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Telkom Kenya applies for US$40m loan

Telkom Kenya applies for US$40m loan

European Investment Bank confirms application, telco wants resource to upgrade, take on Safaricom.

Kenyans vent over new drone laws

Kenyans vent over new drone laws

Some describe regulations as 'costly' and an obstacle to innovation.

Safaricom to transmit majority counties in Kenya repeat-poll

Safaricom to transmit majority counties in Kenya repeat-poll

Telco was accused of results manipulation during the first nullified election.

Access Kenya becomes Internet Solutions after DiData buyout

Access Kenya becomes Internet Solutions after DiData buyout

Exec says decision was driven by the brand's equity across Africa and globally.

Kenya: striking e-taxi drivers demand better pay

Kenya: striking e-taxi drivers demand better pay

Labour dispute believed to be part of ongoing price war within increasingly competitive market.

Kenya's Mondo Ride raises US$5 for Africa expansion

Kenya's Mondo Ride raises US$5m for Africa expansion

Ride-hailing platform says investors from UAE and Egypt led its latest round of financing.

Kenya's taxi hailing app drivers to strike

Kenya's taxi hailing app drivers to strike

Difference over pricing has prompted labour action.

Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya slapped with Ksh.311 million fine

Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya slapped with Ksh.311 million fine

Communications Authority of Kenya claims the three operators failed to meet quality of service standards.

Safaricom appointments new directors

Safaricom appointments new directors

Vodafone Group recently transferred 35% of its indirect interest in Safaricom to its sub-Saharan African subsidiary Vodacom Group Limited.

India's Orb Energy raises more than US$15m for Kenyan expansion

India's Orb Energy raises more than US$15m for Kenyan expansion

Funding round includes investors such as the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).

Kenyan authority to revoke start-up's international courier license

Kenyan authority to revoke start-up's international courier license

The notice reportedly did not provide details on the reasoning behind the decision by the CA.