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May 21, 2010


Today, has two articles that I enjoyed reading; check them out; 1. Mxit is Imported into Kenya Mxit is a massive mobile social network that was started in South Africa a couple years ago. Today, Safaricom announced a partnership with them, using their marketing muscle (7 pages of ads in today’s newspaper) to import […]

M-KESHO: M-PESA Meets Equity Bank in Kenya

May 18, 2010


Equity Bank and Safaricom have launched a unique banking service that enables individuals to withdraw money from theirbank accounts via their mobile phone handsets. The service also allows Equity customers to deposit money into their accounts through Safaricom’s M-Pesa agents. The new account dubbed M-Kesho has been designed to mainly tap into the huge number […]

5 Years of YouTube, YouTube SA

May 17, 2010


Five years ago, after months of late nights, testing and preparation, YouTube’s founders launched the first beta version of in May, with a simple mission: give anyone a place to easily upload their videos and share them with the world. Whether you were an aspiring filmmaker, a politician, a proud parent, or someone who […]