Jiji Kenya Bags Two Awards on Safety and Classifieds Categories

Jiji Kenya announced today that it received two awards: Best Classifieds Website at the Digital Tech 100 Awards that was held in Movenpick, Hotel and the Safest Online Shopping Platform at the Panari Hotel, that were both held on the same day. The platform was the only online shopping platform in Kenya to receive perfect five-star scores on safety, and it was the first time in 23 years of surveying that an online shopping platform was recognized in the Transport and Logistics Excellence awards, organised by the Safety Plus Ltd.…

Agilitee to Convert to Public Company Ahead of JSE Listing

Agilitee, the market leader in electric vehicles and the green revolution giant, today announced that the company has received an approval by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to be converted from being a privately held company to a public company. This is part of the process of the of Agilitee’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the JSE and it marks the beginning of a new chapter for Agilitee now that it officially becoming a public company. On the IPO, Agilitee is advised by JSE approved sponsors  , Acaciacap Advisors.. With…

KCB in KShs. 13M Loyalty Cash Rewards to Customers

KCB Bank Kenya has unveiled a loyalty rewards campaign that seeks to appreciate its customers, merchants, and agents. Dubbed “Simba Rewards”, the campaign will see customers and partners who perform the highest number and value of transactions through Money Transfers, Vooma and Bank Agents, Card transactions, securing loans, or increased deposits by MSME and Premium customers, get cash rewards throughout the campaign that runs until December 2022. Qualifying transactions include sending money, receiving money from businesses and customers, and transfers from a financial institution to KCB Bank mobile wallets and accounts.…

Kenya Hosts the East Africa Energy, Oil & Gas Summit

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOC Kenya) will host the 7th edition of the East Africa Energy, Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition (EAOGS), the leading event for the region, which will take place from 15-17 November at the Radisson Blu hotel in Nairobi, Kenya as part of a long-term MOU agreement with international events organizer GEP. Since its inception ten years ago, EAOGS has been bringing regional, international and domestic businesses from across the public and private sectors together as the new emerging oil and gas countries in…

Mdundo hits new milestone of 20 million active users across Africa ahead of 50 million users 2025 target

Mdundo.com A/S has recorded 20.3 million monthly active users in June 2022, beating the upgraded expected target of 19 – 20 million for the month, a growth of 74% compared to June 2021. The company – which released its 2025 strategic direction in June 2022 – is aiming at recording 50 million monthly active users and a positive EBITDA for the financial year ending June 2025. Nigeria remains the biggest country for the Kenyan based company with a total of 4.9 million monthly users, followed by South Africa with 3.7 million, Kenya with 2.8 million and Tanzania with 2.4 million. In addition, the company’s advertising serving platform, The Mdundo Brand Lift Tool, has improved…

DStv Business revitalizes pubs and clubs as football returns

SuperSport continues to deliver an unrivalled selection of football, and DStv is set to be the home of the top leagues in the world when the New Football Season kicks off on Friday 5, 2022. Pubs, clubs and hotels can look forward to increased footfall beginning this Friday when the first whistle of the 2022/23 Premier League blows. Fans are eager to throng pubs and clubs having missed out on the last seasons camaraderie that watching football in a social setting brings to the experience of the game. All the…

BrighterMonday Wins E-recruitment Portal of the Year Award 2022

BrighterMonday Kenya has bagged the best e-recruitment portal award of 2022 in the Digital Tech 100 Awards. The award was received at the Movenpick Hotel, amid heavy competition from other industry players . The Top 100 Digital Tech Companies Awards (Digital Tech 100) (previously known as Digital Tech Excellence Awards) provides a platform for the recognition and public celebration of exceptional corporations in the supply of digital tech-based solutions. This is implemented to promote their company image in potential clients’ eyes and expand business prospects. The industry is robust and…

Agilitee Public Offer Increases African Millionaires By 1000

South African Billionaire, Mandla Lamba who is the founder of Africa’s first Green Revolution and AI Company and the world’s first black owned, Agilitee decided to take Agilitee public through an IPO on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The IPO is advised by AcaciaCap Advisors who have done multiple of such transactions including doing the second listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange for 2022. AcaciaCap Advisors was established based on 20 years of a professional and highly experienced team. To this day, the company provides a comprehensive range of integrated corporate…

THE FIRST AND SECOND COHORT OF CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS GRADUATES FROM THE CYBER SHUJAA PROGRAM

The first cohort of 170 trainees has graduated from the Cyber Shujaa program run by the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) in partnership with Kenya Bankers Association and Serianu Limited. The program is funded by the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE). The program seeks to address existing gaps within the ICT and Cybersecurity sector in Africa by continuously analyzing the market and industry for ICT talent needs, designing practical curriculums for these needs, conducting vigorous training for the participants, and providing market placement and mentorship of these youth. The program offers Data Protection training,…

Jackson Mbuthia, Chief Commercial Officer, SGA Group Holdings.

SGA Security has appointed Jackson Mbuthia as its new Chief Commercial Officer. In his new role, Jackson Mbuthia will spearhead the company’s commercial activities including identification and development of new business opportunities for SGA Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Jackson has previously held senior management positions in the banking and private security sectors having led teams in project management, business process mapping as well as business development. Jackson Mbuthia currently serves as a board member of the Private Security Regulatory Authority having been appointed to the Board in November 2019. He was…