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TIMMY TDAT MOVES ON WITH A HOT UPCOMING ARTIST AFTER NASTY BREAK UP WITH KUSH TRACEY

29 Sep 2016 » OMG

Kaka Empire’s top rapper Timmy Tdat is one of the few Kenyan artists who have set the trend for other artists in the country by constantly making music and making sure it gets enough airplay. Apart from his extra efforts musically, Timmy has also had a fair share of controversies. The ‘Welle Welle’ hit maker […]

THE NIAGARA FALLS

29 Sep 2016 » Little Grey Notepad

I fantasize about Niagara Falls every night before I sleep, and how loud the water must be, how vivid the colours will be and how excited the crowd would be to be there. When I dream of being there, I think of how some people, like me, will have saved their whole life to be… Continue reading THE NIAGARA FALLS

Register & Book Your Travel now for the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

Africa Travel Association – it is time to register and be there in Kigali this year! 41st Annual World Tourism Conference 14-17 November | Kigali, Rwanda The 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda is fast approaching. We have partnered with a number of airlines and hotels to make your travel easier. Please visit the conference website to register and view discount offers from our airline partners by Lufthansa Group including Brussels Airlines,...

Xiaomi Is Set To Launch the Mi Note 2 in October

29 Sep 2016 » Tech Arena

Xiaomi is currently working on the Mi Note 2 that it might release sometime next month. This is according to an analyst, Pan Jiutang, who said the company will introduce two phones at the end of next month (October). This will be a about a month after the company launched the Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus. According to Jiutang, the two smartphones that Xiaomi will be unveiling next month will be the Mi Note 2 and its bigger brother, the Mi Note 2 Pro. He went ahead to say that Xiaomi will offer the...

Microsoft’s Latest Android App is Targeted at News Junkies

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

Microsoft’s experimental projects lab aka Microsoft Garage is back at again. This time round, the band of engineers from Microsoft that has developed a reputation for designing some good-looking apps for platforms other than Microsoft’s own has a new Android app. The app, News Pro is, according to its description on the Play Store, meant to “help you search for news around your work and life every day”. Still, it is not that Newscast app that reads news to you that we heard about last year but...

Rwandan government getting ready to host the Africa Travel Association

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

ATA IS COMING TO KIGALI FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME (Posted 29th September 2016) The Africa Travel Association (ATA), a division of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), is proud to announce its 41st Annual World Tourism Conference will take place November 14th – 17th this year in Kigali, Rwanda. The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is collaborating on the event. ‘The Government of Rwanda is privileged to host the Africa Travel Association’s 41st Annual World Tourism Congress delegates in Kigali,...

Georgetown University Hoyas in Tanzania Summer Program

29 Sep 2016 » Ken Opalo

You know you’ve lucked out when your school’s most exciting summer program is in the same country/region as your main research projects. That was me this summer. Students took Kiswahili classes at the University of Dar es Salaam in the mornings and did research/internships in the afternoon. We also visited Bagamoyo and Zanzibar. And in the last week we topped it all with a visit to Arusha and safari in the Serengeti. While in Dar students stayed with host families (all faculty members) on the...

Ezekiel Mutua Ordered To Surrender Diplomatic Passport Days After Bragging About It

29 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

Just a few days ago KFCB boss went on his Facebook account and flaunted his diplomatic passport to his followers ahead of his trip to the US. This was a means to shut down the people who said he won’t be allowed into the United States due to his stance against LGBT content. When he was on his flight, he took photos of how he flies in the luxurious business class during his flight to San Fransico. Check it out Well it appears that sh*t has hit the fan. This afternoon the Immigration...

Despite the affordability of UnlimiNet Internet, Airtel Internet is still shady

29 Sep 2016 » Kachwanya

Surfing the internet looking for facts and information has become second nature to most individuals. With the rise of e-commerce your trips to the local stores have been minimized. Hell yeah, you can even order your favourite dish from the comfort of your couch. One thing remains constant for you to achieve all the above […] The post Despite the affordability of UnlimiNet Internet, Airtel Internet is still shady appeared first on Kachwanya.com | Kenya Tech News.

