Why the New LG RAC Dual Cool Inverter is not your ordinary Air Conditioner

Compared to many African countries, Kenya has a pleasant temperature. However, some parts of the country tend to be hotter than others influenced by several factors, including altitude.   To survive the heat, most people have turned to Air Conditioners (ACs) for cooling. According to UNEP’s United for Efficiency 2022 fact sheet, ACs are expected to increase sales rapidly at a compound annual growth rate of 7.1% per year for the 2020-2050 period, rising from around 160,000 units in 2020 to close to one million units per year by 2050. This is…

From Climate to Finance Culture; Kenyan Women in Agribusiness Face Many Challenges

By Dominic Kirui At the foot of Mount Kenya, about 170 kilometres (105 miles) north of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, a beautiful farm named Kilima View (meaning it views the Mount Kenya and the Abadare Ranges), which brings life to the dry area with its green crops and a number of activities going on. The farm was started by Phoebe Wanja, a middle-aged woman who is formerly a banker who quit her job at the bank four years ago to concentrate on farming. Wanja’s parents lived and worked in Nairobi and…

100 Women in Finance celebrates the launch of its Kenya-East Africa location at Nairobi Securities Exchange

100 Women in Finance (“100WF”), a global non-profit finance industry organization, today marked the formal launch of its Kenya – East Africa location by ringing the closing bell at Nairobi Securities Exchange and a cocktail reception at Global Trade Center, Nairobi, sponsored by Absa, a 100WF global corporate sponsor. 100WF operates in 32 locations globally, including three locations on the African continent. 100WF’s global network and programs build a more diverse and gender-equitable finance industry by promoting diversity of thought, raising visibility, and empowering women to find their personal path…

Rise Global Challenge Opens Call For Application For Phase 3 Of The Global Challenge For Kenyan Students

Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative that brings talented people together to solve hard problems in science and society in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, an international education charity programme, has announced the opening of applications for 2023 Rise Global Challenge for young people aged between 15 to 17years (as of July 1st, 2023).       The online applications are open on the Rise website and will be available until January 25, 2023, at 16:59 GMT. Rise provides applicants with multiple opportunities during the application process to showcase their potential…

Ogilvy PR Launches Global Business Influence Offer

Ogilvy PR has launched a new Business Influence offering that will enable clients to access the burgeoning Influence business economy at the B2B level. The new offer, led by Global Head of Influence Rahul Titus, will help clients access and leverage credible industry authorities to help build brand awareness and reputation, facilitate relationships and improve employee engagement. Ogilvy PR is already using the new offer with clients including IBM, Samsung Business and Vodafone Business to build their Business Influence campaigns globally.       “Using Influence in Business is not…