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Education Ministry Unveils New KCSE Grading System

The Cabinet Secretary for Education,  Ezekiel Machogu, has unveiled a new grading system that will be implemented in the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). The new...
Cabinet Secretary for ICT & Digital Economy, Eliud Owalo during the Investors Conference in Konza Technopolis

Kenya to Host IASP Global Conference

Kenya is set to host the 2024 International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) world conference after formally receiving the hosting...
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Jaramogi Referral Hospital to use AI in Cancer Treatment

The Government of Kisumu has announced a partnership with AI startup, Hurone AI, to leverage Artificial Intelligence in supporting cancer treatment in Jaramogi Teaching...
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Konza Technopolis Appoints John Paul Okwiri as CEO

Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA), the agency mandated to implement the Konza Technopolis project, has today announced the appointment of its CEO, Mr. John...
Stanley Kamanguya, CEO, ICT Authority

ICT Stakeholders are Developing a Program to Help Bridge the Digital Skills Gap in the Country

ICT stakeholders are working on developing the Citizen Digital Skills Program, one of the main pillars in Kenya’s National Digital Master Plan (2022-2032) meant to...

TikTok CEO Agrees to Set Up Office in Kenya After Recent Ban Threat

Following today's virtual meeting with President Ruto, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew has agreed to set up a Kenyan office to coordinate its operations...

Cellulant Lays Off 20% Workforce to Focus on Revenue Generators

Cellulant, a Pan African payments firm has announced it will be adopting a product-led structure as its anchor for increased growth across the continent....

Kenya’s Mvuvi and Kono Farm Announced Winners In The Leila Janah Foundation Sixth Annual Challenge

The Leila Janah Foundation, a non-profit organization supporting entrepreneurs in East Africa, has today announced the winners of its sixth annual Give Work Challenge...
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Google Announces “AI First” Accelerator Program for African Startups

Google has unveiled the “Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First” accelerator program aimed at supporting African startups to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve...

Kenya Signs Four Trade MOU’s With Indonesia

On Monday, Kenya and Indonesia signed four Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) following the discussions between president William Ruto of Kenya and President Joko Widodo of...
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Hisa Appoints Eric Jackson as New CEO

Hisa, a FinTech investment startup based in Kenya has announced Eric Jackson as the new CEO effective immediately. This comes after Eric Asuma, co-founder...
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Airtel Money Increases Transaction Limit to KES 500,000

Airtel Money Kenya Ltd has announced it will increasing its daily transaction limit to KES. 500,000 from the current KES. 300,000 following the approval...
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YouTube is Working on Eliminating Ad-blockers Usage

YouTube is adding new measures in its crackdown on ad blockers on the platform as its parent company, Google seeks to boost the service's...
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Communication Management Bill 2023 Headed to Parliament

The Public Relations and Communications Management Bill, 2023 will be presented before the Parliament following the approval by the Cabinet of Kenya. The bill...
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All the Buy Now Pay Later Options Available in Kenya Right Now

The Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Industry has been steadily growing in the country. The key service offered by the industry aims at providing...
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Worldcoin is NOT legally registered in Kenya – Government

CS for Interior Kithure Kindiki: Worldcoin is NOT registered as a legal entity in Kenya. The Cabinet Secretaries of Interior and Ministry of ICT...
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Worldcoin Responds to Recent Suspension In Kenya

Worldcoin has today released a statement following its suspension in the country yesterday. Interior CS Kithure Kindiki announced the Government would be suspending Worldcoin...
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Government to Amend the Cybercrimes Act of 2018

Principal Secretary for Interior and National Administration, Dr. Raymond Omollo has revealed that the ministry is working on making amendments to The Computer Misuse...
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Interior Ministry Suspends Worldcoin Activities in Kenya

The CS for the Ministry of Interior and National Administration, Kithure Kindiki has suspended Worldcoin activities in the country following concerns over their legality...

M-PESA Transaction Charges Increase Following Enactment of The Finance Act

Kenya's largest telecom operator, Safaricom is reviewing the pricing for its various services including Mpesa charges after Kenya's Court of Appeal lifted the suspension...
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Kenya to Host Data Protection 2024 General Assembly

Kenya has been voted to host the next Network of African Data Protection Authorities (NADPA) General Assembly scheduled for 2024. The vote took place during...

2022: A Review through an ICT Policy Lens in Kenya

Every year for the past 7 years now we take a trip down memory lane from an ICT Law and Policy POV, here is...

40 Percent Digitization and A Look at Kenyan Businesses During the Pandemic

A study done by e-commerce platform Glovo has shown that retailers and restaurants in Kenya are facing major difficulties due to the cost-of-living crisis,...

Rigathi Gachagua, IEBC Portal Among Top Google Searches in Kenya

With the year coming to an end in just a few weeks, it's best that we reflect on what the year 2022 has been...

11 Kenyans Among Latest Beneficiaries of YouTube Black Voices Fund

 YouTube today has announced the expansion of efforts to support creators and the creative economy in Africa through the 2023 #YouTubeBlack Voices creators and...

Does Safaricom Size Makes Case for Parallel Innovation?

By John Kamwengu As an ICT pundit, I must admit I was caught off guard when I first heard of Kenya’s Central Bank Digital Currency...
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Twitter Follows Instagram in Copying TikTok

Twitter has announced plans to add new features to make it easier for users to watch and discover new videos while on the platform....

Kenya’s Progress On Digital Rights and Inclusion: How Badly Are We Doing?

The Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2022, which was organized by Paradigm Initiative (PIN) and a host of country partners across 17 African countries...
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Explore Kenya Digitally Through A New Virtual Platform

In keeping up with digital technology, a website has been launched that will allow locals and non locals to explore Kenya virtually. Kenya House is...

Kenya’s Partial Blackout: Best and Funniest Reactions

Early this morning(10:45am), Kenya went into a partial Blackout with several major towns lacking electricity including Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi, Malindi, Kwale, Watamu, Kisumu, Nakuru...

Data Reveals 66% of Kenyan Staff Are Working from Home

Liquid Intelligent Technologies has announced key research findings of the evolving nature of the cybersecurity space in Africa. The findings are based vast assessment of...

Elon Musk’s Starlink Satellite Internet May Launch in Kenya Next Year

Starlink, SpaceX's project that involves deploying thousands of satellites to space for internet access may be coming to Kenya. If you check the order page...
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Here are the Spotify Premium Pricing Plans in Kenya

Spotify announced that they will launch their Spotify Premium and Free services in Kenya and other markets soon and now they have quietly rolled...

Two Ways Spotify May Charge For Premium Streaming Plans in Kenya

Spotify yesterday announced that they will launch in 80+ markets across the world in a few days and that includes Kenya. That is great...

Spotify Finally Coming to Kenya, Spotify HiFi Coming Later in the Year

Spotify has announced that they are planning to launch in over 80 new markets in the next few days which includes Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan...

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