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  A recent report from Akamai ranked Kenya’s internet quality the best in Africa.  Indeed, it put Kenya ahead of most European countries in the broadband Internet ranking. Other than the ICT Cabinet Secretary, who supported and...

By smartKenya on Mar 21st, 2017

Almost everyone who owns a smart phone has WhatsApp and is likely  in a group or two. Lately we have also seen more corporates embracing the app as an official channel of communication for the group option and the easy document sharing and...

By smartKenya on Oct 9th, 2016

The iPhone 7 (and Apple Watch Series 2) is out of Cupertino. Despite LG trying to sub the big launch with the LG V20, news of the Apples got out pretty well, as usual. Your grandfolks probably know about the iPhone 7 already. We wrote about...

By smartKenya on Oct 9th, 2016

Visa Inc. has partnered with local banks to launch a new mobile payment service dubbed mVisa. The launch took place today, 13th September, 2016. mVisa is a new transformative way to pay and be paid with your smartphone. No need to fumble for...

By smartKenya on Oct 9th, 2016

Equitel money, the mobile transfer service from Equity Bank, has doubled its value of transactions in the mobile money business in three months. The latest report from the market oversight authority, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA),...

By smartKenya on Oct 9th, 2016

Over 200 delegates drawn from the film industry, channel owners and financial sector will be meeting in Nairobi next week to find ways of promoting and accelerating development of the film and audio visual sector in Africa through commercial...

By smartKenya on Oct 9th, 2016

  WhereIsMyTransport is a technology company that wants to transform the transport sector in Africa, both formal and informal. The South African company specifically wants to collate transit data for formal and informal (ie demand-based...

By smartKenya on Oct 5th, 2016

  Google Allo, the latest messaging app from Google, was launched last week on Wednesday. The app launch first took place in select markets then expanded to other parts of the world the following day. Kenya is proud to be among the countries...

By smartKenya on Oct 1st, 2016

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s surprise August/September trip to Nigeria and Kenya put the global spotlight on Africa’s emerging IT ecosystem. Unsurprisingly, when one of the world’s most recognized tech entrepreneurs pops up at...

By smartKenya on Sep 29th, 2016

Women in Tech Africa (WITA) will hold a Women in Tech Week right here in Nairobi, Kenya. Yes, you heard that right. Nairobi is indeed turning out to be a technological frontier in sub-Saharan Africa. The event is scheduled to kick off on 26th September and...

By smartKenya on Sep 20th, 2016