Integrated Telecommunications solutions provider Telkom Kenya has moved to further raise the heat on the Kenyan mobile tariffs scene with the launch of three flexible tariff packages on its Orange Mobile . The three monthly prepaid tariff packages now branded as Bunda za Orange is geared at enhancing the Orange Niaje Tariff value by providing a range of benefits tailor made for specific.
A local film production company has embarked on a grueling journey to retrace the steps of the Mau Mau freedom fighters struggle and their collaborative interaction with the Indian dukawallahs. The more than Kshs 25 million feature film is the debut production of Wide Angle Visions, a local film production company and will feature Kenyan actors Tony Njuguna and Mehul Savani alongside.
The Ugandan government is now offering free land to investors with innovative information and communication technology business initiatives, as a way of encouraging investment in the ICT sector in Uganda. This is encouraging and follows the step US government giving special Visas to innovators. The senior investment executive at Uganda Investments Authority (UIA), Mr John Musajjakawa, urged.
Safaricom Unlimited internet offer which used to go for Ksh 999 for a period of 7 days, has ended but there is no word from Safaricom on that. This are the acts which amounts to conmanship to me. After contacting Safaricom CEO this morning, his answer was “There was an ending date as far as I know”.
Its not the story you get to hear much online or anywhere but when you get to hear it, its always about wars, famine and the leaders extending the begging bowl all over. That is changing as two very energetic TED Fellows from Africa. Sheila Ochugboju and Joshua Wanyama have started a Photo Blog which get to tell the Africa story through the powerful Camera Lens. The blog has varied stories.
Kenya’s Education minister, Sam Ongeri, on Tuesday releases the results of 330,000 candidates who sat 2009′s Form Four exams. Its that time when candidates who went through the KCSE exams will be able to check their exams through mobile phones and computers. The Kenya National Examinations Council plans to use an innovative system to make it easier, faster and cheaper for candidates.
The popular Zain Africa Challenge has made a come back to screens across the continent of Africa. The first ever televised international academic competition among students at African Universities from the leading universities in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia competed in the preliminary national tournaments to qualify to represent their countries.
Obama’s election as the first African-Amrican (or is it black American. Whoopi Goldberg refuses the African-American title saying she is fully American) has now inspired a new wave. It happened in Ukraine, Israel (yes thats one of the places Obama has least support) and now in Kenya. Newyouthful politicians who would like to have a shot at the race to Presidency have now started copying.
Now this is a very good story to those who are on Orange network and bought the Iphone and are supposed to be paying the Ksh 3,000 monthly fees. I talked to 3 clients who say that Orange Kenya is actually not interested in billing the clients and even if they dont pay, the service is never cut off. Now this is the part which should make Orange Kenya act. Apparently now the defaulters who.
According to Wall-street Journal, Twitter is expected to launch an Adwords like advertising service which will target searches in Twitter. The ads are also said to going to be 140 character long and will also be deployed in API based applications like Twitterfeed, Refollow and Seesmic. The revenue generated from such partnership will be shared between the application owners and Twitter. The.
Do you know when you really are desperate for a search engine to refine your searches to those relevant to you? Like when you are in Nairobi and you start searching for Pizza Joints and they show you those in New York? Now Google has simplified it for you. The blog post from Google reads: Starting today, we’ve added the ability to refine your searches with the “Nearby” tool.
This morning, MTN would neither confirm nor deny speculation that its group function plans to abandon SA in favour of Dubai, a location closer to its higher revenue earners. ITWeb is reporting that it has learned from several independent sources that the company plans to move its group operations out of the country and eventually delist from the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, leaving.
Google have today launched Google Maps domains in 30 African countries. Unfortunately the Google Maps for Africa blog hasn’t announced which 30 African countries have been given their own domains. http://maps.google.com.na/ Nambia http://maps.google.com.ng/ Nigeria http://maps.google.com.et/ Ethiopia http://maps.google.com.sl/ Sierra Leone http://maps.google.cg/ Congo, Republic of, http://maps.google.ci/.
Telecommunications solutions provider Telkom Kenya has moved to further stir the local residential fixed voice and data market with the launch of a new offer dubbed Surf & Talk. Styled as a bundled offering on internet and voice, the Surf & Talk offer will be available on Telkom Kenya’s Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) platform which enables faster data transmission.
The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, presented Mr. Samuel Poghisio, Minister for Information and Communications for Kenya, with the mobile industry’s prestigious annual Government Leadership Award. The Award recognises the leadership role played by Kenya in extending the benefits of mobile technology to more consumers by cutting tax.