Here’s How You Protect Your Twitter Account From Being Hacked

Yesterday, I noticed peculiar tweets trying to sell some product for Dr. Oz began appearing on my profile. Clearly, my account had been compromised by something since I wasn’t typing… Read more »

YouTube gives Kenyan beautician a new source of income [VIDEO]

An invitation to take part in creation of online content by a group of artists, turned into Kangai Mwiti’s big break – opening up her eyes to the plenty of… Read more »

Beware Keyloggers at Hotel Business Centers

The U.S. Secret Service is advising the hospitality industry to inspect computers made available to guests in hotel business centers, warning that crooks have been compromising hotel business center PCs with keystroke-logging malware in a bid… Read more »

Kenya tops Africa in backing the US spying on leaders

Kenya leads in a listing of African countries whose citizens accept American government spying on their leaders and on private citizens. Forty nine per cent of Kenyans interviewed in a… Read more »

3 official Government websites and KDF Twitter Accounts Hacked by Anonymous

Anonymous hacktivist managed to deface some government websites of Kenya as well Integrated Financial Management Information System of Kenya ““, Ministry of Immigration and Registration of Persons of Kenya “” and Reforms Kenya… Read more »

KDF and spokemans twitter accounts hacked and used to send abusive information

Kenya defence forces and spokesman’s twitter accounts have been hacked by group Anonymous. The group also hacked a government agent website. The official twitter account of KDF Spokesman Major Emmanuel… Read more »

Transit Cards to Replace Cash on Kenyan Minibuses Are a Hard Sell

On the gritty streets of this capital city, the battle for Kenya’s future may come down to Hitler versus Google. Hitler is a matatu, electric raspberry in color, one of… Read more »

African tech start-ups dream of Silicon Savannah

Young techies hunched over laptops in small offices across Africa want to create their own versions of California’s Silicon Valley and some are beginning to attract investors prepared to take… Read more »

Why Google Is So Interested In Kenya’s Transit System [VIDEO]

The thousands of graphics-covered minibuses called matatus that zip through Nairobi make up one of the largest (and liveliest) informal transportation systems in the world. This unregulated—some might say renegade—transit… Read more »

Kenyan Tech Startup BRCK Innovation Gets Sh105m Funding to assemble modems

Investors give Ushahidi founders Sh105m to assemble modems A Kenyan technology firm, BRCK, has secured Sh105.5 million ($1.2 million) from foreign investors to expand its local and international operations. BRCK… Read more »

Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

Safari the warrior crouches in the bush – a digitised heroine from the new mobile phone game “Afro Fighters” that its Nigerian creator hopes will soon rival the likes of… Read more »

Facebook is Kenya’s most used social media

Facebook remains the largest social media network in Kenya with 3.8 million users, a new report released yesterday shows. The State of Social Media in Kenya by the Digital Rand… Read more »

REPORT: The State of Social Media in Kenya

The first Kenyan Account on Twitter was was @kamuiri registered in 28th March, 2007, followed by @kenyamoto and @Sonnimuriuki in that order. The growth of Twitter peaked between 2012 &… Read more »

Ex-banker bets big on online directory of varsity courses in Kenya

For many young Kenyans, getting a well-paying job soon after completing college is the ultimate dream. It is even more enticing if the job is in a more developed economy… Read more »

Meet the man making $4m a Year from posting hilarious and often expletive-laden clips of himself playing video games on YouTube

Felix Kjellberg doesn’t play a very convincing megastar. The seemingly modest Swede avoids the spotlight, has no entourage and is uncomfortable with success. But put Mr. Kjellberg in front of… Read more »