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Malipo Circles is a mobile app and service that lets people, friends, families and investment clubs or ‘chamas’ as they are popularly known in Kenya easily lend, borrow, and fundraise money for a myriad of scenarios. I recently had an interview with the founder, Erick Oyugi, who shared with me

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It’s almost 11 years since Kenya and East Africa got connected to by the East African Marine System (TEAMS) submarine cable which set the stage for the transformation of the regional digital economy that we are currently experiencing. So much has changed since then that it’s hard to imagine that

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In July 2019, the Betting Control and Licensing Board (BCLB) took the unprecedented step of suspending the licenses of 27 sports betting companies operating in Kenya for being non-compliant with their tax payments to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). The BCLB also directed Safaricom, Telkom and Airtel to disable their

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