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CAREER-JOBS

Govt Announces Open Job Vacancies With Handsome Salaries In One of Its Top Agencies, How To Apply

The government of Kenya has announced open job vacancies in one of their top agencies, with basic salaries ranging from Sh23000 to Sh250,000 and handsome allowances The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner is seeking to recruit 36 new staff that will be deployed to various parties of the country.

  3 months ago ago
Govt Announces Open Job Vacancies With Handsome Salaries In One of Its Top Agencies, How To Apply

POLITICS

"We Will Defeat UKORA" Itumbi Hits Out at CS Mucheru amid Alleged Deceitful Mass Registration by UDA

Last week the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner summoned the UDA party concerning their rapidly raising number of registered mrmbers within a month. The commission wrote a statement on the alleged use of personal data in registration to political parties without consent. The information angered the head of ICT operations in DP Ruto's champ, Dennis Itumbi, who has hit out at the CS Mucheru tweeting, "Dear CS @mucheru, #HustlerNation is aware that last weekend you summoned the Data Protection Office to find out why @UDAKenya has 4.2 million Registered members within a Month.

  1 year ago ago

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

How This Phone Brand Has Been Fined Ksh 5 Million For Unlawfully Using Man's Photo On Instagram Post

The Data Commissioner fined Oppo Kenya Sh5 million for violating privacy by posting an anonymous complainant's photo on its Instagram profile without permission. The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) filed an enforcement notice against the firm last month after it violated the complainant's privacy by posting their photo on the company's Instagram account (stories) without their authorization.

  1 month ago ago
How This Phone Brand Has Been Fined Ksh 5 Million For Unlawfully Using Man's Photo On Instagram Post

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Just In: Central Bank of Kenya Publishes List of 10 Approved Mobile Lenders

A recent report showed that nearly four in 10 Kenyans used mobile money to get a loan, the highest number globally, highlighting the growing prevalence of app-based borrowing use in the country. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has published a list of approved Digital Credit Providers (DCPs) who had applied for a license.

  4 months ago ago
Just In: Central Bank of Kenya Publishes List of 10 Approved Mobile Lenders

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Look At CBK Published List of 10 Approved Mobile Lenders

On September 19, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) released a list of authorized Digital Credit Providers (DCPs) who have submitted a licensing application. Out of the 288 applications that had been submitted since March 2022, 10 mobile lenders had so far been authorized, according to a statement from CBK.

  4 months ago ago
Look At CBK Published List of 10 Approved Mobile Lenders