Kenya

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Necessity of thermal power plants in Kenya

The Government of Kenya recently appointed a task force to look into the contracts of Independent Power Producers (IPPs). This followed a public outcry that the IPPs who run thermal power plants were unnecessarily contributing to the high cost of power.

Kenya has moved to share its census technology with other African countries

Kenya announced that it would share its census gadgets used by enumerators with several other African countries. Already, Botswana, South Sudan, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, and Namibia have received 45,000 devices to help them carry out their census.

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.

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.