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Google announces Ksh 100m grant to train Kenyan farmers

Google has announced a Sh100 million grant to train more than 100,000 Kenyan smallholder farmers on digital skills. The announcement was made at the first  Google for Kenya event held in Nairobi, where the company outlined its long-term strategy and commitment to contribute to the country’s economic and social growth. To help farmers increase their yields and […] The post Google announces Ksh 100m grant to train Kenyan farmers appeared first on .

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The Huawei Y9 (2019) unveiled in Kenya for Kshs 24,990

Huawei has today unveiled its latest device in the Y series, the Huawei Y9 2019. The device was launched today an event held at the Sarova Stanley Hotel in Nairobi. “We are delighted to announce the arrival of the Huawei Y9 2019 into this market’’ said  Huawei Head of Eastern Africa Mobile Steven Li during the phone launch. ‘’We […] The post The Huawei Y9 (2019) unveiled in Kenya for Kshs 24,990 appeared first on .

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CBA’s third economic forum discusses food security

Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) yesterday hosted its third Economic Forum at Serena Hotel in Nairobi. The third Economic Forum focused on Food Security and Government policies geared towards Food Security, Trade and Employment. The quarterly CBA Economic Forum was launched early this year with the main objective of discussing key thematic issues regarding Kenya’s […] The post CBA’s third economic forum discusses food security appeared first on .

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Safaricom Voice, Data, SMS Cost go up after recent taxes

Kenyans will from today start paying more for Safaricom voice calls and data. Safaricom in a statement sent out yesterday said this was as a result of the increased taxes passed in the Finance Act 2018. With this new review, Safaricom says its headline price for voice calls and data will now increase by 30 cents […] The post Safaricom Voice, Data, SMS Cost go up after recent taxes appeared first on .

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Internet Solutions introduces consumption-based bandwidth service

Internet Solutions has launched a consumption-based billing service that will now let enterprises pay for internet connectivity based on their monthly usage. Last month, the company announced that it was piloting the service to cater for the increased demand for bandwidth in the country.  Dubbed IS Open Network (ISON) by Internet Solutions, the service is […] The post Internet Solutions introduces consumption-based bandwidth service appeared first on .

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MYDAWA leverages on fintech solution iPay to scale up service delivery

Kenya’s leading e-health platform, MYDAWA, has signed a partnership deal with iPay Limited, an innovative payment processing solution and payment gateway for Africa. The move is intended to scale up its service delivery in line with achieving better health outcomes through the increase of payment options for customers who buy their health and wellness products […] The post MYDAWA leverages on fintech solution iPay to scale up service delivery appeared first on .

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Posta eyeing new partnership with Amazon

Kenya’s postal service provider the Kenya Postal Corporation of Kenya is eyeing a deal with American e-commerce company Amazon that will see it become their official logistics partner in the country. According to a report published by The Business Daily, officials from Amazon are expected to visit Kenya between October 17-19 to discuss the partnership. Speaking […] The post Posta eyeing new partnership with Amazon appeared first on .

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Galaxy A7 (2018), Samsung’s triple lens smartphone starts selling in Kenya

Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of its latest mid-range smartphone, Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)  in Kenya. The Galaxy A7 (2018) is the first phone from the company to be released with a triple rear camera setup. Some of the other highlights of the device include a 6-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display, Dolby Atmos […] The post Galaxy A7 (2018), Samsung’s triple lens smartphone starts selling in Kenya appeared first on .

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536 East Africa companies compete for the coveted 2018 CIO100 Awards

With entries coming to an end, 536 East Africa companies participated for the analysis as 200 companies make it for final screening. According to the CIO100 technical team, the data was collected for the last four months ending 30th September, 2018. The team will therefore proceed to sieve out from the bunch of 200 companies to […] The post 536 East Africa companies compete for the coveted 2018 CIO100 Awards appeared first on .

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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Samsung thinks we need a phone with 4 back cameras. Well, the company has unveiled its latest device, the Galaxy A9 (2018), that debuts the world’s first rear quad camera. The phone is expected to be available in the country around mid-November and is definitely expected to attract some attention from smartphone consumers. Samsung says […] The post Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya appeared first on .