Bishop Wanjiru promises 20 New Markets to Nairobi Hustlers

Nairobi County senatorial Candidate Bishop Magret Wanjiru has assured Nairobi Business Community that under her leadership Nairobi will get 20 New markets. Speaking to her supporters at New Komarock Primary School in Embakasi Central Constituency in the company of area MP Benjamin Gathiru together with other UDA, MCA aspirants Bishop Wanjiru promised that small scale traders will have a secure business environment. “We will enact policies that will offer growth opportunities and an environment suitable for business within Nairobi by building 20 new markets, the beneficiaries of the markets we…

PrideInn Group Acquires Strategic City Hotel Along Mombasa Road

By Michelle Anzaya Leading hospitality group PrideInn Hotels, Resorts and Camps has acquired a new four-star hotel to its rich portfolio as part of its plans to increase its footprint to all 47 counties across Kenya.   Dubbed PrideInn Plaza, the luxury hotel is situated in Signature Mall, an ultra-modern quintessential shopping facility located at the end of the newly constructed Nairobi Expressway in Machakos County.   PrideInn Plaza boasts 64 spacious and tastefully designed luxury rooms and suites. It also includes nine conference halls that can host hundreds of…

Mdundo Bets on Market Customisation, Data Consumption to Drive Subscription

Before the pandemic struck, African musicians mostly found success and fame through live performances, followed by radio spots and music festivals. Live performances offered a special thrill for music lovers, but they were also for a long time, one of the only avenues for selling music directly to their audience. However, as Africa’s mobile users found it easier to hold meetings, play games, view on-demand videos and listen to music via their internet-enabled phones the market dynamics shifted. Now at least 13 countries with mean mobile internet speeds of more…

Formula 1, Canadian Grand Prix preview, 19 June 2022

Viewers on DStv can look forward to the ninth round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, the Canadian Grand Prix, live from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on the evening of Sunday 19 June 2022.   SuperSport is definitely your #HomeOfSport and the ultimate destination for motorsport fans.   The previous round in Azerbaijan saw Max Verstappen lead a Red Bull one-two, with Sergio Perez in the runner-up spot and Mercedes’ George Russell completing the podium. The Ferrari duo of Charles Leclerc (who qualified on pole position) and Carlos Sainz Jnr both retired from the…

Financial Institutions must Champion Climate Action: There is only one Earth

By Paul Russo That climate change lobbyists disrupted a military parade in London during Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on June 2 is not a minor development. It got global attention, as the protesters had wanted, coming just days before the World Environment Day. But so did the climate change message. The protest is part of a wave of global push towards climate action, as the world marked the Environment Day on June 5. The 2022 World Environment Day campaign dubbed #OnlyOneEarth called for collective, transformative action on a global scale…

Equity Celebrated As Kenya’s Best Bank Overall

By Michelle Anzaya Equity Bank has been feted as the Best Bank in Kenya in the 2022 Think Business Banking Awards for the 11th consecutive year, reinforcing the Bank’s position as a market leader in the financial sector. Besides being crowned Overall Best Bank in Kenya, the Bank bagged 21 other accolades for its exemplary performance in the banking sector. The Bank was recognised for its innovations in the banking, telco, fintech and social impact sectors and for contributing to the prudence and stability of the banking sector by accelerating digital…

PACJA denounces plot to slice loss, damage from Egypt COP27 climate change agenda

MaryAnne Musilo  African Civil Society groups in Bonn, Germany have denounced a decision at the ongoing 56th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) terming the decision as risking climate change discussions into mere rhetoric. The SBI is the body that considers the biennial work programmes for the secretariat, which provide the strategic direction on how the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat can best serve the Parties and the UNFCCC process towards greater ambition of climate change…