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Likoni MP Mishi Mboko's brother commits suicide in Cuba - Tuko.co.ke
Likoni MP Mishi Mboko's brother commits suicide in Cuba  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Ali Juma was among the 50 Kenyan doctors sponsored by government to study family medicine in Cuba as a specialisation under ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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 21:46:00 GMT
Jubilee supports ODM in Ugenya, Embakasi West by- elections, Orengo - Kenya News Agency
Jubilee supports ODM in Ugenya, Embakasi West by- elections, Orengo  Kenya News Agency

Jubilee party is supporting its rival, the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) in the forthcoming Ugenya and Embakasi West by elections, Senate minority ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:02:30 GMT
Macron woos East Africa but French companies struggle to make inroads - Reuters
Macron woos East Africa but French companies struggle to make inroads  Reuters

On a trip to East Africa last week, a beaming French President Emmanuel Macron was driven through the grounds of the Kenyan president's official residence in ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:10:00 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
ODM leaders Tell off Jubilee Critics - Kenya News Agency
ODM leaders Tell off Jubilee Critics  Kenya News Agency

Top Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leaders on Saturday cautioned their Jubilee party counterparts not to drag them into their internal wrangles.


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 15:30:00 GMT
PadMad: The Welsh expat founded initiative which has helped thousands of Kenyan girls stay in school - Brits in Kenya
PadMad: The Welsh expat founded initiative which has helped thousands of Kenyan girls stay in school  Brits in Kenya

My name is Madhvi Dalal and I am a pharmacist, yoga instructor, dancer and choreographer as well as being CEO of PadMad. I was born in Kenya and together ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:31:57 GMT
Kenya: DCI Attacks Bad for Anti-Graft War, Kalenjin Elders Tell Ruto - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: DCI Attacks Bad for Anti-Graft War, Kalenjin Elders Tell Ruto  AllAfrica.com

Deputy President William Ruto's attack on DCI boss George Kinoti was in bad faith, the Kalenjin Council of Elders in Nakuru County has said, and warned him ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:58:25 GMT
CORRIDORS OF POWER - The Star, Kenya
CORRIDORS OF POWER  The Star, Kenya

A magistrate in Western Kenya is on the spot over bribery allegations. The randy magistrate allegedly received Sh3 million from an inmate's relatives to aid in ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Processing unexpected homesickness for Kenya - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
Processing unexpected homesickness for Kenya  University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

It had been a while since I actively felt homesick for Kenya. So when I started tearing up the other day after hearing “Africa,” by Toto, I was a bit surprised.


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MP Jumwa rejects Raila’s olive branch, accuses NEC of witch-hunt - Capital FM Kenya
MP Jumwa rejects Raila’s olive branch, accuses NEC of witch-hunt  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 12 - Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa has turned down an olive branch extended to her by Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:43:50 GMT
DCI attacks bad for anti-graft war, Kalenjin elders tell Ruto - Daily Nation
DCI attacks bad for anti-graft war, Kalenjin elders tell Ruto  Daily Nation

Deputy President William Ruto's attack on DCI boss George Kinoti was in bad faith, the Kalenjin Council of Elders in Nakuru County has said, and warned him ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:58:58 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
Ethiopian, Kenyan leaders mourn fatal crash - African Daily Voice
Ethiopian, Kenyan leaders mourn fatal crash  African Daily Voice

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ADV) Split seconds following the Ethiopian Airline crash from Addis to Nairobi, the office of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 12:30:06 GMT
Black history Month Orange Mound to Africa Kenya Cultural African Dinner Honor King Legacy - EIN News
Black history Month Orange Mound to Africa Kenya Cultural African Dinner Honor King Legacy  EIN News

Black History Month Kenya African Styled Dinner connects to King's Legacy.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tusker Premium Ale launched by EABL to capture premium beer market - HapaKenya
Tusker Premium Ale launched by EABL to capture premium beer market  HapaKenya

East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has launched a new premium beer called Tusker Premium Ale in a bit to capture the premium beer market in Kenya.


Thu, 14 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
Aurecon partners with Orange in US$25-million network transformation deal - ITWeb Africa
Aurecon partners with Orange in US$25-million network transformation deal  ITWeb Africa

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has selected Orange Business Services to manage its global communications infrastructure, ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:57:31 GMT
Kenya: Reshuffle Questions As President's Order Sparks Speculation - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Kenya: Reshuffle Questions As President's Order Sparks Speculation  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

State House recently released an extract from Executive Order Four that has kept many guessing on what else it contained. Last Thursday when the abridged ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:57:43 GMT
Gardnersville, Muscat Eye Two Wins in Orange League - Liberian Daily Observer
Gardnersville, Muscat Eye Two Wins in Orange League  Liberian Daily Observer

The Orange-sponsored Liberia Football Association (LFA) second division national league resumes on Tuesday. Muscat FC can make it two wins in a row with a ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 02:13:00 GMT
Kenya: We Need Unity for All Kenyans, Not Selected Parts - Ruto - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: We Need Unity for All Kenyans, Not Selected Parts - Ruto  AllAfrica.com

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


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 05:49:07 GMT
Kenya's wealthiest YouTuber Sonal Maherali shows off KSh 1.7m handbag - Tuko.co.ke
Kenya's wealthiest YouTuber Sonal Maherali shows off KSh 1.7m handbag  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Drop dead gorgeous YouTuber and luxury blogger Sonal Maherali's vocabulary contains only two words: luxury and class. The breathtaking ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:00:52 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
Raila fires back at Ruto: Sh7bn not pocket change - Capital FM Kenya
Raila fires back at Ruto: Sh7bn not pocket change  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya Mar 1 – Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga has joined the debate surrounding the reported loss of Sh21 billion allocated ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
Where rain started beating Rashid Echesa - The Standard
Where rain started beating Rashid Echesa  The Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday morning fired Rashid Echesa from the Sports docket.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya: Miguna Miguna Writes to KNCHR on His April Return - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Kenya: Miguna Miguna Writes to KNCHR on His April Return  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Deported lawyer Miguna Miguna says he will be jetting back to Kenya in April and has requested the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) to ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:31:22 GMT
ODM disowns Orengo over 2022 vote remark - The Star, Kenya
ODM disowns Orengo over 2022 vote remark  The Star, Kenya

The orange party has dismissed claims that its leader Raila Odinga is crafting an alliance with President Uhuru Kenyatta ahead of the 2022 General Election.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 21:15:38 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
Liberia: Gardnersville, Muscat Eye Two Wins in Orange League - AllAfrica.com
Liberia: Gardnersville, Muscat Eye Two Wins in Orange League  AllAfrica.com

The Orange-sponsored Liberia Football Association (LFA) second division national league resumes on Tuesday. Muscat FC can make it two wins in a row with a ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:45:45 GMT
No. 35 Jackets Top No. 27 Syracuse, 4-3 – Women's Tennis — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site
No. 35 Jackets Top No. 27 Syracuse, 4-3 – Women's Tennis — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets  Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site

THE FLATS – Forced to move inside due to inclement weather, No. 35 Georgia Tech captured a 4-3 victory Sunday afternoon over No. 27 Syracuse behind the ...


Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyan Man who Stole $36 Million from US Employer Extradited to California to Face Charges - Mwakilishi.com
Kenyan Man who Stole $36 Million from US Employer Extradited to California to Face Charges  Mwakilishi.com

A Kenyan-born man accused of stealing more than $36 million (about Sh3.6 billion) from an American media technology services company is set to be charged ...


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Have you met Kenya´s wealthiest YouTuber? Sonal Maherali shows off 1.7m handbag - Ghafla!
Have you met Kenya´s wealthiest YouTuber? Sonal Maherali shows off 1.7m handbag  Ghafla!

She might not be made of black, but Sonal Maherali definitely speaks Luxury and Class. Fashion blogger, Sonal Maherali looking simple but elegant.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 06:51:55 GMT
Kenya: Catholic Church Rejected William Ruto's Car, Odinga Says - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Catholic Church Rejected William Ruto's Car, Odinga Says  AllAfrica.com

Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga on Saturday renewed his war of words with Deputy President William Ruto, questioning the source of the ...


Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
I was misquoted over meeting with Uhuru - Orengo - The Star, Kenya
I was misquoted over meeting with Uhuru - Orengo  The Star, Kenya

Senator says media is fanning political flames with misrepresentation.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:55:52 GMT
Ruto says Jubilee-ODM political clash in Wajir will be peaceful - Capital FM Kenya
Ruto says Jubilee-ODM political clash in Wajir will be peaceful  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 22 – Deputy President William Ruto on Friday allayed fears of resurgence in high-octane politicking after the ruling party named a - Kenya ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Aisha Jumwa finds reprieve as tribunal temporarily comes to her rescue - Daily Nation
Aisha Jumwa finds reprieve as tribunal temporarily comes to her rescue  Daily Nation

Party delegates on Friday voted to eject Malindi MP for disloyalty.


