• 12 Sep 2020 - A recent survey by GeoPoll highlights that there is an appetite for daytime children programming in Kenya, especially during the Covid period. The survey found that Citizen TV is the most-watched station by children under 14 between 6 am and 6 pm closely followed by Akili Kids!, KTN, and NTV…
  • 12 Sep 2020 - What motivates Kenyans into embracing the use of technology, most specifically, the use of smartphones? Is it a passion for change? The will to want to see a better future that thrives on the wheels of technology? In a report released in 2019, Kenya is leading the continent in terms of smartphone…
  • 12 Sep 2020 - By Nsunjo Erica The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that over 8,000 Boeing 747s will be needed to ship a COVID-19 vaccine around the World and that this will be the “largest transport challenge ever” The Association added that not all planes will be suitable for delivering…
  • 12 Sep 2020 - Pieces of Us, the Kenyan drama series from Philippe Bresson and Grace Kahaki (the team behind My Two Wives, New Beginnings, Socialites), has just landed on Showmax. Serah Ndanu plays Joey, a spoilt rich girl who’s used to getting her way except when it comes to matters of the heart, while Brian…
  • 11 Sep 2020 - MultiChoice Kenya has today hosted its first annual content showcase under the theme “A never-ending story of value.” The showcase which was hosted in Nairobi Kenya unveiled a raft of new shows that DStv & GOtv subscribers can look forward to in the coming weeks. The showcase highlighted the…
  • 11 Sep 2020 - By Getrude Matayo, Contraband rice and Spaghetti worth 10 million shillings have been destroyed by a multi-agency team comprising DCI detectives, KRA officials, and the Kenya Bureau of Standard (KEBS) on Thursday 10th September. The Ziana Spaghetti includes 58 tons and 6 tons of rice imported from…
  • 11 Sep 2020 - With the emphasis placed on getting the country’s economy back-on-track during this Covid-19 pandemic, the availability of finance to vital sectors that keep the wheels of the economy turning, such as agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, and healthcare, will prove critical. These are…
  • 11 Sep 2020 - Huawei Technologies LLC has collaborated with Education for All Foundation, UNESCO & UNICEF on raising social awareness on the importance of safeguard education in armed conflict across the world. In Kenya, Huawei has been lighting up its office building in white color from September 8th to…
  • 11 Sep 2020 - Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has announced Elizabeth Mbugua as the overall winner of the just concluded mobile gaming competition dubbed the MobiPlay Challenge. The 8-week challenge saw over 70,000 mobile gamers from across the country compete in various mobile games including simple puzzle, arcade, and…
  • 11 Sep 2020 - Visa, the global leader in payments, has appointed Eva Ngigi-Sarwari as its new Country Manager for Kenya. Eva will serve as the Senior Business Development Leader and Country Manager for Kenya, reporting to Corine Mbiaketcha, Vice President and General Manager for Visa in East Africa, and will be…
  • 10 Sep 2020 - There has been a shortage of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) in all public health facilities across the country for the last four months. For four months now, more than 2,000,000 Kenyans living with HIV and AIDS and who rely on public hospitals for the supply of ARVs have been going without the drug. A…
  • 10 Sep 2020 - By Nsunjo Erica Nairobi County workers are willing to strike and paralyze the city services if the National Treasury fails to pay their July and August salary arrears. The ultimatum comes after last week, City Hall, through the acting County Secretary Justus Kathenge, announced to the workers that…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - Just a few days after successfully launching three amazing phones and a band in the Kenyan market, the world’s fastest-growing smartphone maker realme has hit the Kenyan ground moving with another new product. The realme Buds Air Neo is set to revolutionize the “listening culture” in Kenya by…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - Alemu Emuron, Group Creative Director at the Kenya offices of Ogilvy Africa, is one of the three African creative leads selected to judge the One Club Next Creative Leaders show.  