M-TIBA PROMOTES THE NEXT STAGES IN UPSCALING HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are one of the key advancements that have positively impacted the medical & healthcare industry. Contrasting the past where medical records were mishandled, EHRs have brought much needed order in terms of patient record keeping. Locally the integration of various platforms has enabled better record keeping to aid in smoother and quicker patient information transfers. M-TIBA, a digital healthcare platform, in partnership with various health insurers is a perfect example of how patients have greatly benefited from quick access to their medical records such as medical…

Empowering Women through Technology

Affordable satellite communication technology is elevating access to in-demand skills and the latest learning resources for young girls in the Kajiado Central Constituency in Kenya. Less than 20% of girls from the Maasai community enroll in school and even fewer proceed to secondary school. With large tracts of land used for cattle rearing, schools are few and far between. In the past, such remote communities were disconnected from technological progress with no telecom infrastructure to support access to knowledge-sharing resources. IEC Telecom Group and OstaTech Limited joined efforts to change…

How digitization is improving performance and creating opportunities for duka owners

By Nemuel Ondima Duka owners have benefitted massively from the digitization of their small shop services. This has been made possible by TechnoSeve’s initiative to enable small duka owners to adequately serve customers and increase the longevity of the enterprises. They will now have access to digital solutions such as financial management, and inventory management. The micro-retailers have really welcomed the use of technology in operating their businesses, which is improving performance, says the non-profit international development organization TechnoServe. TechnoServe says micro-retailers are using digital solutions provided by Retail Pay,…

LG Electronics empowers over 300 Young Technology Leaders with Disabilities, aims to bridge the Digital Gap.

LG Electronics has today awarded more than 320 young technology leaders with disabilities from 16 countries for their effective participation and skills exhibition in executing computer-based activities. Drawn from across the globe, the leaders were hosted and awarded at the 11th Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC) which not only inspired them but also tested their skills for computer-based activities in a series of four timed challenges – eTool, eLifeMap, eContent and eCreative. Commenting on the awards and empowerment of the young leaders, Chairman of the GITC Organizing Committee Kim In-kyu said, “Technologies can help…

Liquid launches Cyber Security Fusion Centre for Kenyan businesses

Liquid C2, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, opened the doors of its first Cyber Security Fusion Centre (CSFC) in Nairobi, Kenya, making this the second centre of its kind in Africa. “Kenyan businesses have seen increased digital adoption, and the country’s connected population in early 2021 was nearly 22 million. The increased number of digitally transformed businesses and individuals means that the target pool for malicious entities is also becoming wider. As a result, we have witnessed immense interest from customers wanting to partner with us…

OPRAH NAMES SAMSUNG FREESTYLE AMONG HER FAVOURITE THINGS TO GIFT FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Samsung Electronics announced that The Samsung Freestyle, a portable smart screen launched earlier this year is included in 2022 list of Oprah’s Favorite Things to gift this holiday season, the list featured on OprahDaily.com and in the Winter issue of O Quarterly, on newsstands November. The Oprah’s Favorite Things annual list is a must have holiday shopping guide with the most decadent desserts, ingenious gadgets and finest finds in home, fashion and beauty. This marks the fifth time a Samsung TV has been selected, with The Freestyle joining The Serif, The Frame,…

Avenews Builds Agri-Finance Super App To Make Agri-Businesses Financing Easier

Avenews, a multinational financial technology, has uilt the first financial super app for Kenya’s Agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises (agri-SMEs) The super app provides a comprehensive financial management tool that enable advanced ML (machine learning) algorithms to process hundreds of data points and create personalized financial products, including access to digital credit. The one stop shop assists agribusiness with operations and team management, as well as digital invoicing and payments. “Agri-SMEs are the driving force behind Africa’s economic growth, but their financial needs often go unmet. With Avenews, agri-SMEs can…

LG, Hotpoint Partner With Mamafua Laundromat To Revolutionize The Informal Mama Fua Sector

LG Electronics has today signed a partnership with Mamafua Laundromat and Hotpoint distributors aimed at delivering digitized laundry services. The new store; Mamafua Laundromatic is located at Freedom Heights Mall, Mezannine Floor in Lang’ata. The launch comes at a convenient season, with the current unpredictability of the weather. Speaking during the launch, Mr. Ravi Kanani, the B2B and Regional Business Head at Hotpoint Appliances Limited noted that the partnership is also a way to create employment as well as formalizing the local “mama fua” sector. “The Mamafua Laundromatic is quite…

All You Need To Know About The Samsung Galaxy AO4S

Samsung’s latest entry-level phone gets a makeover and has also improved in some aspects compared to its predecessor. The Galaxy A04s is supposed to have everything a smartphone needs, retailing between 20,000 KSH and 23,000 KSH. It is one of Samsung’s mid-range models and its features include a 90Hz display, a high-resolution camera and a large battery. Software The Samsung Galaxy A04s is powered by Exynos 8 Octa 850 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. It runs on Android OS v12.0 out of the box and comes…

New LG Residential AC Reduces Energy Use By 55 Per cent, Cuts User Power Costs

Access to energy is crucial not only for the attainment of health and education outcomes but also for reducing the cost of doing business and for unlocking economic potential and creating jobs. In this regard, it is wise that every household, in Africa and across the world subscribes to appliances that are not only friendly to the environment but also energy-friendly in terms of consumption per capita and costs. With Kenyans experiencing tough economic times as a result of increased inflation currently at 9.2 per cent, cutting costs is probably…