FERO brand of phones launched in Kenya

Midcom Group, a diversified conglomerate headquartered in the UAE, has launched in Kenya a new range of mobile phones designed in the UAE specifically for Africa and Middle East markets. FERO, the new mobile brand offers 16 models, from entry-level feature phones through to sophisticated premium smartphones targeting the top end of the market. Affordable […]

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Visa rolls out mVisa in Kenya to disrupt Mobile Payments

In an effort to facilitate wireless payments in Kenya, Visa, Inc. V, a leader in global payments, has introduced the mobile-phone application called mVisa. This app has been introduced to enable Kenyans to make wireless payments through their hand held. To date, the lion’s share of wireless payments are made by Kenya’s largest telecommunication company […]

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Six IoT Innovations making cities Intelligent

(Image: chombosan/iStockphoto) From sensors that measure water leaks to smart parking meters and self-driving buses, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are a major contributor to the rise of smart cities. Here is a look at 6 innovative uses of IoT in municipalities around the world. Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city officials to […]

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The 2016 DEMO Africa LIONS

The 5th edition of DEMO Africa concluded last Friday with the crowning of 5 startup companies that will benefit from the DEMO Africa LIONS programme. The 2-day event took place at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg. It lived to its billing – More than 600 delegates attended the now defacto launch pad for African technology […]

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