Kenyan News: Tech

LG Tone Free T90S Earbuds with Dolby Atmos Officially Unveiled
LG has introduced its latest TONE Free T90S model to the global market, including Kenya, one of its largest markets in Africa. The new T90S earbuds, which are designed to offer impressive sound for a heightened listening...
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OPPO A60 Launched Promising High Performance at Low Cost
OPPO A60 launched in Kenya, priced at KES 29,999; features robust specs, durable design, and advanced camera system.
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PAIX Data Centres Expands Capacity in Ghana to 1.2 MW
The expansion will help meet the demand for digital infrastructure as data consumption rapidly outstrips supply in Africa. PAIX Data Centres, a leading provider of data center solutions, today announced the expansion of its facility...
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NBA Africa Launches Accelerator Focused On Early-Stage African Startups
NBA Africa today announced the launch of “Triple-Double: NBA Africa Startup Accelerator,” a startup accelerator based on the continent focused on early-stage African startup companies. Triple-Double: NBA Africa Startup Accelerator will support Africa’s tech ecosystem...
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The OPPO A60 is Now Available in Kenya Starting from Ksh 30,000
OPPO has  today announced the official release of a new smartphone under the A series family. This new phone, the OPPO A60, is currently available in stores starting from Ksh 30,000. You can get the...
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AI and open innovation: How to turbocharge sustainability in East Africa
By Christopher Saul, Territory Sales Lead for East Africa at Red Hat East Africa is in the active process of defining its relationship with artificial intelligence (AI). Earlier this year, Kenya’s government announced it would...
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Huawei kicks-off job recruitment program for Kenyan graduates
Huawei Kenya has announced the launch of its management trainee program to facilitate the recruitment for jobs and internship targeting Kenyan university students. About 30 jobs and internship opportunities will be available to Kenyan youth...
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Vision Plus Expands Into Accessories & Wearables with Four New Innovative Smart Tech Products
Vision Plus, a leading Kenyan Smart Tech Company announced the launch of four innovative products: further solidifying the brand’s dedication to enhancing everyday customer experiences. Vision Plus Fit Pro This stylish smartwatch elevates fitness routines...
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Google Launches Umoja, Africa’s First Direct Fiber Link to Australia
Google launches Umoja, the first fiber optic cable directly connecting Africa to Australia, enhancing connectivity and cybersecurity.
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Visa, Naivas Launch Co-Branded Loyalty Card in Kenya
Visa and Naivas launch Kenya's first co-branded loyalty card, merging global payment tech with local retail rewards.
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Microsoft and G42 announce $1 billion comprehensive digital ecosystem initiative for Kenya
Microsoft and G42 on Wednesday announced a comprehensive package of digital investments in Kenya, as part of an initiative with the Republic of Kenya’s Ministry of Information, Communications and the Digital Economy. In collaboration with...
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Samsung Responds to Viral Smart Television Hacking Threats
Sam Odhiambo, Head of Department, Consumer Electronics, Samsung Electronics East Africa Ltd, explains what the company is doing to protect its TVs and users from exploitation by hackers. Also Read: Samsung Electronics Named No.1 in Global OLED...
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Visa announces launch of “She’s Next” Grant Competition in Kenya
Visa, a world leader in digital payments has launched its She’s Next global advocacy program in Kenya. She’s Next is part of Visa’s efforts to support the creation of an inclusive, equitable world where women business...
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NCBA Group Records Ksh 5.3 Billion Profit After Tax in  Q1 2024
NCBA Group has posted a profit after tax of KES 5.3 billion in its first quarter of 2024 financial results which is a 5 per cent increase compared to KES 5.1 billion reported during a similar period in 2023. Key...
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Nominations are Now Open For 3rd Cohort of Obuntu Launchpad Program
The Obuntu Foundation today announced a strategic partnership with Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), a global non-profit organization focused on economic development and entrepreneurship. As part of the collaboration, the call for nominations to the third cohort
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MPost Officially Launches its e-P.O.BOX Services in Rwanda
MPost has today announced the official launch of e-P.O.BOX services in Rwanda. Late last year, the company relocated its headquarters from Nairobi to kigali terming Rwanda’s startup environment as being favorable. According to the company,...
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Vertiv’s New Pre-Integrated IT Rack is Designed for Demanding Edge Applications in North America and EMEA
The proliferation of edge computing use cases has shifted critical equipment and data from the protected confines of the data centre to more demanding environments where heat, humidity, air quality, and physical security are significant...
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Sophos Appoints Joe Levy as New CEO
Sophos has announced the appointment of Joe Levy as its new CEO. He has been the ating CEO since Feb 15. Levy has over 30 years of experience of innovating and leading cybersecurity product development,...
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Liquid Intelligent Technologies Partners With Eutelsat Group to bring Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Satellite Services to Africa
Liquid Intelligent Technologies has announced a distribution partner agreement (DPA) with Eutelsat Group to make available Eutelsat’s enterprise-grade Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite services available in Africa. Eutelsat Group is the world’s first satellite operator...
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Binance Plans to Deliver Over 5,000 Pizzas to Crypto Traders in Global Campaign for Bitcoin Pizza Day
Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, serving 190 million users across 100 countries, is taking pizza to the moon for Bitcoin Pizza Day. Over 6 days, Binance will be distributing over 5,000 pizzas...
