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Kenya’s Binyavanga Wainaina championed a creative, bold Africa - Quartz
Kenya’s Binyavanga Wainaina championed a creative, bold Africa  Quartz

The last time I saw the Kenyan writer and thinker Binyavanga Wainaina was on an afternoon in mid-December 2017. There he was, in a street near my home ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 11:06:00 GMT
Focus on Africa: Kenya in 'fool's gold' controversy - RFI English
Focus on Africa: Kenya in 'fool's gold' controversy  RFI English

Fraudsters passing for gold traders have thrown Kenya into a diplomatic crisis after allegedly swindling 3.5 million euros from a member of the Dubai royal family ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 12:10:28 GMT
From camel to cup: Camel milk froths hopes in drought-hit Kenya - Reuters
From camel to cup: Camel milk froths hopes in drought-hit Kenya  Reuters

WAJIR, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As day breaks over the sandy stretch of Kenyan desert, Salah Abdinoor Issack finishes his dawn prayers and ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'Mnangagwa's dialogue is nonsense' says Chief Ndiweni - Bulawayo24 News
'Mnangagwa's dialogue is nonsense' says Chief Ndiweni  Bulawayo24 News

Ntabazinduna Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni says the President Emmerson Mnangagwa led National Dialogue is nonsense and must never be taken ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 13:24:26 GMT
Drought-hit Kenya is using camels to tackle malnutrition - World Economic Forum
Drought-hit Kenya is using camels to tackle malnutrition  World Economic Forum

Their milk has been dubbed "white gold" by food experts, who say it could help to tackle malnutrition in the region.


Sat, 18 May 2019 06:56:15 GMT
Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka Ditches Ruto for Raila - Kenyans
Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka Ditches Ruto for Raila  Kenyans

Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka has ditched Deputy President William Ruto's camp, The Standard reports. According to the publication, the vocal legislator, ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 06:26:08 GMT
Zim State agents harass Ugandan opposition leader as he arrives for MDC congress - New Zimbabwe.com
Zim State agents harass Ugandan opposition leader as he arrives for MDC congress  New Zimbabwe.com

By Richard Chidza/Leopold Munhende in Gweru. STATE security agents reportedly detained visiting Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine and a secretary ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 13:34:53 GMT
Porsha Williams Would Happily Welcome Kenya & Pheadra Back to ‘RHOA’ - EBONY
Porsha Williams Would Happily Welcome Kenya & Pheadra Back to ‘RHOA’  EBONY

'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Porsha Williams recently sat down with EBONY to discuss prenuptial agreements and a few of her old cast mates.


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Photos: Raila Odinga Junior tours West Africa, meets Cameroon football legend Samuel Eto’o - The Standard
Photos: Raila Odinga Junior tours West Africa, meets Cameroon football legend Samuel Eto’o  The Standard

Son of Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga, Raila Junior has shared his tour of West Africa on social media. Junior was among the people ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:04:00 GMT
Onyango Oloo 'reveals' popular Mt Kenya politician behind TNAP party - Hivisasa
Onyango Oloo 'reveals' popular Mt Kenya politician behind TNAP party  Hivisasa

Former TNA Secretary General Onyango Oloo has claimed that the new Transformation National Alliance Party (TNAP) was formed by Gatundu South Member ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 08:35:42 GMT
The Netherlands and Kenya as partners for innovation - The Star, Kenya
The Netherlands and Kenya as partners for innovation  The Star, Kenya

This year we celebrate the 55th anniversary of bilateral relations between Kenya and the Netherlands. Our close and cordial relationship has matured over the ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News - Africa.com
Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News  Africa.com

Known as one of Africa's best-known authors and gay rights Activists, Wainaina died on Tuesday night in Nairobi after a short illness at age 48.


Sat, 25 May 2019 10:39:34 GMT
Off-Grid Solar In Kenya - CleanTechnica
Off-Grid Solar In Kenya  CleanTechnica

April 27th, 2019 by David Zarembka. CleanTechnica has had numerous articles on companies and organizations that are supplying off-grid electricity to ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Raila breaks silence on gold scam, says Matiang'i as white as cotton - Tuko.co.ke
Raila breaks silence on gold scam, says Matiang'i as white as cotton  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Opposition leader Raila Odinga has defended Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i against allegations that he was protecting suspects ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 06:22:06 GMT
Solar tracking bracelets protect nomadic Kenyan mothers and babies - Reuters
Solar tracking bracelets protect nomadic Kenyan mothers and babies  Reuters

MOYALE, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As health workers approached a huge acacia tree that would provide shade for a makeshift clinic, more than ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What Ukraine could borrow from Kenya’s Constitutional reforms - The Star, Kenya
What Ukraine could borrow from Kenya’s Constitutional reforms  The Star, Kenya

Outcome of Ukrainian polls is a reflection of the disenfranchisement of angry population.


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Khalwale defects to Jubilee, declares support for DP Ruto's bid - Capital FM Kenya
Khalwale defects to Jubilee, declares support for DP Ruto's bid  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 18 - Former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale has defected to the ruling Jubilee Party after sending mixed signals for months, with his ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 08:23:31 GMT
The untapped potential of Africa's honey bees - BBC News
The untapped potential of Africa's honey bees  BBC News

In countries across Africa, honey bees could help protect wildlife, grow food and make money – so why aren't more people raising them?


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Raila says Ruto can’t use pact with Uhuru to hold Kenya at ransom - Daily Nation
Raila says Ruto can’t use pact with Uhuru to hold Kenya at ransom  Daily Nation

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has told off critics of his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta, saying that far from the assumptions made so far, their focus ...


Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Let us help these children get back to their families - Daily Nation
Let us help these children get back to their families  Daily Nation

Missing Child Kenya organises events to give parents hope and help reunite them with their children.


Sat, 25 May 2019 06:05:40 GMT
Lusaka, Oparanya denied access to ex President Moi - Capital FM Kenya
Lusaka, Oparanya denied access to ex President Moi  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 26 – Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya were Friday denied access to retired President Daniel ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Can sweet potatoes save the world? - Phys.Org
Can sweet potatoes save the world?  Phys.Org

Despite the name, sweet potatoes are not potatoes. And a sweet potato is not the same thing as a yam. Sweet potatoes are native to Central and South America, ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya WiFi services, modem and charges - Tuko.co.ke
Telkom Kenya WiFi services, modem and charges  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? ?TELKOM KENYA WIFI? *service* has been tailored to meet your internet needs. In a space, where competition has been concentrated on ...


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:23:54 GMT
Bharti Airtel unit to merge with Telkom Kenya - Reuters India
Bharti Airtel unit to merge with Telkom Kenya  Reuters India

India's Bharti Airtel said on Friday its unit Airtel Networks Kenya Ltd has agreed to merge with Telkom Kenya Ltd, the East African nation's smallest telecom ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya data bundles 2019 - TUKO.CO.KE
Telkom Kenya data bundles 2019  TUKO.CO.KE

Orange Kenya now called Telkom Kenya is a profound telecommunication company offering an array of services to large Kenyan corporations, Government, ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:40:17 GMT
Telkom Hits 100K T-Kash Customers One Year After Launch - Techweez
Telkom Hits 100K T-Kash Customers One Year After Launch  Techweez

The Communication Authority's Sector Statistics report for the second quarter of the FY 2018/2019 has been out for some time now. It includes several insights ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
USSD Codes: List of All Short Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya - Kenyans
USSD Codes: List of All Short Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya  Kenyans

USSD codes have created a new and possibly better way for Kenyans to access services from mobile network operators. These menus can provide some of the ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN, Orange partner on mobile money in Africa - Quartz
MTN, Orange partner on mobile money in Africa  Quartz

MTN and Orange—the largest mobile operators in Anglophone and Francophone Africa—are teaming up in an attempt to dominate the continent's mobile ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Can coding give Kenya's women prisoners a second chance? - BBC News
Can coding give Kenya's women prisoners a second chance?  BBC News

The entrepreneur offering female prisoners coding lessons for a second chance in life.


Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
You're Gonna Need Shades to See Kenya Moore in This Curve-Hugging Dress - Bravo
You're Gonna Need Shades to See Kenya Moore in This Curve-Hugging Dress  Bravo

Kenya Moore, drab? Never, not in your wildest dreams! The new mother just lit up our feed in what's quite possibly the boldest hue of reddish orange we've ever ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MPs raise the red flag over Airtel, Telkom merger - Business Daily
MPs raise the red flag over Airtel, Telkom merger  Business Daily

A National Assembly committee has raised the red flag on the proposed merger between Airtel and Telkom Kenya, saying there are outstanding issues in the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader - The East African
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader  The East African

Kenya's telecommunications market is bracing for a possible change of ownership between two telcos, which have been struggling to compete with Safaricom, ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Colorado consultant, California CEOs dead in Kenya crash - WFTV Orlando
Colorado consultant, California CEOs dead in Kenya crash  WFTV Orlando

DENVER (AP) - A prominent Colorado political consultant and two entrepreneurs from California were among four Americans and a local pilot killed when their ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Democracy Without Borders launched in Kenya with broad support - Democracy Without Borders
Democracy Without Borders launched in Kenya with broad support  Democracy Without Borders

The establishment of a Kenyan chapter of Democracy Without Borders (DWB) was met with broad support at a launch event on 4 March 2019 in Nairobi.


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom to lay off 500 employees in cost cutting measures - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
Telkom to lay off 500 employees in cost cutting measures - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 26 - Telkom Kenya has announced a restructuring plan that will see 500 employees leave the telecom company. The firm says the move is ...


Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Orange is now Telkom - The Standard
Orange is now Telkom  The Standard

Integrated telecommunication solutions provider Orange has rebranded to Telkom, 12 months after the exit of majority shareholder the Orange Group.


Tue, 06 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom in new Kenya dominance deal - Zimbabwe Independent
Airtel, Telkom in new Kenya dominance deal  Zimbabwe Independent

Kenya's telecommunications market is bracing for a possible change of ownership between two telcos, which have been struggling to compete with Safaricom, ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya’s Cherono wins men’s Boston Marathon in sprint to tape - PBS NewsHour
Kenya’s Cherono wins men’s Boston Marathon in sprint to tape  PBS NewsHour

Lawrence Cherono outkicked Lelisa Desisa and passed him just steps away from the tape, winning the 123rd Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 7 minutes 57 ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Orange Kenya disowns flirtatious employee, offers apology to customer - Nairobi News
Orange Kenya disowns flirtatious employee, offers apology to customer  Nairobi News

Telkom Kenya, the owners of Orange mobile company, has disowned an employee who is accused of breaching privacy rules when he hit on a woman he had ...


Sat, 01 Sep 2018 14:18:24 GMT
Orange Democratic Movement gives Huduma Namba thumbs up - Capital FM Kenya
Orange Democratic Movement gives Huduma Namba thumbs up  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 2 - The government's National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) registration process better known 'Huduma Namba' has ...


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyan singer-songwriter J.S. Ondara on an 'American Dream' - PBS NewsHour
Kenyan singer-songwriter J.S. Ondara on an 'American Dream'  PBS NewsHour

J.S. Ondara grew up in Nairobi, Kenya, listening to American rock and roll. When he was 17, he stumbled upon Bob Dylan -- and his life's ambitions. Nearly a ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Telkom Kenya is Innovating Around the Customer - Techweez
How Telkom Kenya is Innovating Around the Customer  Techweez

Telkom Kenya's journey to a customer centric brand and the impact this has had on customer experience.


Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Mobile Money Continues To Boom In Africa - Forbes
How Mobile Money Continues To Boom In Africa  Forbes

The tie-up of Kenya's M-Pesa with PayPal and Western Union, coupled with two of the largest cellular operators – MTN and Orange – working on a mobile wallet ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom targets youth segment with 4G Bomba for heavy data users - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
Telkom targets youth segment with 4G Bomba for heavy data users - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 6 - Telkom has launched 4G Bomba, a data offering targeted at the data-heavy youth segment, allowing ultra-fast speeds that match ...


Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Neighbors: Los Alamitos High School student creates nonprofit to fight child marriage in Kenya - Long Beach Press Telegram
Neighbors: Los Alamitos High School student creates nonprofit to fight child marriage in Kenya  Long Beach Press Telegram

During a 2016 trip to Kenya, Los Alamitos High School senior Jessie Ridgeway was shocked to learn why some teenage girls drop out of school, leaving them ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ethiopia and Kenya sign space cooperation agreement with France - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Ethiopia and Kenya sign space cooperation agreement with France  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

During the visit of Emmanuel Macron, the French president, in East Africa on March 11-14, 2019, Ethiopia and Kenya signed space cooperation.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Reckless to walk away from Somalia, says Kenya's Ruto - BBC News
Reckless to walk away from Somalia, says Kenya's Ruto  BBC News

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto explains the country's long-term strategy on Somalia.


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya : Microsoft and ADMI launch appfactory in Nairobi - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Kenya : Microsoft and ADMI launch appfactory in Nairobi  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

(Ecofin Agency) - The Africa Digital Media Institute (ADMI) and Microsoft partnered to boost the digital expertise of Kenyan youths. In that regard, the two partners ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya and France ink deal for light rail system - cgtn.com
Kenya and France ink deal for light rail system  cgtn.com

Kenya has signed a financing deal with France for a light rail system between the capital Nairobi and the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). This was ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya Increases SMS and Call Prices, Preserves Data Bundle Rates - Techweez
Telkom Kenya Increases SMS and Call Prices, Preserves Data Bundle Rates  Techweez

Telkom Kenya has increased the costs on SMS, calls and broadband costs after increase of excise duty.


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ODM to Uhuru: Your deputy is a dragon - The Star, Kenya
ODM to Uhuru: Your deputy is a dragon  The Star, Kenya

Ruto hits out at ODM SG describing his statement as an "incoherent, rabid juvenile rant."


