Vincent Matinde
1:50

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.
2:10

Safaricom launches commercial 5G network in Kenya

Company said availability of 5G enabled devices will also dictate the adoption of the new network.
1:30
Mar 17, 2021

Flutterwave and PayPal announce lucrative e-commerce pact

Move offers an opportunity to merchants to leverage cross border payments.
2:00
Mar 11, 2021

M-Pesa and Safaricom are not parting ways

Interim CEO M-Pesa Africa dismisses claims of intention to separate entities.
2:20

US$200bn opportunity within Africa’s eLogistics market

Long-term growth will rapidly accelerate as e-Logistics companies scale and pivot to support e-commerce growth, according to IFC research.
1:20
Feb 26, 2021

CcHUB Syndicate channels US$267,500 into African start-ups

Start-up companies, with valuations north of US$17.5m, are focused on building critical digital infrastructure.
1:50
Feb 24, 2021

Spotify hears Africa’s call and officially enters fresh markets

Global music streaming service announces availability in several countries.
1:50

Kenya launches urgent digital skills drive as pandemic hits labour market

Global Skills Initiative launched in Nairobi, involving government, Microsoft Kenya and Stanbic Bank.
1:40

Uneven datacentre distribution widens digital gap in Africa

Xalam Analytics, Africa Data Centre Association release white paper on the issue.
1:50
Jan 29, 2021

Google commits US$10m to support Kenya’s economic recovery

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai references company’s plan to establish fibre link along Africa’s West Coast to usher in more broadband.
2:20

Alphabet’s Loon deflates

‘Road to commercial viability proven longer and riskier than hoped’ says lead at X.