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Kenya, together with Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Venezuela are just a handful of countries where Facebook’s Messenger Lite for Android is being launched today. The standalone Messenger Lite for Android is a slimmed down version of Messenger that offers the core features of Messenger for markets like Kenya with a

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This has been something of an interesting week in terms of data-driven statistics as far as mobile, internet and mobile money is concerned in Kenya. Earlier this week I attended a Google breakfast event where they shared their latest numbers from their Consumer Barometer surveys. In addition, yesterday, the Communications

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It seems somewhat fitting that Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropped in on an unsuspecting Kenya last week as part of his first ever Africa visit to better understand the nascent yet fast growing technology scene here. Indeed, everyone now gets a sense that Kenya is most definitely at the epicentre

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Its that time of year again – its iPhone launch time! Today saw the unveiling of the latest (and greatest?) iPhone ever in the form of the iPhone 7. Apple announced that they have sold over 1 Billion iPhones to-date which is just insane but there you have it! I

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Press Release Focus on ICT training and skills development to empower youth to leverage new opportunities in fast-growing digital economy Over 500 participants from government, business, academia, non-governmental organizations and the United Nations family are meeting in Nairobi this week to formulate and optimize human capacity building strategies for the

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As I suspected he would, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in Nairobi yesterday after making his maiden trip to Lagos in Nigeria a few days ago. I had posited that he would have to come to Kenya since no technology trip to Africa would be complete without paying homage to

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According to a press release I received this morning, Zuku will offer 90 days free television subscription to new customers who purchase Zuku’s Smart TV bouquet. The offer takes effect from today, 1st September 2016. In addition, starting September 15, 2016, existing Zuku customers will be offered 30 days free television viewing

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Press Release The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which have been adopted as the successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are set to be achieved at a time of major digital technology transformation. Emerging technologies are increasingly becoming a reality which requires different sets of knowledge and skills across all

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I recently got my hands on the just launched dual SIM Infinix Note 3 which is something of a shocker since the Infinix Note 2 was only launched at the end of last year. The Infinix Note 3 basically has nothing in common with its predecessor from a design and

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Press Release Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria to listen and learn and take ideas back to California on how Facebook can better support tech development and entrepreneurship across Africa Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, using his time in the country to visit

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