Middle East Energy to bring together over 170 countries for its 48th Edition Centred on Global Energy Transition

 Middle East Energy, the leading energy industry event in the MEA region, will be making its anticipated return to Dubai World Trade Centre on 7 – 9 March 2023 to guide energy transition conversations across the globe. Organised by Informa Markets, the leading global exhibitions organiser, it is set to bring together buyers and sellers from across different countries to explore the latest advancements in energy products and solutions. The 48th edition will provide opportunities to network with international energy suppliers, discover products and solutions that are changing the energy landscape,…

Solar Power: Winsol Green Eyeing Rural Electrification to Grow Presence in Ethiopia

  By Biniyam Kebede What are the benefits of using solar sources of energy? Why do we need to mobilise investment in innovation in solar energy and other renewable energy sources? As the world is experiencing climate change firsthand, it has become a trend to turn to renewable energy sources that come from sources such as the sun, earth and wind that are never ending. With this being said, Africa is a continent with the shortage of electricity all round. The shortage of electrical power has made it a necessity…

Uber is the official mobility partner for the Nairobi Festival

Uber has announced that it will be the official mobility partner for the inaugural Nairobi City Festival taking place at the renovated Uhuru Park from 12 – 17 December 2022. Through this initiative, riders will not only have access to enhanced in-app safety features but will also receive a discount of 30% on each Uber trip to and from the festival. Uber recently introduced two new products that are perfect for passengers travelling to and from the festival: The first is Uber XL which is perfect for groups of up…

ABC Bank Emerge Winners in Good Corporate Governance

African Banking Corporation (ABC Bank) was been recognized for its solid corporate governance practices at the Champions of Governance (COG) Award, organised by the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK). ABC Bank was awarded in the Finance and Investment category during the Champions of Governance Awards, making it the seventh time the lender has been recognized for exhibiting good corporate governance practices since the awards were launched in 2010. “This feat is a testimony of the Bank’s commitment to apply good governance principles and practices, embracing innovation and…

Optiven shines at top brands events 2022

Top score Brands on 1st December 2022 recognized and awarded various companies for their outstanding brands. Mr. George Wachiuri, the Optiven Group CEO was the Chief Guest at the event where he spoke on the topic of creative transgenerational brands for posterity. He advised the different companies to be bold and engage beyond the Kenyan borders if their companies are to grow and outlive them to benefit future generations.  Sharing insights based on the Optiven Group history, Wachiuri noted that the leaders carrying the vision of the companies they lead,…

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…

OPPO Unveils Challenge to Reward Footballing Talent In Kenya

In partnership with local football star David “Chehe” Ochieng, world-leading smart device brand OPPO has  launched  the #OPPOGameTime Challenge that will see Kenyan fans bring out their best football skills. The Reno8 football challenge will see the top three contestants walk away with Ksh50,000 for the winner, Ksh30,000 for the 1st runners-up and Ksh10,000 for the 2nd runners-up. Rules are simple – fans need to record a short video showing off their unique football skills. Once done, users will need to follow @OPPO Kenya  Instagram page and/or Facebook page, post…

Property Developer Unveils Warehouses And Storage Facility To Ease Manufacturers And Businesses Inventory Headaches

Businesses and manufacturers across East Africa are set to benefit from various warehouses and dry storage to be unveiled regionally by Myspace Properties Limited, in what economists termed as a sharing economy. The model dubbed ‘space share’ will ease manufacturers’ logistics headaches since they don’t need to own warehouses and storage and therefore not incur the cost of building and even renting the entire space that they are not using. Businesses will only be required to pay for the space they are using as they share the other space with…

M-TIBA Partners With BYON8 To Provide Access To Telehealth Services

M-TIBA  has announced its partnership with BYON8 to provide access to telehealth services by offering medical packages to members through the M-TIBA platform. M-TIBA provides a platform where members can access patient care digitally from specialists on the BYON8 platform. The deal was inked by the Managing director of M-TIBA, Mr. Moses G Kuria, and the CEO and CO-founder of BYON8 Mr. Josef Murad at the M-TIBA offices. The BYON8 app has many different medical packages which offer its members an unlimited monthly fee that also allows no more annual fees…

LG, Hotpoint Partner With Mamafua Laundromat To Revolutionize The Informal Mama Fua Sector

LG Electronics has today signed a partnership with Mamafua Laundromat and Hotpoint distributors aimed at delivering digitized laundry services. The new store; Mamafua Laundromatic is located at Freedom Heights Mall, Mezannine Floor in Lang’ata. The launch comes at a convenient season, with the current unpredictability of the weather. Speaking during the launch, Mr. Ravi Kanani, the B2B and Regional Business Head at Hotpoint Appliances Limited noted that the partnership is also a way to create employment as well as formalizing the local “mama fua” sector. “The Mamafua Laundromatic is quite…