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Dori humbled by ODM'S decision to shelve expulsion - Capital FM Kenya
Dori humbled by ODM'S decision to shelve expulsion  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 2 - Coast Parliamentary Group Chairperson and Msambweni MP Suleiman Dori has lauded his Orange Democratic Movement party for ...


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Designer Kenya Buchanan: Headed to New York Fashion Week with flair - Birmingham Times
Designer Kenya Buchanan: Headed to New York Fashion Week with flair  Birmingham Times

Fashion designer Kenya Buchanan's creativity has no bounds. In high school, she once wore an orange shirt and carried around an orange for an event that day ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya unlimited internet plans - Tuko.co.ke
Telkom Kenya unlimited internet plans  Tuko.co.ke

Kenyans are really big on internet usage which explains why there are many *service* providers trying to offer the very best. With Telkom Kenya unlimited internet, ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 05:48:15 GMT
Telkom and Google sister company to provide 4G internet through balloons - Capital FM Kenya
Telkom and Google sister company to provide 4G internet through balloons  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 - Kenyans in rural and sparsely populated areas will from next year access high-speed internet through high altitude balloons which ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Fintech in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Potential Game Changer - International Monetary Fund
Fintech in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Potential Game Changer  International Monetary Fund

By Amadou N. R. Sy. If you are reading this blog—drawn by current buzz around financial technology and the "fintech” reference in the title, and its promise to ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Schism in Kenya Ruling Party May Revive Rift Valley Tensions - Bloomberg
Schism in Kenya Ruling Party May Revive Rift Valley Tensions  Bloomberg

An alliance that helped deliver Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta two terms in office is fracturing, reviving tensions in the country's Rift Valley region that was ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Barno of Kenya, Merachi of Ethiopia win LA Marathon - Summit Daily News
Barno of Kenya, Merachi of Ethiopia win LA Marathon  Summit Daily News

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — John Korir thought he was going to join his brother as a winner of the Los Angeles Marathon. But the Kenyan saw his chances of.


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya drops the Orange brand - TeleGeography
Telkom Kenya drops the Orange brand  TeleGeography

Kenya. Telkom Kenya, the fixed and mobile operator which was sold by Orange Group to private equity firm Helios Investment Partners in June 2016, has ...


Wed, 07 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
ODM gives direct nominations to Embakasi South, Ugenya candidates - Capital FM Kenya
ODM gives direct nominations to Embakasi South, Ugenya candidates  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 21 - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has given its candidates for the Embakasi South and Ugenya constituency ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya Appoints Steve Okeyo as Managing Director for its Mobile Division - Techweez
Telkom Kenya Appoints Steve Okeyo as Managing Director for its Mobile Division  Techweez

Telkom Kenya has been making a couple of company-wide managerial changes in the last couple of months. A few months ago, the telco restrategized its ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In Kenya, Alternative Rites of Passage are offering girls a life-saving alternative to 'the cut' - Equal Times
In Kenya, Alternative Rites of Passage are offering girls a life-saving alternative to 'the cut'  Equal Times

I will never be confused, I will not be exploited, I will never accept to be circumcised, I am a changed girl. We are the agents of change!” This was the ...


Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom and CA Kenya Deploy 3 Base Stations in Kilifi for Better Cellular Connectivity - Techweez
Telkom and CA Kenya Deploy 3 Base Stations in Kilifi for Better Cellular Connectivity  Techweez

Kenya's third largest mobile operator Telkom has erected three stations in Kwale that will see resident enjoy better cellular connection on their devices.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Fairtrade Fortnight: How the gift of coffee is empowering women in Kenya - The Independent
Fairtrade Fortnight: How the gift of coffee is empowering women in Kenya  The Independent

This morning I watched the sky get lighter over London rooftops – you could hardly call it a sunrise – with a cup of my prized “Zawadi” coffee. It is speciality AA ...


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Wajir West ODM candidate quits by-election, to back Jubilee's Kolosh - Capital FM Kenya
Wajir West ODM candidate quits by-election, to back Jubilee's Kolosh  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 9 - The Orange Democratic Movement parliamentary candidate for Wajir West by-election Mohamed Yusuf has withdrawn from the contest.


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
20 best things to do in Kenya - CNN
20 best things to do in Kenya  CNN

Kenya is known as an awesome safari destination, but it's got plenty of attractions besides. From climbing Mt. Kenya to dancing the night away in Nairobi, these ...


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:24:55 GMT
Morocco: Orange opens Cyberdefense center in Casablanca - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Morocco: Orange opens Cyberdefense center in Casablanca  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

(Ecofin Agency) - Orange Cyberdefense, the French group Orange's branch dedicated to network security, officially opens its first African subsidiary in Morocco.


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Inside Telkom’s rebrand that targeted millennials - Business Daily
Inside Telkom’s rebrand that targeted millennials  Business Daily

Telkom Kenya has reported an increase in its customer base by a million people in six months.


Sun, 25 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ODM to move its headquarters from Orange House - Sifuna - The Star, Kenya
ODM to move its headquarters from Orange House - Sifuna  The Star, Kenya

The ODM Party is set to relocate its headquarters from Orange House in a matter of weeks. The party's secretary general Edwin Sifuna on Tuesday said the ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bring it on, DP allies dare ODM on Ruto impeachment - Capital FM Kenya
Bring it on, DP allies dare ODM on Ruto impeachment  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 26 - Members of Parliament allied to Deputy President William Ruto have told off Siaya Senator James Orengo and his party over his ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
ODM Council approves Jumwa's expulsion, pardons apologetic Dori - Capital FM Kenya
ODM Council approves Jumwa's expulsion, pardons apologetic Dori  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya Mar 1 - The Orange Democratic Movement National Governing Council meeting on Friday unanimously resolved to expel Malindi MP Aisha ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya MPs debate giving women a third of parliament seats - Reuters
Kenya MPs debate giving women a third of parliament seats  Reuters

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenyan MPs on Tuesday debated a bill that would allocate a third of all seats in parliament to women, with ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
President Trump Just Repeatedly Demanded to Know 'the Oranges of the Investigation' - Esquire.com
President Trump Just Repeatedly Demanded to Know 'the Oranges of the Investigation'  Esquire.com

He also suggested, not for the first time, that his own father was born in Germany when he wasn't.


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Jubilee's Shaban terms Jumwa ODM expulsion affront to women - Capital FM Kenya
Jubilee's Shaban terms Jumwa ODM expulsion affront to women  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 – Taveta lawmaker Naomi Shaban has faulted a resolution by the Orange Democratic Movement's (ODM) Governing Council to expel ...


Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
We need unity for all Kenyans, not selected parts: Ruto - Capital FM Kenya
We need unity for all Kenyans, not selected parts: Ruto  Capital FM Kenya

KILIFI, Kenya Mar 10 - The push for unity in the country needs to be wholesome if Kenya is to move forward, Deputy President William Ruto has said.


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
One year later, Raila explains how handshake changed Kenya - Daily Nation
One year later, Raila explains how handshake changed Kenya  Daily Nation

Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga briefly took Kenyans through the country's history on Saturday, in illustrating the importance of his ...


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KSh 1 billion electricity token money goes missing at Kenya Power, 5 employees suspended - Tuko.co.ke
KSh 1 billion electricity token money goes missing at Kenya Power, 5 employees suspended  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? At least five highly skilled employees based at the company's IT department have been accused of manipulating the KPLC's pre-paid token ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 15:50:06 GMT
Uhuru signs another avocado export deal with Mauritius after initial pact with China - Tuko.co.ke
Uhuru signs another avocado export deal with Mauritius after initial pact with China  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Kenyan farmers will soon start exporting avocado to Mauritania after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed an agreement with his Mauritius ...


Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:59:41 GMT
Incredible pictures capture rare ‘Elephant Queen’ in Kenya - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland
Incredible pictures capture rare ‘Elephant Queen’ in Kenya  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Towering high above the Kenyan landscape, this female elephant is huge, her long tusks curving right down to the ground. Known as a "big tusker" she's a rare ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Opposition, Mt Kenya leaders in anti-Ruto pact - nation.co.ke
Opposition, Mt Kenya leaders in anti-Ruto pact  nation.co.ke

Waititu tells Ruto and his supporters that central Kenya is solidly behind the Deputy President's 2022 bid.


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
ODM Executive Council okays expulsion of MPs Jumwa, Dori - Capital FM Kenya
ODM Executive Council okays expulsion of MPs Jumwa, Dori  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 24 – The Orange Democratic Movement's (ODM) National Executive Council (NEC) has adopted a report by the disciplinary committee to ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
ODM to field Yussuf Elmi in Wajir West by-election after Kolosh quit party - Capital FM Kenya
ODM to field Yussuf Elmi in Wajir West by-election after Kolosh quit party  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 7 - Uncertainty looms whether immediate former Wajir West MP Mohamed Kolosh will defend his seat which he lost after the Supreme ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Introduces Super Cheap 5GB 'Night Owl' Bundle - Techweez
Telkom Introduces Super Cheap 5GB 'Night Owl' Bundle  Techweez

There are a lot, and we mean a lot of Telkom Kenya data plans out there. This is not surprising as competing carriers have done the same thing to appeal to a ...


Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash gets CBK nod - Business Daily
Telkom Kenya’s T-Kash gets CBK nod  Business Daily

CBK has approved Telkom Kenya as a payment *service* provider (PSP), becoming the third firm to be allowed to conduct such a business after Safaricom and.


Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Its ODM against NASA affiliate parties in Embakasi South by-election - The Standard
Its ODM against NASA affiliate parties in Embakasi South by-election  The Standard

After the ouster of Moses Wetangula as Senate minority leader, it appeared that something was completely wrong. Many still say NASA is on its death.


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why sweet potato is the darling for farmers in western Kenya - Daily Nation
Why sweet potato is the darling for farmers in western Kenya  Daily Nation

While poor management and debilitating debts continue to run down State-owned sugar millers in western Kenya, and the government is yet honour its Sh2.6 ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Raila party’s headache after embarrassing loss in by-elections - The Standard
Raila party’s headache after embarrassing loss in by-elections  The Standard

Little known party upstages ODM in Ugenya as Wiper defies NASA sibling rivalry to carry the day in Embakasi South.


Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Raila Odinga contemplates 5th bid for Kenya's presidency - africanews
Raila Odinga contemplates 5th bid for Kenya's presidency  africanews

Local media reported that Senator Orengo, together with other members of Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party, confirmed Odinga's intentions ...


Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
10 best perfumes for men you can find in Kenya - Tuko.co.ke
10 best perfumes for men you can find in Kenya  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? We have compiled a list of the top ?BEST PERFUMES FOR MEN?that you can find in Kenya as well as the prices for each perfume.


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 07:01:52 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel lose slight market share to Telkom Kenya - The Star, Kenya
Safaricom, Airtel lose slight market share to Telkom Kenya  The Star, Kenya

Safaricom and Airtel have lost a slight portion of their market share to Telkom Kenya which has recorded an increase in its total mobile subscriptions by 18.5 per ...


Sat, 30 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers - WFTV Orlando
Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers  WFTV Orlando

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed, ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NHL - Inside the reunion between Kenya Ice Lions star Ben Azegere and Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby - ESPN
NHL - Inside the reunion between Kenya Ice Lions star Ben Azegere and Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby  ESPN

After a video featuring his Ice Lions team took the sports world by storm this week, Ben Azegere witnessed his first NHL game -- featuring his new friend.


Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom does marketing to millennials by shopping like them - Quartz Africa
Safaricom does marketing to millennials by shopping like them  Quartz Africa

In this series, Perfect Company, we are examining pockets of excellence in the corporate world. No single company is perfect, but together they show what the ...


Sun, 11 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Uhuru dismisses claims of neglecting Mount Kenya - Business Daily
Uhuru dismisses claims of neglecting Mount Kenya  Business Daily

President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed claims that he has ignored Mount Kenya in his development agenda.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Local leaders unhappy with Ojaamong visit to Ruto home - The Standard
Local leaders unhappy with Ojaamong visit to Ruto home  The Standard

During the visit, Ojaamong told Ruto to brace for a tough journey ahead.


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Insider guide to Africa: Nicky Fitzgerald from Angama Mara resort in Kenya - The Australian Financial Review
Insider guide to Africa: Nicky Fitzgerald from Angama Mara resort in Kenya  The Australian Financial Review

With more than 30 years in hospitality, Nicky Fitzgerald, the CEO of luxury safari camp Angama Mara in Kenya's Maasai Mara, knows her way around Africa.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Kenya - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
USSD Short Codes to Manage Your Telkom Kenya Line - Techweez
USSD Short Codes to Manage Your Telkom Kenya Line  Techweez

Providing mobile services in Kenya means reaching everyone across the board, whether they're using a smartphone or a feature phone that is where USSD ...


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Rare 'black panthers' captured on camera in Kenya - WBIR.com
Rare 'black panthers' captured on camera in Kenya  WBIR.com

Before this, the last confirmed sighting of a black leopard was more than a century ago in Ethiopia.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
4 Americans, pilot killed in Kenya helicopter crash - News24
4 Americans, pilot killed in Kenya helicopter crash  News24

A prominent Colorado political consultant and two entrepreneurs from California were among four Americans and a local pilot killed when their helicopter ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Shattering Perceptions: It's Time to Rethink Everything You Thought You Knew about the SI Swimsuit Issue - Sports Illustrated
Shattering Perceptions: It's Time to Rethink Everything You Thought You Knew about the SI Swimsuit Issue  Sports Illustrated

There's beauty in diversity, in inspiration — and in rethinking all you thought you knew about the Swimsuit Issue.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Halima Aden talks wearing a hijab, burkini: ‘I’m so incredibly grateful’ - Fox News
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Halima Aden talks wearing a hijab, burkini: ‘I’m so incredibly grateful’  Fox News

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Halima Aden talks wearing a hijab, burkini: 'I'm so incredibly grateful'. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Halima Aden talks ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 09:01:42 GMT
Halima Aden becomes first model to wear hijab and burkini in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue - CNN
Halima Aden becomes first model to wear hijab and burkini in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue  CNN

Boundary-breaking Muslim supermodel Halima Aden has made history once again by becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Halima Aden Photos in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 | SI.com - Sports Illustrated
Halima Aden Photos in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 | SI.com  Sports Illustrated

See all the photos of Halima Aden in the 2019 isssue of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.