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NASA MP says William Ruto would win with landslide if presidential elections were held today - Tuko.co.ke
NASA MP says William Ruto would win with landslide if presidential elections were held today  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Chris Wamalwa, who was elected on a Ford Kenya ticket under the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition observed that the more a ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 17:34:58 GMT
2022 plan for Uhuru, Raila to form alliance - The Standard
2022 plan for Uhuru, Raila to form alliance  The Standard

Siaya Senator James Orengo during Point blank Interview with Tonny Gachoka at Serena Hotel, Nairobi on Monday 11/03/19[Boniface Okendo ,Standard ] Raila ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Kinoti: We have sought the help of the United Kingdom and Italy - Daily Nation
Kinoti: We have sought the help of the United Kingdom and Italy  Daily Nation

Kenya is now seeking international help to follow the money trail and track down the directors of an Italian company paid billions of shillings for phantom dam ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
Fashion File: Look at me! Stylish statement pieces - OCRegister
Fashion File: Look at me! Stylish statement pieces  OCRegister

Adam Selman's modern activewear edge works well with Australian eyewear Le Specs. The Bondi Beach-based sunglass maker is a favorite among leading ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Dr Seuss's Lorax 'inspired by orange Kenyan monkeys' - The Guardian
Dr Seuss's Lorax 'inspired by orange Kenyan monkeys'  The Guardian

Moustachioed animals' relationship with whistling thorn acacia trees resembles that of the Lorax with truffulas, researchers say.


Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Orange Kenya Data Bundles 2017-2018: Get the Better Deal Here - TUKO.CO.KE
Orange Kenya Data Bundles 2017-2018: Get the Better Deal Here  TUKO.CO.KE

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


Mon, 25 Dec 2017 03:14:35 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
Telkom to lay off 500 employees in cost cutting measures - Capital FM Kenya
Telkom to lay off 500 employees in cost cutting measures  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
How Echesa talked himself out of CS job - The Star, Kenya
How Echesa talked himself out of CS job  The Star, Kenya

Until his nomination to the Cabinet in January last year, sacked Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa was known as an amateur boxer and the ODM youth winger in ...


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
'No Animal More Elusive, No Animal More Beautiful.' Watch This Rare Footage of a Black Leopard in Kenya - TIME
'No Animal More Elusive, No Animal More Beautiful.' Watch This Rare Footage of a Black Leopard in Kenya  TIME

Conservationists have captured their first ever high-quality images of the elusive black leopard in Kenya.


Thu, 14 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 targets youth segment with 4G Bomba for heavy data users - Capital FM Kenya
Telkom targets youth segment with 4G Bomba for heavy data users  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
Bharti Airtel unit to merge with Telkom Kenya - Reuters India
Bharti Airtel unit to merge with Telkom Kenya  Reuters India

NAIROBI (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 ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The irony of a party supporter who sings in the streets and at home - The Standard
The irony of a party supporter who sings in the streets and at home  The Standard

Orange party die-hard's colourful appearances at political gatherings are far cry from her present tribulations at home.


Fri, 26 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
Kenyans urged to eat orange sweet potato - Daily Nation
Kenyans urged to eat orange sweet potato  Daily Nation

Scientists say high *content* of beta-carotene, which is found in potatoes, makes the crop particularly important.


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 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
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
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
Airtel dials Telkom for share sale deal - The Star, Kenya
Airtel dials Telkom for share sale deal  The Star, Kenya

India's Bharti Airtel is in plans to buy out 50 per cent of Telkom Kenya to create a stronger challenger to Safaricom, sources close to the two have revealed.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
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
American killed in terror attack in Kenya: Officials - ABC News
American killed in terror attack in Kenya: Officials  ABC News

An American was among the 21 people killed when gunfire and explosions erupted at a high-end hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday afternoon, ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Fighting vitamin A deficiency with orange sweet potatoes - Daily Nation
Fighting vitamin A deficiency with orange sweet potatoes  Daily Nation

Health workers in Homa Bay are turning to the orange-fleshed sweet potato to fight malnutrition in children, of whom 19 per cent (one in five) are stunted (low ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 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
Telkom Kenya's Anticipated Mobile Money Service T-kash Goes Live with T-kash Codes and Much More - Techweez
Telkom Kenya's Anticipated Mobile Money Service T-kash Goes Live with T-kash Codes and Much More  Techweez

A couple of months ago, Telkom Kenya axed Orange Money services. The development was in line with the telco's plan to transition from Orange to Telkom, ...


Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:00:00 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
Raila's Orange party crisis meeting put off - The Standard
Raila's Orange party crisis meeting put off  The Standard

(Jenipher Wachie, Standard) Opposition leader Raila Odinga's planned crisis meeting to end power struggle within the ODM party flopped at the last minute.


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel and Telkom to merge in a bid to stem loss making streak - Standard Digital
Airtel and Telkom to merge in a bid to stem loss making streak  Standard Digital

Telkom and Airtel have started talks to merge or carry on their business as a joint venture in Kenya in a bid to form a telco giant to take on market leader ...


Sun, 08 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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
Kenya ranked number 1 as most generous country in Africa - report says - Tuko.co.ke
Kenya ranked number 1 as most generous country in Africa - report says  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? A new study has placed Kenya as the most generous country in Africa and eighth in the entire world with 54 %. The study by Charities Aid ...


Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:39:24 GMT
Raila faults Maraga's team for undermining the war on corruption - PulseLive Kenya
Raila faults Maraga's team for undermining the war on corruption  PulseLive Kenya

Raila blames Maraga's team over delayed graft war.


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
Telkom Kenya Launches Move, a PostPay Plan Packed with Lots of Bundles - for Less - Techweez
Telkom Kenya Launches Move, a PostPay Plan Packed with Lots of Bundles - for Less  Techweez

After its rebrand from Orange to Telkom Kenya, Kenya's third largest mobile operator has released several products to appeal to a range of demands of the ...


Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ugandan minister issues shoot-to-kill order against armed Kenyan cattle rustlers from Pokot, Turkana - Tuko.co.ke
Ugandan minister issues shoot-to-kill order against armed Kenyan cattle rustlers from Pokot, Turkana  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? The Minister for Karamoja Affairs in Uganda has ordered the country's soldiers to shoot any Turkana or Pokot from Kenya or South Sudan ...


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:48:12 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
Kenyan firm to spend KSh 18 billion in purchase of Tanzania cashew nuts - Tuko.co.ke
Kenyan firm to spend KSh 18 billion in purchase of Tanzania cashew nuts  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? A little known Kenyan firm has signed an agreement with Tanzania government to buy 100000 tonnes of cashew nuts at KSh 18.1 billion.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 06:34:51 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
Telkom, Airtel Kenya increase call, SMS charges to reflect Finance Act 2018 - Tuko.co.ke
Telkom, Airtel Kenya increase call, SMS charges to reflect Finance Act 2018  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Once the update takes effect, Telkom subscribers will pay 30 cents and 10 cents more for calls and sending SMS's respectively. Prices for ...


Mon, 22 Oct 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
Businesses Can Now Accept Payments Via Telkom's T-Kash - Techweez
Businesses Can Now Accept Payments Via Telkom's T-Kash  Techweez

Businesses can now accept payments from Telkom Kenya's mobile finance product, T-Kash. The development will augment Lipa Na M-PESA services that were ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Government says 2019 census job opportunities circulating online are fake - Tuko.co.ke
Government says 2019 census job opportunities circulating online are fake  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich cautioned Kenyans against falling prey to frauds disguising as Kenya National Bureau of Statistics ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyans divided following Dennis Okari's secret wedding two years after breakup with Betty Kyallo - Tuko.co.ke
Kenyans divided following Dennis Okari's secret wedding two years after breakup with Betty Kyallo  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? According to sources intimate to Okari, the TV personality wanted his wedding under wraps and went for an invite-only affair, with some of ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:29:21 GMT
Telkom Kenya's #FormNi50 Lives On as Nairobi-based Winners Target Ride Sharing Services - Techweez
Telkom Kenya's #FormNi50 Lives On as Nairobi-based Winners Target Ride Sharing Services  Techweez

Telkom Kenya is pushing its #FormNi50 campaign that was launched more than one month ago. The promotion was launched to highlight the telco's key strides ...


