StarTimes subscribers to access increased local content

Subscribers enrolled on the Pay Television platform, StarTimes Media, will now enjoy more local content across terrestrial and satellite bouquets – thanks to the broadcaster’s latest investment in exclusive local drama – KIU. The new drama series – KIU, will premiere on Rembo TV from Monday 12th December 2022, with a new episode airing every weekday at 8pm. This year, StarTimes committed to inject an additional Ksh.200 Million in local content with KIU being the latest production, following the success of the company’s local content channel – Rembo TV. Produced by Multan…

“They are valid ” Culture Committee tells Sakaja to Listen to PERAK Petition

The pub’s Entertainment and Restaurants Association of Kenya (PERAK) met the Sectorial Committee on Culture and Community Services on Friday, December 9, 2022, over their petition to ensure the county lifts the ban that was issued against them. According to their chairman Michael Muthami, the business has made losses of over 16.1 Billion and they want to hold a joint discussion to develop guidelines on how they will ensure they curb noise pollution in the pubs and restaurants but not limited to soundproofing. “We have lost a lot of business…

KBL unveils festive gifting catalogue as Christmas season approaches

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) has launched a festive campaign dubbed Turn on the Spirit of the Season. The campaign aims at bringing together friends and families to have meaningful celebrations, inspiring joyful festivities, and new twists on traditions during this festive season. KBL’s George Karume, Shopper Manager said: “We are pleased to introduce to you this campaign that aims to bring together family and friends during this festive period. This year has been tough for most businesses and consumers due to the global pandemic shocks and economic recession. Despite this, we have to be optimistic to…

KBL unveils festive gifting catalogue as Christmas season approaches

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) has launched a festive campaign dubbed Turn on the Spirit of the Season. The campaign aims at bringing together friends and families to have meaningful celebrations, inspiring joyful festivities, and new twists on traditions during this festive season. KBL’s George Karume, Shopper Manager said: “We are pleased to introduce to you this campaign that aims to bring together family and friends during this festive period. This year has been tough for most businesses and consumers due to the global pandemic shocks and economic recession. Despite this, we have to be optimistic to…

Kenya could expand the 3D printing of body organs for medical replacement if a group of ten university students under the banner Print’nX proceed and conclude their project to develop synthetic body organs using 3D printing technology. The unique project is among those selected by a panel of judges to join teams participating in Huawei’s global Seeds for the Future project. The group is part of a cohort of 60 university students drawn from across the country who had graduated from an 8- day training session that exposed them to…

Carrefour Partners with Red Cross in a Famine Relief Drive

Carrefour, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim in Kenya, has partnered with the Kenya Red Cross Society to launch the ‘Save a Life’ campaign aimed at supporting Kenyans facing the hunger crisis across the country. The month-long initiative targets to reach 6,000 drought-affected families with food donations. In collaboration with Capwell industries, the leading retailer has prepared food packages containing essentials such as maize meal flour, rice and green grams. The relief hampers will be sold at a subsidised price of Kes. 599, with Carrefour and Capwell covering the…

Naivas Supermarket Launches Christmas Kikapu

Naivas supermarket has today launched Christmas Kikapu at Naivas Foodmarket Ojijo at Boardwalk Mall in Parklands along Ojijo Road, which opened today. Naivas is set to open three branches in a week’s time ahead of the Christmas festivities. The launches are set to start by Jamhuri Day, increasing the outlets’ tally to 91. “Our excitement is also compounded by the fact that this is when all the get-togethers, and homecomings are held. We now have three additional communities that shall be a part of these life moments,”  Willy Kimani Naivas…

Climate Activists keeps Pressure on Climate Demands

Following the unsatisfactory outcomes for Africa at the 27th Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27) which ended in Egypt recently, climate change activists from Kenya plan to persist with their demands and keep up the momentum ahead of the next COP set for Dubai next year. Addressing the press in Nairobi during a meeting by the Kenya Platform on Climate Governance (KPCG), Charles Mwangi, the Head of Programmes and Research at the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance urged the Kenyan climate activists not…

Agilitee to Expand Dealer Franchise Stores

GreenTech Giant Agilitee has started the roll out of its Franchise Dealerships known as Agilitee XPress which sell electric scooters and electric cars. The Green Revolution Pioneer opened its first XPress Dealership on the 1st of December 2022 in Cape Town and the store sold out everything on its first day in business, which is a great sign that Africa is truly ready for Electric Vehicles. The Agilitee XPress Dealership also houses battery swapping infrastructure for electric two and three wheelers and the charging station for all four-wheeler electric vehicle…