Start-up Field Intelligence expands, targets 12,000 pharmacies by 2025

The African healthtech start-up crosses the 1.4 million threshold of serviced patients as it extends its reach across Kenya and Nigeria.

Civil unrest threatens to choke M&A-linked investment in South Africa

Baker McKenzie’s latest analysis of Refinitiv data reflects on the challenge before SA, the positive start to the year for Nigeria and the work that lies ahead for Kenya.

Kenya’s electoral body denies system security breach

Body refutes media reports and says its register of voters is housed within a Biometric Voter Registration system.
15 Jul

Seacom positions SD-WAN to spearhead service in Kenya

Network infrastructure support to help businesses deal with increased digital traffic, security concerns and the need for agility.

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

Kenya, Nigeria businesses largely oblivious to data protection laws

Survey by World Wide Worx and Zoho reflects reliance on third-party vendors for revenue generation and gathering customer insights.
Jun 15, 2021

E-health firm sets sights on growing opportunity in Kenya

Helium Health to use US$10m funding in expansion drive to meet increase in demand for services and solutions.
Jun 9, 2021

Kenyatta urges Ethiopia to reconsider stance on mobile money services

Kenya’s President urges authorities to allow foreign service providers to bolster local market competition.
Jun 1, 2021

Germany launches DeveloPPP Ventures to invest in Kenya’s start-up ecosystem

Germany’s Development Ministry launches the start-up support program that will avail €100K grant to Kenyan entrepreneurs.
May 27, 2021

Kenya’s Kwara in the running to achieve unicorn status

Fintech start-up is one of just twenty impact start-ups globally selected for the Norrsken Impact Accelerator program.

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance lauds Kenya’s approval of TVWS framework

Organisation says framework will serve as a flexible way to make efficient use of spectrum.