Kenya

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Irrational capital

Irrational capital understands that bookkeeping, governance, streamlined daily operations et cetera can be paid for and that the ‘soft issues’ account for a lot more than credit for them is given and should be where the focus is.

Kenya's music artists have to face the music

Kenyan music artists seem to be making everything but money. During August 2019, the Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) disbursed royalties to music artists and each received a paltry $25.03 only.

Kenya’s proposed new digital tax targets Big Tech

Kenya's government is looking to introduce a tax for companies such as Google, Facebook, Netflix and more for all the income they generate in the country. However, already Google has stated that Kenya risks evoking trade wars.

Google clamps down on predatory personal loan apps

Google has published new guidelines for personal loan apps that want to be available via its Play Store. Among some of the notable terms is that apps that require full repayment within 60 days or less will be banned.

African universities must teach scientists entrepreneurship

African universities need to teach their budding scientists about entrepreneurship. They can design courses to help bridge the gap between pure science and commercial research and development.

How social media can be used to influence elections

Cambridge Analytica played an underhand and secretive role in elections around the world. From the USA's presidential elections, the UK's Brexit referendum, to even the Kenyan general elections. Social media can easily be used to influence elections.

Opportunities still exist in Kenya's FinTech ecosystem

No one in Kenya's FinTech supply chain and ecosystem has quite figured out how to remove or mitigate all points of resistance, which means that there is still room for others to come in and create different flavours of value that will resonate with consumers.