Senegal meets AFRAA ahead of hosting the premier gathering of aviation leaders in December 2022

The Minister of Tourism and Air Transport of the Republic of Senegal,  Alioune Sarr, met AFRAA Secretary General – Mr. Abderahmane Berthé and Air Senegal CEO – Mr. Alioune Badara Fall, ahead of the country’s hosting of the 54th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Summit of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in December 2022. 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…

KBL Invests Sh76 Million In A National Consumer Promotion

Senator beer brand, a product of the Kenya Breweries Limited, has re-introduced its National Consumer Campaign tagged “Shikisha Form Na Senator Ushinde” following a successful 2021 campaign that saw over 500 consumers’ enriched. The three-month-long campaign worth Sh76million will see 5 loyal consumers stand a chance to win a grand prize of Sh10million in which each will receive Ksh2 million, Sh1 million set aside for investment in their community and themselves. There will be also an additional 1,500,000 daily winners of airtime, a Sh2.4million total worth of home upgrades for 48…

Eng Naran Arjan up to fix water challenges in Mugumuini

  Water and sanitation are among the top challenges to the People of Mugumoini since the area has has unreliable water supply which often leaves residents dependent on water vendors. Among the cadidates vying for the MCA seat in the area that have been offering solutions to the water challenges is Eng.Naran Arjan. Vying on the Roots party Ticket Arjan has pledged to install water tanks in strategic places within the ward to improve supply. He also pledged to create employment and boost micro, small and medium enterprises. He will…

KBL CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF EXISTENCE BY AWARDING CONSUMERS.

  100 dreams in 100 days.  45 Kenyans have won a total of Ksh 100,000 in weekly winnings in the ongoing Kenya Breweries Limited consumer promotion dubbed Tekeleza Teke Teke. So far, a total amount of Ksh 4.8 million in cash has been disbursed, and Ksh 23.10 million worth of airtime paid out to winning customers. As part of celebrating a milestone by Tusker turning 100 years, KBL has been gratifying its new generation bottled beer consumers and making their dreams come true. Humphrey Welime, a Boda Boda rider who resides in…

Korogocho Residents Benefit from Senator Consumer Campaign

Francis Muigai and Florence Nyangweso of Korogocho Slum are the beneficiaries of two new homes courtesy of the Shikisha na Senator Community Projects’ Initiative.   The elderly residents of Ruaraka Consistency have struggled with substandard housing facilities for over a decade and the beer brand through their partnership with Restoring Dignity, a non-profit organization based in Korogocho, have received this necessary housing support.   The two were selected from the second phase of the Senator Campaign that included five countrywide community projects worth Kshs 5 million.   Speaking at the…

THE FIRST AND SECOND COHORT OF CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS GRADUATES FROM THE CYBER SHUJAA PROGRAM

The first cohort of 170 trainees has graduated from the Cyber Shujaa program run by the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) in partnership with Kenya Bankers Association and Serianu Limited. The program is funded by the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE). The program seeks to address existing gaps within the ICT and Cybersecurity sector in Africa by continuously analyzing the market and industry for ICT talent needs, designing practical curriculums for these needs, conducting vigorous training for the participants, and providing market placement and mentorship of these youth. The program offers Data Protection training,…

Absa Invest 2 Billion in Technological Upgrade for Online Account Opening

Absa Bank Kenya has announced that it will invest more than KES 2 billion this year in technological upgrades that significantly improve customers’ banking experiences. Part of this investment has gone toward the launch of an online account opening platform, which allows customers to in just a few minutes open Absa accounts remotely via the internet or smartphone at any time, from any location, and begin transacting immediately without visiting a branch. Absa Bank Kenya Managing Director Jeremy Awori stated the online account opening demonstrates the bank’s commitment to continue…

BDO set to open an office in DRC

  · Increased competition, rising customer expectations, outdated mobile experiences are some global challenges and emerging trends affecting businesses.   BDO East Africa, a public accounting, tax, and advisory firm is planning to start operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo by 1st October tapping into increased opportunities which have been amplified following the central African nation’s admission to the East African Community.   BDO East Africa CEO Sandeep Khapre said the firm’s DRC expansion reflects the firm’s zeal to take its advisory and consultancy services closer to its clientele…

Zamara takes Financial Inclusion Campaign to North Rift Region

  In the ongoing efforts to increase financial inclusion in the country, Zamara Group CEO Sundeep Raichura has urged the sector players to take up the roles of financial inclusion, training, and capacity building in a bid to increase insurance penetration in the country. Mr. Raichura made the call during a visit to the North Rift Region of Eldoret and Kericho Counties together with Kenya National Federation of Jua Kali Associations. Mr. Raichura stated during a financial inclusion training for North Rift region Jua Kali sector members aimed at instilling…

TECNO PARTNERS WITH ARTCAFFE FOR CAMON & SIP EVENT EVERYDAY

Smartphone manufacturer TECNO has partnered with restaurant chain Artcaffe for a one-of-a-kind event dubbed *#CAMONAndSip* – to give its users an experience of low-light photography while enjoying dance and cocktails. The event scheduled to take place every single day across 4 Artcaffe outlets; Britam Towers, Capital Center, Oval, and Westminster *CBD* until 6th August 2022 will see TECNO fans interact with the newly launched TECNO CAMON 19 series and get a chance to win a brand new TECNO CAMON 19 smartphone and vouchers. TECNO CAMON 19 *Pro* comes with a…