Microsoft Kenya Replaces Kendi Ntwiga With New Country Manager

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Microsoft appoints Phyllis Migwi as the Kenya Country Manager. She replaces Kendi Ntwiga who left for Meta. Kendi is the Global Head of Misrepresentation for...

Microsoft Kenya Targets Recent Software Engineering Graduates in Renewed Hiring Spree

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Global tech companies have been on a path to hiring as many Kenyan software engineers as possible. One of them is Microsoft Kenya, which...

Egypt Bags Deal with HMD Global to Assemble Nokia Phones

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Some Nokia phones will now be assembled in Egypt. This follows a deal between HMD Global, which has since been trying to revive the once...
Bolt

Regulatory Changes in Tanzania Force Bolt to Switch to Corporate Clients Only

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Bolt is one of the leading e-taxi companies in Kenya. It also offers services in Tanzania, but that is about to change in the...

You Can Access Android 13 On OPPO Find X5 Pro Starting Today

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OPPO has revealed that it will be bringing ColorOS 13 to its devices starting today. The skin, which is based on Android 13, will...

Machakos University Ordered to Pay Former Student KES 0.7 Million for Using Her Images on Ads

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Students or former students can sue their education institutions for using their images for marketing purposes. This follows a case brought forth to the courts...
Signal vs Telegram vs WhatsApp

Signal, WhatsApp & Telegram: Why You Should Continue Using Encrypted Messaging Apps

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President-elect William Ruto in his meeting with Kenya Kwanza elected leaders said that Kenyans don't have to use WhatsApp or Signal as his administration...

Buy Now Pay Later Companies Record Increased Fraud Cases

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Online fraud attempts increased by 30% in the first half of 2022. This is according to Smile Identity, a pan-African identity verification provider that has...

New Crypto Coin HypaSwap Launched to take on Decentralized Lending and Borrowing

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The core aspects of the HypaSwap platform are Lending and Borrowing. HypaSwap aims to ensure hassle-free transactions and fair practice, making this coin as...

M-KOPA Now Lets Users Buy A Roam Electric Motorcycle On Loan

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Less than one month ago, electric vehicle firm Roam, formerly known as Opibus revealed the availability of its electric motorbike named Roam Air. The motorcycle...

Android 13 Officially Launched: Here’s When It’s Coming To Your Phone

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After months in the beta stage, Android 13 is coming out today. It's an early launch as it was expected to go live next...

William Ruto Wins Presidential Election: Best and Hilarious Reactions

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Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission this evening declared William Samoei Ruto as the winner of Kenya’s presidential election that took place last week. The former deputy...

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...

Road To Android 13: The Progress So Far

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Android 13 launch date is slated for next month. Android 13 developer previews started rolling out in February and beta releases followed in April...
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4, Z Fold 4, Watch 5 Series and Buds 2 Pro Officially Announced

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At today's Unpacked event, Samsung unveiled new devices in its foldable, flippable and wearable lineup. The giant tech company has updated it devices...
Ezra Chiloba, Director-General, Communication Authority of Kenya

Communications Authority Designates 100 As Uniform Customer Care Number for All Telcos

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Kenya’s ICT regulator the Communications Authority has published Customer Protection Guidelines and Customer Care Standards, which will compel telcos to do more in terms...

WhatsApp Makes It Easier to Exit Groups Without Notifying Anyone

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There is no chat app that beats WhatsApp in terms of numbers. This has been the case for more than a decade, and even...

Fintech Firm Virtual Pay Receives Payments Services License from CBK

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Payments firm Virtual Pay International Limited has announced that it has received a Payment Service Provider (PSP) to carry out Payment Gateway Services from the CBK. This...
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...

TECNO Camon 19 Pro vs OPPO A96 vs Samsung Galaxy A33 5G: Race of the Midrangers

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TECNO unveiled the Camon 19 series in late June this year and we have used both of them extensively since then. The new phones include a Camon 19, Camon 19 Pro and Camon...

Copia Opens Manufacturing Facility in Kenya to Produce Copia-branded Rice and Sugar

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E-commerce platform Copia has been serving the Kenyan market for an extended period. Its business model is based on the idea that low-income businesses...

KCB Bank’s New Promotion Will Offer Customers, Merchants Up to KES 10K in Cash Rewards

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Lender KCB Bank has launched a loyalty rewards campaign that will see it appreciate its customers, merchants, and agents. The campaign is named Simba Rewards...

Nigeria’s Verification Firm Youverify Reveals Support Program for African Startups

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Lagos and San Francisco-based identity verification company Youverify has announced a special program for African startups “The YV startup program.” The firm helps African banks...

Disputed Mobile Termination Rates Case Settled to KES 0.58

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Before 2022 started,  the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) announced plans to cut call termination rates, also referred to as mobile termination rates (MTRs)...
TECNO Camon 19 Pro Full Review

TECNO Camon 19 Pro Review: Performance and Style

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TECNO unveiled the Camon 19 series in late June this year and we have used both of them extensively since then. The new phones include a Camon 19, Camon 19 Pro and Camon...

Copyright Board Issues Warning to Corporates About Meme Reproduction

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Memes are some of the most entertaining products of the social media craze. We use them for multiple reasons, but they are primarily put...

After 2017’s WannaCry Attacks, Ransomware is Still the Number One Online Threat

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A new report has revealed that cyberattacks are becoming firmly entrenched as a state-level weapon, including the new ransomware method of ‘Country Extortion’ and...

Device Trade-in Programs Pick Pace as Infinix Joins Badili

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Phone makers, carrier outlets, and retail stores have been known to offer smartphone trade-in services. However, these are services that have, for a long...

Tech4Dev Picks 68 Kenya Women to Class of 2023 Women Techsters Fellowship 

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A total of 68 women from Kenya have been admitted to the class of 2023 of the Women Techsters Fellowship, Technology for Social Change...

TECNO Camon 19 Full Review: Value-Packed Performer

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TECNO unveiled the Camon 19 series in late June this year and we have used both of them extensively since then. The new phones...

African Startups Have Received $1.7 Billion So Far in 2022

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Every other day, a startup receives money from investors. Africa, for instance, is one of the hottest markets for such ventures, but how have...

Asia, and Not Africa, Lead in Internet Shutdowns

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Asia is the most censorship-intensive region worldwide, a study has revealed. So far, internet restriction cases have decreased by 14% worldwide in the first...

Kenya’s FaidiHR Raises an Undisclosed Amount of Funds, Plans to Integrate Mobile Loans in Payroll

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Payroll services startup FaidiHR has announced that it has received funding from SprintX, a US-based Venture Capitalist (VC) for early-stage startups. The funds have also...

DStv Adds KES 500 on Top of its Premium Package

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There are many TV subscription services in Kenya, but none has really matched the offerings of MultiChoice’s DStv service. The service, which beams its...

This Nifty Web Tool Helps You Find Out Who You Can Vote For

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Kenyans will be voting for their next leaders a week from today. The exercise, which is conducted after every five years, will see more than...