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Instagram Unveils ‘Story Archive’ Feature That Allows Users To Save Stories Beyond 24 Hours

Instagram users can now go down memory lane. The App now has a Story Archive feature that allows its users save their stories after the 24 hour window lapses. Only the user can access the archived posts. The best part is that one does not have to save...

Rwanda Set To Host Biggest E-learning Africa Conference Next Year

Rwanda, one of Africa’s most technologically ambitious countries is set to host e-Learning Africa next year and the organizers are predicting the biggest conference in the event’s 13-year history. E-learning Africa 2018 will take place from 26 - 28 September in Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali, which has gained...

Jamii Launches Faiba 4G Mobile, Offers Free Voice Calls and Cheap Data Bundles

Jamii Telecommunications Limited (JTL) has finally launched its Faiba 4G network as we predicted in August, ending months of tests and uncertainty on when the network would launch. The launch makes JTL the fourth mobile operator after Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom and causing jitters in the market. Most...

“Please Don’t Destroy Communication Masts Because of Politics” – Wangusi

Communication Authority has come out to urge the public not to destroy communication infrastructure as it is going to affect the economy of the country. According to CA boss Francis Wangusi, there are increased incidences of attacks on communication masts by thugs, terrorists and political protestors in the...

WhatsApp Experiences Blackouts In Kenya, Various Parts Of The World

Kenyans across the country are in shock as they struggle to send and receive WhatsApp messages Friday morning. A large portion of the companies 1.3 billion users across the globe were also affected by the temporary blackout which took place shortly after 11 am EAT. Many users took to...

Government To Ban TV Companies From Importing Decoders

Starting January, 2018 the Government of Kenya will be initiating a ban on the importation of digital television decoders. The Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) issued a statement regarding the ban on importing  terrestrial and cable television decoders. “The importation into Kenya of cable or satellite receivers/decoders that do not comply...

Social Media Accounts of NASA Bloggers Hacked, Content Deleted

Social media accounts of opposition coalition - NASA - bloggers have been hacked and most of the content deleted, actions which is now being suspected to be implemented by Jubilee. According to the bloggers, the Facebook, Twitter and Gmail accounts of Dikembe Disembe, Phil Wesonga, Abdullahi Musa and...

WhatsApp Users Can Now Unsend, Delete Messages

WhatsApp instant messaging service has rolled out a new feature which many of its users have been eagerly awaiting. Users will now be able to unsend messages sent to a group or individual within seven minutes of sending the message. Those interested in deleting a message after sending will...

How Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom Have Shared Counties In Transmission Of Results

The long awaited presidential election is finally here and this time round the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is hoping to fix the mistakes of the August 8 election. The have acquired the assistance of mobile network operators Safaricom, Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya to help with...
Social Media

CA, NCIC Warn Social Media Users To Be Responsible Ahead Of Election

As the country gets set to take part in the re-run of the presidential elections on Thursday, October 26, the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) have issued a strong statement to social media users. The prolonged electioneering period has left several...




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