Thousands of Counterfeit Products Seized in Raids Across Africa

HP, together with local authorities in Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania, have successfully obstructed a number of counterfeit trading programmes and removed close to 200,000 illicit products from the African region, including fake HP printer cartridges and components to assemble further counterfeits.  Since  October 2019, authorities have disrupted both wholesalers and retailers of fake products through a series of raids carried out in retail outlets, warehouses and manufacturing facilities across the region. In Kenya, HP and authorities successfully seized 5,400 counterfeit toner cartridges from 12 retail outlets in February 2020. In Dar…

Blow to Elachi as Jubilee orders her to effect leadership changes

Blow to Elachi as Jubilee orders her to effect leadership changes Nairobi County Assembly speaker Beatrice Elachi has been ordered to immediately effect the Jubilee Party leadership changes in the assembly. Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju has warned that the speaker is disrespecting the party and flouting the law by refusing to effect the proposed changes. The party has proposed that Abdi Guyo who is the Matopeni Ward MCA retains his seat as the Majority leader from Charles Thuo of Dandora. Other changes include that of Paul Kados of Mihango…

Kakamega Woman Rep roots for tough measures to curb teen pregnancy

Kakamega Woman Representative Elsie Muhanda has called on parents and guardians to be more careful with their children who are now vulnerable to sex predators. The legislator has challenged parents in the county to take full responsibility of their children after a new report revealed an increase of cases of teen pregnancy in the region. The latest shocking report is of a standard six boy who impregnated a standard four girl in Kakamega. The report indicates that 19% of underage girls in the county are victims of teen pregnancy and…

Paxful advocates for use of Bitcoins in Africa During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Paxful, a peer-to-peer bitcoin (BTC) marketplace, that aims to provide financial inclusion around the globe, launched a series of webinars targeted at positioning bitcoin as a resourceful tool in alleviating the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa. These webinars are programmed to go on until 18th June attracting a panel of experts from crypto organizations, NGOs, and bitcoin users in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Paxful has partnered with Non-Governmental Organizations and Social Enterprises across Africa, in generating insights and best practices into how bitcoin can enhance the…

Moodle Welcomes Adapt IT As A Certified Moodle Partner

Moodle has welcomed on board South African based company Adapt IT as a Certified Moodle Partner. With over 30 years of experience in e-learning, Adapt IT now provides solutions for the sound management of tertiary institutions as a Moodle Partner in South Africa, Botswana, Kenya, Mauritius and Nigeria. As a leading international provider of Education Technology solutions, innovation is at the centre of Adapt IT’s responsiveness to their market needs. Leveraging on their deep industry expertise, they have mastered the flexibility to provide tailor-made solutions for their clients. Existing Moodle…

Okash comes clear over reports of dubious debt collection means,maintain they are targeted due to competition

Okash has denied allegations by Digital Lenders Association of Kenya of collecting debts using the screwed means,this is according to the statement that they issuedto the media houses. “OKash is aware of the recent letter published by the Digital Lenders Association of Kenya, an institution founded by direct competitors to OKash,”Statement read. They claimed that the letter written by DLAK contains false and misleading accusations based on social media reports as opposed to factual knowledge about the debt collection process in OKash. “The OKash terms and conditions clearly state that…