About Author

Martin Gicheru

is the Managing Editor at Techweez, he has a passion for consumer technologies and the ecosystems around it. You will find him interested mostly about mobile phones, mobile operating systems, social media and internet business. He does the mobile phone reviews on this site. Anime fan.

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Join the Stakeholder Discussion to Iron out What Ails Kenya Tech Ecosystem

Kenya’s tech space has recently had a hit with the Angani kerfuffle that requires a real conversation among the people

Skype for Websites

Skype Now Has a Share Button for Websites

The share button is one of the most important aspects in the social media landscape in that it has made

Bob Collymore Safaricom

Here is what To Expect from Safaricom’s HY’ 16 Results on Thursday

Safaricom is slated to announce its Half Year 2016 results on Thursday,  5th November 2015. The Telco has in recent

Safaricom Mpesa G2

As Safaricom Hits 15, what’s been the Impact on Kenyan Tech Scene?

Safaricom was launched in the year 2000 as an underdog in the telecom sector. The green company headquartered in Westlands,

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Google Brings Age Rating Filters To Play Store Apps And Content

The mobile device revolution has it that consumers are barely keeping up with the new things coming and being made

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Exif Data Shows Purported Mike Sonko Call From Barack Obama Most Probably Fake

Once in a while we get treated to theatrics by individuals in the quest for being famous and being talked

Password Alert by Google

Google Launches Password Alert To Keep Users From Phishing Attempts

There are enough well-documented cases of users of Google services like Gmail and even other services being duped into entering

Safaricom House

Stephen Chege Is the New Safaricom Director, Corporate Affairs Replacing Nzioka Waita

Very recently Safaricom lost one of the very important individuals at the top, Nzioka Waita who went on to become

Safaricom thebox

Confirmed: Safaricom Android Decoder Is Called The Box, Will Do Video On Demand

Details emerging confirm that Safaricom’s set top boxes are already in the country ready to launch and be shipped out.


Twitter Now Allows Any Of Your Followers To DM You

Twitter has been rolling out several changes recently. Some of those changes have included group direct messages, shooting and sharing


AFB Acquires Kenyan Startup Weza Tele for Kshs. 154 Million

We are not used to such big news where a Kenyan startup is acquired for millions let alone hundreds of

Nzioka Waita Safaricom

Safaricom Director Of Corporate Affairs Nzioka Waita Resigns For Government Job

Safaricom’s Nzioka Waita has tendered his resignation at Safaricom from his role as Director of Corporate Affairs. The legal mind

Safaricom Mpesa servers

BREAKING: Safaricom Now Hosting Mpesa Servers In Kenya

Safaricom is a market leader in mobile money, both locally and globally. The company is doing well by any means.

Huawei Catch the light

Video: Huawei Teases The Ascend P8 Fronting Camera Capabilities

Huawei is launching the next flagship, the Ascend P8 next week in London. This is on 15th of April. The

Wiko Easter freebies

Get Freebies This Easter With Purchase Of Wiko Smartphones

Wiko, the French smartphone company has opened up Easter giveaways for consumers who purchase their phones during the Easter period.

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Huawei Trolls Samsung Ahead Of Ascend P8 Launch In London

It’s that season again when flagships get released. Some catch attention of many effortlessly while others don’t. Some vendors also

Galaxy J1

Samsung Galaxy J1 4G Review: Samsung’s Budget 4G Smartphone

 4G is a thing here in Kenya, now that we are just near fresh from the announcement by one telco

LG G4 Leak

LG G4 Leaked Images Point To Evolutionary Upgrade For The Flagship Handset

 LG G4, LG’s 2015 flagship is on it’s way, touted for an April release. This will be the second high

Wiko Getaway

Wiko Getaway First Look And Preview

Wiko launched the Wiko Getaway a few days ago. And we have with us a review device. The Wiko Getaway

Galaxy S6

Samsung Confirms Date Of Availability For Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge In Kenya

Samsung already opened pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge. The two devices have a pre-order price of

Galaxy S6 Edge India

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge Launches In India

Samsung has today launched the Galaxy S6 in India. This is the first in-country launch anywhere outside the global launch


Confirmed: HTC One M7 Won’t Be Receiving Android 5.1 Update

It’s not always milk and honey, the fun ends at some point. This is what the first HTC One version

China's tech powerhouse

Huawei Could Make This Year’s Nexus Smartphone, And This Is A Thing

Though Huawei has seen a moment in Q4 2014 when they were bypassed via technicalities by Lenovo, the company has

Safaricom House

Breaking: Safaricom Does Massive Top Level Reshuffle, Some Exit The Telco

It’s not exactly well at Safaricom house. This is because of some changes in the senior leadership late this afternoon.

Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung Opens Up Pre-Orders For Galaxy S6, S6 Edge In Kenya

Samsung has today opened up pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The two phones are this year’s

Peter Chou, Cher Wang

HTC Replaces CEO Peter Chou With Female CEO Cher Wang

Peter Chou has been HTC CEO for 11 years now and has seen the rise, fall and steady rise again

Anticounterfeit agency website hacked

Kenya Anti-Counterfeit Agency Website Hacked By Indonesian Hackers

The Kenya Anti-counterfeit Agency website is compromised. The website www.aca.go.ke currently shows a black screen with a message “Hacked by

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Huawei Ascend P8 Could Be Launching Soon, London Event Invites Sent Out

In less than a month Huawei will be unveiling their next flagship, almost a year after they unveiled the Ascend

Wiko Country Manager John Mutwiri

5 Inch Wiko Getaway Launched In Kenya Market

Wiko, a French mobile company which prides itself to be the number two smartphone vendor in France and also the

Digital TV

Digital Migration Tantrums Over, The Hardliners Towed The Line

Digital Migration in Kenya hasn’t been without it’s fair share of abrasiveness. What with the three media houses using whatever