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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Inside The National Drought Response Steering Committee
The committee will also oversee interventions to cushion affected populations from the effects of the ongoing drought and partner with the National and County Governments to strengthen the national capacity for resilient recovery to protect development gains from recurrent drough
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
LG Electronics empowers over 300 Young Technology Leaders with Disabilities, aims to bridge the Digital Gap
LG Electronics has today awarded more than 320 young technology leaders with disabilities from 16 countries for their effective participation and skills exhibition in executing computer-based activities. Drawn from across the globe, the leaders were hosted and awarded at the 11th
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Hisa App set to launch its fractional shares trading platform in Kenya
Investing the stock market has always seemed out of reach for most Kenyans. The process of getting started has always been tedious for most people. To get young people into this sector, there needs to be simplified ways that work for them.Enter Hisa, a Kenyan wealth-tech startup
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Liquid Opens its first Cyber Security Fusion Centre in Nairobi
Liquid C2 has opened the doors of its first Cyber Security Fusion Centre (CSFC) in Nairobi, Kenya, making this the second centre of its kind in Africa. "Kenyan businesses have seen increased digital adoption, and...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Tanzania’s Softaware Company, Ramani, Raises $32M in Series A
Tanzania's fintech company,  Ramani, has today announced the close of its $32million series A round of equity & debt. The round was led by renowned global technology investors Flexcap Ventures and revered founder/CEO of Infoscout, Jared Schreiber. Ramani also raised an undisclo
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
MultiChoice expands Africa Accelerator Program to 8 More Countries
MultiChoice Africa Accelerator is expanding to Ivory Coast, Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Angola and Ethiopia.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
KenGen Plans to Install 30 Electric Vehicle charging stations across the country in 2023.
The Electric Mobility wave is on the rise in Kenya. We have seen the introduction of electric buses and motorcycles in the country in the last couple of months. Companies such as BasiGo and Roam have plans to invest in this sector as demand for EVs is on the rise. Kenya Power ha
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
EdTech Summit to explore ways to improve digital learning in Kenya begins
The Kenya EdTech Summit 2022 kicked off today in Nairobi November 23rd, with the government reiterating its commitment
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Why Safaricom is Introducing Expiring Bonga Points
A few days ago, Safaricom revealed that it will be introducing expiring Bongs Points as from January 2023. This as expected did not sit well with all subscribers as some wanted the telco to maintain the current model where Bonga Points never expire. With the current model, you do
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
DTB recruits 100 University Students for Job Shadowing Program
Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) has taken in the second cohort of 100 students into its Job Shadowing programme to expose them to work life.
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Mediatek, TECNO, Counterpoint compare notes on premium smartphones
The webinar featured speakers from TECNO, MediaTek, a global fabless semiconductor company and Forbes magazine.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Cyber Security Fusion Centre launched in Nairobi to help businesses prevent cyberattacks
Liquid C2's Cyber Security Fusion Centre will predict, prevent, detect and respond to cyberattacks that target our customers
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Copia Global, Cellulant partner to enable payments for diaspora and urban customers
Copia Global and Cellulant have partnered to enable diaspora and urban customers conveniently initiate transactions for loved ones.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
TECNO Phantom X2 will use Mediatek’s Dimensity 9000 5G Chip
TECNO's Phantom X2 flagship smartphone to launch in December powered by the Dimensity 9000 SoC from Mediatek.
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Syinix discounts TV prices by up to 50% for Black Friday
For Black Friday, Syinix is promising offers of up to 50% off. Over the past few years, Syinix has grown to be a top TV seller in the market.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
ASUS 2022 Laptops Offer up to 2.5X performance over previous Models
Modern laptops tend to be very powerful. This is the case for all segments as we can do more with our laptops compared to about a decade ago. Some people may see this as a bad thing hinting that performance has peaked and we cannot get any improvements year over year. Asus has b
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Bonga Points to expire from January 2023; Explained!
Starting January 2023, accrued Safaricom Bonga Points will be expiring if not used up. Bonga Points will have three year validity.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
African Union and AfDB launch $9.73 Million Grant to encourage e-commerce adoption
The AU and AfDB have signed a grant agreement to implement Phase 1 of the Upstream Project for Digital Market Development in Africa.
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Verified.Africa, an identity verification startup has expanded to Kenya, Ghana and South Africa
Verified.Africa users can confirm the identity of one or thousands of customers in seconds, to enable speedy customer onboarding.
