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Angola Cables and TM Global successfully establish proof of concept a new cable route

Most of the global internet traffic today utilises infrastructure located primarily in the northern hemisphere to link Asia, Europe and North America. Meanwhile, the southern hemisphere, which includes parts of Asia, Africa and South America is heavily connected via links coming from the North as well. However, the traffic to the southern region currently travels […] The post Angola Cables and TM Global successfully establish proof of concept a new cable route appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab launch new $150k accelerator program for tech startups

Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab have launched a new accelerator program to support arly-stage and growth-stage technology startups. The “Vodacom Digital Accelerator,” program will run yearly and support startup entrepreneurs in mobile, telecom, fintech, media, health, education, and e-commerce. Speaking at the launch event, Vodacom Tanzania Plc’s Managing Director Hisham Hendi said that the partnership between […] The post Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab launch new $150k accelerator program for tech startups appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Nokia to strengthen its online presence through a new partnership with Jumia Kenya

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has entered into a new partnership with Jumia Kenya as the official distributor of all Nokia products under Jumia Mall. Jumia Mall is a new curated category on Jumia that allows customers to easily identify the official distributors of leading brands on the site. Jumia Mall was according […] The post Nokia to strengthen its online presence through a new partnership with Jumia Kenya appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Applications for Standard Chartered Bank’s Women In Tech Accelerator 3rd Cohort Open

Standard Chartered Bank Kenya has opened applications for its Women In Tech Incubator third cohort. The application which will close on 31st November is open for women-led startups leveraging technology. Standard Chartered Bank will identify ten startups through a rigorous process who will go through a 12-week incubation period with the top five finalists benefiting […] The post Applications for Standard Chartered Bank’s Women In Tech Accelerator 3rd Cohort Open appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Infinix HOT 8 Launching in Kenya Soon, Here’s What To Expect

We already did a short piece about the upcoming Infinix HOT 8 and the expected specs. The device seems to be already selling in other countries and looks like we might be seeing it in Kenya soon.  Infinix has already started sending out teasers confirming the same.  The Infinix HOT is the successor of the […] The post Infinix HOT 8 Launching in Kenya Soon, Here’s What To Expect appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei Partners With Belgium Nonprofit “Close the Gap” To Bring Digital Skills Across Kenya

Huawei, in its Tech4ALL initiative, has announced a partnership with Belgium’s Nonprofit Organization “Close the Gap” aimed at providing digital skills and training to remote rural areas in Kenya. The Chinese tech company announced the new partnership during ITU Telecom World 2019 conference held in Budapest, Hungary on 11th September. According to Huawei ‘DigiTruck’ “is […] The post Huawei Partners With Belgium Nonprofit “Close the Gap” To Bring Digital Skills Across Kenya appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei CEO Interested in Selling their 5G Technology to a “Western buyer”

Amidst the on-going US trade ban and the US-China trade wars, Huawei CEO has revealed plans of selling their 5G Technology. Ren Zhengfei stated the buyer should probably come from the West and not in Asia. Talking to the Economist, Huawei’s CEO stated that 5G had been a pivotal growth to the company’s revenue, and […] The post Huawei CEO Interested in Selling their 5G Technology to a “Western buyer” appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Jumia partners with over 50 brands to launch Jumia Mall, a new category to sell products from authorized distributors

Jumia customers will from today be able to purchase their favourite products exclusively from authorized distributors. The e-commerce platform has introduced what it is calling ‘Jumia Mall’’, a curated category on Jumia that allows customers to easily identify the official distributors of leading brands on the site. Jumia has partnered with over 50 brands for […] The post Jumia partners with over 50 brands to launch Jumia Mall, a new category to sell products from authorized distributors appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Africa Logistics Properties forum addresses supply chain challenges in East Africa

Key stakeholders in the logistics industry gathered in Nairobi for a Supply Chain Network Forum to address the challenges facing the sector. The breakfast forum was hosted by Africa Logistics Properties a modern warehousing solutions company to celebrate its second anniversary since the completion of phase one – ALP North at Tatu City’s Industrial Park […] The post Africa Logistics Properties forum addresses supply chain challenges in East Africa appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Nokia 6.2 Announced | Specifications and Price in Kenya

Unlike Huawei which concentrated on their upcoming technology at IFA 2019, HMD Global the home of Nokia devices announced a couple of devices. One of the devices is the Nokia 6.2, which succeeds last year’s Nokia 6.1. Nokia 6.2 adds a little bit of weight over its predecessor and features a 6.3 inch IPS LCD […] The post Nokia 6.2 Announced | Specifications and Price in Kenya appeared first on TechTrendsKE.