Kenya like many African countries and developing nations around the world has come a long way in the technology spectrum. Previously, they were on the consumption end of that spectrum, with developed countries being on the production end.
However, as much as developing countries are increasingly getting represented on the production end of the technology spectrum. Traditional vending platforms such as app store still does not make it possible for developers to publish their applications.
Well, Google Play Store has now opened its platform to developers from Kenya. That means developers in Kenya can now go ahead and open up a Google Merchant Account. While the platform has two types of accounts:
Google Developer Account
Google Merchant Account
Google Developer account has been accessible to Kenyan developers for some time now, but it is only now that Google has opened up the Google Merchant Account. For developers looking to monetize their app under the paid apps and in-app purchases category, they can only do so via the Google Merchant Account. The Google Developer Account only allows developers to publish free apps on the Play Store.
Kenya is one of the many …read more