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Mombasa google digital training

Google is set to train 5,000 youth in Mombasa in Digital Skills as part of their Grow with Google programme. More than 600,000 Kenyan youth have already been trained since 2016 on how to create effective online strategies, social media marketing,...

By smartKenya on Aug 13th, 2018
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  Nairobi-based colocation data centre provider icolo.io has chosen state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions from global infrastructure specialist Siemon for Kenya’s first carrier neutral co-location data centre. Located in...

In May, Tanzanian bloggers lost an appeal that had temporarily suspended a new set of regulations granting the country’s Communication Regulatory Authority discretionary powers to censor online content. Officially dubbed the Electronic...

By smartKenya on Aug 9th, 2018

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel hoped that a Snapchat redesign would invigorate the platform’s advertisers and better cater ads to users. But in the months following its unveiling, 1.2 million users around the world signed a petition begging the...

By smartKenya on Aug 9th, 2018
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  Google hosted its second Google for Nigeria event where it made a number of big announcements aimed at helping more people in Nigeria, and across Africa, benefit from the opportunities the web has to offer. In a bid to make the internet...

By smartKenya on Jul 31st, 2018
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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