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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Why Kenyan SMEs must tap the potential of mobile phones

Mobile phone penetration has significantly increased in Kenya and its imperative for small businesses to tap into the potential of this technology to operate better and smarter...

By Ngugi Mungai 25 Jan 2016 13:33

Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016...

21 Jan 2016 12:30

Kenya's mobile penetration hits 88 percent

According to the quarterly sector statistics report by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), the uptake of mobile services by Kenyans continued to grow leading to mobile penetration...

By Baraka Jefwa 5 Jan 2016 13:33

Data safari: Mapping emerging Africa's analytics

IQturf Consulting Services, an analytics-driven solution provider, is rolling out a new data solution for Africa's 'emerging set': Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria...

28 Dec 2015 13:01

Ericsson report on changing media preferences in Kenya

Ericsson's ConsumerLab has published its first TV and Media report for Kenya, which indicates that TV ownership is 92%, including traditional TV and viewing on smartphones and tablets for short videos and clips...

17 Dec 2015 09:45

Kenya needs to improve business environment for SMEs to grow

The conduciveness of starting and conducting a business in Kenya currently stands at 47 percent, placing the country behind eight African economies polled by South African based Thinkroom Consulting...

By Ngugi Mungai 14 Dec 2015 11:35

'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

You can be part of the new Awesome South Africa app, designed to promote local business...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2015 12:00

Gambling in Africa

PricewaterhouseCooper's presented its fourth annual edition on the gaming industry, Taking the odds: Gambling Outlook for 2015 - 2019 (South Africa - Nigeria - Kenya), recently at 54 on Bath in Rosebank Johannesburg...

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Dec 2015 10:16

[Behind the Selfie] with... Lucy Worsley

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Lucy Worsley, founder and CEO of Empire Experiential Marketing...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2015 14:00

[AfricaCom] YouTube takes Africa offline

In meeting the goal of making video more viewable on the continent, YouTube took the bold move of making offline video playback a reality...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2015 12:00

[BizTrends 2016] Social activism and trench marketing FTW

While TBWA is focused on disruption to grow our client business in Africa, the following trends are bound to be top of mind in the year ahead...

By TBWA Africa 18 Jan 2016 10:00

Mobile phone-based T-Bond for sale

Kenya expects to roll out its mobile phone-based Treasury bond by the end of March after the planned sale in October last year was derailed by volatile interest rates...

By Charles Mwaniki 13 Jan 2016 10:07

#KenyaLive - broadcasting for wildlife lovers

Kenya's stunning wildlife is set to be showcased with two world firsts in a series of live web broadcasts using new state-of-the-art technology...

11 Jan 2016 11:50

Kenyan mobile phone users up to 38 million

Kenya now has 37.8 million active mobile phone numbers with the Internet cum data market registering 21.6 million users...

By James Kariuki 7 Jan 2016 14:34

Campaign to boost Kenya's tourism on internet launched

An international brand campaign aimed at promoting Kenya as a tourism and investment destination has launched an initiative to broadcast Kenyan wildlife live on the Internet...

By Waga Odongo 6 Jan 2016 11:02

Powerful strategies for retaining your best employees

It's time to change the human resource strategy to stop competitors from poaching talent from your company, according to a new study...

By Ngugi Mungai 11 Dec 2015 11:59

African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech

Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses...

By Tom Jackson 10 Dec 2015 12:10

Nation reporter wins Investigative Journalism Award

Nation journalist, Eric Wainana has been named the winner of this year's Norbert Zongo Investigative Journalism...

By Muchemi Wachira 4 Dec 2015 15:26

Safaricom in Kenya ties in MTN Rwanda

Safaricom has partnered with MTN Rwanda to offer mobile money transaction for M-PESA customers in Kenya and Rwanda...

By Shadrack Kavilu 30 Nov 2015 14:13

Kenya's Business Environment Improves - World Bank

Kenya has implemented four reforms to improve the business climate for local entrepreneurs, which earned it a higher score in the World Bank's ease of doing business index 2016...

By Ngugi Mungai 23 Nov 2015 10:02

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