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Safaricom Eyes an Opportunity to Expand into Ethiopia

Safaricom Eyes an Opportunity to Expand into Ethiopia

Safaricom PLC is planning to extend its reach into Ethiopia, Kenya’s northern neighbour.Although not initially successful with its first few attempts, new changes within the Ethiop…...

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Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6M Series A led by Anthemis

Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6M Series A led by Anthemis

Apollo Agriculture believes it can attain profits by helping Kenya’s smallholder farmers maximize theirs.That’s the mission of the Nairobi-based startup that raised $6 million in …...

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HSEVEN launches three programmes for African entrepreneurs

HSEVEN launches three programmes for African entrepreneurs

Moroccan startup acceleratorHSEVEN, the largest startup accelerator in Africa, has launched three incubation and acceleration programs to help African entrepreneurs build high-impac…...

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Sh60m tech plan to boost farmers’ fortunes

Sh60m tech plan to boost farmers’ fortunes

Small scale farmers will benefit from Sh60 million plan that seeks to help them increase their earnings.The funding from Apollo Agriculture, a financing and products platform empowe…...

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New IoT System Could Detect Future Virus Outbreaks

New IoT System Could Detect Future Virus Outbreaks

IoT sensors that monitor body temperature in real-time and are implemented at a large scale could provide geolocation data that would allow potential quarantine areas to be rapidly …...

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Technology is Africa's biggest undiscovered gold mine

Technology is Africa's biggest undiscovered gold mine

Technology has the potential to fundamentally transform societies. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and broadband are becoming central to the societal developments ar…...

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Family Bank books 85pc rise in profit on improved lending

Family Bank books 85pc rise in profit on improved lending

Family Bank has recorded 85 per cent jump in net profit for the three months to March as removal of the rate cap in November 2019 unlocked interest income.The lender’s net profit g…...

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Tea body’s fate sealed as new regulations sent to AG office

Tea body’s fate sealed as new regulations sent to AG office

Agriculture Secretary Peter Munya has sealed the fate of Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) after he released final regulations cutting its export role and weakening its control of…...

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Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6m Series A to continue its rapid scaling

Kenya’s Apollo Agriculture raises $6m Series A to continue its rapid scaling

Based in Nairobi, Apollo Agricultureis a commercial farming platform for small-scale farmers that uses machine learning and automated operations technology to help them accesseveryt…...

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World Bank: Morocco Has ‘Fantastic’ Offshore Wind Energy Potential

World Bank: Morocco Has ‘Fantastic’ Offshore Wind Energy Potential

Rabat – Morocco has a “fantastic” offshore wind resource “that is too attractive to ignore,” World Bank senior energy specialist Mark Leybourne said.In a recent report about em…...

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