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E-commerce firm Chinabuy enters Kenyan market

Chinabuy, an e-commerce company, has entered the local market with a promise to link local buyers to Chinese manufacturers and Chinese major online sites. The online shopping mall has an… 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 »

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 »

Kenya ranked 3rd in domain name registration in Africa

Kenya has been ranked third in domain-name registration in Africa after Egypt and South Africa. Mr Abdalla Omar, the general manager of the Kenya Network Information Centre (Kenic), said Kenya… Read more »

Lamudi reaps benefits of selling property online

The business of buying and selling property on online portals is so viable that the Managing Director of Lamudi Kenya Dan Karua will start playing golf soon. Dressed in black… Read more »

[VIDEO] Meet the 20-Year-Old Who Built a YouTube Product Review Empire

MARQUES BROWNLEE IS a YouTube sensation. The tech-review prodigy has 1.8 million subscribers—more followers than Kanye West, Marvel, or Disney Animation. Under the username MKBHD, he tests everything from cameras… Read more »

Forget the tabloids! Here are Kenya’s best bloggers

Owing to the digital revolution that has brought forth the blogging era, more people have the chance to express themselves online and communicate with their growing legion of fans. It… Read more »

Kenya Bloggers foresee brighter future, call on government to connect remote areas

Ahead of the Kenya Blog Awards, The Bloggers Association of Kenya ( BAKE) has called on the government to speed up the last mile internet connection to enable people create… Read more »

Online house hunters value secure neighbourhoods in Kenya

With 26.1 million Kenyans now online, the internet offers a great platform for real estate agents, sellers, landlords and potential tenants to transact business. Data on internet searches to rent,… Read more »

New Kenya Tourism Directory to list all tourism products

An online platform listing all credible tourism products in Kenya has been launched. Dubbed Tourism Product Directory, the platform will be hosted on the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) website: Magical… Read more »

Your tender deal may be only a click away

Julius Munene and David Kimari are the great minds behind Tender Soko Company, an online publisher that makes it easier for clients to access tenders.  Being Information Technology graduates from… Read more »

Uhuru directs State firms to place all their adverts on digital outlets

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed government institutions to shift from advertising using the traditional media to digital platforms. This is likely to hurt the revenues of local news outlets. The… Read more »

Housing agents may soon be obsolete if online property searches take off locally

Technology enthusiasts have predicted doom for agents in various towns who earn from Kenyans searching for property. They argue that in a few years to come, technological advancement will make… Read more »

New online shop takes Kenya handicraft to the global market

Online marketing has gathered pace in Kenya in the past few years with websites such as Rupu and Jumia showcasing a wide variety of products. But websites specifically marketing and… Read more »