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Safaricom wants a piece of giant Ethiopia Telco

Ethiopia telecom

Ethiopia is open for business and Safaricom wants a piece of that market. Interim CEO Michael Joseph said that Safaricom is interested in buying a stake in the telecommunications giant monopoly, Ethio Telecom, as it gears towards establishing its presence in Ethiopia. Ethio Telecom is among companies that are set to be privatized on

Because I always feel like running! Stories of how East Africa conquered the world of athletics reign at the Macondo Literary Festival

Abebe Bikila wins marathon

By Anne Eboso During the recently concluded World Athletics Championships in Doha, Kenya finished second with a total of 11 medals. And now, the world is abuzz with news of the greatest marathoner ever Eliud Kipchoge, who will be attempting a historic target of running a marathon in 1 hour and

The economic situation of a common Kenyan

How to get a job in Kenya

Kenya has the largest economy in the East African region, and is among the fastest growing economies in the world. The Kenyan economy grew by 5.8 percent in 2018, a point higher than the 4.8 percentage growth it recorded in 2017. However, that does not mean anything to a person who has no money

Here comes CredoLab the CRB for digital lending

mobile loan credit score app

You must be asking yourself how mobile phone loans companies in Kenya gauge how much money they should lend you. Quick loan apps have a way of measuring your credit worthiness by literally invading your MPES transaction history and sometimes even check how you use airtime or transaction via your

Swvl and Little Shuttle bus apps run into trouble in Kenya

Little Shuttle Services poster

The government of Kenya has stopped mass transit services by Swvl and the Little Shuttle apps. The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) said the two bus hailing apps will not be allowed on the roads starting October 1st as they had contravened a section of the laws guiding the provision of Public Transport.  "The

Uganda massive gold exports draw attention

uganda gold mines

Reports indicate that Uganda exported massive amounts of gold in March alone worth USD 363 million, an equivalent of KES 36.71 billion. It is the biggest amount of gold ever to be exported

How to send and receive MPESA money Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda

How to use MPESA Global service

Cross border mobile money transfer services are now available throughout East Africa. You can now send and receive money via MPESA from or to Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda.

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