Jacob Mugendi

Jacob Mugendi

Total 125 Posts
Columnist at iAfrikan.com. Team leader and engineer at Truehost.

User experience affects the security of mobile money platforms

One of the challenges that M-PESA users experience is when one inadvertently sends money to the wrong M-PESA user. The correct user experience design can go a long way towards solving this.

Understanding your household electricity consumption

The main indicator of the amount of electrical energy that a household appliance or device consumes lies in its power rating. The other factor is the time that it is running.

Digital transformation doesn't need to wait for another pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed many things change including how Societies in Kenya operate. Digital transformation doesn't need to wait for another pandemic.

What Safaricom's 5G network means for Kenya

The real opportunity in 5G is in new use cases that have been impossible or limited due to low data transfer speeds. People will have better experience in online gaming and virtual reality could become an actual reality.

Businesses in Kenya will pay tax whether they are profitable or not

Companies in Kenya will start paying a minimum tax of 1% of their gross turnover, irrespective of whether they make a profit or a loss. This tax is payable quarterly.

The slow rise of electric vehicles in Kenya

While not something that one encounters every day, electric vehicles (EVs) have already made their presence in Kenya. There are even some startups that are making a huge bet on the same.

The plight of engineers in Kenya

With so many graduate engineers in Kenya and few registered engineers, the professional body of engineers looks like a pyramid scheme. The voice of these graduate engineers is not heard. While graduate engineers need to pay membership fees annually, they are denied voting rights.