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Paynet Group rebrands to Interswitch unveiling new corporate identity

Interswitch Group CEO Mitchell Elegbe (L) and Bernard Matthewman, Interswitch East Africa CEO (formerly Paynet Group CEO) toast to a new logo during the launch of Interswitch East Africa. Paynet Group which owns PesaPoint network is now Interswitch East Africa. [Photo: Kamau Ngunyi/ Wheels Media]

Interswitch, an integrated digital payments and commerce provider focused on Africa on Wednesday launched its brand new corporate identity in Kenya. This marks a new phase in Interswitch’s expansion across Africa and follows the completion of merger with leading East African e-payments provider Paynet Group. Effectively, Paynet Group – East Africa’s multi-institutional payments provider and owner of PesaPoint brand now ...

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Verve International launches in East Africa from Kenya

Verve International Chief Executive Officer Charles Ifedi (L). He said Verve’s commitment and drive is to always go the extra mile to satisfy its customers in Africa. [Photo: Kamau Ngunyi]

Verve International (‘Verve’), an African payment card brand, has announced its official entry into the Kenyan market. The launch in Nairobi included the announcement of a strategic partnership with Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) to expand card acceptance and payment services in six key East African markets. Verve, which is also the biggest payment card brand in Nigeria with more than ...

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Unilever ranked top employer in Kenya

CEO for East Africa Marc Engel. He says The ‘Winning with People’ agenda is fundamental to the success of our business strategy. [Photo: amref.org]

The Top Employer Institute, an international certification institute, has ranked Unilever as the number one employer in Kenya in 2015/16 for the third year in a row. The institute based in the Netherlands, benchmarks companies against global human resource best practices and its certification is recognized internationally. It certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create to ensure that employees ...

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Strathmore University becomes first in Africa with IBM MainFrame z technology

Strathmore-University-SAP-and-Kenyas-Ministry-of-ICT-Officials-pose-with-strathmores-faculty-of-IT-students.-The-University-is-enriching-the-program-to-train-latest-technologies. [Photo: ilabafrica.ac.ke]

IBM and Strathmore University’s Research Institute with a focus on ICT, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and business development @iLabAfrica have signed an agreement to expand their partnership into training for the IBM mainframe z technology. This agreement makes Strathmore the first university in Africa with the IBM mainframe z technology. IBM said it will install the technology infrastructure at @iLabAfrica and impart ...

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