Hotel reviews: Guests at English point Marina posts their bad experience online

It costs a lot of money to stay in a nice hotel and go on vacation. A bad hotel can ruin an otherwise great trip and thus, it’s good for hospitality industries to offer their best for them to get good reviews online and attract more customers. As Christmas holiday just being around the corner, more guests are expected to tour places of happiness and they are mostly relying on google reviews to make a decision on where they will spend their holiday. However, there are several instances in the…

LG Electronics New CEO To Pursue Innovation In Key Growth Areas

LG Electronics (LG) has today announced the appointment of William Cho, its Chief Strategy Officer, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective December 1.   Mr. Cho ascends to the helm of the global consumer electronics giant at a time it is re-aligning its business portfolio to accelerate growth and innovation in key areas, focusing on customer value in pursuit and giving greater responsibility to each business unit.     As LG’s top strategist since 2019, Mr. Cho was responsible for establishing LG’s Business Incubation Center and fostering new…

Finance Expert-Erastus Kwaka Joins Crowe Global Board of Directors

Erastus Kwaka Omolo, Managing Partner of Crowe Erastus Kenya, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Crowe Global one of the largest accounting networks in the world effective 1st January 2022 for a period of two years. Operating in 146 countries across the world, Crowe’s announcement reinforces their strategy to position the network for continued future growth through investment in their services and their people. Mr. Erastus brings to the Board two decades of experience in providing consulting services for corporate and individual clients in the Not for…

Why farmers need to adopt sustainable farming practices to combat climate change.

By Sammy Kirui, HSC Kenya is the third largest producer of black tea globally after China and India, and is the world’s largest exporter of black tea, contributing over 20% of total world exports. The sector is therefore significant to the global and national economy. According to the Ministry of Trade, tea and horticulture are among the top export earners in Kenya, contributing approximately 1.5 percent to the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2018. Tea is Kenya’s principal agricultural industry; and the continued viability of the sector is critical…

Tips on How To Manage Your Personal Finances Efficiently

By Geoffrey Kiragu, Founder and Director, Lesedi Developers Limited Personal financial management is a formidable and an incessant task that can cause even the most economically perceptive individual to become confused or shortsighted. Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a magic spell or a standard formula that allowed you never to have to worry about money or manage your finances again? Fact is, you do not necessarily have to have a well-paying job or a windfall of money to improve your personal finances. While that may not be realistic,…

Resilient Health Systems Key for Cardiovascular Disease Management-Experts

AstraZeneca’s Healthy Heart Africa programme, the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) and other stakeholders have emphasized the need to build resilient health systems in order to address the rising burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and achieve universal health coverage in Africa. This discussion took place during the ongoing 15th PASCAR and KCS Congress 2021 in Mombasa. The stakeholders highlighted disease prevention and treatment, the need to focus on primary healthcare, and partnerships as key strategies to build resilient health systems. Cardiovascular diseases are non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the leading cause…

ENGIE Mobisol Kenya rebrands to ENGIE Energy Access Kenya and launches new product brand – MySol

Pay-As-You-Go solar industry announced a corporate change of name to ENGIE Energy Access Kenya (EEA Kenya). The company started operations in Kenya in 2016 serving mostly off-grid customers with high quality solar home systems (SHS) to power households and small businesses. In 2020, parent company ENGIE integrated ENGIE Mobisol with Fenix International, another SHS company and mini-grids provider, ENGIE PowerCorner under a new entity and name – ENGIE Energy Access. This integration puts the company in a unique position as the only energy player offering end to end off-grid energy solutions with both solar home systems…

Kenya Airways, Embraer and AFRAA partner to host Aviation Innovation Summit

Kenya Airways (KQ), Embraer S.A and Africa Airlines Association (AFRAA) are set to host summit to enhance intra African Trade. Dubbed “Africa Aviation and Travel Innovation” The three-day event will take place in Nairobi, under the theme: “Enhancing Intra-African Trade Through Aviation and Travel.” The Aviation innovation summit set for 22-24 November 2021 is designed to explore opportunities with local start-ups, small and medium-size enterprises to co-create innovative solutions with aviation stakeholders while contributing to the sustainable development of Africa. Allan Kilavuka, CEO, Kenya Airways said that the summit is an…

26-Year Strathmore Student Wins LG Tiktok Dance Contest

A freelance dance choreographer who also doubles up as an MC and hype man has been named the winner in the just-concluded “Paca Dance Challenge” – a collaboration between LG Electronics and Ubisoft’s Just Dance via TikTok in Kenya. 26-year old James Kimani, a student of Business Information and Technology at Strathmore University, was voted winner by fans for his enthralling dance style and creative and fun-filled videos. Kimani, who is also an LG 100 Club Influencer, takes home the grand prize of an LG NanoCell TV 55 INCH NANO 79…

Galito’s Opens New outlet at OLA Lang’ata branch

It was pomp and colour as the OLA Energy team officially welcomed the newest Galitos fast-food outlet now located at the service station’s branch in Lang’ata. Speaking at the launch, Retail Offer Manager Margaret Mualuko said the Galitos branch opening was the newest addition to the several facilities that bring convenience to over 300 customers who visit the station daily to access one-stop shop services. These include Marhaba, Auto Care Center and Chemists. Galito’s Area Managers Simon Odipo & Eugene Mokaya join OLA Energy Offer Manager Margaret Mualuko & OLA…