Nakumatt’s back to school gift adds value to loyal shoppers

January comes with responsibilities that makes one feel like their money is not enough. Nakumatt Holdings, have got you covered. They are set to draw out more than 4,000 cheques, valued at more than Kshs. 200 million as part of their Smart Points redemption for School fees initiative. Shoppers with the Nakumatt Global card can once again…

#SheTrades App launched to connect women owned enterprises

The International Trade Center (ITC) unveiled a new web and mobile-phone application on December 14, that will help women entrepreneurs from across the world to connect to markets. The SheTrades app was launched by ITC Executive Director Arancha González and Ambassador Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary of the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,…

Partnerships with Banks to benefit M-PESA merchants

Safaricom has partnered with eight more financial institutions to enable businesses which use Lipa Na M-PESA to transfer funds from their Lipa Na M-PESA tills to their bank accounts real time, any day of the week. “This is a progressive move in our pursuit to create a Cash Lite financial ecosystem. It not only reduces the inherent risks…

M-PESA WINS TWO INTERNATIONAL ACCOLADES

Image credit Safaricom’s mobile-money solution, M-PESA, has received two international accolades at the Emerging Payments Awards 2015 ceremony held last week in London. M-PESA won the Best P2P or Remittance Programme, and the Retail Innovation for Emerging Markets awards, adding its growing list of accolades since inception in 2007. The awards come as Safaricom marks its 15th…

Revamped OLX Mobile App to improve user experience

  Image credit OLX users will have to delete their current OLX apps and install a new version as the company takes the first steps toward a mobile-only future. The NEW application is more secure, user friendly and able to load faster while consuming less data. OLX has been in operation 106 countries including Kenya.…

Does the digital economy pay?

Blogging can be fun, if you keep at it with all your might it might just fulfill your goals. It gets you out there, you get opportunities to write on other platforms if you are worth your salt. Most of these platforms unfortunately have a currency that does not make sense according to Magunga. You…