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Kwale County launches free street Wi-Fi and online portal

Kwale County is this month launching free street Wi-Fi in Baraza Park and Ukunda and an online services portal, KwalePay, following an investment project by Liquid Telecom in high speed Internet to the county, which is one of Kenya’s poorest.   The county is launching KwalePay as a one-stop online gateway to all the county […]

Tilisi Logistics Park sells to major Logistics Player

Tilisi, the mixed-use megaproject set at the meeting point of Tigoni, Limuru, and Sigona, on the outskirts of Nairobi, has today announced the sale of 49 acres of its light industry zone to Africa Logistics Properties (ALP). The sale accounts for over half of the project’s phase 1 build, for which Tilisi is selling fully […]

Logistics Firm launches modern international standard logistics warehousing parks in Kenya

Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has today announced the launch of Kenya’s first ever grade A logistics and distribution parks for the international and local occupier rental market in order to improve much needed supply chain infrastructure in the country. The company today announced two land purchases situated in the North and West outskirts of Nairobi, […]

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How to register for M-Akiba through your Mobile Phone

M-Akiba is a USSD mobile system that allows Kenyans to invest in Government Bonds. 1. To invest in M-Akiba, dial USSD Code *889# on your line. 2. A prompt will appear on your screen requiring you to enter your preferred Service Personal Identification Number (PIN). Set your preferred PIN then press OK to proceed. Please note […]

Government Launches M-Akiba SMS Platform for Bonds

You can now lend the Government as little as Ksh 3,000 through your mobile phone money transfer service. Through the initiative, the National Treasury is seeking Ksh5 billion from individuals through the Treasury Direct System, M-Akiba to collect the cash. The Mobile phone USSD traded bond will see your registration, trading and settlement done through […]

Uber raises fares in Kenya

Uber has announced that in Kenya, where it is available in Nairobi and Mombasa, it is raising fares upwards to satisfy the demands by its drivers for a fair pricing model. The full statement from Uber on Thursday reads as follows-: “Uber works when both riders and driver-partners are benefiting. Riders need safe, reliable transport […]

Poa, Liquid Telecom connect Kibera Slum with Internet

poa! Internet in partnership with Liquid Telecom Kenya has launched a new Internet model into the Kibera slums, drawing thousands of subscribers in just a few months. Delivered using solar powered hotspots and company has also provided free Internet access to Kibera schools, health centres, churches, mosques and youth centres. Established in August last year […]