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Former Safaricom Executive Sanda Ojiambo Appointed UN Global Compact Executive Director

United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Sanda Ojiambo as the Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact. Ms. Ojiambo...
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Infinix Hot 9 Play Unboxing and First Impressions: A Worthy Upgrade

Infinix Hot 9 Play is the latest budget device from the smartphone company and follows on the launch of last year's Infinix Hot 8. The...

Twitter’s New Reply Controls Have Been Received With Mixed Reactions

Twitter has begun testing new reply controls for better conversations on its platform. This feature has been received with mixed reactions - some saying it...
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NTSA Greenlights SWVL to Resume Operations

SWVL, the Egyptian rideshare company with operations in Kenya has announced that they have received a green light from NTSA to carry out their...
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Samsung is Widely Rolling Out OneUI 2.1 to Galaxy S10s in Kenya with Advanced Photo Features

Samsung started selling the Galaxy S20 series of phones in Kenya more than two months ago. The devices are, as you would expect, very...
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Twitter Testing a Way For You To Tweet Only to Your Clique On the Timeline

People hold conversations on Twitter using two distinct ways: On the timeline and on the DM. The timeline is open and people can see...

[UPDATE PULLED]Latest mySafaricom Beta Update Now Supports App Activation Over Wi-Fi

It appears Safaricom has pulled the feature. Even with the update, you cannot activate the app via Wi-Fi connections.  Old story... Safaricom has been testing its...
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Asus Zenbook Pro Duo UX481 Review: The Two Screen Advantage

Laptops look generally the same. They are clamshell devices with a screen and a keyboard with ports on the size and are made of...
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IFA 2020 to Go On As Planned With an Invite-Only System for Attendees

In April 2020, IFA said it was not planning to cancel the September 2020 show due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The organizers said the...
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Huawei Names Connectivity, Computing, and Smart Devices as the Next Innovation Frontier

Amid the pandemic, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei held its 17th annual Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen. The meet was attended by more than 2000 key...
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Huawei Calls Out New U.S. Trade Legislation as Plan to Crush Foreign Companies

Huawei and the US have been tussling a trade war that saw the Chinese phone maker and telecoms provider feature in America’s Entity List....
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Communications Authority of Kenya Sets up Messaging Service For Verifying Genuine Phones

Telecoms regulator, the Communications Authority of Kenya has set up a messaging service to identify genuine mobile phones in the country. "In furtherance of its...
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TECNO Spark 5 Review: Not Quite There Yet

We've been playing around with the TECNO Spark 5 for a while now - taking it through its paces and here's our full review...

Huawei nova7i Pre-order Open in Kenya With Free Accessories for Buyers

Huawei Mobile Kenya has announced the pre-order period for the nova7i that was announced a week ago for the Kenyan market. The company says that the...
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TSMC Stops Taking New Orders From Huawei Due to Tighter US Export Controls

TSMC, the world's biggest chipmaker has apparently halted new orders from Huawei due to tighter US export controls. "TSMC has stopped taking new orders from...
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Twitter: Reminiscing Its Old Design Features

Twitter has a come along way since it's inception in March 2006 and official launch in July that same year. The social network has come...
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Facebook to Acquire Giphy for $400m, Raises Privacy Concerns

Our online lives are about to get worse as Facebook is buying our popular source for gifs - Giphy. I guess the company has gotten...
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Sony Announces First Image Sensors With On-board AI

Sony is a company that is known for its image sensors and today they have announced some pretty cool ones. They have announced two image...
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Discovered: New Websites, Apps and Extensions From This Week

The internet can be a very fascinating place if you know where to look at. Discovered will do the digging and bring you the best, new...
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Uber Will Require Drivers to take “Mask Selfies” Before Taking Trips in Kenya

We are living in a COVID-19 fueled dystopian world where we have to wear masks to protect ourselves. This has changed how we live...
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Facebook Partners With Telcos On a $1 Billion Undersea Cable To Serve Africa

Facebook and several telcos. have joined forces to build an undersea cable to supply internet services to Africa. The project will be just under $1...
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Video Conferencing Rivalry Sees Google Meet Go Live for Everybody, Even on Gmail

Google Meet is a video meeting solution that has been limited to businesses for a while now. However, the pandemic has forced people to...
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Customize Your Android Phone With These Tips and Tricks

The best thing about Android smartphones is the flexibility to customize and personalize the device according to your preferences. Apple's iOS is slowly catching up...
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Instagram Begins Rolling Out New Privacy Controls

Instagram has been rolling out new features in the past few months with new ones being tested. We've seen the platform test features like...
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Twitter’s New Feature Practically Makes Quoted Replies Bot Useless

Twitter's main engagement tool is the retweet button and it is the one feature that can allow your thoughts to be shared on a larger audience....
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The New Poco F2 Pro is Just a Rebranded Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro

Xiaomi's Pocophone lineup is known for the F1 that was launched two years ago that was lauded as a "flagship killer." It had the...
TECNO Spark 5 First Impressions

TECNO Spark 5 Unboxing and First Impressions Review

The TECNO Spark 5 is finally available in Kenya. The device follows upon its predecessor launched last year in the Spark series- the TECNO Spark...

Huawei to Launch the nova 7i in the Kenyan Market Soon

Huawei has announced today that they will soon launch the nova7i to the Kenyan market after the successful launch of the Nova 5T. According to the...
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Huawei Dodges Google Ban with Latest P30 Pro New Edition

Huawei has been navigating turbulent waters in the smartphone business following the over-reported ban from the U.S. Government from using American products. This, we...
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Spotify Intros Group Sessions for Shareable “Party Mode” Playback Control

Spotify has today introduced Group Sessions, a feature everyone who is staying at home practising social distance to curb the spread of COVID-19 will...
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