Jumia Scamming Kenyans with the Ksh.5 Samsung Galaxy S8

Well,every Kenyan citizen or at least most of us Kenyans who are quite active on social media are aware that jumia,the largest African online store is selling out one Samsung smartphone (Galaxy S8) each day for Ksh.5..($0.05) Yeah you heard that right……….. Ksh.5..($0.05) Have you ever imagined buying a phone… let alone a smartphone….a simple kabambe phone for ksh.5!!… Didn’t think so Kenyans have decided to visit jumia every day at 8am to get a portion of this amazing gift but whether the phone is actually there remains a mystery.…

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Google’s internet company to get headquartered in Nairobi

CSquared, a google internet company will be setting up its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The company comes in with cumulative capital commitments of up to $100 million(Ksh 10 billion) thanks to a joint venture by Google, Convergence Partners, International Finance Corporation (IFC), and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. The companies have signed an agreement to invest in the broadband infrastructure company which is currently focused on building wholesale metro fiber optic networks to enabling internet access in Africa. CSquared has operational networks in Uganda and Ghana and plans to deploy networks…

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Kenya’s #TextingYourEx just got hillarious on Twitter

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Ok if you’ve been on twitter recently, you’ll have notice that a promoted #TextingYourEx trending like no man’s business. I actually have no problem with this particular hash tag….my only concern is that I don’t understand what that hash tag is all about. Personally,texting my Ex is a No No for me. I mean shoot me coz i ain’t texting my Ex at all at all. I’ve collected some tweets below as Kenyans express their thoughts on this particular topic. Some are just hilarious I can’t stop laughing 😂

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Kenya’s betting craze among the youth now a problem

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Last updated on June 1st, 2017 at 10:41 pmKenya has the third highest internet penetration of any country in Africa. Of an estimated 48 million people, 31 million Kenyans are estimated to have access to the internet but how does that tie into Kenya’s gambling problem? The country which contributes 9.5% of Africa’s total internet usage, surpassed only by Egypt and Nigeria is also home to the third-largest gambling market in Africa. Whereas, smartphones and internet capabilities are revolutionising African businesses and making room for innovation on the continent, one…

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The Gionee S10 has four cameras and looks exactly like an iphone

First things first, it’s pronounced as jo-nee , yes, like Yemi Alade’s missing Johnny. Anyway, Gionee have announced a new phone and as much as it might never make it to your home market, here’s the reason to pay attention to it; the device has four cameras! Despite looking like an iPhone 7 aesthetically, including the antenna lines, Gionee claims that their new flagshi,the S10 is an innovative product. We’ll let you be the judge of that. The Gionee S10 comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a Mediatek Helio P25…

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Kenyan president gives vote of confidence to Huduma card

Last updated on May 24th, 2017 at 09:21 amThe Kenyan Government has provided a vote of confidence in the implementation of the Huduma Card in the country, and its role in driving financial inclusion. The announcement was highlighted during the 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, and is in line with the events focus on showcasing how Africa is ensuring its citizens are empowered through inclusion. Research done by the World Bank indicates that financial inclusion is progressing well in Kenya, where 75 percent of adults have an account…

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Whatsapp users spend an average of 646 years on video calls

Last updated on May 24th, 2017 at 09:22 amWhatsApp’s over one billion users spend over 340 million minutes on video calls every day on the app – the equivalent of 646 years. The company announced this recently, revealing that 55 million video calls go through on the service each day. India is the country with the highest number of minutes spent on video calls at 50 million, the equivalent of over 95 years. WhatsApp first launched the beta version of video calling in May last year and made it available…

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Safaricom to allow users to send MPesa with no charges for 24 hours from midnight

Last updated on May 24th, 2017 at 02:25 pm“Following Monday’s system outage affecting a number of core services on our network, I am pleased to announce that all services are now fully restored. We had two traffic outlets which failed rapidly one after the other. In response, as a priority, the team very quickly started operating the affected functions from our redundant equipment in order to restore services. Although most customers could call, text and use data by noon and M-PESA by late afternoon yesterday, this work came to an…

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