Chad cuts telecoms excise duty to bolster internet

Chad's plan to
grow internet

Country cuts telecoms excise duty.

Monday, Jan 20th

Kenyans to pay more for digital ride hailing services

Kenyans to pay more for digital ride hailing services

Taxify and LittleCab confirm increases, while Uber will review existing agreements before making any decision.

Kenya's govt urged to consult on transport tech innovation

Kenya's govt urged to consult on transport tech innovation

Lack of public engagement impacts negatively on adoption in critical industry warn experts.

'Kenya's digital payment system is too fragmented'

'Kenya's digital payment system is too fragmented'

Operators, tech vendors and retailers urged to cooperate to improve user experience.

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Kenyan mobile money interoperability should just be first step

Business leaders, regulator engage in debate on country's strategy towards financial inclusion.

Kenya's Sky.Garden raises US$1.2m seed funding

Kenya's Sky.Garden raises US$1.2m seed funding

E-commerce firm plans to launch next-generation merchant platform later this year.

Safaricom pilots social on M-Pesa

Safaricom pilots social on M-Pesa

An internal trial of new mobile money linked chat service is currently underway ahead of a launch planned for later this year.

Safaricom e-commerce platform set to launch 16 November

Safaricom e-commerce platform set to launch 16 November

CFO says Kenya has huge untapped potential for e-commerce.

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa's Talking

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa's Talking

Investment initiative to help mobile communication and payment API distributor raise US$8.6 million.

Kenya's Little's KES1B annual remittance to drivers

Kenya's Little's KES1B annual remittance to drivers

More than half of that amount was accessed by drivers via M-Pesa services.

M-Pesa, PayPal, TransferTo collaborate to boost Kenya's e-commerce market

M-Pesa, PayPal, TransferTo collaborate to boost Kenya's e-commerce market

Consumers, merchants expected to benefit directly from the industry alliance.

Mobile payments natively available on Taxify app

Mobile payments natively available on Taxify app

Transport hailing firm announces in-app option on iOS and eventually on Android.