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Club Travel Group now wholly acquired by Travelstart

Club Travel Group Southern Africa’s service travel firm has been wholly acquired by Travelstart for an undisclosed sum. Travelstart announced the intention to acquire the Club Travel Group and its subsidiaries in June 2019 and the deal was subject to the approval of South Africa’s Competition Commission. The transaction has...

6 Skills All Social Media Managers Need To Know

I used to think that being a social media manager was not a lot of work. As a matter of fact many people still don’t understand what community managers do. If you tell your parents you’re managing an online community they will most likely judge you and wonder if they...

Safaricom Rebrands M-PESA, To Support Kipchoge’s Challenge

Kipchoge To Also Extend His Partnership With Safaricom As He Becomes M-PESA Brand Ambassador Safaricom has today announced a raft of measures to support Eliud Kipchoge in his challenge to become the first-ever athlete to run a full marathon in under 2 hours. This includes a partnership with Kipchoge that...

Twitter used phone numbers gathered for account security were to sell ads

Twitter is supposed to use phone numbers for only the two-factor authentication, but it seems to have been unintentionally used for more than that. Yesterday, Twitter announced that it “unintentionally” used phone numbers and email addresses gathered for account safety and security (including two-factor authentication), for advertising purposes. No personal data was...

Facebook expands its 3rd-party fact-checking programme to 10 countries

Facebook has expanded its third-party fact-checking program to 10 African countries including: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon and Senegal. In partnership with Agence France-Presse (AFP), the France 24 Observers, Pesa Check and Dubawa, this programme forms part of its work in helping assess the accuracy and quality of news people find on Facebook, whilst reducing...

Airtel Africa, Mastercard to link Consumers in Africa to Digital Payments

Airtel Africa has partnered with Mastercard, giving over 100 million Airtel Africa mobile phone users across 14 African countries access to Mastercard’s global network. The Mastercard virtual (non-plastic) card allows Airtel Money customers, even those without a bank account, to make payments to local and global online merchants that accept...

4G Capital feted by IFC as the ‘Responsible Digital Innovator of the Year’

4G Capital has been named Silver Winner of the ‘Responsible Digital Innovator of the Year’ award at the Global SME Finance Awards held last night in Amsterdam. Organised by the International Finance Corporation and the SME Finance Forum and endorsed by the G20’s Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), the...

Tycoon Ashish J.Thakkar opens Africa’s first smartphone factory in Rwanda

Mara Phones being the first-ever manufactured smartphones in Africa have been designed in partnership with Google as part of the Android One Program. Mara Phones, a subsidiary company of the Mara Group has opened its first factory in Rwanda as the company hopes to pioneer a brand of African-made...

Tingg, Africa’s first payments super app unveiled in 8 countries by Cellulant

Tingg’s all-in-one payment model seeks to revolutionize the way consumers interact with payment services in the region Cellulant, Africa’s leading financial technology company recently rebranded their Mula app to Tingg, and has today announced the launch of Tingg, an all-in-one, multi-functional consumer super app that will include a wide array...

How Sage wants to help organizations build & maintain a skilled workforce

As the world enters the fourth industrial revolution, employers are finding it hard to either find the right talent or retain it. This is because automation, digital platforms, and other innovations have fundamentally changed the nature of work. According to a report by IBM, the talent shortage in the digital age is...

Why Instagram Has Removed The ‘Following’ Tab Which Shows People’s Activities In The App

In case you had no clue, you had the power of seeing people’s Instagram activity. What do we mean by this? Ever seen the following tab on IG? It provided a listing of friend activity and enabled users to see what content their connections had engaged with. Gone are the...

Apple officially kills iTunes with the newest Mac update

Apple has made the decision to kill off iTunes, the iconic digital music database that revolutionized the music industry. This news comes with the release of Apple’s latest update for Macs and MacBooks, MacOS Catalina. Just like iOS 13, which was recently released for iPhones, it offers a lot of...

Digital Wellbeing Will Now Be Required on All New Android Phones.

Displays of the TECNO Camon 11 Pro, Huawei Y9 (2019) and the OPPO A7,

TECNO Camon 12 | Review of an amazing budget smartphone

The new TECNO Camon 12 is an amazing smartphone with premium features—amazing imaging, speed, latest in innovation and technology with all-round beauty—is not very common in this clime. TECNO has a knack for making this possible. They have just released a phone that will deliver premium features at a...

TECNO unveils the Camon 12 Series smartphones in Kenya

It’s no longer news that Africa’s most preferred smartphone brand has released another device into the Kenyan market, TECNO Camon 12 series. The device is the 6th generation of the brand’s camera-centric Camon Series comes with a long list of added values and updates from its predecessors. The Camon...

Instagram might get group stories after Facebook ditched it

Earlier this year, Facebook launched group stories on its platform but the social media giant soon removed the feature after it wasn’t very well received by users. The social media giant says that they want users to have groups to engage in discussion and connect with others with similar...
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Broke Ex-Legislator Cries For Help

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Moi’s Condemnation Of Ruto That Never Materialised

On November 11, 2008, DP William Ruto, then Eldoret North MP while appearing on an episode of Churchill Live, narrated to Kenyans how retired...

Raila in Tough Spot After Fidel’s DNA Court Order

Orange Democratic Movement leader, Raila Odinga is at a crossroads after the court ordered a DNA test on his late son Fidel Odinga. The...

Linus Kaikai Tears Into Uhuru in Bitter Rant [VIDEO]

Director of Strategy and Innovation at Royal Media Services, Linus Kaikai, on Thursday, October 17, attacked President Uhuru Kenyatta after the appointment of...

Bizarre Ritual Raila Conducted on Son Fidel After Death – Miguna

Controversial lawyer and one time Raila Odinga's personal advisor (2009-2011) Miguna Miguna on Friday, October 18, escalated his largely one-sided row with the...
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