Technology

Growth of Online Shopping in Kenya

Online shopping in Kenya is on an upward trend due to its convenience and time-saving. Generally, online shopping, which is also known as e-commerce, is a method of trading goods and services via the internet. There are over 21 million online shoppers in Africa. A number that is even projected to continue it’s upward trend according …

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Kenya Introduces Digital E-Passports

Kenya’s immigration Department plans to abolish the current manual passports and start issuing electronic e-passports by 2019. There will be new passports that will have an electronic chip with all the information found in the old-model passport. All the passports will be registered by the International Civil Aviation Organization. 2 The e-passport will pave way …

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Lukenya University building with Hydraform interlocking Blocks

Lukenya University is constructing its buildings using the hydraform interlocking blocks, a technology that is less costly than the traditional building methods. In a bid to minimize its construction cost, Lukenya University has started constructing its new building with hydra interlocking blocks. Most African countries are embracing the hydra block technology for the purpose of …

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Largest warehouse in Kenya

Largest Warehouse in Kenya Under Construction in Tatu City

The construction of the largest warehouse in Kenya, a grade A logistics and distribution facility, is ongoing in Tatu City, Kiambu County. Once complete, the development by the African Logistics Properties (ALP) will help in meeting the increased demand for high-quality storage facilities for the numerous companies that are venturing into the country. Offering a …

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Opera Software Kenya Hub to Create over 100 Jobs

The Opera Software Company is set to open an office in Nairobi as Kenya continues to attract international technology companies. The browser software company, which is investing KSH 10.5 billion in Africa, hopes to employ about 100 people in its Kenyan office which will serve as the East African hub. 2 The Oslo- listed, Opera …

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Human Scent Baited, Solar Powered Mosquito Traps

Solar powered traps baited with human body odor may provide an effective method of trapping and killing the malaria causing mosquitoes. The solar-powered odor-baited mosquito trapping systems (SMoTS) have so far given positive results, and may provide an effective malaria intervention method. Even though people are now scared about the new Zika virus, malaria is …

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