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Five years after kenya launched the world's first digital credit solution, the market for digital credit has expanded rapidly in kenya and many low-income countries. The digital revolution is upon us over the years we have seen technology become embedded across many industries ranging from banking, telecommunications, retail, insurance and even government kenya is no stranger to this digital revolution, with mobile money platforms allowing those who were. Cyber crooks hijack kenya's coveted digital revolution 3 days ago cybercrime a major challenge for kenya businesses 4 days ago. Youths can easily take advantage of the jobs that digital revolution brings, says bitange ndemo, a former permanent secretary in kenya's ministry of information and.
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A digital revolution is taking place in kenya that has had ripples around africa and the world. The editors of digital kenya: an entrepreneurial revolution in the making describe it as a 'book of arguments and ideas' and this blogger agrees with this analysis. In the last five years, africa has undergone a phenomenon that analysts refer to as the continent's digital revolution a recent wave of investor capital to the continent signals that this trend is unlikely to change course any time soon the virtual revolution means sudden improvements to.
The lending revolution: how digital credit is changing banks from the inside august 2018 - faster credit decisions, vastly improved customer experience, 40 percent. It is true that previous industrial revolutions have passed us by this time, however, it is my hope that the fourth industrial revolution, driven by digital transformation, will not leave africa behind, said kenyan president uhuru kenyatta on kenya citizentv, speaking at a university symposium on digital technology. But the coming digital revolution will transform the continent a look at the technologies, trends and people driving it two kenyan digital activists behind. Cyber crooks hijack kenya's coveted digital revolution nairobi - the demand for qualified cyber security experts outstripping availability and existing gaps in current cyber security laws are among factors kenya's acclaimed position as a continental leader more.
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Kenya has been ground zero for this digital financial revolution in 2007, the nation's dominant cellular provider, safaricom, launched m-pesa m-pesa allowed users to send and receive digital payments anywhere in the country as simply as they send a text message. A technology revolution in kenya's schools the tablets offer local digital content to engage the pupils [elimu] when parents in the kenyan capital, nairobi, found out that two schools in the. The opportunities of the digital revolution in africa are mind-boggling - and a true chance for young people to advance quickly that is the view of leonard stiegeler, general manager (gm) of ringier africa, which runs a variety of businesses in different spaces across the continent.