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How to get rewarded with Safaricom's Skiza Advertising service

How to get rewarded with Safaricom’s Skiza Advertising Service

Safaricom announced the launch of a new Skiza Advertising platform that aims to provide SMEs with the opportunity to advertise their services. The service is offered in partnership with Adtones, who will provide the ad-serving platform and on-board advertisers. Customers will subscribe to the service by dialling *897# to enrol, upon which they will hear […]
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Brazilian banking malware goes global, now targeting smartphone users

Brazilian banking malware goes global, now targeting smartphone users

A banking trojan is targeting mobile app users in Brazil – and researchers warn that its operator has big plans to expand abroad. A new banking trojan has been discovered targeting Android users, with the capabilities to spy on 153 mobile apps from various banks, cryptocurrencies and exchanges. Researchers describe the banking trojan, called Ghimob, […]
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Prime Bank, SimbaPay partner for instant international money transfer

Prime Bank, SimbaPay partner for instant international money transfer

Prime Bank has partnered with SimbaPay to launch an instant international money transfer service via the bank’s digital platform PrimeMobi. Through SimbaPay, Prime Bank customers will now be able to instantly and securely send money directly to bank accounts or mobile wallets across 15 countries in Africa, Europe, and Asia including India, United Kingdom, China […]
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You can earn Kes. 2 Million for reporting tax crime with KRA's iWhistle

You can earn Kes. 2 Million for reporting tax crime with KRA’s iWhistle

Individuals with information on tax crimes can earn Kes. 2 million after reporting to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) using concealed identities. The web-based anonymous reporting solution dubbed iWhistle went live on Friday to help curb tax leaks which deny the country billions in revenue annually. Crimes Kenyans are obliged to report include bribery, concealment, […]
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Safaricom launches Skiza Ad platform for SMES to reach their customers

Safaricom launches Skiza Ad platform for SMES to reach their customers

Safaricom has announced the launch of a new Skiza Advertising platform that aims to provide SMEs with the opportunity to advertise their services. The new tool is part of the company’s initiatives to support SMEs as they recover from the COVID-19 economic impact, especially as customers limit their movement in line with health guidelines. “The […]
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How to check if your Android of iPhone device is fake in Kenya

How to check if your Android or iPhone device is fake in Kenya

There are numerous cellphone manufacturers producing counterfeit or copies of mobile phones which usually appear very genuine but are of very low quality. You should only buy a phone made by a trusted manufacturer and ensure that you check the phone’s specific model number, available colours, features, what software and hardware come included and if […]
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