Sonko-I support Uhuru’s plans for Nairobi

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said that the Nairobi Metropolitan Service Director General to cabinet meetings is a good gesture from President Uhuru Kenyatta in his commitment to improve service delivery in the city. The governor clarified that he has no problem with the move as long as all engagement will be done within law. “It is a decision by the President and I cannot oppose what the President thinks is good for Nairobi,” Sonko said The governor once again clarified that he has no problem with NMS and that…

Sonko to roll out massive youth empowerment program

Sonko to roll out massive youth empowerment program Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko will next month roll out a Youth Development Program that will see at least 20,000 youths directly involved in various community based activities.  The governor on Friday announced that the department of Youths and Education is working with various stakeholders to finalize on modalities through which the county government will fund all youth’s related activities.  Among the plans the county has is to introduce the Youth Talent Development Bill that will allow the county to fund artistes, sporting activities…

realme Smartphone takes Kenyan market by storm week after being rolled out

realme 6 seems to have touched Kenyans with its most powerful 64Mp quad-camera in its category, as well as its affordability, retailing at 29,999 shillings including a free realme band priced at 2,999 shillings. What motivates Kenyans into embracing the use of technology, most specifically, the use of smartphones? Is it 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 penetration and internet usage with…

Three women tech entrepreneurs providing sexual reproductive solutions during COVID-19

On June President Uhuru Kenyatta called for a multi-sectoral partnership approach to tame the rapidly increase in Gender Based Violence (GBV) happening in homes, mental health and instances of teenage pregnancies. While these cases are commonly attributed to financial constraints that may lead to transactional ‘sex for pads’ and ‘sex for fish’ that is rampant in women and girls from disadvantaged backgrounds, Genesis Care, Inteco Kenya ARI and MumsVillage have been at the forefront in mitigating these issues. In 2018, the Graça Machel Trust, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Kenya…