Draft Kenya Film Bill Proposes Establishment of Film Commission and Academy

In December 2020, the state published the Kenya Film Bill, 2020 for public review and participation. Usually, the draft...

Deezer Slashes Premium Plan Prices by 40% in Kenya

Deezer, the French music streaming service that is quite popular in urban Kenya has slashed its prices, which is good news for...

Kenya Led Other African Countries in Startup Investment in 2020

Kenya is known for its vibrant startup hubs and reports show that investors are very interested in ideas in this country.
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Honor Reportedly Working on New Smartphone Lineup Running Google Services

Looks like the grass is going green for Honor after Huawei sold the sub-brand for reportedly $15 billion to a Chinese consortium...

Twitter: Tips To Protect Your Privacy and Help You Stay Secure

It's 2021. A new decade. A new year. Protecting your social media accounts is becoming just as important as securing your online shopping and...
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TECNO Spark 6 Go Now Available in Kenya

TECNO has finally launched the TECNO Spark 6 Go to the Kenyan market that was announced last year.

Internet Access Restored in Uganda After 100 Hours in the Dark

Internet access in Uganda has been apparently restored after it was blocked before the country underwent a general election last week on...

Instagram to Soon Let Users Unhide Like Counts on Their Posts

In July 2019, Instagram began testing removing like counts on users posts after announcing it at their  Facebook’s annual developer conference with a...
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Facebook: Tips To Protect Your Privacy and Help You Stay Secure

Facebook has a lot of data on you and it's imperative that all that personal information stays private and secure. So here's a handy...

WhatsApp Delays Service Terms After Outrage

WhatsApp has today announced that they will give more time for their recent service terms update that caused an uproar on social...

CS Mucheru Names Taskforce to Develop The Data Protection General Regulations

The Data Protection Act, 2019, was signed into law back in 2019. It presented a series of features and requirements, one of...

Signal: Tips To Protect Your Privacy and Help You Stay Secure

Signal has gotten a lot of attention recently as consumers switch from WhatsApp to other messaging apps that put their privacy and...

Getting Too Many Emails? Here’s How to Get Your Inbox in Order

Unsubscribe and delete Go to your inbox and find an email from a sender that you never open. Go to the search bar and type...

Xiaomi Responds to the Entity Ban Issued by the United States

Xiaomi has responded to the entity ban that was issued by the United States government against it earlier today.

Data Commissioner Issues Draft Guidelines on Processing Personal Data During the Pandemic

The office of the Data Protection Commissioner, alongside the COVID-19 ICT Advisory Committee has published a draft Guidance Note on Personal Data...

Xiaomi Joins Huawei in US Ban, Find Out What This Means

The US has been looking into Chinese tech companies with a fine-tooth comb, and how they play a role in its home...

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Pre-Orders in Kenya to Begin Next Week

The eagerly awaited Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones have finally been unveiled at today's virtual Galaxy Unpacked event dubbed Epic Everyday.
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Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Announced: 1080p Displays, No Charger Included

Samsung Galaxy S21 series has been announced today and it has a few surprises of its own that have been rumoured for...
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Fintech and CleanTech Take Lion’s Share of $2.4 Billion Invested in Africa in 2020

A massive $2.4 billion (KES 264 billion) was invested in African startups in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic that threatened the global...

Telegram Now Has More Than 500 Million Users

With people migrating from WhatsApp thanks to the updated privacy policy, rival messaging apps like Telegram and Signal are seeing a lot...
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Kenyans Spent 60% More on Computers in 2020 Due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic completely changed how we do business and one of the consequences is that it made working from home an...

CBK Publishes Draft National Payment System Strategy for Public Participation

The Central Bank of Kenya, CBK, has revealed that it has been working on the National Payments System (NPS) Vision Strategy.

Showmax’s Latest Original Series is a Kenyan Police Procedural Featuring Sarah Hassan

Video-on-demand platform Showmax has been on a path to make its services as robust and attractive to as many people as possible.

Uganda Regulator Orders Social Media Shutdown Ahead of Election

The Ugandan communications regulator has beenr eported to have ordered a social media shutdown days before their general election.

realme to Release More Smartphones in the Kenyan Market in 2021

realme, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has announced today that they are planning more product releases in Kenya in 2021.
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Tips to Stay Secure and Private on Your Android Smartphone

New year. New phone. Old phone. It's imperative to take your privacy and security seriously whatever end of the spectrum you find...
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Vivo Devices Set to Get Updated to Android 11-Based FuntouchOS 11 in Kenya

Vivo takes a lot of pride in being first in terms of smartphone innovation with regards to hardware. vivo...
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Facebook Shuts Down Accounts of Top Uganda Officials Ahead of Election

Facebook has said that they have shut down a slew of accounts belonging to Ugandan officials that have been accused to manipulate...

Bill Seeks to Make Companies Virtual AGMs Law

The State seeks to amend the law that will allow public firms to have the option to hold virtual annual general meetings...

KeNIC Acknowledges .ke Connectivity Problems, Promises Fix

Today, a number of people have complained about connectivity problems relating to .co.ke domains which has been confirmed by KeNIC (Kenya Network...
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Donald Trump Deplatformed: All the Social Media Networks and Websites That Have Banned/Restricted Him So Far

There was a lot going on this past week but the complete chaos was when the US Capitol was sieged by insurrectionist...

Here’s Why You Should Strictly Download Apps from the Google Play Store

Malware-ridden apps are everywhere and all of them are bad. You can get them from apps downloaded from the Google Play Store or if...

Cellulant CEO Ken Njoroge to Exit Payments Firm in 2021

Kenya-based payment firm Cellulant has been running its operations for nearly two decades now. Over its existence, the company...
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Telegram Messenger Founder Claims Facebook Used Bots to Discredit It

Telegram Messenger founder, Pavel Durov has made claims that are bots being used to discredit his popular messaging app on Wikipedia.
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Kenya Will Have Digital Verification of COVID-19 Certificates at Border Points

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives completely and one of the requirements is having a certificate to show that you're negative...