Huawei Sets the Date for Mate 9 Unveiling

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

So, we have a date! The Huawei Mate 9 will be announced on November 3rd at a media launch event in the German city of Munich. The company has already sent out invites to an event in Germany without specifying what exactly it is all about. However, we all know better than not to expect the Mate 9. Maybe a second generation Huawei Watch? An early November launch will be pretty much in line with the Mate 8’s announcement last year in China before a global launch at this year’s International...

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus: Specifications Review

29 Sep 2016 » Tech Trends Diary

The Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is a recently launched mid-range priced Phablet. The Phantom 6 Plus is a variant of the Tecno Phantom 6 and it features some exciting tech specifications that make it the best Tecno Mobile smartphone you can buy right now. That said, here is what the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus has to offer. Specifications Display Display Size: 6.0-inch Display Type: LTPS Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Pixels Screen Resolution Density: 368 ppi Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 You get...

Blackberry is leaving the hardware business.

29 Sep 2016 » Kachwanya

Lovers of the famously addictive Blackberry physical keyboard can let out one last whimper, as the company just announced that they are quitting all internal hardware development. so in one fell swoop, Blackberry just killed all aspirations of a Blackberry Priv follow-up device and a second Playbook (though to be honest, this was never in […] The post Blackberry is leaving the hardware business. appeared first on Kachwanya.com | Kenya Tech News.

RETOSA’s Spring 2016 Newsletter gives the latest updates on what’s going on down South

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

September 2016 RETOSA Website Online Newsletter Online Calendar Contact Us From the acting executive directors desk: SADC Ministers responsible for Tourism approve RETOSA’s Transformation Plan In 2012, the SADC Committee of ministers responsible for tourism requested the RETOSA board members to start working on transforming the organisation. “The ministers have finally approved the transformation. Essentially, the transformation entails bringing in the private...

Over 5 Million People Have Downloaded Google Allo So Far

29 Sep 2016 » Tech Arena

Google’s new smart messaging app, Allo, is blowing up and it seems like nothing will slow it down. The app was officially released last week and has already been downloaded over 5 million times from the playstore. This comes just a few days after we told you that it had crossed the 1 million downloads mark. Google Allo is currently one of the most popular apps on the play store right now and this can be attributed to the great PR work inside Google and also some of the smart features the app...

Direct Pay Online East Africa merges with South Africa’s PayGate

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

MERGER BETWEEN TWO E-PAYMENT LEADERS CREATES CONTINENTAL MARKET LEADER (Posted 29th September 2016) Direct Pay Online Group today announced their merger with the leading payment service provider PayGate (Pty) Ltd · DPO Group to acquire a significant majority stake in PayGate · PayGate is the leading online payments processor based in South Africa · The merger will create a leading pan-African payments processor with a presence across eight countries and local acquiring capabilities across 24...

International tourism grows by 4 percent world wide

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

UNWTO SAYS INTERNATIONAL TOURISM GREW BY 4 PERCENT IN H1 OF 2016 AS SUB SAHARAN AFRICA ADDS MORE THAN 12 PERCENT IN GROWTH (Posted 29th September 2016) International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 4% between January and June 2016 compared to the same period last year. Destinations worldwide received 561 million international tourists (overnight visitors), 21 million more than in 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Asia and the Pacific demonstrated renewed strength...

SERENGETI NEWS & UPDATES

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

SERENGETI WATCH News Updates Important developments in conservation. Dear Serengeti Watcher Here are some news items. If you like, follow us on Facebook and get news and updates as we post them. You’ll be able to read others’ comments and post your own. TANZANIAN JOURNALISTS FOR CONSERVATION We’re proud to be supporting a new journalist organization in Tanzania. It is badly needed. The report on the Great...

Kenya among six countries selected by ITU to pilot Big Data for development

29 Sep 2016 » Kachwanya

Kenya is among six countries selected by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to pilot the use of big data for better ICT measurement. The other countries are Philippines, Colombia, United Arab Emirates, Korea and Georgia. The pilot study is in line with the outcomes of the World Telecommunication /ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS), which called for a […] The post Kenya among six countries selected by ITU to pilot Big Data for development appeared first on Kachwanya.com | Kenya Tech News.

BlackBerry to Outsource Smartphone Manufacturing Operations

29 Sep 2016 » Tech Arena

BlackBerry has had a tough time the last couple of years. The company has been struggling a lot as more and more consumers prefer to go with Android and iOS. This has been the case for as long as I can remember and when Blackberry released its first Android smartphone, the Priv, we knew that things were clearly not good and the future was not bright. To make things worse, BlackBerry has come out to say that it will not make its smartphones in house but will rather outsource the process to its...

