Google trails Microsoft, Visa to set up innovation centre in Nairobi

The Google product development centre in Nairobi has been launched weeks after Visa set up its first innovation centre in Africa

Visa’s innovation studio is the first in Africa and the sixth globally

Africa and Europe will soon be linked by the Equiano subsea cable that will run from South Africa

Africa still has the lowest digital economy value chain because mobile and fixed internet are so expensive that half of the population is cut off from the internet.

Google has teamed up with Safaricom on a device financing plan.

Airtel, MTN and Vodacom will help millions of first-time smartphone users get quality, affordable Android smartphones through the company’s new partner initiative.