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Helios keeps Orange brand, drops CEO in Kenya - Mobile World Live
Helios keeps Orange brand, drops CEO in Kenya  Mobile World Live

Helios Investment Partners is moving quickly to turnaround the freshly acquired Telkom Kenya, according to media reports. The UK private equity firm, which ...


Tue, 14 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
WiFi prices in Kenya 2018 - Tuko.co.ke
WiFi prices in Kenya 2018  Tuko.co.ke

Have you been facing a dilemma on the internet *service* provider to choose out of the range available in the market? You don't have to worry anymore because ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:45:43 GMT
Atheists boss Harrison Mumia fired by Central Bank of Kenya - Tuko.co.ke
Atheists boss Harrison Mumia fired by Central Bank of Kenya  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? The Central Bank of Kenya has summarily dismissed and cut ties with Harrison Mumia, the president of Atheist in Kenya for failing to ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:15:37 GMT
Kenya inquest says police killed baby in poll protest - WFTV Orlando
Kenya inquest says police killed baby in poll protest  WFTV Orlando

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - An inquest in Kenya says five police officers are liable for the death of a six-month-old baby who was hit by baton-wielding police during ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya terror attack: What happened during the Nairobi hotel siege? - BBC News
Kenya terror attack: What happened during the Nairobi hotel siege?  BBC News

What exactly happened during the 19 hour-siege in which 21 people were killed at a luxury complex?


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
List of telecommunication companies in Kenya - Tuko.co.ke
List of telecommunication companies in Kenya  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? If we talk about ?TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES IN KENYA?, we come up with a lot of names, but it is very much necessary to ...


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 03:58:55 GMT
Murkomen praises ODM, says Jubilee should learn from opposition party - The Star, Kenya
Murkomen praises ODM, says Jubilee should learn from opposition party  The Star, Kenya

Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen on Tuesday called for organised management of the ruling Jubilee party, urging its leadership to borrow a leaf ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
[Update: In stock] Avechi Kenya has the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, but you probably shouldn’t get too excited - Android Kenya
[Update: In stock] Avechi Kenya has the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition, but you probably shouldn’t get too excited  Android Kenya

Update [January 11, 2019]: This morning, I received an email from Avechi Kenya confirming the availability of the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition in stock.


Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Meet a man whose mother and father were brother and sister on TUKO TV videos - Tuko.co.ke
Meet a man whose mother and father were brother and sister on TUKO TV videos  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Young people face many hurdles in the search of gainful employment both in the private and public sectors a situation that has pushed even ...


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 18:33:10 GMT
Safaricom Neon Kicka 4: Exploring Kenya’s most affordable Android Go smartphone - Android Kenya
Safaricom Neon Kicka 4: Exploring Kenya’s most affordable Android Go smartphone  Android Kenya

If you were to come up with a very basic smartphone whose aim is to be as attractive to as many Kenyans as possible both in terms of what it offers and, what ...


Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Wetangula’s FORD-Kenya to sue ODM over party funds - Citizen TV
Wetangula’s FORD-Kenya to sue ODM over party funds  Citizen TV

The Ford Kenya Party is set to move to court on Monday to sue the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) over the sharing of funds in the National Super Alliance ...


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Interview: UNEP official says China's role crucial to reshaping global environment agenda - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Interview: UNEP official says China's role crucial to reshaping global environment agenda - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Acting Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Joyce Msuya addressing the opening ceremony of the second global session ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:35:18 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
Face time: Students mingle with and try to impress potential employers at Spring Career Fair - UMSL Daily
Face time: Students mingle with and try to impress potential employers at Spring Career Fair  UMSL Daily

Dorcas Gatari was nervous the first time she got in line Friday morning at the University of Missouri–St. Louis' Spring Career Fair inside the Mark Twain Athletic ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:01:14 GMT
Acting executive director of UNEP accepts exclusive interview with Xinhua - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Acting executive director of UNEP accepts exclusive interview with Xinhua - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Joyce Msuya, the acting executive director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), reacts during an exclusive interview with Xinhua in Nairobi, ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 01:59:09 GMT
Chinese airlines suspend Boeing 737 Max 8 flights following Ethiopian Airlines crash - Business Traveller
Chinese airlines suspend Boeing 737 Max 8 flights following Ethiopian Airlines crash  Business Traveller

Passengers who have upcoming trips with some Chinese airlines would be wise to check with their airline or travel agent about any potential disruptions to their ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:31:47 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
Plane crash kills all 157 on board - Sunbury News
Plane crash kills all 157 on board  Sunbury News

In this Dec. 15, 2018, photo released by Xinhua News Agency, invited guests take photos of the Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane deliver to Air China during a ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:49:52 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
China grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft - SHINE News - Shine News
China grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft - SHINE News  Shine News

China's civil aviation regulator has grounded nearly 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, following a dead.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:15:00 GMT
Huawei launches Mate X foldable phone - The Standard
Huawei launches Mate X foldable phone  The Standard

Huawei becomes the second phone company to launch a foldable smartphone just days after Samsung unveiled theirs.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 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
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
UT grad among many killed in Kenya terror attack - FOX 7 Austin
UT grad among many killed in Kenya terror attack  FOX 7 Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Men armed with guns and explosives attacked a hotel and shopping complex in Kenya killing at least 21 people and injuring ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:55:18 GMT
‘Sports Illustrated’ Model Robin Holzken Strips Down To Her Lingerie In Racy New Instagram Video - The Inquisitr News
‘Sports Illustrated’ Model Robin Holzken Strips Down To Her Lingerie In Racy New Instagram Video  The Inquisitr News

It may be chilly in New York City, but not for this beauty! Robin Holzken shared a new video of herself posing in some very racy Victoria's Secret lingerie, offering ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
To prevent extremism, don’t forget the existing multilateral architecture - Brookings Institution
To prevent extremism, don’t forget the existing multilateral architecture  Brookings Institution

Understanding and strengthening the architecture to prevent extremism in fragile states is critical to advancing the prevention agenda globally.


Mon, 04 Mar 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

Despite not providing any evidence that Huawei has built backdoors into its products, US officials have warned that allowing the company to be involved in the ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Is trade with India changing Africa’s health care landscape? - Brookings Institution
Is trade with India changing Africa’s health care landscape?  Brookings Institution

African countries face numerous challenges in health services, from severe shortages of health care professionals to weak leadership and governance to limited ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africa in the news: Zimbabwe’s new currency, Senegal election update, and Obama supports Africa basketball league - Brookings Institution
Africa in the news: Zimbabwe’s new currency, Senegal election update, and Obama supports Africa basketball league  Brookings Institution

Zimbabwe takes steps to create a new national currency, Senegal elections take will place Sunday, and President Obama will support an African basketball ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Western Union Debuts New Payment Option for Amazon.com Shoppers in Hong Kong - Associated Press
Western Union Debuts New Payment Option for Amazon.com Shoppers in Hong Kong  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tokyo Marathon: domina Legese, Karoki al personale – 4 donne sotto le 2h22' - Queen Atletica
Tokyo Marathon: domina Legese, Karoki al personale – 4 donne sotto le 2h22'  Queen Atletica

TOKYO - Prima major dell'anno a Tokyo e prima vittoria etiope nella maratona di Tokyo. Ad imporsi infatti nella maratona giapponese (sotto la pioggia) è stato.


Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Good morning Vietnam! Grinning Kim in colourful station arrival - Daily Nation
Good morning Vietnam! Grinning Kim in colourful station arrival  Daily Nation

Twelve bodyguards jogged alongside Kim's car as he left the train station.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 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
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
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
A better brick - Stanford University News
A better brick  Stanford University News

Inside a quest to save lives by cleaning up production of a ubiquitous building material.


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:24:35 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

Kenya based Sokowatch aims to shake up the supply chain market for Africa's informal retailers. The B2B e-commerce company closed a $2 million seed ...


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 - The Lancet
Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016  The Lancet

Neurological disorders are increasingly recognised as major causes of death and disability worldwide. The aim of this analysis from the Global Burden of ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 23:39:46 GMT
Vietnamese visitor repatriated after failing to pay pork fine | Society | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS - Focus Taiwan News Channel
Vietnamese visitor repatriated after failing to pay pork fine | Society | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, March 1 (CNA) A visitor from Vietnam, an African swine fever (ASF)-affected country, was repatriated Wednesday after failing to pay a fine for attempting ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Meet the 2019 Innovation by Design Awards judges - Fast Company
Meet the 2019 Innovation by Design Awards judges  Fast Company

Judges hail from Nike, Slack, Adobe, Pinterest, MoMA, Pentagram, and more. Check back as we add even more judges in coming weeks.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Shanshan Feng, Yu Liu to skip Taiwan event - Golf Channel
Shanshan Feng, Yu Liu to skip Taiwan event  Golf Channel

China's Shanshan Feng and Yu Liu withdrew from this week's Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship after being told by someone “high up” in China to ...


