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  • IT News Africa: Huawei’s foldable phone will debut at MWC 2019
    03 Feb 2019 - Come with us to explore #ConnectingTheFuture LIVE from @MWC. Are you ready to reveal the unprecedented? #HuaweiMWC #MWC2019 pic.twitter.com/UllvyhBiVq — Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) February 1, 2019 Huawei is set to reveal its 5G foldable phone at Mobile World...
  • TechMoran: High Tech Gaming Gadgets Launching in 2019
    03 Feb 2019 - As an avid gamer, probably one of your resolutions for 2019 is to set your eyes on new games and new gadgets. Many shops are packed with new gadgets, while others are still waiting for high tech gaming gadgets to be launched.... The post High Tech Gaming Gadgets...
  • TechMoran: How to Find the Perfect Team for Your Startup
    03 Feb 2019 - The startup scene in Africa is blooming. In just the first half of the 2018 year, African startups secured $160 million in funding—more than all funds raised in 2018. Zimbabwe saw a rise in blockchain tech, while financial technology reigned supreme in... The post How...
  • Techweez: Eazzy Banking App Activation is Currently Out of Service
    02 Feb 2019 - Banking apps have been around for some time, and it is unlikely your financial institution of choice does not have one, or a way to get access to your account details via an internet connection. One of the most popular banking apps is Finserve-made Eazzy App, which,...
  • IT News Africa: LG sales soar in 2018
    02 Feb 2019 - LG sales soar in 2018. LG Electronics has announced record full-year revenues of KRW 61.3 trillion (USD 54.4 billion) in 2018, exceeding sales of 60 trillion for the second year in a row. Full-year profit of KRW 2.70 trillion (USD 2.40 billion) increased nearly 10...
  • IT News Africa: Survey reveals Kenya’s customer experience state in 2018
    02 Feb 2019 - Survey reveals Kenya’s customer experience state in 2018 Kenya’s second largest telco Airtel, Equity bank and pay TV service provider DSTV have emerged to be among major brands offering their customers remarkable services and satisfaction. In a recent...
  • TechArena: Lava Is the Latest Smartphone Manufacturer to Enter the Kenya Market
    02 Feb 2019 - Lava, an Indian phone manufacturer, has officially entered the Kenya market. The phone manufacturer officially introduced its affordable smartphone line to the country yesterday saying that this is part of its aggressive business expansion in international markets....
  • IT News Africa: 2018 saw a drastic drop in smartphone market – report
    02 Feb 2019 - 2018 saw a drastic drop in smartphone market – report 2018 was “the worst year ever for smartphone shipments,” according to the research firm IDC. The survey further states that worldwide handset volumes declined 4.1 per cent in 2018 to a total of 1....
  • Techweez: Lava Iris 51 Price and Specifications in Kenya
    01 Feb 2019 - Lava Iris 51 is a compact 5″ smartphone powered by Android 8.0 Oreo (Go Edition) and comes with 1 GB RAM. The Lava Iris 51 has 8 MP rear camera and 5 MP selfie shooter. Here are its other specifications: Read On Web → Lava Iris 51 Price and Specifications in...
  • Techweez: Lava Iris 42 Price and Specifications in Kenya
    01 Feb 2019 - Lava Iris 42 is a compact smartphone from Lava International. Coming in at 5″ and it’s a Dual SIM phone that supports 3G connectivity. It also packs a 2000mAh battery. Here are its other specifications: Read On Web → Lava Iris 42 Price and Specifications...
  • Techweez: Lava Z50 Pro Price and Specifications in Kenya
    01 Feb 2019 - Lava Z50 Pro is another budget 4G smartphone from Lava International. The phone also gets a relatively massive battery as compared to its regular version which had 2000mAh battery capacity. The Lava Z50 Pro packs 2500mAh battery. The phone also comes with Android Oreo...
  • Techweez: Huawei Teases Foldable 5G Phone to Be Revealed this Month
    01 Feb 2019 - Whether you like it or not, fold-able phones seem to be all the rage this year and it seems Huawei is joining the fun from a tweet posted today. From the tweet, the graphic presented shows a smartphone-looking device that has a significant arch at the middle, which...
  • Techweez: Lava Z1 Price and Specifications in Kenya
    01 Feb 2019 - The Lava Z1 is another smartphone from Lava International. The phone like the Lava Z92 comes with a notch too. Here are its other specifications: Read On Web → Lava Z1 Price and Specifications in Kenya
  • Techweez: Lava Z92 Price and Specifications in Kenya
    01 Feb 2019 - Lava Z92 is the latest smartphone among the phones Lava International is launching for the Kenyan Market. The phone picks on the notch trend as the Lava Z92 comes with one. The Lava Z92 also comes in 19:9 aspect ratio. Here are its other specifications: Read On Web →...
