Jiji Users Set to Reap Big this Black Friday Season

Jiji Kenya, the largest online marketplace has today announced Black Friday offers for both the buyers and sellers on their platform. Sellers who purchase the Premium Prices ranging from one month to one year during this month, will enjoy up to 20% discount for each of the packages. The platform also has a Black Friday landing page where sellers have posted products with slashed prices and major discounts in the different categories, such as cars, electronics, property, fashion, mobile phones and tablets. A Mastercard study on consumer spending has revealed…

Equity Group Donates KES 120 million Towards Drought Mitigation in Kenya

Equity Group and the family of Dr. James Mwangi have donated Kes 120 million to address the plight of Kenyans affected by the current drought in the country. The amount is composed of Kes 60 million from Equity Group and another Kes 60 million from the family of Dr. James Mwangi. Speaking at a consultative meeting presided over by His Excellency President H.E William Ruto to discuss the current drought situation in the country, Dr. James Mwangi, Equity Group Managing Director and CEO said that the drought issue is a…

All You Need To Know About The Samsung Galaxy AO4S

Samsung’s latest entry-level phone gets a makeover and has also improved in some aspects compared to its predecessor. The Galaxy A04s is supposed to have everything a smartphone needs, retailing between 20,000 KSH and 23,000 KSH. It is one of Samsung’s mid-range models and its features include a 90Hz display, a high-resolution camera and a large battery. Software The Samsung Galaxy A04s is powered by Exynos 8 Octa 850 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. It runs on Android OS v12.0 out of the box and comes…

New LG Residential AC Reduces Energy Use By 55 Per cent, Cuts User Power Costs

Access to energy is crucial not only for the attainment of health and education outcomes but also for reducing the cost of doing business and for unlocking economic potential and creating jobs. In this regard, it is wise that every household, in Africa and across the world subscribes to appliances that are not only friendly to the environment but also energy-friendly in terms of consumption per capita and costs. With Kenyans experiencing tough economic times as a result of increased inflation currently at 9.2 per cent, cutting costs is probably…

EQUITY GROUP DONATES KES 120 MILLION TOWARDS DROUGHT MITIGATION IN KENYA

Equity Group and the family of Dr. James Mwangi have donated Kes 120 million (USD 1 million) to address the plight of Kenyans affected by the current drought in the country. The amount is composed of Kes 60 million from Equity Group and another Kes 60 million from the family of Dr. James Mwangi.   Speaking at a consultative meeting presided over by His Excellency President H.E William Ruto to discuss the current drought situation in the country, Dr. James Mwangi, Equity Group Managing Director and CEO said, “The drought…

KCB Group CEO Paul Russo Appointed to the UNEP-FI Leadership Council

KCB Group CEO Paul Russo has been appointed to serve on the United Nations Environment Programme Finance (UNEP-FI) Leadership Council, joining other global leaders in mainstreaming and deepening sustainability integration across the financial industry.   The UNEP FI Leadership Council brings together a group of CEOs and chairpersons of institutions who have been elected to serve on the UNEP-FI Global Steering Committee, the board of the Principles for Responsible Banking or the board of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance.   Mr. Russo’s appointment to the UNEP-FI Leadership Council underpins the…

Pathway To Eliminate Energy Poverty In Africa Set For 2030 As South Africa Weans Off Coal

Africa’s Energy Week held in Cape Town, South Africa, brought together various leaders to discuss the issue of energy poverty and the transition to renewable energy in the continent.   According to Verner Ayukegba,Senior Vice President of the African Energy Chamber, there are “600 million people without any kind of access to energy, and 900 million people, mostly women and children, without any access to clean cooking fuels.   From that perspective, Africa’s energy situation needs significant investments in generating power for all those people. That is why industry players have decided…

HMD Global unveils new C-series hero Nokia C31 in Kenya, delivering on durability and a three-day battery life

High-definition display, triple rear and selfie cameras and a long-lasting battery life all rolled into a tough, durable design at an ultra-affordable price point Love it: Android 12, improved 6.7” HD display and triple rear and selfie cameras powered by Camera by Google Trust it: AI-powered three-day battery life1 and two years of quarterly security updates2 for maximum security Keep it: Superior durability with IP52 protection from the elements from one of the toughest manufacturing standards in the world Giant mobile maker HMD Global has unveiled Nokia C31, in Kenya making it the latest smartphone to be…

Pathway to eliminate energy poverty in Africa set for 2030 as South Africa weans off coal

Africa’s Energy Week held in Cape Town, South Africa, brought together various leaders to discuss the issue of energy poverty and the transition to renewable energy in the continent. According to Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President of the African Energy Chamber, there are “600 million people without any kind of access to energy, and 900 million people, mostly women and children, without any access to clean cooking fuels. From that perspective, Africa’s energy situation needs significant investments in generating power for all those people. That is why industry players have decided to champion…

Electrical Vehicles Enthusiasts organize E-Mobility Expo to spur uptake

Association for Electrical Mobility and development in Africa (AEMDA) in partnership with various Electrical Automobiles enthusiasts such as Vehicle and Equipment Leasing Limited (VAELL), Go Electric Limited, Utu Cars, EVCHAJA,  Drive Electric Limited, Absa Bank, Tesla car owners, UNEP with support from the Africa E-Mobility Industry Action (AFEMI) among others, held an Electrical Vehicles (EVs) and related automobiles expo  Saturday the 29th of October 2022 at the Waterfront, Karen, Nairobi, during the Africa E-Mobility Week which came to a colorful end after a series of activities that involved the launch of…