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Liquid Telecom makes telemedicine a reality for the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has made telemedicine a reality for thousands of patients at the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa. Using its high-speed fibre network, Liquid Telecom has connected the main hospital in Mombasa to seven of its outreach centres in the coastal region bringing healthcare closer to […]


Kenya President calls for more private sector participation in infrastructure development

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African Governments to create an enabling environment to enable the private sector to participate more in the development of critical infrastructure in Africa. The President said he was convinced that public private partnerships supported by robust national institutions to ensure accountability and transparency holds the key to closing the […]


Innovative technologies to be showcased at AgTech Africa

Technology and digitalisation are powering agriculture like never before. The first AgTech Africa event taking place in Kenya next week will address implementations in the farm, field and supply chain, and showcase use cases from investors, agribusiness companies, plantation owners, startups and innovative technology developers. This strategic and high-level event will focus on the hottest […]


Rwanda’s President and Globacom target regional integration in Africa

Rwandan President, Paul Kagame and Globacom’s Executive Vice Chairman, Bella Disu, have discussed the use of digital technology to help the march towards economic prosperity in Africa. The two leaders held a private meeting after the opening session of the two-day Africa CEO Forum taking place in Kigali. Globacom said it was willing to use […]


SEACOM to provide direct connectivity for Kenyan firms to South Africa

Leading Pan-African Internet and connectivity service provider, SEACOM has announced that it will now offer direct connections from its East Africa network to public cloud networks and data centres in South Africa.   This follows the launch of Microsoft’s enterprise-grade data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town.   SEACOM’s offering, available to business customers, will […]


Kenyan life insurer goes paperless with SilverBridge

Liberty Life Assurance Kenya has contracted SilverBridge to develop a paperless application form that integrates with its existing policy administrative system. This streamlines not only the application process, but also enables the effective updating of customer details using mobile devices. “With an objective of automating the customer onboarding process and the completion of an insurance […]


World AI Show takes place in Kenya as part of world tour

The World AI Show has kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya. The thought leadership-driven, business-focused series of events is part of a world tour that is also taking in Dubai, Singapore, Mauritius, Riyadh and Mumbai this year. It connects top AI experts, enterprises, government representatives, data scientists, technology leaders, startups, investors, researchers, academicians and global AI […]


Payment24 underpins revolutionary new BP FleetMove offer

BP and Masana Petroleum Solutions are set to revolutionise commercial fuel payment and management for their customers, with the launch of the solution, BP FleetMove, built on the advanced Payment 24 platform. Payment24, an advanced international fuel payment system, is the backbone of two new flagship fuel payment and fuel management offerings for BP and […]


Oracle expert on cloud computing unlocking rapid innovation in Africa

Andrew Sordam, Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa at Oracle, looks at how cloud computing is having an impact in Africa. Africa is a continent pulsating with energy, and this carries over from its beautiful cultures to business and innovation. Digitalisation is permeating every industry, with cloud computing rapidly becoming an essential component of business transformation. […]


VMware expert talks about Information Technology in Kenya

Mark Reynolds, Commercial Business Executive – Sub Saharan Africa at VMware, talks to Intelligent CIO Africa about Information Technology in Kenya. 1. What is the IT infrastructure currently like in Kenya? Amongst the best in Africa. There is fibre connectivity to each county and the government has recognised IT as a key investment industry. 2. How […]


Kaspersky Lab expert on the Information Technology landscape in Kenya

Over the past three years, the ICT market in Kenya has seen the likes of the Internet of Things (IoT), virtualisation, and cloud storage becoming more mainstream. However, this has also resulted in the evolution of the cybersecurity threat landscape. Bethwel Opil, Enterprise Sales Manager at Kaspersky Lab Africa, looks into this in more depth. […]


Kenyan investment bank migrates 100% to the cloud in one day

When Genghis Capital, a leading investment bank in Kenya, took the decision to modernise its technology organisation, it opted to think out of the box. Part of a strategic new direction, the bank wanted to explore the digital and productivity freedom the cloud could offer and move away from archaic systems that were proving to […]


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