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  • Oracle to sponsor Forbes Africa 2014 'Person of the Year' awards Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 24, 2014
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    Oracle is set to sponsor Forbes Africa's 'Person of the Year 2014' awards to be held on December 4, 2014 at Capital Club in Nairobi.

    Other sponsors include, Investec and Chivas Regal. The three sponsors were revealed when Forbes Africa announced it had narrowed down its nominees...

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  • Microsoft to continue using Nokia brand on entry-level phones John Ribeiro

    Oct 24, 2014
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    Microsoft will continue to sell low-end phones with the Nokia brand and has licensed the brand for these type of devices.

    The company is meanwhile preparing to roll out its new Microsoft Lumia brand, Tuula Rytilä, senior vice president of marketing for phones at Micros...

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  • Nigeria's Genevieve Nnaji to unveil fashion line via Jumia Nigeria Baraka Jefwa

    Oct 23, 2014
    St Genevieve now on Jumia
    St Genevieve now on Jumia
    Nigeria’s popular actress Genevieve Nnaji and Jumia Nigeria have partnered to launch the new collection of St Genevieve, exclusive to Jumia in Nige...

    The new collection showcases the fashion sense and 'Red Carpet' style. The collection is themed around pieces from chic to formal to casual with p...

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  • Safaricom launches third annual Sustainability Report Stella Kaibung'a

    Oct 23, 2014
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    Bob Collyomore, CEO, Safaricom at a past event
    Safaricom has launched its third sustainability report.

    The report provides a consolidated view of the telecom firm’s strategy and operations, reinforcing its vision of being a responsible business in ar...

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  • Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones to UN to support fight against Ebola Staff Writer

    Oct 23, 2014
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    GALAXY S3 Neo
    Samsung has announced that the company – through its global headquarters in Seoul, Korea – will donate 3,000 smartphones, worth about US $ 1 millio...

    The smartphones, to be donated through the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs (OCHA), will be used in the Humanitarian Con...

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  • Jovago records 5,000 personally verified hotel listings in Nigeria Baraka Jefwa

    Oct 23, 2014
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    Marek Zmyslowski, MD, Jovago.com.
    Jovago recently reported a rocketing of hotel listings on its website. In 15 countries across Africa, Jovago has now personally verified 5,000 hote...

    Started in August 2013, Jovago.com- an African online hotel booking platform- r has grown rapidly to become the hotel booking platform with the la...

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  • HP delivers threat protection to US academic institutions Baraka Jefwa

    Oct 22, 2014
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    HP recently announced that academic institutions are leveraging its TippingPoint network security solutions to help prevent and immediately block c...

    The institutions including Loyola University Chicago, California's Irvine Unified School District and Illinois' Collinsville Community Unit School...

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  • Apple Pay finally goes live Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Apple Pay, the new mobile payment system from Apple, went live on Monday.

    The new mobile payments system for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be up and running following the release of a software update for Apple's iOS mobile...

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  • Jovago, UNICEF partner to enhance infant registration in Africa Lilian Mutegi

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Jovago.com - an online hotel booking company- and UNICEF have launched a partnership with the aim of ensuring official birth registration of every...

    Jovago supports UNICEF’s “Passport to Protection” initiative. This programme advances child protection by registering children with Birth Certifica...

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  • ZTE ranked #1 in global FTTH, CPE shipments in second quarter of 2014 Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
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    ZTE Corporation has been ranked first in global FTTH (fibre to the home) CPE (customer premises equipment) shipments in second quarter of 2014 with...

    According to Ovum’s 2014 Infonetics Market Forecast report, global broadband CPE sales in 2014 Q2 reached a value of US $2.556 billion, declining 1...

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  • Orange’s Ziada reward scheme now extended to corporate clients Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
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    Orange has extended its loyalty programme to cover corporate clients. Dubbed Corporate Ziada, the reward scheme allows a corporate entity to earn a...

    Corporate entities that have signed up to any of the products and solutions offered by Orange need not apply to join since they will be automatical...

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  • M-Net Edge susbscribers to access HBO content Staff Writer

    Oct 21, 2014
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    DStv’s new premium channel, M-Net Edge, is set to be the future home of HBO in Africa. This follows the signing of a deal between M-Net and the US...

    When M-Net Edge launches on DStv's channel 113, the HBO classic The Sopranos will be a fixture on the schedule on weekdays at 22:00 CAT, while view...

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