There’s Hunger And Pain In Zimbabwe, But It’s Complicated. Mugabe’s Land Seizures Didn’t Cause It All

29 Sep 2016 » Naked Chiefs

ZIMBABWE has been ravaged by two years of its worst drought in memory, and millions are tormented by hunger. The weather is is to blame, but the scale of human suffering is attributed to the disastrous economic policies of its long-ruling leader Robert Mugabe. Not all countries in southern Africa that have been hit by drought are reeling as much from it as Zimbabwe is. Mugabe’s land seizures, and repression, are usually cited as the worst elements of his policies. However, IRIN’s Editor-at-...

The Lady’s Wine. Super Fine Wine. Nick Mutuma Is Single And Ready To Mingle

29 Sep 2016 » Hot Secrets

Nick Mutuma has had a busy month characterized by successful series from MTV Shuga series which was awarded the Big Impact Award this September,this follows his recent launch of the new romcom series 'This Is It' that's available on YOUTUBE via Lowladee TV.  The ladies wine is single and ready to mingle as he'll be touring three towns in just two days! Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa! He is set to

Thirsty? So is Kenya’s growing economy

29 Sep 2016 » Capital FM Blog

Continued growth and investment in our country’s largest urban centres is placing an increasing strain on water and wastewater systems. For example, water supply in Nairobi today is estimated to be 20 percent below total demand. If current trends continue, this deficit is expected to be more than 60 percent by 2035. This supply-demand gap is driven in large part by population growth, but also by a rapidly growing demand for water for industry, which comprises more than one-fifth national gross...

Instagram Has Filed To Trademark The Word “Gram”

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

Trademarks are important for companies as they are what people easily identify the company with. It could be the logo or the name or any other idiosyncratic element that would make someone instantly recognize the brand and that is why these companies go all the way to trademark to ensure their continuity. Instagram is a huge brand on its own with several idiosyncratic features like its logo, the user interface and much more and it would make sense for the company to see it fit to protect that....

Billions Being Spent In Africa’s ‘Dam’ Race, But There Will Still Not Be Enough Power By 2040

29 Sep 2016 » Naked Chiefs

ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have picked the African Development Bank (AfDB) as lead financial advisers for the construction of the 2,400-megawatt Batoka Gorge hydro-power project that’s expected to cost $4 billion. The two southern African nations have been hit by severe power shortages as years of under-investment are made worse by low water levels at the Kariba dam hydro-power station that they each rely on for about half of total supplies. The Batoka Gorge is another act in Africa’s dam race, with...

My New Hair, Goldilocks!

29 Sep 2016 » Style by Silvia

When my daughter saw my new hair for the first time, she said “you look like Goldilocks” – not very surprisingly since this is one of her favorite stories. Goldilocks, in fact, describes it rather well. And since then she has wanted me to play Goldilocks during our role-play of the fairy tale ‘Goldilocks and the 3 Bears’. Thank you for your ideas all over social media when I shared my inspiration here On the day I decided to take the big plunge and…

Blackberry to stop manufacturing smartphones, will now focus on software and services

29 Sep 2016 » Tech Trends Diary

It is now official that Blackberry will stop manufacturing smartphones. This is according to a recent statement by BlackBerry CEO John Chen. The Canadian based Tech Company will end all internal smartphone hardware development and will instead outsource that function to partners. Blackberry has already started working with a number of partners such as TCL and the list of partners is expected to increase following the announcement. The partners will work under a licensing agreement that will see...

INHUMAN! Househelp records herself doing the unthinkable to a toddler – VIDEO

29 Sep 2016 » Kasa News

This is inhuman and totally unbelievable. A House-help recorded herself trying to suffocate a toddler with a pillow using her feet. Its difficult to understand how a fellow woman can do this to a baby its just…. The video has been widely shared on the internet but it cant be verified when or where it was recorded. […]

Size 8 Releases New Hit Song – Pale Pale

29 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

One of the local gospel music heavy weight musicians by the name Size 8 is back with a new hit song by the name Pale Pale. The song is inspirational showing you how God can transform your life. Size 8 uses her life as an example where she shows her transformation from a secular singer to a gospel singer and reveals all the blessings God has brought to her life ever since. This is what she had to say about the song: “The far i have come is by the grace of God. To me this is a song that is dear...

