Kenya leads global interest in Sam Altman’s Worldcoin
Kenya leads the group with a Google Trends score of 100, indicating a considerable interest in Worldcoin and associated endeavours.
Airtel Africa to build second data centre in Kenya
The telco says it is constructing data centres to support the rapidly expanding African digital economy as well as the continent's increasing demands for reliable data centre capacity.
Kenya targets 3.5m jobs for youths in e-commerce, startups by 2027
This plan is outlined in the ministry of information, communications, and the digital economy's 2023-2027 strategic plan.
Telecom regulators seek adoption of a single emergency number
The authorities want Member States to consider introducing a globally harmonised emergency number to supplement current domestic emergency numbers.
ICT and Governance
Kenya prepares a bill to safeguard digital assets
The move comes three months after Kenyan MPs directed the industry lobby group to draft a bill to regulate crypto currency in the country.
ICANN targets Kenya with a $10 million grant program
The grant money is intended to fund projects that promote an inclusive and transparent approach to building robust, user-friendly, secure Internet infrastructure solutions.
Oracle to open second African public cloud region in Kenya
The database vendor has strengthened its position in the country and continent by revealing investment plans.
Jan 25, 2024
Sama enables multi-cloud connectivity in Kenya
The activation in Kenya is backed locally by Safaricom Fibre Optic network links, which provides the necessary download and upload speeds for Machine Learning models to function properly.
Jan 24, 2024
Kenya experiences second M-Pesa outage in one month
This is the second M-Pesa outage Safaricom has experienced this January.
Jan 22, 2024
Kenyan court returns lucrative fintech firm to Rwandan investor
The businessman had gone to court to retake control of the $2.6 million fintech startup from another Kenyan businessman, Koome Kirimi, whom he accused of ignoring to register him as the company's sole owner.
Jan 15, 2024
Safaricom launches accelerator programme for local startups
The Spark Accelerator Programme will use an ecosystem-based approach to find and accelerate firms, employing a team of specialists who understand market dynamics and new technologies.
Jan 11, 2024
Kenya received most of start-up funding in Africa in 2023
Kenyan President William Ruto announced the increased financing yesterday on X.
Jan 9, 2024
Kenya's DigiTax engages Statsspeak to onboard taxpayers
Kenya Revenue Authority claims expanding electronic tax invoicing to include all taxpayers is part of its strategy to improve tax compliance.
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