Jacob Mugendi

Jacob Mugendi

Total 5 Posts
Columnist. Team leader and engineer at Truehost.

International trade gang violence

Part of the reason why Huawei is blacklisted by the USA is that if Huawei builds the bulk of the world's 5G networks, it will have access to too much data which it could share with the Chinese government.

Kenya's Huduma Namba mess

Why would a government need a new number (Huduma Namba) when there is already an existing unique identifier in Kenya?

Welcome to Kenya, the betting nation

Kenya's government recently announced a ban on gambling advertising and celebrity endorsements. Is it too little too late for a country that leads Africa as far as betting is concerned?

How fraudsters "hack" M-PESA in Kenya

How fraudsters trick people into sending them their M-PESA money.

M-PESA's growth and challenges in Kenya

How M-PESA changed how Kenyans transact and some of the challenges it continues to experience.