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TCL Electronics Introduces the Latest QD-Mini LED TV and Smart Home Appliances
TCL Electronics has unveiled its latest line-up of products spanning various categories tailored for the Middle East and Africa market at an exclusive launch event in the heart of Istanbul, Turkey. Furthermore, TCL highlighted its...
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Kingdom Bank Service Network Expands With A New Branch In Kitale
 Kingdom Bank has today opened its 21st branch in Kitale Town, Trans Nzoia County. This strategic expansion marks a significant milestone in the Bank’s mission to enhance financial inclusion and support the vibrant economic landscape...
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Scarlett Johansson Said No to Voicing ChatGPT, But It Sounds Like OpenAI Did it Anyway
OpenAI removed the SKY voice from ChatGPT after Scarlett Johansson claimed it mimicked her voice without consent, raising ethical concerns.
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Starlink is the Third Largest ISP internet in Nigeria
As of Q4 2023, Starlink was the third largest Internet Service provider in Nigeria by subscriber number according to the  Nigerian Communications Commission.  From the data, Starlink had 23,987 in Q4 of 2023. This is...
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OpenseedVC Closes a $10M Angel-Style Early Stage Fund
OpenseedVC, a new operator-led fund seeking to be first investors in seasoned operators starting their technology companies across Africa and Europe, has officially launched, announcing the first close of its $10M angel-style early stage fund...
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Nigerian Startups Dominate the 2nd Cohort of Visa’s Africa Fintech Accelerator Program
Visa has announced the startups shortlisted to take part in the second cohort of its Africa Fintech Accelerator program. Visa says 20 startups have been shortlisted but has only shared 18 of them. Out of...
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EV Company Spiro Secures $50 Million Debt Facility from Afreximbank to Expand in Africa
Spiro has announced the signing of a $50 million debt facility with he African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). The agreement was signed during the Africa CEO Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. The funds will be used to...
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Bolt Business Customers in Kenya Can Now Issue Trips to Employees Through Coupons
Bolt has announced new Bolt Business Coupons, allowing businesses to share or fully cover the cost of a one-off ride with their employees and customers. Coupons, a part of Bolt Business platform, aim to support customers with...
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Copia Kenya Announces Job Cuts, Possible Shutdown Amid Financial Struggles
Copia Kenya faces potential shutdown and job cuts amid financial struggles, questioning strategic decisions despite significant funding.
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Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies List of 2024 Features 5 Kenyan Firms
Discover the top companies on Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies 2024 list, highlighting key innovations and economic advancements across the continent.
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PAIX Data Centres to Build a Cloud- And Carrier-Neutral Data Centre in Djibouti
PAIX Data Centres has announced a strategic joint venture with the Djibouti Sovereign Fund to construct a state-of-the-art cloud- and carrier-neutral data centre in Djibouti. This landmark project represents a significant milestone in Africa’s digital...
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NTT DATA to Provide Digital Transformation Services for Salesforce
 NTT DATA has been selected by Salesforce, the #1 AI CRM, to help standardise and streamline the company’s application environment. NTT DATA will support management and development of hundreds of applications across Salesforce’s organisation so...
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Premier League in your pocket compliments of Showmax
Just 23 matches remain in the Premier League this season (two full Matchdays for rounds 37 and 38, as well as three catch-up fixtures from round 34) and the title, European qualification and relegation all...
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Showmax completes M-Pesa integration as it relaunches in Kenya with four new Originals
Just days after it dropped three new Originals in Kenya, African streamer Showmax has completed the integration of M-Pesa onto its recently relaunched platform, allowing customers the ease and convenience of engaging with the popular...
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Kenyan Electric Bicycle Company, eBee, Opens a Sales and Service Centre in Mombasa
eBee, the Kenyan e-mobility company, has expanded to Mombasa with the opening of a new sales and service center in the coastal city.  This is the first ever E-Bicycle Sales & Service Center in Mombasa...
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Epson To Showcase Sustainable Tech Solutions at GITEX AFRICA 2024
Recent survey results released by Global Technology company Epson indicate that 74% of IT decision-makers acknowledge a surge in demand for new scanning technology due to digitalization, with the global scanner market expected to reach USD...
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Financial Times Ranks Moniepoint as Fastest Growing Fintech for 2nd Consecutive Year
The Financial Times has ranked Moniepoint as Africa’s fastest-growing fintech. This is the second year Moniepoint has been ranked as the fastest-growing fintech and also Africa’s top four fastest-growing companies overall.  The survey was compiled...
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Huawei Cloud, Mango TV and Kenyan Media Houses Sign MoU to Accelerate Media Intelligence for Kenya
Huawei Cloud hosted a successful Spark Discovery Kenya Media & Entertainment Summit in Nairobi. The summit culminated in the signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) between Huawei, leading new media platform Mango TV, and prominent...
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Samsung Extends Galaxy AI Features to Older models Including the Galaxy S22 & S23 Series
Samsung has announced the availability of Galaxy AI features to olders Galaxy devices with the One UI 6.1 update. Rolling out from the end of March, the update will be accessible across a wide range...
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