LISTEN: Top in Business – Jack Ma Africa initiative, NSSF & M-Pesa, ‘Uber’ for farmers

March 4, 2019


NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 4  – Top business stories we covered today…..

National Social Security Fund Beneficiaries can now contribute directly into their NSSF accounts via M-Pesa after the retirement fund partnered with Safaricom’s M-Pesa in a move that will improve transparency and efficiency.


The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative has appointed three organisations from South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt to promote the Prize in their respective regions.

The Lake Region Economic Bloc has announced that the Bloc is now operational after six county assemblies passed the Bill following Nyamira and Busia counties passing the necessary legislation.


Nigerian Agri-tech startup Hello Tractor has joined forces with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation to expand services across Nigeria and Kenya.

For these and more stories listen to a round-up of local, regional and international business stories.



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