Wed, 08 May 2019 12:45:53 GMT
Kenyan Native Will Be First Sports Illustrated Model in a Hijab and Burkini - Afro American
Kenyan Native Will Be First Sports Illustrated Model in a Hijab and Burkini  Afro American

By Chelsea Lenora White, Black Press USA. Somali-American model Halima Aden will be the first woman to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Paulina Porizkova on Battling Ageism and Posing for the SI Swimsuit Issue at 54 - Sports Illustrated
Paulina Porizkova on Battling Ageism and Posing for the SI Swimsuit Issue at 54  Sports Illustrated

For the last decade or so, I've had a recurring nightmare. I'm on a photo shoot for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit at my current age. The sun is setting on a beach, I'm ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Meet the wonder campus student who works three jobs and still makes time for her daughter - The Standard
Meet the wonder campus student who works three jobs and still makes time for her daughter  The Standard

Miss Rutere had previously joined KMTC in 2009 to study pharmacy but had to drop out in her final year due to lack of fees. The debts had piled up and there ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 05:03:00 GMT
After Making History in SI Swimsuit, Halima Aden Won't Let the Haters Bring Her Down - Sports Illustrated
After Making History in SI Swimsuit, Halima Aden Won't Let the Haters Bring Her Down  Sports Illustrated

After becoming the first woman to wear a hijab and burkini in the SI Swimsuit issue, Halima Aden is receiving critcism from all angles, but she's looking beyond ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sports Illustrated's first burkini shoot features model Halima Aden in Kenya - TVNZ
Sports Illustrated's first burkini shoot features model Halima Aden in Kenya  TVNZ

Halima Aden has made Sports Illustrated history by becoming the first Muslim model to feature in the magazine's famous Swimsuit edition wearing a hijab and ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 03:33:55 GMT
Airtel, Telkom Kenya merge to take on Safaricom - Quartz
Airtel, Telkom Kenya merge to take on Safaricom  Quartz

Kenya's second and third largest mobile phone operators are merging to create a stronger challenger to the market leader, Safaricom. Indian-owned Bharti Airtel ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A collaborative approach to teaching and assessing 21st century skills in Africa - Brookings Institution
A collaborative approach to teaching and assessing 21st century skills in Africa  Brookings Institution

Gambia, DRC, Zambia, and Kenya focus on gaining a deeper understanding of 21st century skills necessary to thrive in the workplace.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Results of 2019 Nanjing IAAF World Challenge (updated) - China.org.cn
Results of 2019 Nanjing IAAF World Challenge (updated)  China.org.cn

NANJING, China, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Following are the updated leading results of the 2019 Nanjing IAAF World Challenge here on Tuesday: Women.


Tue, 21 May 2019 13:45:38 GMT
Jason Spindler survived 9/11. Then he died at the hands of terrorists in Nairobi. - The Washington Post
Jason Spindler survived 9/11. Then he died at the hands of terrorists in Nairobi.  The Washington Post

After Jason Spindler graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000, he moved to New York to work as an investment banker on Wall Street. Then 9/11 ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
China’s Corporate Cash Crisis Worsens - pymnts.com
China’s Corporate Cash Crisis Worsens  pymnts.com

The crisis that has hit China's corporate community is worsening after the suspension of trading of Kangmei Pharmaceutical shares, The Wall Street Journal ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 12:01:30 GMT
Is Ralph Rugoff’s Venice Biennale Exhibition Too US-Centric? - artnet News
Is Ralph Rugoff’s Venice Biennale Exhibition Too US-Centric?  artnet News

The US emerges as the clear winner with 17 artists included in the show, followed by China and Germany with six each.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Venice Biennale 2019 — young artists, stark contrasts and visual drama - Financial Times
Venice Biennale 2019 — young artists, stark contrasts and visual drama  Financial Times

Huge and desolate, it looms into view as you turn towards the Arsenale basin: the gashed, rusty blue hull of the boat of death in which 800 migrants lost their ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Death Toll Rises in Kenya Attack as Distraught Relatives Scramble - The New York Times
Death Toll Rises in Kenya Attack as Distraught Relatives Scramble  The New York Times

The dead now number at least 21, with six more bodies retrieved and a police officer succumbing to injuries. The victims include an American and a British ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Halima Aden makes Sports Illustrated history as she makes cover in a burkini - Mshale - Mshale African Community Newspaper
Halima Aden makes Sports Illustrated history as she makes cover in a burkini - Mshale  Mshale African Community Newspaper

Halima Aden, 21,will be featured in annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition wearing a hijab and burkini, the first time that has happened. She was ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sokowatch closes $2 million seed round to modernize Africa’s B2B retail - TechCrunch
Sokowatch closes $2 million seed round to modernize Africa’s B2B retail  TechCrunch

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Nigeria's Gokada ...


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
World Leaders Gather in Kenya for Environment - The Weather Channel
World Leaders Gather in Kenya for Environment  The Weather Channel

A total of 4700 heads of state, business leaders, senior UN officials and civil society representatives have gathered in Kenya.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya absorbs yu subscribers following buyout - TeleGeography
Airtel Kenya absorbs yu subscribers following buyout  TeleGeography

Kenya. Airtel Kenya has confirmed that its network has 'absorbed' the mobile user base of Essar Telekom Kenya (yu), following the successful conclusion of a ...


Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyan startups picked for global innovation awards - Business Daily
Kenyan startups picked for global innovation awards  Business Daily

Four Kenyan firms are among 40 companies that have received global recognition for championing digital innovations that positively impact local society.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
2019 Shanghai Diamond League Recap: Noah Lyles Beats Christian Coleman, Abderrahman Samba Over Rai Benjamin, and Sydney McLaughlin Debuts - LetsRun.com
2019 Shanghai Diamond League Recap: Noah Lyles Beats Christian Coleman, Abderrahman Samba Over Rai Benjamin, and Sydney McLaughlin Debuts  LetsRun.com

by LetsRun.com. May 18, 2019. The 10th Shanghai Diaomond League track and field meet was held today and it featured a ton of star power. The best race was ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 16:09:16 GMT
Africa in the news: Election updates, Kenya’s Mombasa Port, and troops withdrawn from Ethiopia- Eritrea border - Brookings Institution
Africa in the news: Election updates, Kenya’s Mombasa Port, and troops withdrawn from Ethiopia- Eritrea border  Brookings Institution

Joshua Miller highlights the top news in Africa this week.


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Chinese firms in Kenya create 50,000 jobs in 2018: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Chinese firms in Kenya create 50,000 jobs in 2018: report - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Job applicants visit a stand at a career fair of Chinese companies in Nairobi, Kenya, on Oct. 29, 2018. An organization of Chinese companies in Kenya on ...


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Man who survived September 11 killed in Nairobi terror attack - The Sydney Morning Herald
Man who survived September 11 killed in Nairobi terror attack  The Sydney Morning Herald

An American businessman who died in a terrorist attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi had missed by only minutes being at his office in the World Trade Center on ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Lessons on youth educational training reform in Kenya - Brookings Institution
Lessons on youth educational training reform in Kenya  Brookings Institution

Over the last five years, Kenya's Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) has experienced a series of reforms targeted at expanding youth ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Chinese embassy in Kenya holds activity with local SGR employees in Nairobi - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Chinese embassy in Kenya holds activity with local SGR employees in Nairobi - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Kenyan workers of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) commuter train take a selfie at the Chinese embassy in Kenya in Nairobi, Kenya, on Nov. 23, 2018.


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya will soon get 01** prefix once approved by the Communication Authority of Kenya - Dignited
Airtel Kenya will soon get 01** prefix once approved by the Communication Authority of Kenya  Dignited

Airtel is the second largest mobile network operator in terms of subscriber base in Kenya. Airtel trails behind Safaricom and is closely followed behind by Telkom ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Soft power and censorship China is broadening its efforts to win over African audiences - The Economist
Soft power and censorship China is broadening its efforts to win over African audiences  The Economist

EVER SINCE the Kenyan government signed a deal in 2014 for a state-owned Chinese company to build a railway between Nairobi and Kenya's main port in ...


Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's participation at China's 1st import expo to boost trade: envoy - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Kenya's participation at China's 1st import expo to boost trade: envoy - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

NAIROBI, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) which runs from Nov. 5 to 10 in Shanghai offers a platform for Kenya to boost its ...


Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Headwinds toward East African regional integration: Will this time be different? - Brookings Institution
Headwinds toward East African regional integration: Will this time be different?  Brookings Institution

With tensions running high between Uganda and Rwanda, Aloysius Uche Ordu assesses whether the East African Community is headed toward a breakup.


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan players get mixed results at ITF junior circuit - NTV
Kenyan players get mixed results at ITF junior circuit  NTV

Kenyan tennis players registered mixed results on day three of the 1st leg of the ITF East Africa 18 & Under Junior Circuit that is currently underway at.


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Chinese investor defends purchase of Sh2b land near State House - Nairobi News
Chinese investor defends purchase of Sh2b land near State House  Nairobi News

A Chinese investor has defended at the High Court ownership of a Sh2 billion parcel of land located near State House. Catham Properties Limited is embroiled ...


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan fresh produce exporters hope to grow Chinese market - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Kenyan fresh produce exporters hope to grow Chinese market - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

NAIROBI, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- *Fresh* produce exporters from Kenya are looking forward to the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE), which takes place ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
More Chinese Loans? Huawei Mobile Launches Y7 Prime in Kenya, Offers Phones on Credit - KahawaTungu
More Chinese Loans? Huawei Mobile Launches Y7 Prime in Kenya, Offers Phones on Credit  KahawaTungu

Huawei Mobile has launched its Y7 Prime 2019 smartphone in the Kenyan market with a retail price of Kshs 17,999. Seeing the hard economic times and strong ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Feature: Chinese volunteers boost Kenya's tourism sector - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Feature: Chinese volunteers boost Kenya's tourism sector - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

The 53-year-old employee of PowerChina International Group Wang Yan Tao (middle), serves as a tour guide for Chinese tourists at Karen Blixen House.


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hippo kills Taiwanese tourist in Kenya - Global News
Hippo kills Taiwanese tourist in Kenya  Global News

A tourist from Taiwan was attacked and killed by a hippo while taking pictures on the edge of Lake Naivasha in Kenya, authorities said Sunday.


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
In pics: opening ceremony of 2nd global session of UN Science-Policy-Business Forum - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
In pics: opening ceremony of 2nd global session of UN Science-Policy-Business Forum - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

The photo taken on March 9, 2019 shows the opening ceremony of the second global session of the UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment in ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africa’s emerging economies to take the lead in consumer market growth - Brookings Institution
Africa’s emerging economies to take the lead in consumer market growth  Brookings Institution

Africa's emerging economies present exciting opportunities to global businesses for expansion in retail and distribution. Changing demographics and improving ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How outlawing female genital mutilation in Kenya has driven it underground and led to its medicalization - Brookings Institution
How outlawing female genital mutilation in Kenya has driven it underground and led to its medicalization  Brookings Institution

Since Kenya banned the practice of female genital mutilation in 2011, it has been increasingly performed by healthcare providers in clinics and homes.


Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel hangs up on merger plan with Telkom Kenya - Standard Digital
Airtel hangs up on merger plan with Telkom Kenya  Standard Digital

[Wilberforce Okwiri, Standard] Mobile network operator Airtel has backed out of a planned merger with Telkom Kenya dealing a blow to the move that could have ...


Sun, 10 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telcos’ merger only option, say analysts - The Standard
Telcos’ merger only option, say analysts  The Standard

Experts at Citibank reckon Airtel, Telkom Kenya have run out of room to grow by themselves and must join forces to stay afloat.


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DP Ruto and Raila plan to control Mt. Kenya vote - The Standard
DP Ruto and Raila plan to control Mt. Kenya vote  The Standard

Failure by Mt. Kenya politicians to plan and hold regular consultations is being seen as their weakest link, despite controlling massive votes.


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Work on key western city bypass begins - The Standard
Work on key western city bypass begins  The Standard

Chinese contractor has got to work on Sh17b road project to decongest the capital after protracted financing delays.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Netpreneur $10m prize competition for African entrepreneurs opens in March - Capital FM Kenya
Netpreneur $10m prize competition for African entrepreneurs opens in March  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19 - The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) will officially call for applications starting from the 27th of March 2019. The Kenya ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tennis: Kenya’s Njogu falls to Sallay in ITF tourney - The Standard
Tennis: Kenya’s Njogu falls to Sallay in ITF tourney  The Standard

Albert Njogu's hopes of winning his first title this year were dashed when he lost to Peter Sallay of Hungary in the boys singles final of the Interna.


