DFA expands to Zim.

DFA expands
to Zimbabwe

Moves comes amid
acquisition rumours.

ITWeb Africa

Wednesday, Jun 20th

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.

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.

OTT services stir up mixed feelings in Kenya

OTT services stir up mixed feelings in Kenya

CTO Secretary-General gathers input from market ahead of comprehensive report scheduled for release in mid-June.

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.

Stale regulation blocking 'finnovation' in Africa warn experts

Stale regulation blocking 'finnovation' in Africa warn experts

Market in which IPOs are too regulated and ICO are not at all is a threat to investors.

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.

Kenya suspends sections of cybercrime law

Kenya suspends sections of cybercrime law

Lobby groups, including Bloggers Association and Union of Journalists, successfully petition the court.

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.

Kenya calls for regulation of fintech lenders

Kenya calls for regulation of FinTech lenders

The country's finance ministry introduces a Bill that will see the regulation of the country's fintech companies.

Kenyan banks rush to keep up with innovation

Kenyan banks rush to keep up with innovation

Service providers adopting new tech platforms in a bid to remain relevant, meet customer demand.

SIM card registration fight flares up in Kenya

SIM card registration fight flares up in Kenya

Regulator accuses telcos of flouting law.