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Kenya creates special cyber-crime unit

Kenya creates special cyber-crime unit

As cyber-crime activities across the continent cripple business and government websites, Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko announced last week that the country is taking steps to combat cyber-crime by forming a dedicated unit. Tobiko revealed that Kenya looses in excess of $23.3 million a year to cyber-crime. “In

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Kenya Power to Invest Sh51 Billion in Network

Kenya Power to Invest Sh51 Billion in Network

Kenya Power is set to invest Sh51 billion ($600 million) in electricity distribution networks in the next three years. Kenya Power Managing Director Ben Chumo said the project will seek to strengthen the network in order to support heavy industrial and commercial use. Chumo said the company was working on

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TRA to Introduce New Customs System in Tanzania

TRA to Introduce New Customs System in Tanzania

THE new customs system which involves simplified and transparent cargo clearance procedures in Tanzanian ports will be in place starting March 1. The adoption of the system which is known as Tanzania Customs Integrated Systems (TANCIS) has been fuelled by the public and clearing and forwarding companies’ outcry over the

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The Internet of Things (IoT): What is it?

The Internet of Things (IoT): What is it?

The Internet of Things, IoT for short (or even Thingternet in some quarters) is the ideal that every object in your life is web-connected and communicating with each other. This home network can include items as mundane as a coffee mug, smart appliances such as a washing machine, heating and

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150 Mw Gas Power to Reach Dar Mid-2014

150 Mw Gas Power to Reach Dar Mid-2014

SOME 150 megawatts of natural gas generated electricity will be produced at Kinyerezi in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam by mid this year, as part of implementation of Big Results Now (BRN) initiative. The Deputy Managing Director of the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco), Mr Decklan Mhaiki, told religious

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