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Kenyan developers enticed to develop home-grown travel app in the Africa App Quest Competition

Kenyan developers will have the chance to win nearly Sh840,000 in the Africa App Quest, an initiative that challenges talented developers to build a home-grown travel app, specially designed for… Read more »

Two secondary school students set up first learning site @eMasomo

Two high school students have developed the country’s first interactive education-resource website, a platform for high school students. Brian Kirotich, 17, and Martin Siele, 18, both Form Fours at Alliance… Read more »

Google Kenya domain defaced by TiGER-M@TE

Internet users trying to access Google’s search engine on Monday morning quickly discovered the company’s local domain was compromised. A hacker, who identified himself as Bangladeshi, defaced the company’s… Read more »

Kenya native brings flair from home to Boston Waltham’s Moody Street area

Waltham’s vibrant Moody Street area now has one more shop adding to its diverse mix. Anthony Sankale, a native of Kenya, has recently opened a store selling hand-crafted products from… Read more »

Online War Erupts In Kenya After Peaceful Vote

Tribal lines are being drawn over who won Kenya’s presidential election. But unlike the bloody violence that scarred the country five years ago, this time the only fighting is online…. Read more »

Kenya election: Computer bug blamed for vote error

Kenya’s electoral commission has said that a computer bug is to blame for a large number of rejected votes in the tallying of the presidential election. Issack Hassan said the… Read more »

Kenya Elections 2013,Radio Coverage Now Available on Any Mobile Phone in US and UK

As Kenya prepares for one of the most important elections in its history – and one watched closely across the globe — AudioNow announced today a dozen radio stations in… Read more »

Kenyan tech firm takes business registration online

Registering a business has always been a daunting task, especially for those in upcountry since they not only have to travel to Nairobi but at times engage the services of… Read more »

Kenyan website helps readers buy and sell books

The book exchange and buying website,, was born out of necessity. Antony Chege, the owner of the site, remembers his sister trying to buy school books for her children… Read more »

Kenyan Techie turns animation hobby into commercial venture

Fatboy Animations 3D-artist Michael Muthiga at his Film Studios office. The self-taught animator is famous for creating Jamii Telecommunications Faiba advert Sometime in June last year, Michael Muthiga met the… Read more »

Nairobi City’s ICT status rises as icons come calling

Nairobi’s clout as the regional ICT innovation hub got a boost yesterday with IBM bringing its global senior managers for an interactive forum with more than 100 of Africa’s business… Read more »

Safaricom targets online shoppers with SA firm deal

Safaricom has taken its mobile money platform M-Pesa online in a deal that allows its 16 million users to pay for goods and services on the Internet. The telco has… Read more »

Japan online car dealer opens Nairobi office

A Japanese online car dealer has set up operations in Kenya, offering to protect local consumers from fraud that has seen some buyers pay for vehicles that are never delivered…. Read more »

Google’s Eric Schmidt Sees Nairobi as Africa’s Technology Leader

After a week of traveling around sub-Saharan Africa, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt saw what he thinks could be the continent’s technology leader: Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. “Nairobi has emerged as a… Read more »

Google Kenya launches elections hub

Google Kenya today launched an elections portal for voters, journalists and campaigners to easily track news, trends and information related to the March elections. The elections’ portal, is a hub of… Read more »