National Bank rolls out new internet and mobile banking application

National Bank rolls out new internet and mobile banking application

National Bank has introduced a new mobile and internet application. The two applications, the mobile application dubbed NatMobile and internet application, NatConnect will offer a convergence of solutions delivering both banking services and financial information on customer’s mobile phones and through the internet. “Through NatConnect and NatMobile, customers will be able to enjoy benefits which(…)

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Visa and Apple partner to offer mobile pay services

Visa and Apple partner to offer mobile pay services

Visa Inc. has announced it is supporting consumer payments with the new iPhone 6 and [other Apple devices]. Thanks to a new capability called Visa Token Service, participating financial institutions in the U.S., and eventually abroad, will be able to add Visa debit and credit cards to Apple Pay, Apple’s new payment service, and enable(…)

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Intel Launches the Intel Core M Processor

Intel Launches the Intel Core M Processor

Intel launched the Intel Core M processor at At IFA, a global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. The processor will power new 2 in 1 devices from a variety of manufacturers including: Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Toshiba. “We’ve been on a multi-year mission to address end-user requirements and transform mobile(…)

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East African nominees for the 2014 AABLAs announced 

East African nominees for the 2014 AABLAs announced 

The annual CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards Presented By Johnnie Walker Blue Label (AABLA) has been launched in Nairobi, Kenya. The awards seek to celebrate the pioneers and game-changers in the Continent’s business landscape. East Africa’s finalists have been selected for their significant contributions to the region’s success, the first round of the(…)

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Why Zuku is a dream option for entertainment enthusiasts

Why Zuku is a dream option for entertainment enthusiasts

Deciding on what options you should get for your entertainment whether it’s in your home or office is no easy fete. There are so many options and each comes at different costs. Sometimes the amount if money you pay for something is never worth the service you get. As Kenya makes the transition to digitalize,(…)

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The pride and joy of the Giriama – Mekatilili wa Menza

The pride and joy of the Giriama – Mekatilili wa Menza

There are very few tales about the role women played in resisting the British colonialist but one that stands out is that of Mekatilili wa Menza from the Giriama community. She was born Mnyazi wa Menza in the 1840s, the only daughter in a poor family of five children, and became Mekatili when she had(…)

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Top 5 startups out of Nailab so far

Top 5 startups out of Nailab so far

Nailab is one of Kenya’s leading tech incubation hubs, started in 2010, and has seen a number of startups graduate from the hub each year. It aims to lower the entry barriers for ICT entrepreneurs who want to start and scale their businesses in Kenya. Nailab Secured a $1.6 Million Tech Incubation project from the(…)

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Nominate Sauti Sol for the 2014 MTV EMA Best African Act

Nominate Sauti Sol for the 2014 MTV EMA Best African Act

Kenyan group Sauti Sol has a chance of making it to the nominees list of Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards. The nominees have been shortlisted but organizers have thrown in a little twist. Fans can now select the 5 “Wild Card” nominee in each category through Twitter. In the African region(…)

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When music God and love meet; B&M in concert

When music God and love meet; B&M in concert

Love is a wibbly wobbly mushy mash up of indescribable, unexplainable feelings. We all agree, yes? We don’t exactly know how it starts or how it grows, we more often than not just find ourselves trapped in this abyss of fullness, confusion and ecstasy. Even King Solomon, the wisest of them all, sat down in(…)

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