Kenya Leads Africa in Biometric Fraud Attempts

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It has emerged that fintech services are becoming even more popular in Africa. This follows an assessment put together by Smile Identity, a firm that...

State of Mobile Money in Kenya in 2022: M-PESA, T-Kash and Airtel Money

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Mobile money penetration has grown steadily since last year when it stood at 68%. It now stands at 73.8% as of March 2022 according...
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How to Buy Kenya Power Tokens Without Transaction Charges

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UPDATE: Equity and KCB introduced charges when purchasing Kenya Power Kenya tokens via their platforms. We have amended the story to reflect those changes....

Pass-the-Cookie Attacks Used to Bypass Multi-Factor Authentication and Gain Access to Corporate Resources

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Sophos is seeing a growing number of attackers — including active adversaries — using stolen session, or authentication, cookies to bypass MFA and access...

State of 4G in Kenya in 2022: Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom, Equitel and Faiba

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Telcos globally, in the continent and in the country are switching to 5G. We've even seen 5G devices being launched in Kenya ranging from...
Ezra Chiloba, Director-General, Communication Authority of Kenya

How the Communications Authority Has Prepared Telcos for Elections Results Transmission

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The long-awaited General Elections are here (to be conducted tomorrow August 9, which is in line with the Kenya Constitution that says GE must...

Zuku Expands to More Areas Along Waiyaki Way, How It Compares to Safaricom Home...

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The majority of parts along Waiyaki all the way to Kikuyu and their environs are widely served by Safaricom Home Fibre. It has been...

African Manufacturers Must Remain Committed to Skills Development

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African manufacturers should think big about digital development. At the current, pace of economic and technological advancement, too many of Africa’s growing population of...

Tracking the Delayed Safaricom Commercial Launch in Ethiopia

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Safaricom Ethiopia has been official for an extended period, but entry to the country was not easy. Specifically, Safaricom, among its partners (Vodacom Group, Sumitomo...

Your Safaricom Virtual Visa Card Questions Answered: Paying for Netflix, Google One, and More

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The M-PESA GlobalPay Virtual Visa card has since gone live following days of teases. The product, which, as its name suggests, is a partnership...

Telegram Premium Arrives With Verification Badges, Faster Download Speeds At KES 700

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Telegram has revealed Telegram Premium, a paid version of the app with notable features in tow. We were apprised of this development a couple...

How Manufacturers Can Leverage Data to Drive Business Intelligence

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Data forms the backbone of any manufacturing enterprise. With continuous supply chain disruptions, the allure of data and Business Intelligence (BI) is the ability...

Demystifying ERPs In Manufacturing: A Case Study Of Synresins Ltd

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The growth in research and development, and technological advancements in industries like paint and coatings, constructions, and transportation, name them, which are heavy application...

See What MPs Said In Support Of The Controversial ICT Practitioners Law

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The passing of the ICT Practitioners Bill, 2020 has elicited a lot of controversies, and for multiple reasons. One of the primary concerns from...
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After Two Years In Development, M-PESA GlobalPay Virtual Visa Card Arrives for Kenyans

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Payments corporation VISA and telco Safaricom have finally announced the long-awaited, and extensively teased virtual card that will see Safaricom customers pay for products...

Kenya’s Progress On Digital Rights and Inclusion: How Badly Are We Doing?

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The Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2022, which was organized by Paradigm Initiative (PIN) and a host of country partners across 17 African countries...

Proposed Broadcasting Regulations Warn Broadcasters Of Unequal Coverage During Polls

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Legislators are deliberating on a proposed law named the Kenya Information and Communication (Broadcasting) Regulations, 2022. The draft, which has since been published for...

Complete Guide To Confirming SIM Details For Safaricom, Faiba, Telkom, and Airtel Kenya

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The SIM card registration exercise was supposed to end in Mid-April this year. However, following public outcry about the registration process, and the issues...

State of Safaricom 5G in 2022 As Telco Acquires 2600 MHz Spectrum

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Safaricom first announced it had started piloting 5G services in March 2021. A lot of time has passed since, and there is no word...
Sylvia Anampiu, MD MTN GlobalConnect

Sylvia Anampiu on MTN GlobalConnect’s Strategy in Kenya

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Introduction Towards the end of March 2022, we learned that MTN GlobalConnect had acquired MTN Business Kenya. The move was to see MTN GlobalConnect transform...

Netflix MoU, A First In Africa, Sees It Invest Millions For Kenya Creatives

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The Kenyan Ministry of ICT, Innovation & Youth Affairs, and video on demand firm Netflix have signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to...

A Perspective To The Rise Of SIM Card Re-registration

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The SIM card registration or re-registration exercise has been an issue among millions of Kenyans. It is a process that is not limited to...
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Top 5 Features of the Infinix Zero 5G

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Infinix Zero 5G is the company's first 5G smartphone in Kenya. 5G is picking pace in the country with more test zones being spread...

Inside Kenya Government’s Plan For Digital Infrastructure Growth In The Next Decade

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Introduction ICTs have quickly developed. Therefore, new knowledge and modernization have been designed to lead to the constant growth in the economic system and community,...

How Safaricom is Stopping Illegal SIM Card Registration

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As ICT regulator continues to encourage Kenyans to go re-register their SIM cards so that information can be updated in existing databases, carriers such...

Mobile Money Industry Processes Record $1 Trillion in 2021 

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The GSMA has released its annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’ which in part revealed that mobile money adoption and use saw continued growth in 2021, processing a record $1 trillion annually.

Safaricom Doubles Select Data Bundles for The Same Price

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The talk about Safaricom mobile data being exhausted fast or costing more than the competition has been discussed widely. To be honest, there is...
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Why You Should Request for The New Safaricom Home Fibre Dual Band Router

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I have been having internet issues with my Home Fibre connection for a long time now. I have also not shied away from airing...

How Safaricom Uses Cybersecurity, IoT and The Cloud to Empower Businesses

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Telco Safaricom is known across the world, but most of us are aware about a few of its products: carrier services (voice, SMS and...

Understanding Faraja, Safaricom’s Zero Percent Interest Credit Facility

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Safaricom has many credit products, many of which are offered by the telco in partnership with other lenders. The likes of M-Shwari and KCB...

Flagship Smartphone Choice: Xiaomi 12 Series or the iPhone 13 Series?

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The Xiaomi 12 Series global release has been made official, meaning users across the world, including Kenya, will be able to buy the devices....

Inside BasiGo’s Plans to Popularize Electric Mass Transit in Kenya

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Electric vehicles and the idea of sustainability are a big thing now, with leading economies across the globe already running programs that will see...
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Cashlet App And Its Mission To Empower 5 Million Kenyans To Digitally Invest and...

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Savings and investment platform Cashlet should be going live in the next couple of weeks. It is an interesting app that aims to push the...
ShareHub App

Sharehub App Is Changing the Way People Learn and Invest

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If you’ve watched Billions or Industry on HBO and wondered how do I become Axelrod – then wonder no more as there’s an app...

Safaricom Takes Another Shot At Music Streaming With BAZE Music At KES 200 Per...

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A couple of months ago, Safaricom launched BAZE. It is a video-on-demand platform, which the carrier said had been in development for more than...

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