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Tanda, a retail-tech startup from Kenya, has secured funding for regional expansion

Tanda, an agency banking startup in Kenya, will be expanding its operations across East Africa following it receiving VC funding. The startup also secured key partnerships with Mastercard and Interswitch.

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.

Spotify is now available in over 80 new countries including several across Africa

Spotify is expanding to 80 plus countries including several across Africa. The announcement will be welcomed by many music artists across Africa who have fans in their countries where Spotify was not available.