Samsung Partners With The Government Of Rwanda To Equip The Rwanda Coding Academy

Samsung Electronics launched their partnership with the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of ICT and the Ministry of Education to equip the Rwanda Coding Academy. The launch for the partnership took place at the Coding Academy located in Nyabihu District. Present during the launch was the Head of Corporate Affairs of Samsung Electronics Mr. Shivanda, Minister of State in charge of ICT and TVET Education Ms. Claudette Irere,The Vice Chancellor, Rwanda Polytechnic, Dr. James Gashumba, as well as other leaders from the region. Samsung will be supporting the Rwanda…

Former Harambee stars player Taiwo Atieno appointed as FKF Commercial Director

Former Harambee Stars and Luton Town FC player Taiwo Atieno has been appointed Commercial Director by the Kenyan Premier League Limited (KPL).   The resolution to appoint Taiwo was made by the directors of the KPL on November 2, 2021. Taiwo played professional football for 15 years in England and the USA.  He retired in 2013 and embarked on working in the Private Equity Sector, restructuring and building companies in England, USA and Kenya for investment.   “It is an honour to serve Kenyan football in this new role. I…

Many Kenyans Not Happy With Their Current Jobs Says Report

East Africa’s leading jobs platform BrighterMonday has today launched a report that unpacks employee satisfaction among Kenyan employees. The Kenya Employee Satisfaction Report 2021 shows that 90% of respondents believe job satisfaction increases their job productivity while less than half of those surveyed are happy with their current employer. Sampling 1,760 respondents from Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and other cities through online surveys, the Report also reveals that employee satisfaction goes beyond salary expectations. It also explores themes around company values, employee happiness, flight risk, employer advocacy and job satisfaction. According…

Samsung A12: Your Perfect low budget Smartphone

  The low budget smartphone market in Kenya is gaining traction with entry of smartphones that contain premium features.  One such phone is the Samsung Galaxy A12: when it comes to design, this budget Samsung Galaxy A12 smartphone has almost clicked all the right boxes. The Galaxy A12 is made mostly out of plastic and has a matte finish. The smartphone is a few millimetres thick but that has to be obvious taking into account the huge battery that the phone has packed. This device looks good on hand almost…

FINAL DAY FOR THE SEARCH OF THE NEXT BIGGEST RADIO STAR

Are you the next biggest radio sensation? If not – you have just one more day! NRGetic MVPs is on its final stretch. Thursday, 11th March 2021…Radio enthusiasts have one more day to try out for the NRGetic MVPs which is a campaign seeking to offer opportunities to the very best raw talent from the country. Into its third edition- NRGetic MVPs talent search has since seen the making of some of the newest Radio sensations Stephanie Aurelia, Three Men Army, Ibu Ikenene, Sean Preezy, DJ Niche, DJ Brito, Charlie…

AFRAA and Ethiopian Airlines Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

 AFRAA’s Secretary General, Mr. Abdérahmane Berthé and Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewode Gembremariam, accompanied by their respective leadership teams held a consultative meeting at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters in Addis Ababa. Leaders at the meeting noted AFRAA’s on-going projects geared towards fostering of collaboration among its members, cost reduction and creation of synergies among African airlines. Various areas of advocacy by AFRAA for the sustainability of African aviation through promotion of intra-Africa travel, reduction of high operating costs and infrastructural development were discussed. The Secretary General highlighted AFRAA’s initiatives and…

Global Music Streaming Service Spotify Enters the Kenyan Market

Spotify, the world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, is available in Kenya, offering brands a new opportunity to reach millions of engaged listeners through its innovative and creative ad-supported free tier. Ad Dynamo will serve as Spotify’s local advertising sales partner. Advertisers can also sign up for the waitlist for the platform’s self-serve channel, Spotify Ad Studio, beginning today. Available for free to all in Kenya since February 23, Spotify offers the best listening experience for local and international music of over 70 million tracks across thousands of…

Rubis Energy Kenya Brands more acquired petrol stations

Rubis Energy Kenya has reiterated its commitment to the market with the transfer and rebranding of acquired Gulf Energy and KenolKobil petrol stations to the Rubis banner. This follows the unveil of 7 new rebranded petrol station at Ngong Racecourse, Karen, Matasia, Embakasi, Kimalat, Thika, and Karatina. Rubis Energy Kenya Group Managing Director – East Africa Mr. Jean-Christian Bergeron said that the rebranding of the 220 petrol stations nationwide will ensure the sustainable accessibility of Rubis products. “Globally, we have a strong petrol station networks of over 1,065 units and we hope to…

1000 farmers to benefit from new financing agreement

A thousand Ndumberi dairy farmers under the region’s co-operative society are set to access quality fodder to double their milk yield to 30,000 litres per day. Through a fodder financing agreement between Family Bank, Performeter Agribusiness and Ndumberi Dairy Farmers Co-operative Society, commercial fodder producers and cooperatives will access financing that will take away the working capital burden and increase availability and access to good quality fodder to all dairy farmers. “It is remarkable that under the sub-standard conditions the dairy farming sector has had an annual growth of 3-4% annually with the dairy value chain having reached an estimated 1.9 billion…

ACCA calls for a more inclusive approach to economic recovery

A new methodology is needed by governments says global body for professional accountants To mark International Women’s Day, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is urging more governments to adopt the use of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) to ensure that women and men benefit equally from the economic recovery out of Covid- 19, and to guarantee a stop to inequality. According to the UN’s global COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker, while 164 countries have GRB in some form, just 25 – such as India, New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago – have…