Facebook introduces initial fact checking program in Kenya

In a bid to help online users evaluate the accuracy of the news, Facebook has launched a third-party fact-checking program in Kenya. The program is expected to curb the spread of misinformation,...
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poa! internet compensates its customers in Kawangware following service downtime

poa! internet, the low-cost internet provider servicing Kibera, Kawangware and Kiambu has said it will compensate its Kawangware home customers with a full week of free and unlimited internet following service...

Kenya to host 2020 International Open Data Conference

The 6th International Open Data Conference (IODC) has been scheduled to hold in Africa for the first time, in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2020. The Announcement was made at the closing ceremony...

Safaricom launches estate surveillance initiative

Safaricom is seeking to utilize its Fibre to the Home and Cloud services to power home and estate surveillance. In line with this, the telecommunication company has partnered with the Kenya...
Web4Africa extends Hosting Solutions to Kenya

Web4Africa extends Hosting Solutions to Kenya

Established in 2002, Web4Africa is a leading pan-African web hosting company delivering world-class hosting solutions to clients worldwide. The company has now extended its data centre footprint to Nairobi Kenya, thus increasing...
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Liquid Telecom to support young entrepreneurs at Westerwelle Foundation’s new Westerwelle Startup Haus

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that it is supporting young entrepreneurs at the Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali through its high-speed internet and cloud-based services. Soft-launched in early August, the Westerwelle Startup...

Internet Tax in Kenya: Paradigm Initiative condemns new move

The Kenyan government has strengthened its attack on internet access as the parliament last week approved a measure imposing excise duty on telephone and internet data services. The President of Kenya, Uhuru...
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MTN Uganda, MasterCard and UBA partner to diversify mobile money service

MTN Uganda in partnership with MasterCard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced a new online payments service. Through this partnership, MTN MoMo customers will use a virtual card to...

Tigo Launches 4G+ Network in Tanzania

Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company Tigo, has heightened the availability of ultra-fast digital experience for data customers in the country with the launch of 4G+ network. The 4G+ network further distinguishes Tigo as...

MasterCard partners Vodacom to bring virtual card to Tanzania

MasterCard has partnered Vodacom and BancABC to introduce the first online card in Tanzania – the M-Pesa virtual card. According to Hisham Hendi, Vodacom Tanzania PLC’s Acting Managing Director, Vodacom’s M-Pesa is already...

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