Ethiopia has launched the first space program in East Africa

Ethiopia has launched the first space program in East Africa

Ethiopia has built a privately funded astronomical observatory, taking the first step towards creating a fully fledged national space agency. With the US$3 million investment, the East African country joins…

African First Ladies tour Aga Khan University Hospital Heart and Cancer Centre

African First Ladies tour Aga Khan University Hospital Heart and Cancer Centre

Aga Khan University Hospital, MD, Shawn Bolouki on Monday hosted twelve African First Ladies for a tour of the Heart and Cancer Centre. They were led by Her Excellency Margaret…

Now doctor is only a text away

Now doctor is only a text away

Kenyans will now access medical services through their mobile phones following the launch of a healthcare service. The telemedicine healthcare called ‘Sema Doc’ seeks to improve access to health care,…

Hong Kong VC firm Nest expands to Nairobi to support continent’s talents

Hong Kong VC firm Nest expands to Nairobi to support continent’s talents

Hong Kong VC and incubation firm Nest has recently announced its expansion into Africa, connecting local talent with Asian investors abroad. Jacques grew up in Stellenbosch, South Africa. He also…

5 Awesome Smartphones under Ksh. 15,000

5 Awesome Smartphones under Ksh. 15,000

Under Ksh. 15,000 is what defines the lower mid-range smartphone segment in Kenya. It is in this segment that you find some of the best lower mid-range smartphones available on…

Condom That Changes Colour On Sensing STIs Invented

Condom That Changes Colour On Sensing STIs Invented

Three teenagers have invented a condom that changes colour when it comes into contact with Sexually Transmitted Infections. S.T.EYE; created by Daanyaal Ali (14), Muaz Nawaz (13) and Chirag Shah…

Facebook Launches Private Photo Sharing for Friends

Facebook Launches Private Photo Sharing for Friends

Facebook on Monday unveiled a new feature that allows smartphone users to privately share photos of friends, by sifting through images with facial recognition technology. The standalone app, called Moments,…

With 300 Million Users,Instagram Is Now Bigger Than Twitter

With 300 Million Users,Instagram Is Now Bigger Than Twitter

Instagram, the photo-sharing social network owned by Facebook, announced Wednesday it has more than 300 million users as it unveiled a new system to authenticate celebrity members. The update means…

Microsoft releases Office apps for iPhones, iPads

Microsoft releases Office apps for iPhones, iPads

Microsoft is releasing new, beefed-up versions of its popular Office software apps for iPhones and iPads, part of the company’s push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile…

New iPads aim to boost Apple in premium tablet market

New iPads aim to boost Apple in premium tablet market

With the global tablet computer market showing signs of cooling, Apple’s expected unveiling of its new iPads Thursday looks to shore up its position at the high end. The iPad…

Microsoft Announces Windows 10

Microsoft Announces Windows 10

Starting tomorrow, Microsoft will launch a Windows Insider Program that will give users who are comfortable with running very early beta software access to Windows 10. This first preview will…

Apple Releases Five  New Products

Apple Releases Five New Products

In an ambitious series of launches, technology giant Apple unveiled a range of new products and services at its event on Tuesday. Here is a list: BIG-SCREEN iPHONES Apple CEO…

Asus outs svelte, aluminum Zenbook UX305 and the EeeBook

Asus outs svelte, aluminum Zenbook UX305 and the EeeBook

Asus announced a pair of new Windows 8.1 PCs at IFA earlier this week. The aluminum-clad Zenbook UX805 is the latest version of the company’s signature Zenbook Ultrabook line. The…

Samsung, LG announce new smartwatches

Samsung, LG announce new smartwatches

Samsung and LG aren’t getting out of the way. On Wednesday night both South Korean companies unveiled two new wearables, the Samsung Gear S and LG G Watch R, respectively….

Nail polish detects ruffies and spiked drinks

Nail polish detects ruffies and spiked drinks

So you’re out with the girls and you want a way to identify dodgy drinks, and potential disaster? How about drug-detecting nail polish? A subtle stir with a finger can…

Google Chrome 64-bit Browser Finally Released As a Stable Version

Google Chrome 64-bit Browser Finally Released As a Stable Version

Along with the release of Chrome 37 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, Google today also released a long-awaited 64-bit stable version of its Chrome browser for Windows systems. The company…

Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th

Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th

Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. The software maker is tentatively planning its press event for September 30th to detail…

Ol Pejeta to use ‘Rhino Finda’ app to fight poaching

Ol Pejeta to use ‘Rhino Finda’ app to fight poaching

The Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy has acquired software that helps identify poachers and counts animals in real time. In a statement Wednesday, Ol Pejeta’s public relations manager, Ms Elodie Sampere,…

Apple’s iPhone 6 unveiled in September

Apple’s iPhone 6 unveiled in September

The launch of the new iPhone 6 models is expected to be huge for Apple, as it is estimated to represent a sizable jump over last year’s initial orders of…

How To Keep Your Computer And Devices Safe Online

How To Keep Your Computer And Devices Safe Online

Cyber security breaches have become a major problem. Top companies like ebay and Microsoft can still be vulnerable to hackers and security breaches. The internet remains a very dangerous place….


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