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Instagram Launches TV Channel, As It Hits A Billion Users

Instagram has launched IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favoorite Instagram creators as it hit one billion monthly active users since its launch in 2010. The platform had 800 million users in September last year. The new channel will be accessible to users from...

Lawyers And Accountants Launch Platform To Help Citizens File Tax Returns

A clique of lawyers and accountants have launched Kenya’s first premium online tax website, Ushuru.co.ke, in a bid to ensure that every citizen is tax compliant. The site aims to lighten taxpayers burden, by making the process of filing their tax returns a little easier, which Kenyans have complained...

This Year’s TechCrunch Competition To Be Held In Lagos, Doors Open For Tech Enthusiasts

TechCrunch, in partnership with Facebook have chosen three locations across the globe to host the annual TechCrunch Competition for technological enthusiasts. Nigeria will be the second country to host the prestigious event for Sub-Saharan Africa after Kenya, which hosted last year’s event. In last year’s event, Nairobi-based e-logistics...

Kenyan Government Seeks to Tax Airbnb Use to ‘Support Tourism Promotion’

The Kenyan government through the tourism ministry is in touch with Airbnb, seeking to have the over 8,000 Kenyan establishments on the home sharing platform taxed. According to a source at the Tourism Ministry, the PS has already contacted the Airbnb headquarters and is talking to key personnel...
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HMD introduces Nokia 8110, a feature phone with smart phone capabilities

  HMD, the home of Nokia phones has re-introduced the ‘slider’ mobile phone in the market through a new model, Nokia 8110. The Nokia 8110 4G features intuitive tactile mechanics, with slide to answer and end calls, as well as a helicopter-style spin on its axis. “The Nokia 8110 4G...
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Samsung Unveils ‘Ultimate Squad’ Devices, Adds Signature Features To Cheaper Models

  Samsung Electronics on Monday unveiled the Ultimate Squad; four new devices that offer consumers varied smartphone experience, while meeting their practical needs. The devices; Galaxy J4, Galaxy J6, Galaxy J7 Duo and the Galaxy A6+ will deliver everyday convenience to the consumers, Head of Mobile Division at Samsung...
Geoffrey Mulei, Tanda CEO

Newly Developed Tanda Platform To Run Shops For Small-scale Retailers

Geoffrey Mulei, a young Kenyan entrepreneur aged 21 has developed an online platform that will make it easier to run a shop by allowing shop owners order and manage their inventories. Tanda, the new app, was launched after a four-month pilot with 200 kiosks spread across Kayole, Kawangware...
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Temporary Reprieve For Online Content Creators As Court Suspends Sections of Cyber Crimes Act

Justice Chacha Mwita has temporarily suspended 27 sections of computer and cyber crimes Act which was scheduled to take effect two weeks after the president assented to it on May 14. The Kenya bloggers association of Kenya, Article 19 and the Kenya union of journalists had said that...
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Nigeria’s AgriTech Startup, Peatuce Aims At Improving Local Food Trade Within Africa

A Nigerian AgriTech startup, Peatuce, is on a mission to improve local food trade within and across Africa from the ground up. Founded on February 1, 2018, the startup is set to improve the local food trade within and across Africa by increasing efficiency, service quality and enhancing...
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Instagram Users Elated Following The Introduction Of MUTE Feature

No need to hurt your friend's or family member's feelings on Instagram by unfollowing them, you can now simply use the MUTE button. Once the feature is made available, one can remove someone's photos, stories or both from your feed. The app previously made it possible for users to...

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