Ushahidi’s BRCK Wants To Be Your Backup Generator For The Internet

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

You know those times when you have to watch YouTube videos and tweet work through the night. Then our friends at NEPA decide to do what they know…

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Mocality Announces Final Closure For The 28th Of February

Monday, February 18, 2013

Just like we reported in January, business listing service Mocality has confirmed that it will be shutting down operations on its Kenyan and Nigerian sites. They made the…

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BREAKING: MIH To Shutdown Mocality Kenya And Mocality Nigeria

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Reports say MIH Internet Africa is planning to shutdown its business listing service – Mocality. The closure involves Mocality’s Kenyan and Nigerian websites. The websites and…

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Global Mobile Penetration Rate Crosses 75 Percent

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
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A new World Bank paper reports that over three-quarters of the world population has a mobile connection. The total mobile subscription stands at over 6 billion – a…

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GMail SMS Now Open To Nigeria, Kenya And Ghana: How To Setup In 5 Steps

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Google has announced via its Google Africa Blog that it has opened GMail SMS to Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana on all mobile telecom operators. GMail SMS works on…

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Google Funds Kenya’s iHub And KENET With Over $300,000

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Google has announced Sh28million (about $320,000) in funding for Kenya’s first tech innovation hub, iHub. Some funding also goes to the Kenya Education Network (KENET). Google has been…

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Airtel Kenya Returns To Unlimited Data, Drop’s Prices

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

After launching Airtel’s 3.75G services in Kenya, the company took away unlimited data plans for the country. Airtel Kenya has brought back unlimited data and has even dropped…

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Two Years Of Kenya’s iHub [INFOGRAPHIC]

Friday, March 23, 2012
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Founded two years ago, Kenya’s iHub in Nairobi has become an influence in technology in East Africa. The iHub is home to a large number  of Kenya’s young, technology…

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ForgetMeNot Partners With iHub And Safaricom In SMS Apps Challenge

Friday, February 24, 2012
Apps Challenge

ForgetMeNot Africa has partnered with Kenya’s iHub and Safaricom Kipokezi in an Application Challenge for Developers to create new SMS-based applications or games using the ForgetMeNot Africa Optimiser…

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Google Doodle Celebrates Kenya-Uganda Railway

Monday, December 19, 2011

Today’s Google Doodle in Kenya and Uganda celebrates the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Kenya-Uganda railway. The doodle can be viewed at and is an…

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