New Airline Routes will Deepen Integration

The past few months have seen a number of new routes opened especially connecting the four East African capitals. Last year alone, Fastjet started operating from Entebbe to Dar e s Salaam, whereas another one Sax Airline operates the Entebbe Nairobi route. In addition another airline, Rwandair also operates flights to and from Entebbe to… Continue reading New Airline Routes will Deepen Integration

Equity Group Joins Rwandan Bourse

Regional integrated financial services firm, Equity Group, with banking interests in Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan and Kenya, has now joined the nascent Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) as part of its regional development strategy. The cross listing marks a major milestone for the recently reorganised firm which is seeking to enhance its integrated financial solutions delivery… Continue reading Equity Group Joins Rwandan Bourse

Diplomatic Protocol Firm Comes to Kenya

Toriah Group offers end-to-end coordination and management for diplomatic events such as national/independence days, hosting delegations, stakeholder meetings and communications management, ROBIN OBINO reports. A Firm that specialises in providing protocol services to diplomatic missions, United Nation agencies and expatriate organisations in Kenya has found a niche in Nairobi. Toriah Group provides an efficient and… Continue reading Diplomatic Protocol Firm Comes to Kenya

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Kenya, Algeria Explore Areas of Cooperation

Kenya and Algeria are committed to weeding out terrorism and ensuring peaceful coexistence in the entire continent of Africa, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Amina Mohamed and Algerian Senate Speaker Abdelkader Bensalah have said. Speaking when they met in Algiers on Monday, the two leaders noted that Kenya and Algeria share similar… Continue reading Kenya, Algeria Explore Areas of Cooperation

Equity Bank Customers to use phones for ATM withdrawal

Equity Bank customers will only need their phones to withdraw money from automated teller machines (ATMs) once the lender issues its new SIM cards. The lender partnered with telecommunications firm Airtel to acquire a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) licence in April, which allows it to issue its own SIM cards for offering mobile banking… Continue reading Equity Bank Customers to use phones for ATM withdrawal

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Techno Metro – Africa’s ‘Most Intelligent City?

Nairobi is winning accolades despite a lack of vision and development agenda by the county government led by DR EVANS KIDERO, explains ROBIN OBINO. For a second year running, Nairobi has been named the most intelligent city in Africa based on internet usage and mobile penetration. The Kenyan capital failed though to make it to… Continue reading Techno Metro – Africa’s ‘Most Intelligent City?

New Cell Phone Software Could Open Up East African Marketplace

When Raymond Rugemalira would head home to East Africa from California to visit relatives in Tanzania and Kenya, his family would ask him many questions about business and agriculture.  Although Rugemalira worked in computer science, information communication and technology in California, many of his relatives were small-scale farmers. “Coming from the diaspora, they’d ask me if I could… Continue reading New Cell Phone Software Could Open Up East African Marketplace

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