Air Conditioners Are Not A Luxury, But A Necessity

Initially, Air Conditioners were seen as a luxury, as a product of the rich or the privileged in society. It was never thought that at one time, air conditioners will come to be a basic need, a necessity for every homestead within and without Kenya. Data by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) under its United for Efficiency (U4E) program estimated that Kenya is set to experience a 70 percent rise in the need for Air Conditioners by the year 2030. As the demand for Air Conditioners continues to rise,…

Deputy President Ruto and Azimio La Umoja Flag Bearer Raila Odinga In a level pegging contest: latest poll reveals

A new poll released by Trends and Insights Africa (TIFA) just 10 days to the August 9 general election shows that neither Raila Odinga of Azimio La Umoja nor William Ruto of Kenya Kwanza would secure a first-round win if elections were held today. According to the poll Raila’s popularity has increased by 4 per cent to stand at 46.7 per cent, while that of Ruto grew by 5 per cent to 44.4 per cent. George Wajackoyah of Roots party is at 1.8 per cent while David Mwaure of Agano party…

Surprising health benefits of rose water

Rose water has been used for thousands of years, including in the Middle Ages. It’s thought to have originated in what is now Iran. It’s been used traditionally in both beauty products and food and drink products. Rose water is created by distilling rose petals with steam. Rose water is fragrant, and it’s sometimes used as a mild natural fragrance as an alternative to chemical-filled perfumes. One of the greatest benefits of rose water is its strong anti-inflammatory properties. These properties can help treat multiple ailments, both internal and external.…

Technology Sector Partners Launch Digital Talent Program

Technology sector players have launched a Digital Talent Program that is aimed at developing digital skills in the market by taking a sustainable approach to create a healthy digital talent pipeline. In its first year, the program, which is a partnership between organisations drawn from academia, training partners, tech-hubs, Government as well as industry players, targets to upskill 1,000 participants based on the digital skills currently in high demand. So far, over 30 partners including 6 Universities, 14 Training Partners, 5 Tech-Hubs and community organizations, 7 Government agencies and 14 industry players…

StarTimes to air much waited DFL Supercup live

Pay TV operator StarTimes media has announced the planned live broadcast of the 2022/23 Bundesliga season curtain-raiser that will see Bundesliga champions FC Bayern München and Senegalese superstar Sadio Mane travelling to DFB Cup winners RB Leipzig for the DFL Supercup. The match will be live this Saturday 30th July on World Football channel from 9:30pm. Last year, Bayern won the curtain-raiser before the start of the Bundesliga season and will be looking to repeat the feat for a record-extending 10th time with a new cast of attacking talents, all eager to make their mark…

New Cyber Shujaa Program Bridges Kenya’s Cyber Security Skills Deficit

Kenya’s cyber security skillset deficit is set to be reduced by adding 5,000 professionals to the pool. The process to do so kicked off with the graduation of the first cohort of 200 executives from various banking and financial sector consulting institutions who had received practical training under the novel Cyber Shujaa program designed by the Kenya Bankers Association in partnership with USIU Africa and Serianu. The program is funded by the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE). In a speech read on her behalf by Anthony Gachanja, the Systems Auditor…