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Startup Safaris is looking for Africa’s best new technology startups to participate in the first-ever Startup Safari pitching session in Nairobi on Tuesday the 23rd February 2016. The inaugural session is being organised in partnership with Nest and the iHub and will see 5 finalists present their startups to attendees of

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BRCK today announced that it has closed a Kes. 300M (US$ 3M) funding round. This significant capital raise included investment from former AOL executives Jean and Steve Case, along with other participating international investors including Jim Sorenson, TED, MKS Alternative Investments, Synergy Energy and others. This funding round adds to

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This came as something of a surprise yesterday when Netflix launched in 190 countries globally including Kenya. Netflix is the home to some of the best on-demand video entertainment globally which means that Kenyans can finally enjoy it like the rest of the world. In order to use Netflix in

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Earlier this week I did a blog post on the biggest technology trends in Kenya from 2015 which you can read here. In addition, as is normally the case every year, here are my 10 technology predictions for Kenya in 2016: Online sports betting & gaming will see the arrival

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The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed. – William Gibson I did not renew my Multichoice DSTV service 2 months ago. I did this after they raised their premium package to almost Kes. 10,000.00 per month. Prior to that, I complained bitterly on social media

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As is normally the case at the end every year, I like to do a blog post on what I saw at the biggest trends in technology in Kenya from a somewhat personal perspective? Naturally, there are many other significant things that happened from a technology standpoint in 2015 in

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Infinix seems to be on a roll in Kenya. Indeed, after launching their first edition Note device earlier this year they confirmed sales of around half a million? This is NO mean feat. Those are amazing sales for a single smartphone model in Kenya meaning that when you combine them

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Earlier today the Communications Authority of Kenya released their latest sector statistics for the first quarter covering the period July to September 2015. As always, the report offers some interesting insights on mobile and internet trends in Kenya which I always feel compelled to share on my blog in a

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Below is the unboxing video of the Infinix Note2 that I got my hands on last week. This device has an impressively large 6 inch screen, an octacore processor, a 13 megapixel back camera and probably most importantly a 4040 mAh battery meaning it can run for 2 days on

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Over the last few weeks, Kenya’s digital ecosystem has been rocked by the debacle that hit Angani, the cloud services business that experienced what could only be described as a catastrophe of epic proportions. After a major falling out between the Founders and its Investors at a board meeting, Angani

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