CA is warning of Emotet malware targeting local network systems

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), has warned of a new malware targeting network systems in the country. Known as ‘Emotet’, CA through the National Computer Incident Response Team Coordination Centre (National KE-CIRT/CC), says it has so far detected 11 cases targeting local institutions. Emotet is an advanced and destructive banking Trojan affecting network systems. […]

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Kenya’s opposition party NASA asks its supporters to boycott Safaricom

Kenya’s opposition party NASA has called on its supporters to boycott Safaricom products and services. The move comes after Raila Odinga, the party leader threatened to call for a boycott of products from corporations the party claims were part of the country’s August 8 poll rigging scheme. According to Suna East Legislator, Junet Mohammed Safaricom […]

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ICANN opens its first African Regional Engagement Office in Nairobi

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has opened its first African regional engagement office in Nairobi. ICANN made this announcement at a press briefing held this week in Nairobi, that also saw them engage in bilateral talks with the ICT Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Joe Mucheru. The move by ICANN to select Kenya […]

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Guest Post: Promising future in telecoms sector, but stakes higher

The telecommunications industry in Kenya has been on a very progressive journey and it has covered a great distance in a very short period of time. According to the latest regulatory data, Kenya’s mobile phone subscription now stands at 37 million, translating into a mobile penetration level of over 87 percent. This growth is driven […]

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Airtel Records growth in Market Share by Voice Traffic

Airtel Kenya has recorded growth in market share by voice traffic to 16.8 per cent from 9.8 per cent in the year ended December. This is according to the latest statistics from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). According to the these statistics, Airtel also gained in the volume of minutes of usage with its […]

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