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#broOcholla: Kenyans on Twitter take goofy Bro Ocholla to ‘cloud 9’

It’s a WhatsApp conversation that started with a message of goodwill to Fred and Marion, who were celebrating their anniversary before the conversation went south. Two members in the group… Read more »

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 »

IBM Research Launch project in Mombasa County, Kenya using technology to improve understanding of educational challenges in schools

IBM Research – Africa and RTI International forge partnership for data-driven development RTI International  a leading nonprofit research institute – and IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) Africa research lab have announced a… Read more »

Star-up that turns you into your own insurance broker in Kenya

When it comes to buying insurance in Kenya, the consumers have often been left at the mercy of brokers in striking good deals. As a result, the brokers who are… Read more »

The State of Blogging and Social Media in Kenya 2015

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) on Tuesday 16th June released ‘The State of Blogging & Social Media in Kenya 2015 Report’ which was launched by Cabinet Secretary for ICT… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Kenyan blogger and activist wins Google Africa competition

Kenyan blogger Sitawa Wafula has emerged one of the five winners of the Google Africa competition Africa Connected. Ms Wafula, a rape survivor who is both epileptic and bipolar, says… Read more »

Girl costs father $80,000 with ‘SUCK IT’ Facebook post

The former head of a private preparatory school in Miami, Florida is out an $80,000 discrimination settlement after his daughter boasted about it on Facebook. Patrick Snay, 69 — the… Read more »

Juliana Rotich named one of the Ten digital social innovators to watch

Many innovations tackling societal problems have developed online. Jon Kingsbury and Peter Baeck highlight rising stars What is digital social innovation? The internet is playing an ever-increasing role in how… Read more »

The 50 Best Kenyans to Follow on Twitter

Whether you are a Twitter newbie or pro, what you need is a curated list of modest people to follow. From politicians to celebrities, we endorse 50 best ‘tweethearts’ to… Read more »

Rare $50000 Twitter username stolen

The owner of the Twitter username @N claims it has been stolen from him by a hacker. Naoki Hiroshima, a software developer from California, has had the Twitter handle @N… Read more »