Spotify is Interested in Acquiring SoundCloud for $700 Million

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

I am a huge fan of SoundCloud, owing to its immense catalog of electronic music and its unique ability to discover new material on the platform. The service has in recent times faced competition owing to the entry of new players into this segment which has piled pressure on it to monetize. There was an announcement a few months back that the service was placing a $1 Billion price tag on anyone interested in acquiring it. The Financial Times now reports that Spotify, a rival music streaming...

Vanessa Mdee Responds To Rumors Of Cheating On Boyfriend With Trey Songz

29 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

Tanzania’s musician Vanessa Mdee has been recently the subject of rumors of having an affair with Trey Songz when in came to Kenya for the Coke Studio Africa gig. The speculations erupted when Snapchat photos and videos of them hanging out a lot popped up. Various online news outlet started alleging that she is cheating on her boyfriend Jux. Vanessa has come out defending herself. She gave out this statement when speaking to Bongo5. “The video and pictures going around are misinterpreted, I...

Nissan’s self driving chair is here to change your queuing experience

29 Sep 2016 » Kachwanya

On Tuesday Nissan unveiled an autonomous chair system to ease the experience of queuing. The chair has been named after the company’s flagship autonomous driving technology proPILOT. The proPILOT chair will negotiate queues on behalf of its occupant. This will spare the occupant the hassle of standing in line. How it works The proPILOT chair […] The post Nissan’s self driving chair is here to change your queuing experience appeared first on Kachwanya.com | Kenya Tech News.

Watch Larry Madowo Getting Chased By Cheetars

29 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

Safari Larry aka Larry Madowo is once again out of the country only this time he remained in Africa. He is in Uganda at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre. While the he decided to do something out of the normal and that is getting chased by the fastest animal in the world, the cheetah. Just watch the video. I outran 2 cheetahs! Yes, I can run faster than the fastest land animal! My heart was beating like crazy but they’re habituated to humans so I was under no danger. Still, this was the...

Instagram for Windows 10 Gets Updated with New Features including Pinch to Zoom

29 Sep 2016 » Tech Arena

If you are on Windows phone/Windows 10, then you know that Instagram is one of many apps that were missing from the platform for a very long time. Even though Instagram has been around for a while, the app only landed on Windows 10 Mobile in April this year. Instagram has been avoiding the Windows Phone ecosystem for reasons unknown to us but finally decided to embrace it this year. Even with this, the experience Windows 10 Mobile get from Instagram cannot be compared to the one Android and iOS...

Twitter Takes A Jab At Storify By Letting Everyone Create Their Own Moments

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

Twitter announced Moments almost a year ago which is a collection of curated news generated from the tweets, Vines or videos published in the Twitter ecosystem done by a dedicated team. It is available on selected countries and you can see these moments which are arranged in categories by tapping on a specific button that looks like a lightning bolt. This system was organized by a team on Twitter who scoured through the mass of tweets and Vines and created these curated lists so that you could...

How Much Money NepentheZ Makes On YouTube

29 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

Craig Douglas is the YouTube personality famously referred to as Nepenthez. He is an associate of the Ultimate Sidemen and does collaboration videos with them from time to time. His content is mainly about FIFA and real life videos. He is from the United Kingdom where he lives with his girlfriend Lauren and daughter Grace. Craig has a second channel by the name Nepenthez 2 where he uploads bonus FIFA content and other games he tries out. Its considerably smaller than his main channel. How Much...

Category One status for JKIA now within grasp

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

FINAL AUDIT TO DETERMINE WHEN DIRECT FLIGHTS BETWEEN KENYA AND THE UNITED STATES CAN START (Posted 29th September 2016) According to Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Communications, James Macharia, have all the required boxes been ticked by Kenya, now just awaiting the final approval by the FAA to see Jomo Kenyatta International Airport attain the coveted Category One status. Once in place will it open the door for direct flights between the US and Kenya for both American...

