A Kenyan Taxi App Aims To Build Trust Where Crime Is High

It’s a problem in a taxi economy if people don’t like getting into cabs that are driven by strangers. A cab driver is a stranger almost by definition. But in… Read more »

Kenya was set to be a perfect lab for commercial drones until regulators struck

Kenya could have been the place commercial drone use took off. This January, three university seniors working out of their apartment launched Adriana Pro Films. Their start-up produces slick aerial… Read more »

Snapchat shines light on Nairobi….World Reacts

Snapchat, has gained a worldwide trend since yesterday on twitter, but have you wondered why? Well, before even delving into the main story, Snapchat is a video messaging application created… Read more »

Lamudi reaps benefits of selling property online

The business of buying and selling property on online portals is so viable that the Managing Director of Lamudi Kenya Dan Karua will start playing golf soon. Dressed in black… Read more »

Reducing the risks of investing in agri-preneurs: How this Kenyan is doing it

“There is nothing genius about what we decided to do,” believes Kenyan entrepreneur, Alex Mwaura Muriu, 27. “We just looked around and asked: how come no one is giving ‘agri-preneurs’… Read more »

Kenyan Innovator Scoops US$25,000 in the IPA Awards

‘‘Success doesn’t necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won’t win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling,’’… Read more »

‘#REACTVERTISING’: How Kenya Corporates got involved in the #PoleKwaMwirigi hash tag

Fashion blogger Sharon Mundia, popularly known as @ThisisEss posted a detailed account of her engagement and the marriage proposal by fiancee Lonina Leteipan, Relationship Manager at Chase Bank Kenya which… Read more »

[VIDEO] Meet the 20-Year-Old Who Built a YouTube Product Review Empire

MARQUES BROWNLEE IS a YouTube sensation. The tech-review prodigy has 1.8 million subscribers—more followers than Kanye West, Marvel, or Disney Animation. Under the username MKBHD, he tests everything from cameras… Read more »

Forget the tabloids! Here are Kenya’s best bloggers

Owing to the digital revolution that has brought forth the blogging era, more people have the chance to express themselves online and communicate with their growing legion of fans. It… Read more »

Kenya Bloggers foresee brighter future, call on government to connect remote areas

Ahead of the Kenya Blog Awards, The Bloggers Association of Kenya ( BAKE) has called on the government to speed up the last mile internet connection to enable people create… Read more »

Maramoja Transport: We’re betting big on taxi culture to grow start-up in Kenya

When Jason Eisen toured Nairobi in 2010 and then again in 2013, he faced a common problem — transport woes within Kenya’s capital. Transport challenges frustrated the Washington DC-based consultant… Read more »

Safaricom partners with MTN to spread M-Pesa services to 19 African countries

Kenya’s Safaricom has partnered with mobile phone service provider MTN in a new venture that will enable its 19.5 million M-Pesa users to send and receive money from 19 African… Read more »

Online house hunters value secure neighbourhoods in Kenya

With 26.1 million Kenyans now online, the internet offers a great platform for real estate agents, sellers, landlords and potential tenants to transact business. Data on internet searches to rent,… Read more »

Two Kenyan innovators tapped for continental prize

Two Kenyans have been nominated for the prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). The awards that are an initiative of Africa Innovation Foundation (AIF), seek to recognize outstanding innovation talent… Read more »

The Nyumba Kumi mobile app

The app works well especially during emergencies since one only needs to power on their phone, tap the screen and a panic button will appear In Kenya the rate of… Read more »