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Infinix Hot S3 Finally Available in Kenya Exclusive to Safaricom

After the longest delay, we have seen yet, the Infinix Hot S3 has finally been unveiled in Kenya. The smartphone, which has been available...
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OPPO’s Bezel-less, Notch-less Find X Might Be Coming to Kenya

2018 has been the year of notches, thanks to the desire by every OEM to build a phone with a near bezelless display. So...
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Facebook Testing Video Monetizing Tools To Lure in Creators

Today, Facebook has made a major move on their video platform that would lure in creators from a platform like YouTube. Facebook says they are...
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TECNO Joins the Big Boys as One of Africa’s Most Admired Electronics Brand

TECNO Mobile has grown to be a household name in the African continent, thanks to the brand's ever-growing popularity across many countries. An evidence...
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Safaricom Launches M-Pesa Loyalty Promotion Ahead of Proposed Mobile Money Tax Increase

Safaricom has launched a promotion dubbed “Maisha Ni M-PESA Tu” that is aimed at rewarding Safaricom subscribers who use the company's mobile money service for...

Kenyan Developers Can Now Register as Merchants To Sell Apps on Play Store

On the consumer side, we are presented a list of free and paid apps on an app store and Google Play is no different....
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You Can No Longer Book or Pay for an Uber Via Google Maps

Sometime in early 2017, Google Maps introduced a neat feature where users could book an Uber without opening the online ride-sharing app. The development...
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Set Back as Kenyan Legislators Invalidate Drone Regulations

Back in March this year, the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) gazetted the proposed Remote Piloted Aircraft Systems Regulations, 2017 which set to legalize the...

The Startup Ecosystem in Africa Is Thriving – These Tech Stories Are Here to Prove It

The innovation revolution in Africa is on a rise, from startups that not only bring major impact to the local countries but also cross...
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Alipay and WeChat Pay Coming to Kenya via Equitel

The recent influx of Chinese expatriates in the country, thanks to a number of China-funded projects, has seen a spike in a number of...
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TechnoBrain Seals an Agriculture-Empowering Deal for Africa Farmers with Microsoft

It appears that the partnership between Microsoft and TechnoBrain is taking another leap. A few weeks ago, the two technology companies sealed a deal...
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DStv Users Get Data Bundles for World Cup on the Go

We are in another World Cup year and since this is 2018, satellite TV is not the only way we consume content at home....
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Google Opens Its First AI Research Centre in Africa

Google is spreading their AI researching capabilities to Africa
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Microsoft Buys Github, Apple Trolls Facebook, Dramatic Departure of WhatsApp Founders from Facebook

In this week's Clicked, we cover Github's acquisition by Microsoft, Apple's WWDC and the shade they gave Facebook and the expensive split from Facebook...
Kris Senanu

Telkom Rekindles its Enterprise Arm with Ambitious Connectivity Targets

Sometime in 2016, Orange Kenya, which now runs its trade as Telkom, was acquired by Helios Investment Partners. At the moment, the U.K. firm...
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Jamboshop Aims for Jumia Kenya’s Lunch, Promises to Fix Customer Pain Points

The e-commerce space in Kenya is a fast growing business with more shops taking up the trade to either complement their physical presence or...

Africa Tech Startup News Roundup – From AfroBytes, Demo Africa to Google Launchpad

AfroBytes 2018 In case you missed it, there was a big gathering devoted to African technology and business held in Paris at the Afrobytes marketplace....
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Uber Bets On Developing Markets With a Uber Lite Pilot in India

Uber is getting to the Lite app game to score on developing markets
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Kenya Finally Making Strides Towards Data Protection Laws

Kenya's ICT Cabinet Secretary, Joe Mucheru, on June 11, 2018, announced that the government is working on a draft data protection law that will...
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Airtel Prematurely Pulls Out of Merger Talks with Telkom Kenya

Airtel Kenya has disappointed quite a number of people, including senior Ministry of ICT and Treasury officials as well as Telkom Kenya shareholders after the company...
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Kenya’s CA Ushers in the 25th EACO Meet to Dive Into Regional ICT Practices

Earlier today, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) kicked off the 25th installment of the East African Communication Organization Assemblies (EACO) at Nairobi’s Safari...
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This Banana Has 4G Internet, Google Assistant and a Kes.8,000 Price Tag

I know, it's outrageous! A banana costing a much as some smartphones? Well, if that price is where you are stuck at, then you...

Samsung Reportedly Working on Android Go-Powered Budget Smartphones

When speaking of budget smartphones, Samsung doesn't come to mind. This is because the company has strongly position itself as a premium brand pushing...
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Samsung’s New Smartphones are Squad Goals for Those on a Budget

Samsung Electronics East Africa has today launched what they call "The Ultimate Squad". The Squad consists of a trendsetter, movie star, photographer and a...

Tanzania’s Jamii Forums Forced To Close Over New Regulations

A popular Tanzanian website was forced to close down over the new regulations
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Telkom Introduces Super Cheap 5GB ‘Night Owl’ Bundle

There are a lot, and we mean a lot of Telkom Kenya data plans out there. This is not surprising as competing carriers have...
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Google Removed Egg From Salad Emoji and Twitter Wants a Fight

  Emojis are a huge part of our texting culture and they have shaped how we express various feelings and emotions to other people around...
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Safaricom to Offer 2018 World Cup Streaming Bundle with iFlix and Kwese Deal

This a very interesting period for football fans across the globe, primarily because World Cup matches will be gracing our televisions after a very...
Lava Mobile

Indian Mobile Phone Maker Lava Prepares to Take on Kenyan Market

India's fifth-largest feature phone vendor by sales volume is gearing up to take on the Kenyan market with a portfolio of not-only feature phones...
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