Google Allo Crosses 5 Million Download Mark on the Play Store

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

There’s no stopping Google’s new text-based chat app Allo. Really, not even privacy concerns can keep users away from the app. As per the latest data from the Play Store, Allo has already been downloaded over 5 million times and is on course to joining Google’s other messaging app (focused on video chats) Duo which has seen over 10 million downloads on the Play Store. Allo has achieved its latest milestone just 8 days since Google started rolling it out around the world. Just the other day, the...

Isiolo’s new airport just weeks from opening

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

NEW ISIOLO AIRPORT EXPECTED TO BOOST TOURISM FOR KENYA’S NORTH (Posted 29th September 2016) When former President Mwai Kibaki laid the foundation stone for the planned new Isiolo Airport in February 2013 did completion and use of the new facility seem ages away. The wait however will soon be over as sources in Nairobi have suggested that the opening for flight operations may now just be a couple of weeks away. President Uhuru Kenyatta will officially open the new airport early next year but...

Huawei Could Switch to Tizen from Android Wear for its Smartwatches

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

It’s about time we saw another smartwatch from Huawei. It’s over a year since Huawei finally released the Watch to the market after several delays. So, we are betting that we will get to see a new Huawei smartwatch, the successor to last year’s gorgeous Huawei Watch, this November at the Mate 9 launch event. However, if news coming in from the East are anything to go by, the second generation Huawei Watch (and other smartwatches that come after it from Huawei) will be very different from the...

Huddah’s new cosmestic venture is getting a lot of love

29 Sep 2016 » Hapa Kenya

Huddah Monroe recently launched her cosmetic line aptly called Huddah Cosmetics. The line launched with 4 lipstick brands; Royalty, King Jazmine, Vamp and Angel all going for USD 10 (Ksh. 1,000). The lipstick is apparently quite good and it has been a hit with the women who have tried is so far and at a […] The post Huddah’s new cosmestic venture is getting a lot of love appeared first on HapaKenya.

How Much Money Does iBallisticSquid Make On YouTube

29 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

David Spencer is the guy who is popularly known as iBallisticSquid, Squid Nugget, Squiddy or Squid. He is a Minecraft YouTuber residing in Yorkshire, England. His videos revolve around him playing the highly popular game called Minecraft and delivering a funny commentary on the game as he plays. He runs two other accounts which are not very active and one of them is SquiddyPlays which he uploads more Minecraft video content. The other is SquiddyVlogs which was primarily his vlogging channel. He...

2016 Adeso Africa Somalia Medical Services Tenders

29 Sep 2016 » Biashara Point

BiasharaPoint East Africa RSS Feed 2016 Adeso Africa Somalia Medical Services Tenders TENDER NO. 002/2016/2017  TENDER NAME: PROVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICE FOR SOMALIA STAFF Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in […] The post 2016 Adeso Africa Somalia Medical Services Tenders appeared...

POPULAR RADIO JOURNALIST WAWERU MBURU DIES

29 Sep 2016 » OMG

The Kenyan media fraternity Is mourning after losing one of its greatest soldier. On Wednesday evening, Royal Media Services received a heavy blow after losing one of their own who has not only left a big gap that is hard to fill but also a rich media history that will always live within his fans’ […]

ZARI HASSANS IN-LAWS CONGRATULATE WEMA SEPETU ON HER BIRTHDAY AFTER IGNORING HER’S

29 Sep 2016 » OMG

Diammond Platinumz mother Sandra and his sister have always shown their support for Diammond Platinumz ex girlfriend Wema Sepetu even after they accepted Zari Hassan into the family. Zari and her in-laws seem to be beefing badly because of personal issues related to her marriage to Diammond. Through their actions Diamond’s mother and sister appear […]

Microsoft’s OneDrive May Still Get Placeholders

29 Sep 2016 » Techweez

Ever since Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10, one of the features of Windows 8.1 that those of us who upgraded to the new operating system have really missed are OneDrive placeholders. Placeholders, as the name indicates, show all the files and folders that one has stored in Microsoft’s cloud without necessarily having them synced and downloaded locally. That way, one is able to organize their work and files easily and download local copies of anything they need without having to go...

Rwanda’s World Tourism Day celebration 2016 came with a big bang

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

WORLD TOURISM DAY IN RWANDA COINCIDES WITH RWANDAIR’S FIRST A330-200 DELIVERY (Posted 29th September 2016) Rwanda joined the global community in celebrating World Tourism Day, observed annually on 27th of September, to foster awareness on tourism’s contribution towards economic growth universally but more so on the national level. The theme this year was: Tourism for All: Promoting Universal Accessibility seeking to promote the creation of a tourism environment that can universally cater for...

