Saturday, February 27, 2021

Announcements

This category is for all company, startup, national etc. announcements published mainly as shared by the different parties.

TECNO Spark 5 PRO now available for Pre-order in Kenya
The SPARK 5 pro comes with 128GB storage and 4GB RAM. This is a huge jump from the 2GB RAM, 32GB storage on the normal Spark 5 which we reviewed - video down below.
Nokia 3.4 Specifications and Price in Kenya
Months after launch of the Nokia 3.4, HMD Global has today announced the availability of Nokia 3.4 in Kenya. The company says that continuing on a successful journey in combining reliability, premium design and the best of Android in a durable package that pushes boundaries of value, the Nokia 3.4 comes packed with a powerful processor bringing you a strong performance upgrade at a more accessible price point.
Safaricom Blaze to host Digital Career Fair
Safaricom has kicked off the fifth edition of its BLAZE Be Your Own Boss youth engagement with a digital summit targeting youth aged between 18 to 26 years.
Bolt Taxis now available through new Web App
The company calls this a cost-effective alternative for its customers which it says is a great option for riders who have mobile phones with limited capabilities in terms of high-performance user experience, internal phone storage, or weaker internet connection.
Vivo Y12s is the company's latest budget phone now in Kenya
After unveiling the Vivo Y20 recently, the global smartphone brand, vivo, has introduced a new budget smartphone, the vivo Y12s as an addition to the successful Y-series in Kenya.
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realme Buds Q roll out in Kenyan Market
Dubbed the realme buds Q, realme says these are being brought in as part of the company's commitment to becoming a trend-setter for the young generation. The set price for the buds is KES. 3,999.
Ilara Health partnered clinic
Ilara Health raises $3.75m Series A with promise of providing life-saving diagnostics across sub-Saharan Africa. Round joined by DOB Equity, Global Ventures and Chandaria Capital will accelerate data driven healthcare for peri-urban clinics
Showmax is launching a new service, Showmax Pro, which bundles the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro features all Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and PSL games, as well as a wide range of other live sport events. The service will initially roll out in Nigeria and Kenya, with additional countries following shortly after.
From 10 December 2020, new and existing Showmax subscribers who live in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda score 25% off Showmax Pro if they pay for their subscription using their Mastercard or Visa card.
Equity Bank Kenya
The one trillion mark by Equity lifts the visibility of the financial sector in Eastern Africa significantly to compete favorably with financial institutions in South Africa, West Africa and North Africa for project and development finance.
Jambojet Kenya
Customers should follow Jambojet on social media (@FlyJambojet on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) to participate in the contest for a chance to win these experiences.
Startimes Logo
The StarTimes Pay Television terrestrial Digital Box will now be retailing at KES. 999 from KES. 1,499 representing a 33% price drop, while the satellite full kit that includes a dish, decoder, 10 metre cable and accessories will retail at KES. 2,699 down from KES. 2,999 representing a 10% price drop
M-PESA Now Available on *334#
M-PESA on *334# brings together all services that have previously being offered through different USSDs saving customers from having to remember the different numbers.
CENTRAL BANK Of Kenya
CBK extends the emergency Measures to Facilitate Mobile Money Transactions in Kenya up to December 31st 2020.
M-Pesa customers to get 5% off on Jumia throughout November
Safaricom and Jumia have said that customers will automatically have the 5% discount applied to their total shopping value once they choose Safaricom's M-PESA as a payment option on both Jumia and Jumia Food
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