Vodacom Tanzania disconnects 157,000 subscribers

SIM trouble
in Tanzania

Operator moves on
regulator's directive.

Saturday, Jan 25th

Kenyans warned of spike in Wangiri Fraud calls

Kenyans warned of spike in Wangiri Fraud calls

Cybersecurity Association says the rise in incidents over the past month is due to a lack of information among citizens.

Kenya suspends sections of cybercrime law

Kenya suspends sections of cybercrime law

Lobby groups, including Bloggers Association and Union of Journalists, successfully petition the court.

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

In correspondence to the French government, Raila Odinga and the NASA coalition have accused OT-Morpho of allowing unauthorised access to its servers.

Kenya's Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill now law

Kenya's Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill now law

President says it addresses a shortfall in country's ability to tackle cybercrime.

Kenya: technology failed during general election

Kenya: technology failed during general election

Internal memo from IEBC raises questions over several tech-related issues.

Cambridge Analytica fiasco exposes Africa's vulnerabilities on data protection

Cambridge Analytica fiasco exposes Africa's vulnerabilities on data protection

Nairobi-based telecommunications analyst outlines renewed focus on Kenya's Data protection bill.

Kenya's election results nullified – inconsistency in tech systems

Kenya's election results nullified – inconsistency in tech systems

Decision based on results of audit into IEBC's Kenya Integrated Election Management System.

Comms Authority warns Kenyans on emerging cybercrime

Comms Authority warns Kenyans on emerging cyber crime

An advisory on supply chain risks in third-party software has been issued.

Kenya cabinet secretary warns against fake news on social media

Kenya cabinet secretary warns against fake news on social media

Matiang'i has lauded the media for being objective in the reporting during the elections.

Central Bank of Kenya issues cyber security ultimatum

Central Bank of Kenya issues cyber security ultimatum

Local financial institutions have until 30 November to submit relevant strategies, policies and framework.

Hacking claims cloud Kenya’s elections

Hacking claims cloud Kenya’s elections

IEBC says no evidence of system manipulation.