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Court Orders KPC to Reinstate Sacked Whistle-Blower - Kenyans
Court Orders KPC to Reinstate Sacked Whistle-Blower  Kenyans

The High Court has ordered Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) to reinstate Maj (Rtd) Isaac Mati Ondari who was sacked for allegedly leaking information detailing ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei breaks price ceiling with Sh260,000 smartphone - The Standard
Huawei breaks price ceiling with Sh260,000 smartphone  The Standard

Huawei Technologies unveiled a Sh260,000 ($2,600) folding smartphone on Sunday which it said was primed for next generation 5G mobile connections, even ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel integrates yuMobile into Kenyan operation - PCWorld
Airtel integrates yuMobile into Kenyan operation  PCWorld

Africa's second largest mobile operator, Airtel, has finally absorbed all yuMobile customers into its Kenyan operation after buying the company last year.


Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Delivering education in Kenya that addresses the breadth of learning needed to thrive in a changing world - Brookings Institution
Delivering education in Kenya that addresses the breadth of learning needed to thrive in a changing world  Brookings Institution

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 4.1 is a commitment by the global community to ensure that every girl and boy complete primary and secondary ...


Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel faults CA Sh2bn licence fees after Yu Mobile buyout - Business Daily
Airtel faults CA Sh2bn licence fees after Yu Mobile buyout  Business Daily

Airtel Kenya wants the Communications Authority of Kenya ordered to issue *fresh* permit expiring in January 2025.


Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya: Yu Mobile Customers Now Part of Airtel Network - Capital FM
Kenya: Yu Mobile Customers Now Part of Airtel Network  Capital FM

Bharti Airtel has announced that it has successfully integrated yuMobile customers into its network.


Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Fresh details emerge on murder of Kiru Boys principal Solomon Mwangi - Daily Nation
Fresh details emerge on murder of Kiru Boys principal Solomon Mwangi  Daily Nation

Ms Jane Muthoni, the main suspect in the murder of Mr Solomon Mwangi, her husband and former Kiru Boys principal, was with her husband prior to his death.


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
TENNIS: Njogu storms into quarters - The Standard
TENNIS: Njogu storms into quarters  The Standard

[Jonah Onyango, Standard] Albert Njogu advanced to the quarter-finals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Under-18 Junior Circuit currently on at ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyan e-commerce startup Sokowatch raises $2m seed round - Disrupt Africa
Kenyan e-commerce startup Sokowatch raises $2m seed round  Disrupt Africa

Kenyan B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has closed a US$2 million seed round to further expand its customer base across East Africa.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Feature: China-sponsored school boosts literacy among Kenyan slum children - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Feature: China-sponsored school boosts literacy among Kenyan slum children - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Students attend class at the KEDA DBSA School in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept. 7, 2018. The KEDA DBSA school was constructed by Chinese volunteers affiliated ...


Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A tailormade drug developed in record time may save girl from fatal brain disease - Science Magazine
A tailormade drug developed in record time may save girl from fatal brain disease  Science Magazine

DNA-based therapy for Batten disease shows promise of personalized medicine.


Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Africa in the news: European leaders visit, political reforms in Ethiopia, and a power sector update from South Africa - Brookings Institution
Africa in the news: European leaders visit, political reforms in Ethiopia, and a power sector update from South Africa  Brookings Institution

Dhruv Gandhi recaps the weeks news from Africa including Theresa May's visits to Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya, Angela Merkel's West Africa trip, and more.


Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya launches 4G services offering faster internet speeds - Economic Times
Airtel Kenya launches 4G services offering faster internet speeds  Economic Times

Airtel Kenyas 4G services will initially be available in Nairobi and Mombasa, which will be followed by rollouts in other towns and cities.


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya Rate-Cap Champion Wants to Limit Bank Lending to State - Bloomberg
Kenya Rate-Cap Champion Wants to Limit Bank Lending to State  Bloomberg

A Kenyan lawmaker who successfully introduced a law capping interest rates is now proposing to limit how much the government can borrow from local ...


Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
China funded training opportunities bridge skills gap in Kenya - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
China funded training opportunities bridge skills gap in Kenya - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

NAIROBI, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- China has made significant contribution to help bridge skills gap in Kenya by offering training opportunities for the country's youth ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Figure of the week: Hotel revenues and growth in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Kenya, and Tanzania - Brookings Institution
Figure of the week: Hotel revenues and growth in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Kenya, and Tanzania  Brookings Institution

Mariama Sow explores trends and future growth prospects for the hotel industry in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Kenya, and Tanzania.


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Now I have all the rights': New citizens welcomed in first Tulsa City Hall naturalization ceremony - Tulsa World
'Now I have all the rights': New citizens welcomed in first Tulsa City Hall naturalization ceremony  Tulsa World

Held at City Hall as part of the New Tulsans Initiative, Thursday's naturalization ceremony was the first in the state, officials said, to be hosted by a municipality.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Another Reason U.S. Fears Huawei: Its Gear Works and It's Cheap - Bloomberg
Another Reason U.S. Fears Huawei: Its Gear Works and It's Cheap  Bloomberg

In the sparsely settled wildlands of eastern Oregon, Huawei Technologies Co. is hardly the big bad wolf of China that U.S. officials have depicted. It's a lifeline to ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Semisynthetic sensor proteins enable metabolic assays at the point of care - Science Magazine
Semisynthetic sensor proteins enable metabolic assays at the point of care  Science Magazine

Many diseases cause characteristic changes in blood metabolites. Yu et al. describe a paper-based assay in which a chosen metabolite can be oxidized to ...


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei unveils Sh260,000 phone with folding screen - Capital FM Kenya
Huawei unveils Sh260,000 phone with folding screen  Capital FM Kenya

Barcelona, Spain, Feb 25 – Huawei has unveiled what it claims is the world's fastest 5G foldable phone at the Mobile World Congress in Spain. Huawei X was ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile Money Subscribers in Kenya Hit 31.6 Million - Gadgets Africa
Mobile Money Subscribers in Kenya Hit 31.6 Million  Gadgets Africa

The total number of active mobile money subscriptions were at 31.6 million while the total number of agents stood at 223,931 between October and December ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Ominde beats Taiwan’s Chia to progress to the quarter finals - The Star, Kenya
Kenya's Ominde beats Taiwan’s Chia to progress to the quarter finals  The Star, Kenya

Derrick Ominde beat Taiwan's Chia Chieh Lin 6-7(4), 7-6 (6), 6-4 to progress to the quarter finals of the ITF East Africa 18 and under junior tennis circuit ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Njogu to battle Sallay in final: Playing in today’s final is a great improvement for the Kenyan - The Standard
Njogu to battle Sallay in final: Playing in today’s final is a great improvement for the Kenyan  The Standard

Kenya's Albert Njogu will face off with Hungary's Peter Sallay in today's boys' singles final of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tenni.


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Hippo kills Taiwan tourist visiting Kenyan lake - Reuters India
Hippo kills Taiwan tourist visiting Kenyan lake  Reuters India

A hippopotamus attacked and killed a tourist from Taiwan who was taking photographs on the shore of Lake Naivasha.


Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Health service banned from doing abortions in Kenya - SBS News
Health service banned from doing abortions in Kenya  SBS News

Abortion is illegal in Kenya unless a mother's life is in danger.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SPO16 binds SHOC1 to promote homologous recombination and crossing-over in meiotic prophase I - Science Advances
SPO16 binds SHOC1 to promote homologous recombination and crossing-over in meiotic prophase I  Science Advances

Segregation of homologous chromosomes in meiosis I is tightly regulated by their physical links, or crossovers (COs), generated from DNA double-strand breaks ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Wendy Yu is the most powerful woman in fashion you've never heard of - The Times
Wendy Yu is the most powerful woman in fashion you've never heard of  The Times

The first time I met Wendy Yu was last February at Kensington Palace. This was the splendiferous locus for her Chinese new year celebrations. If you want an ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Goodbye to yu? Intrigues behind sale of third-largest mobile operator - The Standard Digital News
Goodbye to yu? Intrigues behind sale of third-largest mobile operator  The Standard Digital News

Essar Group's sale of a stake in yuMobile to raise Sh8.5 billion for the teleco's operations is said to have attracted bids from its competitors such as Safaricom ...


Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
India Bats for Plastic Ban and Nitrogen Management at UN - The Weather Channel
India Bats for Plastic Ban and Nitrogen Management at UN  The Weather Channel

India has piloted resolutions on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management at the UN Environment Assembly.


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan B2B ecommerce platform Sokowatch raises $2m in seed funding - Ventureburn
Kenyan B2B ecommerce platform Sokowatch raises $2m in seed funding  Ventureburn

Nairobi B2B ecommerce platform Sokowatch has reportedly raised $2-million in a seed round led by Africa-focused early stage venture firm 4Dx Ventures.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei P30 Specifications and Price in Kenya - Gadgets Africa
Huawei P30 Specifications and Price in Kenya  Gadgets Africa

Body, Material, Glass with alluminium frame. Display, Type, OLED. Size, 6.1". Resolution, 2340*1080. Aspect Ratio, 19.5:9 with dewdrop notch. Protection ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
USSD Codes: List of All Short Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya - Kenyans
USSD Codes: List of All Short Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya  Kenyans

USSD codes have created a new and possibly better way for Kenyans to access services from mobile network operators. These menus can provide some of the ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan Stranded in UK Begs for Help in Streets [VIDEO] - Kenyans
Kenyan Stranded in UK Begs for Help in Streets [VIDEO]  Kenyans

Kenyans.co.ke has come across video footage of a Kenyan man stranded in the United Kingdom (UK) begging for help from passersby along Luton street.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
China wins the tech war in Africa - Mail and Guardian
China wins the tech war in Africa  Mail and Guardian

To understand the extent of the effect Huawei has had on information, communication and technology (ICT) in Africa, it is worth considering the major investment ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel denies exit rumours in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda - africanews
Airtel denies exit rumours in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda  africanews

Telecoms operator Airtel has dismissed claims that it is planning to exit the African markets of Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania, even as it affirmed that it is open to ...


Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Communications Authority (CA) board insists Yu Mobile deal 'clean' - The Standard Digital News
Communications Authority (CA) board insists Yu Mobile deal 'clean'  The Standard Digital News

The Communications Authority (CA) has dispelled claims that the sale of Essar Telecom Kenya Ltd was riddled with corruption.


Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Thoughts on Theses: Elijah Koome - The Amherst Student
Thoughts on Theses: Elijah Koome  The Amherst Student

Elijah Koome '19 is an English and black studies double major. His senior thesis examines the memories of trauma portrayed in Kenyan literature. His advisor is ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 04:25:57 GMT
Huawei eyeing bigger role in Kenya's digital transformation - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Huawei eyeing bigger role in Kenya's digital transformation - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

NAIROBI, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tech giant Huawei will scale up investment in broadband infrastructure and skills transfer in order to hasten Kenya's ...


Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Figures of the week: Chinese investment in Africa - Brookings Institution
Figures of the week: Chinese investment in Africa  Brookings Institution

This week, as the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) opened, President Xi Jinping announced that China will be providing $60 billion in financial ...


Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dynamic gating of infrared radiation in a textile - Science Magazine
Dynamic gating of infrared radiation in a textile  Science Magazine

Textiles trap infrared radiation, which helps keep us warm in cold weather. Of course, in hot weather, this is less desirable. Zhang et al. constructed an ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya woos Chinese investors into manufacturing - Standard Digital
Kenya woos Chinese investors into manufacturing  Standard Digital

Chinese investors told to take advantage of low wage costs in Kenya.


Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o releases new book - The Standard
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o releases new book  The Standard

Renowned Kenyan author Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o has asked the Government to make learning of vernacular a policy and an added advantage for ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Huawei maintains lead over Apple shipping 52m phones in three months - Capital FM Kenya
Huawei maintains lead over Apple shipping 52m phones in three months  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 7 - Huawei has retained its position as the second leading smartphone company in global smartphone shipment. According to analyst ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Africa in the news: New visa programs, kidnappings in Cameroon, and anti-gay campaign in Tanzania - Brookings Institution
Africa in the news: New visa programs, kidnappings in Cameroon, and anti-gay campaign in Tanzania  Brookings Institution

A recap of the week's news from Africa including the anti-gay crackdown in Tanzania, kidnappings in Cameroon, and more.


Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Africa in the news: US-Africa business council, AU summit, and Nigeria updates - Brookings Institution
Africa in the news: US-Africa business council, AU summit, and Nigeria updates  Brookings Institution

Amy Copley recaps this week's top news in Africa, including the visit of the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, the African Union summit, ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Sokowatch to expand after revenue growth - Bizcommunity.com
Kenya's Sokowatch to expand after revenue growth  Bizcommunity.com

Kenyan startup Sokowatch, a mobile-based ordering and delivery network for small shops, has revealed plans to expand to Mombasa in the third quarter of this ...


Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of China's Social-Credit System - The Nation
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of China's Social-Credit System  The Nation

In Hangzhou and throughout Shandong province, gold stars and black marks have begun to shape public and private behavior.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Three myths about youth employment in Africa and strategies to realize the demographic dividend - Brookings Institution
Three myths about youth employment in Africa and strategies to realize the demographic dividend  Brookings Institution

Most commentators on employment in Africa believe it faces an unprecedented youth employment challenge. Facts to back this up include that Africa is ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Carnivorous Mammal Larger than Polar Bear Once Roamed Kenya | Paleontology - Sci-News.com
Carnivorous Mammal Larger than Polar Bear Once Roamed Kenya | Paleontology  Sci-News.com

A gigantic meat-eating mammal has been discovered -- after its jaw, portions of its skull, and parts of its skeleton spent several decades sitting in a museum.


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon: Kenyans monopolise podium positions but all enjoy morning out - The Straits Times
Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon: Kenyans monopolise podium positions but all enjoy morning out  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - The fabled runners from Kenya dominated the podium positions in the men's and women's races at the 2018 Standard Chartered Singapore ...


