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I am really really excited about this blog post! Basically, using Facebook’s Advertising Campaign Dashboard I was able to ‘harvest’ data on their users in Kenya during the month of May 2016 across a broad range of metrics. I have been able to use various data sets to create an

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Its been a good number of years since I did a list ranking popular websites in Kenya here on my blog. As it turns out, even today, these are (still!) some of my most popular blog posts with views in the tens of thousands to-date. Therefore, given that the complexion

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Something pretty special happened at Microsoft when Satya Nadella took over the helm as their CEO. All of a sudden, Microsoft started doing things that were unthinkable a few years earlier. They partnered with competitors like Google and Apple to deploy their offerings across mobile and desktop operating systems, as

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I just received a press release that Ringier Africa and One Africa Media (OAM) have come together to create ROAM, a joint venture business that will consolidate their respective online classifieds ventures in Africa. This sort of consolidation seemed inevitable to me given that this is a space that was highly

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This blog post is really overdue and I am sure my friends over at Tecno Kenya are not amused! Truth be said, April 2016 was incredibly busy so I just did not get time to do this sooner. Anyway, I finally got round to doing the unboxing of Tecno’s latest

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Below is a link to a BBC video and article in which I was interviewed to talk about Sendy, a fast growing on-demand logistics business in Kenya:  

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I just got off the phone with a source who confirmed that although Easy Taxi is closing shop in Kenya at the end of May 2016, they have been acquired and will be rebranded to Little Cabs from the 1st June 2016. As of this writing, Easy Taxi has over 3,000

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The presentation below is a concise collection of 60 things that I think every startup entrepreneur needs to know based on my over 15 years experience working in a good number of technology startups in Kenya and beyond. This is the sort of stuff that I wished someone would have

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Its been a good number of years since I last did a review of a Samsung smartphone. Indeed, for the longest time, I really had no idea how good or bad they were but what I did know is that the rise of affordable and high quality mobile brands like

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Press Release Dotsavvy Limited (Dotsavvy), Kenya’s first Digital Business Agency is set to launch SavvyRide, a free on-demand taxi mobile app and service supported though advertising Nairobi, 1st April 2016 – Kenya’s on-demand digital services space is set to experience the arrival of SavvyRide, a new and free on-demand taxi

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