OGILVY AFRICA AND SAVANNAH LABS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO CREATE WEB3 SOLUTIONS FOR MARKETERS ACROSS AFRICA

Leading brand communications network, Ogilvy Africa has announced a strategic partnership with Kenyan founded blockchain company, Savannah Labs, to lead the way in developing Web3.0 (web3) solutions for brands and marketers in Sub-Saharan Africa. A vision for a more democratic version of today’s online world, web3 will reduce the control of data by the few, empowering individuals to connect, collaborate and transact peer-to-peer.  Underpinned      with blockchain technology      the metaverse and      web3 will change our relationships with the online world profoundly. Through this agreement, Ogilvy Africa and Savannah Labs will collaborate and share complementary skills and…

Radisson Hotel Group Officially Opens Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort In Zambia.

Radisson Hotel Group has today announced the opening of Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort, Zambia. Nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River, the resort is the Group’sfirst safari resort in Africa and first resort in Zambia, and is a key step towards its goal of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025. Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort is ideally located near the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, 2km south of the historic city of Livingstone, and 4km northwest of the famous Victoria Falls, one of the…

Why merchants are switching to the One Equity Till Number as their preferred payment platform

The One Equity Till Number is one of Equity’s fastest-growing digital channel according to the Group’s recently released third-quarter financial results. The value of transactions made on the platform grew threefold (298%) from Kes 84.1 billion in Q3 2021 to Kes 334.6 billion in Q3 2022. During the same period, One Equity Till Number transactions grew by 379% from 15.8 million transactions in the first nine months of 2021 to 75.5 million transactions in 2022. Today, it is quite easy to spot the One Equity Till Number signage affixed to…

Technology for Climate Action Hackathon encourages youth to develop tech-based solutions to climate change

Jacob’s Ladder Africa and Moringa School announced the winners of the Technology for Climate Hackathon which challenged young people to develop innovative tech-based solutions to address the impact of climate change in the country. Wara Farm led by Verah Kwamboka and David Nene emerged as the winner for their artificial intelligence (AI) powered solution to mitigate inefficiencies in food supply chains as a means to address food insecurity in the country. The solution decentralises supply chain processes and increases farmers’ access to information and tools they require to improve their…

KCB Group Plc Completes Acquisition of DRC-based Trust Merchant Bank (TMB)

KCB Group Plc has announced the completion of the acquisition of Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) after receiving all the regulatory approvals. The Group now owns 85% stake in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) based lender. KCB Group obtained the regulatory green light in Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the COMESA Competition Commission, setting the stage for the Group to acquire 85% of the shares in TMB. KCB Group CEO Paul Russo said the transaction will positively contribute towards KCB’s increased scale of operations by establishing its…

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES SECRET SANTA LIST FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

This Holiday Season, Samsung Electronics announces their Secret Santa gifting Holiday Season list to pamper loved ones (and yourself) with Samsung’s latest and greatest tech gadgets and accessories that will help you kick start 2023. The top gadgets on the Secret Santa list include the recently launched Galaxy Flip 4 and Fold 4, The Galaxy Buds pro, and the Freestyle which was recently announced as one of Oprah’s favorite things to give this Christmas. From customizable digital appliances to immersive digital displays and the latest mobile devices from Samsung, there is something for everyone this Holiday Season. For the jet setters, Samsung lists the Galaxy Z Flip 4…

South Lake Villas by Optiven in Naivasha placing Nakuru County in world map

Nakuru is known as the home of startups having birthed some of the renowned brands in Kenya and globally and in the last 5 years, the County real estate market has grown exponentially with the recent elevation to city status. The UN-Habitat listed Nakuru as one of the fastest-growing towns in East and Central Africa owing to its central location. It is projected that the county has an economic potential worth Sh200 billion in agricultural value addition, manufacturing, geothermal exploration, tourism, and real estate. This coupled with the elevation of…

Safaricom’s BAZE debuts exclusive local content ahead of the festive season

Safaricom  has today announced the release of new and exclusive local content on the BAZE video platform ahead of the festive season. Customers will have access to unlimited and affordable video entertainment for a low price of KES 10 daily, with exclusive content from renowned content creators like Njugush, Awinja, Terrence Creative, Crazy Kennar, King Kaka, Flaqo and Desagu. The platform continues to offer a variety of edutainment, agriculture, faith-based, drama, comedy, lifestyle, and culture content and so much more, making Safaricom BAZE the video partner of choice and a…

Coca-Cola Kenya Hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup Finale in Mombasa in a Bid to Enhance Customer Experience Across the Country.

Coca-Cola Kenya hosted the final public viewing event of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Sunday 18th December at the Mama Ngina Waterfront Park in Mombasa County. The Argentina VS France match ended in favor of Argentina who scored 4-2 in penalties against France after a 3-3 draw. Hundreds of football fans showed up all geared up and excited to cheer their favorite teams. Also in attendance were Coca-Cola Mombasa staff, different industry stakeholders, partners, and all-around football fans who got the chance to watch the match live in front…