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Here's the 2019 Venice Biennale Artist List - ARTnews
Here's the 2019 Venice Biennale Artist List  ARTnews

The list is out. After months of anticipation, the Venice Biennale has released the names of the artists who will participate in its central show this year, “May You ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Super-glamping: Kenyan resort takes tents to a new level - Post Magazine
Super-glamping: Kenyan resort takes tents to a new level  Post Magazine

Few adventures can rival sleeping under the stars in the dark continent. The Elewana Collection, in Loisaba Conservancy, has it all.


Sun, 08 Jul 2018 07:20:26 GMT
Foreign businesses see Belt and Road as development opportunity - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Foreign businesses see Belt and Road as development opportunity - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Belt and Road Initiative has brought concrete benefits to both Chinese and foreign businesses, said a number of company ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to stay on an extra year - Reuters
  1. UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to stay on an extra year  Reuters
  2. Safaricom & Vodacom Plan Kshs 1.3 Billion Purchase of MPESA Rights  Techweez
  3. Bob Collymore to stay an extra year at Safaricom as CEO  Standard Digital
  4. View full coverage on Google News

Thu, 23 May 2019 10:32:00 GMT
Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million M-Pesa deal - Africanews English
  1. Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million M-Pesa deal  Africanews English
  2. Kenya : Safaricom moves for full intellectual property rights on M-Pesa  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
  3. Safaricom, Vodacom to buy M-Pesa rights from Vodafone  Standard Digital
  4. Vodacom, Safaricom To Acquire Rights To Vodafone’s M-Pesa  pymnts.com
  5. Kenya’s Safaricom now wants a bigger slice of M-Pesa and has tabled a $13.4 million deal to buy it from British firm Vodafone  Pulse Live Kenya
  6. View full coverage on Google News

Fri, 24 May 2019 10:21:00 GMT
Kenya's Equity Bank, Safaricom team up to expand digital banking - Reuters
Kenya's Equity Bank, Safaricom team up to expand digital banking  Reuters

Equity Group, Kenya's second biggest bank by assets, on Monday signed a partnership agreement with telecoms operator Safaricom to expand their digital ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Monthly Bundles to offer free 5GB YouTube Streaming - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom Monthly Bundles to offer free 5GB YouTube Streaming  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya - May 21 - Safaricom has announced that all its customers purchasing the All in One Monthly Bundles will enjoy an additional 5 Gigabytes of ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 12:02:04 GMT
Safaricom bets future on mobile payments Mpesa - Financial Times
Safaricom bets future on mobile payments Mpesa  Financial Times

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest mobile network provider, has predicted that within three years its pioneering digital payments business Mpesa will generate more ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UNICEF and Safaricom launch Internet of Good Things in Kenya - Capital FM Kenya
UNICEF and Safaricom launch Internet of Good Things in Kenya  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 May - UNICEF and Safaricom have launched the Internet of Good Things in Kenya - a set of information and resources which promotes ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei sanction likely to hit Safaricom, Kenyan government - The East African
Huawei sanction likely to hit Safaricom, Kenyan government  The East African

The US's blacklisting of Chinese tech giant Huawei could potentially filter through to the Kenyan market due to the high exposure by government and leading ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 05:31:52 GMT
Safaricom offers clients free YouTube bundles - Daily Nation
Safaricom offers clients free YouTube bundles  Daily Nation

Safaricom has introduced free YouTube on its lower cost all-in-one bundle packages.


Tue, 14 May 2019 20:51:34 GMT
Safaricom offers data customers free YouTube - The Standard
Safaricom offers data customers free YouTube  The Standard

Customers can use the free data to stream YouTube on their smartphones at any time of the day.


Tue, 21 May 2019 16:31:05 GMT
Safaricom, Unicef unveil free internet - Business Daily
Safaricom, Unicef unveil free internet  Business Daily

Safaricom has partnered with Unicef to launch a mobile information platform.


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei sanction likely to hit Safaricom, State - Business Daily
Huawei sanction likely to hit Safaricom, State  Business Daily

The US's blacklisting of Chinese tech giant Huawei could potentially filter through to the Kenyan market due to the high exposure by government and leading ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 18:55:46 GMT
Safaricom: The giant at a glance - Standard Digital
Safaricom: The giant at a glance  Standard Digital

Safaricom is only telecommunications company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom in youth workplace digital skills training deal - Business Daily
Safaricom in youth workplace digital skills training deal  Business Daily

Safaricom Foundation and digital workforce firm CloudFactory have partnered in a learning initiative designed to expand digital skills of young people in the ...


Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Biggest Company Slumps on Lower Earnings Growth Outlook - Bloomberg
Kenya's Biggest Company Slumps on Lower Earnings Growth Outlook  Bloomberg

Safaricom Plc shares fell the most in four months after East Africa's biggest company by market value said profit growth will slow even as the wireless carrier ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
State beats parastatals dividend target in Safaricom’s Sh26bn pay - Business Daily
State beats parastatals dividend target in Safaricom’s Sh26bn pay  Business Daily

Safaricom's proposed special dividend to shareholders has broken the Treasury's projected revenue from public investments in the year starting July by Sh10.72 ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel get new mobile prefixes - Business Daily
Safaricom, Airtel get new mobile prefixes  Business Daily

Airtel has been offered three million of the new numbers and it comes at a time when the firm has grown its subscriber numbers faster than rival.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom offers special dividend as revenues soar - The East African
Safaricom offers special dividend as revenues soar  The East African

The bonus comprises normal and special dividends.


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom giving banks sleepless nights - The Star, Kenya
Safaricom giving banks sleepless nights  The Star, Kenya

•Analysis of the banks profit shows that the mobile *service* provider made Sh6.9 billion more than the top three banks in net profit. •KCB CEO Joshua Oigara says ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyans make fun of M-Pesa hitch, cheekily link it to Huduma Namba - Nairobi News
Kenyans make fun of M-Pesa hitch, cheekily link it to Huduma Namba  Nairobi News

Safaricom's mobile money transfer *service* M-Pesa experienced an outage on Thursday evening due to hitches affecting its database, the telecommunications ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 17:11:56 GMT
Kenya's Equity Bank, Safaricom Team Up to Expand Digital Financial Businesses - The Fast Mode
Kenya's Equity Bank, Safaricom Team Up to Expand Digital Financial Businesses  The Fast Mode

Equity Group, the second largest banking group in Kenya and Safaricom announced plans to expand their digital financial businesses.


Tue, 07 May 2019 03:45:45 GMT
Must Safaricom's CEO be Kenyan? - The Africa Report
Must Safaricom's CEO be Kenyan?  The Africa Report

The search for Bob Collymore's successor as Safaricom's CEO is on. But the main issue now seems to be whether a Kenyan or a foreign national runs the ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore says Kenyans transacted over Sh6.2Bn - Daily Nation
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore says Kenyans transacted over Sh6.2Bn  Daily Nation

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore says Kenyans transacted over Sh6.2Bn in fuliza's first month after it's launch. Sat May 04 14:55:45 EAT 2019 ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What Safaricom’s Sh63.4bn profit can do for economy - The Star, Kenya
What Safaricom’s Sh63.4bn profit can do for economy  The Star, Kenya

•The profit is 14.7 per cent up from Sh55.4 billion reported in 2018, and it's the seventh in a row for the telco. •The profits can be used to construct at least two ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why Collymore refused to renew Sh10 million a month Safaricom contract - Entertainment News - SDE Entertainment News
Why Collymore refused to renew Sh10 million a month Safaricom contract - Entertainment News  SDE Entertainment News

He wants to concentrate on his health so he did not wish to renew his contract.


Wed, 01 May 2019 05:52:37 GMT
Igathe, Oigara tipped for KRA, Safaricom jobs - The Star, Kenya
Igathe, Oigara tipped for KRA, Safaricom jobs  The Star, Kenya

The KCB CEO Joshua Oigara is also another favourite candidate to succeed Bob Collymore at Safaricom.


Sat, 18 May 2019 12:06:13 GMT
Waititu EACC woes, 'Rapist' killer pastor jailed, Kenya Sevens stare at relegation: Your Breakfast Briefing - The Star, Kenya
Waititu EACC woes, 'Rapist' killer pastor jailed, Kenya Sevens stare at relegation: Your Breakfast Briefing  The Star, Kenya

The stories making headlines in the Star this morning.


Fri, 24 May 2019 04:11:05 GMT
How mobile cash lenders fleece you using apps - The Star, Kenya
How mobile cash lenders fleece you using apps  The Star, Kenya

Tala charges fixed interest of 11 per cent for 21 days and 15 per for 30 days.


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya left in dilemma over Huawei as US-China trade war threatens to spill over - The Standard
Kenya left in dilemma over Huawei as US-China trade war threatens to spill over  The Standard

Safaricom has vowed to stick with the firm even as the Government remains mum.


Mon, 20 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT
Kenya: Safaricom Offers Special Dividend as Revenues Soar - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Safaricom Offers Special Dividend as Revenues Soar  AllAfrica.com

Kenya's listed mobile phone operator Safaricom has allocated a hefty Ksh75 billion ($750 million) bonus to its shareholders after growing net profit by 14.7 per ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 08:03:45 GMT
Chapa Dimba All-Star team for Spain unveiled - Capital Sports - Capital FM Kenya
Chapa Dimba All-Star team for Spain unveiled - Capital Sports  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – A team of 32 boys and girls scouted during the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom tournament season 2 was on Sunday unveiled ahead of ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UNICEF teams with Safaricom to launch the Internet of Good Things in Kenya | Leadership - African Business Chief
UNICEF teams with Safaricom to launch the Internet of Good Things in Kenya | Leadership  African Business Chief

UNICEF has recently announced that it has launched the Internet of Good Things in conjunction with Safaricom, to deliver free information in Kenya. Internet of ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 08:13:57 GMT
EA Got Talent auditions begin in Mombasa - The Star, Kenya
EA Got Talent auditions begin in Mombasa  The Star, Kenya

The Kenyan version of the show will be sponsored by Safaricom PLC.


Wed, 22 May 2019 03:00:49 GMT
Elder Scrolls dispute resolved, new UGGs litigation launched, and Hogan Lovells tie-up: news digest - World Trademark Review
Elder Scrolls dispute resolved, new UGGs litigation launched, and Hogan Lovells tie-up: news digest  World Trademark Review

In our latest edition, we look at a strategic partnership between Hogan Lovells and Anaqua, Elder Scrolls settling its video game trademark dispute, Siegel+Gale ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 13:56:18 GMT
Airtel Kenya's "Smart Home" Internet Solution is just dumb! - Techish Kenya
Airtel Kenya's "Smart Home" Internet Solution is just dumb!  Techish Kenya

A "home" router for Ksh. 7500 plus limited bundles... in 2019? Why? I don't think it makes any sense to waste money buying something that will become obsolete ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 01:41:00 GMT
M-pesa The Jewel in the Safaricom Crown - The Star, Kenya
M-pesa The Jewel in the Safaricom Crown  The Star, Kenya

Safaricom reported FY Earnings last Friday. The centrality of Safaricom in the lives of Kenyans and to the Nairobi Securities Exchange cannot be gainsaid.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom woos customers with double talk-time offer - The Star, Kenya
Safaricom woos customers with double talk-time offer  The Star, Kenya

Customers will have a choice in selecting the validity period of the airtime.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bottomline Technologies Discovers ‘Leading Strategy’ Of FinTech Partnerships In Survey - pymnts.com
Bottomline Technologies Discovers ‘Leading Strategy’ Of FinTech Partnerships In Survey  pymnts.com

Across the business-to-business (B2B) payments landscape, results of a Bottomline Technologies survey found that partnering with FinTechs will be the strategy ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 10:55:07 GMT
UNICEF launches initiative with Safaricom to improve access to information in Kenya - Ventures Africa
UNICEF launches initiative with Safaricom to improve access to information in Kenya  Ventures Africa

UNICEF curates *content* targeting young people and liaises with government entities and information providers to relay them.


Thu, 16 May 2019 11:06:29 GMT
Equity and Safaricom inks a Landmark Agreement - CIO East Africa
Equity and Safaricom inks a Landmark Agreement  CIO East Africa

Equity Group Holdings PLC (NSE: EQTY) and Safaricom PLC (NSE: SCOM) recently announced plans to create a joint transformation agenda that aims to ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Robert Collymore, the head of Kenya’s biggest telecoms firm Safaricom, to step down in August for health reasons - Pulse Live Kenya
Robert Collymore, the head of Kenya’s biggest telecoms firm Safaricom, to step down in August for health reasons  Pulse Live Kenya

Robert Collymore, a Guyanan-born British businessman and head of Kenya's biggest telecoms firm Safaricom, has revealed plans to step down in August this ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Down To Shop Channels Infomercial Love Into A QVC-For-Gen-Z App - pymnts.com
How Down To Shop Channels Infomercial Love Into A QVC-For-Gen-Z App  pymnts.com

Down to Shop explains how a quirky, gamified infomercial format, with a heavy dose of home shopping, is getting people, especially Gen Z, to tune in and buy.


Fri, 24 May 2019 11:00:55 GMT
Safaricom Home Fibre Packages & Prices - Kenyans
Safaricom Home Fibre Packages & Prices  Kenyans

Anyone at home can have unlimited internet access as long as you live within the Safaricom home fibre coverage area...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan banks to test mobile lending app to ease SME squeeze - Reuters Africa
Kenyan banks to test mobile lending app to ease SME squeeze  Reuters Africa

Five Kenyan banks have launched a lending *service* via mobile phone aimed at getting credit through to the country's small and medium-sized businesses, the ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 14:30:00 GMT
Why Equity, Safaricom pact is key - The Standard
Why Equity, Safaricom pact is key  The Standard

Both companies have demonstrated the appetite for growth and are not afraid of investing.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom Kenya merge to take on Safaricom - Quartz
Airtel, Telkom Kenya merge to take on Safaricom  Quartz

Kenya's second and third largest mobile phone operators are merging to create a stronger challenger to the market leader, Safaricom. Indian-owned Bharti Airtel ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Which music festival will the next Safaricom CEO launch? - HapaKenya
Which music festival will the next Safaricom CEO launch?  HapaKenya

The next Safaricom CEO may like a different music genre and it is possible that we could be in store a new music festival if Bob Collymore retires.


