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Safaricom has partnered with Huawei to unveil three 5G experiential centres across Nairobi. The three centres, located in Safaricom’s Village Market, The Hub and Buruburu...

Indian Tech Firm Establishes Office, Training Centre In Nairobi

Indian tech firm Zoho Corp has opened its new office in Westlands, Nairobi to cater to its growing customer base in Kenya. The office, which is...

Toshiba Taps Mitsumi To Set Up Data Centres As It Eyes Kenya’s Data Market

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba has entered into a partnership with Mitsumi Group, one of the leading IT powerhouse in the Middle East and Africa in...

African Tech Leaders To Converge At Africa Cloud & Security Summit

The Africa Cloud & Security Summit is set to bring together leading experts in cloud computing and cybersecurity for two days of insightful discussions and thought-provoking presentations.

TikTok Introduces New Features For Teens And Families

TikTok has announced new well-being features for teens, families and its broader community. The entertainment platform is improving its screen time controls with more custom options,...

Africa Cloud & Security Summit Returns For 13th Year

dx5 (formerly CIO Africa) has announced that the annual Africa Cloud & Security Summit will be back for its 13th edition on 16 & 17 March 2023.

Regional Jitume Labs Launched To Equip Youth With Digital Skills

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Business Requirements Forcing CIOs To Hybridize Data Centres, Schneider Electric White Paper Reveals

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The parent company for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, Meta, has introduced paid verification for Facebook and Instagram. Dubbed Meta Verified, the subscription service lets you...

Top Five Online Dating Schemes Fraudsters Are Using These Days

Dating threats: as online dating popularity continues to grow so do the threats from cybercriminals looking to exploit vulnerable individuals.

Kenya Records 278 Million Cyberattacks In 3 Just Months

Check Point Software reveals that the number of cyberthreats reported to the Kenyan National Cyber Crime Centre (NCC) in the first quarter of the 2022/23 year rose by almost 200%.

Starlink in Kenya: Lessons from Nigeria as Launch Nears

Here's what Nigerians' experience with Starlink so far tells us about its anticipated launch in Kenya.

14 Start-Ups Picked To Pitch Live At Africa Tech Summit 2023

Africa Tech Summit has announced the final shortlist of ventures who will Pitch Live on stage to investors, corporate and media at the Africa Tech Summit in Nairobi from 15th to 16th February.

Absa Bank Upgrades Timiza To Allow For ATM Withdrawals

Absa Bank Kenya has unveiled an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) withdrawal option on its mobile wallet platform Timiza, allowing subscribers to withdraw funds from...

Samsung’s Device Solutions Division Obtains ISO Certification

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Davis & Shirtliff Unveils Mobile App For Partial Payment Of Solar, Water Equipment

Davis & Shirtliff has launched a new mobile application system that allows customers to make partial savings towards the purchase of water and energy...

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US, UK Pour Billions Into Nairobi Data Centre

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Why Bank to M-Pesa Charges Were Suspended

The charges had been stopped in 2020 at the height of Covid-19 in Kenya, ostensibly to boost cashless transactions. Wafula, however, moved to court to challenge the legality of the bank to M-Pesa transfer fees charged to consumers entirely.

You Can Now Withdraw Your Fuliza Limit at an M-Pesa Agent

Previously, Fuliza overdrafts could only be used to send money to another subscriber, even with insufficient funds in your M-Pesa wallet, buy airtime, or to pay for goods and services using Lipa na M-Pesa.

Five Healthy Digital Habits For 2023

Early January is a great time to start using healthy digital habits and you still have time to make a promise to yourself and...

Elon Musk to Disrupt Safaricom, Zuku in 2023

The entry of Starlink into Kenya would signal new, well-heeled competition for internet service providers (ISPs) such as Safaricom, Wananchi Group-owned Zuku and Jamii Telecommunications' Faiba.

Battery Exchange Stations Kick Off Electric Motorbikes Revolution In Kenya

Kenya, East Africa's biggest economy, is hoping electric-powered motorcycles will catch on and place it ahead of its regional peers in the shift to zero-emission electric mobility. T

Gamers in Africa Are Aiming for Global Inclusion, And The World is Paying Attention

The games have their concepts derived from an African storyline. For instance, Kukulu is the name of a chicken in Ethiopia which, according to the creators, originated from a traditional sport in Ethiopia called Akukulu Alnegam.

Opinion: The Cloud Must Prioritise The Edge

By George Senzere A perfect storm is brewing: the number of IoT devices is doubling every five years, according to analyst firm Gartner, and cloud...

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