Vincent Matinde

Nigeria’s Electoral Commission assures results portal is safe

Results are still incoming from what media outlets have reported as being the country’s tightest elections since the end of military rule in 1999.
Vincent Matinde

Nairobi now firmly on the digital map

County receives physical address and street naming system and is working closely with Google.

Kenyan treasury to launch digital platform for govt papers in Q12023

New system DhowCSD will allow for easier management of trading accounts in contrast to the current USSD system.
Feb 20, 2023

Safaricom plans to replicate Kenya’s success formula in Ethiopia

Safaricom PLC recently hosted its first investor day in Nairobi and provided detail about its aspirations in Ethiopia.
Feb 20, 2023

Digitisation essential for African SMEs to survive economic hardship

Microsoft Africa executive Gerald Maithya underscores the relevance of digital tools and the internet.

Kenyan authorities uncover major mobile money fraud

Eight men arrested, alleged to be part of a criminal ring that defrauded mobile money users of over KES500-million.

William Ruto banks on broadband for economic recovery in Kenya

World Bank predicts resilience in Kenya’s market to continue into the new year.
Dec 6, 2022

Kenyans to be fully charged for digital banking in 2023

Central Bank of Kenya halts COVID-19 waiver and reintroduces mobile money to bank transaction fees.
Nov 21, 2022

ICANN launches managed root server cluster in Nairobi

System will ensure the localisation of the domain name system and improve latency, reduce risk of DDoS attacks says organisation.
Nov 11, 2022

New termination rates, excise duty dent Safaricom's voice revenue

Voice revenue decreased by 3.8% to KShs 39.99-billion, according to the company’s half-year results.
Nov 3, 2022

Hyperscale investment signals golden opportunity for Africa to bolster local datacentre market

Fresh opportunities for cloud services on the continent as global interest grows.
Oct 27, 2022

Safaricom launches commercial 5G service

Country’s Communications Authority readies to release 5G policy document.