Microsoft ADC to Amend JKUAT Computer Science Curriculum to Meet Market Demands

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Computer skills, mainly programming have become attractive and highly lucrative in the world we are living in now. Global tech corporations and many other...
Samsung Galaxy S23 Series Launch Kenya

Samsung Galaxy S23 Series Officially Launched in Kenya

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Samsung has announced its new slate of devices in the Galaxy S23 series - the S23, the S23 Plus and the S23 Ultra. Samsung...

Kenya’s DigiCow, Others Pick $1.5m Heifer International Agritech Prize

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Kenya’s DigiCow, ThriveAgric from Nigeria, and Brastorne of Botswana have been crowned the winners of the AYuTe Africa Challenge held by Heifer International. The...

40 Percent Digitization and A Look at Kenyan Businesses During the Pandemic

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A study done by e-commerce platform Glovo has shown that retailers and restaurants in Kenya are facing major difficulties due to the cost-of-living crisis,...
Cabinet Secretary for ICT & Digital Economy, Eliud Owalo during the Investors Conference in Konza Technopolis

ICT CS Owalo: Government Hasn’t Given Up on Konza Technopolis Investors

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The Cabinet Secretary for Information, Communication, and the Digital Economy in Kenya, Eliud Owalo has assured investors of Konza Technopolis that the government is...

Zizwe Awuor Vundla Appointed Safaricom Director of Brand and Marketing

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Zizwe Awuor Vundla has been appointed as the Director of Brand and Marketing at Safaricom, effective February 1st, 2023. Reporting to CEO Peter Ndegwa,...

Safaricom Picks Boniface Mungania as Director of Public Sector Digital Transformation

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Boniface Mungania has been named as the Director of Public Sector Digital Transformation for Safaricom, effective April 1st, 2023. Boniface will be reporting to CEO...

Safaricom Taps KCB Exec as New Chief Financial Services Officer

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Safaricom is making some key changes to its management, and today’s development is the arrival of Esther Masese Waititu, who has been appointed as...

The State of Gaming and E-sport Space in Africa

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According to a recent Gamers Industry Africa report, South Africa has the highest saturation of gamers across Africa, with 24 million people (almost half...

Mawingu Raises KES 1.12 Billion to Expand Fixed Internet Access to 25 Kenya Counties

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Mawingu, the internet service provider that initially served customers in the Mt. Kenya region, has announced an expansion to 25 counties following securing Series...
Samsung Galaxy S22 Review

Samsung Galaxy S22 Long-term Review: Still a Winner

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Samsung launched the Galaxy S22 series in early February last year which included the vanilla S22, the S22 Plus and the S22 Ultra. The...

Paypal to Fire 7 Percent of its Staff Due to Slowing E-commerce Trends

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Global online payments corporation PayPal announced it will be reducing its workforce by 7%. This will see approximately 2,000 people lose their jobs. The...

Google Invites African Women Tech Founders for Inaugural Training Program

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Google has invited applications for the inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator: Women Founders Africa Program. The program aims to empower women founders on the...

Realme GT Neo 3 Review: Smartphone Photography Master

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We've reviewed Realme's lineup of smartphones from the budget C series like the C33, C30S, C35, and C25Y, to the midrange Realme 9 series...

Kenya Government to Issue Digital Birth and Death Certificates from March 2023

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Kenyans will now be able to digitally access birth and death certificates from March 1, 2023. This follows a statement made by Immigration and Citizen...

Samsung Picks Director Charlie Kaufman to Highlight the Experience of Galaxy Camera

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New and shiny Galaxy S devices by Samsung will be launching tomorrow. They will hit their 14th iteration in the name of the Galaxy...

94 Million Nigeria Nationals Pick Digital IDs

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Digital identity verification provider Smile Identity has revealed 2022 Know Your Customer findings. The publication reportedly uses data from 50 million KYC checks across...
Loan Apps Kenya

List of 22 Licensed Loan Apps in Kenya, Including Tala, M-KOPA

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We have since discussed the state of digital lenders in Kenya, and how the CBK, among other regulators, have been trying to bring some...

Shadrack Kiprotich Crowned Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional

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Shadrack Kiprotich is the 2022 recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for actively sharing his expertise with other technology professionals. With just over...
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Former ICT CS Joe Mucheru Lands New Job as President for Fintech Firm

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South African fintech firm JUMO has picked former ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru as its new President to accelerate its expansion in Africa. Valued at...

With New Board Chair Adil Khawaja, Safaricom Fully Replaces Bob Collymore’s Team

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Lawyer Adil Khawaja has had an excellent working experience in Kenya’s leading companies. Adil, who has since been appointed as telco Safaricom’s Board Chair, has...
TECNO Phantom X2 Pro and TECNO Phantom X2 BACK

TECNO Phantom X2 and X2 Pro Review: Rise to Flagship Killer Status

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TECNO launched the Phantom X2 series in the country early last week after its global launch last month. This is their second attempt at...

India Has An Android Mobile OS Replacement

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India has announced a new mobile operating system called BharOS that has been created at an engineering university over there. BharOS, which stands for Bharat...

Madaraka Express Discontinues Cash Payments for Train Tickets

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The Madaraka Express is a passenger train service that connects the capital city, Nairobi, to the coastal city of Mombasa. The train service was officially...

Exclusive: E-commerce Platform Copia Fires 50 Employees

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E-commerce platform Copia, which targets low-income households has reportedly fired about 50 people from its workforce. According to people privy to the matter, the company...

WhatsApp Unveils Native macOS App with Support for Apple Silicon

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WhatsApp has made available a beta version of its native macOS app that is compatible with Apple Silicon. Mac users with Apple's own chip...

Pesapal Launches Automated Payment Solution for Petrol Stations

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Pesapal has introduced a new Forecourt Management Solution in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, which is the first solution specifically designed for Africa that offers...
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Why Users Are Unable to Access Microsoft Services Right Now

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Various Microsoft services such as Teams, Outlook, Microsoft 365, OneDrive for Business, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Graph, and Azure are currently experiencing downtime. Microsoft's...
Loan Apps Kenya

Tough Digital Lending Laws Force Debt Collection Agencies Out of Business

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This week, we extensively discussed the state of digital lending apps in Kenya, and the consensus is that the companies behind online loan apps...

Kenyans Invited to Comment on the Framework For Emerging Technologies Regulatory Sandbox

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The Communications Authority of Kenya has published a draft of the Framework For Emerging Technologies Regulatory Sandbox, and it wants public input in terms...

Amazon Boosts Stripe Partnership with Deeper Payments Integration in Its Services

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Amazon and Stripe have announced that they have entered into an agreement on a global scale, under which Amazon will expand its use of...

100K Duka Owners to Get BRITAM Digital Insurance in New mTek Deal

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Digital insurance platform mTek has partnered with digital informal retail aggregator Kyosk.app and Fin, a focused fintech platform, to provide insurance coverage to over...

High Court Gives M-PESA, Banks Go Ahead to Re-introduce Transfer Fees

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The High Court in Kenya has decided against continuing a previous order that prevented banks and mobile money providers from imposing fees for money...
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Finally, WhatsApp Could Soon Allow Users to Send Photos at Full Quality

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Seems like Meta is trying to hold the hooks on every panel ends! After the recent Instagram update, it's now WhatsApps' time to juggle...

Facebook is the Most Hated Social Media Platform by Autocratic Governments

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According to Surfshark's annual report on internet censorship, in 2022, 4.2 billion people were affected by internet censorship worldwide. Asia accounted for nearly half...