Mon, 20 May 2019 13:28:55 GMT
Safaricom lose Sh300m in six months - The Star, Kenya
Safaricom lose Sh300m in six months  The Star, Kenya

•The telco's financial results show revenue from mobile data dropped to Sh19.2 billion compared to Sh19.5 billion in the first half of the year. •The firm's chief ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom secures deal to use M-Pesa payments on AliExpress.com - Reuters
UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom secures deal to use M-Pesa payments on AliExpress.com  Reuters

Kenya's Safaricom said on Tuesday it had secured a deal to use its M-Pesa mobile payment *service* for online shopping on one of Alibaba's platforms, part of a ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Kenya's Safaricom takes M-Pesa global with Western Union - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Kenya's Safaricom takes M-Pesa global with Western Union  Reuters

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom unveiled on Tuesday a new *service* on its M-Pesa mobile financial services platform that will allow users to send ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Telkom Kenya, Jamii Telecom, Access Kenya, KPLC, KPC | 2019-2023 - Market Reporter
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Telkom Kenya, Jamii Telecom, Access Kenya, KPLC, KPC | 2019-2023  Market Reporter

WiseGuyReports.com “Kenya – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 13:09:52 GMT
Stawi loan costly and is part of Huduma Namba scheme, says civil society - The Star, Kenya
Stawi loan costly and is part of Huduma Namba scheme, says civil society  The Star, Kenya

Customers to access to unsecured loans from Sh30,000 to Sh250,000.


Thu, 23 May 2019 03:40:45 GMT
How Registered Kenyans Will Receive Huduma Namba - Govt Spokesperson - Kenyans
How Registered Kenyans Will Receive Huduma Namba - Govt Spokesperson  Kenyans

Government Spokesperson Cyrus Oguna has revealed how Kenyans who registered for Huduma Namba will receive their new unique identifiers...


Fri, 24 May 2019 15:04:37 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter - Reuters Africa
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter  Reuters Africa

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom lost a further percentage point of subscriber market share in the period to the end of December, its fifth straight ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter - Reuters Africa
UPDATE 1-Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter  Reuters Africa

(Adds analyst's comment). NAIROBI, April 2 (Reuters) - Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom lost a further percentage point of subscriber market share ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom to be rivalled by new telecoms merger in Kenya - Fin24
Safaricom to be rivalled by new telecoms merger in Kenya  Fin24

Bharti Airtel's Kenyan unit agreed to combine operations with Telkom Kenya, creating the second-largest telecommunications operator in the East African nation ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
What happens next with Huawei? - Techish Kenya
What happens next with Huawei?  Techish Kenya

Google, Intel, and Qualcomm have all announced they're cutting off business with Chinese company Huawei following the Trump's administration ban on doing ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 10:43:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations - CEO - africanews
Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations - CEO  africanews

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, Safaricom, notched up one million users for its new overdraft feature on the M-Pesa platform in just eight days.


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps - Reuters Africa
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps  Reuters Africa

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Safaricom Plc posted a rise of 7.7 percent in first-half *service* revenue, driven by growth in its mobile financial services and data, the ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Home Fibre customers to enjoy one month access to Showmax - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom Home Fibre customers to enjoy one month access to Showmax  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 8 - Safaricom Home Fibre customers can now enjoy a one month unlimited access to Showmax at no cost. This is after Safaricom ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom ups data, SMS, voice calls prices after Kenya tax hike - Quartz Africa
Safaricom ups data, SMS, voice calls prices after Kenya tax hike  Quartz Africa

Safaricom said they “regret the impact” these additional taxes will have on the “remarkable gains” made in mobile and internet penetration.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom to create 100 millionaires in its largest promotion to date - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom to create 100 millionaires in its largest promotion to date  Capital FM Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, Feb 19 - Safaricom has announced its largest customer promotion campaign, dubbed “Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima”. The ten-week ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom's M-Pesa connects with China's WeChat Pay - Quartz
Safaricom's M-Pesa connects with China's WeChat Pay  Quartz

Tens of millions of people using Kenya's dominant mobile money *service* M-Pesa will now be able to transfer cash to over a billion active users of China's digital ...


Sun, 02 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ethiopia to get M-Pesa mobile money from Safaricom Kenya - Quartz
Ethiopia to get M-Pesa mobile money from Safaricom Kenya  Quartz

M-Pesa's arrival in Ethiopia could transform the story of mobile money and financial inclusion in Africa.


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
CS Amina Attends Safaricom Jazz Festival at Carnivore - Kenyans
CS Amina Attends Safaricom Jazz Festival at Carnivore  Kenyans

Sports CS Amina Mohamed, on Wednesday, made an appearance at the Safaricom Jazz Festival that was held at Carnivore Grounds. The event meant to ...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom to aid 500 Kenyans from the Ndoto Zetu initiative - CIO East Africa
Safaricom to aid 500 Kenyans from the Ndoto Zetu initiative  CIO East Africa

Safaricom NSE recently launched an initiative that aims at positively transforming lives of communities across Kenya. Dubbed Ndoto Zetu, the initiative came up ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom customers surpass 30 million - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom customers surpass 30 million - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 - Safaricom has added over 60000 subscribers from December last year to pass the 30 million customer milestone. The telco's Chief ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom takes M-Pesa overdraft service global - Business Daily
Safaricom takes M-Pesa overdraft service global  Business Daily

The Fuliza loans attract a facility fee of 1.083 percent of the value of the credit. The daily fee translates to about 395.2 percent on a per annum basis.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom awards 16 winners with Sh1m each in customer loyalty campaign - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom awards 16 winners with Sh1m each in customer loyalty campaign  Capital FM Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, Mar 18 - Vincent Munga from Bungoma is among sixteen millionaires announced in the ongoing “Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima” ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
?KT and Safaricom to build epidemic prevention platform in Kenya - ZDNet
?KT and Safaricom to build epidemic prevention platform in Kenya  ZDNet

South Korean telecommunications giant KT will collaborate with its Kenyan counterpart Safaricom and health authorities to build an epidemic prevention ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom ranks among best employers globally - africanews
Kenya's Safaricom ranks among best employers globally  africanews

Kenya's telecommunication *service* provider, Safaricom, has been named as the best employer in Africa and 67th in the world by Forbes business magazine that ...


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Maisha Microfinance Bank voted best bank in product innovation - Tuko.co.ke
Maisha Microfinance Bank voted best bank in product innovation  Tuko.co.ke

The Maisha Microfinance Bank has scooped the coveted Best Microfinance Bank in product innovation during the prestigious Think Business Banking Awards ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 12:52:55 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom loses 1.6 pct users' market share in Q2 - Reuters
Kenya's Safaricom loses 1.6 pct users' market share in Q2  Reuters

Kenya's Safaricom lost 1.6 percent of its telecom subscribers' market share in the quarter ended June, the industry regulator said, marking the third straight ...


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore back to work - Quartz
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore back to work  Quartz

After a nine-month absence, the head of Kenya's biggest telecommunications company is back to work. Bob Collymore, the CEO of Safaricom, resumed his ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Exclusive: Kenya's Safaricom taking M-Pesa to Ethiopia, sources say - Reuters Africa
Exclusive: Kenya's Safaricom taking M-Pesa to Ethiopia, sources say  Reuters Africa

Kenya's Safaricom is in advanced talks with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money *service*, a major step towards establishing ...


Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nairobi auditions for East Africa Got Talent Show to be held on June 1 – 2 at KICC - HapaKenya
Nairobi auditions for East Africa Got Talent Show to be held on June 1 – 2 at KICC  HapaKenya

The East Africa's Got Talent Show by Safaricom auditions kicked off, at Nyali School, Mombasa County yesterday. The gates were opened to the public as from ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 09:33:49 GMT
Safaricom unveils an all-in-one bundles for its customers - CIO East Africa
Safaricom unveils an all-in-one bundles for its customers  CIO East Africa

Safaricom has announced an 'All-in-one monthly bundles' purposed to see its customers enjoy discounted data and calling rates in one package. The bundles ...


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom unveils 400G network - Business Daily
Safaricom unveils 400G network  Business Daily

Safaricom has unveiled its partnership with Chinese technology giant Huawei which will provide it with the world's first end-to-end 400G backbone network.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom to recruit 300 student interns for its new Eldoret call centre - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom to recruit 300 student interns for its new Eldoret call centre  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 15 - Safaricom will recruit 300 interns from various local universities in Uasin Gishu County to work at the new Eldoret call centre.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom faces 449 mln shillings fine by telecoms regulator - Reuters
Kenya's Safaricom faces 449 mln shillings fine by telecoms regulator  Reuters

NAIROBI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom faces a fine of 0.2 percent of its gross revenue for the last financial year, equivalent to ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom's partnership with Google to offer affordable digital phones - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom's partnership with Google to offer affordable digital phones  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 - Safaricom is seeking to digitize 2 million Kenyans with the introduction of phone upgrades through convenient payment plans and ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel vs. Safaricom - The Africa Report
Airtel vs. Safaricom  The Africa Report

Airtel Kenya is cutting prices to eat into Safaricom's market share, but it may not have a big enough war chest and sufficient patience to succeed in knocking the ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom promotion to create 100 'millionaires' in three months - Business Daily
Safaricom promotion to create 100 'millionaires' in three months  Business Daily

Safaricom has launched a multimillion-shilling campaign, which will see the firm reward more than 100 subscribers with Sh1 million cash prizes each.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's telecoms regulator lets off Safaricom - African Business Magazine
Kenya's telecoms regulator lets off Safaricom  African Business Magazine

A recent decision by Kenya's telecoms authority is good news for dominant player Safaricom, but what does it mean for the company's smaller competitors?


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom to arm agents with scanners in war on fake money - Business Daily
Safaricom to arm agents with scanners in war on fake money  Business Daily

Safaricom did not disclose the cost of acquiring and deploying the scanners by the time of going to press.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom and Airtel Now Command Half the Number of Safaricom's Mobile Subscriptions - Techweez
Telkom and Airtel Now Command Half the Number of Safaricom's Mobile Subscriptions  Techweez

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has released the second quarter sector statistics for the financial year 2018/2019, that is from October to ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom loses head of Alpha innovation lab - Reuters Africa
Kenya's Safaricom loses head of Alpha innovation lab  Reuters Africa

Kamal Bhattacharya, the head of Safaricom's innovation lab has left Kenya's biggest telecoms company less than a year and a half after he joined.


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom innovates to make M-Pesa dominant in Kenya, Africa - Quartz
Safaricom innovates to make M-Pesa dominant in Kenya, Africa  Quartz

No one was ever truly ready for M-Pesa's incredible success—not even Safaricom, the Kenyan telecom operator that launched the mobile money *service* in ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:04:01 GMT
Safaricom questioned over network outage - CIO East Africa
Safaricom questioned over network outage  CIO East Africa

A few days ago, Mpesa services experienced that lasted several hours, from 1830 hours through 2330 hours Saturday. This outage impaired Kenyans' daily ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom to create millionaires in new campaign - The Standard
Safaricom to create millionaires in new campaign  The Standard

Safaricom has announced its largest customer promotion campaign, dubbed “Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima”.


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
In conversation with Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom - The Africa Report
In conversation with Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom  The Africa Report

The Africa Report sits down with the retiring boss of Safaricom, Kenya's dominant telecoms player and creator of the widely popular M-Pesa mobile-money ...


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Blames Regulator for Underinvestment by Kenyan Rivals - Bloomberg
Safaricom Blames Regulator for Underinvestment by Kenyan Rivals  Bloomberg

Safaricom Plc accused Kenya's telecommunications regulator of failing to enforce investment requirements for smaller competitors in return for their licenses, ...


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom ventures into cybersecurity business - Business Daily
Safaricom ventures into cybersecurity business  Business Daily

The new *service* will enable firms to secure their emails and websites, manage vulnerabilities, test and audit IT systems.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom fixed internet rises to 30pc, Zuku loses - Business Daily
Safaricom fixed internet rises to 30pc, Zuku loses  Business Daily

Safaricom has increased its market share of fixed internet services for the sixth consecutive quarter to 29.6 percent, cutting the dominance of Zuku internet's ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan Mobile Money Competitors Take on Safaricom - TechCabal
Kenyan Mobile Money Competitors Take on Safaricom  TechCabal

In Kenya, mobile money is almost synonymous with Safaricom's M-Pesa. With more than 110000 M-Pesa agents in the country, the telecom has about 40 times ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom develops IT security solutions for Enterprise customers - Business Daily
Safaricom develops IT security solutions for Enterprise customers  Business Daily

More than $ 175 million was lost by Kenyans to cybercrime related cases in 2016 alone, a magnitude that revealed how exposed and vulnerable business are.


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom announces five bundle packages that combine calls and data - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom announces five bundle packages that combine calls and data - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 8 - Safaricom has announced new monthly bundles that will see customers purchase discounted data and calling rates in one package.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom eyes parking fee contracts with Kaps deal - Business Daily
Safaricom eyes parking fee contracts with Kaps deal  Business Daily

The firms said the *service* is already live at 52 locations including in Nairobi, Kisumu, Eldoret, Mombasa, Nanyuki and Nakuru.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom restores services after voice and data outage - Reuters Africa
Kenya's Safaricom restores services after voice and data outage  Reuters Africa

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Safaricom restored services on Sunday after suffering a voice and data outage that affected critical transmission equipment, Kenya's ...


