Richard Ngatia to represent Kenya at Invest in Africa Summit

Kenya Chambers of Commerce and Industry President Richard will be among the keynote speakers at the Invest in Africa Summit that will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The event that brings together over 30 African Countries will be held on 1st and 2nd at the Royal Tropical Institute. It will bring together over 400 delegates and investors. Ngatia will also be attending the event in his capacity as the special envoy for trade- a new role given to him by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The conference is focused on highlighting Africa’s…

Emirates and Dilmah Tea celebrate 30 years of partnership  

Emirates and Dilmah Tea have enjoyed a longstanding partnership of brewing the finest teas on board and in Emirates’ airport lounges around the world for the past 30 years. To mark the milestone on International Tea Day, all Emirates’ customers will get a special tea box when they fly from Dubai on Saturday. In addition, First Class customers on flights to the UK will be treated to a food pairing, and Emirates’ Onboard Lounge will offer Dilmah Tea infused mocktails on Saturday. The special tea pack for all customers who…

Ascent Rift valley Fund buys majority in Valley Hospital in Nakuru

Ascent Rift Valley Fund II LP, a leading East African private equity firm in the region has acquired a significant equity stake of Valley Hospital Limited (“Valley Hospital”) located in Nakuru City, Kenya. David Owino, Managing Partner of Ascent Capital Advisory Services LLP commented, “We are very excited about the fund’s investment into Valley Hospital. It is a hospital with enormous potential, and we look forward to serving the residents of Nakuru County by offering high-quality affordable healthcare as well as working with the medical community and other stakeholders. Together with…

LG Tone Free Earbuds, Made For Ears, Designed For Mother Nature

You may have heard a lot about earbuds. Indeed, people are increasingly dropping the use of the long-wired traditional earphones and adopting the use of earbuds. As a result, so many wireless earbuds have hit the market. Of all the earbuds you may have heard of, I bet you have not heard about the magic of LG Tone Free Earbuds that are defined by great features; design, sound, Google Assistant, water-resistant, dynamic speaker unit, dual microphones, fast charging among others. LG Tone Free Earbuds have been weighted and balanced to…

UGANDA TOURISM BOARD IN ROADSHOW TO ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS FROM KENYA

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is seeking to partner with Kenyan tour operators to boost intra Africa tourism between the two East African countries with a focus on encouraging more tourists from Kenya to explore the natural, adventure, leisure, business and cultural attractions that Uganda has to offer. The roadshow comes in the wake of an intensified campaign by UTB to reposition Uganda – The Pearl of Africa’ as a leading tourism destination in Africa under a new brand dubbed “Explore Uganda”. To kick off the activities, UTB has launched a…

Planning to relocate abroad? Here are 5 things you need to know

If given a chance, 35% of Kenyan youth would leave the country to find a better job abroad, escape poverty or pursue an education. This is according to a groundbreaking 2019 survey by Afrobarometer that explores attitudes towards relocating abroad in 33 African countries. Despite the openness to relocating abroad among a significant number of young Kenyans, the choice to relocate to a foreign country is not an easy one. Immersing yourself in a new culture, potentially learning a new language, and physical separation from friends and loved ones back home…

LONDON DISTILLERS KENYA WINS GLOBAL AWARDS AT THE MONDE SELECTION QUALITY AWARDS

By Michelle Anzaya London Distillers Kenya (LDK) is proud to announce that its brands Safari Rare Whisky and Kenya King Gin have won two global awards at the 2022 Monde Selection Quality Awards. The Safari Rare Whisky won the Gold Award while Kenya King Gin won a Silver award of quality. “Competing against a record-breaking number of over a thousand entries from all corners of the world, London Distillers Kenya displayed a strong performance at the competition,” said Mr Avin Galot, Managing Director of London Distillers Kenya, “Our vigorous research and…

Absa Bank Kenya earns Global Recognition for its energy and water efficiency investments

Absa Bank Kenya has received the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) global Certification for integrating green building technologies in accordance with global standards. The bank, the first in Kenya to receive the award, has invested nearly KES45 million in retrofitting its outlets, which include Nkrumah, Kisii, Queensway Branches, Westend HQ, and Bishops Gate Head Office.   Throughout the redevelopment process, the bank’s branches and headquarters saw energy-efficient LED lights refitted, reducing the bank’s carbon footprint significantly. Additionally, the buildings now boast of water efficiency…