BUSINESS Technology

Caterpillar targets construction industry with new generation excavators

Manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, Caterpillar (CAT) has expanded its portfolio in the building and construction industry in East Africa region by unveiling a new state of art excavators. The new generation excavators have improved fuel efficiency reducing average consumption by 25% and a 15% reduction in maintenance costs. According to CAT, customer experience […]

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Kenyan student  becomes second in Huawei’s Sub-Saharan Africa ICT competition

  The State Department for Post Training and Skills Development from Ministry of Education in Kenya  encourages partnership like  Huawei’s efforts in upskilling the youth in ICT through partnering with national governments and local tertiary institutions. According to the  Principal Secretary Alfred Cheruiyot, the  ICT Competition is a good platform for ICT students to develop […]

Technology

Huawei to launch y6 2019 in the market

Huawei Mobile Kenya will be launching Y6 2019 in the Kenyan market in a weeks time. The campaign kicks off with a price guess in partnership with Kilimall from 5th of March to 11th of March, where consumers are encouraged to visit Kilimall website and get chance to guess and win a phone. https://www.kilimall.co.ke/huawei-y6-prime-2019 Y6 […]

Agribusiness Technology

Liquid Telecom to enable fish farmers monitor ponds through AquaRech App

Atleast 5,000 fish farmers from the western Kenya region are set to benefit from Liquid Telecom Kenya’s Internet of Things (IoT) network that will monitor and protect freshwater fish populations. The company will use sensors that monitor water temperature and pH values in ponds then sends information and feeding instructions to farmers through an Android […]

BUSINESS Technology

Western Union unveils new payment option for Amazon.com shoppers in Kenya

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, has unveiled a new payment option that allows Amazon.com customers in Kenya to pay in local currency for their Amazon.com purchases. Western Union’s platform is powering Amazon’s new cross-border payment option, called Amazon PayCode, by processing the complex foreign exchange, settlement and […]

EDUCATION Technology

Kenya to establish the science and innovation centered university at Konza Technopolis

The Government of Kenya, has partnered with the Republic of South Korea to establish a graduate only university at Konza Technopolis. The institute, Kenya Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (Kenya- KAIST) is modeled after the Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (Korea- KAIST) whose design model is a research focused university that fosters […]

Technology

Liquid Telecom delivers telemedicine to Dadaab refugee camp

Liquid Telecom Kenya, has connected Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital in Nairobi to Dadaab refugee complex. The community of approximately 250,000 refugees across four camps almost 500km away from the hospital now has access to dedicated healthcare including consultations, diagnostics and treatment over the internet. This has been inhibited by the absence of specialists in the remote […]