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
The Top 23 Women's History Month 2019 Events in Seattle - TheStranger.com
The Top 23 Women's History Month 2019 Events in Seattle  TheStranger.com

The month of March pays special attention to the accomplishments and stories of womxn throughout history—especially those that have gone unaccounted for in ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Kenyan varsity marks Confucius Institute Day with color - China.org.cn
Kenyan varsity marks Confucius Institute Day with color  China.org.cn

One of Kenya's oldest universities on Friday marked Confucius Institute Day in a glittering ceremony attended by hundreds of students, faculty members and ...


Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:00:00 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
2018 East Lake Cup: Yu-Sang Hou's whirlwind journey - Golf Channel
2018 East Lake Cup: Yu-Sang Hou's whirlwind journey  Golf Channel

Find out how Arizona's Yu-Sang Hou made it to play in the East Lake Cup after playing the day before in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NCAA Men's Golf 2018 Chun An Yu birdie bunker hole out - Golf Channel
NCAA Men's Golf 2018 Chun An Yu birdie bunker hole out  Golf Channel

Arizona State's Chun An Yu holes out for birdie from a greenside bunker on the par-3 seventh hole at the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships.


Mon, 28 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
China is broadening its efforts to win over African audiences - The Economist
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
Chinese charity group donates Sh1m for textbooks, desks to slum school in Mukuru - The Star, Kenya
Chinese charity group donates Sh1m for textbooks, desks to slum school in Mukuru  The Star, Kenya

A newly established Chinese charity group has offered Sh1million to a community school in Mukuru slums.The funds will be used in the acquisition of new ...


Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
Watch rare footage of a black panther spotted in Kenya - Independent.ie
Watch rare footage of a black panther spotted in Kenya  Independent.ie

A rare black leopard has been captured on camera in Kenya.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 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
China's African debt-trap: Beijing prepar... - Taiwan News
China's African debt-trap: Beijing prepar...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China may be preparing to seize some major assets in the African nation of Kenya, as a result of debt-trap diplomacy. African media ...


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Hippo that killed Taiwanese tourist in Kenya shot dead - Taiwan News
Hippo that killed Taiwanese tourist in Kenya shot dead  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The hippopotamus that mauled a Taiwanese tourist at Kenya's Lake Naivasha was shot by a park warden. Kenya Wildlife *Service* ...


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
Report: Shanshan Feng, Yu Liu told to skip Taiwan event - Golf Channel
Report: Shanshan Feng, Yu Liu told to skip Taiwan event  Golf Channel

China's Shanshan Feng and Yu Liu withdrew from this week's Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship after being told by someone “high up” in China to ...


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DPP seeks more time to try 3 Mombasa child trafficking suspects - The Standard
DPP seeks more time to try 3 Mombasa child trafficking suspects  The Standard

The prosecutor has asked for more time to prepare for the trial of three people charged with child trafficking.


Fri, 28 Sep 2018 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
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
Kenya Picks Berlinale Crowd-Pleaser ‘Supa Modo’ as Its Oscar Hopeful - Variety
Kenya Picks Berlinale Crowd-Pleaser ‘Supa Modo’ as Its Oscar Hopeful  Variety

Supa Modo,” about a mother determined to bring joy to her dying daughter, is Kenya's submission for the foreign-language Oscar race.


Fri, 28 Sep 2018 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
Beauty pageant in celebration of adulthood held at primary school of Kenya - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Beauty pageant in celebration of adulthood held at primary school of Kenya - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

A Maasai girl attends a beauty pageant in celebration of adulthood at Olentoko primary school, about 20 kilometers from Ewuaso Town, Kajiado County, Kenya, ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Six players, including Arizona's Yu-Sang Hou, complete Augusta National Women's Amateur field - Golf Channel
Six players, including Arizona's Yu-Sang Hou, complete Augusta National Women's Amateur field  Golf Channel

The field for the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur is complete as Augusta National added six players to its now 72-player field.


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Quilts, Cows, Money and Meaning: College Essays That Stood Out - The New York Times
Quilts, Cows, Money and Meaning: College Essays That Stood Out  The New York Times

This year, we picked five college application essays about money to publish. College admissions officers admired their maturity, self-awareness and humanity.


Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 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
The most from the coast - Coastweek
The most from the coast  Coastweek

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- Guo Ce (1st L), economic and commercial counselor at the Chinese embassy in Kenya, speaks during an event to conduct an end of year ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:23:13 GMT
Chinese, doctor and woman charged with attempt to traffic 12 days old baby - The Standard
Chinese, doctor and woman charged with attempt to traffic 12 days old baby  The Standard

Magistrate ordered baby taken to rescue centre pending determination of case.


Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Sokowatch Secures USD 2 Mn Seed Round Led By 4DX Ventures - WeeTracker Media
Kenya's Sokowatch Secures USD 2 Mn Seed Round Led By 4DX Ventures  WeeTracker Media

In a move that is expected to revamp the supply-chain market for Africa's informal retailers, Kenyan B2B eCommerce enterprise, Sokowatch, has secured a seed ...


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Maasai girls attend adulthood ceremony in Kenya - Global Times
Maasai girls attend adulthood ceremony in Kenya  Global Times

Maasai girls dance during the adulthood ceremony at Olentoko primary school, about 20 kilometers from Ewuaso Town, Kajiado County, Kenya, on Aug.


Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
Drama as surrogate mum refuses to hand over Chinese baby - Entertainment News - SDE Entertainment News
Drama as surrogate mum refuses to hand over Chinese baby - Entertainment News  SDE Entertainment News

She had entered into a contract with Neon Kian Fu who agreed to pay her an additional Sh30, 000 per month.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:16:49 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
Debate rages over whether VC investors biased towards expat-founded startups - Ventureburn
Debate rages over whether VC investors biased towards expat-founded startups  Ventureburn

Could venture capital investors operating in or investing in African tech startups be biased towards expat founders? We speak with VCs, expat and local ...


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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 ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Taiwanese college student critically ill with... - Taiwan News
Taiwanese college student critically ill with...  Taiwan News

The college student infected with malaria also stopped in Hong Kong mid-August after returning home.A male college student who joined a six-week summer ...


Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bioinspired polymeric woods - Science Advances
Bioinspired polymeric woods  Science Advances

Woods provide bioinspiration for engineering materials due to their superior mechanical performance. We demonstrate a novel strategy for large-scale ...


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Chinese man faces deportation from Kenya after calling president Uhuru Kenyatta a 'monkey' - Hong Kong Free Press
Chinese man faces deportation from Kenya after calling president Uhuru Kenyatta a 'monkey'  Hong Kong Free Press

Kenya has arrested a Chinese businessman after a video of him making a string of racist remarks was widely shared on social media, the government said ...


Thu, 06 Sep 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
Four experts on Taiwan’s local elections - Brookings Institution
Four experts on Taiwan’s local elections  Brookings Institution

On Monday, November 26, Richard Bush spoke with three Taiwan analysts about Taiwan's local elections, which took place on Saturday, November 24.


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 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
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
One for everyone: A look at Huawei’s 2018 Y series smartphones - Android Kenya
One for everyone: A look at Huawei’s 2018 Y series smartphones  Android Kenya

Mid last year, Richard Yu, the head of Huawei's Consumer Business Group, which handles our favourite tech segment, mobile, was quoted in a Bloomberg ...


Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
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
Kenyan BBC Journalist Peter Mwangangi Shares Photos of Shanty Where He Lived - Kenyans
Kenyan BBC Journalist Peter Mwangangi Shares Photos of Shanty Where He Lived  Kenyans

Renowned Kenyan BBC journalist Peter Mwangangi on Sunday narrated the hardships he endured as a student living in a shanty. In a Twitter thread, ...


Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Chinese investor hits wall in plan for State House business centre - Business Daily
Chinese investor hits wall in plan for State House business centre  Business Daily

A Chinese investor has failed to produce in court title documents to prove ownership of a parcel of land valued at Sh2 billion that he claims to have bought ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Class - The New York Times
5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Class  The New York Times

Each year, we ask students to send in college application essays that have something to do with money. Nearly 300 responded this year. Here are five that stood ...


Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dennis Oliech Announces KPL Return In 2019 - Kenyans
Dennis Oliech Announces KPL Return In 2019  Kenyans

Oliech announced that he had ambitions to represent the country once more, in the Africa Cup of Nations championship in June 2019.


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Auburn Outlasts Tech, 4-3 – Women's Tennis — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site
Auburn Outlasts Tech, 4-3 – Women's Tennis — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets  Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site

THE FLATS – No. 13 Georgia Tech women's tennis earned the doubles point, but Auburn claimed four singles matches to capture a 4-3 win Sunday morning to ...


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Announces Latest Grantees - Broadway World
Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program Announces Latest Grantees  Broadway World

Thirty-three nonfiction works from seventeen countries comprise the latest Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees, announced ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Seven Chinese nationals in Zimbabwe court over rhino horn stash - Capital FM Kenya
Seven Chinese nationals in Zimbabwe court over rhino horn stash  Capital FM Kenya

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Jan 4 - Seven Chinese nationals appeared in a Zimbabwe court on Thursday after they were arrested last month with rhino horn ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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

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 10:03:56 GMT
Kenya: Safaricom Takes M-Pesa Overdraft Service Global - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Safaricom Takes M-Pesa Overdraft Service Global  AllAfrica.com

Safaricom has announced plans to take its M-Pesa overdraft *service*, Fuliza, to seven new African countries as the telco seeks to tap into the high demand for ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:53:04 GMT
Kenya: Safaricom Awards 16 Winners With Sh1 Million Each in Customer Loyalty Campaign - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Safaricom Awards 16 Winners With Sh1 Million Each in Customer Loyalty Campaign  AllAfrica.com

Vincent Munga from Bungoma is among sixteen millionaires announced in the ongoing "Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima" consumer campaign by ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:43:46 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom secures deal to use M-Pesa payments on AliExpress.com - Reuters Africa
Kenya's Safaricom secures deal to use M-Pesa payments on AliExpress.com  Reuters Africa

NAIROBI (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 ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:27:00 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 07:06:15 GMT
Kenya: Safaricom's Sh900 Million Hub Signals Hundreds of Jobs - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Safaricom's Sh900 Million Hub Signals Hundreds of Jobs  AllAfrica.com

Safaricom has unveiled its second largest call centre in Eldoret town, an investment the firm says is set to create about 800 employment opportunities for the ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:38:11 GMT
Alibaba Gains E-commerce Edge in Kenya With Safaricom Deal - Zacks.com
Alibaba Gains E-commerce Edge in Kenya With Safaricom Deal  Zacks.com

Alibaba (BABA) joins forces with Safaricom to enable Kenyans to make payments via their M-Pesa wallet while shopping on AliExpress.com.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:35:51 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 06:18:59 GMT
Safaricom Partners M-Pesa on Online Shopping - THISDAY Newspapers
Safaricom Partners M-Pesa on Online Shopping  THISDAY Newspapers

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 ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 02:43:00 GMT
Mobile apps to help Kenyan farmers shape new future - IOL
Mobile apps to help Kenyan farmers shape new future  IOL

The platforms are delivering solutions to farmers' fingertips, with experts noting that they represent the future of agribusiness in the country.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Safaricom allocates Ksh 250 million reward to its customers across Kenya - CIO East Africa
Safaricom allocates Ksh 250 million reward to its customers across Kenya  CIO East Africa

Safaricom has today announced its largest customer promotion campaign, dubbed “Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima”. The ten-week campaign will reward ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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 08:58:49 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
Safaricom plans to take Fuliza service to 7 more countries - Telecompaper
Safaricom plans to take Fuliza service to 7 more countries  Telecompaper

Kenyan operator Safaricom has announced plans to take its M-Pesa overdraft *service*, Fuliza, to seven other African countries, reports Business Daily.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:28:00 GMT
Safaricom to recruit 300 interns for its new call centre in Eldoret - HapaKenya
Safaricom to recruit 300 interns for its new call centre in Eldoret  HapaKenya

Safaricom has announced that it has opened a new call centre in Eldoret town to improve customer experience in the region.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 06:53:06 GMT
Kenya’s Safaricom launches high-speed backbone network - Business Day
Kenya’s Safaricom launches high-speed backbone network  Business Day

Safaricom, which is 35% owned by Vodacom, has announced that it will use Huawei's 400G backbone network.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya: Safaricom Makes History With 400G Deployment - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Safaricom Makes History With 400G Deployment  AllAfrica.com

SAFARICOM has deployed a 400G network link, making its network among the first in the world to commercially deploy the solution.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 13:37:48 GMT
X FM just got a new home on Songa by Safaricom - The Star, Kenya
X FM just got a new home on Songa by Safaricom  The Star, Kenya

X FM has not shut down. It is the first main stream radio station to go 100% digital.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:03:49 GMT
Safaricom extends M-Pesa service to Aliexpress - Ventures Africa
Safaricom extends M-Pesa service to Aliexpress  Ventures Africa

Kenya's Safaricom, owner of famous mobile money *service* M-PESA and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have sealed a partnership deal that will ease the ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:25:08 GMT
Safaricom to provide Media Centre and Communication Support to Beyond Zero Marathon - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom to provide Media Centre and Communication Support to Beyond Zero Marathon  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 9 - Safaricom has announced its support for the Beyond Zero Marathon as Official Communications Partner. The Telco will provide a Get ...


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom supports 100 students with Ksh. 47 million worth of scholarships - HapaKenya
Safaricom supports 100 students with Ksh. 47 million worth of scholarships  HapaKenya

Safaricom has handed over Ksh. 4.7 million worth of secondary school scholarships to benefit 100 students from across the country.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 08:29:37 GMT
Safaricom rides high on new overdraft facility - The Africa Report
Safaricom rides high on new overdraft facility  The Africa Report

Safaricom's new product, Fuliza, offers quick daily overdrafts to M-Pesa users, saving them from the clutches of loan sharks. Loaning $60.2m in its first month…


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom’s DigiFarm partners with Kenya Livestock Producers Association to host agribusiness trade fair in Homabay - HapaKenya
Safaricom’s DigiFarm partners with Kenya Livestock Producers Association to host agribusiness trade fair in Homabay  HapaKenya

Safaricom's DigiFarm with the Kenya Livestock Producers Association hosted an agribusiness trade fair and exhibition in Rachuonyo,Homabay County.


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kwale County partners with Safaricom to automate revenue collection via Mpesa - HapaKenya
Kwale County partners with Safaricom to automate revenue collection via Mpesa  HapaKenya

Kwale County has today announced a partnership with Safaricom that will it roll out cashless payments for its 700000 citizens.


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom marathon set for June - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Safaricom marathon set for June  Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

The Safaricom marathon is set for 29th June.This year Safaricom in conjunction with Tusk Trust and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy seek to raise USD 1 million.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom’s Fuliza predicted to give Ksh. 200 billion in loans in 1 year - HapaKenya
Safaricom’s Fuliza predicted to give Ksh. 200 billion in loans in 1 year  HapaKenya

Over the next year, M-Pesa customers are predicted to borrow up to Ksh. 200 billion from Fuliza, the newly launched *service* by Safaricom. This will hopefully ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
2019 Safaricom Marathon set for June 29 - Capital FM Kenya
2019 Safaricom Marathon set for June 29  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 26 – The 20th edition of the Safaricom Marathon will run June 29 at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Organisers announced on Tuesday.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Facebook Will Share User Info With Safaricom For 'Free Facebook' - Techweez
Facebook Will Share User Info With Safaricom For 'Free Facebook'  Techweez

You cannot the refute the fact that Facebook is one of the biggest social networks in Kenya. Millions of Kenyans use the 15 year old social network and mostly ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom gives Beyond Zero Marathon Sh2.5m - Capital Sports - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom gives Beyond Zero Marathon Sh2.5m - Capital Sports  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 8 – The fourth edition of the Beyond Zero Marathon has received a boost after telecommunication company Safaricom injected Sh2.48 ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 07:05:14 GMT
Data Plans 2019: Safaricom vs Airtel vs Telkom - Techish Kenya
Data Plans 2019: Safaricom vs Airtel vs Telkom  Techish Kenya

Who has better data plans in 2019 between Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom?


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom opens Samsung Galaxy S10 pre-orders - Android Kenya
Safaricom opens Samsung Galaxy S10 pre-orders  Android Kenya

Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile network operator, has Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, up for pre-order starting today (February 22nd).


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NSSF partners with Safaricom to enable payments via Mpesa - HapaKenya
NSSF partners with Safaricom to enable payments via Mpesa  HapaKenya

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has announced a partnership with Safaricom in which members will be able to pay for their contributions via Mpesa.


