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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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NGO launches app to encourage youth participation in devolved administration

Youth in Nairobi will be able to interact with their MCAs using mobile phone after an NGO launched a platform to facilitate participation.

By Parris Mabel Akinyi 14 Aug 2015 08:33

South African roadshow on digital transformation in the app economy goes to Kenya

CA Southern Africa will take its roadshow on the imperatives surrounding digital transformation in the application economy where IT capabilities are identified as the competitive differentiator to Kenya on 13 August 2015...

22 Jul 2015 09:37



New app will allow SMEs to buy government bonds

Small and medium enterprises in Kenya will be able to save and invest in government bonds with just Ksh3,000 via a mobile phone platform...

20 Jul 2015 09:18

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...

25 Jun 2015 16:09

New app to connect Kenyan farmers with climate-smart seeds

A new app launched in Kenya on Wednesday could help millions of farmers adapt to climate change by offering information on...

By Chris Arsenault 17 Jun 2015 08:40

Kenya leads EAC in mobile money accounts

Kenya leads the EAC in mobile money accounts with 58 per cent of adults having an account, World Bank report has revealed...

By Ronald Ndungi 15 Jun 2015 14:04

Court rules mobile money in Uganda illegal

A Ugandan Court has pronounced that mobile money business operated by the five major telecommunication companies in the country is illegal...

By Lilian Mutegi 8 Jun 2015 10:39

Kenya: Millicom buys 85% stake in Zantel

Millicom, has agreed to buy an 85% stake in Tanzanian operator Zanzibar Telecom (Zantel) from the Etisalat Group...

By Lilian Mutegi 8 Jun 2015 10:26

Tanzania: Zantel launches real time news service

Zantel mobile phone subscribers will start to get real time entertainment news through their smart phones under a new product code named, Zuninga television...

14 May 2015 10:27

Tigo launches bid to become biggest 4G network in Tanzania

TIGO Tanzania has launched a brand new 4G LTE technology that will make it the biggest and fastest Internet network in the country...

28 Apr 2015 08:59

Vodafone Uganda gets new CEO

KAMPALA: Allan Richardson has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Uganda. He takes over from Tage Rasmussen who has been acting in the position since earlier this year...

21 Apr 2015 13:16

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Ethiopian Airlines goes mobile

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the commencement of mobile payment for online ticket purchases in Ethiopia. The new service is powered by the payment service provider, FloCash...

7 Apr 2015 09:43

One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

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