Hisense Refrigerators & Chest Freezers In Kenya

29 Sep 2016 » Biashara Point

BiasharaPoint East Africa RSS Feed Hisense Refrigerators & Chest Freezers In Kenya Hisense has introduced refrigerators and chest freezers in the Kenyan market. Available sizes from 3.5 cu.ft to 12 cu.ft Below are some outlets you can buy the appliances: Anisuma Traders Ltd Cleanshelf Cute Kitchen Eldomatt Meenakshi Ent Mulleys Nakumatt Tumaini Tuskys Zedsons Distributors: Reshman International Ltd | Crescent […] The post Hisense Refrigerators & Chest Freezers In Kenya appeared first on...

Memories of Zambia …

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

Flashback to my last Zambia trip with: Kafunta Safaris News Updates Like Tweet Forward October is only a few days away, it’s really hard to believe the safari season is going by so quickly. And yet, it is! A quick look around confirms that summer has started here in the Southern Hemisphere! The river is low, the sausage trees are in full bloom, the Carmine bee-eaters are everywhere and the temperature is of course soaring. We have already been...

Airbus and RwandAir in talks over yet more wide body aircraft

29 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

THE SKY IS NOT THE LIMIT FOR RWANDAIR (Posted 29th September 2016) (A Rolls Royce Trent 700 engine powering RwandAir’s new A330-200) Questions were raised a few weeks ago when the Rwandan government announced that the country’s second international airport, Bugesera, will go ahead some 25 kilometres outside Kigali. The deal, structured as a BOOT project, short for Build, Own, Operate and Transfer, is worth an initial 418 million US Dollars, to be raised by Portuguese company ‘Mota Engineering...

How Much Money Spencer FC Makes On YouTube

28 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

The guy who runs the YouTube channel Spencer FC goes by the name Spencer Owen. He is a British FIFA YouTuber and is also the creator of the professional eSports team called Hashtag United. His videos are football related majority of the time. In the videos he talks about football, plays with his team Hashtage United, doing challenges with professional player or his fellow YouTubers and just playing FIFA or Football Manager. Together with his girlfriend Alex, the two run a channel together...

Mmmsikilizaji : Radio Citizen Presenter Waweru Mburu Passes On

28 Sep 2016 » Uliza Links

On Wednesday evening the family of Royal Media Services was in a state of mourning after losing one of the top presenters by the name Waweru Mburu. Waweru Mburu who was known for his analysis of politics in Kenya on Radio Citizen passed away on Wednesday at 6pm at Mp. Shah. Waweru Mburu had a

How Much Money Calfreezy Makes On YouTube

28 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

Callum Airey is the YouTuber popularly known as Calfreezy online. His other nicknames are Calsqueezy and Calrigwog. He is a British YouTuber mainly famous for his FIFA game-play videos. He also makes various collaboration videos with The Ultimate Sidemen. He started out by doing Call Of Duty videos before switching to FIFA in 2011. Outside game-play videos he posts challenges and prank videos from time to time. How Much Money Does Calfreezy Earn On YouTube? The channel has over 2.7 million...

How gangs of impunity run the road on Ongata-Rongai route

28 Sep 2016 » Mashariaz

businessdailyafrica.com Wednesday, September 28, 2016 If matatu business is a byword for chaos, then Ongata Rongai route sums it all up. Despite the frequent patrols by police and National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) officers, many passengers still associate the route with loud music, speeding, overlapping, road rage, accidents and in extreme cases, death.Most of these excesses are normally concentrated along the eight-kilometre Magadi road, that narrow stretch of road between Bomas...

Safaricom opens Pre-orders for the Tecno Phantom 6S

28 Sep 2016 » Tech Trends Diary

Safaricom is now accepting pre-orders for the Tecno Phantom 6s. The Tecno Phantom 6s is a single SIM variant of the recently launched Tecno Phantom 6 and is identical to the latter with the only difference being that it has a single SIM card slot. Some of the key specs of the Tecno Phantom 6s include a 5.5-inch Super Amoled display, 32 GB internal memory and a 13 MP Rear Camera Dual. Related: Tecno Phantom 6s Specifications Review The Safaricom Tecno Phantom 6s pre-order deal includes the T-...

