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CA, telcos launch interactive portal for safer online environment

CA, telcos launch interactive portal for safer online environment

Communications Authority of Kenya has partnered with local telco providers to launch an interactive portal to create a safer online environment for children. The micro-site, developed in collaboration with Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom Kenya, Jamii Telecommunication Ltd and the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA), will provide online safety tips for children and guardians.  “It also […]
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Huduma Namba cards distribution has begun in Nairobi

Huduma Namba cards distribution has begun in Nairobi

The government has announced that Huduma Namba cards are ready and are being distributed in Nairobi where residents are being alerted via SMS. According to the ministry of Interior, the first batch has been dispatched to huduma centres across the Nairobi Metropolitan Area and its 17 sub-county offices. Individuals will be able to collect their […]
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Huawei Y7a now available in Kenya for pre-order

Huawei Y7a now available in Kenya for pre-order

Huawei Mobile Kenya has announced the launch of Huawei Y7a retailing at Ksh. 22,999 in Huawei retail stores across the country. The new device is the second mid-range smartphone to come with super-fast charging after the Huawei Y9a released last year. With every pre-order, consumers will get a free Bluetooth headset worth Ksh.2,499 and 1 […]
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Ajua appoints Martin Mirero as Chief Technology Officer

Ajua appoints Martin Mirero as Chief Technology Officer

Ajua has made new additions to its leadership team with the appointment of Martin Mirero as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The integrated Customer Experience Company, formerly mSurvey seeks to scale and expand its operations across the region. The new CTO will lead the development of Ajua’s advanced technologies including leading Ajua’s engineering team […]
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Airtel to sell stake in its mobile money segment

Airtel to sell stake in its mobile money segment

Airtel Africa has announced plans to sell stake in its mobile financial services platform Airtel Money in a bid to raise cash. In a market update, the Group said that they are in discussions with various potential investors in relation to possible minority investments into Airtel Money. The telecommunications firm also announced that it was also […]
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