Mdundo Bets on Market Customisation, Data Consumption to Drive Subscription

Before the pandemic struck, African musicians mostly found success and fame through live performances, followed by radio spots and music festivals. Live performances offered a special thrill for music lovers, but they were also for a long time, one of the only avenues for selling music directly to their audience. However, as Africa’s mobile users found it easier to hold meetings, play games, view on-demand videos and listen to music via their internet-enabled phones the market dynamics shifted. Now at least 13 countries with mean mobile internet speeds of more…

OPPO Introduces The Find X5 – The Ultimate 5G Flagship With Set To Revolutionize Imaging

Oppo will bring to light another addition to its Find X Series, The OPPO Find X5. This flagship introduces an advanced camera system powered by MariSilicon X, the dedicated imaging Neural Processing Unit that supports 4K Ultra Night Video capabilities and more. At the back of the Find X5, there are three camera lenses, and they all serve a great purpose. There’s a triple camera system featuring a 50-megapixel primary, 50-megapixel ultrawide and a 13-megapixel telephoto 2x “optical zoom” camera. All three lenses feature PDAF (phase detection autofocus), and the…

Jiji Kenya Bags The Best Classifieds Award For The Third Time in a Row

Jiji, the biggest African marketplace platform, today announced that they have won the Best Classifieds Service Award. The honour came despite some stiff competition from many other classifieds and Jiji Kenya is once again proud to be maintaining its top position. The award was presented to them during the 4th Annual Kenya E-commerce Awards that was held in PrideInn, Westlands. Hailed as the “E-commerce highest honours in Kenya,” the Kenya E-commerce Awards, sponsored by Finserve, is the leading local awards organisation, honouring excellence in the e-commerce sector. They nominate and…

The Internet Society Pledges to Expand Internet Access in Africa

The Internet Society (ISOC) has called for accelerated action to further Internet development throughout the African region. This comes even as it emerged that there is still a coverage gap of over 840 million people who don’t have access to reliable and affordable Internet access across the continent. Dawit Bekele, Regional Vice President of the Internet Society in Africa who was speaking during the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) 2022 taking place in Kigali, Rwanda noted that under the theme “Connecting the unconnected to achieve sustainable development”, , lauded the…

Huawei pitches Kenyan universities to enhance investments in research, partnerships to drive innovation

 Huawei Technologies has urged Kenyan institutions of higher learning to raise the level of investment that they put into research and to build stronger, deeper private sector partnerships to grow the countries’ digital innovation pipeline. Speaking during this year’s Africa Division’s International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) Conference at Konza Technopolis, Huawei Kenya Vice Director for Programs Management, Maureen Mwaniki underscored the importance of Research and Development for the success of the Kenyan economy noting it urgently requires Kenyan universities and technical institutes to remarkably increase their degree of investment to deliver more…

Congo Airways hosts AFRAA Executive Committee and AFRAA CEOs Leadership Dialogues

Congo Airways hosted the AFRAA Executive Committee for its 186th meeting and the AFRAA CEO Dialogues in Kinshasa – the Democratic Republic of Congo in May 2022 respectively. At the Executive Committee meeting, the members received reports and deliberated extensively on the initiatives undertaken by the Secretariat during the first quarter of the year, the accomplishments of the AFRAA 2021-2025 Strategic Plan and priorities for the rest of the year. The meeting was chaired by Captain Pascal Kasongo Mwema – Congo Airways CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee of…

Huawei steps up drive for local talent

Huawei Kenya today upped the tempo of absorbing more Kenyan technology professionals by kicking off its national recruitment drive as its business continues to grow requiring additional local talent. The firm announced that it had 35 positions on offer and a further 15 positions with its partners that will involve placing both interns and permanent staff. Speaking during this year’s edition of the annual Huawei Kenya Job Fair in Nairobi, Fiona Pan, the Huawei Eastern Africa Deputy CEO Public Affairs said that the ICT sector continues to register remarkable growth…

Most Recent LG Life-Enhancing Solutions Developed to Change People’s Lives and Businesses for The Better

Change is inevitable, it’s the only constant thing in life. In this regard, we have witnessed tens and tens of innovations over the last decade aimed at improving life and livelihood. While it’s been a good thing, this seems to be just the beginning. Today, for instance, many people are working from home and spending more time indoors. This means activities typically undertaken outside are now taking place in the comfort of home. Consumers are now going online to work (WFH), take classes, attend doctor appointments and carry out hobbies…

LG Electronics Hands Over Social Impact Projects to Nairobi, Kajiado and Kiambu Community Groups

LG Electronics has today handed over complete projects to three social groups from Nairobi, Kiambu and Kajiado counties that seek to solve their community’s most pressing needs. The three, Ghetto Evolve from Nairobi, The Eagles from Limuru and Mporokua Primary school emerged as the 2021 winners of the LG Electronics Ambassador Challenge that seeks to promote the growth and self-reliance of local communities. Giving his remarks during the handover ceremony, LG Electronics East Africa Managing director Sa Nyoung Kim said, “This initiative allows us to contribute to the sustainable development of…

Experiencing bespoke Dubai itineraries for first time visitors

Planning for your first visit to Dubai?   Well, travelling to Dubai has just got a lot simpler thanks to the Dubai Experience platform launched by Emirates airline.   First time visitors can now use the intuitive Dubai Experience  platform to create and book their own customised itineraries right from the flights, hotel stay, visits to key attractions, dining and leisure experiences.   Starting from as little as Kshs KES 3,615 per person, the activities range from sports, adventure, culture, heritage, spa, relaxation, art and entertainment.   Emirates Kenya Country…