Samsung Galaxy On8: Specifications Review

28 Sep 2016 » Tech Trends Diary

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is a recently launched mid-range Android smartphone that targets emerging smartphone markets. The Galaxy On8 features some pretty decent technical specifications and is currently among the most affordable Samsung smartphones. Here is what the Samsung Galaxy On8 has to offer. Specifications Display Display Size: 5.5-inch Display Type: Super AMOLED Screen Resolution: 1080×1920 pixels Screen Resolution Density: 420 ppi Screen Protection: None You get a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED...

More news from further down south, courtesy of Gill Staden

28 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

Thanks to Gill’s tireless efforts here comes another edition of her ‘The Livingstone bi-Weekly‘ https://thelivingstoneweekly.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/tlbw28sep16-compressed.pdf Inside: Livingstone City Council reduces Casuals Bridge covered in rubbish Immigration rule Chipembele and pygmy hedgehogs Planting trees at Chisyabulungu Nanzhila cheetahs CoP17- some reports New development in Vic Falls Town Sex change for lions Botswana National Parks camping Mazambala Lodge burned Decomposed...

Horseriding in Swaziland waiting to be discovered

28 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

Swaziland Tourism Authority Promotes Niche Tourism – Horseriding Small bites of Swaziland – Horseriding Swaziland, the tiny landlocked country within the borders of South Africa is the perfect destination for exploring the country side on horseback. Exploring on horseback offers perhaps even greater freedom than on foot or on a bike and views always seem to be more spectacular when seen from the back of a horse! Swaziland offers visitors the opportunity to...

The OnePlus X Will Get Android Marshmallow Update Next Week

28 Sep 2016 » Tech Arena

Even though Android Nougat is out, there are still devices out there that are running on older iterations. One such device is the OnePlus X that has been running Android Lollipop ever since it was launched back in 2015. OnePlus normally customizes Android into OxygenOS and this means that people using its devices do not feel entirely left out when new Android iterations roll out as they have a different experience from the get go. When the OnPlus X was launched, the phone came with Android...

4 Reasons Why a Marriage Breaks Up

28 Sep 2016 » Niaje!

Relationships are one of the most important aspects in our life, with marriage being the ultimate commitment to one another. Most of us want a lifelong partner who we can share everything with, support each other, get through the tough times and enjoy the good. When we marry our husband or wife, we expect to spend the rest of our lives with them and cannot imagine anything getting in the way or influencing our love for each other. However, while many marriages last a lifetime, some do not....

A milestone in Rwanda’s aviation industry is only just a stepping stone for greater things to come

28 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

RWANDAIR’S AIRBUS A330-200 STOPS IN ENTEBBE ON THE WAY HOME TO KIGALI (Posted 28th September 2016) In what appears to be a highly significant gesture by RwandAir was the homecoming of the airline’s first Airbus A330-200 halted enroute for a stop in Entebbe, to showcase the aircraft to travel agents, corporate clients and the media. This move might yet prove to be a masterstroke by the RwandAir management as the airline continues to court the Ugandan market which it presently serves with...

The Huawei Mate 9 Will Reportedly Come in Three Variants

28 Sep 2016 » Tech Arena

If you are an avid reader of TechArena, you may have seen our coverage of the soon to be announced Huawei Mate 9 smartphone. We have been talking about this phablet for the last couple of months as we await its launch in November. Huawei has been mum about the Mate 9 but information about the device has been leaking online for the last month or so. The latest leak about the Mate 9 has revealed that it will come in three variants. One variant will have 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage...

Editor’s Pick: Journalist’s Body Dumped At Farm, Battling Airline To Nigeria’s Economic Pain, African Headlines Worth Of Note

28 Sep 2016 » Naked Chiefs

•SOUTH Sudan journalist’s body dumped at farm: rights group • Kenya Airways, once the “pride of Africa,” is selling off yet another piece of itself •Can Africa’s mobile money revolution reduce poverty? •Seychelles president resigns; deputy to complete term •French policy shift leaves Gabon’s Bongo out in the cold •Zambia, Zimbabwe pick AfDB advisers for $4 billion hydro dam •Nigeria looks to raise cash by selling oil assets  •MTN denies illegally transferring $14 billion out of Nigeria   The...

