Two University of Nairobi students develop a networking site

Sidney Rema, a 3rd year medical student and Phelix Juma a 3rd year engineering student at the (University of Nairobi) UoN have developed a new platform dubbed VoSpine. According to… Read more »

Facebook, Eutelsat Team to Provide Internet to Sub-Saharan Africa

Will tap communications capability on the Amos-6 satellite expected to be launched in 2016 Facebook Inc. is teaming with French satellite operator Eutelsat Communications SA to deliver Internet coverage to… Read more »

How Ma3Route found a way to monetise Nairobi’s traffic jams

How to end Nairobi’s notorious traffic congestion is a million-dollar debate. It is estimated the Kenyan capital, which ranks among the most congested cities in the world, loses Ksh.37bn (US$357m) annually in… Read more »

Moringa School investing in the next Kenyan star coders

At the far right corner of one of Nairobi’s co-working space seats a classroom that can barely fit 15 students and a tutor. But don’t be fooled by this space… Read more »

Leap, the luxury San Francisco commuter bus, is bankrupt and selling its buses for $5 each

Leap Transit, the startup that served fresh-pressed juice to commuters on its luxury buses, has filed for bankruptcy. The rest of its buses are now up for sale, starting at… Read more »

A fortress on wheels! Range Rover debuts luxury car that can withstand a volley of bullets, grenades and even bomb blasts [VIDEO]

Introducing the new custom-made armoured vehicle from Land Rover It may look like yet another 4×4, but Range Rover’s newest model is described as a ‘mobile fortress’. The armour-plated Sentinel… Read more »

Twitter eyes higher revenue with ads service for Kenya

US social media website Twitter has set its eyes on Kenya’s businesses in a bid to boost its revenue by opening a platform for sponsored tweets. The self-service ads platform… Read more »

Lawyer packages traffic offences, penalties in app

After years of appearing in court to represent clients tangled in the crosshairs of traffic offences, 28-year-old lawyer Edwin Githinji Thiong’o has found another way to lend a hand. It… Read more »

Google eyes Kenyan market with low-cost smartphone

Global IT giant Google is set to launch a low-cost smartphone in the Kenyan market next month. The tech company in collaboration with Infinix Mobility plans to release the device… Read more »

US-based mobile shopping App begin operations in Kenya [VIDEO]

Plurro was launched in the US by Kim Muhota, a Kenyan serial entrepreneur, in 2013. He had previously built and sold financial services startup Pertuity. He’s a Wharton-schooled MBA holder…. Read more »

After leaving his 9-5 job, this 31-year-old built a company that’s earned $1 million while he travels the world

Traveller, 31, earns $1MILLION and finds a glamorous girlfriend while exploring the world in style (and has advice on how you can do it, too) The concept of the American… Read more »

Why your internet connection is slow wherever you are in Africa

You might assume that if your favorite websites or videos take ages to load in Nairobi or Lagos, it’s because the local internet connection isn’t very good. But increasingly, you’d… Read more »

This 16-year-old hacked a printer to come up with a cheaper way to detect heart disease

Adriel Sumathipala is a self-described tinkerer. The 16-year-old says the trait runs in the family: His grandfather, who died of a heart attack before Sumanthipala was born, also loved to… Read more »

Traffic App Waze Launched in Kenya by Google and Safaricom

Safaricom has partnered with Google to launch an interactive mobile application that offers motorists access to accurate and real-time traffic information, based on crowd-sourced data from other road users. Waze… Read more »

It is a hackers’ paradise out there as Kenyans bare their all online

On a chilly Friday evening in August last year, Hughes Okinda walked into an ATM to withdraw some money before he could travel to his rural home. He walked into… Read more »