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I wrote a blog post earlier this week here on the extreme measures that Kenya’s Communications Authority (CA) intended to take with regards public WiFi use in the country, as reported in the mainstream media. Thankfully, many of my concerns that led to the blog post were unfounded according to

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Big Brother – From the name of the head of state in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. A person or organisation exercising total control over people’s lives.  This one was truly a shocker. Honest. I read the coverage in today’s editions of the Business Daily here and the Daily Nation here.

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I love travelling in Kenya on holiday or business whenever I get the chance. There is so much to see and so much to do that its almost a little bewildering? Kenya is truly blessed in every sense of the word from a tourism perspective. Therefore, I was a little

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I received a press release earlier this evening that announced that Facebook has opened its very first office in Africa at the swanky Melrose Arch area of Johannesburg, South Africa. Facebook’s newest business office will be headed by Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, the company’s new Head of Africa. This move confirms

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I saw an email earlier this evening from the Kenya Network Information Centre (i.e. KENIC) which manages and operates the .KE Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) in Kenya that indicated that there are currently 45,685 domains in their registry as of June 2015. This is amazing growth given that this

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According to a report released today by the Communications Authority (CA), all mobile networks in Kenya failed to meet their Quality of Service (QoS) targets for the period 2013 – 2014. Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom and the now defunct Essar (YU) did however manage to meet the QoS targets for Handover

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I just came across an online news article that quoted an announcement by Equity Bank’s CEO James Mwangi from the on-going World Economic Forum in Cape Town earlier this week that their Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Equitel now has over 800,000 subscribers. In the same update, James Mwangi also

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So. Facebook just announced that they plan to launch their Facebook Lite Android mobile app targeting the next billion users in emerging markets like Kenya and Africa. At first glance, Facebook Lite seems to be a pretty good idea since its a version of the Facebook Android mobile app that

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Its been a long time coming but Uber earlier this evening at their official Nairobi launch party announced that it will now be possible for their customers to use both cash and Safaricom’s M-Pesa to make payments for rides in Kenya. The cash and M-Pesa payments are being trialled in

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I have a confession to make. When it comes to Microsoft’s Windows Phone devices I have been less than impressed since it kicked off a few years ago with Nokia at the helm before they were acquired. Microsoft has been working at this thing like crazy but the truth is

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