Saturday, November 17, 2018

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Twitter

Safaricom vs Twitter: The Mystery of Twitter’s SMS Service

You have probably come across Sunday Nation's story, "Suspension of service hurting tweeting chief" that highlights Chief Francis Kariuki's story of how he uses...
Mc Jessy

Comedian Mc Jessy Forced to Apologize Following Insensitive Joke

Have you ever told a joke that went too far and came out as insensitive? If so, this is the exact same thing that...
Tecno Camon 11 Kenya

Tecno to Introduce Their Next Camera Phone, Tecno Camon 11

Tecno will this month introduce the Tecno Camon 11, the camera phone smartphone with dedicated optics as the selling point.
Debra Mallowah

Safaricom Appoints Debra Mallowah as Chief Business Development Officer

Debra Mallowah is the new Chief Business Development Officer at Safaricom, a newly created post to ensure continued search for new ways to do business.
Kenya-South Africa Visa Review

Kenyan Business and Student Travellers Receive Extended Visas to South Africa

Travelling between African countries has always been a hard task with multiple calls from people for the scrapping of visa requirement for Africans travelling...
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iPhone-XS

Safaricom Shop Opens iPhone XS Pre-Orders Bundled with Free Case and Data

Apple released the new iPhone Xs in September and as expected, the device would retail at $1000 with higher spec'd version going all the...
Safaricom House 2018

Safaricom’s Declining Service Quality Cost it Over 293 Million in Fines

Eighteen-year-old Safaricom has released their sustainability report for the year April 2017 - March 2018 and the report reveals that the company paid Kenya's...
Airtel

Airtel Africa Planning an IPO to Offset $5 Billion Debt

Airtel's operations in Africa have faced tough times but recently, there has been light at the end of the tunnel after the company reported...
Tala

PayPal Invests An Undisclosed Amount in Mobile Loans Service Tala

PayPal, an online money transfer and payments platform has reportedly invested an undisclosed amount in Tala, a microlending app. The investment is said to help...
UberChapChap

Uber Adds Safety Features into its Rider and Driver Apps

At the end of last week, Uber announced the new Safety Toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to riders,...
Hon Wainaina Wa Jungle

Kenya MP Proposes Bank Guarantees for Government Contracts

Thika Town Member of Parliament, Honourable Wainaina Wa Jungle has proposed an amendment to the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015 to include...
Tanzania Tourist Board SITE photo

Tanzania’s Tourist Board Shares Fake Photo of Government Officials on Top of Mt. Kilimanjaro

Africa is one interesting continent, from painting Donkeys black and white stripes and trying to pass them as Zebras at a Zoo in Egypt...
zuku

Zuku’s Parent Company Reportedly Looking to Sell

Zuku's parent company, Wananchi Group, has hired US-Based asset management firm, Lazard Limited to seek buyers for the company reports Bloomberg. Wananchi, which owns...
Posta Kenya

Amazon Targets Direct Shipping to Kenya Through Posta Partnership

Kenya's online shopping uptake has been growing exponentially, so much so that the Communications Authority of Kenya has embarked on a mission to roll...
caller

Safaricom NoLonger Alerts Subscribers When Airtime Gets Depleted

For a little over two weeks now, Safaricom subscribers have not been receiving the usual airtime depletion notification that comes right before your call is...