  • IT News Africa: Airtel Africa receives $200 mln investment from Qatar
    01 Feb 2019 - Airtel Africa receives $200 mln investment from Qatar (Credit: Steve Jurvetson/flickr.) Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of Indian telecommunications company Bharti Airtel which services 15 African countries, will receive an investment of USD 200 million from the Qatar...
  • TechArena: Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 Unboxing and First Impressions
    01 Feb 2019 - The latest smartphone to launch in Kenya is the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019. This phone was officially launched yesterday and is currently available on pre-order through Jumia and offline retail stores. The Y7 2019 replaces the Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 that we reviewed last year...
  • Techweez: Lava Enters Kenyan Market With a Long Lineup of Affordable Smart and Feature Phones
    01 Feb 2019 - Sometime in 2018, Indian phone manufacturer Lava International revealed a plan to officially avail its phones in the country. Well, that day is finally here as the company’s hold in the Kenyan market has been finalized. Lava manufactures low-cost feature and...
  • Techweez: Lava Z81 Price and Specifications in Kenya
    01 Feb 2019 - Lava Z81 is among the latest phones that are slated to launch in Kenya by Lava Technologies. The Indian technology company already has a presence in other African countries including Egypt and Ghana and wants to expand to more countries in Africa. Here are the...
  • Techweez: Apple Flexes Muscles on Facebook, Google over Data Privacy. We Should Be Worried
    01 Feb 2019 - Apple experienced the FaceTime bug early this week and hot on the heels of this discovery, the Cupertino based company was eager and quick to defend their integrity and to assure its consumers they take their privacy seriously, they decided to go after tech giants...
  • IT News Africa: EU praises Uganda’s executive decision
    01 Feb 2019 - Uganda Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo On Tuesday, January 28, the Ugandan government announced the joined partnership with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a move it said would improve accountability in the management of natural...
  • How We Made It: Africa Deal Roundup: 10 notable African private equity and VC investments in January
    01 Feb 2019 - Africa's private equity and venture capital fund managers have been off to a flying start in 2019.
  • IT News Africa: Nairobi-based colocation expands data centre footprint
    01 Feb 2019 - Nairobi-based colocation expands data centre footprint Nairobi-based colocation data centre provider icolo.io has implemented state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions in announcing the commencement of their second data centre in Nairobi – this follows...
  • IT News Africa: Applications for DFS Lab’s Mojaloop Fintech Hackathon are open
    01 Feb 2019 -   Applications for DFS Lab’s Mojaloop Fintech Hackathon are open Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab) has announced it is hosting a hackathon in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from April 8 to 12. The Hackathon will offer participants an in-depth look at ...
  • TechMoran: Huawei Y5 Lite Review; Budget Smartphone with 18:9 display
    01 Feb 2019 - Technical specifications of Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) Price: Kes. 9,300.00Model: Y5 Lite 2019 CPU: Quad-Core 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53Chipset: MediaTek MT6739GPU: PowerVR GE8100, 570 MHzCamera: 8 Megapixel with Single-LED Flash and AF Rear Camera; 5 Megapixel Front...
  • IT News Africa: How the shift to cloud impacts all IT markets
    01 Feb 2019 - How the shift to cloud impacts all IT markets Through 2022, growth in enterprise IT spending for cloud-based offerings will be faster than growth in traditional (non-cloud) IT offerings, making cloud computing one of the most disruptive forces in IT markets since the...
  • TechArena: Smart Viewing with LG 8K AI Television
    01 Feb 2019 - You’re all geared up for Africa cup of nations –or, if football isn’t your thing, maybe you’re anticipating the IAAF world championships. Either way, you have your pizza, your beer, or you’re brand-new, beautiful OLED TV.  But is that OLED...
  • Capital Tech: Facebook at 15: a titan with grown-up woes
    01 Feb 2019 - Fifteen years after its founding, Facebook has made strides toward Mark Zuckerberg’s goal of connecting the world. But it has also made some huge missteps that have turned some of its cheerleaders into vocal detractors. The online social network founded on...
  • TechArena: The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 Specifications and Price in Kenya
    01 Feb 2019 - The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 is the latest smartphone from the company to be launched in Kenya. The phone is available for Ksh 17,999 and is the successor to the Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 that we reviewed last year. You can get this phone from Jumia and from most offline...
  • Techweez: Kenya Government Forms Taskforce to Aid Access of State Information
    01 Feb 2019 - In coming days, access to crucial government information will be much easier thanks to a newly appointed taskforce of 15 people that will ensure the service is rendered seamlessly. This development was made official yesterday when the Cabinet Secretary for ICT Joe...
  • IT News Africa: Ericsson lays out vision for cellular IoT
    01 Feb 2019 - Ericsson lays out vision for cellular IoT. (Image Credit: http://www.craigholmes.com). Ericsson has on Thursday, 31 January 2019, unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT and launched new solutions that will enable service providers to address a larger...

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