Lack of CRB access has dipped digital lender’s monthly loans by half

Once vibrant digital lenders market segment is now facing uncertain future especially after they were denied access to credit reference bureaus. The move consequently meant they could not forward...

Safaricom rated the best network to make calls and data access by umlaut

Kenya’s largest mobile service provider – Safaricom has been ranked as the best network to make calls and access data in the country. The telco outpaced Airtel and Telkom to become the best network for calls and data by...

Kenyans still determined to spend on their loved ones despite pandemic, Mastercard report says

Rallying-up to the love month, a report by Mastercard indicates that Kenyans are still determined to fancy their loved ones with gifts despite the pandemic. A report detailed in Mastercard love index indicate that Kenyans spending on gifts for...

Kenya government, Stanbic and Microsoft partner to equip Kenyan businesses with digital skills

The Kenyan government alongside Stanbic Kenya Foundation and Microsoft have partnered to equip Kenyan businesses with digital skills needed to fill the gap within the market. The initiative is expected to impact more than 50,000 entrepreneurs, who have been...

Safaricom’s fair usage policy caps internet speeds for its home fibre customers

Just a few days after we lauded Safaricom for being considerate in more than doubling internet speeds for its home fibre customers, the telco’s fixed home data business is yet again in the news, but this time on the...

How to pay for your monthly Safaricom home fibre bill using MPESA

Now that Safaricom has almost doubled internet speeds for its home fibre customers, I’ve detailed a simple procedure that you can use to make those monthly payments. Customers can choose to either use a USSD code of better yet...

Kenya Power is set to install solar panels in private houses and office blocks

In a rather surprising but expected move, Kenya’s sole distributor of electricity – the Kenya power is set to enter the solar market. The parastatal which has enjoyed monopoly in the sector for years but faces a threat from...

How to change or set a unique notification sound for WhatsApp on an android phone

We recently wrote a guide on how iPhone users can set a unique tone for a specific WhatsApp group, today, we are going to...

How to check your data usage statistics on your phone from Safaricom’s Data Statement

Ever wondered how your bundles are used on your mobile phone? Safaricom has a new nifty feature that allows subscribers to get a data...

Safaricom home fiber customers receive speed upgrade, here are the new bandwidth speeds

Safaricom has increased home fiber internet speeds on its existing customers at the same rate as before. Customers on the low tier bronze package...

Digital lenders now restrict loan facilities to Kenyans with good repayment history

After the Central Bank of Kenya issued directives restricting unregulated digital mobile lenders from forwarding names of defaulters to credit reference bureaus, the sector...

Mastercard, UNICAF partner to offer learners in Africa 75 percent online scholarships

Mastercard and UNICAF have forged a partnership that will see cardholders in several African countries benefit from 75 percent scholarships on internationally recognized degree...

Safaricom adds Forward Travelers matatu’s to its cashless fare collection platform

Commuters plying Nairobi city using Forward Travelers Matatu’s will now pay for their fares through Lipa na Mpesa facility, after the Sacco partnered with...

Study finds 79 percent of Kenyans are shopping more online since the pandemic happened

According to a consumer study done by Mastercard, about 79 percent of Kenyans are now shopping online compared to pre-pandemic era. The statistics represents...