Very soon, citizens of Kenya are going to be able to buy government bonds using their Mobile phones. This was announced by Kenya’s Treasury saying that the M-Akiba bond, the world’s first mobile-only government bond, would go on sale on Thursday after a delay of almost two years. Investors can buy in increments...
Kenyan fintech software development company, Craft Silicon has unveiled an inter-bank money transfer system in Uganda. PC Tech Magazine understands that the system will allow customers in Centenary Bank to transfer money to Finance trust bank in the meantime as the company seeks to extend its foot print in Uganda’s...
Global bitcoin remittance firm Bitwala, earlier last week introduced Bitcoin to M-Pesa transfers in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda for free of charge in a move the firm says will make money transfers to any part of the world should be simple and convenient. "At Bitwala, we believe that BTC money...
One Global has launched a mobile app today as a single, secure platform for all digital financial services across the Middle East and Africa. The OG Money platform, formerly known as PayIt, already has 900,000 customers across the region. OG Money is the next evolution of digital financial services, going...
Do you work in the tech industry or are you thinking about starting a tech business? The rewards can be huge, but many tech businesses fail because of poor leadership and a lack of direction from the decision makers in these organizations. If given the right advice at the...
If you are a business owner, you will want to do all you can to make a profit. This is the sole purpose of having a company that you run every day. The key to being the success you desire to be will rest in doing all you can...
How ERP software have transformed the face of modern global commerce can be quite daunting to describe. For anyone who has worked in an organization, regardless of whether its big corporation or small venture, there’s a great chance that they have probably used this kind of software to do...
Telecommunications company, Safaricom has invested an undisclosed amount of money to Kenyan data analytics startup, Farm Drive. The money which is part of Safaricom’s US$1 million Spark Venture Fund is meant to enable Farm Drive scale up its solution making financial services accessible to smallholder farmers. The amounts of funding provided...
Kenyan Taxi cab hailing service, Little is set to unveil a mobile phone based Savings and Credit Cooperative society (Little SACCO) for its over 4000 drivers. Little, a Safaricom backed app was created in partnership with Kenyan Fintech Company, Craft Silicon. It was launched in July 2016 to rival Uber...
Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has completed the acquisition of ISP Startel Tanzania, which offers services under the brand name Raha. The Pan-African telecoms group has revealed that the deal will strengthen Raha’s position in the Tanzanian market through further investment in both its network and services, which include the includes...