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…

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…

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…

Sports Photography Tips and Tricks From Frank Darkwah

The famous adage ‘necessity is the mother of invention’ rings true for writer turned sports photographer Frank Darkwah. Earlier, when writing about Ghanian football games Frank often faced a dearth of quality pictures to elucidate his words. It happened far too often so he decided to take some photos himself and create a repository to supplement his stories. Little did he know that he was a natural at it. Since his first game, Frank has never stopped clicking and as they say, the rest is history – or more aptly…

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…

Schneider Electric Creates Professional Education Platform to Address the Data Center Talent Shortage

Schneider Electric™, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced a series of updates to its vendor-agnostic and CPD-accredited digital education platform, Schneider Electric University. Available in 14 languages and accessible globally for free online, the dedicated professional development platform directly addresses the data center sector skills gap, helping industry stakeholders to upskill and stay up to date with the latest technology, sustainability, and energy efficiency initiatives affecting the sector. To-date, Schneider Electric University has delivered more than one million courses to over 650,000 data center…

Fanaka Confident New Foundation Will Enable More Kids Pursue Education

Fanaka Real Estate has unveiled its foundational arm to drive the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. The land buying and selling company which is also into property management, unveiled Fanaka Wema Foundation as they expand their services to community development work. The firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Moses Muriithi says that as a company they are mandated to create “shared value” for the most vulnerable citizens. The real estate property firm describes its mission as a simple one: to empower its clients and stakeholders both socially and economically “At Fanaka Wema Foundation,…

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…