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Press Release G-Kenya 2.0 to encourage adoption of innovation among Kenya’s entrepreneurs during 2nd annual conference organized for business owners, marketers, technology entrepreneurs, publishers/content owners and software developers. Google will soon be hosting its second annual web and mobile conference in Kenya. The conference dubbed G-Kenya 2.0 will target 1000

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I was meant to attend the Kenya ICT Board’s Dinner last week on the 30th September 2010 where they we’re to unveil the private sector digital content grant winners but I was really tired so could not make it. However, and this is something I had planned to blog about

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In today’s Daily Nation is an article in the Smart Company Magazine on ICT growth in Kenya. The article features a number of well known ICT personalities and businesses who we’re interviewed for various insights on where things are headed for Kenya. I was quoted in the same. You can

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In more Safaricom news this week, a fairly massive online and offline marketing campaign is running for what is being called “BAMBA Unlimited”. The promotion is basically a spin on Safaricom’s 3G bundles that are now a quasi-uncapped Internet service (depending on how you look at it). The way that

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10-year agreement in principle will extend innovative relationship that began in 2004; IBM to handle IT for Bharti Airtel’s 16 operations in Africa. In the first of its kind alliance in Africa to enable Bharti Airtel to deliver innovative and affordable 2G and 3G mobile services across in Africa. Cutting-edge

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This is really great news for Kenya! On September 16 this week in London at Nokia World, Kenya’s Virtual City won this year’s Global Growth Economy Venture Challenge from Nokia. The award was won in recognition of Virtual City’s Mobile Distributor Solution which is designed to improve distribution efficiencies for

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From this Thursday this week, Zain Kenya customers enjoy free airtime for seven days after the company launched its Dabo Dabo promotion. The promotion will see customers double their airtime every time they top up their phones with any denomination ranging from Kes. 50.00 to Kes. 1,000.00.  The bonus airtime

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China UnionPay cards to be accepted on Equity Bank’s ATMs and Point of Sale terminals countrywide. Equity Bank has signed up with the China UnionPay to allow its customers in Kenya and throughout East Africa to make transactions from Equity’s ATMs and Points of Sale. China UnionPay cards will be

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Efforts by global mobile phone solutions company Nokia to fight counterfeits through collaboration with state agencies have started bearing fruit, offering hope for increased tax revenues and job opportunities lost through importation of fake goods through the country’s points of entry. A Somali businessman Mr. Ibrahim Khalif of Salihiya Cargo

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This is a presentation on Mobile Applications in East Africa that I gave earlier this week at the AITEC East Africa Summit on the 8th of September 2010: Mobile Applications in East Africa by Moses Kemibaro View more presentations from kemibaro.

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