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Jazz festival hits the right notes with Marcus Miller - HapaKenya
Safaricom Jazz festival hits the right notes with Marcus Miller  HapaKenya

The Safaricom International Jazz festival 2019 hits the right notes with the headliner Marcus Miller who managed to bring the house down.


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
LISTEN: Top Business News - Kenyan Vloggers, Safaricom DigiFarm, Tourism Expo - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
LISTEN: Top Business News - Kenyan Vloggers, Safaricom DigiFarm, Tourism Expo - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 2 - A round-up of top business stories. Over 40 Kenya travel trade agencies and the county governments of Kilifi, Samburu and Mombasa ...


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
World wide web at 30: What's next for the web? - Aljazeera.com
World wide web at 30: What's next for the web?  Aljazeera.com

This week, the world wide web turned 30. It may be hard for many of us to imagine a time when you couldn't just log on to the internet and search the web.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 14:24:00 GMT
Generation Kenya graduates 4,000 youth ready for work - Capital FM Kenya
Generation Kenya graduates 4,000 youth ready for work  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 15 – 4000 Kenyan youth have graduated from Generation Kenya with new skills to help them find and keep employment in high growth ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:16:49 GMT
Govt, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya - The East African
Govt, 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
Supersolico & St Mary’s Ndovea are the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Eastern champions - HapaKenya
Supersolico & St Mary’s Ndovea are the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Eastern champions  HapaKenya

Supersolico from Mwingi and St Mary's Ndovea from Makueni are the new Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Eastern region champions.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:14:14 GMT
Radio Africa unveils brand new station, Smooth - The Star, Kenya
Radio Africa unveils brand new station, Smooth  The Star, Kenya

Smooth becomes the new kid on the block as it goes live on air, today.


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:01:56 GMT
Safaricom extends secondary school transition support to another 100 pupils - Telecompaper
Safaricom extends secondary school transition support to another 100 pupils  Telecompaper

Safaricom has handed over KES.4.7 million worth of secondary school scholarships to benefit 100 pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds in Kenya. Through ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:49:00 GMT
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Eastern Regional Finals competition heads to Kitui County this weekend - The Standard
Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Eastern Regional Finals competition heads to Kitui County this weekend  The Standard

Your weekend is bound to be fruitful as the 2nd edition of the #ChapaDimbanaSafaricom Eastern Regional Finals competition heads to Kitui Showground in.


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 14:35:00 GMT
Safaricom seeks innovative public private partnerships for development - African Business Chief
Safaricom seeks innovative public private partnerships for development  African Business Chief

Kenya's largest mobile operator, Safaricom, has called for local governments across the nation to increase development through public private partnerships ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom's Shukrani Kocho Kocho Promotion Rewards Loyalty - Gadgets Africa
Safaricom's Shukrani Kocho Kocho Promotion Rewards Loyalty  Gadgets Africa

Kenya's largest telco, Safaricom has launched a promotion dubbed “Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima” that will see the company reward its customers for ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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'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
Gor beat odds to make Kenya proud but a strategy rethink is needed - Citizen TV
Gor beat odds to make Kenya proud but a strategy rethink is needed  Citizen TV

Exuberant Gor fans, the Green Army as they are fondly known, poured onto the pitch unable to hold the emotions as they saw history unfold before their ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:01:35 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
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
?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
NSE opens week on a high as shares hit Ksh966 million - The Exchange NSE opens week on a high as shares hit Ksh966 million - The Exchange
NSE opens week on a high as shares hit Ksh966 million - The Exchange NSE opens week on a high as shares hit Ksh966 million  The Exchange

The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) bourse has opened the week on a high with a total of 27.5 million shares valued at Ksh966 million, as investors returned ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:47:26 GMT
Safaricom Brings Back Fuliza on MySafaricom App - Techweez
Safaricom Brings Back Fuliza on MySafaricom App  Techweez

MySafaricom app has become the one stop shop to access Safaricom services and frankly, it is quite convenient. You can access services ranging from ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps - Reuters Africa
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps  Reuters Africa

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 telecom firm said on ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 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'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
Kenya | Airtel vs. Safaricom | East & Horn Africa - The Africa Report
Kenya | Airtel vs. Safaricom | East & Horn Africa  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 14:15:02 GMT
UPDATE 2-Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war - Reuters
UPDATE 2-Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war  Reuters

Airtel Kenya slashed calling rates by half this week.


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
M-Akiba bond lists on NSE as it misses Sh250 million target - The Standard
M-Akiba bond lists on NSE as it misses Sh250 million target  The Standard

The National Treasury's second listing of the M-Akiba infrastructure bond has begun trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) after falling short of the ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:00:00 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
Safaricom to give back data to customers in a promo - Standard Digital
Safaricom to give back data to customers in a promo  Standard Digital

Safaricom has announced the “Asante Data Sunday” promotion in which customers will get back all the data they use.


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom rolls out M-Pesa overdraft facility to all its users - Business Daily
Safaricom rolls out M-Pesa overdraft facility to all its users  Business Daily

M-Pesa users can now send money or pay for goods and services when they have insufficient balance in their accounts.


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom’s Fuliza: What it is and why it may come in handy someday - Android Kenya
Safaricom’s Fuliza: What it is and why it may come in handy someday  Android Kenya

Kufuliza is a long-running joke on Kenya's social media space. Fuliza, a product of Safaricom that is tied to its mobile money platform M-Pesa should not be ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom eyes parking billions in partnership with KAPS - Citizen TV
Safaricom eyes parking billions in partnership with KAPS  Citizen TV

Safaricom has set its sights on parking revenues in a new partnership with the Kenya Airports Parking Services Limited (KAPS) that seeks to establish M-Pesa ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
18 years of life-changing innovations - Daily Nation
18 years of life-changing innovations  Daily Nation

Safaricom is arguably one of Kenya's most innovative companies, and its growth has involved a variety of strategies, including acquisitions.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
CA: Safaricom subscribers drop, Airtel gains - The Standard
CA: Safaricom subscribers drop, Airtel gains  The Standard

Safaricom's market share for mobile subscription dropped between July and September.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom in talks to take on Safaricom - Daily Nation
Airtel, Telkom in talks to take on Safaricom  Daily Nation

Airtel Kenya has revived talks with Telkom Kenya for a possible merger or buyout that is expected to create a financially strong outfit to compete with market ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom’s dominance under threat from rivals - The East African
Safaricom’s dominance under threat from rivals  The East African

The telco's market share is down 17 percentage points in 10 years.


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 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 loses 1.6 percent users' market share in second quarter - Standard Digital
Safaricom loses 1.6 percent users' market share in second quarter  Standard Digital

Safaricom lost 1.6 percent of its telecom subscribers' market share in the quarter ended June.


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Adjusts Call Rates to 1 Bob Across All Networks Via New Bundle - Techweez
Safaricom Adjusts Call Rates to 1 Bob Across All Networks Via New Bundle  Techweez

Safaricom has announced a new limited bundle that further cuts this call rate to only 1 shilling per minute. “Being on Kenya's strongest network just got THAT ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 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
Safaricom Announces All in One Monthly Bundles with Ample Voice and Data Resources - Techweez
Safaricom Announces All in One Monthly Bundles with Ample Voice and Data Resources  Techweez

Kenya's top telecoms operator Safaricom has not released a new data or voice product for some time now, and we are glad to announce that the wait is over.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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 connects 30,000 more homes to fibre Internet in six months - Business Daily
Safaricom connects 30,000 more homes to fibre Internet in six months  Business Daily

Safaricom connected an additional 30000 houses to its home fibre network and doubled its coverage to more than 200000 households during the first half.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Safaricom of Kenya Adds “Fuliza” Overdraft Feature to M-Pesa Mobile Money Service - MicroCapital
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Safaricom of Kenya Adds “Fuliza” Overdraft Feature to M-Pesa Mobile Money Service  MicroCapital

Safaricom, a Kenya-based telecommunications company, recently debuted an overdraft feature called “Fuliza,” which allows customers of the firm's M-Pesa ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom clarifies money deduction claims - The Standard
Safaricom clarifies money deduction claims  The Standard

NAIROBI, KENYA: Safaricom has clarified that it has not been deducting money from its subscribers' M-Pesa wallet when they buy airtime and data bundles for ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
TESLA Launches Smartphones at Safaricom and Masoko - Techweez
TESLA Launches Smartphones at Safaricom and Masoko  Techweez

TESLA smartphones are now available at Safaricom retail shops and its e-commerce platform, Masoko. The manufacturer, which has been in the Kenyan market ...


