Strathmore University and Adrian Kenya Collaborate to Enhance Capacity Building In Renewable Energy Solutions

Strathmore University, through its Energy Research Centre, and Adrian Kenya have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of enhancing capacity building in the areas of Solar Energy Certification, strengthening leadership capabilities, and provision of expert services in renewable energy solutions. Senior management members from both institutions were present, led by Prof. Izael Da Silva, Strathmore University’s Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, and Mr. Benard W. Njoroge, Adrian Group’s Group Managing Director. Adrian Kenya is leading in the development of solar PV solutions in East…

Ecobank Kenya Launches Ellevate Programme To Empower Women-Led Businesses

Ecobank Kenya Limited,  has launched its flagship Women’s Programme ‘Ellevate’ to empower and support women-led and women focused with the financial and value-added solutions that will help their businesses reach their full potential and succeed. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for about 90% of all businesses in Africa and women own about a third of all registered African SMEs. Indeed, one-in-four (25.9%) of adult women in Africa start or manage a business. However, women have not enjoyed equal access to high quality, demand driven financial services and it is…

LG e-showroom offers Consumers the convenience to browse and purchase LG products

E-commerce has been around for years and has grown in no time, especially during the pandemic. Businesses have quickly moved to online channels, accelerating the digitization timetable. With eCommerce (online shopping), customers can browse through what they want to purchase using their computers or phones, which offers them convenience.   Staying competitive in this new business requires new strategies and practices, and companies such as LG Electronics have not been left out.   LG Electronics launched its e-showrooms to offer consumers the convenience of browsing and purchasing home electronics and…

Dimension Data’s Parent Company, NTT Unveils Sustainability as a Service to Help Organizations Achieve Net-Zero Goals

 Dimension Data’s parent company NTT Ltd. has announced its full-stack Net-Zero Action offering at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This climate-focused solution leverages NTT’s vast infrastructure and services capabilities to help clients reduce the environmental impact of business activities. Climate initiatives are top of mind as organizations work to increase sustainability initiatives that will help them achieve net-zero goals and make data-driven decisions to reduce their carbon footprint. This innovative offering will help customers achieve better economic performance through enhanced climate action including measuring, monitoring, and reporting impact, proactively…

How to Make the Most of Galaxy Z Flip4 at Every Angle

Personal needs, styles and preferences constantly evolve in today’s modern world. As such, customers deserve devices that can go with the flow: smart mobile experiences that are as diverse and adaptable as the users themselves. The newly launched Galaxy Z Flip4 is exactly that kind of device, fine-tuned to express its user’s style through its design, features and even angles. Equipped with an iconic form factor that can be positioned at different degrees to unlock a trove of innovative features, this is a smartphone designed to deliver the most personalised…

valU Partners with Heliopolis Sporting Club to Offer Payment Solutions for New Club Members

valU, MENA’s leading Buy-Now, Pay-Later (BNPL) lifestyle-enabling fintech platform, announced today that it has successfully signed a partnership with Heliopolis Sporting Club to offer convenient and affordable financing and payment solutions on new memberships for Heliopolis Sporting Club El Shorouk City branch as well as club services. The partnership will see valU become Heliopolis Sporting Club’s BNPL platform of choice to support it in providing seamless financing solutions. This strategic partnership is testament to valU’s commitment to delivering on its vision of becoming a holistic financing powerhouse with progressive and convenient solutions…

Safaricom, NCBA and KCB Restructure Fuliza With Free Daily Fee

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM), NCBA (NSE:NCBA) and KCB Bank Kenya (NSE:KCB) have today announced a restructuring of the popular Fuliza overdraft facility in a move that will see customers transacting on Fuliza access the overdraft facility at a free daily maintenance fee for the first three days for transactions of KSh. 1,000 and below. The move benefits more than 80% of M-Pesa customers who seek to complete their payment transactions with Fuliza credit.   Customers that borrow above KES 1,000 will also enjoy 10 –20% discount on their Daily Maintenance Fee.  …

Tips For Financing In Kenya

Whether you are a first-time car buyer, looking to trade in your unit for another or you are just adding another to your driveway, ensure you are getting the best deal possible when it comes to vehicle financing.   We have put together useful tips you should consider before signing that loan agreement.   Know Your Budget   Always set a budget for the unit you want to purchase. Autochek ensures you get your calculations right, using the online loan calculator found on our website.   With its help, you will…

Equity Gets Recognition For Championing Sustainable Finance Initiatives In Support Of The Region’s Recovery And Resilience.

Equity Bank Kenya has been recognized by the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) at the 2021 SFI Catalyst Awards for its efforts in championing sustainable finance initiatives in support of the region’s economic recovery and resilience.   The Bank whose business model is hinged on it social and economic engines clinched top position in the Best Bank in COVID-19 Response and Best Bank in SME Financing award categories and first runners-up in the Best Overall Bank after bagging 7 awards out of the possible 8 categories. Speaking on behalf of Equity…

Leaders, policy makers, business leaders and civil society Endorse Initiative to   organisations endorse resolve the learning crisis in Africa

Human Capital Africa convened Heads of State, Ministers of Education, business leaders, civil society organisations and prominent African intellectuals to call attention to the scale of the learning crisis in Africa.   This is following revelations that 9 out of 10 children are unable to read and understand by the age of 10.   The event that took place on the sidelines of the UN Transforming Education Summit in New York, saw African leaders commit to prioritise foundational learning   As the continent most affected by the learning crisis, Africa…