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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Deadline to update SIM Registration details is October 15th, have you updated yours?
The deadline to update SIM Registration details for Airtel, Telkom and Safaricom SIM cards is October 15th, are you compliant?
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Safaricom’s fixed data market share dropped by 2.4% to 34.3%
For the year ending June 2022, Safaricom’s fixed data market share dropped by 2.4% to 34.3% according to data from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). Even as its market share dropped, Safaricom still added...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
M-Pesa Set to Be separated from Safaricom as soon as January 2023
Over the last few years, there has been debate on the separation of M-Pesa from Safaricom’s core business. The arguments for both sides have been valid but Safaricom hasn't been keen to embrace this. There...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Sendy and Facebook (Meta) partner to equip Kenyan SMEs with on demand digital skills
Sendy has partnered with Meta through the Innovation Growth Hub (IGHub) to offer free training for SMEs on how to grow their business. Through the Meta Boost training program, SMEs, business owners and entrepreneurs will...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Microsoft and the African Development Bank partner to support youth entrepreneurs in Africa
Microsoft is expanding its partnership with the African Development Bank to support Africa’s youth entrepreneurs under the bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks (YEIB) Initiative.   Through its African Transformation Office (ATO), Microsoft will work with the...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Binance Announces Global Advisory Board
Binance has announced the creation of its new Global Advisory Board (GAB), comprised of distinguished experts in public policy, government, finance, economics, and corporate governance. The Global Advisory Board, chaired by former US Senator and...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Standard Chartered and Strathmore University Launch East Africa Women in Cybersecurity Mentorship Program
The women in cybersecurity program targets 100 women participants residing in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania keen on pursuing cybersecurity
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Flutterwave adds Google Pay as a payment method for African Businesses
Flutterwave,  today announced Google Pay, a mobile payment service, developed by Google, as a payment method on Flutterwave. As part of this collaboration, Google Pay will serve as an additional payment option for merchants on...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Flutterwave enables Google Pay option for payments
Flutterwave has today announced that Google Pay payment service will be available as an additional option for merchants on their platform.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Strathmore University and Standard Chartered unveil the East Africa Women in Cyber Mentorship Program
Standard Chartered in collaboration with iLabAfrica-Strathmore University has launched mentorship program targeting women in any field with junior level experience (2-3 years) seeking an entry into careers in Cybersecurity. This follows in-depth research and industry...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Samsung Announces New Environmental Strategy to achieve net zero emissions by 2050
Samsung has announced its new environmental strategy, a comprehensive effort to join global efforts to tackle climate change. It includes commitments to achieve enterprise-wide net zero carbon emissions and plans to use more renewable energy,...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Vision Plus TV customers to get free Showmax for 3 Months
Vision Plus and Showmax have partnered to give customers buying the new Vision Plus Smart TVs three months free streaming.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Safaricom has the third fastest internet speeds in Africa
Ookla has released the latest Speedtest Intelligence data to explore mobile performance in select countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. From the data, Safaricom has performed well as it has the third fastest internet speeds in Africa....
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
These are the 10 Mobile Loan Lenders Approved by the Central Bank of Kenya
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has published a list of the Digital Lenders that have been approved so far. According to the CBK, there were 288 applications filed since March 2022 but so far...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
What is an eSIM and how do you get started with one?
Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone 14 series, there has been talk about the company pushing for eSIM adoption by removing the physical SIM card slots on these new phones. This is mostly for those...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Insuretech firm, Turaco, raises over Ksh 1 Billion in funding to help drive insurance adoption among low-income earners
Insuretech firm, Turaco, has today announced that it has closed a series A equity round that has seen it raise $ 10 million (over 1 billion shillings). This round was led by AfricInvest, via the...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
M-Kopa has sold over 1 million solar home products
M–Kopa, has released its 2021 impact report that shows its social and environmental impact. The report presents findings on M–KOPA’s smartphone, solar and cash loan customers across Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Ghana. While much of...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Bboxx partners with Sunlight to accelerate access to clean energy
Bboxx and Sunlight under Unilever have partnered to accelerate "the provision of clean energy access for households across Kenya".
