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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 08:01:08 GMT
Intellectuals form regional unity party - The Star, Kenya
Intellectuals form regional unity party  The Star, Kenya

A political party to unite Coast residents has been registered.The Umoja Summit Party of Kenya (USPK), which got a provisional certificate on November 14, last ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:34:32 GMT
GloFish® Brand Brightens Kenyan Community's Health, Sustainable Future - PRNewswire
GloFish® Brand Brightens Kenyan Community's Health, Sustainable Future  PRNewswire

BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GloFish brand has been a longtime supporter of clean-water initiative Well Aware and its mission to provide ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:39:00 GMT
Mara Bushtops Hotel Review, Kenya | Telegraph Travel - Telegraph.co.uk
Mara Bushtops Hotel Review, Kenya | Telegraph Travel  Telegraph.co.uk

Read the Mara Bushtops, Kenya hotel review on Telegraph Travel. See great photos, full ratings, facilities, expert advice and book the best hotel deals.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:18:03 GMT
Kenya’s IT pioneers reap billions from stake sales - Business Daily
Kenya’s IT pioneers reap billions from stake sales  Business Daily

A raft of recently-concluded mega deals have transformed pioneer investors in Kenya's information and communications technology (ICT) sector into ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:08:13 GMT
Indian River County felony arrests: Jan. 23, 2019 - TCPalm
Indian River County felony arrests: Jan. 23, 2019  TCPalm

Eric George Forster, 42, 400 block of Tunison Lane, Sebastian; aggravated assault on a code inspector. Dimitri Renaldo Allen, 28, 500 block of Seventh Lane, ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:18:00 GMT
Africa's most influential business leaders are coming together to decide how to protect the continent's interests at the Africa CEO Forum 2019 in Kigali - Pulse Nigeria
Africa's most influential business leaders are coming together to decide how to protect the continent's interests at the Africa CEO Forum 2019 in Kigali  Pulse Nigeria

Africa CEO Forum 2019, in its 7th edition, will bring to the fore various burning issues and address ways to make African economic integration a reality.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:55:21 GMT
'Handshake' politics takes new dimension - Daily Nation
'Handshake' politics takes new dimension  Daily Nation

The consolidation of the “handshake” politics between the ruling Jubilee Party and the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) assumed a new dimension when ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:00:37 GMT
15 best series to watch in 2019 - Tuko.co.ke
15 best series to watch in 2019  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Movie-world is always adding more shows, so much so that it can be hard to pick what to watch. We've curated a list of the ?BEST ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:52:37 GMT
Kenya: Jubilee MPs Endorse Wiper Candidate for Embakasi South Seat - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: Jubilee MPs Endorse Wiper Candidate for Embakasi South Seat  AllAfrica.com

Jubilee MPs have endorsed Wiper Party's Julius Mawathe in the upcoming Embakasi South by-election.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 06:57:31 GMT
Angered by critics, Uhuru says he has not ignored Mt Kenya - Daily Nation
Angered by critics, Uhuru says he has not ignored Mt Kenya  Daily Nation

President Kenyatta slams his critics on development in Mt Kenya.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Referendum Mt Kenya's key to next govt, says Maina Kamanda - Daily Nation
Referendum Mt Kenya's key to next govt, says Maina Kamanda  Daily Nation

Jubilee MP Maina Kamanda has urged Mt Kenya leaders to back the call to change the Constitution, saying it will create positions to ensure their community is ...


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:07:36 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 08:58:44 GMT
Handshake will end divisive politics, Uhuru, Raila say - Daily Nation
Handshake will end divisive politics, Uhuru, Raila say  Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday assured Kenyans that his handshake with opposition leader Raila Odinga will ensure no Kenyan community is ...


Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:46:07 GMT
Try this easy DIY to get rid of dark underarms - PulseLive Kenya
Try this easy DIY to get rid of dark underarms  PulseLive Kenya

It's not lady like to walk around with dark armpits, although, it's really not your fault. Dark underarms can be caused by shaving, accumulation of dead skin cells, ...


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 03:13:20 GMT
A defined commensal consortium elicits CD8 T cells and anti-cancer immunity - Nature.com
A defined commensal consortium elicits CD8 T cells and anti-cancer immunity  Nature.com

There is a growing appreciation for the importance of the gut microbiota as a therapeutic target in various diseases. However, there are only a handful of known ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:07:52 GMT
Jubilee members free to air views on Uhuru/Raila pact - Daily Nation
Jubilee members free to air views on Uhuru/Raila pact  Daily Nation

Jubilee Party has opted not to present its formal position document to the 14-member task force formed to implement the March 9 “handshake” between ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 03:01:06 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
Natural ways to remove tartar from your teeth - PulseLive Kenya
Natural ways to remove tartar from your teeth  PulseLive Kenya

Tartar is bacteria filled plaque that forms around your teeth and when not removed, it can lead to gum disease, and also those yellow stains can also make you ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
These Ladies Said Goodbye to The Real Housewives in 2018 - Bravo
These Ladies Said Goodbye to The Real Housewives in 2018  Bravo

This year was quite a year, wasn't it? Well, there's no question that it definitely was in the world of The Real Housewives. In 2018, we caught up with familiar ...


Tue, 25 Dec 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 Introduces Super Cheap 5GB 'Night Owl' Bundle - Techweez
Telkom Introduces Super Cheap 5GB 'Night Owl' Bundle  Techweez

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


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

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


Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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 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
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
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
Caroli kicks out ODM from Orange house - The Star, Kenya
Caroli kicks out ODM from Orange house  The Star, Kenya

The Orange Democratic Movement Party will soon be homeless after Raila Odinga's former aide and landlord, Caroli Omondi, declined to renew the lease of its ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Big gamble with oranges in the arid North pays off - Daily Nation
Big gamble with oranges in the arid North pays off  Daily Nation

Ahmed Abdirahman Hassan grows oranges on his 16 acre farm in Mandera, from where he reaps handsome rewards.


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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
Pixie mints the money for farmers - Daily Nation
Pixie mints the money for farmers  Daily Nation

Little-known fruit with lucrative profits has spawned agricultural entreprenuership in six villages in Makueni county.


Sat, 30 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
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
Raila takes his first assignment at AU - The Star, Kenya
Raila takes his first assignment at AU  The Star, Kenya

ODM Party leader Raila Odinga during after the party's parliamentary group meeting at Orange house. March 13, 2018. Photo/Jack Owuor ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Can Raila, Ruto work together? Maybe yes, maybe no - The Star, Kenya
Can Raila, Ruto work together? Maybe yes, maybe no  The Star, Kenya

Opposition leader Raila Odinga with Deputy President William Ruto during a rally by the Orange Democratic Movement at the Nyayo stadium in Nairobi in this ...


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan queens Telkom reclaim Africa title - Capital FM Kenya
Kenyan queens Telkom reclaim Africa title  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 23 – Kenya's champions Telkom have reclaimed the Women's Africa Club Cup Hockey Championships title after beating holders Ghana ...


Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom grows customer base by 1 million in six months - Capital FM Kenya
Telkom grows customer base by 1 million in six months  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15 - Six months after Telkom ditched the Orange brand and took a new strategic direction, the telco has grown its customer base by one ...


Thu, 15 Feb 2018 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 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
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 ...


Tue, 20 Mar 2018 21:24:34 GMT
USSD Short Codes to Manage Your Telkom Kenya Line - Techweez
USSD Short Codes to Manage Your Telkom Kenya Line  Techweez

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


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
Orange on the spot for inflating Telkom Kenya subscriptions - The Standard
Orange on the spot for inflating Telkom Kenya subscriptions  The Standard

France's telco Orange is on the spot for inflating subscriber base for Telkom Kenya, according to the Communications Commission of Kenya.


Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
How to buy Telkom bundles - Tuko.co.ke
How to buy Telkom bundles  Tuko.co.ke

With the upsurge of smartphone usage in both rural and urban regions, data bundles have evolved into a necessity for most. This is because data bundles make ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 06:46:22 GMT
Orange House Raila's party to leave Orange House - Pulse Kenya - PulseLive Kenya
Orange House Raila's party to leave Orange House - Pulse Kenya  PulseLive Kenya

There were earlier reports that ODM had been kicked out by former Raila's aide who owns the building.


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya's Mobile Money Service is Imminent as the CBK Finalizes Approval - Techweez
Telkom Kenya's Mobile Money Service is Imminent as the CBK Finalizes Approval  Techweez

Telkom Kenya rebranded from Orange Kenya after a series of activities involving its management, which include it being acquired by a private equity firm, Helios ...


Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Aunty Boss actor Jamal Nasoor allegedly killed by girlfriend in hotel - Tuko.co.ke
Aunty Boss actor Jamal Nasoor allegedly killed by girlfriend in hotel  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Nasoor who also featured in some of Kenya's popular TV programmes such as Junior aired on KTN and Auntie Boss aired on NTV died on ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:44:33 GMT
Amina picks team to clean up course books, report findings - Standard Digital
Amina picks team to clean up course books, report findings  Standard Digital

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has set up a seven-member committee to vet and clean textbooks to be used starting January.


