Coca-Cola Kenya Hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup Finale in Mombasa in a Bid to Enhance Customer Experience Across the Country.

Coca-Cola Kenya hosted the final public viewing event of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Sunday 18th December at the Mama Ngina Waterfront Park in Mombasa County. The Argentina VS France match ended in favor of Argentina who scored 4- 2 in penalties against France after a 3-3 draw. Hundreds of football fans showed up all geared up and excited to cheer their favorite teams. Also in attendance were Coca-Cola Mombasa staff, different industry stakeholders, partners, and all-around football fans who got the chance to watch the match live in…

ESAK Marks 3rd Anniversary, Unveils Team to Unlock Energy Demand

Electricity Association of Kenya (ESAK) has called upon key stakeholders in the electricity sector to encourage the growth of energy demand across the country. This, even as the association celebrates its 3rd anniversary with at least 1 Gigawatt (GW) tied to the grid of which nearly 800 Megawatts (MW) is utility-scale capacity. To mark the celebration, ESAK activated its 4th working group the Electricity Markets that will encourage the growth of energy demand and alternative markets for power produced in the country. Additionally, the group will have a voice in shaping policy and…

Meet Kenyan food entrepreneur promoting alternative diet for schools

Meet Wawira Njiru, a nutritionist, entrepreneur, and founder of Food4Education who believes that providing a healthy lunch to children will impact their school attendance and development. In fact, schools that are enrolled in school feeding programs consistently will have up to 20% better performance than schools that are not enrolled consistently in school feeding programs, according to Wawira’s research. The Food4Education initiative is providing healthy nutritious meals for children at a cost of 15 cents, among the cheapest in Kenya. “Consistently providing food of high-quality nutrition value for 15 cents allows…

Kenyan Women Entrepreneurs Graduate after Skills Training

By Dominic Kirui After a week of skills training at the Strathmore Business School, 51 women in business have graduated from the training at an event held at the University grounds. The women, brought together by the Strathmore Business School and the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Kenya Investment Mechanism, underwent rigorous training in business management and how to pitch their business opportunities to investors to access credit. Shadrack Mwangangi, the Director for Executive Education at Strathmore Business School, says that the program helps women have businesses that…

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…

EABL rolls out Domestic and Family Abuse Guidelines

East African Breweries Plc (EABL) has rolled out a set of guidelines to support employees facing domestic and family abuse to disclose it and seek help.    The Domestic and Family Abuse Guidelines are intended to enable employees feel safe to raise awareness on issues relating to the matter, reach out when in need for help, respond and refer cases of abuse at home or in the workplace.    Under the guidelines, employees can get paid leave of up to 10 days per year to deal with issues arising from…

Nominees for Eighth Edition of AMVCAs to be Unveiled

On Saturday, 19 March nominees for the eight edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards will be unveiled in a special broadcast on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv from 22:00 CAT. Nollywood actors, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and Daniel Etim-Effiong, will announce the nominees in all 33 categories for this edition. “We received a good number of quality entries from across the continent for this edition of the AMVCAs and we are pleased to reveal the final shortlist of nominees, which we are confident embody the excellence the awards…

Ivorian couple bring hope to the slum children

By Fred Maingi Alfred Anoh and Faith Lilianne, a couple living in Kenya from Ivory Coast believe neglected children can only enjoy better lives if they are monitored in a bid to rescue them from indulging in bad behavior. The duo who have brought great impact to the poor slum children of Kibera started an intiative dubbed a bit of smile, a forum they say was formed to bring smiles to those living in the poor slum areas. The couple started training tennis to the slum dwellers, a game largely…

Kenyan agriculture entrepreneurs bet on diversification, networking to weather COVID-19 shocks, study

Throughout 2020 and the myriad of challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting and working with young agribusiness entrepreneurs has been particularly pertinent. To this end, the United States International University-Africa (USIU-A), through support provided by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research through their Cultivate Africa’s Future initiative, has been providing young agripreneurs, aged 18-35 years, with access to business training, finance and mentor support. The program, implemented by the USIU-A’s Global Agribusiness Management and Entrepreneurship (GAME) Center, aims to enable Kenyan youths to develop…

realme Buds Q roll out in Kenyan Market

The world’s fastest-growing smartphone maker, realme has introduced realme Buds Q in the Kenyan market. This following realme’s commitment to becoming a tech-trendsetter brand that dares to leap using “mobile phone + AIoT” dual-drive strategy to create a trendy lifestyle for the younger generation. The uniquely designed buds created in collaboration with the renowned French artist Jose Levy, feature a 10mm dynamic bass boost driver, 119ms super-low latency gaming mode, 20-hour long battery life and IPX4 water and sweat resistance allowing one to comfortably work out or do any kind…