South African Airways cancel Flights

The union of South African Airways worker have disrupted the operations of the state-owned airline. South African Airways cancelled nearly all its flights (local and international) scheduled for Friday and Saturday. Hence the flight’s cancellation only affects flights directly operated by SAA. It does not affect flights by subsidiaries Mango, SA Express, SA Air Link […]

The first smart feature phone in Tanzania

Tanzanian cellular network company, Vodacom announced the launch of the country’s first smart feature phone, Smart Kitochi, operating on KaiOS on Friday, 1 November 2019. This new launch serves as a milestone for both the companies and the country, as it is the first smart feature phone available in the Tanzanian market.  Firstly, The Smart Kitochi comes […]

VISA Upgrades Security to Avert Fraud

VISA financial service corporation and makers of the VISA branded credit card has unveiled a suite of innovative security capabilities. The new security capabilities are to help prevent and disrupt payment fraud. This innovation is a ground-breaking achievement in cybersecurity Fraud prevention across Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (CEMEA). The innovative […]

Tigo Tanzania announces Zantel Takeover

The MIC Tanzania PLC which trades as Tigo Tanzania has officially announced the completion of Zanzibar Telecom PLC (Zantel) takeover. Also, the company announced that the process to transfer ownership of the shares of Zantel to Tigo has been completed. The successful takeover will enable the two companies merge their operations in the mainland and […]

UK supports the Catalyst Fund in Kenya

The Mayor of the City of London Peter Estlin, has announced £10 million of UK Aid support towards the Catalyst Fund during a visit to Nairobi. The Mayor’s visit comes ahead of the first UK-Africa Investment Summit next year, which will bring together businesses. So the governments and international institutions to encourage investment in a […]

Kenya Telecommunication companies in a Lawsuit

A Kenyan lawyer and IT practitioner, Adrian Kamotho has sued three mobile telecommunication companies in Kenya . He stated that the telecoms networks are depriving consumers of their unused internet bundles. Furthermore, he stated that he was aggrieved by the high cost of data bundles and frustrated at the expiry of the hard-earned bundles. The […]