Kenyan banks are closing in on what they think will be the perfect M-Pesa disruptor

Early next year, Kenyan banks are expected to unveil a digital and mobile money transfer platform to rival M-Pesa’s longstanding dominance as the scramble for cashless payments intensifies. The plan started about four years ago when banks, in a rare display of unity, discussed establishing a system that would allow mobile phone subscribers to send More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Africa Islamic Finance Forum 2016

The Africa Islamic Finance Forum 2016 held in Abidjan (17,18 & 19th October 16)-adds topi lyambila – provided an unparalleled platform for networking opportunities as well as the center stage to More...

By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Curtain Falls on 2016 BMW Berlin-Marathon

In all the marathons I have covered since 2005, the 2016 Berlin marathon goes down as one of the most predictably unpredictable! (writes topi Lyambila in Berlin) It was dubbed a 2-horse race,  “there’s a keen More...

By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Kipsang Kool on Marathon Eve.

Berlin was tranquil on the eve of the BMW Berlin Marathon set for Sunday the 25th of September 2016. Typical of a calm before the storm; barely 12 hours on the World’s most decorated event of the World Majors. Sunday’s More...

By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Berlin Marathon Countdown – Kipsang Leads Pack

The top three in Sunday’s BMW Berlin Marathon As the countdown begins to the 2016 Event, (Topi Lyambila in Berlin writes) All eyes are on former marathon record holder Wilson Kipsang and Ethiopian track star More...

By admin On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Nobody is ever just a refugee”: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s

The Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie called on attendees of the United Nation’s World Humanitarian day last week to rethink the refugee crisis. “Nobody is ever just a refugee,” said the novelist and More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Military Honours Sumgong Marathon Win

  Kenya’s historic marathon winner at the Rio Olympics Jemima Sumgong was given a heroic welcome at Moi Air Base (MAB) where she works as an airman in the Kenya Airforce. (Adds topi Lyambila in Nairobi) The More...

By admin On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Kenyans Rule in Track & Field

IAAF Beijing WC 2015 – The War on Drugs in Sports is finally paying dividends! Kenya’s phenomenal success is a clear indication that without the cheaters, the real champions emerge. (by topi lyambila). More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

African insurers must innovate to attract digital consumers

Clinton Brown -SSP Business Dev.Manager Insurers who are able to innovate when it comes to the design and delivery of products and services will not only be fostering greater loyalty amongst their consumers, but More...

By admin On Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Women seek greater role in rebuilding the Central African Republic

By Zipporah Musau The current security and humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is dire—a reality that has prompted women of the CAR to make one urgent request to the international More...