SOCIAL MEDIA

Kenya ICT Market Key Indicators and Stats according to ICT Board Survey

Kenya ICT Board carried out A survey in the ICT industry in Kenya and here are the key highlights and stats. The year in consideration is 2010: Volume of international traffic…

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#Kenya28Feb-10 Reasons why you should Just Sing The National Anthem and Stop Complaining

Today at 1 pm which is like 1 hour and 30 minutes away as of the time of posting this, Kenyans will stand united and sing all three verse of…

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Mxit to make a big come back in Kenya

They came, they partnered with Safaricom and they failed. That was back in May 2010 when Mxit was presented to Kenyans through Safaricom.  Although the deal caused a lot of…

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Fired for Following Instructions- Why Kenyan Businesses Should have Social Media Policy

Almost a year ago during Tandaa Symposium at Stanley, a lady employee from Google expressed to me how hard it is to operate a social media account and talk freely…

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Wikimedia Kenya became the second Chapter of Wikimedia in Africa

Last Saturday I attended a party to celebrate the official  recognition of Kenyan Wikimedia community as  39th Wikimedia Chapter.  Kenya became the second chapter in Africa after South Africa. The…

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Mzalendo.com – A new face of Mzalendo launched in Kenya

Yesterday a new face of Mzalendo.com was launched. The new Mzalendo.com  has  detailed information about Kenyans  Members of Parliament. Among others ,there are  detailed info on the MPS profiles, a…

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Facebook Files for $5 Billion IPO

Facebook  just filed the preliminary prospectus for its initial public offering seeking to raise $5 Billion . Here is the full S-1

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Caroline Mutoko and the two sides of her Story

Wow, Caroline Mutoko hit a raw nerve with some Social Media gurus on her piece which is still not yet online by the time of writing this. So I have…

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Google Kenya vs Mocality- A little Bird is saying someone has been fired

You remember the issue of Google Kenya doing the opposite of what their tagline is “Don’t be evil”?  Yes, accessing Mocality’s database and attempting to sell  competing product to their…

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How Africa Tweets- Mobile is the device of choice and Kenyan Tweeps are second most active in Africa

Almost three years ago when I joined twitter, it  was still completely unknown social networking site to the wider Kenyan and African audiences apart from the early adopters.  At the…

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Serena Hotels Looking for Social Media Executive

Serena Hotels are looking to recruit a Social Media Executive in the Ecommerce Department. The successful applicant will report to the eCommerce Manager.  Job Description The Social Media Executive will…

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Interview with Multichoice Kenya General Manager Stephen Isaboke – Says Dstv is far ahead and their pricing is fair.

After i wrote the post Dstv vs Zuku Tv- Why Zuku is about to become number one Pay Tv in Kenya , there ware strong reactions from people on social…

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Youth in Agriculture Blogging Competition -Three Kenyans need your online votes

As members of Bake, one of our aims is to expand blogging beyond the current concentration on technology/business and poetry to other aspect of life.  One area that needs more…

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WordPress 3.3 is available for Download or update inside your WordPress dashboard

The latest  WordPress 3.3 includes a new drag-and-drop uploader, hover menus for the navigation, a new toolbar, improved co-editing support, and a new Tumblr importer: WordPress software — 3.3, named…

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Al Shabaab on Twitter and Promised to Publish the names of dead Soldiers

A few  months after Major Chirchir took to twitter  to update us on the current state of war in Somalia https://twitter.com/#!/MajorEChirchir , Al Shabaab has done the same. Yes, Al…

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Facebook -you can now post a status update measuring 63,206 characters.

Facebook is not limiting the status update characters like Twitter 140..  You can now post a status update measuring 63,206 characters.. Good stuff. Update on that Here

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14 Conclusions from WordCamp Kenya 2011 #WCKE

The wordcamp Kenya 2001 Kenya was more than wonderful, great lessons learned, great food, great people in attendance. As always, I observed and took notes. Here are my my conclusions:…

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Ten Social Media Tricks for 2012 Presidential “Also run” Candidates

So if you look across the country there many people who have already declared their intentions to vie for Presidency comes next year General Elections. The truth is, there are…

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Ten most useless Kenyan Corporate and Business Accounts to Follow on Twitter

I have been on twitter for sometime, seen many people come in, hype their tweeting prowess, give up and then leave or just retire. In that period i have  followed…

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Kenya: Social Media and Mobile Use stats

In the last few days people have been asking me about the Kenyan mobile use and Social media stats. Well, here is the quick run down. According CCK latest report,…

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World of Avatar buys Mobile Social network Mxit

World of Avatar has acquired 90% of South Africa based MXit for an undisclosed amount. Mxit currently has 43 million registered users in over 120 countries. Basically making it the…

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The Injustice to Entertainment by Poetry Events Performers

My tech readers ..this might not conform strictly with technology, but just bear with me. So yesterday i attended Poetry event. Ok, the right words are Wamathai’s Spoken words Sepetember….

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VPmeetup- 10 Conclusions

For sometime now Kenyan politicians have been getting the taste of social media and i must say some of them have become actual experts on it. The top on the…

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NGO Numbers in Kibera, and the tweet that was meant not to be!!!

Ok, yesterday i made some statement on twitter which has landed me on hot soup, with some of my great followers.  I was invited to attend and record Wireless Wednesday…

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Social Media Interview with @Mkaigwa, @Wamathai and @iodyssee

The use of Social Media was our point of discussion on Tech Made Simple last week, and we had a chat with three social media stars in Kenya. The questions…

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The Facebooking and Tweeting Policeman that made my Day on social Media Day

Probably you just want to take to the  hill when you see them coming towards you. Yeah, i had the same kind of views towards Kenyan Police until i met…

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Social Media Day

BY  Odyssée Ndayisaba Welcome to the upcoming Nairobi Social Media Day celebration w/ Climax Media,Fairmont The Norfolk and Kachwanya.com. Date 30th June and the Venue Fairmont The Norfolk. Social media…

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Why i am boycotting Mind Speak

I knew about Mind Speak through twitter, back at the beginning of last year. Since then I have been a loyal attendee. I listened to Jeff Koinange, Bob Collymore, Gina…

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Twitter Big Whales #Fail

I like social networking sites very much.  I like Facebook , I like Linkedin, I like twitter and I like the next big one.   I find twitter the most exciting…

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Twitter SMS in Africa, Free in Kenya at the moment

And now Twitter mobile texting is right back. In Kenya the short code is A big sign how  serious twitter is now taking their operations in Africa.  Whiteafrican‘s  blog has…

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