Unannounced BlackBerry DTEK60 Shows Up in New Images

28 Sep 2016 » Techweez

BlackBerry has made it official that it will no longer be making its own smartphones. Instead, the company is outsourcing the process to third parties as it seeks to cut back on the expenses it keeps on incurring in its phone-making endeavours with little (if any) to no returns at all. Fair enough. One of the new products of BlackBerry’s shift in focus from designing its own devices is the DTEK50, which, unlike the Priv, wasn’t designed by BlackBerry’s internal teams. Instead, its design and...

Kereocho CEO’s Daughter Shares Her Unbelievable 47kg Weight Loss In 9 Months

28 Sep 2016 » Naibuzz

Anerlisa Muigai, the daughter of Tabitha Karanja the CEO of Keroche Breweries, is one of most successful young adults in Kenya. She launched her own company, Nero Ltd, after being denied a job at her mum’s company. Her Instagram contains photos of the life many of us dream of living. She has expensive cars, luxury clothes and watches, designer shoes and the best alcohol in the market. However, not all that glitters is gold. Anerlisa hasn’t had a perfect life. She has been very open having an...

President Magufuli officially welcomes two Bombardier Q400NG aircraft

28 Sep 2016 » Wolfgang

COMPETITION SET TO INCREASE IN THE TANZANIAN SKIES (Posted 28th September 2016) The arrival yesterday of the second Bombardier Q400NG in Dar es Salaam went almost unnoticed, completing the first order for new aircraft Tanzania has placed in decades. A few months ago, after an expeditious review of the national airline’s operations and needs to facilitate a revival, had the Tanzanian government ordered two of the most advanced turboprop aircraft on the market, the Bombardier Q400NextGen. The...

Had a relapse after 306 days, still crying it out

28 Sep 2016 » Sitawa Wafula

Had a seizure after 306 days, still crying it outOver the past 2 weeks, I have been having a serious battle interacting with people not in my immediate circle and I have dropped out of things I had signed up for. At the back of my head I went all maybe I need rest and new perspectives then it will be alright...today I woke up with a strange headache, actually i think i felt it last night when my mind decided that i need to learn about metamorphosis and how caterpillars become butterflies (dont...

You can now pre-order the Tecno Phantom 6 from Safaricom

28 Sep 2016 » Hapa Kenya

You can now pre-order the recently announced Tecno Phantom 6 from Safaricom. The Phantom 6 pre-order price is Ksh. 26,999. When you pre-order the phone you will get the following goodies: Tecno T band worth Ksh. 6,500 Nova wireless speaker worth 4,500 1GB data worth Ksh. 500 The Phantom 6 was recently announced together with […] The post You can now pre-order the Tecno Phantom 6 from Safaricom appeared first on HapaKenya.

Safaricom Opens Pre-orders for Tecno Phantom 6s

28 Sep 2016 » Techweez

On Sunday, Tecno Mobile unveiled its 2016 flagship smartphone, the Phantom 6, at an event held in Dubai to signify the brand’s presence in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market as well as to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The brand is reportedly expanding further to South East Asia and South America. Unlike in past years, however, this year Tecno seems to have borrowed a leaf from the likes of Apple as it not only copied the naming convention but also launched a larger “Plus” variant of the...

Mbithi Masya on his award winning film ‘Kati Kati’ & the future of Kenya’s film industry

28 Sep 2016 » Hapa Kenya

Mbithi Masya’s first feature film, ‘Kati Kati’, recently won the FIPRESCI prize for the discovery programme at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2016. The jury that awarded the prize had this to say about the film, “With a generous and poetic tone, not without a degree of anger at personal and political injustice, FIPRESCI […] The post Mbithi Masya on his award winning film ‘Kati Kati’ & the future of Kenya’s film industry appeared first on HapaKenya.

Four ways Windows 10 protects you from modern threats

28 Sep 2016 » Tech Arena

In today’s world, working from 8 to 5 is rapidly becoming a thing of the past, and as our work habits change, so do the devices we use to get the job done. To prepare for this new era of mobility, Microsoft and its hardware partners have developed several new security features to help keep your data safe. Using Windows 10 devices in combination with the sixth-generation Intel Core vPro processor, you can work wherever you are while ensuring your information is kept secure and private. So how...

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