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Responding to the demand for reliable data collection in Africa, mSurvey raises seed funding

mSurvey, a Kenya based startup specializing in mobile data collection, has raised seed capital as it looks to expand its survey business in partnership with retailers in sub-Saharan Africa. 782 more words

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There's a growing pressure on African mobile operators to become innovators

Africa may well be the world’s premier mobile-first continent, but vast swathes of the population still don’t have mobile or internet connectivity. This is a severe limitation as local mobile networks plan out building a customer base, especially when the spending power of that base is low. 810 more words

Safaricom winning young hearts

5th August 2016

Victor Maina

As much as young people are most fond of going for affordability especially on communication rates, a large number of them prefer sticking to Safaricom for most of their communication needs. 104 more words

NEWS

Smartphone use has doubled in Africa in two years

Lower smartphone prices are driving a digital revolution in Africa, allowing mobile phone users to access the internet at unprecedented levels. Operators and developers are also leveraging the power of mobile networks to transform services in health, agriculture, education, energy and water management. 324 more words

“Life is one big party when you are still young” sang Shaggy in Angel. Shaggy has a way with words or is it music? Anyway, I have always loved his music since I started appreciating the true tranquility, peace and fun that can be derived from a good song. 1,375 more words

Encounters

In Kenya, Safaricom’s Little Cab app goes head to head with Uber

Even as a deal is imminent between Uber and its closest competitor Didi Chuxing in the immense Chinese market, competition in ride-sharing continues to intensify around the globe. 917 more words

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Back to work

Going to work is a necessity for many. Few can say they are going to work because they enjoy what they do.

If you are a parent going to work is mainly fueled by the need to provide for your children. 365 more words

Parenting