Realme GT Neo 3 Review: Smartphone Photography Master

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We've reviewed Realme's lineup of smartphones from the budget C series like the C33, C30S, C35, and C25Y, to the midrange Realme 9 series...

Kenya Government to Issue Digital Birth and Death Certificates from March 2023

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Kenyans will now be able to digitally access birth and death certificates from March 1, 2023. This follows a statement made by Immigration and Citizen...

Samsung Picks Director Charlie Kaufman to Highlight the Experience of Galaxy Camera

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New and shiny Galaxy S devices by Samsung will be launching tomorrow. They will hit their 14th iteration in the name of the Galaxy...

94 Million Nigeria Nationals Pick Digital IDs

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Digital identity verification provider Smile Identity has revealed 2022 Know Your Customer findings. The publication reportedly uses data from 50 million KYC checks across...
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List of 22 Licensed Loan Apps in Kenya, Including Tala, M-KOPA

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We have since discussed the state of digital lenders in Kenya, and how the CBK, among other regulators, have been trying to bring some...

Shadrack Kiprotich Crowned Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional

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Shadrack Kiprotich is the 2022 recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for actively sharing his expertise with other technology professionals. With just over...
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Former ICT CS Joe Mucheru Lands New Job as President for Fintech Firm

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South African fintech firm JUMO has picked former ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru as its new President to accelerate its expansion in Africa. Valued at...

With New Board Chair Adil Khawaja, Safaricom Fully Replaces Bob Collymore’s Team

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Lawyer Adil Khawaja has had an excellent working experience in Kenya’s leading companies. Adil, who has since been appointed as telco Safaricom’s Board Chair, has...
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TECNO Phantom X2 and X2 Pro Review: Rise to Flagship Killer Status

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TECNO launched the Phantom X2 series in the country early last week after its global launch last month. This is their second attempt at...

India Has An Android Mobile OS Replacement

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India has announced a new mobile operating system called BharOS that has been created at an engineering university over there. BharOS, which stands for Bharat...

Madaraka Express Discontinues Cash Payments for Train Tickets

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The Madaraka Express is a passenger train service that connects the capital city, Nairobi, to the coastal city of Mombasa. The train service was officially...

Exclusive: E-commerce Platform Copia Fires 50 Employees

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E-commerce platform Copia, which targets low-income households has reportedly fired about 50 people from its workforce. According to people privy to the matter, the company...

WhatsApp Unveils Native macOS App with Support for Apple Silicon

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WhatsApp has made available a beta version of its native macOS app that is compatible with Apple Silicon. Mac users with Apple's own chip...

Pesapal Launches Automated Payment Solution for Petrol Stations

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Pesapal has introduced a new Forecourt Management Solution in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, which is the first solution specifically designed for Africa that offers...
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Why Users Are Unable to Access Microsoft Services Right Now

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Various Microsoft services such as Teams, Outlook, Microsoft 365, OneDrive for Business, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Graph, and Azure are currently experiencing downtime. Microsoft's...
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Tough Digital Lending Laws Force Debt Collection Agencies Out of Business

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This week, we extensively discussed the state of digital lending apps in Kenya, and the consensus is that the companies behind online loan apps...

Kenyans Invited to Comment on the Framework For Emerging Technologies Regulatory Sandbox

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The Communications Authority of Kenya has published a draft of the Framework For Emerging Technologies Regulatory Sandbox, and it wants public input in terms...

Amazon Boosts Stripe Partnership with Deeper Payments Integration in Its Services

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Amazon and Stripe have announced that they have entered into an agreement on a global scale, under which Amazon will expand its use of...

100K Duka Owners to Get BRITAM Digital Insurance in New mTek Deal

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Digital insurance platform mTek has partnered with digital informal retail aggregator Kyosk.app and Fin, a focused fintech platform, to provide insurance coverage to over...

High Court Gives M-PESA, Banks Go Ahead to Re-introduce Transfer Fees

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The High Court in Kenya has decided against continuing a previous order that prevented banks and mobile money providers from imposing fees for money...
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Finally, WhatsApp Could Soon Allow Users to Send Photos at Full Quality

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Seems like Meta is trying to hold the hooks on every panel ends! After the recent Instagram update, it's now WhatsApps' time to juggle...

Facebook is the Most Hated Social Media Platform by Autocratic Governments

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According to Surfshark's annual report on internet censorship, in 2022, 4.2 billion people were affected by internet censorship worldwide. Asia accounted for nearly half...

Samsung Unpacked Confirmed for February 1, with the Galaxy S23s in Tow

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Mobile technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, and the epicenter of innovation. At the moment, we have become attached to...

Top 5 Issues with the New NCBA Loop App

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A lot of people are unhappy about the new app by lender NCBA, Loop. It replaces the NCBA Loop app, which has been a...

For Good Solidarity Among Tech Companies, Spotify Will Also Fire Some Employees Too

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Tech companies are not done firing people if the current wave of news is anything to go by. According to a report by Bloomberg, music...
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Instagram Rolls out Quiet Mode: A New Way to Spend Less Time on Your Addictions

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Instagram has launched Quiet mode to help users focus and to encourage people to set boundaries with their friends and followers. Once enabled, you won’t...

Zuku to Compensate Customers for Frequent Service Outages

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Wananchi Group's Zuku has never been viewed positively in the past few years. The company, one of the first to offer fixed home internet,...

Google Joins Microsoft, Fires 12K Employees

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Google is laying off a significant amount of their workforce, around 12,000 jobs, which is 6% of their global workforce, due to the rise...
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Why NCBA Loop Services Will Be Offline for Two Days

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In October 2022, NCBA Loop hinted that it was planning to improve its banking platform for its users. It did not give any details...

Netflix Long-serving CEO Steps Down as the Platform Gains More Users

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Reed Hastings, the co-founder of video streaming service Netflix and its CEO for 25 years, is stepping down from his role in a leadership...

Customer Experience Firm CM.com Picks Former Craft Silicon Executive as Sales Manager

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Noah Amoke has been appointed as the CM.com Sales Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). CM.com is a global company that specializes in cloud-based software...

No More Third-Party Twitter Clients as Elon Musk Permanently Blocks Access

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A couple of days ago, we learned that third-party Twitter apps were not working. Users reported that the likes of Fenix, Flamingo, and more...

Bank to Mobile Money Transfers Are Free Again

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In 2020, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) implemented a directive allowing for free money transfers from banks to mobile money wallets. However, this...

KRA to Integrate Digital Tax System for Telcos

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It has been a couple of months ever since the Ruto Government took over Kenya’s administration. There have been many promises, many of which...

Microsoft Kicks Off 2023 By Firing 10K Employees

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Remember when we said that we are not sure why tech companies are firing people all of a sudden in 2022? The spree has...