Nixon Kanali

Kenya allocates $125.3 million for ICT projects

The government says it will support initiatives such as the development of the digital superhighway for job creation.
Nixon Kanali

Airtel doubles its 5G network footprint in Kenya

The rollout will focus on improving and strengthening Airtel's network coverage in the country's north-east.

Airtel taps Network International for payments processing

Network will roll out its processing services in key Airtel Africa markets.

Microsoft,Cyber Shujaa to train Kenyan security specialists

The three-month program will admit 70 undergraduate and 30 graduate students.

Standard Chartered rolls out digital lending app in Kenya

The bank enters the growing shirt-term digital loans space.

Kenya secures $238m funding for Konza smart city

The funding will go towards the development of the Konza Digital Media City.

Safaricom Ethiopia to use locally manufactured telecom towers

Safaricom Ethiopia anticipates that the new towers will allow it to increase its network quality and user base, which now stands at 4.4 million.

Kenya taps Google to strengthen cybersecurity

Kenya’s department of immigration is exploring Google Cloud's CyberShield solution and Mandiant expertise to improve the security of its eCitizen platform.

Fintech LemFi gets additional remittances license in Kenya

The latest license will enable the fintech to provide remittance services in collaboration with Kenyan fintech Flex Money Transfer.
May 13, 2024

Kenya's new taxes will increase airtime, mobile money charges

The plans are included in the 2024 Finance Bill, as the government aims to raise an additional $2.5 billion (Sh323bn) in taxes in the financial year beginning in July.
May 9, 2024

Safaricom earnings surpass billion-dollar mark

The telco's earnings hit $1 billion, becoming the first company in the region to surpass the billion-dollar mark.
Apr 25, 2024

Safaricom unveils plan to train 10,000 fibre optic technicians

The academy's partners said attendees will get hands-on experience, theoretical understanding, and practical skills for successful network deployment.
Apr 24, 2024

Kenya commits to comply with data regulations

Kenya, through the Office of the Data privacy Commissioner, has led the way in lobbying for data protection regulations.