We plan to take M-Pesa to a new level, says Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa.

Credits CNN In an interview with CNN’s Richard Quest, the CEO of Safaricom PLC, Peter Ndegwa, outlined how he expects M-Pesa to develop in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Ndegwa also states that the company is rolling out products targeted at helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have been worst affected by the coronavirus, saying that: “Covid-19 crisis is much more about socio-economic crisis”. Here we take a look at the key issues said by the CEO of Safaricom Peter Ndegwa. Peter Ndegwa on the future of M-Pesa: “We want…

SAMSUNG UNVEILS CHEAP GALAXY S20 FE FOR THE FANS

Samsung Electronics Co. has launched the Samsung Galaxy S 20 Fun Edition (FE). The device was launched through a virtual gloabl event dubbed “Samsung Unpacked For Everyone” that was locally attended by tech enthusiasts who showed their excitement on the companies social media pages. The smart phone is a follow up to the Galaxy S 20 launched in March this year is developed fully from feedback collected from Samsung customers worldwide. “We are constantly speaking to our fans and taking feedback, and we heard what they loved the most about…

KBA, FSD Kenya, GIT partner to promote access to people with disabilities

By Mourice Seretta The Kenya Bankers Association has partnered with the Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSD Kenya), non-profit inABLE and Georgia Institute of Technology in a programme to promote access to financial services for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). The initiative, whose pilot phase kicked off this month, aims to identify major accessibility challenges PWDs face while using banking service channels. The programme seeks to assess PWDs’ access challenges using the sample of seven banks. The project will be jointly funded by the banking industry and FSD Kenya. Under the partnership,…

Capwell Industries Donates 550 bales of Soko Maize Meal to Meru County Residents to Alleviate effects of Covid-19

The donation is part of the Ksh20 Million worth of Soko Maize Meal contribution that Capwell had pledged to the National COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to mitigate the negative effects of the virus. Ten other counties are the beneficiary of this initiative by Capwell Industries. Thika based food and beverage processing company Capwell Industries Limited, has donated 550 bales of Soko maize meal to Meru County Government emergency response team as part of the firm’s corporate efforts to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the country’s…

Jambo Jet Suspend Local Flights

Jambojet has complied with the government’s movement restrictions in Kenya’s four counties to temporarily suspend its flights. President Uhuru on April 6 announced the cessation of all movement by road, rail or air in and out of Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale counties for 21 days. In his address to the nation on Saturday, the President extended the cessation orders saying Nairobi accounted for 82 per cent of the total infections while the Coastal counties account for 14 per cent hence the order. “To contain and limit the spread of the disease to…

OPPO offers customers with a bundled discount for purchase of A92 smartphone and W31 wireless earphones

For every OPPO A92 purchased customers get an offer on the Enco W31 at Ksh5,999 OPPO, is giving customers a discount on a bundled offer for the purchase of both the OPPO A92 smartphone and the firm’s first wireless earphones in the market, Enco W31. In all its outlets countrywide, customers will receive a Ksh2,000 discount on the Enco W31 earphones that are currently selling at Ksh7,999, for every purchase of the A92, going for Ksh29,999. The smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 665 processor and a massive 5,000mAh battery. OPPO…

OPPO opens pre-orders for the new generation of Image Master, Reno3 in Kenya

 OPPO Reno3 with 48MP Zoom Camera and 44MP Front Camera features OPPO’s latest ColorOS 7  Pre-order in the Kenya from April 7th to 12th at KSH 39,999 OPPO, has opened the pre-order for its new generation of “Fashionable Image Master” Reno3 in Kenya. The new device under OPPO’s flagship model category, Reno series, continues in the firm’s legacy of developing marketing-leading innovations on cameras with a 48MP, 20x Digital Zoom Camera; a first-of its kind 44MP Front Camera with Ultra Night Selfie Mode and Ultra Steady Video 2.0. Along with…

Nairobi Water seeks Raila’s help for water infrastructure funding

The Directors of the Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company on Thursday held a special meeting with AU’ special envoy for infrastructure  Raila Odinga to deliberate on possible ways of improving Water infrastructure in Nairobi. The meeting that was held at Odinga’s pro Upperhill office focused on increasing water connectivity, getting more funds for sanitation activities. According to Karen Nyamu who is one of the Directors , Odinga promised to help source more funds that will help meet the water deficit in Nairobi. This will involve getting more funds for sinking…

KRA officially takes over revenue collection in Nairobi

The Kenya Revenue Authority has officially taken over revenue collection in Nairobi County as part of the deed signed on transfer of functions to the national government. The takeover which was led by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani   happened between the County Executive Member for Economic Planning Allan Igambi and KRA’s Commisoner General James Mburu. The deed signed between Governor Mike Sonko and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa allowed the authority to be the principal agent for the overall revenue collection in the county. The handover happened shorlt after the…