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Kenyan Audio Startup, Portable Voices, partners with Afripods for production and...

Portable Voices Kenya
Kenyan podcast start-up Portable voices signs a podcast distribution and production partnership with Afripods

uLesson Secures $3.1M Seed Funding Ahead of Market Launch

uLesson Nigeria Fundraise
Founded by "serial entrepreneur" and founder of Konga, Sim Shagaya, the company will use the funds to bring their 3,000 animated video modules, quizzes and tests to the West African market and develop content for East Africa.

Showmax launches Mobile Only plan that costs 50% less for Kenya,...

Showmax Kenya
New mobile plan costs 50% of the standard Showmax package but still features 100% of the same video content

Liquid Telecom announces direct land-based fibre link connecting East to West...

New High-capacity digital corridor from East to West Africa, across Liquid Telecom’s ‘One Africa’ Broadband Network to vastly improve transcontinental communication

Safaricom appoints new CEO – Peter Ndegwa

Safaricom CEO Kenya Peter Ndegwa
Safaricom PLC has announced Peter Ndegwa as its new CEO effective 2020.

Huawei Ships 200 Million Smartphones 2 Months ahead of target

Huawei 200 Million Units
Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today announced that it has shipped 200 million smartphones to date in 2019, 64 days earlier than the same shipment milestone last year.

Cisco Appoints Sally Kimeu Country Leader and Regional Manager East Africa

Cisco Appoints Sally Kimeu Country Leader and Regional Manager East Africa
Cisco Appoints Sally Kimeu Country Leader and Regional Manager East Africa

Samsung announces Discounts on Electronics to mark 50th Anniversary

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Kenya Review
Samsung East Africa announces Discounts to mark 50th Anniversary.

Nigeria’s ccHUB acquires Nairobi’s iHub for an undisclosed amount

iHUB Kenya
CcHUB will now make key hires in innovation consulting, people management, programme management and community support.

Facebook’s London Accelerator Programme open to African Startups for the first...

Startup Office
The 12-week Facebook Accelerator London programme will launch in November

Safaricom has sold more than 600,000 NEON phones in 2019

Safaricom Neon Kicak 4 Review
Making the devices the most popular and affordable smartphone in its retail shops across the country....

Safaricom named Employer of the Year

Safaricom named Employer of the Year by the Federation of Kenya Employers
Safaricom was also recognized for Inclusiveness & Diversity and Effective Human Resource & Industrial Relations practice and emerged first runner’s up in the Corporate Performance, Innovation & Productivity and Workplace Environment categories.

Here’s TCL’s Multi-category Smart Products announced at IFA 2019

TV: The Latest TCL 8K QLED X Series and Its Mini LED Series
TVs come with retractable built-in camera and supports augmented reality (AR)

ASUS launches New ProArt StudioBooks: World’s Most Graphically-powerful Laptops

ProArt StudioBook One with Quadro RTX 6000 is world's most graphically-powerful laptop, ProArt StudioBook Pro X is first Quadro laptop with ASUS ScreenPad 2.0

Huawei’s new Kirin 990 chip has 5G Modem built-in

Huawei Kirin 990 5G Modem Chips
The World’s First Flagship 5G SoC will Power the Mate 30 Series