Eric Mugendi

Eric Mugendi

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The Government of Kenya and MasterCard Have Launched The Country's First Multipurpose Social Payment Card

Two years after the Government of Kenya entered into a partnership with Mastercard to launch the Huduma Card, a prepaid smart card with chip and PIN technology, the project is finally taking off. The new cards will allow Kenyans to pay for an array of Government services such as the

Kenya's Mobile Subscription Numbers Record A Drop After New Metrics Are Introduced, The Latest CA Report Shows

According to the Communication Authority of Kenya's first quarter report for the 2016/2017 financial year, mobile subscriptions have declined by 3 per cent to stand at 38.5 million down from 39.7 million. Consequently, mobile penetration registered a 2.7 percent drop, going down from 90.0% in

Making Sense Of Kenya's 'Digital Election' Conundrum

Kenya's two houses of Parliament - The Senate and the National Assembly - had special sittings in December dedicated to discussing changes to the Elections Act. The National Assembly sought to introduce amendments to the law that would introduce a 'backup' system to the proposed electronic voter identification devices (EVIDs)

Sematime Publicly Shames Former Employee Nicholas Gikunda After He Leaves To Start His Own Business

It's never a good sign when one of your best employees leaves your company. You can do one of two things - find someone to fill the gap immediately, or reach out to them and ask them to come back, possibly on better terms. Sematime CEO Boniface Githinji went for

The 2017 Africa Finance And Investment Forum Will Focus On Unleashing The Potential Of The Continent's Entrepreneurs

The 2017 edition of the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) will take place at the Strathmore University from 13-16 February 2017, bringing together entrepreneurs, bankers, investors, fund managers, foundations, development and international finance institutions from Africa, Europe, the Middle East and America AFIF is an annual business event organized

Mettā Nairobi's Flagship Space For Entrepreneurs And Innovators Is Now Open

Metta, a community for entrepreneurs and innovators, officially opened its second flagship location today in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The space aims to be at the center of East Africa's entrepreneurship space, offering a networking platform that supports founders and enables them to connect with leading ecosystem players both

Introducing The Boost Africa Initiative, A New Plan To Finance Startups And Early Stage Businesses On The Continent

The Boost Africa Initiative, a unique partnership in support of innovation and entrepreneurship across Africa, was launched last week in Abidjan by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in partnership with the European Commission. The initiative aims to foster the development of an efficient entrepreneurial