M-PESA to Be Separated from Safaricom by January 2023

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The Safaricom split story has always been a hot discussion topic among lawmakers, and other people with vested interests in the matter. The story,...
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OPPO’s Premium Midrange Phone Gets Its Biggest Update in Kenya

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OPPO's premium midrange smartphone, the OPPO Reno7 5G has gotten its biggest update in Kenya. The phone was launched in April this year together...

Phone Maker itel Donates a Bunch of Educational Materials to Meru Primary School

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Phone maker itel has donated 30 bookshelves, 1000 textbooks, 20 whiteboards, and educational materials such as stationaries and school bags. Additional donations include tablets, notebooks,...

TikTok Now Popularity Soars in Kenya, Beats Its Rival BeReal

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With users detesting Instagram's algorithm and design changes, they are now switching to platforms like BeReal that's becoming more popular with Gen Z. The...
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Instagram Working On Nudity Protection Feature

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Getting unsolicited nude content on your DMs is the worst part of Instagram and the company is now working to fix that. Instagram is...

There is No Way to Deactivate Safaricom Reverse Calls

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Safaricom introduced reverse calls back in 2019. The service was launched to complement ‘Please Call Me’ which has been in use since 2005, as...

Google Schedules Second ‘for Africa’ Event in October

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Google has scheduled the second virtual Google for Africa event for 2022, which will be held on October 5. The show follows a similar one...

MTN South Africa Beats Safaricom to Record Fastest Mobile Internet Speeds on The Continent

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Mobile internet speeds are always a hot topic for discussion among consumers. Fast speeds are always better, but that always comes at a cost, because...

TECNO’s 5G Phone Brings Android 13 Ahead of the Pack

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Earlier this year, Google announced that TECNO was one of the partners to join the Android 13 Beta program. Not a small fete, because...

Why TALA Has Not Been Licensed by CBK

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Shortly after licensing only 10 digital credit providers, the Central Bank of Kenya has frozen all unlicensed digital lenders. The licensed lenders include: Sokohela LimitedSevi...
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CBK Freezes All Online Lenders Without Operating Licenses

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Two things have happened today: the CBK has announced that only 10 digital lenders have been licensed to run their operations in Kenya. Secondly,...
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CBK Approves Only 10 Digital Lenders, Here Are Their Names

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Back in 2021, CBK Amendment Bill, 2021 was signed into law by the former President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta. This meant that online lenders would...

Safaricom’s Easy Talk Bundles Gives You Hundreds of Minutes from KES 500

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Today, Safaricom has updated its MySafaricom App with a couple of new features. The utility app, which is one of Kenya’s most downloaded apps alongside...

Phantom X2 To Launch in Kenya Later This Year

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TECNO is preparing to bring their flagship phone to the country - the Phantom X2. This is the successor to the original Phantom X...

Spotify Testing New Interface for Its Now Playing Feature

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Spotify is rearranging its app in a new interface redesign. The streaming giant is testing a new interface for its Now Playing interface. In...
TECNO Spark 9 Pro on the left and TECNO Camon 19 on the right

EXCLUSIVE: TECNO Spark 9 Pro Limited Edition Set for Kenyan Launch

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TECNO is planning to launch a limited edition of the Spark 9 Pro in the country very soon. The Spark 9 series was launched...

Facebook Scales Back Experimental Team To Focus on This Feature

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Meta is shrinking Facebook’s New Product Experimentation division as its tries to focus on its rival. The experimental team was set up in late...

Samsung Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro Arrive in Kenya at Hefty Prices

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Samsung Kenya has brought the Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro to the country. The smartwatches were announced during the August Unpacked event that also...

Adobe Set to Acquire Figma for $20 billion

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Recently, you might have heard that full-stack developer title now includes graphic design. If you didn't get the joke, they were referring to Figma...
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Twitter to Roll Out This Feature to More People Starting Next Week

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Twitter's most anticipated feature will be available to more people starting next week. You'll now be able to remove typos by editing your tweets. The...

Retail Industry Second Most Targeted Industry by Ransomware in 2021

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Cybersecurity firm Sophos has revealed that retail had the second highest rate of ransomware attacks last year of all sectors surveyed after the media,...

E-insurance Startup Turaco Bags KES 1.2 Billion in Series A Drive

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E-insurance firm Turaco has netted $10 million in a Series A equity round led by AfricInvest, via the Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund, and existing...

Startups Have So Far Laid Off Nearly 77,000 Employees in 2022

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Startups have been having a rough time in 2022, and according to reports, the current trends are not going away soon. It is also...

Showmax Brings BBC World News Following Queen Elizabeth II’s Death

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Showmax users across sub-Saharan Africa now have access to live broadcasting from BBC World News until 23 September 2022, which will include a live...
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iOS 16 Goes Official, Here Are Its Key Features

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Monday saw Apple announce a much-awaited software upgrade that all iPhone users had waited for, the iOS 16. The new Os made its debut...

Epson Reveals Six Projectors with Android TV for Home Entertainment

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Japanese electronics company Epson has announced a bunch of projectors for home cinema, gaming, and sport. The company, which is known for its printers, says...
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Instagram Reels Continue Struggling Against TikTok

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Video has become Meta's priority as it competes with Beijing-based ByteDance-owned TikTok. This focus has blinded them to ruining Instagram's interface with changes...
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You Have One More Month to Update Your SIM Card Details

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The SIM registration exercise raised some key concerns back when the state compelled Kenya SIM card holders to clarify the registration details with their...

House of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 4: Best and Funniest Reactions

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We are finally halfway through the season with last night's fourth episode of House of the Dragon - King of the Narrow Sea. A...

Kenyan-based Travel Startup HotelOnline Acquires HotelPlus

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Kenya’s travel startup, HotelOnline has acquired HotelPlus which is a software provider with clients in about 22 countries. HotelOnline is known for its efforts...

TECNO Camon 19 Pro Mondrian Edition Officially Launched

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The TECNO camon 19 series launched in June this year with various versions like the TECNO Camon 19, the TECNO Camon 19 Pro and...

Spotify To Begin Testing Audiobooks

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The CFO of Spotify, Paul Vogel has announced that the music streaming giant will start testing and trialing audiobooks. The move is aimed at...

Prime Video to Exclusively Bring Lord of the Rings to Samsung Neo QLED TVs at 8K

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Samsung has a lot of nice TVs out there. Most of these visual entertainment sets are available in Kenya, and their price, while high,...

LG Kenya Discounts KES 900K OLED TV By More Than a Third

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LG is known for its amazing home entertainment products (mainly TVs), among others such as refrigerators and washing machines. Its OLED televisions are among...
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­­Google’s October 6 Event – What to expect

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The fall season in the US is here and it brings along with it some tech events from the Tech giants where we get...