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TCL Unveils Its new 4K Mini LED and QLED TVs in Kenya
Last week, TCL Electronics unveiled its latest 4K TVs and other home appliances in the Kenya market. The TVs fall under its C series lineup and they should fit well in the Kenyan market where the demand for quality TVs is on the rise. The Kenyan TV market has traditionally been d
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Visa Brings Innovative Payment Experiences to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
As the world awaits kick-off of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Visa the Official Payment Technology Partner of FIFA, has readied a payments network that will enable contactless purchases throughout all official venues, including eight stadiums and the FIFA Fan Festival. With more
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Cellulant partners with Solv Kenya to provide access digital payment and collections services
Cellulant and Solv Kenya have signed a financial services partnership that will enable Solv Kenya’s expanding MSME partners to access digital payment and collections services offered by Cellulant.Following the announcement of Solv’s commercial operations in Kenya last month,
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
What you need to know about Safaricom Mali Investment product
A few days back, Safaricom unveiled Mali, its first jump into investment trusts. The telco has been working on this product since 2019 and it has finally received regulatory approval and is live. Safaricom has partnered with  Genghis Capital to roll out this product.  Those wh
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Avenews launches an Agri-Finance Super App in Kenya
Avenews, a multinational financial technology company, is building the first financial super app for Kenya’s Agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises (agri-SMEs). The super app provides a comprehensive financial management tool that enables advanced ML (machine learning) algo
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Asus Unveils the Expert Series Business Laptops in Kenya
Last night, ASUS unveiled the Expert Series Business Laptops in the Kenyan market. The series is made up of a number of business products that promise reliability, flexibility, and enterprise-grade security. Asus says these new laptops offer productivity in sleek and flexible pa
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
LG Electronics to Spearhead adoption of Digital Laundromats in Kenya
LG has expressed interest in seeing increased adoption of digital laundromats in Kenya. With this, the company hopes to formalize the informal “mamafua” industry.This follows a growing demand for laundry services among an increasingly affluent middle-income market with limite
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Showmax Pro grows 111% year-on-year ahead of the World Cup
Showmax Pro has grown 111% year on year ahead of the World Cup. This is according to a report released by Multi-Choice on November 10th 2022
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Showmax Pro grows by 111% in Just one year
Video streaming service, Showmax, has seen the number of paying subscribers grow by 50% this year compared to the same period last year. This is quite a jump for the industry that has faced stiff competition over the past few years. Its live sport streaming service Showmax Pro ha
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Cellulant to handle Solv Kenya’s B2B Marketplace Payments
B2B platform Solv Kenya and payments provider Cellulant have announced a partnership for digital payments and collection services
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
BasiGo raises $ 6.6 Million in funding to accelerate commercial delivery of electric buses in Kenya
BasiGo has been keen to roll out locally assembled electric buses in Kenya. This is one of the handful of manufacturers that has rolled out electric buses in the country. The company started piloting its electric buses in Kenya back in March and that went really well. Last month,
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KCB Group’s profits up 21% to KES 30.6 Billion
KCB Group PLC net profit rose 21.4% to KES 30.6 billion in the first nine months of 2022 on the back of sustained growth
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SecondSTAX makes it easier for Investors in Kenya and Ghana can easily invest in their respective stock exchanges
 SecondSTAX, a technology company that is building solutions to enhance intra-Africa capital and investment flows, launched the SecondSTAX Portal – a technology-driven order management and execution routing system for investment firms - in Kenya and Ghana, enabling institu
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Microsoft and IFC partners in digital platforms to promote sustainable agriculture in Africa
Microsoft, through its Africa Transformation Office (ATO) has announced a partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support digital transformation in Africa’s agricultural sector. In a session during the Adaptation and Agriculture Day at COP27 in Egypt, t
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
These are the discounted OPPO smartphones during its Black Friday Sale
OPPO Kenya has announced some smartphone deals that you can take advantage of during its  Black Friday Sale. The sale is now live and will be on all the way to November 30th, 2022.You can get the smartphones through Jumia. Customers can also look forward to other festive season
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
African investors can now access the NSE and the GSE thanks to SecondSTAX
Starting with Ghana and Kenya, SecondSTAX is building solutions for investment firms that will power the seamless flow of capital
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Safaricom Mali is live, here’s everything to know
Here's everything to know about Safaricom Mali, an investment tool allowing you to invest as little as KES 100 in Unit Trusts.
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Safaricom’s first month in Ethiopia; a breakdown of the numbers
Here's a breakdown of Safaricom Ethiopia first month looking at the customers signed up, prospects of M-Pesa service and current investment.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Nokia C31 launches with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage for KES 16,000
The Nokia C31 is available in Kenya from today in Charcoal and Mint, at a recommended retail price of KES 16,000.
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Vivo officially launches FuntouchOS 13 based on Android 13
FuntouchOS 13 will be available from October 24, 2022, starting with the Vivo X80 Pro with gradual rollout to more users around the world.
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