itel P38 Smartphone

Itel Running Giveaway for the P38 Smartphone – Here’s How to Win

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Tech company itel is running a giveaway in partnership with marketing resource integrated service platform, Sunnbird to give its consumers a free itel P38...
Fuliza

You will Now Pay Less for Fuliza Overdraft

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Fuliza, which was introduced in 2019 in a partnership between Safaricom, NCBA, and KCB now has new discounted tariffs. The overdraft facility now has...

Zoho Swoops In to Help Kenya Businesses Become VAT and TIMS-compliant

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A few months ago, taxman the Kenya Revenue Authority, KRA, revealed to the public and all VAT-registered taxpayers that they would be required to move...

Kenya’s Spirited Tech Scene Influenced Meg Whitman’s US Ambassador Job

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It appears that the Kenyan tech scene is one of the major reasons why the US Ambassador to Kenya, Meg Whitman, considered the job...

You Have Two Months to Replace Your Old-Generation Passport

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The Kenya Immigration Department is reminding locals that their old-school passports will be phased out from November 2022. This follows an extended grace period that...

StepWise Targets Kenya Marginalized Communities with Cloud-based Automation Products

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Tech firm StepWise is focused on ICT Training and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). It has announced the launch of its Software Development Center, ‘Zalda’...

West Africa’s Twi Language is Mozilla’s 100th Language in the Common Voice Project

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The Common Voice V10.0 corpus now contains one hundred languages and is the most multilingually diverse crowdsourced dataset for products of its kind. The newest...
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 Pre-Order

These Samsung Smartphones Will Receive Android 13 Before 2023

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Android 13 is already here, and the special kind of people who buy Pixel phones are already enjoying the new software goodies from Google....

DStv Streama Box Arrives in South Africa for About KES 9K with Netflix in Tow

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MultiChoice is known for its DStv product/service, which allows customers to access entertainment programs via a satellite link. The SA corporation also has an...

It’s Sad That Chromecast with Google TV (HD and 4K) Cannot be Powered by Your TV’s USB Port

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Chromecast with Google TV is one of the best streaming devices you can ever get. It is even better when you consider its price,...
Safaricom

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,...
OPPO Reno7 5G

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 Educational Material 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...
Instagram

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...
Loan Apps Kenya

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,...
Loan Apps Kenya

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...
Twitter Circle Interface

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...
ios16

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...