Vincent Matinde

Bridging digital divide key to Kenya’s gig economy

Government on the verge of approving a digital economy strategy.

Kenya hopes to get entrepreneurs moving with Startup Act

Country’s senate passes legislation designed to empower start-ups and local entrepreneurship.
Sep 10, 2020

Open source key to mobile money interoperability in Africa

Executive from Mojaloop provides insight during Seamless East Africa 2020 conference.
Sep 7, 2020

Kenya’s Mdundo secures millions for Africa expansion

Streaming service lists on Nasdaq Copenhagen and plans to extend reach on the continent.

Kenya’s govt mandates 30% local ownership of foreign tech companies

Government gazettes new National Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Policy 2019.

Time for favourable local AI policies in Africa

Country General Manager for IBM South Africa puts forward his argument.
Jul 31, 2020

Credit data start-up lands lucrative Zambia deal

CARMA eyes expansion on the continent as micro-lending service providers mushroom.
Jul 30, 2020

Michael Joseph to head up Safaricom board

Company announces latest development during virtual AGM.

Safaricom looks to widen 4G coverage with device payment program

Objective to upgrade one million customers via Lipa Mdogo Mdogo.
Jul 23, 2020

Employee training critical amid increasing cyber attacks in Africa

South Africa not the only country to experience attempts to break into organisational systems says Kaspersky.

DHL, Cherie Blair aim to empower Kenya’s female digital entrepreneurs

Roll out of HerVentures mobile learning and e-commerce app to address inequality in SME ownership.
Jul 8, 2020

It’s lift-off for Telkom Kenya, Loon balloon service

Partnership confirms commencement of mobile internet service.