Sun, 22 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
British duo flees with Safaricom’s Sh120m debt - Business Daily
British duo flees with Safaricom’s Sh120m debt  Business Daily

Iphone Global is licensed to provide voice over internet protocol (VOIP) services.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Dusit attack suspect shifts M-Pesa cash queries to Safaricom - Business Daily
Dusit attack suspect shifts M-Pesa cash queries to Safaricom  Business Daily

A bank manager accused of aiding the flow of money linked to the Dusit terror attack through M-Pesa has shifted the blame to Safaricom.


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Airtel Kenya's "Smart Home" Internet Solution is just dumb! - Techish Kenya
Airtel Kenya's "Smart Home" Internet Solution is just dumb!  Techish Kenya

A "home" router for Ksh. 7500 plus limited bundles... in 2019? Why? I don't think it makes any sense to waste money buying something that will become obsolete ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 01:41:00 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel get new mobile prefixes - Business Daily
Safaricom, Airtel get new mobile prefixes  Business Daily

Airtel has been offered three million of the new numbers and it comes at a time when the firm has grown its subscriber numbers faster than rival.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel offers Smart Home connectivity - Daily Nation
Airtel offers Smart Home connectivity  Daily Nation

Nairobi and Mombasa will be the first leg beneficiaries of Airtel Smart Home.


Thu, 23 May 2019 10:32:54 GMT
No Fiber in your area? Consider these Home Internet solutions from Telkom Kenya, Faiba 4G and Airtel Kenya - Dignited
No Fiber in your area? Consider these Home Internet solutions from Telkom Kenya, Faiba 4G and Airtel Kenya  Dignited

Fiber networks are still not as vast as we'd like. FTTH has made strides but a lot needs to be done. Until then, these 4G home solutions could prove viable.


Sat, 18 May 2019 04:19:00 GMT
THE CUTTING EDGE - Daily Nation
THE CUTTING EDGE  Daily Nation

For President Kenyatta it is just about reshuffling the same old faces.


Thu, 23 May 2019 21:01:11 GMT
Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter - Livemint
Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter  Livemint

Airtel Africa's net profit rose to $83 mn in the March quarter compared to a loss of $49 mn a year ago.Bharti Airtel will declare its March quarter earnings for India ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What is the best All-in-One Monthly Bundle in Kenya? - Dignited
What is the best All-in-One Monthly Bundle in Kenya?  Dignited

Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom all offer some form of monthly All-in-One bundle that carries a data allocation, an SMS bundle and a number of minutes for use ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel net up 29%, closes gap with Reliance Jio in wireless segment - Business Standard
Bharti Airtel net up 29%, closes gap with Reliance Jio in wireless segment  Business Standard

Bharti Airtel posted a 29 per cent jump in net profit to Rs 107 crore for the quarter ended March 2019 even as the Street had anticipated a loss in the range of Rs ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kaa Chonjo!, this could help you evade fraud-related risks - Capital FM Kenya
Kaa Chonjo!, this could help you evade fraud-related risks  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 3 - Players in the financial and payment services industry have partnered to roll out a campaign aimed at empowering consumers with ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to Retire as Government Rallies for a Kenyan Replacement - Techweez
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore to Retire as Government Rallies for a Kenyan Replacement  Techweez

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore's tenure is nearing an end. The head of one of the most successfully carriers in Africa has been with the telco for almost a decade ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya: Jamii Telecom acquires full 4G licence - ITWeb Africa
Kenya: Jamii Telecom acquires full 4G licence  ITWeb Africa

Kenyan telecommunications services provider Jamii Telecom Limited, operator of the Faiba brand, now holds a full 4G operating license for local *service* ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 06:53:13 GMT
Bharti Airtel plans to kick off IPO of $5 billion Africa phone unit - Livemint
Bharti Airtel plans to kick off IPO of $5 billion Africa phone unit  Livemint

LONDON: Bharti Airtel Ltd., India's second-biggest wireless carrier, is preparing to kick off the initial public offering (IPO) of its Africa unit in a deal that could raise ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Swanky Celebrations as Autograph Collection Hotels debuts in Kenya - Capital FM Kenya
Swanky Celebrations as Autograph Collection Hotels debuts in Kenya  Capital FM Kenya

On Thursday, The Autograph Collection Hotels, which is Marriott International's distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, marked its A Kenyan ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 23:00:02 GMT
Safaricom “All-In-One” bundle subscribers get 5GB free YouTube - Dignited
Safaricom “All-In-One” bundle subscribers get 5GB free YouTube  Dignited

Safaricom has introduced free YouTube access for All In One Monthly for affordable. Capped at 5 GB (for the subscription session), users can now enjoy ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Telkom Kenya, Jamii Telecom, Access Kenya, KPLC, KPC | 2019-2023 - Market Reporter
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Telkom Kenya, Jamii Telecom, Access Kenya, KPLC, KPC | 2019-2023  Market Reporter

WiseGuyReports.com “Kenya – Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband – Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 13:09:52 GMT
Will fresh attempt to break up telcos succeed? - The Standard
Will fresh attempt to break up telcos succeed?  The Standard

Bill by Gem MP will require mobile *service* operators to seek separate licences for different business units.


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Communication Authority announces 01xx Prefixes - Techish Kenya
Communication Authority announces 01xx Prefixes  Techish Kenya

The Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) has announced the availability of the 01xx prefixes for use in Kenya. This comes about two weeks after Techweez ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya User Numbers Jump 71% - Bloomberg
Airtel Kenya User Numbers Jump 71%  Bloomberg

Bharti Airtel Ltd.'s Kenya unit increased subscriber numbers and gained market share in the 12 months through September, supported by higher voice, mobile ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-India's Bharti Airtel unit to merge with Telkom Kenya - Reuters
UPDATE 1-India's Bharti Airtel unit to merge with Telkom Kenya  Reuters

India's Bharti Airtel said on Friday its unit Airtel Networks Kenya Ltd has agreed to merge with Telkom Kenya Ltd, the East African nation's smallest telecom ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SPONSORED CONTENT: M-BET: How Kenyans are making big money every day - The Standard
SPONSORED CONTENT: M-BET: How Kenyans are making big money every day  The Standard

Hey you! Yes, you! The greatest sports betting experience in Kenya is waiting for you to join the team of big winners! Register on M-Bet today to take part in the ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 16:18:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom Kenya merge to take on Safaricom - Quartz
Airtel, Telkom Kenya merge to take on Safaricom  Quartz

Kenya's second and third largest mobile phone operators are merging to create a stronger challenger to the market leader, Safaricom. Indian-owned Bharti Airtel ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom in new Kenya dominance deal - Zimbabwe Independent
Airtel, Telkom in new Kenya dominance deal  Zimbabwe Independent

Kenya's telecommunications market is bracing for a possible change of ownership between two telcos, which have been struggling to compete with Safaricom, ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel in talks to acquire Telkom Kenya - Economic Times
Bharti Airtel in talks to acquire Telkom Kenya  Economic Times

Buying Kenyas third-largest telco will bolster Airtels position, help improve pre-IPO valuation of Airtel Africa.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tech giants take on mobile operators in local data market - The Standard
Tech giants take on mobile operators in local data market  The Standard

A *fresh* race to bring broadband connectivity to the millions of people in Africa excluded from the Internet is heating up between giant technology companies and ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel vs. Safaricom - The Africa Report
Airtel vs. Safaricom  The Africa Report

Airtel Kenya is cutting prices to eat into Safaricom's market share, but it may not have a big enough war chest and sufficient patience to succeed in knocking the ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya To Get New 01xx Prefixes Pending Communications Authority Approval - Techweez
Airtel Kenya To Get New 01xx Prefixes Pending Communications Authority Approval  Techweez

We identify phone numbers between telcos by noting the first 4 numbers. If you're a Kenyan, it is easy to identify numbers that are between Safaricom, Telkom ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya, Airtel Kenya announce merger plans - ITWeb Africa
Telkom Kenya, Airtel Kenya announce merger plans  ITWeb Africa

Telkom Kenya has confirmed plans to merge with Airtel Kenya to form a new joint venture Airtel-Telkom to boost its market share in an unbalanced telecoms ...


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Expands 4G Coverage to Over 40 New Towns in Kenya - Techweez
Airtel Expands 4G Coverage to Over 40 New Towns in Kenya  Techweez

Kenya's second largest mobile operator Airtel, which is also in talks with Telkom Kenya on a merger deal that will give rise to a single entity namely Airtel-Telkom ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader - The East African
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader  The East African

Kenya's telecommunications market is bracing for a possible change of ownership between two telcos, which have been struggling to compete with Safaricom, ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel rolls out 4G sites ahead of Telkom merger - Business Daily
Airtel rolls out 4G sites ahead of Telkom merger  Business Daily

Airtel Kenya is expanding its 4G network coverage to 40 new towns across Kenya which will see the telco's customers enjoy faster internet speeds.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter - Reuters
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter  Reuters

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom lost a further percentage point of subscriber market share in the period to the end of December, its fifth straight ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom retains its debts in merger with Airtel - Business Daily
Telkom retains its debts in merger with Airtel  Business Daily

Telkom Kenya will retain its billions of shillings worth of debt even as it transfers its mobile operations, enterprise and carrier business to Airtel Kenya in a merger ...


Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Maisha Microfinance Bank voted best bank in product innovation - Tuko.co.ke
Maisha Microfinance Bank voted best bank in product innovation  Tuko.co.ke

The Maisha Microfinance Bank has scooped the coveted Best Microfinance Bank in product innovation during the prestigious Think Business Banking Awards ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 12:52:55 GMT
Telkom-Airtel to finalise merger before December– official - The Star, Kenya
Telkom-Airtel to finalise merger before December– official  The Star, Kenya

In March, a National Assembly committee termed the planned merger a scandal.


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
It's hard being an Airtel Kenya Customer - Techish Kenya
It's hard being an Airtel Kenya Customer  Techish Kenya

Over the holidays, as we all went home upcountry, I tried being a full time Airtel Kenya customer. In Nairobi, I use Faiba4G as my main data SIM. And being that ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel offers Sh1 per minute holiday tariff - Business Daily
Airtel offers Sh1 per minute holiday tariff  Business Daily

Airtel Kenya has launched a promotional tariff plan that will see its customers make calls at the lowest industry rate of Sh1 per minute to all other.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel-Telkom Kenya merger under fire from Kenyan authorities - Developing Telecoms
Airtel-Telkom Kenya merger under fire from Kenyan authorities  Developing Telecoms

A committee in the Kenyan National Assembly has refused to approve the merger of Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya until more information is revealed about the ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya Bites Into Safaricom Market Share in Second Quarter - Bloomberg
Airtel Kenya Bites Into Safaricom Market Share in Second Quarter  Bloomberg

Bharti Airtel's Kenyan unit gained subscribers for a second consecutive quarter as rivals including the nation's biggest operator, Safaricom Plc, relinquished ...


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya's ChapaStori Festive Promotion Cuts Off-Net Calls to 1 Bob/Minute - Techweez
Airtel Kenya's ChapaStori Festive Promotion Cuts Off-Net Calls to 1 Bob/Minute  Techweez

Festive seasons are often marked by deals that range from product/*service* discounts to promotions by mobile operators. Airtel Kenya has joined this race with a ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Why Airtel, Telkom marriage rests on thin foundation - The Standard
Why Airtel, Telkom marriage rests on thin foundation  The Standard

The confirmation of the union of Airtel Kenya and Telkom may have excited the market on Friday but a closer look reveals the future might not be so rosy for the ...


Sun, 10 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya and LG Kenya team up to offer up to 30% discount on electronics and appliances - Android Kenya
Airtel Kenya and LG Kenya team up to offer up to 30% discount on electronics and appliances  Android Kenya

Airtel Kenya and LG Kenya are a running a promotion that slashes up to 30% off on LG electronics and appliances available through LG Brand Shop.


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Will Airtel's new aggressive campaign make you switch? - Techish Kenya
Will Airtel's new aggressive campaign make you switch?  Techish Kenya

Airtel is aggressively asking people to switch from Safaricom to their network so as to get what they pay for. Will this campaign work? Will you be making the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom and Airtel Now Command Half the Number of Safaricom's Mobile Subscriptions - Techweez
Telkom and Airtel Now Command Half the Number of Safaricom's Mobile Subscriptions  Techweez

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has released the second quarter sector statistics for the financial year 2018/2019, that is from October to ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom-Airtel Kenya Merger May Render Competition Report Obsolete - Techweez
Telkom-Airtel Kenya Merger May Render Competition Report Obsolete  Techweez

According to Bob Collymore, Telkom and Airtel merger could render Analysys Mason's report and recommdendations on telco competition useless.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore back to work - Quartz
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore back to work  Quartz

After a nine-month absence, the head of Kenya's biggest telecommunications company is back to work. Bob Collymore, the CEO of Safaricom, resumed his ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel customer growth at record 69pc in two years - Business Daily
Airtel customer growth at record 69pc in two years  Business Daily

Bharti Airtel has grown its mobile subscribers by nearly 70 percent in the nine quarters to last December, making it the fastest growing telco by customer base in ...


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya slashes prices to take on rival Safaricom - ITWeb Africa
Airtel Kenya slashes prices to take on rival Safaricom  ITWeb Africa

In what is widely considered to be the latest move to impact Safaricom's dominance of Kenya's telecoms sector, Airtel has introduced a 50% reduction of the cost ...


Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya Joins Competitors in Hiking Calls, SMS and Data Pricing - Techweez
Airtel Kenya Joins Competitors in Hiking Calls, SMS and Data Pricing  Techweez

The past one week has been filled with telco announcements of hiked prices, thanks to the Finance Act 2018. So far, Zuku, Safaricom and Faiba have...


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
M-Pesa helps drive up Kenyans' access to financial services - study - Reuters
M-Pesa helps drive up Kenyans' access to financial services - study  Reuters

NAIROBI, April 3 (Reuters) - The proportion of Kenya's population with access to formal financial services rose to 83 percent from 75 percent in 2016, driven ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
CEO interview: How data strategy is pushing up Airtel's customer base - Business Daily
CEO interview: How data strategy is pushing up Airtel's customer base  Business Daily

Annie Njanja spoke to Airtel Kenya managing director, Prasanta Das Sarma, to get insights on Airtel's growing customer base and data strategy.


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya Excites Netizens With Their New Promotional Billboard - KahawaTungu
Airtel Kenya Excites Netizens With Their New Promotional Billboard  KahawaTungu

Airtel Kenya has rolled out new promotional billboards and advertisements in a bid to lure customers into their network as well as retain.


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel launches new 1 bob voice campaign for the festive season - The Standard
Airtel launches new 1 bob voice campaign for the festive season  The Standard

With the festive season underway, Airtel Kenya on Wednesday launched a new voice campaign which will see its customers enjoy making calls at the lowest ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel unveils Sh2 per minute tariff across networks - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel unveils Sh2 per minute tariff across networks  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 8 - Airtel Kenya has today unveiled a new tariff that offers its prepaid customers calls for Sh2 per minute across all networks. The Kenya ...


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya Revises Amazing Data Plan with More Units and Free WhatsApp - Techweez
Airtel Kenya Revises Amazing Data Plan with More Units and Free WhatsApp  Techweez

The Finance Act 2018 is already in place. The law forced mobile operators to revise upwards their charges for calls, SMS and data services, and while this has ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel now offers more data, free WhatsApp on its amazing data bundles - Standard Digital
Airtel now offers more data, free WhatsApp on its amazing data bundles  Standard Digital

Airtel continues to offer its customers more value for money with the revamp of its Amazing Data Bundles that have driven increased uptake of data and.


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
USSD Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya - Techweez
USSD Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya  Techweez

USSD codes is one technology that is used widely in Kenya. We use it for a host of things that range from buying airtime to subscribing for data plans and even ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya to Introduce 4G Coverage Outside Nairobi and Mombasa - Techweez
Airtel Kenya to Introduce 4G Coverage Outside Nairobi and Mombasa  Techweez

A couple of months ago, Airtel Kenya officially introduced 4G services in the country, an unfashionably late move after a series of legal tussles with the ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel's Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom: sources - Reuters Africa
Airtel's Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom: sources  Reuters Africa

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan unit of Bharti Airtel has abandoned plans to merge with Telkom Kenya to take on the market leading operator Safaricom, ...


Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya will soon get 01** prefix once approved by the Communication Authority of Kenya - Dignited
Airtel Kenya will soon get 01** prefix once approved by the Communication Authority of Kenya  Dignited

Airtel is the second largest mobile network operator in terms of subscriber base in Kenya. Airtel trails behind Safaricom and is closely followed behind by Telkom ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel eats into Safaricom, Telkom Kenya’s market - Business Daily
Airtel eats into Safaricom, Telkom Kenya’s market  Business Daily

Airtel gained 2.5 percentage points raising its market share to 19.7 per cent.


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Government, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya - The East African
Government, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya  The East African

British private equity firm Helios Investments and the Kenyan government have reduced their interest in troubled telecoms operator Telkom Kenya.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
USSD Codes: List of All Short Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya - Kenyans
USSD Codes: List of All Short Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya  Kenyans

USSD codes have created a new and possibly better way for Kenyans to access services from mobile network operators. These menus can provide some of the ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Here’s what you need to know about Airtel Kenya’s new #RoamLikeHome bundles - Dignited
Here’s what you need to know about Airtel Kenya’s new #RoamLikeHome bundles  Dignited

Airtel Kenya has introduced some very generous roaming bundles dubbed #RoamLikeHome. Here is what you need to know about these new bundles.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti’s Sunil Mittal in Kenya to Oversee the Telkom and Airtel Kenya Merger - KahawaTungu
Bharti’s Sunil Mittal in Kenya to Oversee the Telkom and Airtel Kenya Merger  KahawaTungu

Indian billionaire and Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal is in Kenya after to sign the deal which will see Bharti Airtel Kenya merge with Helios owned ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KRA now ordered to release Airtel equipment in tax row - Business Daily
KRA now ordered to release Airtel equipment in tax row  Business Daily

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has been ordered to release Airtel Kenya's equipment that the taxman had detained on suspicion that they are meant for ...


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Set To Upgrade Network Capacity In Five Towns To Improve Connectivity - KahawaTungu
Telkom Set To Upgrade Network Capacity In Five Towns To Improve Connectivity  KahawaTungu

Kenya's third largest mobile network Telkom is upgrading its the network capacity in five towns to improve connectivity and cater for the growing demand of its ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel targets more towns with 4G in expansion bid - Business Daily
Airtel targets more towns with 4G in expansion bid  Business Daily

Airtel Kenya plans to expand the coverage of its high-speed 4G network to three more towns over the next four months.


Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya announce merger plans - Brits in Kenya
Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya announce merger plans  Brits in Kenya

Telkom Kenya Limited and Airtel Networks Kenya Limited, have announced the signing of a binding agreement that will see the shareholders of the two ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MPs raise the red flag over Airtel, Telkom merger - Business Daily
MPs raise the red flag over Airtel, Telkom merger  Business Daily

A National Assembly committee has raised the red flag on the proposed merger between Airtel and Telkom Kenya, saying there are outstanding issues in the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom merger points to price war - Business Daily
Airtel, Telkom merger points to price war  Business Daily

The planned Airtel-Telkom merger is likely to trigger a tariff war in the telecommunications sector as the new entity is likely to opt for a low-cost pricing strategy to ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Market Share Drops as Airtel, Telkom Portions Rise - Bloomberg
Safaricom Market Share Drops as Airtel, Telkom Portions Rise  Bloomberg

Safaricom Plc's market share dropped 1.6 percentage points to 65.4 percent in the three months through June as Bharti Airtel Ltd.'s Kenyan unit and Telkom ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Helios Investment Partners's Planned Merger Of Its Portfolio Company Telkom Kenya With Airtel Kenya - Global Legal Chronicle
Helios Investment Partners's Planned Merger Of Its Portfolio Company Telkom Kenya With Airtel Kenya  Global Legal Chronicle

Davis Polk is advising Helios Investment Partners on the plan for a merger of its portfolio company Telkom Kenya Limited with Airtel Networks Kenya Limited.


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya targets more towns with 4G expansion - IT News Africa
Airtel Kenya targets more towns with 4G expansion  IT News Africa

Airtel Kenya plans to expand the coverage of its high-speed 4G network to three more towns over the next four months, reports Business Daily. Airtel Kenya MD.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-Singtel injects $525 mln in telco Airtel as competition mounts in India - Reuters
UPDATE 2-Singtel injects $525 mln in telco Airtel as competition mounts in India  Reuters

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) said it will buy roughly $525 million worth Bharti Airtel stock as part of the Indian telecoms operator's plan to raise ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya launches 4G services offering faster internet speeds - Economic Times
Airtel Kenya launches 4G services offering faster internet speeds  Economic Times

Airtel Kenyas 4G services will initially be available in Nairobi and Mombasa, which will be followed by rollouts in other towns and cities.


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2019 - Kenya's Mobile Market to be Transformed with Airtel/Telkom Merger - GlobeNewswire
Kenya Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2019 - Kenya's Mobile Market to be Transformed with Airtel/Telkom Merger  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Kenya - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa’s profit rises - The East African
Airtel Africa’s profit rises  The East African

Airtel Africa has announced a 21.7 per cent growth in profit before tax in its regional units, in the three months to December 2018, as the telecom's cost-cutting ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Data Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Kenya - Techweez
Data Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Kenya  Techweez

Here is a table showing the data bundle pricing between 4 network operators in Kena: Safaricom, Airtel, JTL and Telkom Kenya.


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya Switches Off 0.6 Million SIM Cards as CA Enforces Registration Audit Report - Techweez
Airtel Kenya Switches Off 0.6 Million SIM Cards as CA Enforces Registration Audit Report  Techweez

A week ago, Kenya's ICT watchdog the Communications Authority released some numbers based on a study it had performed on registered SIM cards. The data ...


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom loses 40,000 users in Sim clean-up - Business Daily
Telkom loses 40,000 users in Sim clean-up  Business Daily

The industry regulator further says it will undertake a forensic audit by the fourth quarter of the year to ensure that all suspect SIM cards are.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel, and other telcos will relish this Android Q feature - Android Kenya
Safaricom, Airtel, and other telcos will relish this Android Q feature  Android Kenya

Android Q is coming and we already have some not-so-good news about the OS.


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Why Airtel, Telkom have failed to whittle down Safaricom market share - Standard Digital
Why Airtel, Telkom have failed to whittle down Safaricom market share  Standard Digital

A planned merger of the telcos collapsed, which would have given them muscle against market leader.


Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel locks horns with KRA over ‘TV antennae’ imports - Business Daily
Airtel locks horns with KRA over ‘TV antennae’ imports  Business Daily

Airtel Kenya is locked in a court battle with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) over the importation of equipment the taxman suspects are meant for TV and.


Sun, 18 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel takes 4G beyond Nairobi, Mombasa - Business Daily
Airtel takes 4G beyond Nairobi, Mombasa  Business Daily

Airtel Kenya plans to expand high-speed 4G network outside Nairobi and Mombasa to capitalise on burgeoning mobile Internet use and grow its customer base.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom won't drop price on call rates 6pm - Independent Online
Kenya's Safaricom won't drop price on call rates 6pm  Independent Online

INTERNATIONAL - Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, has no plans to reduce its call rates after rival Airtel cut its prices as it wants to avoid a price ...


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How to Take Advantage of Airtel's Free WhatsApp - Techweez
How to Take Advantage of Airtel's Free WhatsApp  Techweez

Airtel's free WhatsApp has no strings attached - your data bundles are not charged when using the chat app, unlike similar offerings from Airtel's rivals.


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya and Jumia Pair Up to Push Customer Acquisition - Techweez
Airtel Kenya and Jumia Pair Up to Push Customer Acquisition  Techweez

Airtel, Kenya's second largest telco has partnered with the country's largest e-commerce platform Jumia to offer subscribers shopping vouchers in a bid to push ...


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What You Can do With Airtel's Amazing Data Bundles - Techweez
What You Can do With Airtel's Amazing Data Bundles  Techweez

Airtel's Amazing Data Bundles pack more value so that subscribers don't have to pay more to connect with their friends and family or browse the internet.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Vs Airtel: The battle for dominance : SDV - The Standard
Safaricom Vs Airtel: The battle for dominance : SDV  The Standard

Airtel and Safaricom are Kenya's most formidable mobile *service* providers today. How did these two companies get to where they are today? What dominance ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel's Sh2 per minute call rate set to trigger price war - Business Daily
Airtel's Sh2 per minute call rate set to trigger price war  Business Daily

Airtel Kenya has slashed the cost of making a call to Sh2 per minute across all networks in a move likely to set off a *fresh* price war in the telecommunications ...


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps nearly 8% - Independent Online
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps nearly 8%  Independent Online

Kenya's Safaricom posted a rise of 7.7 percent in revenue for the first half ended September, driven by growth in its mobile ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel users to get more data at same price, free WhatsApp - Standard Digital
Airtel users to get more data at same price, free WhatsApp  Standard Digital

One will get free WhatsApp throughout the validity of the mother bundle at no extra cost.


Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war - Reuters Africa
Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war  Reuters Africa

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, has no plans to reduce its call rates after rival Airtel cut its prices as it wants to avoid a price war, its chief ...


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya set to get new number series - report - Telecompaper
Airtel Kenya set to get new number series - report  Telecompaper

Airtel Kenya is set to introduce a new mobile number prefix if the Communication Authority of Kenya (CAK) approves its proposal, Techweez reported.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel donates water tanks to schools in support of community wildlife conservation project - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel donates water tanks to schools in support of community wildlife conservation project - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 1 - Airtel Kenya has donated two water tanks to two schools located around the Tsavo West National Park in Mtito Andei. This was in Kenya ...


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel customers to get Jumia shopping vouchers - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel customers to get Jumia shopping vouchers  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 - Airtel has partnered with Jumia to reward their customers with free shopping vouchers for their purchase of Airtel lines across Kenya ...


Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
You can now Send money for Free to Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda with Chipper Cash - Dignited
You can now Send money for Free to Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Rwanda with Chipper Cash  Dignited

Chipper Cash is set to ease the process of sending mobile money across African countries, at no extra charge. It also allows users to send and receive funds.


Wed, 15 May 2019 11:51:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya’s #ChapaStoriNaBob allows off-net calls for just 1/- per minute - Dignited
Airtel Kenya’s #ChapaStoriNaBob allows off-net calls for just 1/- per minute  Dignited

Through to the end of January, Airtel Kenya customers can make off-net calls at Ksh 1 per minute in the #ChapaStoriNaBob promotion. To subscribe, dial ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel rejects price war claim - Standard Digital
Airtel rejects price war claim  Standard Digital

Telco says latest decision to slash calling rates by half is a customer acquisition and retention strategy.


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Make the obvious switch…to Airtel - Daily Nation
Make the obvious switch…to Airtel  Daily Nation

Leaving your mobile *service* provider can be likened to calling it quits on a relationship. You mull over it for a while especially if you have been together for a ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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