How digitization is improving performance and creating opportunities for duka owners

By Nemuel Ondima Duka owners have benefitted massively from the digitization of their small shop services. This has been made possible by TechnoSeve’s initiative to enable small duka owners to adequately serve customers and increase the longevity of the enterprises. They will now have access to digital solutions such as financial management, and inventory management. The micro-retailers have really welcomed the use of technology in operating their businesses, which is improving performance, says the non-profit international development organization TechnoServe. TechnoServe says micro-retailers are using digital solutions provided by Retail Pay,…

Fairview Hotel Hosts World Cup Watch Party in Nairobi

  Food, drinks and entertainment brings people together and that was our case when we were hosted a public viewing event of the opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Sunday, 20th November 2022 at Fairview Hotel in Nairobi. We experienced an evening tasting a variety of food and paired drinks. Everyone deserves good bonding session during a hectic month where you sit down and enjoy a once in four year event. The match which ended in favor of Ecuador after defeating the host nation Qatar with two…

Mdundo hits new milestone of 20 million active users across Africa ahead of 50 million users 2025 target

Mdundo.com A/S has recorded 20.3 million monthly active users in June 2022, beating the upgraded expected target of 19 – 20 million for the month, a growth of 74% compared to June 2021. The company – which released its 2025 strategic direction in June 2022 – is aiming at recording 50 million monthly active users and a positive EBITDA for the financial year ending June 2025. Nigeria remains the biggest country for the Kenyan based company with a total of 4.9 million monthly users, followed by South Africa with 3.7 million, Kenya with 2.8 million and Tanzania with 2.4 million. In addition, the company’s advertising serving platform, The Mdundo Brand Lift Tool, has improved…

Northern Kenya Aspirants bitterness with the Jubilee party

Mr. Feisal Abass Abdirahman, a gubernatorial seat aspirant in Mandera county was asked to hand his rival, ex Cabinet Secretary, Adan Mohamed, the ticket. Mr. Feisal said that the jubilee party claimed to work through negotiation in selecting aspirants. This is where the party introduced consensus instead of nomination. ” I have no idea how the candidacy for Northern Kenya was given. Me and my people need answers.” Stated Mr Feisal as he briefed the press today in Nairobi. “We were supposed to have a meeting with the Jubilee party…

Sonko Praises Daughter For Making Him Grandpa

Mike Sonko celebrated her daughter’s birthday by sharing adorable pictures   in a lovely social media post. The former Governor dropped some adorable snaps of her daughter Sandra Mbuvi on her birthday and a heartfelt message on her birthday. “A child is always the most precious in the world. “No matter how far you are, my heart will always beat for you. “I used to love the times when you would climb up to my bed and try to wake me with your little hands. How I wished you never grew up,” said…

Value and the public sector: ACCA announces its online 2022 Africa Public Sector Roundtable

By Nemuel Ondima Covid-19 has placed intense economic and social pressures on the public sector around the world and across the African continent. To explore these issues, ACCA will be hosting an online Public Sector Roundtable for the Africa region on 30 March 2022 titled ‘A More Responsive Public Sector: Creating Value for Sustainable Development’. Jamil Ampomah, ACCA Director – Africa says: ‘Increasingly, investors seek a commitment to sustainability, placing a premium on long-term economic stability rather than the instant gratification of a quick dollar. Clearly, this is good news…

Nairobi-based taxi driver gets Ksh10 million for 13 correct predictions

  The SportPesa Mid-Week Jackpot has been won again this week, six days after Evans Cheruiyot and Allistair Mueni Mutua won the previous jackpot of Ksh 13,093,111. Taxi driver Martin Njoroge, a Manchester United fan, won this week’s Ksh10 million jackpot. “I have never won this big in my life and now that I am getting lucky I will try to place Mega Jackpot bets to ensure I come here again for that cash,” vowed the Nairobi-based businessman. To win the Mid-Week Jackpot a punter has to correctly predict the…

Statement: Hapo Vipi Movement Partnership With 30 Political Parties

My fellow Kenyans, Ladies and Gentlemen, if you look down, you will be oppressed, if you look around, you will be depressed and if you look up, you will be addressed. We are gathered here, over 30 political parties, together with our movement as patriotic Kenyans carrying a burden of our beloved Nation. This is not only a defining moment, for our Nation, but also Theologians will tell you it’s a Karios moment. Karios moment by definition is a moment that you witness a Dramatic shift from the normal trajectory…

KENYA ORIENT LIFE ASSURANCE WINS THE PENSION MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR AWARD

  By Nemuel Ondima The ‘Pension Marketing Campaign of the Year’ award is an awarding campaign that seeks to recognize providers that offer the highest level of innovation, performance and service to occupational pension schemes and their members – and have done the most to improve this level of performance, service and innovation over the past year. Additionally, the awards sought to inspire, recognize and reward individuals and organizations that are making an impact in the industry. Kenya Orient Life Assurance Limited (KOLAL) were recognized as this year’s winners in…

Kenyans to create African Inspired stickers for Hype

Two Kenyan artists, Brian Omolo and Lulu Kitololo were selected to collaborate with Opera, the Norwegian browser developer, in creating original sticker packs that reflect everyday expressions unique to Kenyans for Hype, its new dedicated chat service. Hype, the first African inspired chat service which is built into mobile browser Opera Mini offers its users a series of stickers created by the two Kenyan artists and as such, Opera has become the first major browser developer to collaborate with African artists. “We are extremely happy to celebrate African culture with Hype and we are very…