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How to Choose a Modem in Kenya: Safaricom, Airtel, and Orange - TUKO.CO.KE
How to Choose a Modem in Kenya: Safaricom, Airtel, and Orange  TUKO.CO.KE

Tuko.co.ke News ? Broadband internet is still a great way to stay connected in different places of Kenya. Here is how to ?CHOOSE THE RIGHT SAFARICOM, ...


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:33:35 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
Telkom Kenya is Doubling Some Airtime Purchases Done Today - Techweez
Telkom Kenya is Doubling Some Airtime Purchases Done Today  Techweez

The better part of May 2018 has been marked by price wars for several products that are offered by Kenya's telecom operators. These obvious marketing ...


Mon, 28 May 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
Why Raila struggled, narrowly won Migori - The Star, Kenya
Why Raila struggled, narrowly won Migori  The Star, Kenya

Deputy President William Ruto yesterday accused the ODM party of “hate-filled obsession" with him amid claims that he had a hand in the just concluded Migori ...


Wed, 10 Oct 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
Court dismisses suits challenging nomination of disabled Siaya MCA - The Star, Kenya
Court dismisses suits challenging nomination of disabled Siaya MCA  The Star, Kenya

A Siaya court on Friday dismissed two petitions challenging the nomination of a member of county assembly to represent interests of persons with disability.


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya is Celebrating Near 4 Million Subscribers by Giving Away 50 Cars to Lucky Customers - Techweez
Telkom Kenya is Celebrating Near 4 Million Subscribers by Giving Away 50 Cars to Lucky Customers  Techweez

To celebrate a number of key milestones after transitioning from Orange in mid-2017, Telkom Kenya has launched one of Kenya's biggest promotion that will see ...


Wed, 14 Feb 2018 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
Amid opposition, Raila endorses Ayacko for Migori Senator race - The Star, Kenya
Amid opposition, Raila endorses Ayacko for Migori Senator race  The Star, Kenya

ODM leader Raila Odinga addresses journalists, on Ochillo Ayacko's nomination for the Migori Senator race, at Orange House in Nairobi county, August 8, 2018.


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ODM top organ recommends removal of MPs Aisha Jumwa, Suleiman Dori for disloyalty - Tuko.co.ke
ODM top organ recommends removal of MPs Aisha Jumwa, Suleiman Dori for disloyalty  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? In a meeting held on Tuesday, December 4, and which was attended by party leader Raila Odinga, the Party Disciplinary Committee ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Raila’s big referendum gamble and aftershocks of his deal with Uhuru - Daily Nation
Raila’s big referendum gamble and aftershocks of his deal with Uhuru  Daily Nation

Handshakes have a history of realigning the political scenario in Kenya in the past.


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Making of Telkom Kenya's New Brand Identity: Interview With Marketing Head Levi Nyakundi - Techweez
The Making of Telkom Kenya's New Brand Identity: Interview With Marketing Head Levi Nyakundi  Techweez

A few days ago, we had a chat with Mr. Levi Nyakundi who serves as the Chief Marketing Officer at Telkom Kenya in a bid to understand the dynamics and ...


Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Can coding give Kenya's women prisoners a second chance? - BBC News
Can coding give Kenya's women prisoners a second chance?  BBC News

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


Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Poa! Internet Launches Kenya's First Unlimited Home Internet Service For Rural Areas - - KahawaTungu
Poa! Internet Launches Kenya's First Unlimited Home Internet Service For Rural Areas -  KahawaTungu

Community Internet *service* provider, poa! internet on Thursday launched Kenya's first village home Internet *service*, offering unlimited Wi-Fi into homes.


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ODM claims FORD Kenya is a party of slay queens - Tuko.co.ke
ODM claims FORD Kenya is a party of slay queens  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? The bitter quarrel between FORD Kenya and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has graduated to a new level with senior officials from ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Raila's Party Splashes Millions to Buy New Headquarters - PulseLive Kenya
Raila's Party Splashes Millions to Buy New Headquarters  PulseLive Kenya

Raila's party reportedly splashed over Ksh100 million to buy a new property.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ODM can't afford to lose Homa Bay seat - Mbadi - The Star, Kenya
ODM can't afford to lose Homa Bay seat - Mbadi  The Star, Kenya

The ODM party has said it will work hard to reclaim the Homa Bay governor seat if a by-election is called, chairman John Mbadi has said.The Supreme Court is ...


Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
CBK authorises Telkom's T-Kash, says it will increase competition - The Star, Kenya
CBK authorises Telkom's T-Kash, says it will increase competition  The Star, Kenya

Central Bank has authorised Telkom Kenya's new T-Kash mobile money *service*.CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge noted on Thursday that Telkom's entry means ...


Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Omar Mwinyi ODM MP jailed - Pulse Kenya - PulseLive Kenya
Omar Mwinyi ODM MP jailed - Pulse Kenya  PulseLive Kenya

Mwinyi was found guilty of assaulting two police officer during the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) nomination in April 2017. He is set to stay behind bars ...


Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel lose slight market share to Telkom Kenya - The Star, Kenya
Safaricom, Airtel lose slight market share to Telkom Kenya  The Star, Kenya

Telkom Kenya chairman Eddy Njoroge,Treasury CS Henry Rotich and his IT counterpart Joe Mucheru officiate the launch of the rebranded Telkom Kenya ...


Sat, 30 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Here’s why your SIM card might be switched off this week - Android Kenya
Here’s why your SIM card might be switched off this week  Android Kenya

The CA has directed mobile operators to switch off all SIM cards that do not comply with the regulator's Simcard Regulations with immediate effect.


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
‘Blood moon’ leaves Kenyans open-mouthed, next one in 2090 - Daily Nation
‘Blood moon’ leaves Kenyans open-mouthed, next one in 2090  Daily Nation

The eclipse lasted an hour, 42 minutes and 57 seconds.


Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Homa Bay county MP Gladys Wanga blames Wajir politician’s enemies for viral bedroom video - Tuko.co.ke
Homa Bay county MP Gladys Wanga blames Wajir politician’s enemies for viral bedroom video  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? As reported by TUKO.co.ke earlier, Gedi who is a married woman is said to have been in bed with a youthful and vocal male MP from Rift ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 13:32:31 GMT
Telkom Kenya's Network Upgrade Plans to Receive a Boost with a KES 4 Billion Loan - Techweez
Telkom Kenya's Network Upgrade Plans to Receive a Boost with a KES 4 Billion Loan  Techweez

During the launch of FormNi50 promotion that awards Telkom Kenya subscribers with a Toyota Belta every day for a 10-week campaign, the telco's Marketing ...


Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyan farmers struggle to meet Europe’s horticulture demand - Business Daily
Kenyan farmers struggle to meet Europe’s horticulture demand  Business Daily

Kenyan horticulture exporters are already experiencing high demand for vegetables, fruits and flowers from European countries as they gear up for the high.


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
M-Pesa maintains top slot of mobile money space - The Star, Kenya
M-Pesa maintains top slot of mobile money space  The Star, Kenya

M-Pesa continues to dominate the mobile money space, controlling 81 per cent of the market, the Communication Authority's 2016-17 industry report shows.


Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Five home-made remedies for colds and flu - Nairobi News
Five home-made remedies for colds and flu  Nairobi News

If you are starting to feel the mild symptoms of a cold or flu, do not wait for them to be full blown, start arresting them with natural home-made remedies.


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uhuru leads Kenyans in mourning 50 people who died in Fort Ternan tragedy - Tuko.co.ke
Uhuru leads Kenyans in mourning 50 people who died in Fort Ternan tragedy  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? At least 50 people were on Wednesday, October 10, confirmed dead in a horrific road crash along the Kisumu-Muhoroni highway at Fort ...


Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Student hostels the new frontier for foreign investors - Daily Nation
Student hostels the new frontier for foreign investors  Daily Nation

They are cashing in on the shortage of accommodation at most universities.


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya's 'Every Bob Counts' Value Proposition is an Obvious Jab at Competitors - Techweez
Telkom Kenya's 'Every Bob Counts' Value Proposition is an Obvious Jab at Competitors  Techweez

In a few weeks' time, Telkom Kenya will mark a year since it transitioned its carrier business from Orange to Telkom. In the process of boosting its reach locally, ...


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Leaked document shows Raila’s plans for 2022 - PulseLive Kenya
Leaked document shows Raila’s plans for 2022  PulseLive Kenya

A leaked internal document prepared by the Orange Democratic Party has laid bare its leader's strategy for the 2022 general election. Odinga's party has made ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya customers can now send and receive funds from M-PESA - Dignited
Telkom Kenya customers can now send and receive funds from M-PESA  Dignited

In the second phase of mobile money interoperability in Kenya, Telkom's T-Kash customers can now seamlessly transact with Safaricom M-PESA customers.


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Former Cherangany MP Wesley Korir claims Kutuny is a maize cartel - Tuko.co.ke
Former Cherangany MP Wesley Korir claims Kutuny is a maize cartel  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? As controversy surrounding the maize remains a unresolved, former Cherangany MP Wesley Korir has called out his successor Joshua ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:31:37 GMT
Church leaders join Raila Odinga's push for referendum - Tuko.co.ke
Church leaders join Raila Odinga's push for referendum  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? The calls for a referendum by Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader has received a boost after National Council of Churches of ...


Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Barack Obama returns to Kogelo - Daily Nation
Barack Obama returns to Kogelo  Daily Nation

Former US President Barack Obama on Monday returned to Kogelo, his ancestral home in Kenya's Siaya County, on his first Africa tour after leaving the White ...


Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
It's clear there's a split between Uhuru and Ruto - MP Otiende Amollo - Tuko.co.ke
It's clear there's a split between Uhuru and Ruto - MP Otiende Amollo  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Orange Democratic Movement MP Otiende Amollo has said the union between President Uhuru Kenyatta was slowly fading as portrayed by ...


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:14:36 GMT
Govt to increase Telkom Kenya stake to 40pc - Capital FM Kenya
Govt to increase Telkom Kenya stake to 40pc  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 8 - The government plans to increase shareholding of its stake at Telkom Kenya, owners of the Orange Kenya brand, from the current 30 ...


Wed, 08 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Orange completes sale of Telkom Kenya to Helios; govt stake raised by 10% - TeleGeography
Orange completes sale of Telkom Kenya to Helios; govt stake raised by 10%  TeleGeography

Kenya. France's Orange Group has completed the sale of Telkom Kenya to UK-based, Africa-focused private equity firm Helios Investment Partners, after the ...


Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya to replace Orange Money service with new platform - Business Daily
Telkom Kenya to replace Orange Money service with new platform  Business Daily

Telkom Kenya plans to replace its mobile money platform Orange Money amidst its continued underperformance in the market.


Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
How to Transact on Telkom Kenya's Financial Service, T-Kash - Techweez
How to Transact on Telkom Kenya's Financial Service, T-Kash  Techweez

Telkom Kenya introduced its financial product, T-Kash a couple of days ago. The M-PESA and Airtel Money competitor was supposed to go live earlier after the ...


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
M-Pesa, T-Kash and Airtel Money to work together in seamless flow of money - The Star, Kenya
M-Pesa, T-Kash and Airtel Money to work together in seamless flow of money  The Star, Kenya

Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom have joined hands to offer customers with easy access to their money.In a statement on Friday, the three mobile money operators ...


Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kirinyaga Woman Rep raids Royal Media Services for top journalists - Tuko.co.ke
Kirinyaga Woman Rep raids Royal Media Services for top journalists  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Inooro TV and radio stations which operate under the giant media firm Royal Media Services could be forced to re-organise its house ...


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
African £112k 'Queen of Oxfam' is moving charity HQ from Britain to Kenya - Daily Mail
African £112k 'Queen of Oxfam' is moving charity HQ from Britain to Kenya  Daily Mail

The extraordinary story of how Oxfam is quietly moving its HQ and control of its £1billion aid programmes from Britain to Africa – and has been dragged into one ...


Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Okutoyi lands tour: Busy times ahead for rising star as she offered a trip to Florida, USA - The Star, Kenya
Okutoyi lands tour: Busy times ahead for rising star as she offered a trip to Florida, USA  The Star, Kenya

Kenya Open champion Angela Okutoyi will play at the prestigious Junior Orange Bowl tennis championships in Florida, USA in December.Okutoyi received the ...


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
List of free to air decoders in Kenya - Tuko.co.ke
List of free to air decoders in Kenya  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Are you burdened by the monthly subscription of pay digital decoders to enjoy viewing your favorite channel? Relax. This list of amazing ...


Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:53:39 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 00:47:29 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

Men armed with guns and explosives attacked a hotel and shopping complex in Kenya killing at least 21 people and injuring dozens of others.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 03:11:00 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 ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:21:00 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 20:26:07 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.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT
China`s loans to South Africa (III) - Politicsweb
China`s loans to South Africa (III)  Politicsweb

CHINA'S LOANS TO SOUTH AFRICA - BRIEF III. The first brief was an overview of South Africa's debt situation, how the loans from China fit into this, and why it ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 23:14:29 GMT
Kenya ensures safety for U20 athletics worlds as terror attack rocks Nairobi - The Quint
Kenya ensures safety for U20 athletics worlds as terror attack rocks Nairobi  The Quint

NAIROBI, Jan. 15, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Smoke rises from the blast area after an attack at an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi, Kenya, on Jan. 15, 2019.


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:06:05 GMT
Detained Chinese lawyer wins Franco-German human rights award - PulseLive Kenya
Detained Chinese lawyer wins Franco-German human rights award  PulseLive Kenya

The French and German ambassadors to Beijing have granted a human rights award to a detained Chinese lawyer, with his wife picking up the prize on his ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:34:10 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 ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Miguna Miguna trashes Steve Mbogo after combat look: He's a criminal, a drug dealer and “was part of the attack” - Ghafla!
Miguna Miguna trashes Steve Mbogo after combat look: He's a criminal, a drug dealer and “was part of the attack”  Ghafla!

Lawyer Miguna Miguna has vehemently disagreed with Kenyans that flamboyant businessman and politician Steve Mbogo was at Dusit D2 yesterday to help ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:22:15 GMT
Wendy Yu is the most powerful woman in fashion you've never heard of - The Times
Wendy Yu is the most powerful woman in fashion you've never heard of  The Times

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


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
Cross-network cash transfer fees still high - The Star, Kenya
Cross-network cash transfer fees still high  The Star, Kenya

Safaricom and Telkom are yet to comply with the Central Bank of Kenya directive that all mobile money transfer companies even their charges across all ...


Fri, 10 Aug 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
Airtel to offer high-speed internet - The Star, Kenya
Airtel to offer high-speed internet  The Star, Kenya

The internet market is set to be more competitive as Airtel Networks Kenya has finalised payment for its 4G LTE licence. The Communications Authority ...


Thu, 08 Feb 2018 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
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
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
Fort Morgan High School releases 2018-19 first semester honor rolls - Fort Morgan Times
Fort Morgan High School releases 2018-19 first semester honor rolls  Fort Morgan Times

Fort Morgan High School has announced the names of those students making Alpha Honor Roll and Academic Scholar for the first semester of the 2018-2019 ...


Sat, 19 Jan 2019 04:05:08 GMT
13 times Akothee and her three girls served us enviable mummy-daughter goals - Tuko.co.ke
13 times Akothee and her three girls served us enviable mummy-daughter goals  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? From taking countless photos that prove their chemistry to going on holidays and shopping together, Akothee and her girls have been setting ...


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:50:33 GMT
Chinese embassy in Kenya holds activity with local SGR employees in Nairobi - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Chinese embassy in Kenya holds activity with local SGR employees in Nairobi - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

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


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya absorbs yu subscribers following buyout - TeleGeography
Airtel Kenya absorbs yu subscribers following buyout  TeleGeography

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


Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyan 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
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
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
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
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
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
Prince Philip in car accident - World News - Castanet.net
Prince Philip in car accident - World News  Castanet.net

Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn't injured.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:17:00 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
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
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
Chinese Regime Enables Huawei’s Overseas Expansion Through One Belt, One Road Initiative - The Epoch Times
Chinese Regime Enables Huawei’s Overseas Expansion Through One Belt, One Road Initiative  The Epoch Times

Embattled Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been able to expand its business internationally even as many governments around ...


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 15:12:55 GMT
XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2018: WORLD NEWS - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
XINHUA PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2018: WORLD NEWS - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) meets with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un in the border village of ...


Sun, 06 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
New boost for Kenyan wind power as Kipeto gets finance - Recharge
New boost for Kenyan wind power as Kipeto gets finance  Recharge

GE-equipped 100MW wind farm will add to nation's fleet under Vision 2030 plan.


Tue, 18 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
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
Drama as surrogate mum refuses to hand over Chinese baby - SDE Entertainment News
Drama as surrogate mum refuses to hand over Chinese baby  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
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
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
Hippo kills Taiwan tourist visiting Kenyan lake - Reuters India
Hippo kills Taiwan tourist visiting Kenyan lake  Reuters India

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


Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How outlawing female genital mutilation in Kenya has driven it underground and led to its medicalization - Brookings Institution
How outlawing female genital mutilation in Kenya has driven it underground and led to its medicalization  Brookings Institution

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


Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenyan Langat, Masai win Hefei International Marathon - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Kenyan Langat, Masai win Hefei International Marathon - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

HEFEI, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Leonard Kipkoech Langat and Magdalyne Yeko Masai, both of Kenya, staged stunning performances to win their men's and women's ...


Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
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
Intercontinental Cup 2018: Kenya ease past mediocre Chinese Taipei into the final - Goal.com
Intercontinental Cup 2018: Kenya ease past mediocre Chinese Taipei into the final  Goal.com

Kenya brushed aside Chinese Taipei 4-0 in the final group stage match of the 2018 Intercontinental Cup at the Mumbai Football Arena on Friday evening.


Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:00:00 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
Women's birth canals in Kenya, Korea, Kansas not the same: study - CTV News
Women's birth canals in Kenya, Korea, Kansas not the same: study  CTV News

The size and shape of women's birth canals vary depending on what part of the world they live in but most medical textbooks are based on a European body ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
“When I grew up the land was for the community": Oil troubles in Turkana - African Arguments
“When I grew up the land was for the community": Oil troubles in Turkana  African Arguments

Huge oil discoveries in Kenya's poorest county have so far brought more frustration and tensions than hope. A woman herder in Nakukulas, Turkana county, with ...


