Hotpoint Appliances shifts to its US$10m state of the art headquarters

Hotpoint Appliances shifts to its US$10m state of the art headquarters

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KENYA – Hotpoint Appliances Ltd, a supplier of consumer electronics and entertainment products, has completed its move into their new Ksh1.1 billion (US$10m) offices block. According to Soko Directory, the new headquarters will also house the company’s East Africa headquarters, distribution center…

Little Cab launches WhatsApp bookings to increase its reservation options

Little Cab launches WhatsApp bookings to increase its reservation options

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KENYA – Little Cab, a local e-hailing taxi firm and a Safaricom-backed app, has introduced an online chat booking platform, thus increasing reservation options for customers amid growing competition in the local market. Through the platform, a user can hail a Little…

Agritech start-up Lentera to hold fundraising for expansion of solutions to farmers

Agritech start-up Lentera to hold fundraising for expansion of solutions to farmers

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KENYA – Lentera, a Kenyan Agri-tech startup, is raising a US$560,000 funding round to build out crop-specific versions of its climate smart solutions for African farmers. Lentera started as a soil health and crop nutrition company, formulating and manufacturing a range of…

StanChat reinforces support to women in technology with new partnership

StanChat reinforces support to women in technology with new partnership

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KENYA – Standard chartered has joined efforts with @iBizAfrica, a business incubator to support and guide women and their owned small enterprises through mentorship and funding even as the campaign to onboard more women into the workforce intensifies. The programme dubbed ‘Women…