Kenya’s Government Launches Data Protection Registration System
On Friday, President William Ruto of Kenya spoke at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre during the observance of International Data Privacy Day. During his speech, he emphasized the importance of a data protection regime that serves the public interest while also ensurin
LG Introduces ThinQ UP: A New Paradigm in the Home Appliance Industry
LG Electronics has announced the global launch of its LG ThinQ UP upgradeable home appliances, including refrigerators, washers, dryers, oven ranges, and dishwashers. These appliances are designed to adapt to the unique needs and changing...
KoTDA Connects Investors with Financiers to Accelerate Smart City Development
Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) has initiated talks with financiers who will provide its investors access to affordable
Kenyans To Pay More For Electricity Starting April, In New Tariff Revision By EPRA
Kenyans will dig deeper into their pockets to pay electricity bills if the energy sector regulator approves new tariffs from Kenya power starting April. The power and lighting company is seeking an upward review of power prices to upgrade its transmission network and boost profit
With Africa set to be the next global tech hub, here’s what it could mean for industries across the board
It’s no secret that technology across the continent is burgeoning at unprecedented rates. Homegrown innovations that speak to socio-economic bottlenecks are plenty, due to increased access to resources, training and development, and investment. This can largely be attributed in
Everything new with TECNO’s Phantom X2 Pro which costs 83k
The new Phantom Smartphones are now available in Kenya starting at KES 67,999 for the Phantom X2 and KES 82,999 for the Phantom X2 Pro.
Best Futures Trading Platform for Beginners
Futures derivatives is a common tool used by traders all around the world. In conventional markets, such goods as oil, precious metals, and gas are the subject of futures deals. Futures on crypto are no less popular. However, they are much riskier than futures with traditional co
Kenya’s Economy To Remain Subdued In 2023, 5% Growth Expected
Kenya’s economy is gradually being pulled down by a persistent rise in commodity prices, global events, and a high risk of debt distress. However, there is an opportunity for the economy to register a remarkable upward trend if the government focuses more on fiscal consolidatio
AVA and BasiGo Partner to Assemble Over 1000 Electric Buses in Kenya in the next 3 Years
Earlier today, BasiGo and AVA announced a partnership that will see the latter assemble modern electric buses for BasiGo in Kenya. This partnership marks a major step forward in the country's efforts to transition to electric vehicles and reduce air pollution.AVA successfully com
AVA and BasiGo Partner to Assemble Modern Electric Buses in Kenya
BasiGo and AVA have announced a partnership that will see the latter assemble modern electric buses for BasiGo in Kenya. In January 2023
mTek Partners with Kyosk.app and Fin Africa to Insure Over 100,000 Kenyan Dukas
Digital insurance platform mTek has partnered with Kyosk.app and Fin Africa to provide insurance coverage to over 100,000 Kenyan dukas, or informal retail shops. This innovative partnership aims to address the underinsurance of the informal retail sector, which employs over 80% o
AFEX Expands Operations to Uganda, Empowering Farmers and Boosting Food Production
AFEX, Africa's leading commodities exchange and market player, has announced its expansion into Uganda, building on its success in Nigeria and Kenya. The move positions the company as a truly pan-African firm, as it continues to implement its scalable model that combines advanced
Institute of Public Finance predicts slow growth for Kenya’s economy
Institute of Public Finance predicts Kenya's economy to remain subdued in 2023, growing at a projected 5% only.
LOOP introduces its Revamped Super App – Here is how to download and Get started
LOOP has today unveiled its new digital Super App that provides users with a digital wallet to manage all their money in one central location. The app allows users to link all their bank accounts and mobile money wallets in a safe and secure way, making it easy for users to make
Zuku Fibre now promises customers refunds for outage
In a statement Zuku Fibre says they will endeavour to offer credit for service outages to customers in affected areas.
NCBA Loop goes offline as bank promises major upgrade
Between Saturday 21st January 2023, and Monday, 23rd January, all NCBA Loop system will be offline as the bank promises a huge upgrade.
How to Check your KCSE 2022 results on SMS and Online
The secondary school students who sat for their KCSE exams towards the end of 2022 will know how they performed in the exams later today. This is because the Kenya National Examinations Council is set to release the results later today. Marking of the exams happened this month u
Tecno Phantom X2 Series Launched in Kenya starting from Ksh 68,000
TECNO mobile’s premium sub-brand, PHANTOM, has just launched its new flagship PHANTOM X2 Series in Kenya, marking the brand’s bold entrance into the high-end global smartphone market. The series comprises of the PHANTOM X2 Pro 5G and PHANTOM X2 5G, both of which come packed w
OPPO Unveils the MariSilicon Y SoC that delivers Lossless Bluetooth Audio
OPPO has officially announced the release of its new Bluetooth audio chip, the MariSilicon Y, at OPPO INNO DAY 2022. This chip, built on N6RF process technology, is designed to revolutionize the wireless audio experience.One of the key features of the MariSilicon Y is its ability
Absa Bank certified top employer in Kenya and Africa
The "Top Employers Institute" has named Absa Bank Kenya PLC the top employer of choice in Kenya and Africa, for the second consecutive year.
