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Start Your Career with Artificial Intelligence

Start Your Career with Artificial Intelligence

Explore the fascinating and fast-moving field of artificial intelligence with online courses. Here are all details of Artificial Intelligence. What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Artificial Intelligence is the skill of machines to apparently think for themselves. AI is established when a task, previously performed by a human and assumed as needful the capability to learn, reason […]
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Tushop Raises $3M to Scale Community Group-Buying in Kenya

Tushop Raises $3M to Scale Community Group-Buying in Kenya

Kenyan social-commerce platform, Tushop has secured $3M in pre-seed funding round, led by 4DX Ventures and with participation from JAM Fund, Breyer Capital, Chandaria Capital, TO Ventures, Golden Palm Investments, FirstCheck Africa, and DFS Lab. The startup enables communities in Nairobi to buy groceries more cheaply with free delivery. Wasoko (formerly Sokowatch) also joined to […]
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Safaricom, Gulf African Bank launch Shariah Compliant Halal Pesa

Safaricom and Gulf African Bank, have today partnered to launch Halal Pesa, a Shari’ah-compliant mobile financing solution. Halal Pesa becomes the first Shariah-compliant mobile and digital financial solution in the country. Customers accessing financing through the service will receive the amount requested in full with a repayment period of 30 days at a 5% commodity […]
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Safaricom To Offer Cloud Computing, Cyber Security & IoT solutions

Safaricom To Offer Cloud Computing, Cyber Security & IoT solutions

Safaricom on Monday announced that it is expanding its tech solutions in the areas of cloud computing, cyber security and internet of things (IoT) underpinned by IT consulting services. Besides reinforcing Safaricom’s new business strategy to become a technology company, the telco is banking on these recent efforts to enable it to play a bigger […]
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Data controllers and data processors are now required to register with the Office of Data Protection Commissioner.

Kenya’s data privacy rules take effect

Data controllers and data processors are now required to register with the Office of Data Protection Commissioner in Kenya. The parliamentary committee delegated legislation passing the data laws that a company found in breach of the new data regulations will face fines of up to one per cent of their annual turnover. Fines will require […]
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DStv Access Packages, Channel List & Cost In Kenya

DStv Access Package, Channel List & Cost In Kenya

DStv Access package offers a wide of programs to suit your needs ranging from sports, the latest international movies, series, reality shows, kids, entertainment, lifestyle and news. The broadcast satellite service gives you access to over 175 channels depending on your subscription package, with each containing different TV and audio channels. DSTV Access channels DStv […]
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