Kenya Civil Aviation Authority automates aeronautical search and rescue

The efficiency in response to aeronautical Search and Rescue is set to improve drastically after the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) launched an automated Aeronautical Search and Rescue System at the Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre (ARCC) located at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, shifting from the previous manual system. The setting up of the automated integrated Search and Rescue system at the ARCC that cost Kshs. 31 million will enable the KCAA Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) to have continuous coordination, of all Aeronautical Search and Rescue missions within the country.…

Emirates SkyCargo maintains supply chains for food and other perishables during COVID-19

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, continues to play a vital role in supporting Kenyan businesses through the transportation of essential food commodities using its Boeing 777-300ERs passenger aircrafts from Nairobi to Dubai. The air cargo carrier has enhanced the movement of fresh fruits and through the airline’s 10 weekly scheduled flights from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. In particular, Kenya has exported fresh fruits such as pineapple, avocados, mangoes and chilled goat meat to global markets through Emirates hub in Dubai. Mr. Saeed Abdulla, Emirates Cargo Manager, East Africa…

Women Led Businesses in Kenya to benefit from Ksh 5 Million

The Search for Women led businesses is back! @iBizAfrica-Strathmore University in Partnership with Standard Chartered Bank Kenya is excited to Launch the Fourth Cohort of the Women in Tech 2020 program. The call for applicants is now open for women led small and medium businesses leveraging on technology and new business models to drive change and grow communities. The online launch which took place today showcased how @iBizAfrica and Standard chartered bank have supported and guided over 40 female led startups in Kenya through training, mentorship, coaching and Funding over…

IREN hosts virtual festival to promote international food tourism

The just-concluded IREN Growth pad Virtual Food Festival saw various tourism, food sectors, hospitality and industry players take part. The two- day digital food festival took place on the 24 th and 25th of September; under the theme; Re-Imagine, Connect, Build Food Tourism in Kenya as part of the organization’s initiative toreactivate economies through food networks. The event aimed at connecting rural-urban economies through promotion of Kenyan Indigenous cuisines, promoting both domestic and international food tourism experience in Kenya and providing a consolidated platform that showcases use of virtual reality…

The IREN Growthpad Host its First-Ever Virtual Food Festival

The just-concluded IREN Growthpad Virtual Food Festival saw various tourism, food sectors, hospitality and industry players take part. The two- day digital food festival took place on the 24 th and 25th of September; under the theme; Re-Imagine, Connect, Build Food Tourism in Kenya as part of the organization’s initiative toreactivate economies through food networks. The event aimed at connecting rural-urban economies through promotion of Kenyan Indigenous cuisines, promoting both domestic and international food tourism experience in Kenya and providing a consolidated platform that showcases use of virtual reality and…

SAMSUNG LAUNCHES CONSUMER EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of a new customer education campaign dubbed “You Deserve More”, the campaigns objective is to educate electronics and home appliance customers on emerging consumer electronic technology to allow them to make more informed decisions. The campaign launch took place at the Samsung customer experience store at the Mirage Building along Waiyaki way. The launch is coming at a time when the demand for smart consumer electronics and home appliances is at an all-time high in Kenya. Present at the event was Mr. Sam Odhiambo, Samsung’s…

realme Brand Bags International Design Awards

It’s all about real design   Phones have evolved immensely since the 80’s, both in design and function and several models of phones have since launched in the market in tandem with customers’ dynamic demands. realme, which is currently the fastest growing smartphone brand adopts a trendsetting design concept that it has always adhered to in a bid to bring back trendy culture in the technology space. The brand explores art and beauty, going beyond the constraints of conventional aesthetics technology to bring trendsetting aesthetic design to consumption in electronic…

Africa’s Experts Converge to Prepare for World Telecommunication Development Conference 2021

The African Telecommunications Union in conjunction with the National Communication Authority of South Sudan has convened the 1st Preparatory Meeting (virtual) for the next International Telecommunication Union’s World Telecommunication Development Conference, “WTDC-21”.  The meeting aims to bring together duty bearers of the telecommunications sector across Africa in order to establish leading committees to develop the African common proposals and positions on the WTDC agenda items. The World Telecommunication Development Conference 2021 and its preparatory meetings come at a time when the world is increasingly aware of the role of ICT as a…

The British farm that went from ‘biological desert’ to biodiversity hotspot

Credits CNN In a report for Call to Earth, CNN visited the Knepp estate, a 3,500-acre area in the south of England, where a traditional farm has been transformed into a biodiversity hotspot through rewilding. Rewilding aims to restore ecosystems to a natural state and often involves the reintroduction of native animals. Since starting the process in 2001, Knepp is now home to an array of different creatures and has become a celebrated conservation success story, attracting many rare species and transforming the landscape from an English country farm to untamed wilderness. CNN…

 RUBiS Energy Kenya begins re branding exercise after KenolKobil, Gulf Energy acquisitions

 RUBiS Energy Kenya has officially launched into the market following the successful acquisitions of KenolKobil Plc and Gulf Energy Holdings Ltd.  These acquisitions saw RUBiS Energy Kenya become a leader in the Kenyan oil industry with a market share of over 21 % and a network of more than 230 service stations. According to Mr. Jean-Christian Bergeron, the Group Managing Director of RUBiS Energy Kenya, RUBiS decided to enter the Kenyan market based on the region’s high growth potential and the conviction that the proven expertise of RUBiS would bring…