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  • President Uhuru meets Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma at State House

    July 20, 2017 5:25 PM 7

    NAIROBI, KENYA: President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday met Jack Ma, the founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group. Soon after the meeting, the president posted “Met Jack Ma, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group. Our discussion revolved around youth empowerment through entrepreneurship.” Jack Ma is expected to address business community

  • Jack Ma, Asia’s richest person to address Kenyans at University of Nairobi

    July 20, 2017 11:14 AM 8

    NAIROBI, KENYA: Alibaba founder Jack Ma is expected to address business community and and students at the University of Nairobi Thursday afternoon. The entrepreneur jetted in the country on Wednesday and is expected to offer tips on how to build successful business. According to Forbes, Jack Ma is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group

  • TSB bank to offer Europe's first iris scan smartphone login

    July 20, 2017 7:47 AM 6

    'You can't replace your eyes or reset your fingerprints' as security experts warn of biometric shortfalls. Later this year TSB bank will become the first in Europe to let customers log in to its smartphone app with a scan of their iris - but experts warn that an increasingly reliance on biometric security instead of passwords might not be the answer

  • Jamii Telcom May Soon Launch Faiba Money to Rival M-Pesa

    July 17, 2017 6:43 AM 14

    Jamii Telecom signals preparations to launch its own mobile money platform to rival its competitors. The move may could be possible following its recent acquisition of the 700MHz frequency that could allow the company widely known for its Faiba brand to operate 4G as well as mobile phone services with prefix 0747 on what the authority says is a “trial

  • Jamii signals mobile cash entry with Faiba Money

    July 16, 2017 7:01 PM 21

    Jamii Telecom has applied to register trademarks for payments and mobile money services, signalling plans of venturing into this lucrative segment of the telecom business. The June 2017 edition of the Industrial Property Journal shows that Jamii Telecom, which operates the Faiba brand, has applied for five new trademarks including Faiba Money, Faiba

  • Coca-Cola Africa: Reorganisation of African operations

    July 16, 2017 4:03 PM 25

    Coca-Cola Africa has announced a reorganisation of its African operations in 18 Southern and East Africa countries, effective August 1. In the changes, Swaziland and Lesotho will be part of South Africa’s operations while Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, St Helena and Angola will form part of the East Africa block of markets. Coca-Cola Africa

  • Relief after ERC cuts fuel prices

    July 14, 2017 9:00 PM 18

    Fuels prices have dropped marginally, giving consumers a slight reprieve for the next one month. In its monthly retail price capping review, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) cut the price of super petrol by Sh1.64, while diesel and kerosene reduced by Sh2.43 and Sh2.48 respectively. A litre of super petrol will now retail at Sh97.10 in Nairobi

  • Super Petrol down Kshs1.64

    July 14, 2017 6:15 PM 12

    At the stroke of midnight motorists will pay a shilling and sixty-four cents less for a liter of super petrol after the energy regulatory commission announced reductions in pump prices. A liter of diesel will be cheaper by two shilling and forty-three cents while kerosene will be lower by two shillings and forty-eight cents. The Energy Regulatory Commission

  • State sets stage for Sh380 billion extension of railway to Kisumu

    July 14, 2017 3:25 PM 9

    The Government is to start on-ground preparations for the construction of the 257-km Standard Gauge Railway between Naivasha and Kisumu. The section is projected to cost Sh380 billion ($3.66 billion). The proposed phase 2B of the project will pass through the counties of Narok, Bomet, Kericho and terminate in Kisumu, where a Sh14.3 billion port will be put up, according

  • Free mobile money transfers launched in Kenya

    July 14, 2017 12:02 PM 9

    NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYANS can now make free domestic mobile money transfers using mVisa following a partnership between the global payments company and several local banks. NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYANS can now make free domestic mobile money transfers using mVisa following a partnership between the global payments company and several local banks