Kwara Neobank acquires IRNET and raises $3M in Seed Extension
Kwara, a Kenyan neobank, has announced the acquisition of IRNET, a software provider owned by the national body of credit unions in Kenya, the Kenyan Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (KUSCCO), and a seed extension of $3 million. This brings Kwara's total seed investment t
Infinix is partnering with JBL for the upcoming NOTE Series
At CES 2023, Infinix and JBL announced they're partnering. The partnership will come to life with the upcoming NOTE series
Use of finance apps has grown significantly in Ghana, Nigeria & Kenya
AppsFlyer's report on how mobile apps are transforming finance in Africa reveals significant increase in finance app installs.
Cisco Grant Program empowers smallholder farmers with innovative tech
With the help of a Cisco grant, Kenyan-based social enterprise company One Acre Fund has launched a mobile application, the Tupande app
OPPO Reno 8 5G gets Android 13 Update in Kenya
If you own the Oppo Reno 8 5G, we have some good news for you, the phone is finally getting updated to the latest version of Android, Android 13 with Color0S 13 in Kenya.Android 13 is the latest version of the Android operating system and brings a host of new features and improve
Starlink in Kenya: What you should know, how it works and its benefits
There is some good news for Kenyans seeking high speed and reliable connectivity as Starlink is expected to launch in Kenya in Q2 of 2023. Starlink is a satellite-based internet service provider that was developed and owned by SpaceX, the company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk
Preserve the Soundtrack of Your Life with Spotify’s Playlist in a Bottle
Spotify has just announced a brand new feature that is sure to delight music lovers everywhere. The Playlist in a Bottle feature allows users to create a time capsule of the songs they are currently listening to, and then re-open it a year later for a nostalgic trip down memory l
JBL to tune the sound on Infinix’s next-gen Note phones
In the world of smartphones, companies are constantly looking for ways to stand out from the competition. Infinix, a rising player in the mobile industry, has decided to focus on the audio quality of its devices for 2023. To achieve this goal, the company has partnered with JBL,
High Court Intervenes in Mobile Money Debate: Bank-to-Mobile Charges Suspended Pending Determination of Suit
Yesterday, the High Court of Kenya issued an interim order suspending the reintroduction of bank-to-mobile money charges by Safaricom and the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). The order was issued in response to a petition filed by a Nairobi resident, Mr. Moses Wafula, who claims that
Ethereum (ETH) And BudBlockz (BLUNT) Are Still The Best Cryptos To Buy During The Bear Market
Deciding which cryptocurrency to invest in can be a daunting task. You have hundreds of options to choose from, making it almost impossible to settle on one. Things get even more challenging during a bear market as it is difficult to tell which coins will make it through and whic
Bank M-Pesa charges could be suspended following Court Order
The High Court has ordered suspension of Bank M-Pesa charges before a matter concerning how legal the charges are is heard.
HOSTAFRICA Expands to Kenya with Acquisition of EAC Directory
South African hosting company, HOSTAFRICA, has made a bold move by fully acquiring the Kenyan hosting company, EAC directory. This acquisition, which was effective on December 1, 2022, is a first-of-its-kind move for the South African hosting company and is a major step in expand
LG’s 2023 Strategy: Innovations for a Better Life and a Sustainable Future
LG Electronics has unveiled its 2023 strategy, which is centered on creating innovation for a better life and ensuring a sustainable future for all. The strategy, known as the Life's Good blueprint, was made public by LG Electronics Global CEO William Cho during the LG World Prem
Kwara’s Acquisition of IRNET Coop Kenya and Partnership with KUSCCO set to Transform the SACCO Industry in Kenya
Kenyan fintech company Kwara has agreed to wholly acquire IRNET Coop Kenya, a software firm that is a subsidiary of the Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (KUSCCO). Alongside the acquisition, Kwara has entered into an exclusive digital solutions partnership agreement
KRA now requires daily tax payments from betting firms in Kenya
Treasury Kenya has set a target of 15 billion from the betting sector. As a result, KRA aims to collect 41 million from betting firms, daily.
Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Service is launching in Kenya soon
Starlink internet service is set to be available in Kenya from the second quarter of 2023. The company is owned by Elon Musk's SpaceX
You can now withdraw Fuliza cash through M-Pesa agents
Safaricom has recently added a new feature to its overdraft facility, Fuliza, which allows customers to withdraw cash from the service. This feature has been available for a couple of weeks but the telco has not officially announced it yet.Safaricom's Fuliza service has been wide
OPPO’s Inspirational Games: Discovering the Passion, Inspiration, and Community in Football through UEFA Champions League Witnesses
Football, also known as “the beautiful game,” is more than just a sport for many people. It’s a source of passion, inspiration, and community. Football can bring people together from all walks of life, uniting...
You can now withdraw Fuliza Balance at M-Pesa Agents
Fuliza has only allowed you to pay via till or paybill numbers, and to send money. You can now actually withdraw the cash.