Ecobank Kenya Launches Ellevate Programme To Empower Women-Led Businesses

Ecobank Kenya Limited,  has launched its flagship Women’s Programme ‘Ellevate’ to empower and support women-led and women focused with the financial and value-added solutions that will help their businesses reach their full potential and succeed. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for about 90% of all businesses in Africa and women own about a third of all registered African SMEs. Indeed, one-in-four (25.9%) of adult women in Africa start or manage a business. However, women have not enjoyed equal access to high quality, demand driven financial services and it is…

I am done planning my family’s End-of-Year Holiday!

There is no holiday bigger than Christmas. It comes at the end of the year, and I do my best to make it special for my family. Every year, we make at least one family trip to a destination. Basically, this gives us 7 days of uninterrupted family time and a whole lot of fun! Planning the trips is never easy, you have to keep raising the bar to make them even more memorable than the last. I fancy myself an expert-family-trip-planner by now, so I have gathered a few…

Safaricom unveils ‘Tuinuane’ Brand Campaign.

Safaricom (NSE: SCOM)) has today unveiled a new brand campaign dubbed “Tuinuane” that is aimed at encouraging Kenyans to uplift one another In the spirit of “Tuinuane”, Safaricom intends to empower communities, give students easy and simple access to learning materials, and unveil innovative products and services that give customers value for money. “Tuinuane is borrowed from the spirit of generosity that Kenyans are well known for. The Tuinuane spirit is about all of us having a renewed sense of inspiration to do what is right by uplifting others, especially during…

SAMSUNG EYES GREATER MARKET SHARE WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW FOLDABLE DEVICES

Samsung Electronics will be unpacking the latest range of foldable devices on 10th August 2022. The global event is set to announce the most radical technological innovation in the smartphone space as the company gears up for an even larger share of the smartphone market pie. The announcement was made by Samsung Electronics President Mr. T.M. Roh when he invited the world to the latest unpacked event. “Last year, we saw almost 10 million foldable smartphones shipped worldwide. That’s an industry increase of more than 300% from 2020, and I predict…

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…

National Oil Corporation commissions community projects for Block 14T

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya has commissioned and handed over key community sustainability projects in Block 14T (Magadi Sub-basin) where the Corporation has been undertaking oil exploration activities within the southern part of Block 14T that stretches from Kajiado, Narok to Nakuru and Baringo counties. While accompanying the Board of Directors on a tour of the Block where the Corporation is undertaking further data acquisition, the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Leparan Morintat commissioned and handed over a modern girl’s dormitory installed with forty (40) double-decker beds and completed with…

KBL ANNOUNCES MUSIC FINALISTS AT NEXTERS TALENT SEARCH FINALE

Tusker Nexters, the talent platform by Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL)’s flagship beer brand has taken a step towards an exciting conclusion, with the adjudicating panel of Eric Wainaina, Nadia Mukami and Buddha Blaze having a difficult time whittling down the 19 talented semi-finalists form across the country down to 10. The July 21 event saw the 19 Tusker Nexters music semifinalists from across the country whittled down to 7. The artists selected to proceed to the next stage were rappers Veryl Mkali Wao from Nakuru, TK Lyon from Kisumu, and singers Bakhita from the Rift region, Lexxie and Angachi from…

Johan ICT Kenya launched to offer data protection as compliance dateline for firms’ looms

Information, Communications and Technology Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has urged corporate organisations to embrace data protection and compliance as the government seeks to expand the market opportunities and cooperation in the region. While officially opening a data protection and compliance conference organised by UK based Johan Consults, CS Mucheru said the government is working on Smart Africa Alliance where over 37 African countries are coming together to create a single digital market where there’s no roaming charges. “We want a situation where data charges are the same through Africa continental…

How Glenmorangie celebrated fathers Day in style

The Scottish Highland distillery Glenmorangie hosted an exclusive single malt tasting event at Sankara, Nairobi, bringing together influential fathers who are whisky lovers. The event aimed at celebrating Father’s day with immersion in Glenmorangie’s elegant refinement, a layered complexity that adds depth and substance to the captivating sensory taste experience. Speaking at the event, Mr. Alexandre Helaine Moet Hennessy, Market Manager, Eastern Africa, noted, “At Glenmorangie, we’ve been honing our craft for 179 years, on our quest to create the most delicious whiskies. “We aim to create immersive brand experiences…

Kenya set to host first ever transport awards – Afrika Mashariki transport awards

The first ever Transport awards in East and Central Africa – Afrika Mashariki Awards – AMTA is set to reward various stakeholders in the transport industry at an awards Gala on 15th July 2022.   Afrika Mashariki Transport Awards and Expo is an event meant to celebrate excellence in the transport industry by recognizing excellence in efficiency, safety, affordability, accessibility and customer service.   The awards, which are the first in the history of Transport in East and Central Africa, will award excellence and outstanding personalities in the various sectors-…