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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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SimbaPay yesterday announced the addition of Ghana and Uganda as remittance destinations on its international digital money transfer platform. Going forward, using the SimbaPay app or website, Ghanaians and Ugandans living in Europe can now send money to mobile phones in Ghana or Uganda instantly. “This is the perfect Christmas

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Over this past weekend Kilimall gave me a Gionee Marathon M6 Lite to unbox. This is the very first time I have handled this brand and I was pretty excited to get down to business. The M6 Lite is a Dual SIM 5.5 inch Android Smartphone with an amazing 4,000

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It seems to me that Safaricom has what appears to be an unassailable lead as Kenya’s utterly and completely dominant mobile network. Its a behemoth of staggering proportions that seems to devour everything in its path. Everything, and I mean EVERYTHING that Safaricom touches seems almost always to turn to

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I just heard from a team member at Brave Venture Labs (Brave) that they will be holding their inaugural Brave Data Festival this week on the 17th and 18th November 2016. One thing I know about the folks over at Brave is that they LOVE all things data so this first

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Earlier today Safaricom launched its expanded 4G network in Kenya which now covers the 7 cities and towns of Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret, Meru and Kisii. This also means that 30 counties in Kenya now have access to Safaricom’s 4G network. It was also announced during today’s launch that mobile

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