2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Technology

Zetech University’s first Master’s students graduate in auspicious ceremony 

The graduation theme was dubbed Igniting Minds and Revolutionizing Education Through AI. Evolving from humble beginnings, Zetech University officially emerged in 1999 when Mbiuki leased office space in Summit House, marking the establishment of Zetech...

Devfest 2023: Women digitalists explore tech, leadership opportunities

This groundbreaking event catalyzed the promotion of women in tech. The conference was jointly organized by the Women Google Developers and Women Techmakers Kisii. It welcomed over 100 women and men from diverse backgrounds and disciplines...
Uwe Kemmer. He is the Director, EMEA Field Engineering at Western Digital. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Climbing the Table: Data’s role in football

By Uwe Kemmer At the start of each season, football clubs aim to enhance short-term performance and improve year over year. Players are monitored on how far they run, their movement patterns, distances covered in...
Stakeholders during the launch of QR Code Standard by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) recently. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Secure payments as CBK launches QR Code Standard

Payments will be quicker, more efficient, and more collaborative. The system provides a standard for developing and generating a unified QR Code. A customer will be presented with an option to pay using QR at...
A section of the Forty Under 40 Africa awards winners pose for a photo after being awarded. The event was on March 25, 2023 at The Leonardo Hotel, South Africa. PHOTO/Xodus Communications.

South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya shine in Forty Under 40 Africa awards

This is a win for Scholar Media Africa, a symbol of the efforts, impactful and truthful stories we have done, and the voice of reason we are trying to inculcate through positive storytellingElijah Nyaanga,...
Aquacheck soil moisture probe device. PHOTO/Crop Nutrition Services Ltd.

Aquacheck, the new technology helping farmers save irrigation water amid drought

One year ago, James Nderitu, a farmer, would spend about KSh1300 as labor costs for irrigating his 5-acre farm where he grows vegetables. Nderitu says his farm would consume about 50,000 liters of irrigation water...
Lt. Col. (Rtd) Mathews Waria, Director Sentinel Protection Services Ltd giving a speech during Securexpo East Africa conference at Sarit Center, Nairobi, on March 7-9, 2023. PHOTO/Securexpo.

Security conference calls for cybercrime prevention

The recently concluded 5th Securexpo East Africa 2023 rooted for sustainability in the Cyber and Homeland Security and Fire and Safety industry in East Africa. The Montogomery Group organized the three-day event held at Sarit...
Professionals at Kuunda Construction Ltd offer top-notch services on diverse construction projects. PHOTO/Kuunda.

Collaborating for Success: Why involve professionals in construction projects

When embarking on any construction or engineering project, it's crucial to have a team of professionals with the expertise and skills needed to execute the project successfully. From architects and engineers to project managers...
Mariatu Kamara, Country Director and Representative for International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), addresses delegates during the AAE2023 at KICC, Nairobi. PHOTO/Courtesy.

AGRIBUSINESS: Kenya hosts 6th Africa Agri Expo, roots for sustainable agriculture

The 6th Africa Agri Expo (AAE2023), in partnership with Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, happened on February 8 and 9, 2023. It aimed at connecting Africa to the global agribusiness industry. Organized by the...
John Magiro (center), the founder and CEO of Magiro Power, chatting with staff. PHOTO/Courtesy.

How Magiro hydropower energy is changing lives

With an estimated 80% of all electric energy produced being geothermal, Kenya is the continent's top renewable energy generator.  Significant investments in geothermal, hydro, wind and solar sources come with this. Kenya's renewable energy When President William...