Facebook and CNN focus on Together Apart at Ramadan

Facebook is the exclusive partner for a new series across CNN TV and digital platforms about maintaining community and connection during Ramadan. The 10-part series, Together Apart at Ramadan, will highlight how a spirit of togetherness can be maintained virtually. Through a mixture of English and Arabic language content, Together Apart at Ramadan will showcase the continued connection between families, friends and communities during Ramadan, despite the current situation regarding Covid-19, and demonstrate creative ways to keep traditions alive and inspire hope. In collaboration with CNN International Commercial (CNNIC), Facebook will be the exclusive brand partner across…

Mount Kenya MCA petition government to Transfers Chiefs, Assistants to Enhance Service Delivery

Mount Kenya MCA caucus chairman, Hon Charles Mwangi Ng’anga from muranga’s Ichagaki ward,who recently donated his full salary to National Emergency Response Committee in Fight Against COVID-19 has now urged the National Government to arm chiefs with guns and make it mandatory for them to be “transferred after every two years’ like other Administration civil servants. In a letter written to Ministry of interior CS Fred Matiang’i and Dr Ps Karanja Kibicho,MCA proposes that they should work on contract basis”.performance be evaluated at every 7years with an option of renewing…

300 bouquets flowers for Hope sent to UK in Solidarity amid Covid-19

Kenya has sent over 300 bouquets of flowers to London, United Kingdom in a show of solidarity with a country that remains its prime floriculture market amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The consignment was flown by the national carrier Kenya Airways Friday night and received by Flamingo Limited UK. The flowers will be distributed to those in the frontline of combating the pandemic including doctors, nurses and recovering patients and care homes in a campaign dubbed Flowers For Hope. The initiative stems from a committee set up by President Uhuru Kenyatta…

Samsung Announces Blood Pressure Monitoring Application for Galaxy Watch Devices

Samsung Electronics announced today that the Samsung Health Monitor app has been cleared by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), as a Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), making it a government-cleared, over-the-counter and cuffless blood pressure monitoring application. The Samsung Health Monitor app, when paired with advanced sensor technology on the Galaxy Watch Active2,1 enables you to easily and more conveniently measure and track your blood pressure. Globally, high blood pressure is known to significantly increase your risk of brain, kidney and heart diseases, including stroke and…

StarTimes Launches Online Shopping Platform, StarTimes GO

Pay Television provider StarTimes Kenya has introduced an interactive online shopping platform named StarTimes GO. The platform will offer the public access to an enhanced shopping experience through integrated services available via television, Online and calls. StarTimes Go, will be available through the company’s over the top streaming media application StarTimes ON and as 15-minute programs that will broadcast on the pay television platform’s Rembo, Border and Tripple P channels where customers will be in a position to select, order and pay for different products through the application’s electronic wallet options including…