Wed, 04 Jul 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
Cries and cheer as Sh40 billion buildings to be demolished - Standard Digital
Cries and cheer as Sh40 billion buildings to be demolished  Standard Digital

Demolished building in Nairobi NAIROBI, KENYA: It is an exercise that has gripped the nation. The green excavator is a celebrity in its own right. Sany, as it is ...


Thu, 16 Aug 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
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
Bus crash in Kenya kills 51 passengers - South China Morning Post
Bus crash in Kenya kills 51 passengers  South China Morning Post

At least 50 people were killed when the bus they were travelling in overturned and its entire roof was ripped off in an accident in western Kenya early on ...


Wed, 10 Oct 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
MallforAfrica goes global, Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC, France explains its $76M fund - TechCrunch
MallforAfrica goes global, Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC, France explains its $76M fund  TechCrunch

B2B e-commerce company Sokowatch closed a $2 million seed investment led by 4DX Ventures. Others to join the round were Village Global, Lynett Capital, ...


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 11:30:34 GMT
Sokowatch Kenya Plans to Expand its Services - Tech in Africa
Sokowatch Kenya Plans to Expand its Services  Tech in Africa

Founded in 2013, Sokowach startup from Kenya continues to gain grounds in Kenya. The company also began its operation in Tanzania in early 2017.


Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sneha in semis: Kenyan girl shakes off Burundi's Kitambala to reach the last four in Nairobi Junior Open - The Star, Kenya
Sneha in semis: Kenyan girl shakes off Burundi's Kitambala to reach the last four in Nairobi Junior Open  The Star, Kenya

Sneha Kotecha eased into the semi finals of the ongoing International Tennis Federation (ITF) Nairobi Junior Open tournament after edging out Hoziane ...


Fri, 06 Jul 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
Joy for Shonas stranded in Kenya - Bulawayo24 News
Joy for Shonas stranded in Kenya  Bulawayo24 News

There was jubilation this week among the Shona community that has been trapped in Kenya since the 1960s after President Uhuru Kenyatta promised to look ...


Mon, 10 Dec 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
American techie making it big in Nairobi with app for kiosks owners – VIDEO - Nairobi News
American techie making it big in Nairobi with app for kiosks owners – VIDEO  Nairobi News

He was born and raised in Chicago but travelled halfway across the globe to sell stock to kiosk owners in Nairobi. Twenty two year-old Daniel Yu did is surely is ...


Mon, 06 Feb 2017 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
The new kings of Nairobi skyline - Standard Digital
The new kings of Nairobi skyline  Standard Digital

Nairobi's construction boom is changing the city's skyline almost daily. Developers are coming up with designs that are very different from structures that topped ...


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel absorbs yuMobile users into its network after buyout - The Standard Digital News
Airtel absorbs yuMobile users into its network after buyout  The Standard Digital News

Airtel has absorbed all yuMobile customers into its network. This is after the operator bowed out of the Kenyan market for failing to break-even.


Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel not exiting Kenya but looking to consolidate operations - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel not exiting Kenya but looking to consolidate operations  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – Airtel has denied reports that it is exiting Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania but has maintained that it continues to explore Kenya ...


Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Kenya gets $40 mln loan from European Investment Bank - ETTelecom.com
Telkom Kenya gets $40 mln loan from European Investment Bank  ETTelecom.com

Telkom Kenya, the country's third biggest operator, has secured a loan worth $40 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the company said on ..


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Flashy Japan bash Italy in big Six Nations win - Daily Nation
Flashy Japan bash Italy in big Six Nations win  Daily Nation

OITA. Japan conjured a hat-trick of magical scores to floor Six Nations side Italy 34-17 on Saturday in the first game of their two-match rugby series. The Brave ...


Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Jacque Maribe: I cannot account for my fiance's actions - Standard Digital
Jacque Maribe: I cannot account for my fiance's actions  Standard Digital

[Beverlyne Musili, Standard] Murder suspect Jacque Maribe now claims she is standing trial only because of her romantic relationship with co-accused Joseph ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Man in police brutality video surfaces, records statement - Standard Digital
Man in police brutality video surfaces, records statement  Standard Digital

A man who was caught on camera in Nairobi's Industrial Area being assaulted by an armed police officer has resurfaced and recorded a statement.


Tue, 10 Apr 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
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
CA boss Wangusi returns as Sh5bn fees query lingers - Daily Nation
CA boss Wangusi returns as Sh5bn fees query lingers  Daily Nation

The Industrial Court on Tuesday reinstated Mr Francis Wangusi to the helm of the Communications Authority (CA), but he will find an additional, unprecedented ...


Sat, 03 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Perfect Storm by Michael Meyer - Project Syndicate
Kenya's Perfect Storm by Michael Meyer  Project Syndicate

Annual rains have hit Kenya especially hard this year, causing havoc in the capital. But there is a silver lining amid the gloom: weather-related infrastructure ...


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya do it again at StanChart Marathon, Latest Others News - The New Paper
Kenya do it again at StanChart Marathon, Latest Others News  The New Paper

Others News - Some ran in superhero costumes in the sweltering heat, some ran to raise money for charity, some wanted to beat the clock and some, well, just ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sexual harassment in the sky: Hong Kong flight attendants fight back - Standard Digital
Sexual harassment in the sky: Hong Kong flight attendants fight back  Standard Digital

Venus Fung, whose experiences drove her to join and lead the Cabin Attendants Union of Hong Kong, says airlines must teach workers on how to deal with ...


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How to deposit to Sportpesa account in Kenya ? Tuko.co.ke - Tuko.co.ke
How to deposit to Sportpesa account in Kenya ? Tuko.co.ke  Tuko.co.ke

Sportpesa welcomes you to the grandest stage for betting in sports. In this article, we will show you how to deposit to Sportpesa. Many of you might be looking to ...


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:16:10 GMT
Africa in the news: Buhari-Trump meeting, third termism spread, and Kenya updates - Brookings Institution
Africa in the news: Buhari-Trump meeting, third termism spread, and Kenya updates  Brookings Institution

Christina Golubski recaps some of this week's top stories in Africa, including constitutional amendments in Burundi, Comoros, and Chad; President Buhari's ...


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
16 photos of Akothee's elder son who has just grown in front of our eyes - Tuko.co.ke
16 photos of Akothee's elder son who has just grown in front of our eyes  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Singer Esther Akoth alias Akothee is a mother of five children, two sons and three daughters with different fathers. Among the adorable sons, ...


Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:18:39 GMT
Semisynthetic sensor proteins enable metabolic assays at the point of care - Science Magazine
Semisynthetic sensor proteins enable metabolic assays at the point of care  Science Magazine

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


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DP Ruto warns Raila against forming a government before 2022 - Standard Digital
DP Ruto warns Raila against forming a government before 2022  Standard Digital

Deputy President William Ruto has revisited the talks of holding a dialogue with the Opposition saying they are only ready to discuss issues around development ...


Sat, 03 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya Moore Is Expecting First Child With Marc Daly - E! Online
Kenya Moore Is Expecting First Child With Marc Daly  E! Online

Real Housewives of Atlanta star has discussed wanting to start a family with her husband.


Sun, 08 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bishop sorry for embrace of Ariana Grande at Aretha funeral - Standard Digital
Bishop sorry for embrace of Ariana Grande at Aretha funeral  Standard Digital

The bishop who officiated at Aretha Franklin's funeral has apologized for being “too familiar” when he embraced singer Ariana Grande.


Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
China vs India: Marcelo Lippi announces 23-man squad - Goal.com
China vs India: Marcelo Lippi announces 23-man squad  Goal.com

The former Italy boss has announced the Chinese squad which will face the Indian team later this month…


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Spotlight: Chinese in Africa celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with vow to promote friendship, African development - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Spotlight: Chinese in Africa celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with vow to promote friendship, African development - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

by Xinhua writers Naftali Mwaura and Wang Xiaopeng. NAIROBI, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Across Africa, Chinese communities were in an ebullient mood ahead of ...


Tue, 25 Sep 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
Why Papa Shirandula's Awinja has quit her job - PulseLive Kenya
Why Papa Shirandula's Awinja has quit her job  PulseLive Kenya

She announced that May was her last month at Qwetu and it was a hard decision to make but she had to leave to attend to other things. “To all my Radio Fans, ...


Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Folks Concerned After China Opens 13th Police Station in South Africa - Atlanta Black Star
Folks Concerned After China Opens 13th Police Station in South Africa  Atlanta Black Star

The opening of the 13th Chinese Community and Police Co-Operation Center in South Africa last week has sparked concerns about China's growing influence ...


Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Jubilee Insurance taps into microinsurance with premiums low as Sh20 - Capital FM Kenya
Jubilee Insurance taps into microinsurance with premiums low as Sh20  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 20 - Jubilee Insurance on Wednesday launched microinsurance product targeting low-income earners in partnership with Bluewave ...


Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Figures of the week: Chinese investment in Africa - Brookings Institution
Figures of the week: Chinese investment in Africa  Brookings Institution

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


Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How your MP was bought for a song on day of high drama - Standard Digital
How your MP was bought for a song on day of high drama  Standard Digital

Like faithful trooping to a confession box ahead of *service*, honorable MPs marched in droves to see three of their colleagues ahead of Friday's debate on the ...


Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Land and housing projects to restore refugees’ dignity - Daily Nation
Land and housing projects to restore refugees’ dignity  Daily Nation

As at March this year, Kakuma and Kalobeyei hosted 185867 refugees.


Sat, 05 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Three African Entrepreneur Share Secrets to Business Success - Tech in Africa
Three African Entrepreneur Share Secrets to Business Success  Tech in Africa

Entrepreneurs from Africa are making good use of technology to get solutions to international and local problems. From creating a text-based ordering system for ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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
Equity Bank Kenya branches and contacts - Tuko.co.ke
Equity Bank Kenya branches and contacts  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Equity Bank of Kenya is one of the largest banks in Kenya. Read this article which includes the list of ?EQUITY BANK KENYA BRANCHES? ...


Wed, 16 May 2018 10:15:31 GMT
EACC Freezes Governor Obado's Bank Accounts - Kenyans.co.ke
EACC Freezes Governor Obado's Bank Accounts  Kenyans.co.ke

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has frozen bank accounts belonging to Migori Governor Okoth Obado after suspicious transfer of county funds.


Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations - IOL
  1. Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations  IOL
  2. Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations -CEO  The Standard
  3. Safaricom’s Fuliza facility gives out loans worth over Ksh. 1 Billion in just 8 days  HapaKenya
  4. Safaricom’s overdraft service exceeds expectations – Collymore  Citizen TV
  5. View full coverage on Google News

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:30:00 GMT
How 2 British nationals conned Kenya's most profitable company, Safaricom, out of more than $1 million - Pulse.com.gh
How 2 British nationals conned Kenya's most profitable company, Safaricom, out of more than $1 million  Pulse.com.gh

The two British nationals are said to have left Kenya without Safaricom's knowledge; Safaricom and the UK firm, according to documents filed in court, have a ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:36:46 GMT
Kenya’s Safaricom gets one-million users within eight days of launching new feature - Business Day
Kenya’s Safaricom gets one-million users within eight days of launching new feature  Business Day

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, surpassing its ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:42:00 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 06:48:01 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 08:01:08 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
How 2 foreigners robbed Safaricom of Sh120 million - Pulse Nigeria
How 2 foreigners robbed Safaricom of Sh120 million  Pulse Nigeria

How 2 foreigners robbed Safaricom of Sh120 million.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:35:58 GMT
Kenya: Safaricom's Fuliza M-Pesa enables users with insufficient funds finish transactions - african-markets.com
Kenya: Safaricom's Fuliza M-Pesa enables users with insufficient funds finish transactions  african-markets.com

Safaricom (NSE:SCOM) has rolled out Fuliza M-Pesa *service*, an innovation that allows M-Pesa customers to complete their transactions when they have ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya: Safaricom Rolls Out M-Pesa Overdraft Facility to All Its Users - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Kenya: Safaricom Rolls Out M-Pesa Overdraft Facility to All Its Users  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

M-Pesa users can now send money or pay for goods and services when they have insufficient balance in their accounts after Safaricom #ticker:SCOM rolled out ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom and Telkom win tenders from CA to boost Kenya's connectivity | Leadership - African Business Chief
Safaricom and Telkom win tenders from CA to boost Kenya's connectivity | Leadership  African Business Chief

The Kenyan telecommunications companies, Safaricom and Telkom, have been granted tenders by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). The tenders ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom mast brings mobile calls close to Kwale island residents - Business Daily
Safaricom mast brings mobile calls close to Kwale island residents  Business Daily

Residents of Mkwiro village, only reached by boat from the shores of Shimoni in Kwale county, can now enjoy the convenience and security that mobile money.


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom launches a cyber security solution for its enterprise customers - HapaKenya
Safaricom launches a cyber security solution for its enterprise customers  HapaKenya

The advent of technology and a higher internet penetration has made things easier and convenient for both businesses and individuals. However, this has ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:22:00 GMT
TECNO Camon 11 is now available in Safaricom shops - Mobitrends.co.ke
TECNO Camon 11 is now available in Safaricom shops  Mobitrends.co.ke

The TECNO Camon 11 is now available in Safaricom shops countrywide. The Safaricom version is identical to the standard version in term of features.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
M-Pesa to offer cash advances to clients - The Star, Kenya
M-Pesa to offer cash advances to clients  The Star, Kenya

A Safaricom subscriber uses the Fuliza app launched in partnership with Commercial Bank of Africa and Kenya Commercial Bank /EZEKIEL AMING'A ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Western finals will be at Bukhungu Stadium - HapaKenya
Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Western finals will be at Bukhungu Stadium  HapaKenya

Safaricom has announced that the first of 8 Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom regional finals will take place this weekend at Bukhungu Stadium, Kakamega County.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya’s matatu buses face disruption by Little, Swvl, Safiri - Quartz
Kenya’s matatu buses face disruption by Little, Swvl, Safiri  Quartz

A number of app-based services are currently piloting projects to digitize the matatu sector.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:10:00 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 to aid 500 Kenyans from the Ndoto Zetu initiative - CIO East Africa
Safaricom to aid 500 Kenyans from the Ndoto Zetu initiative  CIO East Africa

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


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom launches “Ndoto Zetu” an initiative aimed at transforming the lives of communities for the better - HapaKenya
Safaricom launches “Ndoto Zetu” an initiative aimed at transforming the lives of communities for the better  HapaKenya

Safaricom has launched an initiative named Ndoto Zetu that is aimed at transforming the lives of communities across the country for the better.


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Home Fibre Launches in Nyeri, Reserves 4K Streaming for Platinum Subscribers - Techweez
Safaricom Home Fibre Launches in Nyeri, Reserves 4K Streaming for Platinum Subscribers  Techweez

Nyeri Launch. One of Safaricom's popular products is Home Fibre. It was launched more than two years ago and has since covered an extensive part of Nairobi.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Safaricom, CBA’s Fuliza overdraft service works - CIO East Africa
How Safaricom, CBA’s Fuliza overdraft service works  CIO East Africa

Kenya's largest privately-owned bank Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) in partnership with Safaricom recently launched a new feature on the M-PESA wallet ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:04:00 GMT
Tecno Camon 11 now available through Safaricom - Android Kenya
Tecno Camon 11 now available through Safaricom  Android Kenya

Safaricom is bundling the device with 2GB free data.


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom's TubeStar base station a precursor to 5G in Kenya? - The Exchange
Safaricom's TubeStar base station a precursor to 5G in Kenya?  The Exchange

Kenya has set an agenda to roll out 5G technology in 2019 but there has been no view in sight for this until Safaricom rolled Tubestar technology.


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 11:20:58 GMT
Safaricom, Telkom connect thousands in Kilifi and Kwale - Business Daily
Safaricom, Telkom connect thousands in Kilifi and Kwale  Business Daily

Residents of remote villages of Kilifi and Kwale counties can now make and receive calls after Safaricom and Telkom Kenya installed base transceiver.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:00:30 GMT
Fuliza, Safaricom's M-Pesa Loan Facility Goes Live After CBK Approval - Techweez
Fuliza, Safaricom's M-Pesa Loan Facility Goes Live After CBK Approval  Techweez

At the beginning of the month, Safaricom announced Fuliza, an overdraft facility on M-Pesa that would give M-Pesa customers access to an overdraw on their ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya’s largest privately-owned bank and Safaricom launches an overdraft service dubbed Fuliza for M-pesa customers - PulseLive Kenya
Kenya’s largest privately-owned bank and Safaricom launches an overdraft service dubbed Fuliza for M-pesa customers  PulseLive Kenya

This new *service* is designed to help the customer complete M-PESA transactions that would have otherwise failed or postponed due to insufficient funds.


Sun, 13 Jan 2019 11:13:58 GMT
Mwangi wins December StarTimes Player of the month award - The Star, Kenya
Mwangi wins December StarTimes Player of the month award  The Star, Kenya

Telkom hokey captain Tracy Karanja receives the Sports personality award on behalf of Jackie Mwangi from Startimes Marketing director Japheth Akhulia at city ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:59:11 GMT
M-Pesa overdraft facility exceeds Collymore's expectations - Brits in Kenya
M-Pesa overdraft facility exceeds Collymore's expectations  Brits in Kenya

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, Safaricom, part owned by Britain's Vodafone has exceeded its CEO's expectations by signing up one million users for its new ...


Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:30:00 GMT
Citi lifts Safaricom stock to 'buy' on M-Pesa overdraft - Business Daily
Citi lifts Safaricom stock to 'buy' on M-Pesa overdraft  Business Daily

Citi Global Markets has revised Safaricom stock from 'neutral' to 'buy' status, tipping the new overdraft features on M-Pesa and growing e-commerce to.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:54:25 GMT
How Safaricom managed to reduce M-Pesa fraud - The Exchange
How Safaricom managed to reduce M-Pesa fraud  The Exchange

Almost two months after Safaricom experienced an outage on M-Pesa, the company has announced a wide range of security solutions its enterprise customers.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:08:12 GMT
Shock as Subscriber Finds Out Her ID was Used to Register 13 Safaricom SIM Cards - Mwakilishi.com
Shock as Subscriber Finds Out Her ID was Used to Register 13 Safaricom SIM Cards  Mwakilishi.com

A Safaricom subscriber has narrated on social media how she was shocked to find out that her Identity Card (ID) has been used to register more than 10 sim ...


Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom launches community social investment campaign dubbed Ndoto Zetu - Pulse Nigeria
Safaricom launches community social investment campaign dubbed Ndoto Zetu  Pulse Nigeria

Safaricom launches community social investment campaign dubbed Ndoto Zetu.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom has opened applications for its 2019 technology internship program - TechTrendsKE
Safaricom has opened applications for its 2019 technology internship program  TechTrendsKE

The Safaricom Technology Academy is a 3-month internship program that is targeted to Ongoing Kenyan Degree Students from local universities.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Marie-Josée Ta Lou in Kenya for Safaricom Soya Awards - Kenyans
Marie-Josée Ta Lou in Kenya for Safaricom Soya Awards  Kenyans

World's top-ranked sprinter, Marie-Josée Ta Lou, landed at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa on Wednesday. According to reports, Ta Lou is in the ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Movers and shakers to watch for 2019 - The Star, Kenya
Movers and shakers to watch for 2019  The Star, Kenya

PATRICK NJOROGE: Central Bank Governor Patrick Njoroge will be one to watch in the coming year. His many achievements include the continuing roll-out of ...


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Dealer becomes Kenya's last BIG winner of 2018 to walk away Ksh.2490522.11 richer! - Futaa
Safaricom Dealer becomes Kenya's last BIG winner of 2018 to walk away Ksh.2490522.11 richer!  Futaa

There was another BIG winner with betPawa at the end of December! Felix from Kericho County was the biggest, after turning a Ksh.91 stake into ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel Kenya win subsidies to connect remote areas - Telecompaper
Safaricom, Airtel Kenya win subsidies to connect remote areas  Telecompaper

Safaricom and Telkom Kenya have won tenders worth KES 888 million and KES 350 million respectively in a deal with the Communications Authority of Kenya ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:15:00 GMT
Safaricom launches community social investment drive - The Standard
Safaricom launches community social investment drive  The Standard

Founded by Moesha Kibibi, a professional dancer, Divas Power seeks to empower children from slums.


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenyan innovator who created a two-seater vehicle seeks government’s help to fund projects - Ventures Africa
Kenyan innovator who created a two-seater vehicle seeks government’s help to fund projects  Ventures Africa

A two-seater motor vehicle invented by 31-year-old, Anthony Waliaro is making waves in the town of Kakamega county, Kenya. Motivated by the success of his ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:46:42 GMT
Andela Raises $100m Series D Round Led by Generation Investment - Techweez
Andela Raises $100m Series D Round Led by Generation Investment  Techweez

Andela, the corporation which was launched in 2014 to identify and train software developers in Africa has concluded a $100 million Series D funding.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:35:38 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 07:37:22 GMT
French lender pumps Sh150m into Safaricom-backed M-Tiba - Business Daily
French lender pumps Sh150m into Safaricom-backed M-Tiba  Business Daily

The French Development Agency (AFD) has invested Sh150 million in Safaricom-backed healthcare app M-Tiba that will go towards growing the number of ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:44:58 GMT
Blue Saints & Bishop Njenga Girls are the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Western winners - HapaKenya
Blue Saints & Bishop Njenga Girls are the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Western winners  HapaKenya

Lugari Blue Saints and Bishop Njenga Girls have emerged as the winners of Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Western Region.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:45:00 GMT
It will no longer be possible for companies at Nairobi Securities Exchange to buy back their shares - Pulse.com.gh
It will no longer be possible for companies at Nairobi Securities Exchange to buy back their shares  Pulse.com.gh

Kenya has suspended share-buy backs by listed companies which were incorporated in 2015 in the New Companies Act. At the time of incorporation, the law ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:54:03 GMT
Why Bob Collymore wants you to go easy on your cellphone - Nairobi News
Why Bob Collymore wants you to go easy on your cellphone  Nairobi News

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore wants you to put down your mobile phone more often this year for one simple reason; for you to interact more with the people ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ex-employee who invented Safaricom's Please Call Me to be paid after years of bruising court battle - Tuko.co.ke
Ex-employee who invented Safaricom's Please Call Me to be paid after years of bruising court battle  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Former employee of South Africa's Vodacom Group Limited, which owns 35% shares in Safaricom, is set to receive a handsome ...


Sun, 13 Jan 2019 22:43:27 GMT
Inside Safaricom Foundation's Transformation Story - Kenyans
Inside Safaricom Foundation's Transformation Story  Kenyans

Throughout its 15-year history, the Safaricom Foundation has transformed thousands of lives through impactful community investments under its strategic and ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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 18:27:00 GMT
Mutwarithia wa bodaboda guthii nambere kuhonia nguraro cia kuhurwo ni maobithaa a borithi Kiharu - K24 TV
Mutwarithia wa bodaboda guthii nambere kuhonia nguraro cia kuhurwo ni maobithaa a borithi Kiharu  K24 TV

Safaricom has launched an initiative aimed at transforming the lives of communities across the country for the better. The initiative dubbed “Ndoto Zetu”, follows ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KENYA : Mugo Kibati manoeuvres against Safaricom - Africa Intelligence
KENYA : Mugo Kibati manoeuvres against Safaricom  Africa Intelligence

Mugo Kibati's capacity to cause trouble as the head of Telkom Kenya has not escaped the notice of the strategists.


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 04:32:56 GMT
Kenya suspends law on companies’ stock buyback - The East African
Kenya suspends law on companies’ stock buyback  The East African

Kenya has shelved plans that would have allowed companies with excess cash to buy back shares from shareholders, over concerns about eroding liquidity and ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:19:24 GMT
NYABUGA: Mugo Kibati epiphany seems long in coming - Daily Nation
NYABUGA: Mugo Kibati epiphany seems long in coming  Daily Nation

In the next week, the new broom at Telkom Kenya, CEO Mugo Kibati, will be 60 days in office. Telkom announced Kibati's appointment on November 9 in what ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
TECNO Smartphones Price List | Jan 2019 - Mobitrends.co.ke
TECNO Smartphones Price List | Jan 2019  Mobitrends.co.ke

Check out a comprehensive list of all the TECNO smartphones that have launched in Kenya.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:04:00 GMT
Telkom’s Mwangi named Dec Personality - Capital FM Kenya
Telkom’s Mwangi named Dec Personality  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 23 - Telkom women's hockey forward Jackline Mwangi was on Wednesday named the StarTimes Sports Personality of the Month for ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:12:54 GMT
Safaricom’s Zuri bot: Another avenue for accessing customer service but is it necessary? - Android Kenya
Safaricom’s Zuri bot: Another avenue for accessing customer service but is it necessary?  Android Kenya

Safaricom has a number of ways through which its customers can access *service* quickly. There's the ever reliable and witty social media team which, bar my ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore Performs Odi Dance At Churchill Show - Kenyans
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore Performs Odi Dance At Churchill Show  Kenyans

Safaricom Chief Executive Officer Bob Collymore surprised Kenyans when he started dancing at a show organised to usher in 2019...


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Man Behind Brands Wilkins Fadhili, A Fake Entrepreneur Doing It For The Gram - - KahawaTungu
Man Behind Brands Wilkins Fadhili, A Fake Entrepreneur Doing It For The Gram -  KahawaTungu

At 24 years, Wilkins Fadhili got his breakthrough when he was invited to be one of the speakers at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit,


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:31:00 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
It bugs me when people hate their jobs - Grande Villa Home Care MD Yvonne Lwoyelo - The Standard
It bugs me when people hate their jobs - Grande Villa Home Care MD Yvonne Lwoyelo  The Standard

Yvonne Shasuvila Lwoyelo, 33, is the enterprising force and managing director behind AmEntres Limited and Grande Villa Home Care, two training and ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:10:57 GMT
How Kenyans give up privacy for costly mobile loans - The Standard
How Kenyans give up privacy for costly mobile loans  The Standard

*Service* providers already have access to users' population and registration data held by the Government.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Equity Group CEO James Mwangi recognised by Columbia University - Pulse.com.gh
Kenya's Equity Group CEO James Mwangi recognised by Columbia University  Pulse.com.gh

Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi is part of is part of a network of nine global centers associated with Columbia University in New York. He will work with the ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:32:40 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 08:00:00 GMT
Marathon maestro Eliud Kipchoge wins Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year award - The Star, Kenya
Marathon maestro Eliud Kipchoge wins Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year award  The Star, Kenya

World Marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge has been named the 2018 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year.Kipchoge was crowned on Friday night in a ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The French Development Agency invests Ksh. 150 Million into M-tiba - HapaKenya
The French Development Agency invests Ksh. 150 Million into M-tiba  HapaKenya

The French Development Agency has invested an amount of Ksh. 150 Million in M-tiba with a view of enabling the healthcare platform to expand its operations.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:18:22 GMT
SOYA in Ksh 3.7 million boost ahead of awards gala - Citizen TV
SOYA in Ksh 3.7 million boost ahead of awards gala  Citizen TV

The Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards(SOYA) got a major shot in the arm Friday after Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) presented its ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How get a loan from Safaricom Fuliza - HapaKenya
How get a loan from Safaricom Fuliza  HapaKenya

Safaricom recently announced the introduction of Fuliza, an M-Pesa overdraft facility for its customers, which is in partnership with CBA.


