StarTimes to air ‘Team Morans’ FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers

Naima Yarrow Abdi Pay television broadcaster StarTimes Media will beam live Kenya’s ‘Team Morans’ quest for qualification to the second round of the FIBA World Cup Africa qualifiers. The upcoming Window 3 of the African Qualifiers is scheduled for Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire), Alexandria (Egypt) and Kigali (Rwanda) from 1st to 3rd July. With all groups having only played six out of their 12 matches the next 24 games will be critical in determining the final teams that will be advancing into the second round while keeping alive their dreams of reaching the…

Safaricom Sponsors Sol Generation’s D.O.P.E Campus Tour to The Tune of KES 1.5 million

By Naima Yarrow Abdi Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has announced a KES 1.5 million sponsorship towards the D.O.P.E Campus Tour that has been organised by leading record label turned creative arts company, Sol Generation. The 7-leg tour, which is delivered in partnership with Trace East Africa and powered by ABSA, seeks to reach youth in over 15 campuses across the country. It will include a musical extravaganza headlined by the label’s Nviiri the Storyteller and Bensoul, and an engagement tour where the artists and thought leaders will interact with students through short…

NHIF AND JANSSEN KENYA SEAL A PARTNERSHIP TO ENHANCE PATIENT ACCESS TO PROSTATE CANCER DRUGS

By Michelle Anzaya  Prostate cancer patients covered by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) can now access an innovator prescription drug manufactured and distributed by Janssen Kenya, one of the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, as part of a strategic development to expand access to quality treatment regimes in Kenya. Following the signing of a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NHIF and Johnson & Johnson Middle East FZ-LLC (Janssen Kenya), the prescription drug, Abiraterone Acetate used for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer will be made available to…

LG becomes the first company in the world to earn Robot Safety Control Certification from Det Norske Veritas

By Michelle Anzaya LG Electronics (LG) is now the first company in the world to receive the ISO 13849-1 certification* for its safety controller module utilized in mobile service robots, this confirms its leadership in the field of Robot Safety Technology. The certification is also proof of LG’s technological capabilities and commitment to creating safe, new innovations for a better life. It applies to LG’s advanced safety controllers for robots and was issued by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), an international accredited registrar and classification body headquartered in Norway. Commenting on the certification, LG…