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom ventures into cybersecurity business - Daily Nation
Safaricom ventures into cybersecurity business  Daily Nation

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 best employer in Africa - Daily Nation
Safaricom best employer in Africa  Daily Nation

Safaricom #ticker:SCOM has been named as the best employer in Africa and 67th in the world by Forbes business magazine that ranked 500 publicly-traded ...


Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
4 ways Safaricom’s Michael Joseph Center has revolutionized events in Kenya - Entertainment News - SDE Entertainment News
4 ways Safaricom’s Michael Joseph Center has revolutionized events in Kenya - Entertainment News  SDE Entertainment News

Ever since Safaricom officially opened the Michael Joseph Centre at Safaricom House in 2008 specifically for activities, events and exhibitions, the Nairobi ...


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:31:16 GMT
Safaricom to initially target enterprise market with NB-IOT - ITWeb Africa
Safaricom to initially target enterprise market with NB-IOT  ITWeb Africa

After announcing its intention to launch a Narrow-band IOT network in Kenya last year, Safaricom has confirmed it will engage enterprise businesses first before ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom in call, data price increases over recent taxes - Business Daily
Safaricom in call, data price increases over recent taxes  Business Daily

The new tariffs come barely two months after the firm slashed its data rates as a result of pressure from consumers.


Wed, 17 Oct 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
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
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
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
Safaricom's All In One Monthly Bundles Versus Ordinary Monthly Bundles Versus Platinum: Which Plan to Go For - Techweez
Safaricom's All In One Monthly Bundles Versus Ordinary Monthly Bundles Versus Platinum: Which Plan to Go For  Techweez

At the moment, there is no shortage of data plans from Kenya's mobile operators. All of them have their strong suits and setbacks, which makes the selection ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom’s mobile loan terms stir online debate - Standard Digital
Safaricom’s mobile loan terms stir online debate  Standard Digital

Safaricom is on the spot due to subscriber complaints that the telco is deducting money from their M-Pesa accounts to settle outstanding debts.


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom stake in Kenyan economy rises to Sh543bn - Business Daily
Safaricom stake in Kenyan economy rises to Sh543bn  Business Daily

Telecoms operator's contribution in the year to March equivalent to 6.5 per cent of the country's GDP.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom could partner with Kenya's Safaricom to exploit Ethiopian market - africanews
Vodacom could partner with Kenya's Safaricom to exploit Ethiopian market  africanews

South African telecommunications company, has reaffirmed its interest in the Ethiopian market, saying it could exploit the opportunities here, using its Kenyan ...


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Half-Year net profit rises to Sh31.5 billion - Standard Digital
Safaricom Half-Year net profit rises to Sh31.5 billion  Standard Digital

New businesses contributed 27.2 percent of M-Pesa revenue from 15.8 percent in a period of three years.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
My experience with Bonga by Safaricom - HapaKenya
My experience with Bonga by Safaricom  HapaKenya

Bonga is a cool and innovative solution that puts all your communication and money needs in one fantastic, easy to use and reliable app.


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom appoints a GlaxoSmithKline manager to head its innovation unit - Standard Digital
Safaricom appoints a GlaxoSmithKline manager to head its innovation unit  Standard Digital

Safaricom has appointed a GlaxoSmithKline manager Debra Mallowah to its top executive suit as part of its management changes.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom probed over costly M-Pesa outage - Daily Nation
Safaricom probed over costly M-Pesa outage  Daily Nation

Safaricom is being investigated for the Saturday outage of its M-Pesa *service* that left millions of customers unable to receive or send money.


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom faces $4.4m fine by telecoms regulator - The East African
Kenya's Safaricom faces $4.4m fine by telecoms regulator  The East African

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom faces a fine of 0.2 per cent of its gross revenue for the last financial year, equivalent to Ksh449 million ($4.47 ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom lends Sh6.2bn in one month on ‘Fuliza’ - Business Daily
Safaricom lends Sh6.2bn in one month on ‘Fuliza’  Business Daily

Safaricom customers have borrowed Sh6.2 billion in one month on the Fuliza overdraft *service*, revealing a huge pent-up demand for instant, micro-loans in the ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom in Focus: Why it is The Stock to Watch in 2019 - Soko Directory Team
Safaricom in Focus: Why it is The Stock to Watch in 2019  Soko Directory Team

Safaricom has grown from a voice and data *service* provider to the biggest communication company in East and Central Africa.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyans to benefit from Safaricom's community social investment campaign - Brits in Kenya
Kenyans to benefit from Safaricom's community social investment campaign  Brits in Kenya

Safaricom has launched Ndoto Zetu, an initiative that aims at positively transforming lives of communities across Kenya. The initiative came up after a new year's ...


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Airtel, Telkom Kenya merger hits stumbling block - Mobile World Live
Airtel, Telkom Kenya merger hits stumbling block  Mobile World Live

A committee in Kenya's National Assembly voiced concerns about a proposed merger between Airtel and Telkom Kenya announced last month, stating it will not ...


Tue, 05 Mar 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 rolls out 4G sites ahead of Telkom merger - Daily Nation
Airtel rolls out 4G sites ahead of Telkom merger  Daily Nation

Telkom has also been expanding its mobile data coverage in an aggressive expansion drive.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Will Airtel Kenya's new aggressive campaign make you switch? - Techish Kenya
Will Airtel Kenya'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
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
MPs seek clarity on Aitel, Telkom merger - The Standard
MPs seek clarity on Aitel, Telkom merger  The Standard

The planned merger of Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya could run into headwinds after MPs called the deal into question, claiming taxpayers could lose money.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Govt, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya - The East African
Govt, 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
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
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
Safaricom launches 400GB per second link - The Exchange
Safaricom launches 400GB per second link  The Exchange

Kenya's giant telco Safaricom is planning to stay ahead of the competition by providing faster internet services for its customers.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Safaricom rides high on new overdraft facility - The Africa Report
Safaricom rides high on new overdraft facility  The Africa Report

Safaricom's new product, Fuliza, offers quick daily overdrafts to M-Pesa users, saving them from the clutches of loan sharks. Loaning $60.2m in its first month…


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Data Plans 2019: Safaricom vs Airtel vs Telkom - Techish Kenya
Data Plans 2019: Safaricom vs Airtel vs Telkom  Techish Kenya

Who has better data plans in 2019 between Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom?


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Only a third of Kenyans with Internet are active online, new study - The Standard
Only a third of Kenyans with Internet are active online, new study  The Standard

Most Kenyans are still not active online despite the country's high mobile internet penetration, a new study has found.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:40:02 GMT
Advertisements On Kenyan News Sites Consume Upto 70% More Mobile Data - Gadgets Africa
Advertisements On Kenyan News Sites Consume Upto 70% More Mobile Data  Gadgets Africa

The issue of mobile data consumption has been one that has rocked debate roundtables of Kenyans for a while now. Despite Kenya being a hub for the most ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
8 reasons why you should #SwitchToAirtel - Ghafla!
8 reasons why you should #SwitchToAirtel  Ghafla!

I've been using Airtel for a while now and believe you me, it has been a good journey! In as much as the network is not foolproof, I've never really had a reason ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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 14:32:24 GMT
Who Pays For the Free WhatsApp We Enjoy From Telcos and Should They? - Gadgets Africa
Who Pays For the Free WhatsApp We Enjoy From Telcos and Should They?  Gadgets Africa

We have all seen Airtel Kenya prominently advertise that using WhatsApp on their network is completely free as long as you have an active data bundle.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom, Airtel sign binding agreement to operate under joint venture, Airtel-Telkom - The Standard
Telkom, Airtel sign binding agreement to operate under joint venture, Airtel-Telkom  The Standard

Telkom and Airtel Kenya has announced a new partnership that will see merging of their mobile, enterprise in Kenya using the brand Airtel-Telkom.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Key tax and legal issues to consider in a merger deal - Business Daily
Key tax and legal issues to consider in a merger deal  Business Daily

All parties intent on amalgamating should be aware of the legal, financial and tax eventualities before sealing a deal.


Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
M-Akiba bond lists on NSE as it misses Sh250 million target - The Standard
M-Akiba bond lists on NSE as it misses Sh250 million target  The Standard

The National Treasury's second listing of the M-Akiba infrastructure bond has begun trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) after falling short of the ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:00:00 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
Bharti Airtel in talks to acquire Telkom Kenya - Economic Times
Bharti Airtel in talks to acquire Telkom Kenya  Economic Times

Kolkata: Bharti Airtel is in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, which will help the Sunil Mittal-led telco emerge stronger in the east African market and improve overall ...


