MatePad

Huawei Launches Colourful MatePad T Tablet for Children For KES 26000

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Huawei has been in the smartphone business for a long time, and while the recent past has seen the Chinese tech company jump over...

iOS 15.4 To Support Face ID While Wearing a Mask

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Apple is adding two necessary features in the latest iOS 15.4 beta build 1 and they are going to come in handy during the...
Airtel India

Google Backs Airtel India With Up To $1 Billion Investment

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Search engine giant and ad corporation Google will reportedly pump USD 700 million into Airtel India in an investment plan that will also see...

Memorandum Seeks to Compel Huduma Namba Law to Give Kenyans Transition Period Before Shift

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The Huduma Namba fiasco has been with us for some time now. Huduma Namba, as defined by the state, is a unique and permanent...
Uber

The Most Data-Hungry Apps Are Ride-Hailing Services, Including Uber

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A recent study conducted has revealed that ride-hailing and taxi apps collect extensive information about their users. According to the research done by Surfshark,...

Call of Duty’s Next Three Games Will Still Be Available on PlayStation

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Microsoft will be acquiring Activision for close to $69 billion. That means that Activision's games will become exclusive to Xbox if this deal goes...
Infinix Zero 5G

Infinix First 5G Smartphone to Run On MediaTek Dimensity 900 Processor

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5G is set to pick up pace in the country this year with Safaricom leading the way. The telco is planning to launch a...

Mobile Termination Rates Could Go Lower As Regulator Seeks to Clamp Down Unfair Competition

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New mobile termination rates are here, but over the month, they have been disputed, mainly by Safaricom. Still, the charges have been supported by small...

Samsung Electronics Picks New MD For East Africa

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Samsung Electronics has picked Mr.Tae Sun Lee as the new Samsung Electronics East Africa Managing Director. He succeeds Mr. Seok Min Hong who has been...

Samsung Galaxy S22 Series to Launch on February 9th

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The most anticipated smartphone of 2022 - at least in the Android world - is going to launch just before Valentine. Samsung Galaxy S22 series...

Twitter Now Lets You Like Tweets By Double-Tapping Them

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Twitter is an interesting social media platform and has grown to become one of the most popular micro-blogging spaces (ahem!). It has also been complemented...
ePassports

Kenya Government Extends ePassport Migration to November 2022

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The Kenya Government has been pushing for the adoption of e-passports for more than two years now. The exercise was supposed to be completed by...
Cashlet

CMA Approves Investment App Cashlet As Launch Nears

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Many Kenyans find it had to manage their money. In fact, most Kenyans have no savings, a worrying trend that is rooted in systemic...
Facebook

Facebook Isn’t Listening On Your Phone. It Doesn’t Have To

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Early this week, a video went viral(20 million views) on TikTok about how Facebook is listening on your phone. The woman in the video...
Spotify Playlists

Spotify Still King in the Music Streaming Industry

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At the end of Q2 2021, there were 523.9 million total music streaming subscribers and Spotify literally takes a third of this pie with...

Kenya’s First Mass Transit Electric Bus To Charge Fully in One Hour

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The past few years have seen electric vehicles turn from a niche novelty to a common sight in leading markets, although third-world nations are...

Poa! Internet Plans to Expand Home Internet Outside Nairobi After Raising KES 3.1 Billion

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Poa! Internet is a low-cost internet service provider that targets users in low-income areas. The firm has been running its operations in the country...
T-Kash

Telkom’s Service Interruption Lasts More Than 15 Hours, Longest Downtime Kenya Has Seen

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Operator service interruptions are normal because technology products fail sometimes. Often, such issues are fixed in a timely manner, and in some instances, interruptions...
Safaricom Ethiopia Team

Safaricom is Building a $100 Million Data Centre in Ethiopia

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Safaricom operations in Ethiopia have since started following years of lobbying and waiting for approvals from various state agencies in the country. It makes sense...

Loan Platform Zanifu Raises KES 113 Million, Eyes Expansion to Uganda and Ghana

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Kenya fintech firm Zanifu has closed a $ 1 million seed round to scale its business and improve on its platform, Zanifu offers short-term working...

Copia Raises KES 5.6 Billion, Seeks to Enter Nigeria and Ghana

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Ecommerce firm Copia has been making leaps in the Kenyan market. The company was among the first organizations of its kind that started offering...
Faiba

Faiba is the Fastest, Most Consistent, and Lowest Latency Fixed Broadband Operator in Kenya – Report

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Faiba is now the fastest fixed internet provider in Kenya. The results are based on an analysis performed by speed test app, Ookla. According to data...
Samsung Online Brand Shop Jan 2022

Samsung New Online Store Goes Live, Promises Free Delivery of Products Across Kenya in 24 Hours

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BrandCart Limited has unveiled an online brand shop in partnership with Samsung Electronics East Africa. The platform will showcase and allow customers to purchase...

Microsoft Is Buying Activision-Blizzard for $69 Billion

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Consolidation of media giants is now slipping into the videogame industry as well. Microsoft is buying Activision-Blizzard for $69 billion. This is a huge...

Equity Launches Interoperable Till Number Product, Works With All Leading Wallets Including M-PESA

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Till numbers have been popularized by M-PESA, and have gone a long way in ensuring that customers can pay for goods and services easily. Lender...

DHL Overtakes Microsoft as The Most Imitated Brand in Phishing

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Brand Phishing Report for Q4 2021 has been released by cybersecurity firm Check Point. The assessment highlights brands that were most frequently imitated by criminals...

Paypal Sued For Rampantly Freezing Customer Money

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PayPal is one of the leading money transfer platforms. It is used across the world, including in Kenya, where freelancers, including online writers, use the...

Regulations Under the Data Protection Act, 2019 Published for National Assembly Scrutiny

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The Data Protection Act, 2019 was signed into law more than two years ago. As a reminder, the bill had been going through deliberations in...

Canadian Fintech Firm Periculum Sets Station in Nigeria, Seeks to Build Credit Assessment Infrastructure for Africa

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Canadian fintech startup and credit assessment company, Periculum, has launched in Nigeria to tackle the challenge of domestic credit to the underserved markets. Focused on...
OPPO A55

OPPO A55 and OPPO A16k Comes to Kenya,Price from KES 20000

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OPPO has revealed the availability of two smartphones for the Kenya market: the A16K and the A55. The phones, which are under the A series...
Netflix You Season 2

Netflix Jacks Up Pricing In The US, And We Hope It Doesn’t Touch Kenya Prices

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When it comes to streaming films and TV shows, there is no company that matches Netflix. However, it has been experiencing competition from other...
Signal App

Privacy Changes You Need to Make Right Now

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Privacy whether online or on your smartphone has become a hot topic in recent years and as we usher in 2022, it's going to...

LipaLater Secures KES 1.3 Billion Funding, Seeks to Enter More African Countries

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Lipa Later has raised USD 12 million from a consortium of investors.  The firm is a buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) company operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria. The...
Twitter

Twitter Ban Lifted in Nigeria

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Access to Twitter in Nigeria will be restored later today. The west African country imposed a ban on Twitter last year and set several...

MTN, Huawei Launch 5G Services in Zambia

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5G has only been a reserve for developed nations for some time now. Even where operators have launched the service commercially, 5G is yet to...