Ken on 28th Jun

Facebook has really evolved over the years. New features are being introduced regularly; From smileys, to Follow button, to hash tags.As Facebook comes up with new features and does away with others, one has stood the test of time; Facebook Pages.In Kenya, Facebook pages have proved to be quite popular, with some performing particularly well in the...

Ken on 24th Jun

Safaricom recently launched a free internet services in select public service vehicles within Nairobi, dubbed ‘Vuma Online’. Passengers with smartphones will be able to access the internet as long as they’re inside any of the pilot vehicles. For a start, the giant service provider has installed equipment in just a few vehicles in...

Ken on 24th Jun

Airtel Kenya has reintroduced their unlimited internet plan, three months after it was terminated. In March this year, Airtel replaced the unlimited plan with what it called “Blaze” bundles. These were simply set bundles with expiry periods ranging from 1 day to 1 month. It would seem subscribers did not receive them well. This time however,...

Ken on 11th Jun

SOUTH Africa appears to be losing its status as the preferred investment destination on the continent for international technology companies. That honour, increasingly, is going to Kenya, which may be on the cusp of a technology-fuelled era of economic growth.When apartheid ended in 1994, there was a flood of investment into South Africa by technology...

Ken on 03rd Jun

[Photo||Robert Alai] Controversial blogger Robert Alai has admitted that the frequent court cases have taken a toll on his finances.The common denominator among Alfred Mutua, Francis Kimemia, Safaricom, NCIC and William Oduol, is the fact that they have court cases against Alai.In almost all of them, the blogger is out on Sh 100,000 bond.Alai...

Ken on 31st May

Secretary to the cabinet Francis Kimemia is now on twitter, at least through his office. @CabinetOfficeKE joined twitter yesterday and has already been followed by some of the biggest names on the micro blogging site.  Its first tweet, though belated, was this. UHURU APPOINTS Francis Kimemia as Secretary to the Cabinet— Cabinet Affairs (@CabinetOfficeKE)...

Ken on 23rd May

Justin “Booooooooooooo!” Bieber, artist who should be taken seriously (“You guyyys!”), former owner of a monkey and person who (finally) brought out the mean in Taylor Swift , is also the seventh most popular woman on the web.This according to Fox News, who recently ran the statistics based on Google searches compiled by...

Ken on 21st May

Now here’s the invention that we’ve all been waiting for: A device that instantly charges our cell phones.A gadget like this might soon be on its way thanks to a bright 18-year-old from Saratoga, Calif., who was recently honored at an international science fair. Eesha Khare is the mind behind a super-powerful and tiny gizmo that packs more...

Ken on 16th May

Controversial blogger Robert Alai was yesterday arrested by CID officers for tweets and blog posts he posted some time back, concerning former Siaya Governor aspirant William Oduol.  Early last month, Alai, through one of his blogs – Omundu khumundu, published an article claiming that Oduol is a wife batterer.With supporting pictures, Alai...

Ken on 13th May

Over the weekend, Kenyans on Twitter started the trend #YouKnowYourMotherIsKenyan, to celebrate Kenyan mothers on Mothers Day.  People contributed to the hash tag by describing some of the things their mothers did to them when they were young. Most of these turned out to be very similar across many families in Kenya, and the following are some of...