Canon to Showcase Latest Digital Technologies And Innovation At GPP 2022

Canon Central & North Africa, the leading provider of imaging technologies and services will be participating at Gulf Print & Pack (GPP) 2022 and showcasing its entire range of state-of-the-art technologies and innovative solutions, while highlighting the latest trends within the print industry. In keeping with global trends in a post-pandemic era, where customer demand has shifted towards digital technologies, Canon will be spotlighting its digital printing technology, inkjet capabilities, wide format technology and complete workflow, from pre-press to post-press technology, spanning various industries including packaging, labelling, and retail.   As a…

How Jobseekers Can Increase their Chances of Getting Hired

In 2021, the talent competition heated up as recruiters scrambled to fill open roles created by digital transformation. It was a year in which hiring managers and professionals were left wondering about the future of employment. Employment is key, not only to the job seeker but also to the economy. This is due to the fact that the labour industry largely contributes to the GDP of a country. A strong labour force equates to a strong economy. In Kenya, however, there is a great challenge of unemployment among the youth…

A New Dawn as KCB Group Plc appoints Paul Russo as Group Chief Executive Officer

The KCB Group PLC Board has today appointed Paul Russo as the company’s Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) effective May 25, 2022. He replaces Mr Joshua Oigara who has been the GCEO for the last nine and a half years. Joshua will be available for a period of time to support a smooth transition. The appointment follows a competitively run selection process that kicked off in March 2022.  Paul brings a wealth of experience in banking, operational management, people management, strategy, and a sharp business acumen. He is currently the…

Progress as Chukwuyem Wins Nigerian Idol Season 7

After weeks of stage performances and millions of votes over the past few months, Progress Chukwuyem has won the 7th edition of Nigerian Idol. The win was announced by the show’s host, IK Osakioduwa during a celebratory finale episode on Sunday 22 May. The 21-year-old singer won after polling more fans’ votes to beat fellow finalist Zadok in a record-breaking voting season. The top-2 secured 45 million votes in the finale week alone and over 220 million votes all season long. He won a cash prize of ₦30 million, a brand-new SUV, a Bigi branded refrigerator and…

Dalbit Celebrates 20 Years With Conservation of Mountain Bongo

Dalbit Petroleum Ltd has marked its 20-year anniversary by planting 1,000 trees at the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy as part of its environmental conservation efforts aimed at preserving the world’s first Mountain Bongo sanctuary.   The tree planting exercise is being done in partnership with the local communities and employees as part of a tree planting initiative that will contribute towards the Conservancy’s target of planting 5,000 indigenous tree species in 2022.   This further complements the existing work done by the local communities and will ultimately contribute to the…

“Entry is Free” KDF Tells Kenyans to Attend Museum Air Show Festival this Saturday

The Kenya Defence Forces in conjunction with Aero Club will hold an exciting Museum Air Show Festival this Saturday. The 28th May event will take place at Uhuru Gardens along Lang’ata Road in Nairobi. The Air Show, led by Kenya Air Force, will boast displays of both military and civilian aerobatic capabilities aimed at engaging and entertaining the public. “You are all invited to witness this spectacular show of scintillating aerobatics by Kenya Air Force jets and extreme maneuvers by a variety of helicopters in their inventory. The Kenya Wildlife…

Richard Ngatia to represent Kenya at Invest in Africa Summit

Kenya Chambers of Commerce and Industry President Richard will be among the keynote speakers at the Invest in Africa Summit that will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The event that brings together over 30 African Countries will be held on 1st and 2nd at the Royal Tropical Institute. It will bring together over 400 delegates and investors. Ngatia will also be attending the event in his capacity as the special envoy for trade- a new role given to him by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The conference is focused on highlighting Africa’s…

Emirates and Dilmah Tea celebrate 30 years of partnership  

Emirates and Dilmah Tea have enjoyed a longstanding partnership of brewing the finest teas on board and in Emirates’ airport lounges around the world for the past 30 years. To mark the milestone on International Tea Day, all Emirates’ customers will get a special tea box when they fly from Dubai on Saturday. In addition, First Class customers on flights to the UK will be treated to a food pairing, and Emirates’ Onboard Lounge will offer Dilmah Tea infused mocktails on Saturday. The special tea pack for all customers who…

Enhancing Business in Pubs with Variety Sports

Pubs are the best place to watch your favorite weekday or weekend sport because of the surety of the HD quality picture, the immersive surround system experience, the crowd that that keeps roaring and the authenticity of the game the pub experience brings to the afternoon. Need I mention the tasty food, your cold drink and of course your friends to go along with that. Sports is very profitable to pubs and clubs and particularly those that get the experience right. The Premier League alone helps pubs rake in high…

New Sh10 billion risk-sharing facility, to unlock supply chain finance for SMEs

British International Investment (BII) has signed a Sh 10 billion risk-sharing facility with Citi for supply chain finance for SME’s in Africa.   The new facility will provide systemic liquidity and help Citi grow its supply chain finance product across Africa.   The facility will be targeting SME suppliers and those underserved or excluded businesses.   Chris Cox, Global Head of Trade & Working Capital Solutions, Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citi said the financing will help SMEs in the Sub Saharan Sector access credit.   “Citi is committed to…