Vincent Matinde

Kenya names new ICT Cabinet Secretary

New entrant into the tech space, Eliud Owalo has been selected, pending parliament's approval, to take over from Joe Mucheru.
Vincent Matinde

Africa dragging its heels on IPv6 migration

As an example, Kenya’s rate of adoption is under 8%, and the government has stipulated a deadline of July 2023 for full migration.
19 Sep

CBK ushers in new chapter in FinTech regulation

Regulator issues ten licences to providers of digital lending services.
15 Sep

Cross-border payment and interoperability issues are holding Africa’s Fintech back

But service providers like Paga believe the situation actually offers up opportunity.
Aug 26, 2022

Deal to launch drones and bolster Kenya’s agriculture

Agritech agreement between Kenya Airways and Kipkebe Ltd to deploy drone and distribute chemicals, fertilizer over tea plantations.

Egypt-based digital investment platform targets younger generation of investors

Thndr raised US$20-million in February this year and is looking to extend its reach.

Tech pundits praise cloud as controversy hovers over Kenya's 2022 election results

Despite some glitches, especially with OCR and handwritten votes, technology has been lauded for its role in communicating results.

Kenya’s election dogged by social media-infused inaccuracy

Civil- and human rights organisations sound alarm over misinformation and misleading reports.
Aug 10, 2022

Kenya reaches consensus on call termination rates

The interim MTR and FTR will apply for 12 months with effect from 1 August 2022, according to the Communications Authority.

Kenya’s voter regulator assures its systems are checked and ready

IEBC says its Integrated Database Management System has been fully audited and all voter registration issues addressed.

Kenya’s Copyright Board weighs in on monetising memes

KECOBO issues warning with clarification that the use of memes without owner’s permission is copyright infringement.