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Connected Kenya 2018 Summit to Precede Blockchain Taskforce’s Technology Report

Earlier today, ICT Authority staged a breakfast meeting with the media that was graced by the institution’s Acting CEO Mr. John Sergon and the...
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Facebook Partners With Africa Check and AFP to Fact Check News in Kenya

Facebook today has announced that they are launching third party fact checking in Kenya to help assess the accuracy of news being disseminated in...
Kenya Wins Bid To Host International Open Data Conference in 2020

Kenya Wins Bid to Host the 6th International Open Data Conference in 2020

Kenya has won the bid to hold the bi-annual International Open Data Conference (IODC), which is the first time for an African country. This announcement...
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8 Major Features To Check Out in The New Windows 10 October Update

There is now a new Windows 10 update and it has followed a new trend of expecting a new major update on Windows 10...
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Microsoft Refreshes Surface Lineup, Matte Black Finish Steals the Show

Yesterday, Microsoft had their scheduled keynote address where we expected the refresh of some devices and interesting enough, we had a surprise announcement which...

KRA Starts Mobile Money and Bank Data Corroboration to Nab Tax Cheats

The other day, we learned that the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was planning to hone it tax-collecting practices by digging into mobile money data....
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Safaricom Moves to Secure Estates Through Fibre to the Home and Cloud Services

Safaricom has been working hard to expand its fibre to the home network, which is said to have now passed through 200,000 households. The...
Kenya HIgh Court Extends Suspension on Controversial Sections of Cybercrimes Law

Kenya High Court Extends Suspension on Controversial Sections of Cybercrimes Law

Today, the High Court has confirmed the continued suspension of the controversial 26 sections of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Act 2018 as reported...
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Elon Musk’s 420 Tweet Costs Him and Tesla $20 Million Each

Elon Musk hasn't been one to shy from controversy. The brainchild of Tesla has more than once been associated with more than one actions...

KRA Earmarks Mobile Money Transaction Data to Boost Tax Volume

The legal framework that governs the boundaries of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) in terms of how far it should stretch its taxing hand...
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Sweden Ends Curation on Twitter Account By Citizens After 7 Years

One of the best things about any form of social network is how people find interesting ways to use it. On Twitter, we have...
Telkom Kenya

Telkom’s T-Kash and M-PESA Integration to See Remarkable Cuts in Transaction Fees

Mobile money services have grown, and will most likely take an upward trajectory in coming days in Kenya. This development was conceptualized more than...
Telegram Messenger Leaking Calls

Telegram for Desktop Found To be ‘Leaking’ IP addresses During Calls

Security researcher, Dhiraj Mishra, found bug on Telegram for Windows and Telegram for Desktop which leaked user private and public IP addresses while making calls.

Inventor of The Web Fires Cannons Against Tech Giants While Instagram Founders Unfriend Mark Zuckerberg

Instagram's Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger unfriend Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Kevin and Mike called it quits on the photo-sharing platform which they founded in 2010 and...
Sheltertech Accelerator

ShelterTech Comes To Kenya: Up To $50,000 Investment for Companies Improving Housing

ShelterTech Accelerator program comes to Nairobi hosting Africa’s largest slum to support affordable housing solutions to improve living conditions for millions in Africa.

Hacker Threatens To Livestream Deleting Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page Soon

Hackers on the Internet are usually of two types: The dramatic ones that want clout and the world to know about their accomplishment and...
fintech

KBA to Explore Steps in Streamlining Fintech As a Disrupter in the Credit Market

The explosion of finetch products continues to take an upward trajectory as new services are launched every passing year. This development, which is marked...
eCitizen

Webmasters Demands Kes 1.5 Billion from State for E-citizen

A few years ago, the Government of Kenya launched a platform where citizens could log in and access critical services at the comfort of...
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Facebook Found to Be Using Info You Didn’t Give Them to Target You With Ads

Facebook makes its money from ads, we know that and that involves gathering data from its users and serving targeted ads to them.  It...
Sylvia Mulinge

Sylvia Mulinge Back at Safaricom as Director of Special Projects

Sylvia Mulinge has worked at Safaricom for quite a while leading to her departure from the company, while she was the Director of Consumer...
Jumia

At $1 Billion Valuation, Jumia is Ripe for The Perfect IPO Exit

Rocket Internet, the company that helped start Jumia back in 2012 is well-known for clowning US startups and launching them in emerging markets. This...
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6 Kenyans to Receive Facebook Millions for Community Leadership

Facebook announced the Community Leadership Program in February which was the company's project to empower 'leaders who are building communities around the world.' Since...

Facebook Officially Starts Dating, Instagram Pulls Out on Regramming, Twitter Leaked DMs and Alexa Clearly Has No Type

Facebook Dating begins testing in Colombia Facebook Dating which was announced in May began testing early last week in Colombia. The online dating product lives...
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Infinix Hot S3X Receives September Security Patch Goodies and Minor Fixes

Gone are the days when purchasing a budget device translated to being left out in the cold by OEMs because the price of such...

The 2018 Innovation Justice Conference Puts Focus On Efficient Access to Justice

One of the key concerns in the legal industry for the past few years has been whether technology is actively impacting the delivery of...
Finance Act 2018

BAKE Faults Computer Misuse Clauses Snuck in the Financial Act 2018

It appears that the Government of Kenya has reintroduced some sections of the Computer Misuse and Cyber Crime Act, (2018) that received backlash from...
CA Kenya

Airtel Kenya Switches Off 0.6 Million SIM Cards as CA Enforces Registration Audit Report

A week ago, Kenya’s ICT watchdog the Communications Authority released some numbers based on a study it had performed on registered SIM cards. The...
Taxify comfort announced in Nairobia

Taxify Declines to Adjust Fares to Reflect Increased Fees on Fuel

While most routes have seen an upward revision of bus fares owing to the 8% VAT on petroleum products, e-taxi app Taxify will not...
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core

The Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Wants to Be Your Budget-Friendly Smartphone

Samsung's first ever Android Go-powered smartphone has landed in Kenya. While the brand is known for its flagship series, budget Samsung devices have in...
Safaricom Home Fibre

Safaricom Home Fiber Users Get Optional Internet Plus Package Bundled With Mobile Data and More

Safaricom has been on a roll recently, releasing new products every other day in what the company terms as responding to their customers' needs....
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