Next Creative Leaders, is a portfolio competition that identifies, celebrates, and gives a global platform to talented…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - LG Electronics has launched its first commercial laundry Reference store in Buruburu introducing the company’s range of commercial washers and dryers in Kenya. The Reference store is designed to provide customers business ideas and insights into LG’s Commercial Laundry System, a total laundry…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - By Getrude Matayo South African retailer Shoprite Holdings is set to fully exit the Kenyan Market barely two years after launching local operations due to the underperformance of its supermarket. Shoprite supermarket has been reviewing its long-term options in Africa as currency devaluation, supply…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will now be running the Kenya Meat Commission after it was transferred from the State Department of Livestock to the Ministry of Defence. The move by the Head of State has left Kenyans online wondering loudly how on earth the military got to do with Kenya Meat…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - By Nsunjo Erica Nairobi’s General Mohammed Badi said that Matatus will no longer be allowed to access the Central Business District (CBD) as from November in a move to reduce the congestion in the city. Appearing before the National Assembly Committee on Administration and National Security, NMS…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - The 2020 China (Cangzhou) Hardware & Building Materials Export Digital Trade Fair hosted by the Cangzhou Bureau of Commerce will be held from Sep. 15th to 19th, 2020. The event is being co-hosted by Hebei AID Exhibitions Co., Ltd, and MIE Events DMCC through GTW digital platform and will…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - The Nairobi Women’s Hospital (NWH) has introduced CT-Scan services as a response to the growing demand for specialized outpatient services in the populous county. The NWH Nakuru Hyrax Branch will begin to offer the service on a 24-hour basis following the successful installation of the specialized…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - Kenyans spent 8.01 billion shillings to import laptops and phones in four months to July amid Covid-119 restrictions that were put in place by the government. When Covid-19came knocking, millions of Kenyans started working from their homes as companies strived to cut on costs and to reduce the…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - By Nsunjo Erica Reports released show that COVID-19 has increased to the rate at which poor families are sending off their young girls into marriage following the financial burdens caused by the pandemic. Dr. S. Diwakar, the district child protection officer for Mysuru in Karnataka in India said…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - Kenya is set to host Shelter Afrique’s 39th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and annual housing symposium on September 15-17, 2020, marking the fourth time in recent years that Kenya is hosting the AGM. The event which was prior scheduled to take place at Kenya’s coastal town of Malindi will now be…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - Co-operative Bank has renewed for the fifth year running the special Motor Vehicle Purchase Schemes established with major motor vehicle dealers, Isuzu East Africa Ltd and Simba Corporation Group, to enable MSMEs to acquire the vehicles they need at highly negotiated terms. This special scheme…
  • 9 Sep 2020 - MultiChoice Kenya is urging Kenyans to sign up to the world’s most popular football extravaganza that kicks off in 2 days. The 2020-21 Premier League season commences on 12 September 2020 and will provide more thrills for SuperSport viewers on DStv and GOtv. The Premier League will kick-off on…
  • 8 Sep 2020 - Everyone loves a great bargain, but the hunt for a good deal is becoming a risky business. The technicolor world of online shopping offers consumers an abundance of choice. With a seemingly never-ending virtual high street of products, all available at the click of a mouse, shopping around to find…
  • 8 Sep 2020 - How many times have you shared your phone number on your Twitter timeline? How many times have you shared your M-Pesa message while seeking assistance from Safaricom following something such as a delay in a transaction? Did you know there are fraudsters who are always online looking to mine such…
  • 8 Sep 2020 - The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) cannot trace a whopping 896 billion shillings that were said to have been repatriated by Kenyans from their offshore accounts after a tax amnesty. In 2018, the then Cabinet Secretary of Treasury Henry Rotich gave a tax amnesty to wealthy Kenyans with cash in…
  • 8 Sep 2020 - By Nsunjo Erica Professor George Magoha, the Cabinet Secretary for Education in Kenya has been one of the most inconsistent, and clueless CS in as far as the opening of schools is concerned. The CS has been consistent with inconsistency, giving contradictory sentiments on when the schools should…
  • 8 Sep 2020 - The Central Depository and Settlement Corporation (CDSC)  has made a final payout of 935.9 million shillings to investors in the mobile-traded government bond, M-Akiba according to a statement released recently. The amount paid by the corporation includes 44.6 million shillings in interest and 891.…