Four habits that will improve your chances of financial success in 2022

Financial success is an important goal to many people and rarely misses in new year resolutions. Most of us focus on the most logical option to achieve our financial goals – increasing our income. While making more money is critical to financial growth, it is not the only factor that contributes to financial success. In the long-term, our habits matter more than our income in our journey to financial success. Below are some powerful habits you can start putting into action straight away in 2022 to increase your chances of…

Vivo Energy Kenya Feted At MSK For Outstanding Marketing

Vivo Energy Kenya, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in the country was one of the biggest winners at this year’s Marketing Society of Kenya’s (MSK) Awards, bagging the Best Sales Promotion Campaign of the Year. Weka Collabo Shinda Fuso FI, was a customer driven initiative, built to demonstrate sustainable affinity to Shell customers.  The campaign garnered over 16 million entries and over 470,000 unique participants, making it the most impactful campaign of the year. Receiving the award on behalf of the company, Vivo Energy Kenya Marketing Director Mark…

Huawei leads over 100 Chinese Companies in Pledge for Stronger Socio-economic ties with Kenya

More than 100 Chinese enterprises led by Huawei Technologies have committed to enhance their support for economic social programs in Kenya as detailed in the latest Social Responsibility Report of the Kenya China Economic and Trade Association (KCETA). The report, released today, is the third in its annual series since 2019 and outlines various milestones and Kenyan sectors that Chinese companies participate in strongly. Themed “New Start, New Chapter”, the report was launched by Mr. Zhou Pingjian, Chinese Ambassador to Kenya in the company of Mr. Zhang Yijun, Minister Counselor…

William Lawson’s Kenya’s Next Highlander Raises the Axe in Victory 

William Lawson’s capped John Waliaula as Kenya’s Next Highlander, who through sweat and trials, beat 49 other highlanders to secure the title. For the last two months, William Lawson’s has been on the hunt to find the boldest, most rugged, unconventional man or woman, who defies the norm and lives life on his or her terms. With the Kenya’s Next Highlander title, John Waliaula has won Ksh. 500,000/- cash and an epic trip to Scotland worth Ksh. 500,000/-. Speaking after his win, John Waliaula said, “I feel great! I was…

Emirates’ announces new complimentary offers

Emirates has launched three iconic offers for Kenyan travellers visiting Dubai. Joining a host of other added-value offers for Dubai getaways during Expo 2020, Emirates looks forward to ensuring a memorable experience for visitors in one of the world’s most-loved destinations. Whether returning to Dubai or visiting the city for the first time, Emirates’ passengers can enjoy three brand-new complimentary offers to Dubai’s world famous and most loved attractions: The iconic Burj Khalifa At The Top: See Dubai from the top of the world’s tallest building and take in panoramic views of…

Tanzania’s Ubongo bags Rotman Innovation of the Year Award

Through science and technology, Ubongo creates multiplatform learning that benefits children across Sub-Saharan Africa   Ubongo, a Tanzania-based nonprofit social enterprise and Africa’s leading producer of kids’ edutainment, is this year’s winner of the prestigious Rotman Innovation of the Year Award, worth $10,000 Canadian dollars (approximately 19 million Tanzanian shillings) The accolade is presented annually by Grand Challenges Canada, a Canadian not-for-profit organization that invests in local innovations that address critical global health, humanitarian and Indigenous community challenges in Canada and low-resource countries.   The Rotman Innovation of the Year…

SASRA Signs MoU with DCI to Combat Fraud in SACCOs

The Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) to formalize the establishment of the Sacco Societies Fraud Investigation Unit (SSFIU). The signing of the MOU signifies an important milestone towards the realisation of the Authority’s reform agenda of entrenching corporate governance practices among SACCOs as well as the fulfilment of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive issued in July 2019 to establish the Unit. Speaking during the MOU signing ceremony, SASRA Chairman John Munuve said: ‘’ We view this MOU as an…

1000 farmers to benefit from new financing agreement

A thousand Ndumberi dairy farmers under the region’s co-operative society are set to access quality fodder to double their milk yield to 30,000 litres per day. Through a fodder financing agreement between Family Bank, Performeter Agribusiness and Ndumberi Dairy Farmers Co-operative Society, commercial fodder producers and cooperatives will access financing that will take away the working capital burden and increase availability and access to good quality fodder to all dairy farmers. “It is remarkable that under the sub-standard conditions the dairy farming sector has had an annual growth of 3-4% annually with the dairy value chain having reached an estimated 1.9 billion…

TOYOTA KENYA INTRODUCES THE SUZUKI VITARA BREZZA TO THE KENYAN MARKET.

By Michelle Anzaya Toyota Kenya, has announced a 90% financing deal with local financial institutions for its latest entrant in to the Kenyan market The Kenya’s leading motor vehicle distributor has added to their B2C and B2B car segment by launching the Suzuki Vitara Brezza which will retail at Ksh.2, 677,000. This comes following the increase in demand for SUVs in Kenya in the new car segment, which is the most vibrant among all passenger cars, which according to the 2020 KMI report recorded the highest sales of 980 units.…

KPA Regional Maritime Awards 2020 set for May

Kenya Ports Authority’s second East Africa Maritime Awards (EAMA) ceremony is scheduled to take place On May 21, 2021 in Mombasa. The Awards seek to recognize and award notable users of the Port of Mombasa and individual players. Organized in partnerships with the Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade), Shippers Council of Eastern Africa (SCEA) and East African Business Council (EABC), EAMA seeks to promote excellence in service delivery and adoption of best practices; appreciate exceptional contribution to the industry and regional economies;…