LG’s New Kitchen Solutions Equipped with Smart Innovations to Be Rolled Out from January 2023

·         With Advanced Cooking and Cleaning Technologies, Company’s Premium Appliances Deliver a Hassle-free Experience in the Kitchen ·         The premium kitchen solutions integrate LGs latest, innovative technologies for a faster, smarter, and more convenient cooking and cleaning experience LG Electronics has upgraded its kitchen appliances to deliver upgraded, better culinary experiences, and value effective 2023 and beyond. The appliances, LG QuadWash® Pro dishwasher, LG InstaView® Combination Double Wall Oven, Electric Double Slide-in Range, and Over-the-Range Microwave Oven will be showcased at the CES 2023 that will take place in Las Vegas from January 5ht…

KCB Foundation responds to Mandera County Drought Efforts

Over 400 drought-stricken families in Mandera county have today received food aid from KCB Foundation. This is part the Kshs.130 million KCB Group has committed to support the country’s drought response initiative, providing food and essentials to thousands of households. Kshs. 100 million will be channeled through Kenya Bankers association while Kshs.30 million will be distributed across 17 Counties through KCB Foundation. Received by Mandera County CEC in charge of social services; youth, sports, culture, gender affairs and special programmes, Sumaya Bishar, the donation worth KES 1 million will be…

Novel mobile computer lab to train 10,000 youth annually

Kenya’s digital literacy gap is set to narrow further as the first ever mobile computer lab scales up its activity across the country with half of its beneficiaries expected to be girls and women. Built by Huawei in partnership with Close the Gap and operated by the Computers for Schools Kenya to train young Kenyans across all 47 counties, the facility known as DigiTruck aims to impact an additional 10,000 youth annually as the drive to expand and deepen computer literacy accelerates. Speaking during the visit to the Digitruck, His…

Coca-Cola system in Kenya and The Coca-Cola Foundation respond to drought situation with USD500,000 / KES61 million contribution

The Coca-Cola system in Kenya, in collaboration with the Company’s Philanthropic arm– The Coca-Cola Foundation, has announced a contribution of USD500,000 (approximately KES61 million) to complement ongoing national drought response interventions in most affected regions of the country. The donation is set to benefit the drought-stricken counties of Kajiado, Wajir and Mandera through an Integrated Drought Emergency Response Program implemented by The Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, aka CARE International. The Vice President, of Coca-Cola East and Central Africa Franchise, Ms. Debra Mallowah, met with the Deputy President of…

Kakuzi releases its third Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report

Listed agri-business firm Kakuzi Plc has announced the release of its third Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report. With the report’s release, the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) listed superfoods grower now becomes the first Agricultural segment counter on the local bourse to voluntarily release its ESG report this year. ESG is a framework upon which companies develop and deploy their sustainability initiatives, including identifying, assessing and managing risks that emanate from social and environmental issues affecting their entire value and supply chains. Speaking at the release of the Kakuzi ESG…

KCB Group Plc Completes Acquisition of DRC-based Trust Merchant Bank (TMB)

KCB Group Plc has announced the completion of the acquisition of Trust Merchant Bank SA (TMB) after receiving all the regulatory approvals. The Group now owns 85% stake in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) based lender. KCB Group obtained the regulatory green light in Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the COMESA Competition Commission, setting the stage for the Group to acquire 85% of the shares in TMB. KCB Group CEO Paul Russo said the transaction will positively contribute towards KCB’s increased scale of operations by establishing its…

Coca-Cola Kenya Hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup Finale in Mombasa in a Bid to Enhance Customer Experience Across the Country.

Coca-Cola Kenya hosted the final public viewing event of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Sunday 18th December at the Mama Ngina Waterfront Park in Mombasa County. The Argentina VS France match ended in favor of Argentina who scored 4- 2 in penalties against France after a 3-3 draw. Hundreds of football fans showed up all geared up and excited to cheer their favorite teams. Also in attendance were Coca-Cola Mombasa staff, different industry stakeholders, partners, and all-around football fans who got the chance to watch the match live in…

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES SECRET SANTA LIST FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

This Holiday Season, Samsung Electronics announces their Secret Santa gifting Holiday Season list to pamper loved ones (and yourself) with Samsung’s latest and greatest tech gadgets and accessories that will help you kick start 2023. The top gadgets on the Secret Santa list include the recently launched Galaxy Flip 4 and Fold 4, The Galaxy Buds pro, and the Freestyle which was recently announced as one of Oprah’s favorite things to give this Christmas. From customizable digital appliances to immersive digital displays and the latest mobile devices from Samsung, there is something for everyone this Holiday Season. For the jet setters, Samsung lists the Galaxy Z Flip 4…

Technology for Climate Action Hackathon encourages youth to develop tech-based solutions to climate change

<!– wp:paragraph –> <p>Jacob’s Ladder Africa and Moringa School announced the winners of the Technology for Climate Hackathon which challenged young people to develop innovative tech-based solutions to address the<br>impact of climate change in the country.</p> <!– /wp:paragraph –> <!– wp:paragraph –> <p><br>Wara Farm led by Verah Kwamboka and David Nene emerged as the winner for their artificial intelligence (AI) powered solution to mitigate inefficiencies in food supply chains as a means to address food insecurity in the country. The solution decentralises supply chain processes and increases farmers’ access to…

Huawei accelerates pace to plug Kenya’s solar labour deficit

Huawei Kenya has kicked off the race to plug the national demand for qualified labour for the solar industry by pushing the pedal with the first cohort of 120 engineers undergoing technical capacity building in Nairobi under its Thousand Digital Power Talents Programme. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Oliver Dupeng, CEO of Eastern Africa Digital Power Business said that recent research by Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) had confirmed that the country’s solar industry was set to create more than 50,000 jobs in the next year…