s Lami Technologies raises US$1.8m to bolster insuretech adoption

Deloitte report indicates that the future for the sector is embedded in technology implementation.
Apr 28, 2021

Kenya’s LipaLater to deploy ML, open banking to secure market share

Fintech firm has carved niche in East Africa’s burgeoning pay-later marketplace.
Apr 14, 2021

Gebeya’s aspiration to be Africa’s premier tech talent marketplace

CEO Amadou Daffe explains company’s value proposition and view on the role of AI in recruitment.

Kenyans feel the pinch as global tech firms directed to impose VAT

Global tech companies adhere to Value Added Tax Digital Marketplace Supply Regulations 2020.
Mar 26, 2021

Safaricom launches commercial 5G network in Kenya

Company said availability of 5G enabled devices will also dictate the adoption of the new network.