Vincent Matinde

Bolt raises €100m for Europe and Africa expansion

Company plans to introduce new services, including delivery services to its largest markets.

Kenya’s SWVL transport firm finally gets the nod

Following months of conflict, the National Transport and Safety Authority has approved the business.

Value of Africa’s developing datacentre proposition

Africa-based hosting expected to grow claims African Data Centre Association report.

MasterCard spearheads digital transport payment in Tanzania

Company collaborates with NMB Bank to launch EYWA Transit Solution.

Telkom Kenya supports COVID-19 monitoring platform

Afya Rekod platform will provide a virtual repository for individuals to store their health data in real-time.

Kenya’s ride-hailing firms mobilise to back COVID-19 fight

Swvl, LittleCab and Bolt have initiated various services to keep industry working and support ongoing efforts to tackle Coronavirus.
Apr 29, 2020

Safaricom mulls new rural connectivity plan

Growth in mobile data drives up full year results as company looks to secure more rural subscribers.

Mixed response to Kenya’s ICT COVID-19 think-tank

Some locals believe the COVID-19 ICT Advisory Committee to be a waste of time and resources.
Apr 23, 2020

Kenya readies for more Loon balloons

Telkom Kenya, Google Loon look to intensivy Project Loon and bolster local connectivity amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 16, 2020

Kenya’s unregulated digital lenders must go it alone

Central Bank bans service providers from engaging with Credit Reference Bureaus.
Apr 1, 2020

Mobile transactions ‘a key cog’ in Kenya’s economic wheel

Latest statistics from the CA reveal an upsurge in mobile-based transactions, including in the corporate sector.