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Safaricom connects farmers to agro businesses Web service transforms Kenya smallholder farming

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NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of Kenyan farmers have signed up for a web based service Safaricom, the mobile operator, has launched to link the farmers to agricultural processing businesses.Connected Farmer is a partnership between Safaricom and Mezzanine Ware, a company that specializes in developing mobile enabled solutions for businesses.The launch follows a six month […]

Summit earmarks ICT role in ending poverty

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From GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE private and public sectors are prioritising technology and digitisation as an essential driver to accelerate progress on the National Development Plan (NDP).In the process, the stakeholders are enhancing socioeconomic transformation and empowering ordinary South Africans through connectivity and shared knowledge.This has been the prevailing theme at the […]

Kenya, US hold dialogue against cyber crime

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya,NAIROBI,(CAJ News)- KENYA and the United States have initiated discussions on cybercrime in a world that is undergoing a rapid digital transformation. The discussions are held under the US-Kenya Cyber and Digital Economy Dialogue in the East African country’s capital Nairobi.Christopher Painter, the Secretary’s Coordinator for Cyber Issues, and Julie […]

Innovation key in tacking population boom pressures

Pedro Guerreiro Managing Director SAP West Africa

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA, Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy, must capitalise on innovation opportunities presented by the internet of things (IoT) to enhance service delivery to its burgeoning population. This is according to experts as many forward-thinking cities around the world, including in Africa, are taking […]

SAP marathon sponsorship promotes health awareness

Gilbert Saggia SAP Managing Director for East Africa

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE upcoming 18th Tusk’s annual Lewa Safaricom Marathon has received a timely boost after SAP East Africa, the enterprise application software company, announced its sponsorship of and participation. The prominent race is scheduled for the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy on Saturday. The marathon gives runners from around the world […]

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