Jiji Kenya Bags The Best Classifieds Award For The Third Time in a Row

Jiji, the biggest African marketplace platform, today announced that they have won the Best Classifieds Service Award. The honour came despite some stiff competition from many other classifieds and Jiji Kenya is once again proud to be maintaining its top position. The award was presented to them during the 4th Annual Kenya E-commerce Awards that was held in PrideInn, Westlands. Hailed as the “E-commerce highest honours in Kenya,” the Kenya E-commerce Awards, sponsored by Finserve, is the leading local awards organisation, honouring excellence in the e-commerce sector. They nominate and…

Peter Kioko Named National Bank of Kenya Acting Managing Director

By Michelle Anzaya The Board of National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has appointed Peter Kioko as the acting Managing Director for the Bank, effective June 10, 2022.   The position became vacant following the appointment of Paul Russo as the KCB Group PLC Chief Executive Officer on May 25, 2022.  “KCB Group is delighted to have Peter steer National Bank to greater heights. Peter has played a pivotal role in driving the transformation of National Bank. Hence his appointment reflects our commitment to continue strengthening the business,” said Mr. Russo while announcing…

University student leaders now want Sakaja back to class and finish his studies

By Michelle Anzaya The top leadership of University Students across all public and private universities on Monday condemned the now-infamous trend where several politicians have been connected to either having questionable Degree certificates or fake ones. Addressing the media from outside the gates of the University of Nairobi, the student leaders led by former SONU Chairperson Simon Mwangi and current UNSA Secretary-General Vivian Kabiru, the leaders have specifically taken issue with Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja who was apparently a student at UoN but did not graduate. They are now appealing…

Peter Kioko Named National Bank of Kenya Acting Managing Director

The Board of National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has appointed Peter Kioko as the acting Managing Director for the Bank, effective June 10, 2022. The position became vacant following the appointment of Paul Russo as the KCB Group PLC Chief Executive Officer on May 25, 2022. Announcing the appointment, Mr Russo: “KCB Group is delighted to have Peter steer National Bank to greater heights. Peter has played a pivotal role in driving the transformation of National Bank. Hence his appointment reflects our commitment to continue strengthening the business.” Peter is currently the Director, Finance and…

Panel of eminent jurists name African climate change, environment reporting Award finalists

MaryAnne Musilo After a rigorous process of judging entries in the seventh African Climate Change and Environment Reporting Awards (ACCER) 2022, a panel of jurists selected to conduct the exercise have pleasure of declaring the finalists to receive prizes today. This ACCER Award is an initiative of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), Africas largest coalition of civil society groups, faiths and community based organisations, academia, researchers and individuals who advocate for fair and just climate regimes for African people. According to the ACCER Award judges, Charles Ayitey (Ghana);…