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Earlier this afternoon I received an excerpt of the the annual “Mastercard Love Index”, an analysis of payment card transactions over a three-year period. The latest insights from the same have revealed that sentimental spending has increased by 49 percent and love is the latest thing to go digital, with

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The first time I became aware that ransomware had become a major ‘thing’ in Kenya was last year when a friend of mine who works in the IT department of a well-known business called me in a panic when their servers had been compromised and mission critical files had been

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Liquid Telecom has received final regulatory approval to become the majority stakeholder in Raha, one of Tanzania’s leading Internet Service Providers which currently serves over 1,500 businesses as well as a growing number of retail customers with a range of connectivity solutions, including fibre, satellite, WiMAX and Wi-Fi. Raha operates a

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Google yesterday released its annual Year In Search 2016, which uncovers searches and questions that drove Kenyans online throughout the year. Similar to last year’s Year in Search, 2016’s most trending searches were mainly driven by events and personalities. Here is what trended most in Kenya on Google in 2016:

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Earlier this week announced the upcoming launch of their new Mobius II model. I wrote about this company ages ago on this blog here when they were just getting their start in Kenya and it looks like they are growing well and innovating massively as a homegrown automotive brand. The new

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Earlier today I took Cellulant’s recently launched Mula mobile app for a spin. Mula is a mobile app that is focussed on streamlining the process of paying bills via mobile channels. However, as events would have it, the very phone I used to do the review was stolen from me this afternoon

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Earlier this week, Azuri Technologies (Azuri), a UK-based provider of PayGo Solar home systems, and home entertainment satellite provider, Zuku launched the first complete pay-as-you-go satellite TV package targeting households without electricity in the Kenyan market. AzuriTV Combines solar home power, 24-inch TV, satellite dish and Zuku Smart+ entertainment with 48

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YouTube today morning launched YouTube Rewind 2016 – a reflection of the videos that captured attention of Kenyans from January to December 2016. YouTube Rewind is an annual collection of videos produced, created, and uploaded on YouTube and brings together the biggest music, trends, memes, and characters from the past

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I recently had the opportunity to conduct an interview with Peter Nduati who is the CEO of Resolution Insurance Group on the launch of Ziara Cover, an innovative mobile-based accident emergency medical insurance cover for commuters. Ziara was developed in partnership with E-ntervene and caters for emergency treatment of passengers following

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How time flies! I recently had the opportunity to interview Facebook’s Antigone Davis (Head of Global Safety at Facebook) and Akua Gyekye (Public Policy Manager, Africa) following the recent launch of the redesigned Facebook Safety Center and Bullying Prevention Hub. I jumped at the opportunity to interview them after their PR

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