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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...
Airtel Kenya

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...
EACO

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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Inventory Management Platform Tanda is Live with Credit Offers and More

We must know that our interaction with Tanda, an inventory management platform, was non-existent until a few days ago when the company announced that...
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Instagram Might Ditch 1 Minute Videos For Longer Ones

Instagram is mainly a photo sharing community but it's over 800 million users can also post videos as 1 minute snippets on the feed...
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Zambia Jumps on New Trend to Regulate Online Content as WhatsApp Group Admins and Bloggers Required to Register

Quick question, do you think African leaders have a WhatsApp group where they share terrible ideas? Like seriously, first it was Tanzania - trying to...
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New Technologies Meet Sports: Entertaining Mix

Technology is all around us, in every moment of our day: we use social networks to interact with people, internet searches of every topic...
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Apple Trolls Facebook Various Ways at Developer Conference

Apple wants to protect you from Facebook
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SEACOM Finalizes the Upgrade of Subsea Cable System to 1.5Tbps for High-Speed Backbones

SEACOM has announced that it upgraded its primary submarine network system from the Southern Eastern African coastline landing to Europe. The development has bolstered...
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Trio of Kenyan Startups Bag Investments from Norwegian Accelerator Pangea

Pangea is a Norway-based startup accelerator whose purpose of life is to create a pipeline that ensures access to investment for African startups. The...
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“Microsoft Will Force People to Use Edge to Access GitHub” and Other Stories

Over the weekend, news broke that Microsoft would acquire code-repository company GitHub. Today, Washington-based Microsoft confirmed the news and disclosed that they forked out $7.5...
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Kenyan Ride Share Service Little Sells 10% Stake For Kshs 300 million

Little, one of our own local taxi hailing services, has sold its stake for African expansion as reported by Reuters. Little is being reported to...
Microsoft Middle East and Africa Director for Government and Regulatory Affairs Christopher Akiwumi (R) and Strathmore Law School Dean Dr Luis Franceschi

East Africa’s Courts Set to Benefit from Microsoft-backed Digitization Upgrades

Microsoft and Strathmore University School of Law have devised a partnership that will see key strides made in the manner East Africa’s judicial systems...
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Hillary Clinton Wants to Run Facebook,GDPR Mayhem,Spiegel’s Shade and Other Tech Stories from This Week

In this week's Clicked, we delve in how companies are panicking in reaction to GDPR,Papua New Guinea banning Facebook but not with good intentions,Facebook...
Uganda's President Museveni attends his swearing-in ceremony at the Independance grounds in Uganda's capital Kampala

Ugandans to Start Paying Tax for Social Media and Mobile Money Usage

At the beginning of April, Uganda's president, Yoweri Museveni stated that he would tax social media usage in the country, apparently, since they are...
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WhatsApp is Slowly Rolling out Group Video and Voice Calls

WhatsApp is delivering on their promise
Telkom Kenya

Telkom Kenya to Expand LTE Coverage to More Areas Within Nairobi

In the process of enhancing the reliability, capacity, speeds and reach of its network, Telkom Kenya has announced the expansion of its 4G-covered zones...
Mobile Lenders

Kenya’s Finance Ministry to Introduce Regulative Framework for Digital Lenders

The success of mobile lending apps is, admittedly, attributed to the foundation laid by M-PESA services. It is, perhaps, the primary factor that such...
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