Kenya

Kenya is Africa’s second most popular investment destination – start-up report

Research shows that between January 2015 and November 2022, 242 tech start-ups raised a combined US$1,281,918,200.
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Yesterday

Kenyans to be fully charged for digital banking in 2023

Central Bank of Kenya halts COVID-19 waiver and reintroduces mobile money to bank transaction fees.
4:00
Friday

SEACOM to remain on acquisition trail in 2023

Company tight-lipped on details, but says next year will see it transform into a fully-fledged pan-African ICT services provider.
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Liquid C2 beefs up cybersecurity offering with new fusion centre launch

Second African Cyber Security Fusion Centre opened in Nairobi.
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21 Nov

ICANN launches managed root server cluster in Nairobi

System will ensure the localisation of the domain name system and improve latency, reduce risk of DDoS attacks says organisation.
1:50
Nov 3, 2022

Hyperscale investment signals golden opportunity for Africa to bolster local datacentre market

Fresh opportunities for cloud services on the continent as global interest grows.
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MTN GlobalConnect steps up investment in Ghana, Kenya

New Customer Success Centres launched, which incorporate a Network Operations Centre and a new Service Operations Centre.
1:40
Oct 27, 2022

Safaricom launches commercial 5G service

Country’s Communications Authority readies to release 5G policy document.
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Oct 20, 2022

Kenya’s comms regulator issues new SIM registration ultimatum

Communications Authority gives telcos sixty days to achieve 100% registration compliance.
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Oct 11, 2022

Airtel Kenya ring-fences operations, separates mobile money unit

Central Bank of Kenya confirms development, says it will lead to better customer service.
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Oct 10, 2022

Kenya’s Data Commission clamps down on digital lenders

Regulatory body confirms intention to audit firms after having received over one thousand complaints, including that related to data privacy breach.
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Oct 6, 2022

Africa’s mobile money agents forced to scout for fresh revenue streams

Rapid growth of digital payments market has impacted on cash-in cash-out transaction volumes, according to Mondato research.
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Oct 5, 2022

Cape-based VC backs Kenyan FinTech to scale in the East

The investment enables the company to invest in key strategic partners, accelerate product development, and scale in Kenya and East Africa over the next 15 months.