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TikTok launches educational campaign in Kenya to encourage creativity

Tiktok Logo Kenya
Kenya continues to evolve as a hive for creative talent — and TikTok is becoming increasingly popular as users search for new ways of creative expression. With a series of easy-to-use video capturing and editing tools integrated right within TikTok, users are showcasing a diverse range of creative short videos featuring special effects, stickers and other cool features.

Kobo360 e-logistics Startup launches operations in Kenya

Kagure Wamunyu with Kobo360 Kenya Team
Kobo360 has announced expansion to Kenya with plans to power Coast-to-Coast Pan-African Logistics. The e-Logistics Start-up has confirmed Kenya as its new Strategic Hub for African Operations.

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

Microsoft to sponsor Best Technology Blog for 2018 BAKE Awards

BAKE Awards
Press Release by Bloggers Association of Kenya

Infinix Kenya Officially Launches the new HOT 6 Pro

"Everything is Double, For Double Fun"

Safaricom extends Free Digital Learning with Schools remaining closed

M-PESA Foundation Academy Scholars during the Uongozi leadership centre for Post High School Programme
With learning institutions set to remain closed for an extended period, e-learning material on the Kenya Education Cloud by KICD and Mwalimoo by Eneza Education will be accessible at no cost via the free daily 100MB education bundle available on *544#. The bundle is also usable on the Viusasa and Longhorn e-learning platforms, which charge a subscription fee.

Internet Society and African Union Commission launch guidelines on Personal Data...

Internet security
Protecting Privacy and Personal Data Key to Digital Economy in Africa, says Internet Society

Vodacom M-Pesa customers can now send and receive money from over...

Vodacom Tanzania M-Pesa
Tanzania’s leading mobile money service provider – Vodacom M-Pesa - has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio. Vodacom customers will now have the option and ability to easily transfer and receive funds from individuals across more than 200 countries worldwide.

SWVL to offer free rides in Kenya for commuters on essential...

SWVL Kenya
The Kenyan company is limiting its normal operations but ensuring it will provide services to cover the areas where there is the most demand for necessary commutes during this time of crisis

China Telecom and Liquid Telecom announce partnership to enhance Africa-Asia Collaboration

China Telecom Global and Liquid Telecom Form Landmark Partnership to Step Up Network Collaboration between Africa and Asia

Mastercard extends free online STEM classes to Children, Teachers and Parents...

Learning @ Home with Girls4Tech™ Connect
Mastercard extended access to its signature STEM curriculum, Girls4Tech™, through a suite of new online, creative educational resources. The program has been designed to help parents and teachers engage and inspire kids, ages 8-12.

Safaricom new promo to reward customers with 200% bonus Airtime +...

Safaricom Unlimited Internet
Safaricom has today announced an improved Storo Bonus Promotion that will reward customers 200% bonus airtime and an additional 200MB Free YouTube bundle on hitting the daily target.

Kasha, an E-commerce Platform targetting Women launched in Kenya

Kasha Launches An E-Commerce Platform For Women
Due to the nature of their customers’ needs, the online company will be working to deliver purchased items to customer’s destinations within an hour.

Safaricom launches BLAZE Link, an E-Learning Platform

BLAZE Link is both an e-learning platform, a place to find jobs, and a place for entrepreneurs to find opportunities.

Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) now available in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 Kenya
3,500mAh battery, a Snapdragon 450, and 3GB of RAM. Price Ksh. 34,000