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The Truth: Exploring Kenya’s Decision to Suspend Worldcoin Operations

Over the last few days there has been a lot of noise about Kenya's decision to suspend its operations of newly launched Worldcoin, a new cryptocurrency that uses a unique method of identification to reduce the risk of fraud....

Healthtech: Kenyan Startup Afya Rekod Partners with UK’s Medi-Science

The UK's Medi-science International Limited and Kenya-based startup Afya Rekod have announced a strategic collaboration. According to an announcement, the collaboration will seek to transform healthcare delivery through decentralization and improved access to personal health data in Africa and Europe....

StarTimes Media Expands to More Counties Across Kenya

Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has rolled out major expansion plans aimed at driving service delivery closer to subscribers across major counties. The move will see increased investment in the setup and operation of business halls across five more...

Safaricom to Take All M-PESA Services Offline – When, Why & How Long

Safaricom is set to take down all M-PESA services from Saturday 6 November 2021 at 23:59 until Sunday morning 04:00 - effectively for four hours as Kenya's largest telecom company conducts maintenance on its services for around the 10th...

3 Ways That Safaricom is Leading the Future of IoT in Kenya

The Internet of Things (IoT) sums up a collective web of interconnected smart devices all running through the internet across each other to a central information hub, working together in unison. IoT has become a buzz term in regards to...

Twitter Reacts: Kenyan President Linked to Pandora Papers

The Pandora Papers - nearly 3TBs worth of data containing over 11.9-million records have implicated Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of Kenya, and members of his family, including his mother 'Mama' Ngina Kenyatta, brother Muhoho Kenyatta, sisters, and others, in...

Zuku Could Soon Be Releasing an Android TV-Ready Decoder

Satellite and fixed internet provider Zuku seems to be looking into releasing a decoder loaded with Android TV in the future, combined with Google Play and YouTube. The service is available in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi & Zambia. https://twitter.com/BeingWesh/status/1276064934338555909?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1276064934338555909&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftechweez.com%2F2020%2F06%2F25%2Fzuku-might-release-android-tv-decoder%2F New images...

COVID-19: TransUnion Provides Key Info to Kenya’s Financial Services Providers

Global information and insights company TransUnion says Kenya’s financial services providers and consumer credit market will have to drive a robust, proactive response to the COVID-19 crisis if they are to manage the risks to the industry, with the...

Nigerian Man Receives Death Sentence via Zoom – A Look at the Future of Correctional Systems?

A man in Nigeria was sentenced to death via the popular video conferencing app Zoom this week - this after courts in Nigeria turn to video-conferencing platforms as the country struggles under nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19. CNN reports that...

Safaricom Customers Use 1GB of Data Per Month on Average

With the release of Safaricom's 2019/2020 FY results, there are new details about the massive telecom's userbase and revenue. Service revenue grew by +4.8% year on year to $2.3-billion (KES 251.2-billion) from the $2.2-billion (KES 239.8-billion) recorded revenue of the...
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