× Business BUSINESS MOTORING SHIPPING & LOGISTICS DR PESA FINANCIAL STANDARD Digital News Videos Health & Science Lifestyle Opinion Education Columnists Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Fact Check Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×

Kenyan startup Taz Technologies eyes regional expansion

NEWS
By Frankline Sunday | September 10th 2021
Dan Kagwe, the Postmaster General and CEO of PCK (left) and Mr. Twahir Mohamed, CEO & Founder of Taz Technologies bump fists after the signing a partnership agreement. [Courtesy]

Kenyan startup Taz Technologies, the firm behind digital mail service M-Post, has announced expansion plans to four African countries.

The firm said it hopes to launch services in South Africa, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda as it looks to tap into the growing regional e-commerce market.  

Chief Executive Twahir Mohamed said the firm is in the final stages of completing agreements with several postal corporations in the region with plans to launch by the end of this year.   

“We have already closed an agreement with Uganda, and we are currently in talks with the South African Post Office, with the potential of having an agreement by the end of the year,” said Mr Mohamed. “We are also in the final stages of our deliberations with Rwanda and Burundi.” He was speaking during an event organised by the International Trade Centre, a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation that sought to explore opportunities for local firms under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area. M-Post allows users to receive letters and parcels from their nearest post office using their mobile numbers as addresses.

Share this story
Mwananchi Credit feted for new loan product
Mwananchi Credit has been awarded for being the best land title-based financier at the fourth annual Real Estate Excellence Awards in Nairobi.
Covid-19 hit cuts transport sector growth by 8 per cent
The transport sector fell 7.8 per cent last year, according to new data that shows the full impact of Covid-19 on the local industry.
.
RECOMMENDED NEWS
Feedback