Oxygen8 and Kenya Orient Insurance Team Up to Tackle Mobile Phone Device Loss

Oxygen8 Group, in partnership with Kenya Orient Insurance Limited, is delighted to announce the launch of Orient Mobile, a stand-alone mobile phone insurance that is the first of its kind in Kenya.

The cover will significantly reduce the potential trouble caused by a lost or stolen mobile device, simply by preparing users for the situation. Orient Mobile is a stand-alone mobile phone insurance product, unbundled from the domestic cover, providing affordability and is open to all data-enabled phones. The solution is aimed at significantly reducing the potential trouble caused by a lost or stolen mobile device, through providing compensation for the cost of repairing or replacing the phone. Read more

East Africa CEO Discusses Social Impact of Mobile with ChangeCorp

Brian Waluchio, CEO of Oxygen8 East Africa, took part in the first of a series of webinars set up by mobile learning content solutions company, ChangeCorp on September 12th. The purpose of the webinars is to address discussions that surfaced at the “Changing Lives Through Mobile” conference, which took place on June 21st at the United Nations in New York. Read more

East Africa CEO Outlines Groups Plans in Communications Africa



Brian Waluchio, CEO of Oxygen East Africa was interviewed recently by Zimkhitha of Communications Africa, and the interview has been featured in the latest issue. Oxygen8′s plan to go global with the rollout of Bridge, the mobile money transfer hub, is outlined in the piece. Read more

PEI YouDECIDE roundtable: Mobile Education in Africa


Earlier this week I got to take part in a fantastic roundtable session that looked at the future of education in Africa and how technology, particularly mobile could help to drive educational development in the region.

Taking place at the House of Lords, and chaired by the excellent and vastly knowledgeable Lord Paul Boateng, the panel consisted of a range of highly experienced and influential people from organisations such as UNESCO and the CTO.

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