AU's cyber security convention of little consequence

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Cyber convention of little
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Tuesday, Jul 17th

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Kenya looks to lead African Telecommunications Union

Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) exec to stand for election as Secretary-General.

Kenyans warned of spike in Wangiri Fraud calls

Kenyans warned of spike in Wangiri Fraud calls

Cybersecurity Association says the rise in incidents over the past month is due to a lack of information among citizens.

Kenya calls for East to toughen up on SIM card registration

Kenya calls for East to toughen up on SIM card registration

ICT Cabinet Secretary says stricter application of laws across the region will promote safe use of technology.

Some ride-hailing drivers use tech to defraud customers

Some ride-hailing drivers use tech to defraud customers

Driver partners affiliated to Uber and Taxify are accused of manipulating the system to cash-in on unsuspecting customers.

Kenya introduces 'robin hood' tax on mobile money transfers

Kenya introduces 'robin hood' tax on mobile money transfers

Government looks to Treasury to increase tax to 12%, says revenue will go towards healthcare.

Kenya's govt urged to consult on transport tech innovation

Kenya's govt urged to consult on transport tech innovation

Lack of public engagement impacts negatively on adoption in critical industry warn experts.

Kenya sets aside US$30 million for connectivity projects

Kenya sets aside US$30 million for connectivity projects

USF moves into second phase, initiates open tender on potential service providers.

Safaricom deepens interest in social media, e-commerce

Safaricom deepens interest in social media, e-commerce

Telco looks to broaden its offering, integrate platforms to establish early lead in what analysts describe as a potentially high-value market segment.

Samsung launches mid-level smartphones in Kenya

Samsung launches mid-level smartphones in Kenya

Company releases four new devices to fight off local market competition.

Blockchain-based community currencies to launch in Kenya

Blockchain-based community currencies to launch in Kenya

Bancor is seeding the initial currencies by contributing capital generated from its US$153 million token sale in June 2017.

Telkom Kenya stretches 4G network to cover 30 sites

Telkom Kenya stretches 4G network to cover 30 sites

Telco says the addition of new locations is part of network modernisation programme that includes improvements to 3G connectivity.