WINGS TO FLY APPLICANTS UNDERGO VERIFICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS AHEAD OF COMMISSIONING OF THE 2023 COHORT

The selection process of recipients of the 2023 Wings to Fly scholarships is ongoing in different parts of the country. Equity Group Foundation (EGF) and Equity Bank in partnership with the German Development Agency, KfW will be offering 1,000 comprehensive secondary school scholarships to bright children from financially challenged backgrounds who sat for their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations in 2022 and scored over 350 marks. The 2023 cohort will bring to 48,009 the total number of scholars who have benefitted from EGF’s comprehensive secondary school scholarship programs…

Experts wary of the climate-induced stress on drought-hit individuals, families in the Horn of Africa

Unlike his Turkana tribesmen whose livelihood revolve around rearing livestock, Jacob Ebenyo, 54 never depended so much on his animals. His primary call, he says, “has been pastoring God’s flock,” referring to ministering at the village church in Kodopa location of Loima sub County, Turkana County, north west of Kenya that boarders south Sudan. However, for once in many years, Ebenyo has been distracted and gotten concerned with the livestock his family owns. The ongoing drought is decimating them in their hundreds. Like his neighbours, Ebenyo spends sleepless nights wondering…

StarTimes to broadcast all 32 games of the African Nations Championship 2022

Africa’s leading digital TV operator, StarTimes will broadcast all 32 games of the African Nations Championship 2022 (CHAN 2022) tournament across its five sports channels and StarTimes ON App on live and in HD. StarTimes is entitled to exploit all CAF CHAN 2022 matches in English, Portuguese and all locally-spoken languages. The CHAN 2022 tournament will be held in Algeria from January 13th to February 4th, it is the 7th edition of the biennial football tournament, in which only players competing in the local leagues of their country can participate. The locally-based…

Nairobi Business Leaders forum to be hosted by KQ Chairman Michael Joseph

Former Principal Executive Director at Britam PLC  Stephen Wandera has launched a mentorship programme aimed at equipping teenagers with the necessary skills to  be prepared for the future. Speaking during the launch of the programme , Wandera says the move was necessitated by the need in the market as the majority of teens in Kenya lack adult support and direction leaving them lost and unprepared for the future. “Nearly half of Kenyan teens will be ill prepared for the future dampening the  growth of the country that has 12.1 million…