Instagram Direct Messaging is Still Down

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Popular social media platform Instagram is having an outage on its messaging feature. Issues on DMs started last evening on the Meta-owned platform as...

After Acquiring Cheki Kenya and Uganda, Autochek Goes for Francophone Africa’s CoinAfrique

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Autochek is one of the few companies that facilitate and finance auto checking in Africa. Less than one year ago, it acquired Cheki Kenya and...

Posta Kenya Product Launch Spree Continues With Food Delivery Service

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The Postal Corporation of Kenya, popularly known, Posta Kenya, has been in business for more than 100 years. Over the years, it has dipped...
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After Google and Microsoft, e-Taxi Firm Bolt Opens Regional Hub in Kenya

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A lot of global companies have been setting up their regional hubs in Kenya. Microsoft, for instance, launched the ADC cost it $27 million to...

Kenya to Migrate from Internet Protocol Version 4 to IPv6 in 2023

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The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has announced IPv4 to IPv6 migration strategy. IP is a protocol that allows computers or devices to communicate with...

President Kenyatta Opens Nairobi International Financial Centre, Will Boost Fintech and Manufacturing

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The Nairobi International Financial Centre (NIFC) has been launched in Nairobi. During its opening, which was witnessed by President Kenyatta, it emerged that the Centre...

TECNO Unveils Octopizzo As Spark 9 Series Brand Ambassador

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TECNO has unveiled award-winning, recording and performing artist, humanitarian and entrepreneur Octopizzo as the brand ambassador for the just-launched TECNO Spark 9 series. “We are...

Nokia Refreshes Smartphone Offerings with KES 15K C21 Plus

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HMD Global took over the helms of the Nokia brand. That meant that Nokia had been freed away from the Microsoft shackles. The MS...

Best OPPO Smartphones To Buy In Kenya

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OPPO has launched a couple of smartphones in the country this year and we’ve reviewed some of them to come up with this definitive list....
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WhatsApp Adds New Privacy Option Under Last Seen Settings

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While WhatsApp is trying to catch up with its rival Telegram, the messaging app is keeping its eye on its clones. The Meta-owned platform is...

Airtel Kenya Appoints New CEO and Board Chair

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Kenya’s second largest telecom operator Airtel Kenya has made some changes in its management team. First and foremost, its CEO Mr. Prasanta Das Sarma has...

Kenya Acquires Big Data Tools to Ease and Lower Cost of Doing Business at Mombasa Port

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In current times, it has been observed that economic globalization and big data have become instrumental in trade. Import and export trade models of...

Italy Joins France and Austria in Banning Google Analytics

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Italy becomes the fourth country in the European Union after Austria, France, and Holland to ban Google analytics. In December 2021, Austria declared Google...

CA Directs Telcos to Halt Renewing Pay Bill Numbers for Unlicensed Betting Firms

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Betting is a big thing in Kenya, and while some betting companies have seen their operation clipped by not following through with existing laws...

Safaricom-Sponsored Moringa Career Fair is Live, Rounds Up Key Tech Employers in Africa at iHub

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Today, The Moringa School Career fair is running at iHub, Nairobi under the primary sponsorship of Safaricom. Other sponsors include Microsoft, Eclectics, DVT Software, APA...
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Sylvia Mulinge Leaves Safaricom To Serve As MTN Uganda CEO

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Safaricom’s Sylvia Mulinge has left the telco after working with the company for more than 16 years. Her next role will be as CEO of...

Zoho Announces Specific Tools for Kenya Businesses, Will Hire Locals Following Growth

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India's Zoho Corporation is known for its Zoho suite of apps and services. It was founded back in 1996 and has grown to be...

KCB-Affiliated Distribution Platform Kasha Partners with Mastercard’s Jaza Duka to Lend to Female Entrepreneurs

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Payments corporation Mastercard has announced that its microcredit lending platform Jaza Duka will be supplemented by Kasha, a digital retail and distribution platform. The development...

State Doubles Digital Service Tax, Goes Into Effect Tomorrow

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Digital service tax, popularly known as DST, was introduced in 2021. The law meant that the gross transaction value of digital services would be...

Why Kenyans Will Pay More For Phones, SIM Cards from July 1

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The Finance Act, 2022, has been in deliberations for a couple of months. It covers a lot of issues regarding taxing products and services,...
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Mozilla Officially Unveils Bookmarking App Pocket in Kenya

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Bookmarking service Pocket has been in existence for a long time. The app, which can also be accessed on the web allows its users...
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Best Infinix Smartphones To Buy In Kenya

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Infinix has really stepped up its smartphone game in the past couple of months. They have launched a wide variety of really great devices...

Showmax Cuts Subscription Fees for Safaricom Customers Paying Via M-PESA

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Back at the start of the year, Safaricom and TV streaming platform Showmax partnered in a deal that saw customers access Showmax content at...

Boomplay, Telkom Kenya Partnership brings Affordable Music Streaming Access

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Several music streaming services exist in Kenya. However, none of these platforms have been made for Kenya, which is where BoomPlay comes in. Boomplay has...

After Virtual Card Partnership with M-PESA, Visa Makes More Payments Inroads with Absa Collaboration

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Kenyans can now make cross-border remittances following the launch of person-to-person money transfers and persons-to-businesses payments through the VISA network, and Absa Bank Kenya. The development...

TECNO Camon 19 Pro Camera Review: Midrange Champion

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TECNO has updated its photography-focused smartphone lineup with the launch of the Camon 19 series. The company brought the regular Camon 19 and the...
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Infinix Working on 180W Thunder Fast Charging

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Super fast charging is where the smartphone competition has turned its eyes to. Tech companies like Infinix never shy away from experimenting with rapid...

Pesapal is Live in Uganda Following Approval by the Country’s Central Bank

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Payments firm Pesapal, which has been active for more than a decade, has been allowed to run its operations in Uganda. This follows a license...

Telkom Kenya Device Financing Program Now Allows Customers To Buy Smartphones with No Deposit

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Telkom Kenya has announced a product financing program that will see customers acquire smartphones via hire purchase. This follows a partnership between the telco, which...

Mobile Money Penetration Hits 73.8 Percent Thanks to M-PESA

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The latest sector data from the Communications Authority of Kenya has revealed that Safaricom’s M-PESA is still king in the mobile money space. We...

How To Apply For YouTube’s KES 11B Black Voices Fund Kitty

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Video-sharing platform YouTube is inviting applications for its Black Voices Fund (BVF) Class of 2023, which will see successful creators receive funding, dedicated partner...

KQ’s Subsidiary Fahari Aviation Orders 40 Flying Cars To Lift People, Cargo

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Fahari Aviation, a subsidiary of Kenya Airways and EVE UAM is seeking to purchase 40 electric Vertical Take-Off andLanding (eVTOL) vehicles. This is a...
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President Kenyatta Recommends ICT Practitioners Should Not Be Licensed

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The ICT Practitioners Bill that attracted controversy has since been revoked and sent back to the Kenya Parliament for further deliberations. We have since drummed...

realme to Refresh Kenya Phone Lineup with the 9 4G and C35

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realme has been in the Kenyan market for a while now. The company, whose sister brands include OPPO and vivo, has been selling low-cost...

Moringa Receives Pre Series A Investment, Will Expand to Nigeria and Ghana

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Most of us want to be able to code. But, and to be honest, coding is a challenging thing to do and needs talent,...