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French phone maker Wiko has announced plans to enter the Kenyan market

French phone maker Wiko has announced plans to enter the Kenyan market as it seeks to establish a footing in Africa. The company will tomorrow unveil its first smartphone in… Read more »

Garmin, global leader in GPS satellite technology, seeks partners in the East African market

Garmin Sub-Saharan Africa will be hosting meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania from the 8th to the 15th July The Africa team for Garmin Sub-Saharan Africa  will be hosting meetings… Read more »

Philips introduces innovative ultra-mobile ultrasound system ‘VISIQ’ in Kenya

Philips introduces innovative ultra-mobile ultrasound system ‘VISIQ’ in Kenya to bring high quality, affordable healthcare to a wide range of clinicians Royal Philips today unveiled its new ultra-mobile ultrasound system VISIQ… Read more »

GeoPoll Unveils First Ever Overnight TV Ratings In African Markets

New Audience Measurement Service Launches with Unprecedented Data on the Viewing Habits of More Than 300 Million People  GeoPoll , the world’s largest real-time mobile survey platform, today launched its… Read more »

UNGANA : New APP to improve government engagement and interactions with Kenyan’s in the Diaspora

Ungana is an initiative of the Presidency Strategic Communications Unit that seeks to improve government engagement and interactions with Kenyan’s in the Diaspora. The initiative recognizes the important role played… Read more »

Chinese phone maker launches five smartphone models in Kenya

Chinese technology multinational ZTE has launched five smartphone models and set out to sign local distributors in a bid to win market share from rivals Nokia, Samsung and LG. The firm has previously… Read more »

Kenya Phone users face huge fines under new, tough rules

Mobile phone users who give false information when registering their Sim cards will be fined Sh100,000 or be jailed for six months in new regulations to curb phone crimes. Contravening… Read more »

Kenyan Female PhD Research Leads To Google Job

Kenyan PhD graduate, Shikoh Gitau’s ground-breaking technology solution is not only changing the lives of many skilled workers who could not find employment, it has also landed her a job… Read more »

[VIDEO] BRCK-Modem to improve African net access; Keeps The Internet On When The Power Goes Off, Even In Africa by Ushahidi

Brck: an Internet Router Designed for Africa Even in the developed world the power goes out, your internet provider goes down and Amazon Web Services occasionally crashes your favorite apps…. Read more »

[VIDEO]Teenager invents revolutionary device which can charge a cell phone within just 20 Sconds

Intel Awards Winner 2013 – Eesha Khare A California teen has attracted the attention of tech giants Google for her potentially revolutionary invention which charges a phone in 20 seconds… Read more »

Video:World’s first smartphone for the blind, made in India

[embedplusvideo height=”365″ width=”600″ standard=”″ vars=”ytid=F2ZQU07UJXA&width=600&height=365&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep3373″ /] The world’s first smartphone for blind people is here. Soon, they will be able to read SMSes and emails on this phone, which… Read more »

Texting While Driving Kills: Here’s One Grim Example

The photo above serves as a harsh reminder of the consequences of texting while driving. The unfinished text, never sent, was typed by 22-year-old Alexander Heit as he was driving… Read more »

Google Street View: Couple ‘caught having sex’ by side of the road

The randy couple have shot to internet fame after being ‘caught having sex’ by the search engine’s cameras. The pair were filmed after parking up on Dukes Highway near Keith in… Read more »

Firm banks on mobile apps to stir advertising in Kenya

A Swedish company is hoping to rouse Kenya’s largely drowsy mobile advertising sector through a video-sharing application. VMS Holdings, operating through a local franchise holder, last year set up shop… Read more »

Celtel’s Founder on Building a Business on the World’s Poorest Continent

The Idea: Frustrated by Western ignorance about Africa, Ibrahim decided to take advantage of the continent’s enormous telecom opportunity himself. Among the challenges he faced was creating an infrastructure from… Read more »