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Mobile app to help distribute sanitary towels to needy girls in Kenya launched

Chase Bank Foundation and ZanaAfrica Group today announce the launch of The Nia Network, a mobile application to coordinate national sanitary pad distribution created for ZanaAfrica by Upande Ltd. The… Read more »

SMS-based platform to ease fundraising efforts lunched in Kenya

A Short Message Service (SMS) based fundraising product, M-Changa, is set to change the method groups or individuals use to raise or contribute money to various causes or kitties. The… Read more »

The cheat’s app: How adulterers can make lovers’ texts and calls disappear at the shake of a phone

Summary: Cate, or Call and Text Eraser, creates an invisible log of calls and text messages and hides numbers from the contacts list If someone walks in while the cheat… Read more »

RIM Will Reward Global App Developers

  The development of relevant apps and their integration into BlackBerry’s newly launched Platform 10 to reflect the company’s growth strategy is a focal point of Research in Motion (RIM)… Read more »

Social media monitoring app for corporates launched in Nairobi

International advertising agency TBWA in partnership with new media company African Laughter yesterday launched a mobile-based social media monitoring app essential for overseeing social media campaigns by businesses while giving… Read more »

New application aids M-Pesa accountability launched

A mobile application that enables users to account for their mobile money transfer transactions has been launched. The application, dubbed Zebumob is downloadable on android phones and is currently applicable… Read more »

Nokia/Co-Creation Hub Growth Academy calls for applications

Phone manufacturing company, Nokia in partnership with Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), a social innovation centre in Nigeria, have embarked on an academy program called ‘Nokia/CCHub Growth Academy’ which is aimed at… Read more »

DDD eKitabu eBook Project Goes Live with Kwani eBookstore

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Kwani eBook Store online at and through the eKitabu mobile app.  The name, eKitabu, means eBook in Swahili. According to… Read more »

Kenyan Farmers milk benefits of technology through iCow

In the hilly red soil that is prone to mudslides, 50-year-old Peter Muhuri admires his five well-built Friesian cows in two different sheds eating chopped Napier grass. The apple of… Read more »

Generating M-Pesa statements with new app

Currently, the most developed mobile payment system in the developing world, M-Pesa, allows users to deposit, withdraw, and transfer money easily with a mobile device. That’s not all, one can… Read more »

Set a lock code for individual apps on Android

Setting a lock code on an app-by-app basis is a great way to add another level of security to your device. With App Lock, it’s as easy as setting a… Read more »

Kenyan newspaper unveils mobile reporting Application for citizens.

Star Reports is an open platform that allows citizens to report/create and share news and events in real time from their mobile devices. Star Reports enables citizens take pictures and… Read more »

Mobile technology unlocks dairy farming potential in Kenya

  On a typical day, Susan Wanjiru checks and replies to her emails, updates and checks off items on her appointment book before she starts work at a busy Nairobi… Read more »