Nice & Lovely Launches Limited Edition Body Lotion To Promote Girl-Child Education

By Michelle Anzaya Kenya’s No. 1 body lotion; Nice & Lovely has today launched a limited-edition lotion in partnership with Sky Girls Kenya. The campaign dubbed ” She’s counting on you” is aimed at boosting the confidence of the girl using the lotion, and on another, to help another girl stay in school. “We are proud to announce a partnership that will see Nice &Lovely commit to donate Ksh 5 for every limited-edition lotion bought,” said L’Oreal Managing Director, Serge Sacre during the product launch ceremony held in Nairobi .…

PURPLE DOT UNVEILS NEW Sh.2.5B ‘GREEN’ MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT ENERGY, WATER SAVINGS ESTIMATED AT 27 AND 41 PER CENT

Purple Dot International Ltd has unveiled its brand-new EDGE Certified, Purple Tower to industry stakeholders, including investors and tenants who are set to make material savings on utility costs in the Sh2.5 billion mixed-use commercial project in Nairobi.   The proposed development, whose off-plan sale was unveiled by the developer today, sits along Mombasa Road, hovering just above the completed Nairobi Expressway which opened this month for public use. The MUD (Mixed Use Development) is centrally located and strategically nestled near key urban addresses including the city’s CBD (Central Business District), Upperhill,…

FAMILY BANK ACQUIRES 1.95 BILLION FOR ONWARD LENDING TO SMES AND THE EDUCATION SECTOR

By Michelle Anzaya Family Bank has secured a total of Ksh. 1.95 billion, USD 17 million, from BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (BlueOrchard) managed funds to extend to the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and to support the education sector. The funding will be used for onward lending to MSMEs to enable the resumption of business operations from the challenges of COVID-19, to expand access to affordable credit extended to SMEs by the Bank and to promote access to education for secondary, higher and vocation education levels through customised financial services. “Our long-term business perspective is to…

Canon to Showcase Latest Digital Technologies And Innovation At GPP 2022

Canon Central & North Africa, the leading provider of imaging technologies and services will be participating at Gulf Print & Pack (GPP) 2022 and showcasing its entire range of state-of-the-art technologies and innovative solutions, while highlighting the latest trends within the print industry. In keeping with global trends in a post-pandemic era, where customer demand has shifted towards digital technologies, Canon will be spotlighting its digital printing technology, inkjet capabilities, wide format technology and complete workflow, from pre-press to post-press technology, spanning various industries including packaging, labelling, and retail.   As a…

How Jobseekers Can Increase their Chances of Getting Hired

In 2021, the talent competition heated up as recruiters scrambled to fill open roles created by digital transformation. It was a year in which hiring managers and professionals were left wondering about the future of employment. Employment is key, not only to the job seeker but also to the economy. This is due to the fact that the labour industry largely contributes to the GDP of a country. A strong labour force equates to a strong economy. In Kenya, however, there is a great challenge of unemployment among the youth…

2022 Samsung TVs Earn Carbon Reduction Certification from the Carbon Trust

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., who are the world’s leading TV manufacturer for 16 consecutive years, announced that its 2022 Neo QLED range of televisions earned the ‘Reducing CO2’ certification from the Carbon Trust in recognition of its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The Carbon Trust is a global climate consultancy driven by the mission to accelerate the move to a decarbonized future. The ‘Reducing CO2’ certification signifies that a product’s carbon footprint is reducing year-on-year. It evaluates the amount of GHG(Greenhouse Gas) generated throughout the entire product lifecycle using…

KBL, Tusker unveils mega beer campaign to celebrate 100 years of existence

KBL and its flagship brand Tusker have launched a national consumer initiative to support bottled beer drinkers in pursuit of their dreams. KBL aims to celebrate and share the company’s success with millennial beer drinkers in realizing dreams and aspirations born from beer occasions as part of its centennial celebrations in Kenya. Dubbed, Tekeleza Teketeke – 100 dreams in 100 days, the initiative will see 100 millennial consumers win Sh100,000 daily across 100 days – and KSh41 million worth of rewards, if they activate a code under Tusker Lager, Tusker Cider, Tusker…

A New Dawn as KCB Group Plc appoints Paul Russo as Group Chief Executive Officer

The KCB Group PLC Board has today appointed Paul Russo as the company’s Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) effective May 25, 2022. He replaces Mr Joshua Oigara who has been the GCEO for the last nine and a half years. Joshua will be available for a period of time to support a smooth transition. The appointment follows a competitively run selection process that kicked off in March 2022.  Paul brings a wealth of experience in banking, operational management, people management, strategy, and a sharp business acumen. He is currently the…

Purple Dot International Limited Unveils new Edge certified Purple Tower

MaryAnne Musilo Purple Dot International Limited has today unveiled it’s brand -new Edge certified, purple tower. This is to the industry stakeholders, investors and tenants who are set to make material savings on utility costs in the Ksh2.5 billion mixed-use commercial project in Nairobi. The proposed development sits along Mombasa road at the exit and entrance of the just completed Nairobi Expressway. The 14-floor edifice parades showroom at the ground floor , food and beverage at the second floor and Grade A offices from the third to the the fourteenth…

Dalbit commemorates 20 years anniversary by planting 1000 Trees

Dalbit Petroleum Ltd has marked its 20-year anniversary by planting 1,000 trees at the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy as part of its environmental conservation efforts aimed at preserving the world’s first Mountain Bongo sanctuary.   The tree planting exercise is being done in partnership with the local communities and employees as part of a tree planting initiative that will contribute towards the Conservancy’s target of planting 5,000 indigenous tree species in 2022. This further complements the existing work done by the local communities and will ultimately contribute to the already…