Nice & Lovely Launches Limited Edition Body Lotion To Promote Girl-Child Education

By Michelle Anzaya Kenya’s No. 1 body lotion; Nice & Lovely has today launched a limited-edition lotion in partnership with Sky Girls Kenya. The campaign dubbed ” She’s counting on you” is aimed at boosting the confidence of the girl using the lotion, and on another, to help another girl stay in school. “We are proud to announce a partnership that will see Nice &Lovely commit to donate Ksh 5 for every limited-edition lotion bought,” said L’Oreal Managing Director, Serge Sacre during the product launch ceremony held in Nairobi .…

Azimio Gains Support From People Living With Disability in Mount Kenya.

People Living with Disability in the Mount Kenya region have applauded the appointment of Martha Karua as Raila Odinga’s running mate. Led by their leaders, they have called out all those living with disability to join and support Azimio saying it is where they will benefit if they get into government in the forthcoming General Elections. “We us people living with Disability support Azimio because it is where we will have an opportunity. Martha is a mother and where you get a mother being helped the next person is a…

FAMILY BANK ACQUIRES 1.95 BILLION FOR ONWARD LENDING TO SMES AND THE EDUCATION SECTOR

By Michelle Anzaya Family Bank has secured a total of Ksh. 1.95 billion, USD 17 million, from BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (BlueOrchard) managed funds to extend to the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and to support the education sector. The funding will be used for onward lending to MSMEs to enable the resumption of business operations from the challenges of COVID-19, to expand access to affordable credit extended to SMEs by the Bank and to promote access to education for secondary, higher and vocation education levels through customised financial services. “Our long-term business perspective is to…

Canon to Showcase Latest Digital Technologies And Innovation At GPP 2022

Canon Central & North Africa, the leading provider of imaging technologies and services will be participating at Gulf Print & Pack (GPP) 2022 and showcasing its entire range of state-of-the-art technologies and innovative solutions, while highlighting the latest trends within the print industry. In keeping with global trends in a post-pandemic era, where customer demand has shifted towards digital technologies, Canon will be spotlighting its digital printing technology, inkjet capabilities, wide format technology and complete workflow, from pre-press to post-press technology, spanning various industries including packaging, labelling, and retail.   As a…

How Jobseekers Can Increase their Chances of Getting Hired

In 2021, the talent competition heated up as recruiters scrambled to fill open roles created by digital transformation. It was a year in which hiring managers and professionals were left wondering about the future of employment. Employment is key, not only to the job seeker but also to the economy. This is due to the fact that the labour industry largely contributes to the GDP of a country. A strong labour force equates to a strong economy. In Kenya, however, there is a great challenge of unemployment among the youth…

2022 Samsung TVs Earn Carbon Reduction Certification from the Carbon Trust

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., who are the world’s leading TV manufacturer for 16 consecutive years, announced that its 2022 Neo QLED range of televisions earned the ‘Reducing CO2’ certification from the Carbon Trust in recognition of its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The Carbon Trust is a global climate consultancy driven by the mission to accelerate the move to a decarbonized future. The ‘Reducing CO2’ certification signifies that a product’s carbon footprint is reducing year-on-year. It evaluates the amount of GHG(Greenhouse Gas) generated throughout the entire product lifecycle using…

A New Dawn as KCB Group Plc appoints Paul Russo as Group Chief Executive Officer

The KCB Group PLC Board has today appointed Paul Russo as the company’s Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) effective May 25, 2022. He replaces Mr Joshua Oigara who has been the GCEO for the last nine and a half years. Joshua will be available for a period of time to support a smooth transition. The appointment follows a competitively run selection process that kicked off in March 2022.  Paul brings a wealth of experience in banking, operational management, people management, strategy, and a sharp business acumen. He is currently the…

Progress as Chukwuyem Wins Nigerian Idol Season 7

After weeks of stage performances and millions of votes over the past few months, Progress Chukwuyem has won the 7th edition of Nigerian Idol. The win was announced by the show’s host, IK Osakioduwa during a celebratory finale episode on Sunday 22 May. The 21-year-old singer won after polling more fans’ votes to beat fellow finalist Zadok in a record-breaking voting season. The top-2 secured 45 million votes in the finale week alone and over 220 million votes all season long. He won a cash prize of ₦30 million, a brand-new SUV, a Bigi branded refrigerator and…

Dalbit Celebrates 20 Years With Conservation of Mountain Bongo

Dalbit Petroleum Ltd has marked its 20-year anniversary by planting 1,000 trees at the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy as part of its environmental conservation efforts aimed at preserving the world’s first Mountain Bongo sanctuary.   The tree planting exercise is being done in partnership with the local communities and employees as part of a tree planting initiative that will contribute towards the Conservancy’s target of planting 5,000 indigenous tree species in 2022.   This further complements the existing work done by the local communities and will ultimately contribute to the…

Richard Ngatia to represent Kenya at Invest in Africa Summit

Kenya Chambers of Commerce and Industry President Richard will be among the keynote speakers at the Invest in Africa Summit that will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The event that brings together over 30 African Countries will be held on 1st and 2nd at the Royal Tropical Institute. It will bring together over 400 delegates and investors. Ngatia will also be attending the event in his capacity as the special envoy for trade- a new role given to him by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The conference is focused on highlighting Africa’s…