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  • Kenya's Star newspaper now available in digital format Lilian Mutegi

    Jul 22, 2014
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    The Star Newspaper has unveiled its digital edition that can be accessed on Android tablets, iPads, BlackBerry and PCs.

    To read Star ePaper editions, subscribers will be required to have an Adobe Flash Player Version 10 software and above installed in their computers...

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  • Applications open for online course on Internet Governance Stella Kaibung'a

    Jul 22, 2014
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    NEPAD to offer online course on internet governance.
    The NEPAD e-Africa Programme invites applications for an online training programme “Internet Governance in Africa – an Introduction”.

    The course will cover fundamental aspects of Internet Governance and Internet policy. These include actors and processes, infrastructure and broadb...

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  • Communication privacy under threat from Government Spy Agency Stella Kaibung'a

    Jul 22, 2014
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    Bill allowing NIS full access to citizens' private communication to be debated in parliament.
    The National Intelligence Service could soon have complete access to your mobile phone messages and emails if a Bill proposing the removal of a req...

    These new powers that the NIS could hold are likely to raise a public outcry as it will be seen to be violating citizen privacy. The Bill proposes...

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  • KDF Twitter account hacked again after restoration Lilian Mutegi

    Jul 22, 2014
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    Two hours after KDF Twitter account (@KDFinfo) was restored, the account was hacked into again with Anonymous (@Anonymous_0*03) taking the credit.

    The hackers also went ahead to hack Major Emmanuel Chirchir’s (@MajorEChirchir), the KDF spokesman's account again minutes after his account was re...

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  • First pan African Women-in-Tech meetup set for August Lilian Mutegi

    Jul 22, 2014
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    The first Pan- African Women in Tech meet-up is set to take place on August 2, 2014.

    The virtual event will be supported by simultaneous live viewing sessions in selected cities Uganda, South Africa and Ghana. The event is in recogn...

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  • Airtel now unveils Islamic Religious portal for Muslim subscribers Staff Writer

    Jul 21, 2014
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    Airtel recently introduced an Islamic Religious Portal where the Muslim can subscribe and access Qur’an recitations, receive prayer alerts and list...

    The Islamic Religious portal is a subscription service which offers religious nourishment through the phone for all Airtel subscribers of the Musli...

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  • Airtel Kenya hosts special Iftar at Nairobi's Jamia Mosque Staff Writer

    Jul 21, 2014
    Left to Right- Jamia Mosque Chairman Sheikh Mohammed Osman Warfa, Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi and Immam Sheikh Mohammed Swalihu
    (L-to-R): Jamia Mosque Chairman Sheikh Mohammed Osman Warfa, Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi and Immam Sheikh Mohammed Swalihu.
    Airtel Kenya yesterday hosted a special Iftar for the Muslim community at the Jamia Mosque in Nairobi Central Business District. The special event...

    The Iftar dinner was graced by Airtel Africa Executive Operations Director Christophe Soulet, Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi and Jamia Mosque ch...

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  • AMPION Venture Bus destined for DEMO Africa 2014, Lagos Staff Writer

    Jul 21, 2014
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    DEMO Africa just got better and more interesting after confirmation that the AMPION Venture Bus 2014 will land at the venue of the DEMO Africa even...

    The AMPION Venture Bus' journey to DEMO Africa will begin on September 19, 2014 in Abidjan. Over the next five days, Ampioneers will be travelling...

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  • Ericsson: Airtime can be used to boost uptake of mobile money services Staff Writer

    Jul 21, 2014
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    At a mobile money conference held recently in Johannesburg, Rajiv Bhatia, Ericsson head of mobile commerce sales for Emerging Middle East and Afric...

    Bhatia further explained that operators and financial institutions could replicate the loyalty programme of credit card providers, through the use...

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  • Microsoft’s MySkills4Afrika initiative seeks to spur Africa’s IT skills development Michael Ouma

    Jul 20, 2014
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    Participants at a MySkills4Afrika training session at iHub in Nairobi.
    Microsoft is on mission to address Africa’s IT skills shortage through its employee volunteer programme MySkills4Afrika which was launched in Febru...

    Kunle Awosika, Microsoft Kenya country manager said the programme is designed to enable Microsoft’s global employees – both technical and non-techn...

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  • It's a war of hack or be hacked in Gaza Baraka Jefwa

    Jul 20, 2014
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    On Monday July 14, the satellite feed of a TV Channel in Israel was hacked by Hamas. In response to this, on Thursday July 17, Israeli hackers took...

    According to an article by Hotforsecurity, a blog on computer security, Hamas took the responsibility for the hack that broadcasts frightful images...

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  • Huawei Ascend P7 to retail for Kshs 55,000 at Safaricom shops Lilian Mutegi

    Jul 20, 2014
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    The Ascend P7 (Photo: GSMArena).
    The recently launched Huawei Ascend P7 is set to retail at Kshs 55,000 from Safaricom outlets.

    Janet Atika, head of retail, Safaricom said during the launch of the Ascend P7 at Imax thanked Huawei for the partnership with Safaricom and contin...

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  • Kenya’s nine-member Universal Service board inaugurated Staff Writer

    Jul 18, 2014
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    FRONT ROW: CA Chairman Mr.Ngene Gituku,USAC chairperson Catherine Ngahu, ICT Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i, ICT PS Joseph Tiampati,CA DG Francis Wangusi. STANDING BACK ROW: Michael Maina Itote, Beatrice Gathirwa, John Njoroge, Nixon Mageka, Wilbert Kipsang’, Hellen Kinoti, Samuel Gitonga Mutungi, Wangiros James Long’ole, Kennedy Okong’o  ,Ken Nyaundi, Masaviru Rodah Awinja, Josephine Chepkurui Towett and Grace Munjuri.
    Kenya’s Universal Service Advisory Council (USAC) has been inaugurated by Dr. Fred Matiang’I, Cabinet Secretary, Information, Communications and Te...

    The USAC board members - who were appointed on May 9, 2014 for a 3-year term - are Catherine Ngahu (chairperson), Josephine Chepkurui Towett, James...

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  • Shuffle seeks $35,000 via Indiegogo to enable its iOS app go online Baraka Jefwa

    Jul 18, 2014
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    Shuffle, the mobile app that allows multiple phone numbers on a single mobile phone and creation of multiple email aliases as well as a simple way...

    The creator of Shuffle, who goes by the name of Craig, posted a message on Indiegogo, an international crowd funding site, looking for funding for...

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