The 9-year old Stephene Wamukota who with his invented hand-washing machine. PHOTO/NTV KENYA
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Handwashing Innovative Boy to Land Wangamati’s Scholarship

(MEDIA: The 9-year old Stephen Wamukota who with his invented hand-washing machine. PHOTO/NTV KENYA) Governor Wangamati on Saturday committed to scout for a special school that will help nurture the creative talent of Stephen Wamukota, the nine-year-old who grabbed national headlines for pioneering a home-made hand-washing and sanitizer-dispensing machine Speaking at Mukwa Vocational Training Centre, […]

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Safaricom customers will buy and pay 20 bob daily for these phones

Telecommunication company Safaricom on Wednesday announced plans to give customers phones, after which they will be paying partially at Ksh. 20 bob daily. This was revealed on Wednesday, when the company was announcing their Full Year 2019/20 Financial Results which was streamed live on their official Youtube page. The company’s Chief Executive Officer Peter Ndegwa […]

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Safaricom CEO Peter Ndengwa announces plans to focus on agriculture

Safaricom Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Ndegwa has announced plans of the telecommunication company to invest in agriculture and boost food security. This was revealed on Wednesday, when the company was announcing their Full Year 2019/20 Financial Results which was streamed live on their official Youtube page. According to Ndengwa, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought […]

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Details of the Ksh. 1.1 Million Machine America Has Given Kenya  For Security

The Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Kenya on Tuesday received security help from a US-based company, after being voted as the second-best forensic unit in a competition run by Sumuri, an American software company that deals with high-end forensic software. Making the announcement, DCI stated that the help of Talino Forensics Workstation would go a […]

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How users will earn money as Telegram announces Ksh. 46 Million for content creators

Social media giants Telegram have announced that they will be awarding 400, 000 Euros (Ksh. 46 million) to content creators who will be setting up educational tests. The announcement was made on Friday, 24th April, as the a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service celebrated a record of over 400 million users per […]

Bishop Philip Kitoto of Kenya Assemblies of God conduct an online Church Service on TV47. Churches and schools have considered using technology to convey lessons. IMAGE/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS.
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Bridging the Technology Gap: A Race for Schools and Churches Alike

MEDIA: Bishop Philip Kitoto of Kenya Assemblies of God conduct an online Church Service on TV47. Churches and schools have considered using technology to convey lessons. IMAGE/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS. Life will never be the same again, even after the discharge of the last patient of the #coronavirus disease. One of the marked changes will be the […]

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Telegram introduces ‘chat folders’ feature to help users manage their messages easily

Social media app Telegram on Monday announced the  introduction of a new ‘chat folders’ feature, which will now help it’s users to manage their messages easily. With many people currently locked down in their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic, the feature, according to Telegram, will mostly help employees who are working from home and […]

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It will cost you between Ksh. 100k- 160k for newly launched Samsung Galaxy S20

Samsung has launched new phone models for this year, which include the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra. The phones will cost between $1,000 (Ksh. 100,000) and $1,599.99 (Ksh. 160,000) with pre-orders starting on 21st February, before official release to the market on March 6th. One of the key features notable in […]

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DCI reveals 6 important ways to avoid fraudsters when buying online goods

The Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in conjunction with the Communications Authority of Kenya, has revealed 6 important ways in which Kenyans can avoid fraudsters when buying online goods. In an advisory statement made through the National Computer Incident Response Team Coordination Centre (National KE-CIRT/CC), it has been established that many Kenyans have fallen victims […]

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Messaging App WhatsApp Goes Down as Users Report Outage

Whatsapp is down for users around the world due to a major outage. Hundreds of people reported problems with the popular messaging app on Sunday morning, though WhatsApp is yet to publicly acknowledge the issue. Website health tracker Down Detector recorded troubles with sending and receiving messages on WhatsApp. Europe is the worst affected region, […]