Samsung Recognized As The 2022 Global No.1 TV Brand For 16 Years.

Samsung Electronics topped the global TV market for the 16th consecutive year with an increase of 19.8% of the market share according to market research firm Omdia. The research firm conducted a study of the global market in the appliances category where Samsung was recognized as the best TV brand. The award comes after Samsung sold 9.43 million QLED TV’s last year alone and further data indicates that 42.1% were high-end TVs which accounted for 44.9% of supersize TVs with screens 80 inches or bigger. This year, at CES 2022, Samsung launched…

Lighten the load: Low energy ways to deep clean your home

We’re well into a new season where we are experiencing hotter days and nights, but you’ll be forgiven if you just haven’t been able to muster the energy for the annual clean synonymous with this time of the year. At the same time, children are set to close school for the long holidays, and the festivities are just around the corner. There’s so much to do within the home at this time. Power outages can sometimes contribute to the piling of items to be cleaned within the home, causing a…

Dr. Kariuki gives Tips on Land Acquisition Amidst Tawdry Markets

Real estate expert have urged land buyers in Kenya to do their due diligence before committing to acquire property, at a time when fraud cases in the sector have risen. Dr. Hezekiah Kariuki- Managing Director, Comfort Homes real estate company, urges Kenyans to take caution when acquiring land. Dr. Kariuki says that many people do not follow the right measures when buying land and this exposes them to fraudsters. People struggle to get money for investment but they don’t take their time to follow the right procedures in purchasing land…

DTB LAUNCHES ZAWADI, A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR WOMEN-OWNED SMES

Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) has launched a special account for women running Small and Medium Enterprises. Dubbed Zawadi, the account is designed to enable women access favourable credit terms to grow their businesses from one stage to the next. The account was launched at a financial literacy forum in Nakuru attended by more than 3,000 women owning and running SMEs. The bank also introduced a special account for the small savings groups commonly referred to as chamas. The SMEs that open either of the accounts with DTB will be eligible…

SAMSUNG RECOGNIZED AS THE 2022 GLOBAL NO.1 TV BRAND FOR 16 YEARS

Samsung Electronics topped the global TV market for the 16th consecutive year with an increase of 19.8% of the market share according to market research firm Omdia. The research firm conducted a study of the global market in the appliances category where Samsung was recognized as the best TV brand. The award comes after Samsung sold 9.43 million QLED TV’s last year alone and further data indicates that 42.1% were high-end TVs which accounted for 44.9% of supersize TVs with screens 80 inches or bigger. This year, at CES 2022, Samsung launched…

Huawei angles for Net 5.5G technology by 2025

Even as the world continues to unravel the new 5G technology, leading telecommunications player Huawei is already angling on the next big thing- Net 5.5G. This future technology, says Huawei, is only three to eight years away and is expected to be an upgrade of the current 5G.   According to the President of Huawei’s Data Communication Product Line Kevin Hu, Net 5.5G is designed for the near future where data centers will become more integral for running business with a high degree of automation and digitalization and demand from…

How diaspora remittances have shaped Kenya’s economy

By Ivan Kanyali   In 2021, remittance inflows to Kenya reached an all-time record of USD 3.71 billion, an increase of more than ten times since 2005. Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) data further shows that in the first nine months of 2022, remittance inflows equaled USD 2.9 billion, a slight improvement from USD 2.7 billion in the first nine months of 2021. In line with the rising cost of living and inflation globally, the importance of remittance inflows to countries like Kenya are vitally important. A recent multi-country study by the…

Mi Vida begins selling Riruta and new Garden City projects targeting a mix of investors and homeowners

  Mi Vida is targeting the affordable market segment in Riruta and homebuyers for Amaiya, Garden City Strong market demand for investable quality units has seen all one-bedroom units at Mi Vida at Garden City sell-out Keza has a Ksh2.3 million entry point while Amaiya starts at Ksh9.5 million   Mi Vida Homes has opened the sale of its affordable housing project in Riruta, dubbed Keza and a new mid-market housing project at Garden City, dubbed Amaiya. Both projects are targeting investors seeking a mix of higher yields, affordability, and…

Xylem Moves to Address Sanitation Problems at Drive Inn Primary School

Over 1500 school going children and teachers are set to benefit from a new water program at Drive Inn Primary School in as sponsors move to address sanitation challenges in Learning institutions. This is after International water solutions provider Xylem, through their corporate social investment arm Xylem Watermark, injected Sh850,000 towards providing technical support to ensure all systems are running and producing quality water for human consumption. Xylem hosted a cleanup event at Drive Inn Primary School (Ruaraka) and donated $7000 (Ksh850,000) with the funds set to go towards rehabilitating…

DTB Launches Zawadi, A Special Account For Women-Owned SMEs

Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) has launched a special account for women running Small and Medium Enterprises. Dubbed Zawadi, the account is designed to enable women access favourable credit terms to grow their businesses from one stage to the next. The account was launched at a financial literacy forum in Nakuru attended by more than 3,000 women owning and running SMEs. The bank also introduced a special account for the small savings groups commonly referred to as chamas. The SMEs that open either of the accounts with DTB will be eligible…