StarTimes Secures Top Rank Boxing, Motor racing Broadcast Rights

Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has acquired exclusive broadcast rights for the 2020 Bob Arum’s Top Rank boxing events. This will see the broadcaster air live boxing events including various world title bouts on the roster. Top Rank Inc. stands as one of the world’s premiere boxing promoters where for nearly half a century; it has produced some of the most exciting bouts. Top Rank’s current stable of champions include Vasiliy Lomachenko, Terence Crawford, Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez, Jose Ramirez and Tyson Fury. Additionally, the company has secured Extreme E…

Kakuma Creative Camp: Youths Using Talents to tell their stories.

CNN International revisits the Kakuma refugee camp to check in with the talented young creatives turning one of Africa’s largest refugee camps into their own artistic space – even during the pandemic. Kenya’s Kakuma camp is home to almost 200,000 refugees. In 2018, CNN met young refugees living in the camp who were using film, song, and their creative talents to tell their own stories. Filmmaker Amina Rwimo spoke about her motivation, “I want to educate. I want to pass message, I want to entertain. All those things because with…

Sonko calls on defaulters to take advantage of waiver period

 Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has called on Land Rates defaulters to take advantage of the ongoing one-month waiver period to clear their debts. The county announced a 100% waiver on interest (penalties) for all land rate defaulters in the city. The waiver period runs from September 15, 2020 to October 15, 2020. The National Assembly,Parliament, defense department, treasury and police remain the top defaulters. The county is owed Sh 25 billion by the department of defense,Sh 23 billion by treasury and parliament Sh 396 million. The amnesty period would only…

Reshaping realities: Africa’s post-pandemic recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly eroded the overall improvement in risk-reward scores seen across the African continent in recent years, but this should not deter investors. Specialist risk consultancy Control Risks  and independent global advisory NKC African Economics, the Africa-focused subsidiary of Oxford Economics, have today launched the fifth edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index. The index offers a comparative snapshot of market opportunities and risks across the continent. It provides a grounded, longer-term outlook of key trends shaping the investment landscape in major African economies, which should inform the…

realme C15: The first 6000mAh with AI Quad Camera smartphone to be launched in Kenya

realme C15  massive battery supports 46 hours of continuous calls or 28 hours of YouTube watching, with an average standby time of up to 57 days. Key specs 6000mAh with 57 days standby capacity  C series with AI Quad Camera 18W Quick Charge Super Nightscape The smartphone market seems to be headed for greater heights given the magnitude of the new products being launched in Kenya including some by the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand, realme. realme has so far created a full product portfolio of smartphones- from entry-level all-rounders C…

realme Smartphone takes Kenyan market by storm week after being rolled out

realme 6 seems to have touched Kenyans with its most powerful 64Mp quad-camera in its category, as well as its affordability, retailing at 29,999 shillings including a free realme band priced at 2,999 shillings. What motivates Kenyans into embracing the use of technology, most specifically, the use of smartphones? Is it passion for change? The will to want to see a better future that thrives on the wheels of technology? In a report released in 2019, Kenya is leading the continent in terms of smartphone penetration and internet usage with…

Kenyan entrepreneurs receive mentorship from global investment giants

The Endeavor Investment Network held its first workshop in Africa, an event, designed to provide investors with access to high-impact entrepreneurs and key members of the business and venture ecosystems in emerging markets in Africa. The participants included local entrepreneurs from Kenya, Endeavor entrepreneurs, regional investors, and international investors including global investor network members such as TPG Rise Fund, Wamda Capital, and IFC Ventures. The  Endeavor  Investor  Network’s signature “Speed-networking” session allows for  matching  amongst entrepreneurs and investors together by geography, sector and stage for 25 minute connections. The outcome of these connections is often  the…

Paxful Expands Beyond Bitcoin, Adds Tether to its Platform

Global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, announced today the addition of Tether (USDT) to its platform. The inclusion of USDT, the world’s largest stablecoin by market value, will assist users in combating a volatile market, protecting their assets, and expanding their portfolio. The industry has seen a surging demand for a stable digital currency amidst fears of an economic recession in both traditional and digital markets. In the last 12 months, Tether has established itself as a champion amongst stablecoins, with a market capitalization of over $13 billion. “We consider this a big…

realme Buds Air Neo officially launched in the Kenyan Market

realme is among the fastest-growing brands in Kenya. The smartphone brand is now providing the best of the products at the most affordable prices in the Kenyan Market. realme Buds Air Neo is new product that has now been officially launched in the Kenyan Market along with other products like realme watch and realme band. Featuring an AirPods-like design, the Buds Air Neo have a list of upgrades over the Buds Air that Realme launched last year. The new earbuds come with bigger, 13mm drivers than the 12mm sound unit…