National Oil Corporation commissions community projects for Block 14T

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya has commissioned and handed over key community sustainability projects in Block 14T (Magadi Sub-basin) where the Corporation has been undertaking oil exploration activities within the southern part of Block 14T that stretches from Kajiado, Narok to Nakuru and Baringo counties. While accompanying the Board of Directors on a tour of the Block where the Corporation is undertaking further data acquisition, the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Leparan Morintat commissioned and handed over a modern girl’s dormitory installed with forty (40) double-decker beds and completed with…

Why you need to clean you makeup brushes

We spend much of our lives in our bedrooms and bathrooms, sleeping, bathing,  putting on make-up and getting dressed. But, if these two rooms in our homes – and the items in them – aren’t cleaned well, it can have detrimental effects on our health, from triggering allergies to causing skin infections. For a fresher space, try these handy tips from Aisha Pandor, CEO of SweepSouth, and the SweepStars who keep thousands of homes clean every week. Clean out your make-up Your pretty makeup collection may be the last place…

EFG Hermes Concludes Advisory on the 2nd Issuance of Sh2.7 B Securitization Bond Offering

EFG Hermes’ investment banking division, the leading investment bank franchise in Frontier Emerging Markets (FEM), announced today the successful close of an Sh2.7 billion securitized bond issuance for real estate powerhouse Pioneers Properties for Urban Development and its affiliates – the second in an EGP 3.0 billion program. The bond is backed by a receivables portfolio of some EGP 613.5 million, assigned to EFG Hermes Holding’s Financial Group for Securitization as the issuance’s Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV). The bond is comprised of four tranches, with the first and second tranches divided into fixed…

KBL ANNOUNCES MUSIC FINALISTS AT NEXTERS TALENT SEARCH FINALE

Tusker Nexters, the talent platform by Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL)’s flagship beer brand has taken a step towards an exciting conclusion, with the adjudicating panel of Eric Wainaina, Nadia Mukami and Buddha Blaze having a difficult time whittling down the 19 talented semi-finalists form across the country down to 10. The July 21 event saw the 19 Tusker Nexters music semifinalists from across the country whittled down to 7. The artists selected to proceed to the next stage were rappers Veryl Mkali Wao from Nakuru, TK Lyon from Kisumu, and singers Bakhita from the Rift region, Lexxie and Angachi from…

OPPO announces UEFA partnership and a commitment to celebrate the beautiful game through “Inspiration Ahead”

OPPO has today announced it will partner with UEFA across different UEFA competitions including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Futsal Champions League Finals and UEFA Youth League Finals for the next two seasons. The smartphone giant will work closely with UEFA to spotlight inspirational moments on and off the pitch, and to help Kenyan football fans witness, hear and share them during the 2022-23 and 2023-24 seasons. The Kenyan football fans will experience every electrifying moment during the Champions League unforgettably, giving them a sense of in-time…

LG rolls out ‘Healthy Home Solutions’ campaign focusing on consumer and environmental well-being.

LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled the Healthy Home Solutions global campaign, encouraging consumers worldwide to take steps toward a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle at home. The campaign focuses on how to regain vitality in one’s everyday life, offering tips for better home living. Giving his remarks on the launch, LG Electronics president, Home Appliance & Air Solution Company Lyu Jae-Cheol said, “The new Healthy Home Solutions campaign is part of LG’s ongoing commitment to caring for consumers and the environment. Through this campaign, we hope to raise awareness of how simple it can…

Water and Sanitation Deserves a Major Role in Political Commitments

By Simon Thomas As the election season enters the home straight, political parties have launched their commitments to prospective voters through various manifestos. Regardless of which political philosophy one follows, this year’s major election themes have all taken aim at improving the quality of life for all and these changes have been largely welcomed, especially considering how challenging the current economic climate is. An area that requires extensive real and prolonged attention is the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector. The quality of a country’s water and sanitation infrastructure plays…