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps - Reuters Africa
Kenya's Safaricom first-half revenue jumps  Reuters Africa

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


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
?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
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
Kenya's Safaricom clarifies money deduction claims :: Kenya - The Standard
Kenya's Safaricom clarifies money deduction claims :: Kenya  The Standard

By Dominic Omondi | Published Wed, November 21st 2018 at 10:38, Updated November 21st 2018 at 12:35 GMT +3. SHARE THIS ARTICLE. Share on ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 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
How M-Pesa outage affects Safaricom, Kenya’s economy! - CIO East Africa
How M-Pesa outage affects Safaricom, Kenya’s economy!  CIO East Africa

M-PESA, one might argue, is Safaricom's biggest product to date, and a product that impacts Kenya's economy greatly. In 2013, it was calculated that 43 per cent ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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’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
Why Nigerian and Tanzanian artistes dominate Kenyan airwaves- Jalang’o - Entertainment News - SDE Entertainment News
Why Nigerian and Tanzanian artistes dominate Kenyan airwaves- Jalang’o - Entertainment News  SDE Entertainment News

Comedian Felix OdiwuOr alias Jalang'o has weighed in on the ongoing debate on why foreign artistes are getting more airplay on Kenyan radio stations.


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:54:50 GMT
Safaricom hit by network outage - Daily Nation
Safaricom hit by network outage  Daily Nation

Telecommunications firm Safaricom confirmed it experienced *service* interruption on Friday. In a response to a customer's message on Twitter, the firm confirmed ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom's M-Pesa services down - Daily Nation
Safaricom's M-Pesa services down  Daily Nation

Safaricom's mobile money *service* M-Pesa is currently unavailable due to hitches affecting its database, the telecommunications firm has said. In a response to ...


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
This is why Safaricom was down in Nairobi over the weekend - HapaKenya
This is why Safaricom was down in Nairobi over the weekend  HapaKenya

On Saturday, Safaricom experienced a network outage in Nairobi East and West which made their services inaccessible to its customers in that region.


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Stage set for season-opening KCB Simba Autocross 1 - Capital FM Kenya
Stage set for season-opening KCB Simba Autocross 1  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 23 - The formalities of the past few days are complete and it's all systems go as the first round of the KCB Kenya National Autocross Get the ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:03:51 GMT
Kenya's competition watchdog says no need for action on Safaricom - Reuters
Kenya's competition watchdog says no need for action on Safaricom  Reuters

Kenya's competition watchdog expressed concern on Tuesday about the wider economic impact of lawmakers and the country's telecoms regulator taking a ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom in call, data price increases over taxes - Daily Nation
Safaricom in call, data price increases over taxes  Daily Nation

Safaricom has increased the price of voice calls, data and SMS, passing on to consumers the 15 per cent excise duty tax imposed on telephone and internet ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom begins trial for a new network coverage technology - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom begins trial for a new network coverage technology  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 5 - Safaricom has began trial of a new and innovative network coverage technology aimed at enhancing coverage in urban areas. Known ...


Wed, 05 Dec 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
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 bundles home insurance, mobile data and calls to new fibre packages - Capital FM Kenya
Safaricom bundles home insurance, mobile data and calls to new fibre packages  Capital FM Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya, Nov 8 – Safaricom has announced new Home Fibre packages that will combine mobile voice, mobile data, SMS and Home Fibre in one ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom makes Sh1,778 per second - Daily Nation
Safaricom makes Sh1,778 per second  Daily Nation

Telecoms giant announces record Sh55 billion profit, the first by a Kenyan firm.


Thu, 10 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom head of innovation resigns - The Standard
Safaricom head of innovation resigns  The Standard

The former long-serving IBM executive left last month after leading Safaricom's Alpha innovation unit since April last year. Mr Bhattacharya told Reuters he had ...


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
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
Safaricom loses head of innovation lab - The Standard
Safaricom loses head of innovation lab  The Standard

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
Exclusive: Kenya's Safaricom taking M-Pesa to Ethiopia, sources say - Reuters UK
Exclusive: Kenya's Safaricom taking M-Pesa to Ethiopia, sources say  Reuters UK

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 data bundles are now cheaper & come with unlimited WhatsApp - HapaKenya
Safaricom data bundles are now cheaper & come with unlimited WhatsApp  HapaKenya

The new Safaricom data bundles are cheaper with a 2GB monthly bundle going for Ksh. 500. Previously you could only get 1GB for Ksh. 500.


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 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 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
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
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
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
Kenya: CBA Partners With Safaricom to Launch Fuliza - AllAfrica.com
Kenya: CBA Partners With Safaricom to Launch Fuliza  AllAfrica.com

Commercial Bank of Africa has partnered with Safaricom to launch a new feature on the M-PESA wallet dubbed Fuliza, to complement the existing 30-day term ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Musalia Mudavadi: How can this Kenyan donate more money than Safaricom? : SDV - The Standard
Musalia Mudavadi: How can this Kenyan donate more money than Safaricom? : SDV  The Standard

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi wants relevant authorities to audit politicians donating millions of shillings to churches and other public forums. The Nasa ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Home Fibre prices effective October 18 2018 - HapaKenya
Safaricom Home Fibre prices effective October 18 2018  HapaKenya

The price increase for its Safaricom Home Fibre product was necessitated by a new tax, a 15% Excise Duty tax on internet services.


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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 08:01:08 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 07:37:22 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 18:27:00 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 03:04:00 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’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
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
Inside Bharti Airtel Boss Sunil Mittal's Mission In Tanzania, Kenya - - KahawaTungu
Inside Bharti Airtel Boss Sunil Mittal's Mission In Tanzania, Kenya -  KahawaTungu

Speculations have been nigh on India's Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal's mission in Kenya and Tanzania,


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:44:00 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel Kenya win subsidies to connect remote areas - Telecompaper
Safaricom, Airtel Kenya win subsidies to connect remote areas  Telecompaper

Safaricom and Telkom Kenya have won tenders worth KES 888 million and KES 350 million respectively in a deal with the Communications Authority of Kenya ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:15:00 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.


Sun, 13 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya: report - domain-B
Bharti Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya: report  domain-B

16 January 2019. Bharti Airtel is reported to be in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, the East African nation's smallest telecoms operator, to expand its operations in the ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:48:28 GMT
Airtel Uganda faces higher running costs in policy changes - The East African
Airtel Uganda faces higher running costs in policy changes  The East African

Rivals say a cheap licence has given Airtel the advantage to drive pricing.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Keeps Mum On Airtime Voucher Issues Despite Customer Complaints - - KahawaTungu
Airtel Keeps Mum On Airtime Voucher Issues Despite Customer Complaints -  KahawaTungu

[IMAGE/ COURTESY] Airtel Subscribers are still counting loses incurred during the festive period after Airtel airtime vouchers failed to work. The *service* outage ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations | East & Horn Africa - The Africa Report
Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations | East & Horn Africa  The Africa Report

NAIROBI - 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, ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:14:57 GMT
Kiambu village where residents have never had phone signals - The Star, Kenya
Kiambu village where residents have never had phone signals  The Star, Kenya

Residents of a village in Kiambu county do not buy mobile phones due to poor network coverage. The people of Kwaregi village in Lari constituency have never ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:23:41 GMT
Telkom injects Sh1b into data, voice expansion - Business Daily
Telkom injects Sh1b into data, voice expansion  Business Daily

Telkom Kenya says it has pumped Sh1 billion into growing its 3G and 4G network to improve voice and data connection for its customers.


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:33:25 GMT
Airtel moves to buy Telkom - Lagos
Airtel moves to buy Telkom  Lagos

Bharti Airtel has entered into talk aimed at buying Telkom Kenya, which will help the Sunil Mittal-led telco emerge stronger in the east African market and ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:02:39 GMT
Telkom Kenya to Launch Project Loon by June as it Commits KES 1 Billion to 3/4G Expansion - Techweez
Telkom Kenya to Launch Project Loon by June as it Commits KES 1 Billion to 3/4G Expansion  Techweez

Telkom Kenya has announced a KES 1 billion expansion plan that will see further improvements on 3G and 4G coverage. The budget is also targeting to ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:13:01 GMT
President Uhuru Breaks Protocal, Abruptly Drives Away Without Security Outriders - - KahawaTungu
President Uhuru Breaks Protocal, Abruptly Drives Away Without Security Outriders -  KahawaTungu

President Uhuru Kenyatta shocked many on Saturday evening after he broke protocal at the Kisumu airport when he abruptly left in a vehicle wi.


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 15:11:00 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
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
Telkom in push to have cross-network agent dealings - Business Daily
Telkom in push to have cross-network agent dealings  Business Daily

Telkom Kenya is pushing for implementation of agent and merchant interoperability to ease the process of cross-network transfers.


