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…

KBL unveils festive campaign with a toast to reconnecting Kenyans

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) has launched a festive campaign called Turn on the Spirit of the Season, which highlights the importance of re-creating memorable moments over the festive season. The campaign is centered on Kenyans’ desire to return to reconnect with their friends and families over the Christmas season, following the easing of nationwide pandemic-related restrictions that have impacted the way people celebrate across the hospitality industry. KBL’s Acting Marketing & Innovations Director, AnneJoy Michira said:  “We are proud to have been at the forefront of bringing Kenyans together for…

3rd Edition of Chile themed Latino Sunday hosted at Alchemist

Revellers thronged the 3rd edition of Latino Sunday which was Chilean themed in celebration of the Latin America Culture hosted at The Alchemist Nairobi. The colourful event which began at 10.00am till late in the evening brought together different cultures from across the city to experience a fusion of food, dance, music and games featuring guest artistes and Dj’s. Latino Sunday is a monthly cross-cultural celebration hosted by Circolo.Life in conjunction with The United Tribe of Africa at The Alchemist. Held Once a month, it features a guest Latin American…

Smartphone Global Shipment Report Places realme Among Top 5 In 15 Regions

World-fastest growing smartphone maker, realme is among the Top 5 brands in 15 regions according to Q4 2020 Canalys global smartphone shipment report. The brand that has been making inroads in the Kenyan market by launching 6 phones as well as AIot products last year in just 4 months, has also been making global news becoming the first in the world to ship over 50 million units with Kenya being one of the major markets. According to the shipment report, realme ranked fourth and holds its position as the fastest-growing…

Kenya Breweries launches Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla Premium Flavoured Gin

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) has unveiled a new gin in the Kenyan market, Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla. The introduction of Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla follows a successful revamp of the gin category by KBL. Tanqueray Trademark has continuously innovated to recruit new gin and non gin consumers, through flavoured drinks. The drink taste profile is Zesty Seville Oranges, which are all balanced by the four botanicals that comes from Seville, Spain. It has 41.3% ABV – alcohol content. Speaking at the launch in Nairobi, EABL Managing Director Ms Jane Karuku…

realme targeting to increase their market share in Kenya

After making its debut in the Kenyan smartphone market in 2020 with a record release of more than six gadgets in the market, realme now has eyes focused on bigger goals with a target to increase their sales by at least 30 percent in 2021. This year, the smartphone brand will focus on continuously enriching its products and provide suitable young and trend-setting products to users in Kenya. It shall capitalize on the synchronization of our brand, terminal, and sales in order to achieve the said target According to realme,…

Wireless Earbuds to set the Trend in Tech in 2021

The tech sector this year, according to many tech gurus, is set to be defined by Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) with a great range of products tailored towards gadgets in the telecommunications sector; mobile phones. Many Kenyan millennials seem to already be setting the pace by embracing wireless over the use of the normal earphones commonly known as earbuds. According to those using wireless earbuds, they are convenient since they are light, stylish and trendsetting. One tech giant that purposes to be a tech-trendsetter brand through its “mobile phone…

Kenyans Set For A thrilling February with an AEW Wrestling Program

Kenyans are set to experience an exciting and amazing 2021 in terms of viewing experience courtesy of TNT Africa that is set to launch a series of interesting shows, among them the much-hyped AEW Dynamite, an all-action wrestling program set to redefine the space. The much-awaited AEW Dynamite will be a weekly flagship show from All Elite Wrestling, featuring a new professional wrestling league that is already taking the world by storm will be hitting the screens on Friday, February 5, at 2.20 pm with the first five episodes of the…

realme takes stock of its performance in the Kenyan market as it hits 50 Million shipments globally

Kenyans have warmed up to realme products few months after setting foot in the Kenyan market. The world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand has broken a record in Kenya as among the few brands that have launched more than 6 new smartphones and AIot products in the market within a span of four months.   realme seems committed not to leave anything to chances when it comes to setting records as the brand has become the world’s fastest brand to hit 50 million shipments since its inception. Notably, 50 million units were…

Boomerang to premier a quartet of kids singing Swahili tune “Furaha” in an all Africa vibes festive marathon

The festive season is a time for families and friends to come together, share special moments, and have tons of fun! This year is particularly unique as many have been living apart and connecting with family and friends matters more than ever before. But, what is a festive celebration across Africa without music and dance? On Friday, 4 December, Boomerang will release the last four songs from the second edition of the Boomerang Tunes playlist, sung in English, Pidgin English, and Swahili. Kicking off the fun fest is Furaha!!!, a…