TECHNOLOGY

10Bet Launch in Africa-Perfect Entertainment Hub

For the people of Africa, something that has long since been a trouble point for a substantial number of people is the outright lack of any serviceable online entertainment platforms….

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AFRICA

Sports Betting in Africa- What is fuelling it?

A few days ago I watched a video of Tanzania fan of Yanga (Young Africans Sports Club) talking about how he was feeling bad after losing the match to arch…

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TECH NEWS

How African Millennials are driving the technological shift

Millennials are driving the Increased dependency on technology and a mobile first approach in Africa. This is according to a recent GeoPoll rapid survey carried out among youth in five…

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AFRICA

Spending habits of Youth consumers in Sub-Sahara Africa

  Youth consumers in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) are very image conscious and are spending over 50% of their earnings on personal care items, this is according to a recent GeoPoll…

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TECH NEWS

Financial year results: Liberalization of the visa rules earns Flydubai USD 8.6 million in profit

Flydubai has announced USD 8.6 million profit in 2016 with a total revenue for the year hitting USD 1.37 billion for the 12- month period. The total revenue in its…

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AFRICA

Britain won’t turn its back on Africa following Brexit

Brexit does not mean that the British government will turn its back on Africa. Speaking at the first ever Africa Trade Forum which is being hosted by the Economic Commission…

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TECH NEWS

Shazam Lite – A Lighter Shazam Experience

Yesterday, I wrote somewhereĀ that rugged design doesn’t have to be ugly. Today, Shazam helps me out in that statement by adding that rugged doesn’t mean dysfunctional. They have done so…

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AFRICA

TV White Spaces Brings New Cheaper Internet Acesss at 300 a Month

Remember TV White Spaces? TheĀ  Microsoft initiative to bring internet to the masses? Well, It’s on, ladies and gentlemen. Microsoft has been touting the beauty of this technology in ‘Empowering…

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AFRICA

Afrilabs tech meetup to be in Nairobi and other African cities

Afrilabs, a Pan-African technology hub network is organizing to hold a number of city meetups in Africa, among which is Nairobi. These meetups commence on 16th September (tomorrow) and go…

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AFRICA

Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria (Update: And Kenya)

Nigeria got the honour of being the first sub-Saharan country to host the CEO of (probably) the most popular social networks and Instant Messaging services (mark the plural) in any…

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AFRICA

Akoma Media wants writers from Kenya for a paid fellowship

aKoma MediaĀ in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation wants talented African writers and creators for a six-month fellowship in Nairobi along with two other African cities: Kigali (Rwanda) and Lagos (Nigeria)….

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GLOBAL

US Government Agency Hacked

The US government has been hit by a massive data breach. The Chinese hackers are suspected of carrying out the data breach of the personal data of nearly four million…

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TECHNOLOGY

A Boost for Kenyan Developers as Intel Partner With iHub To Support Mobile App Development

Intel has entered into an agreement with iHub to foster and grow the developer community in Africa through targeted investments in mobile app development, online developer resources, university training programs,…

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Facebook now has 1 billion monthly active users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company reached the 1 billion active monthly users threshold last month. Facebook hit a billion mark on September 14 at 12:45 p.m according to…

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APP REVIEWS

Safaricom mobile applications developer challenge promises the winner Ksh.1 million cash prize

Safaricom Limited and Vodafone last week announced the launch of AppStar, aĀ  mobile applications developer challenge Ā that will see the top Kenyan developer take home Kshs 1 Million. Ā Appstar is…

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TECH NEWS

Barclays Mobile Money Transfer service Targeting Remittances from the Diaspora- Will it be a hit or a miss

And here we go, Barclays to go head to head with NationHela after launching a mobile money transfer app that targets diaspora remittances from UK to Kenya.Ā  Barclays Bank of…

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TECH NEWS

DStv to Migrate to High Capacity Satellite, offer More Channels from October 1st

Multichoice will migrate its Dstv services from IS10 and IS7 satellites to high capacity IS20 satellite starting October 1st 2012. With more capacity, Dstv will offer six new Standard-Definition channels…

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TECHNOLOGY

Afrinolly Clocked over a million downloads in 11 months

Afrinolly, an Android app that won Google Android Developers Challenge, Sub-Saharan Africa in the Entertainment category in September 2011 has clocked over a million downloads within 11 months. Precisely three…

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TECH NEWS

Airtel Partnered Sproxil to combat the counterfeit drug market in Africa through SMS

Airtel yesterday announced a partnership with Sproxil to combat the counterfeit drug market in Africa. Sproxilā€™s Mobile Product Authenticationā„¢ (MPAā„¢) solution allows consumers to verify product genuineness within seconds through…

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TECH NEWS

Samsung Galaxy SIII now available in brown, red, black and grey

I got my awesome Galaxy S3 recently and at the time there were only two colour variants for the phone available.. white and blue . Samsung has now confirmed that…

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TECH NEWS

RIM says, they are ready to support Kenyan developers to Create Apps with great user experience

Research In Motion (RIM) might be having problems inĀ  many places but here they determined to make it and take a piece of the Kenyan phone market. Their first focus…

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TECH NEWS

Mi-Fone Mi400 Review- Dual Sim Card Phone with dedicated Facebook Key

Part of me has been telling me to do more phone reviews, so ready to take the challenge from now onwards. With thatĀ  meet Mi-Fone Mi 400. Ok, Mi400 is…

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TECH NEWS

Safaricom, Huawei Launched Ideos Ascend Y100

When Ideos U8150 was launched in Kenya last year, nobody knew the direction it would take. But at one point in future when the history of Smartphone will be written…

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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, itĀ  was still completely unknown social networking site to the wider Kenyan and African audiences apart from the early adopters.Ā  At the…

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APP REVIEWS

Nokia X1-01 , the Dual Sim Music Phone

The Nokia X1-01 is a Dual SIM GSM Phone with music capabilities. The device has 1.8 inch TFT display with 128Ɨ160 pixels screen resolution. Cool.. liking the dual thing and…

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