Sun, 30 Dec 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
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 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 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
USSD Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya - Techweez
USSD Codes for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya  Techweez

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


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya 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.


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel unveils Sh2 per minute tariff across networks - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel unveils Sh2 per minute tariff across networks  Capital FM Kenya

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


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya Bites Into Safaricom Market Share in Second Quarter - Bloomberg
Airtel Kenya Bites Into Safaricom Market Share in Second Quarter  Bloomberg

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


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel 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 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 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
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
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
Airtel users to get more data at same price, free WhatsApp - Standard Digital
Airtel users to get more data at same price, free WhatsApp  Standard Digital

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


Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya | 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 08:00:00 GMT
Why Airtel, Telkom have failed to whittle down Safaricom market share - Standard Digital
Why Airtel, Telkom have failed to whittle down Safaricom market share  Standard Digital

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


Sun, 26 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel launches new 1 bob voice campaign for the festive season - The Standard
Airtel launches new 1 bob voice campaign for the festive season  The Standard

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


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel 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 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 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
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
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's Sh2 per minute call rate set to trigger price war - Daily Nation
Airtel's Sh2 per minute call rate set to trigger price war  Daily Nation

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
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
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
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
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
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
Airtel’s Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom, take on Safaricom - Livemint
Airtel’s Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom, take on Safaricom  Livemint

Nairobi:The Kenyan unit of Bharti Airtel has abandoned plans to merge with Telkom Kenya to take on the market leading operator, Safaricom, people in the ...


Mon, 11 Jun 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
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
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 rejects price war claim - Standard Digital
Airtel rejects price war claim  Standard Digital

[Boniface Okendo/Standard] Airtel Kenya has refuted claims that its latest cut in calling rates is meant to spark a price war with its rivals.


Wed, 22 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
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 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
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 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
Safaricom, Airtel Kenya tightens market grip with new offers - The Standard
Safaricom, Airtel Kenya tightens market grip with new offers  The Standard

NAIROBI, KENYA: The battle for Kenya's phone subscribers is tightening with leading telecommunication companies luring subscribers with packages targeting ...


Tue, 06 Mar 2018 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 hints at listing at the NSE - The Star, Kenya
Airtel hints at listing at the NSE  The Star, Kenya

Airtel Kenya has hinted at plans to list at the Nairobi Securities Exchange in a move that is likely to tighten competition against market leader Safaricom. “I know ...


Tue, 21 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
Airtel rolls out 4G service to catch up with rivals - Business Daily
Airtel rolls out 4G service to catch up with rivals  Business Daily

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 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 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 Africa profits triple to $154.5m - The East African
Airtel Africa profits triple to $154.5m  The East African

Airtel Africa's profit after tax for the quarter ended March almost tripled to $154.52 million, from $57.5 million in the last quarter of 2016-17. This is the second ...


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Is Airtel in plans to exit the Kenya market? - The Star, Kenya
Is Airtel in plans to exit the Kenya market?  The Star, Kenya

Bharti Airtel Limited, mother firm to Airtel Kenya is planning to list a quarter of its equity in its Africa unit and sale same in an exit strategy to cut on debt burden.


Mon, 14 May 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
MPs brush off Airtel on dominance claim - The Standard
MPs brush off Airtel on dominance claim  The Standard

A new bid by Airtel for stronger regulations in the telecommunications sector to deter dominance by some players has hit a snag.


Fri, 27 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
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 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
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
Bharti Airtel Registers Notable Operational Profit in Africa as Indian Market Slumps - Techweez
Bharti Airtel Registers Notable Operational Profit in Africa as Indian Market Slumps  Techweez

India's Bharti Airtel has announced its consolidated results for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2018. Before we can look into the specifics of the report's ...


Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Now Airtel joins the 4G party - Standard Digital
Now Airtel joins the 4G party  Standard Digital

Competition for mobile internet users among operators is set to intensify following the launch of a fast *service* by Airtel Kenya.


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya's New Smart Postpaid Bundle Targets Heavy Users - Techweez
Airtel Kenya's New Smart Postpaid Bundle Targets Heavy Users  Techweez

Airtel Kenya has today announced the launch of a new triple-play bundle that aims to serve its heavy users on a postpaid plan. The new bundle dubbed Smart ...


Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel 4G Coverage Expands to Kenya, Available in Nairobi and Mombasa - PC Tech Magazine
Airtel 4G Coverage Expands to Kenya, Available in Nairobi and Mombasa  PC Tech Magazine

Telco; Airtel Kenya has followed Airtel Uganda and launched its 4G *service* in the country on Wednesday offering double data to its customers who have a 4G ...


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel pushes new sector regulations - The Star, Kenya
Airtel pushes new sector regulations  The Star, Kenya

Airtel CEO, Prasanta Das Sarma during the official launch of the new 2bob tariff at Intercontinental Hotel on August 8,2018.Photo courtesy ...


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telkom to lay off 500 in struggle to stay afloat - Standard Digital
Telkom to lay off 500 in struggle to stay afloat  Standard Digital

Telkom Kenya will cut 500 jobs in a restructuring exercise that will see the firm lose a third of its workforce.


Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel's customer bid to seek compensation for poor network fails - Standard Digital
Airtel's customer bid to seek compensation for poor network fails  Standard Digital

A High Court in Nairobi has dismissed a case filed by a mobile subscriber who was seeking compensation from Airtel for network disruptions.


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel rolls out 4G Network - Citizen TV
Airtel rolls out 4G Network  Citizen TV

Competition in the country's data market is set to heighten as Airtel Kenya formally unveils 4G *service*. Speaking during the launch, Airtel Kenya Managing ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Data Prices Compare Between Network Operators in East Africa - Techweez
How Data Prices Compare Between Network Operators in East Africa  Techweez

If you were curious as to what network operators charge for data prices in East Africa, well we have tables for you to check out.


Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel launches postpaid bundles - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel launches postpaid bundles  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 6 – Airtel has launched a new set of monthly postpaid bundles offering calls, data and SMS. The smart bundles offer up to 30GB of Kenya ...


Wed, 07 Mar 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
GSMA and Kenya Mobile Operators Sign Charter to Protect Children Online - Techweez
GSMA and Kenya Mobile Operators Sign Charter to Protect Children Online  Techweez

Kenya's top mobile operators have signed a charter that will see them strive towards making the internet a safe place for children, as well as providing solutions ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Losing Market Share as Airtel, Telkom Gain Ground - Techweez
Safaricom Losing Market Share as Airtel, Telkom Gain Ground  Techweez

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has released sector statistics report for the period October to December 2017. According to the report, Kenya's ...


Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya Clears Communication Authority's 4G License Tab - Techweez
Airtel Kenya Clears Communication Authority's 4G License Tab  Techweez

About a week ago, we reported that there have been several sightings of Airtel 4G across different parts of the country and some customers had even gotten 4G ...


Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 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
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
Complex Airtel-Telkom merger might not tilt telecoms market - Daily Nation
Complex Airtel-Telkom merger might not tilt telecoms market  Daily Nation

The issue of *fresh* capital and capex are pertinent in the planned merger.


Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom ease mobile money transfer across networks - Citizen TV
Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom ease mobile money transfer across networks  Citizen TV

Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom have announced a new deal to enable customers to easily send mobile money across networks.


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel takes on competition with 50pct cut on call rates - The Star, Kenya
Airtel takes on competition with 50pct cut on call rates  The Star, Kenya

Airtel has slashed its cross-network call charges by 50 per cent in a bid to shore up its subscriber numbers in a market currently controlled by Safaricom.


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Money, Equitel Drop Free Money Transfers and Paybill - Techweez
Airtel Money, Equitel Drop Free Money Transfers and Paybill  Techweez

Subscribers who use mobile money services deployed by Airtel Kenya and Equity Bank's MVNO, Equitel, will no longer enjoy free select services that have, for a ...


Sun, 29 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel’s free Internet for schools drives digital learning in Nyeri - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel’s free Internet for schools drives digital learning in Nyeri  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 - Airtel's Internet for Schools program continues to harness the strength of the company's technology to drive change in the - Kenya ...


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya's 4G Network Imminent as Rollout of 4G Sites Ongoing - Techweez
Airtel Kenya's 4G Network Imminent as Rollout of 4G Sites Ongoing  Techweez

For close to two years now, we've heard rumours of Airtel Kenya testing their 4G network but it has always remained that, rumours, up until around April of 2017 ...


Thu, 01 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Kenya careers 2018 guide - Tuko.co.ke
Airtel Kenya careers 2018 guide  Tuko.co.ke

Tuko.co.ke News ? Airtel Kenya offers opportunities of employment that are fair to all. This article is the ?AIRTEL KENYA CAREERS? GUIDE 2018.


Sat, 17 Feb 2018 05:25:18 GMT
Airtel Kenya ready to roll out 4G network - IT News Africa
Airtel Kenya ready to roll out 4G network  IT News Africa

The Communications Authority (CA) has confirmed that Airtel Kenya has finalised payment for its 4G LTE licence Kenya. The telecom operator paid $25 million.


Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war - Reuters Africa
UPDATE 2-Kenya’s Safaricom resists tariff cuts to avoid price war  Reuters Africa

Airtel Kenya slashed calling rates by half this week.


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

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