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Equity ranked 2nd Most Valuable Kenyan Brand by ‘Brand Finance’

Equity Bank Kenya
The inaugural Brand Finance Africa 150 2020 ranking saw Equity ranked in position 69 in Africa. Equity was a front runner amongst banking sector peers in the region. The Bank’s ranking is evidence of the Group’s continued brand growth and influence in the society in which it operates.

Equity Bank appoints Prof. Timothy Waema as Non-Executive Director

Prof. Timothy Waema joins Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited board
Prof. Timothy Waema holds a PhD degree in Strategic Management of Information Systems from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a Bachelor’s Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Bath (UK).

5 Stand-out features of the OPPO A93

OPPO A93 Kenya
What do you look for in a phone? What motivates you to want to buy a phone? Price? Internal storage? Appearance? The battery? The camera? What makes you want to invest in a smartphone?

M-Pesa Foundation’s KES. 25 Million Project to Benefit Expecting Mothers across...

Safaricom M-Pesa Foundation Expectant Mothers
At least 6,000 mothers from across the country are expected to benefit from a KES.25.2million maternal, newborn and child health project funded by the M-PESA Foundation.

5M shillings set aside for 4th Cohort of Strathmore’s Women-in-Tech Incubator

Women-Led Businesses to benefit from KES. 5M set aside in Strathmore's Women-in-Tech Incubator
The Women in Technology Incubator program is Africa’s leading women in tech incubator, that supports local tech businesses and calls for more diversity in the Information technology landscape by providing opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial skills and leadership excellence.

Huawei Connect: Paradigm Shift for Greater Value

Huawei drives 100 typical scenario-based solutions built on robust partnership
2020 is an extraordinary year, witnessing explosive growth in technologies together with reforms in different industries. The tremendous potential of digital transformation is to be unleashed on the basis of synergy across five tech domains, in which connectivity, cloud computing, AI and applications develop surrounding 5G in ways never seen before.

Internet Solutions rebrands to Dimension Data in bid to consolidate its...

Internet Solutions to rebrand to Dimension Data as the company consolidates its businesses across Africa
"We are happy to have received the government’s approval allowing us to rebrand and operate as Dimension Data. Our vision is to be a partner of choice for businesses; delivering innovative, game-changing technology and solutions not only in Nigeria but in the Middle East and Africa," he said.

Leading payments provider DPO acquired by Network International in African Expansion

DPO Group Logo
DPO Group, a leading African payment service provider (PSP) which has developed the technology to enable businesses and individuals across the continent to make payments online and offline with all currencies and payment methods, is being acquired by Network International (NI). NI comprises of a group of companies describing itself as a leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region

Safaricom extends Free Digital Learning with Schools remaining closed

M-PESA Foundation Academy Scholars during the Uongozi leadership centre for Post High School Programme
With learning institutions set to remain closed for an extended period, e-learning material on the Kenya Education Cloud by KICD and Mwalimoo by Eneza Education will be accessible at no cost via the free daily 100MB education bundle available on *544#. The bundle is also usable on the Viusasa and Longhorn e-learning platforms, which charge a subscription fee.

TikTok launches educational campaign in Kenya to encourage creativity

Tiktok Logo Kenya
Kenya continues to evolve as a hive for creative talent — and TikTok is becoming increasingly popular as users search for new ways of creative expression. With a series of easy-to-use video capturing and editing tools integrated right within TikTok, users are showcasing a diverse range of creative short videos featuring special effects, stickers and other cool features.

OPPO among top 2020 PCT Patent Applicants

OPPO Find X Review
ince the start of 2009, OPPO has been working on expanding its patent applications globally in various areas of technologies, having managed to move its WIPO’s international patents’ applications ranking from last year’s No. 17 to this year’s No. 5 after years of deep cultivation.

Vodacom M-Pesa customers can now send and receive money from over...

Vodacom Tanzania M-Pesa
Tanzania’s leading mobile money service provider – Vodacom M-Pesa - has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio. Vodacom customers will now have the option and ability to easily transfer and receive funds from individuals across more than 200 countries worldwide.

How Rwanda is enabling a new generation of Women in Tech

How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology
Rwanda is renowned as a pioneer for gender equality. In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report

StarTimes to provide educational videos to University Students in new Partnership

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The Association of African Universities (AAU) and digital television operator StarTimes media have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the two organizations partner towards growing access to University education.

Coca-Cola commits $17 Million in COVID-19 Fight in Africa

Cocacola Africa
The Coca-Cola system also donated to National Solidarity Funds in South Africa, Morocco, and Djibouti, and additional funds were allocated to boost awareness and mobilization to help stem infections in vulnerable communities across several countries.