Tue, 15 Jan 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
Kenyans set to use 1 billion gigabytes of data by 2022 – Nendo report - Android Kenya
Kenyans set to use 1 billion gigabytes of data by 2022 – Nendo report  Android Kenya

Increased uptake of data-intensive activities, like heavy use of social media applications like Twitter and Facebook as well as other social platforms that ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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'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
Analysts say only Equitel can help Airtel-Telkom challenge M-Pesa - Business Daily
Analysts say only Equitel can help Airtel-Telkom challenge M-Pesa  Business Daily

Airtel-Telkom will only stand a chance against Safaricom's mobile money *service* M-Pesa if the merged entity pairs up with Equity Bank's Equitel money.


Sun, 24 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Kenya | Airtel vs. Safaricom | East & Horn Africa - The Africa Report
Kenya | Airtel vs. Safaricom | East & Horn Africa  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 14:15:02 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 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
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
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
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
Airtel Kenya subscribers jump by 18 per cent - Standard Digital
Airtel Kenya subscribers jump by 18 per cent  Standard Digital

Kenya's second-largest mobile services provider Airtel Kenya recorded the biggest jump in market share following an 18 per cent growth in subscribers during ...


Wed, 18 Jul 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 Kenya and Telkom Kenya in talks over a possible merger - Dignited
Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya in talks over a possible merger  Dignited

From as far back as April of 2018, we've heard talks of a possible merger between the second and third largest telcos in the country; Telkom Kenya and Airtel ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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 Kenya launches new data bundles with free WhatsApp - HapaKenya
Airtel Kenya launches new data bundles with free WhatsApp  HapaKenya

Airtel Kenya has introduced new data bundles for its customers that come with free WhatsApp. Customers will apparently get free WhatsApp throughout the ...


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
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
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 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
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
Bharti Airtel posts mixed results for East Africa - The East African
Bharti Airtel posts mixed results for East Africa  The East African

Indian telecommunication giant Bharti Airtel reported mixed results in the region for 2017, with its Ugandan unit's profits growing by almost 30 per cent to $62.12 ...


Sun, 19 Aug 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
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 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
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 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
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
Airtel's Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom: sources - EWN
Airtel's Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom: sources  EWN

Sources said in April that Airtel and Telkom Kenya were planning to merge to create a stronger challenger to Safaricom.


Mon, 11 Jun 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, 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
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
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
My Experience Using Airtel's Amazing Data Bundles - Techweez
My Experience Using 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.


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 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 Africa Constitutes Board of Directors Following Equity Investment - Techweez
Airtel Africa Constitutes Board of Directors Following Equity Investment  Techweez

Towards the end of October, Airtel Africa announced that it had received an investment of $1.25 million from a total of six investors. The funders, including ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 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
Airtel quells talk of price war - Standard Digital
Airtel quells talk of price war  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
Airtel Africa sells Sh126bn stake to pay off its debt - Daily Nation
Airtel Africa sells Sh126bn stake to pay off its debt  Daily Nation

Airtel Africa Ltd, a subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel Ltd, last week raised Sh126 billion from six global investors including SoftBank Group Corp, Warburg Pincus ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya is slowly but steadily gaining Market share - Dignited
Airtel Kenya is slowly but steadily gaining Market share  Dignited

In the latest industry report by the CA, Airtel gained 2.7 percentage points, bringing its market share to 19.7 percent as both Safaricom and Telkom Kenya ...


Thu, 02 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
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
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
How to know your phone number in Kenya - Dignited
How to know your phone number in Kenya  Dignited

While this might seem obvious to most, you'd be surprised at just how many people with dual SIM phones don't know their second phone number.


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya internet settings - Tuko.co.ke
Airtel Kenya internet settings  Tuko.co.ke

If you want to know how to go about Airtel Kenya internet settings then you're in the right place. Maybe you are a new Airtel subscriber, maybe you've switched ...


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:01:59 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
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
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
Airtel Kenya Joins 4G Family with Nairobi and Mombasa Launch - Techweez
Airtel Kenya Joins 4G Family with Nairobi and Mombasa Launch  Techweez

Airtel Kenya has officially launched their 4G network in the country. The high-speed network that has been undergoing testing for the better part of 2017 and ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 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
Telkom Kenya to merge some operations with Airtel Kenya - ETTelecom.com
Telkom Kenya to merge some operations with Airtel Kenya  ETTelecom.com

NAIROBI: Telkom Kenya and Bharti Airtel's local unit plan to merge some operations as a first step as Telkom plans to acquire all of Airtel's Kenyan assets ...


Tue, 10 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya to invest Sh1 billion in upgrading 4G,3G network - The Standard
Telkom Kenya to invest Sh1 billion in upgrading 4G,3G network  The Standard

Telkom Kenya has told of plans of pumping in Sh1 billion in the expansion of its 4G and 3G network infrastructures.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel donates water tanks to schools in support of community wildlife conservation project - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel donates water tanks to schools in support of community wildlife conservation project  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
Airtel Kenya launches 4G in Nairobi and Mombasa - Telecom Lead
Airtel Kenya launches 4G in Nairobi and Mombasa  Telecom Lead

Airtel Kenya, the second largest telecom *service* provider, has launched its 4G *service* in the country. Airtel Africa network and revenue Airtel Kenya is offering ...


Thu, 03 May 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
Airtel Prematurely Pulls Out of Merger Talks with Telkom Kenya - Techweez
Airtel Prematurely Pulls Out of Merger Talks with Telkom Kenya  Techweez

Airtel Kenya has disappointed quite a number of people, including senior Ministry of ICT and Treasury officials as well as Telkom Kenya shareholders after the ...


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tanzania to get bigger stake in Airtel - The Standard
Tanzania to get bigger stake in Airtel  The Standard

India's Bharti Airtel has agreed to give part of its stake in Airtel Tanzania to the government.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom’s dominance under threat from rivals - The East African
Safaricom’s dominance under threat from rivals  The East African

The telco's market share is down 17 percentage points in 10 years.


Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Tops Customer Loyalty Charts, Offers the Best Value in Data and Voice - Report - Techweez
Airtel Tops Customer Loyalty Charts, Offers the Best Value in Data and Voice - Report  Techweez

mSurvey, the platform that shapes the strategic framework for businesses based on real-time customer feedback, has released the second quarterly report for ...


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel and Telkom Kenya merging in Kenya - Comms MEA
Bharti Airtel and Telkom Kenya merging in Kenya  Comms MEA

New company to be called Airtel Telkom. - Business, Bharti Airtel, Telkom Kenya, Kenya, Africa, Safaricom, Business, Merger, Tech, Technology, Airtel Telkom.


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Investors pump Sh125b into Airtel - Standard Digital
Investors pump Sh125b into Airtel  Standard Digital

Six firms have invested Sh125 billion in Airtel Africa, a UK incorporated subsidiary of Bharti Airtel.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel rolls out 4G service to catch up with rivals - Daily Nation
Airtel rolls out 4G service to catch up with rivals  Daily Nation

Airtel Kenya has launched fourth-generation (4G) Internet services in the country, stepping up the battle for customers in the telecommunications market.


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel rolls out 4G service with a double data offer - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel rolls out 4G service with a double data offer  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 2 - Airtel Kenya, has launched its 4G *service* in the country with a double data offer to all customers who have a 4G enabled handset ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war - Reuters
UPDATE 2-Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war  Reuters

Airtel Kenya slashed calling rates by half this week.


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 to offer fast data speeds, double data on new 4G network - Standard Digital
Airtel to offer fast data speeds, double data on new 4G network  Standard Digital

(James Wanzala,Standard) Airtel Kenya on Wednesday launched its 4G *service* in the country. The new *service* that comes after its major competitors Orange, ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
PR Newswire - Bridge Alliance Acclaimed as a Top 10 IoT Solution Provider -- 2019 - IT News Online
PR Newswire - Bridge Alliance Acclaimed as a Top 10 IoT Solution Provider -- 2019  IT News Online

Bridge Alliance Acclaimed as a Top 10 IoT Solution Provider -- 2019.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:29:26 GMT
Interoperability: New mobile money system mooted amid M-Pesa crisis - The Standard
Interoperability: New mobile money system mooted amid M-Pesa crisis  The Standard

[File, Standard] The Government plans to launch a common mobile money wallet next year that will make it possible for full interoperability between *service* ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MPs brush off Airtel on dominance claim - The Standard
MPs brush off Airtel on dominance claim  The Standard

House committee tells firm to improve its services and increase competitiveness.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

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