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

Google’s Loon Project finally takes flight

Project held back for two years, but now launched to provide connectivity to remote regions.

Kenya telcos waive transaction fees amid COVID-19 outbreak

Central bank approves move as a general service lockdown looms within the East African country.

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.

Cyber security training taking strain in Kenya

Limited resources, costs and lack of skills hampering efforts to curb increasingly sophisticated cybercrime.

Coronavirus knocks smartphone supply to Africa

IDC research anticipates an 8.4% drop in the market in Q1 2020.

New US$86-m cable lands in Kenya

The Djibouti Africa Region Express 1 is expected to bolster connectivity capacity within East Africa.

Microsoft bets on social impact start-ups in Africa

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

Safaricom, AWS unite on cloud service to East Africa

Kenyan telco secured Advanced Consulting Partner status within AWS partner network.

Kenya's on-demand operators bemoan licensing challenges

Legislation has impacted significantly on operations of bus hailing services Swvl and Little Shuttle.

Africa's datacentre development hinges on engineering skills

Operators focus on collaboration as market activity increases.

Kenya's High Court maintains controversial cybercrime law

Act is constitutional, including 26 contested sections, according to Judge.

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.