Egypt to grow e-commerce.

Egypt to grow
e-commerce

New plan aims to double
size of industry by 2020.

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Tuesday, Apr 24th

Kenya's ICT ministry calls for more datacentres as EADC is upgraded

Kenya's ICT ministry calls for more datacentres as EADC is upgraded

Additional datacentres will ensure that African content is built and secured, says country's ICT Cabinet Secretary.

Kenya's Central Bank gives mobile money interoperability thumbs up

Kenya's Central Bank gives mobile money interoperability thumbs up

Interoperability is expected to be in place this week after a successful pilot project undertaken by Safaricom's M-Pesa and Airtel Money in January.

'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.

Safaricom could lose market share should Telkom Kenya, Airtel merge

Safaricom could lose market share should Telkom Kenya, Airtel merge

Industry analyst offers perspective and anticipates heated competition for customers.

Cambridge Analytica fiasco exposes Africa's vulnerabilities on data protection

Cambridge Analytica fiasco exposes Africa's vulnerabilities on data protection

Nairobi-based telecommunications analyst outlines renewed focus on Kenya's Data protection bill.

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.

Telkom Kenya applies for US$40m loan

Telkom Kenya applies for US$40m loan

European Investment Bank confirms application, telco wants resource to upgrade, take on Safaricom.

Kenya's land system digitised to tackle corruption

Kenya's land system digitised to tackle corruption

New system, accessible via the eCitizen portal, is operational from 3 April.

Kenyans vent over new drone laws

Kenyans vent over new drone laws

Some describe regulations as 'costly' and an obstacle to innovation.

Kenya's lack of data access hinders innovation

Kenya's lack of data access hinders innovation

Tech experts warn the East African country could lose out if access to data and protection thereof is not improved.

Kenya's tech-shy insurance sector stands to be disrupted

Kenya's tech-shy insurance sector stands to be disrupted

Non- industry players could quickly assume control should operators refrain from embracing digital innovation.