How Optiven limited is Making Real Estate markets work in Africa

Real Estate investment is a dynamic sector that has proven to provide a hedge against inflation both locally and internationally. The sector comprises different varieties such as residential, commercial offices, retail, mixed-use developments, and land. With its illustrious and solid decades of success in business, Optiven has been making inroads in empowering Kenyans in Diaspora with hugely successful engagements in the United States of America, Canada, a dozen of European Countries, United Arabs Emirates (Dubai) as well as a battery of African countries (watch more on this here: https://youtu.be/2ypaq3nIWtY) The…

Liz Aluvanze Appointed New CEO for Air Operators

The Executive Committee of the Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO), a National umbrella body whose role is to promote, foster, enhance, and protect the interests of those engaged in the Aviation Industry and allied businesses is happy to announce Eng. Liz Aluvanze as the new CEO. This follows the retirement of Col. (Rtd) E. K. Waithaka after being at the helm for 25 years. Liz Aluvanze brings a wealth of experience as an Air Transport professional with knowledge and skills in Air Transport Strategic Management, Engineering, Regulatory Policy and…

StarTimes programming review boosts entertainment offering

Subscriber’s enrolled to the StarTimes pay television platform are set to enjoy enhanced content offering following the broadcaster’s review of key programs available on the pay television platform. The changes will see the introduction of new local and international content while shifting ongoing popular shows to prime time viewing slots. Kupatana show – the unscripted reality show detailing Kenyans true life experiences of relationships gone wrong will now be airing every Saturday from 8:30pm to 9:30pm on the broadcaster’s local content channel Rembo TV. Featuring BET Awards host comedian and…

Constructions Trucks, Developers Scales up Operations of Parklands Taza Lane Multimillion Building despite Safety Concerns.

Residents of Taza lane city park drive in parklands within Nairobi county have been protesting against the ongoing Multi-million house project on the ground that they were never consulted and there is not a proper sewer line that will help protect the environment. They even went to court and addressed the same but the developer with a truck company have decided that the work must proceed despite health, approval procedures and other serious concerns. A spot check by our team revealed that a truck company is part of the mix…

From South African startup to pan-African marketplace: The evolution of a local tech startup

In many respects, there’s never been a better time to launch and grow an African startup. The continent is home to a growing labour pool of increasingly well-educated and tech-savvy young people. Internet connectivity is also becoming cheaper and more ubiquitous across the continent and funding reached record levels in 2021. But, as Alen Ribic, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at domestic services marketplace SweepSouth points out, it still takes a lot of hard work and technological adaptability to build and grow a company on the continent. He should…

Senegal meets AFRAA ahead of 54th Annual General Assembly for aviation leaders

 African Airline stakeholders are set to meet in December for the 54th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Summit of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).   The 54th AFRAA AGA will be held under the high patronage of the Head of State of the Republic of Senegal from 11-13 December 2022 at the Centre International de Conférences Abdou Diouf (CICAD) at the kind invitation of Air Senegal.   The Minister of Tourism and Air Transport of the Republic of Senegal,  Alioune Sarr, met AFRAA Secretary General – Mr. Abderahmane Berthé and…

CAF Super Cup to air live on StarTimes

Soccer fans in Kenya are set to enjoy the nail biting CAF Super Cup final pitting CAF Champions League winners Wydad AC against CAF Confederations Cup victors RS Berkane. The annual fixture which is organized by Confederation of African Football (CAF) will be broadcasted live on World Football Channel on September 10 from 10pm. This will be Wydad’s fourth final thereby going level with their city rivals Raja Casablanca for the most Super Cup final appearances for a Moroccan football club. Speaking when he made the announcement, StarTimes Regional Marketing…

Optiven Breaks Ground for a unique GMC Bush Camp Kajiado

Pomp and color, intertwined with dancing and deep laughter were witnessed in Kajiado County over the weekend during the GMC Bush Camp groundbreaking ceremony at Love Gardens. The GMC Bush camp is located only 1.5KMs from Kajiado Town and inside Love Gardens, a project that is still currently active and under Optiven Real Estate. The camp will be a heaven for photographers, a tourist visit site, and a honeymoon place for couples and families looking for that attested bush camping experience. The event was graced by Kajiado deputy governor Hon.…

MultiChoice Unveils Exciting Content Line Up for GOtv, DSTV Customers

MultiChoice Kenya held its 2022 annual content showcase this week in an exciting reveal of upcoming sports, local and international content that will keep GOtv and DStv customer on the edge of their seats in the coming months. Nancy Matimu, Managing Director MultiChoice Kenya said, “Whatever our customers choose to watch, we always aim to surprise, delight, and resonate with them, bringing them value in every way. The next six months are set to do just that. Our flagship local channels in all MultiChoice markets will continue to tell stories…

Malindi Springs: Why you should purchase land with Risiih Investments Limited

Risiih Investments Limited is a leading real estate company in Kenya with prime properties across the Country. The company has properties in Nanyuki Breeze, Naivasha Greens, and Malindi springs among other areas. “Risiih Investments Limited has made it easier for anyone who wants to bank on land. From Nanyuki to Naivasha and now Malindi,”company says. The company was established in 2018 and its mission has been to offer its clients an affordable land-banking option. The company prides itself on being the most transparent and offers a smooth transition to land…