Vincent Matinde

Experts concerned over recurring downtime with M-Pesa

Safaricom’s dominance in the mobile money market represents a challenge, according to analysts.
Vincent Matinde
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Google’s Loon Project finally takes flight

Project held back for two years, but now launched to provide connectivity to remote regions.
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Kenya telcos waive transaction fees amid COVID-19 outbreak

Central bank approves move as a general service lockdown looms within the East African country.
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Kenyans urged to cashless, work from home amid Coronavirus pandemic

Industry experts appeal to ISPs and other service providers to adjust tariffs in light of situation.
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Cyber security training taking strain in Kenya

Limited resources, costs and lack of skills hampering efforts to curb increasingly sophisticated cybercrime.
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Coronavirus knocks smartphone supply to Africa

IDC research anticipates an 8.4% drop in the market in Q1 2020.
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New US$86-m cable lands in Kenya

The Djibouti Africa Region Express 1 is expected to bolster connectivity capacity within East Africa.
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Microsoft bets on social impact start-ups in Africa

Company launches Global Social Entrepreneurship Programme to support start-ups.
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Feb 28, 2020

Safaricom, AWS unite on cloud service to East Africa

Kenyan telco secured Advanced Consulting Partner status within AWS partner network.
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Kenya's on-demand operators bemoan licensing challenges

Legislation has impacted significantly on operations of bus hailing services Swvl and Little Shuttle.
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Africa's datacentre development hinges on engineering skills

Operators focus on collaboration as market activity increases.
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Kenya's High Court maintains controversial cybercrime law

Act is constitutional, including 26 contested sections, according to Judge.
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Ethiopia enacts strict social media and fake news law

Critics have branded the new law 'harsh' and feel it could undermine freedom of speech in the country.