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
M-Kopa has sold over 1 million solar products, and offered $600 million in credit to Africans
M-Kopa has recently released its 2021 Impact Report with key highlights around credit offered to Africans and solar units sold.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Samsung’s Watch5 & Watch5 Pro to retail at KES 37,000 and KES 52,000 Respectively
Samsung has announced availability of the Galaxy Watch5 and the Watch5 Pro in the Kenyan market, available through Samsung Shops.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
MultiChoice bet on African talent pays off as Talent Factory Graduates join industry
MultiChoice Talent Factory alumni now occupy significant industry roles across the continent. They are working as directors, producers etc.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
BBC World News is now available on Showmax to cover the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
Showmax subscribers across sub-Saharan Africa will have access to live broadcasting from BBC World News until 23 September 2022, which will include a live stream of the funeral of Britain’s longest-serving monarch at Westminster Abbey...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
President William Ruto promises to review CRB listing system to ease access loans
At his inauguration yesterday, President William Ruto promised to review the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) listing system in a move that aims to ease access to credit. With a reviewed CRB listing system, the new...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
CRB listing system to be reviewed to ease access loans says President William Ruto
At his inauguration yesterday, President William Ruto promised to review the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) listing system in a move that aims to ease access to credit. With a reviewed CRB listing system, the new...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
The Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is Now available in Kenya for Ksh 4200
The Xiaomi Mi Band is one of the best and affordable fitness bands you can get on the market. The latest iteration in this series is the Xiaomi Mi Band 6 that you can get...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Google Introduces a Ksh 478 million fund to support startups in Kenya and across Africa
Google has introduced a Ksh 478 million fund that seeks to support startups in Kenya and across Africa. The firms will also benefit from a 6-month training programme which will also expose them to a...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Yellow Card’s userbase crosses the 1 Million mark Across 16 African Countries
Yellow Card Financial celebrates exceeding 1 million customers in only three years.  The company reached 1 million customers in March and shows no signs of slowing down. Since launching in Nigeria in 2019, Yellow Card...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Upgrade to iOS 16; Here are all the new features!
iOS 16 arrives today. Here are all the new features you should expect when you install the update on your iPhone.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Kenyans Are Broke Children Of A Developed Country Thanks To Technology
Kenya has been hailed for advancing in technology in what seems to be a seamless move from analogue to digital, from our homes, health facilities, social amenities, schools, county governments, national government, and obviously personal lives. Technology has occupied a big place
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
TECNO launches colour-changing Mondrian Edition Camon 19 Pro
The new Camon 19 Pro has light-sensing and colour-changing features
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
This LG OLED TV that normally costs ksh 900,000 is now discounted by 37%
LG is offering massive discounts on a number of products for the Kenyan market. The company says the discounts will be applicable to those who make purchases before October 2nd,2022, at the LG brand shop....
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Nokia G11 Plus specifications and price in Kenya
The Nokia G11 Plus is the Nokia G series to launch in Kenya. The phone is available locally starting from Ksh 18,000. The phone was launched in Kenya today and you can get it from...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Waya, a Digital Banking App for African Diaspora, launching on September 16th
Waya has announced the upcoming launch of its full service digital bank and money transfer app that will focus on the African diaspora.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Samsung TVs to stream ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ in glorious 8K
Prime Video and Samsung have announced a partnership that will allow Samsung's new Neo QLED 8K TVs to stream the show in glorious 8K.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
The Nokia G11 Plus is Now Available in Kenya for Ksh 18,000
The Nokia G11 has finally been launched in Kenya and is available in stores starting from Ksh 18,000 on Jumia and other retailers. This is the latest in the Nokia G series to be launched...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Apple is killing the physical SIM card in favour of the eSim
With the iPhone 14 and 14 Pro series, Apple is killing the physical SIM card in favour of the eSim. So get ready to embrace the new standard.
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Showmax Pro to air all FIFA 2022 World Cup matches
Sports fans around the world have begun the official countdown to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, kicking off in November. This will be the first time the tournament is held at the end of...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
iquid Networks Launches Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Secure to Protect African Businesses from DDoS Attacks
Liquid Networks, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, today announced the launch of its Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Secure offering to its customers. The solution is designed to proactively mitigate attacks...
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Crazy Kennar recognized as one of the emerging talents in the Meta (Facebook) ‘Creators of Tomorrow’ campaign
Meta has announced the launch of ‘Creators of Tomorrow', a new campaign  that celebrates emerging talents from around the world who are inspiring a new movement of creative content online. The campaign spotlights creators in...
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