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Domains, Kenya

TESPOK now wants to manage KENIC

About a week ago, I received a press release, which I guess was widely circulated. It was from the Telecommunications Service Providers of Kenya, commonly known as TESPOK.  It was sent by the Access Kenya PR machine, maybe because Kris…

Kenya, Tech scene

Ndemo to advise Kenyan president on ICT

After the General Elections this year, there was much anticipation regarding the ICT docket; some wondered whether the Bitange Ndemo, former Permanent Secretary in Info Comm would become the new Cabinet Secretary or he would continue his role as PS….

Kenya

Digital Migration; business opportunities

Now that the earlier post has addressed the background of whole digital migration, it is better to explore opportunities. It is good to care about public good but if there is a way to benefit, I say take it. For…

Kenya

Digital Migration, the boring details

For the last 15 years, Kenya’s broadcast sector has enjoyed the benefits of liberalization; in the old times, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation had the monopoly but that changed around 1999. Capital Fm was the first Fm station in 1995 or thereabouts…

Kenya, Tech scene

M-PESA LAUNCHES ONLINE PAYMENT SERVICE

M-PESA, Safaricom’s flagship has launched its online payment service. Lipa na M-PESA online is a new service that will allow local traders to accept online payments for the purchase and sale of goods and services. Kenya has in recent times…

Africa

Africa’s ICT in the next 12 months

As we wind up the year 2013 and look forward to 2014 we can only hope that better things lay in wait for us here in Africa and more so in our ICT development. Nevertheless, it is not always wise…

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