2018 Year in Review: Smartphones We Loved!

A list of smartphones we loved this year, from high-end flagships to the budget kings.
KCB M-Pesa

Deep Dive into the Revamped KCB M-Pesa Facility

Digital mobile lending in Kenya is a space that is ever growing, whether the motivation is to push for financial inclusion or to simply...
Herdy App

Buying Meat the 21st Century Way, How Herdy Can it Be?

Buying meat is one of those things that don't need to be stressful. It should be as easy as walking into your favorite butchery,...

TECNO Camon 11 – 5 Things We Love (Video)

We made the video above highlighting the five things we love about the TECNO Camon 11. We agree that the device is not perfect...
Safaricom Zuri

Safaricom’s Zuri Bot Brings Customer Service to Messaging Apps

Ever since Kenyan brands started using social media to actively offer customer service, things have really improved. One no longer has to wait for...
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TECNO Camon 11 Selfie Camera – Here’s What to Expect

TECNO recently launched their latest camera-centric phones – the Camon 11 and the Camon 11 Pro. The TECNO Camon 11 selfie camera packs impressive...

How to Take Advantage of Airtel’s Free WhatsApp

The competition in the Kenyan telecom industry is getting heated up even with the implementation of the Finance Bill. With the focus now shifting...
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Kenyans Enjoy Faster Speeds on Mobile Than on WiFi

There are two popular ways people connect to the internet using their Internet ready devices: WiFi or mobile networks. The installed Wi-Fi could be...

How To Take Advantage of Safaricom’s Asante Data Sunday

Safaricom has a promotion dubbed Asante Data Sunday which is geared to refund their subscribers the mobile data they used this coming Friday and Saturday on...
Xiaomi Redmi 6

Xiaomi’s Black Friday Deals are Worth Checking Out

Xiaomi has been doing a terrific job in pushing its devices to the Kenyan market. Its official re-entry into the country a couple of...
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My Experience Using Airtel’s Amazing Data Bundles

With increasing data costs, most internet users have now become more cautious about how they spend their money especially concerning data bundles. Most telcos...

Kwese TV Exit Limits Alternatives to Multichoice’s DStv for Premium TV

  Most of you may have read that ECONET-owned Kwese TV, whose presence in the Kenyan market is a little over two years shut down...
Airtel Amazing Data Bundle

What You Can do With Airtel’s Amazing Data Bundles

Airtel's Amazing Data Bundles pack more value so that subscribers don’t have to pay more to connect with their friends and family or browse the internet.
Safaricom Home

With mySafaricom, Why Does Safaricom Home Fibre App Exist?

Safaricom has tens of products that can easily be accessed on its phone utility app, mySafaricom. The evolving nature of the app is perhaps...

What Next After Alpha? Kamal Bhattacharya Opens Up On Taking the Plunge

Kamal Bhattacharya, previously at IBM, iHub and most recently at Safaricom's Alpha is onto another job, a startup.
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Living with the Huawei Y9 (2019) – It’s Not Just About the Cameras

For over two weeks now, the phone that I have been carrying around in my pocket has been the Huawei Y9 (2019). By now,...

Celebrating Women in technolgoy Takes Center Stage of Upcoming African Women in Technology Conference...

Research shows that technology and an equivalent of related courses are considered to be a "males" forte, besides Kenya being ranked as one of...
MTN Software defined Network

MTN Business Kenya Launches Faster, Secure Software Defined Network for Enterprises

MTN Software Defined Network (MTN SD- WAN) is a software driven network that simplifies management and operation of WAN and increase applications visibility.

Bringing Convenience to Commuters; How BuuPass Does it Through APIs and Partnerships

Formerly known as Magic Bus, BuuPass has quickly grown into a startup making major strides, partly thanks to a $1 million cash prize they...
Telkom Kenya Plaza

Telkom Kenya Eyes 5 Million Subscribers as Mobile Money Slacks

Kenya’s ICT watchdog the Communications Authority (CA) released sector statistics for the fourth quarter of the financial year 2017/2018. As usual, the report highlights...
Sharon Holi - Head of Masoko

How Safaricom’s Masoko Plans to Grow E-commerce Penetration – Interview With Sharon Holi

The telco business in the Kenyan market has been a success story especially for market leader, Safaricom. The company has never shied away from...

Here is What Business Analytics Firm SAS Thinks of Kenya’s Data Protection Regulations

We caught up with David Cosgrave, who serves as the Pre-Sales Director of SAS in Africa. Mr. David was in a group of other...
Amer Atwi - Telkom Kenya

How Telkom Kenya is Innovating Around the Customer

Telkom Kenya's journey to a customer centric brand and the impact this has had on customer experience.
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So What if Your Brand is Caught up in a Social Media Crisis, What...

Social media disasters are the one thing both brand managers and companies wish to never deal with. But what do you do when they happen?
Android Apps

Top 5 Android Customisation Apps to Try out This Week

The beauty of Android is the customisation options it offers its users and making your phone stand out from the rest. Below we will...

Phones a Typical Kenyan Might Have Owned in the Past

Mobile phones have been used in Kenya for a relatively short time in comparison to the country’s age. Safaricom and the now called Airtel...
Roina Ochieng

From Hyped Evangelism to Skill Development – Growing Africa’s Tech Communities

  Over years we have witnessed the growth of tech communities across Africa, where these forums are filled with experts from various tech-related backgrounds. These...
Safaricom Data Limiter - BLAZE

Using Safaricom’s New Data Manager, Here’s What We Found Out

Just the other day, Safaricom's CEO, Bob Collymore announced that the company was working on a new data manager that would be an answer...
Isabella He - X-Mall Operations Manager

Infinix Steps Into the E-Commerce Market with the Launch of X-Mall

Infinix is a company that has not been shy to try out new things, the company has thrown itself in the wearables mud by...
CBA Loop

CBA Loop Revamps Payments Feature, Makes All Transaction Fees Transparent

It has been more than a month since CBA relaunched its Loop product. We highlighted the app’s new features in this introductory piece, but...

Mzizzi.com Aims to Root Out E-Commerce Hurdles for Small Businesses

E-commerce has taken over the way we shop, with companies such as Amazon and Jumia taking up the market in their respective regions. The...
Safaricom Home Fibre

How To Change Your Safaricom Home Fibre SSID and Password

If you are among the 48,000 homes to have the privilege of being connected to Safaricom's Home Fibre then this article is meant to...
Kathleen Siminyu

Machine Learning and Data Science Redefining the African Continent

With the continuous evolution of technology and new developments arising from the need to integrate technology to efficiently deliver an excellent digital consumer experience,...

World’s Top 10 Best Selling Mobile Phones of All Time

Ever since the first phone was made available to the public, we have seen companies take up the mobile phone market and flourish in...
Muthoni Wanyoike

The Future of Data Science and AI is Promising

Did you know machine learning is behind a vast of technologies that we use today? Including online search, Netflix recommendations, natural language processing and...