Phyna is The Winner of Big Brother Naija Level Up Edition!

Josephine Otabor, also known as Phyna, has emerged winner of the seventh season of Big Brother Naija after polling a total of 40.74 per cent of the votes in the final week. The show’s host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, announced the winner at this season’s grand finale on Sunday, October 2, 2022. The native of Edo State beat 23 other housemates to clinch the prize after an intensely competitive 72 days. This is the second time a female housemate will against all odds, be declared the winner of Big Brother Naija.  For…

EV Manufactuer Looking to Raise $1 Billion in Capital from African Market

  The African pioneer of Artificial Intelligence and green revolution Agilitee Limited is raising about $2 billion as part of its Johannesburg initial public offering (IPO). The Company will raise $500 million in Africa, $500 million between UAE, UK, Europe and Asia. It has also been approached by a US based institutional investor who is promising $1 billion for 5% equity in Agilitee. This is a Pre-IPO capital raising as the company decided to start the capital raising while its advisors are still working on the prospectus. The company is…

Style, Luxury and World Class Elegance at the 50th Edition of Concours d’Elegance

Last Sunday was all pomp and colour as car lovers of all ages whittled away a relaxing afternoon at the Ngong Racecourse grounds at the 50th edition of Concours d’Elegance. Inspired by the extravagant Concours events in the United States and Europe, the event brought together rare and exotic automobiles, fashion and elegance from around the world to be judged by experts for their originality, historical provenance and quality of restoration. Enhancing the mood of showing up in time and in the tradition of historic Concours events, the exhibit of automobiles…

Why remittances to Kenya have remained resilient despite inflation

By Ivan Kanyali Inflation is one of the most widely discussed subjects in the world today. The rising cost of food, energy, and other commodities has had an adverse impact on the financial stability of millions of households. Many families around the world have been compelled to cut back on non-essential spending, tap into savings, or change their consumption habits amid the rising cost of living. Despite the impact of inflation on households’ finances, remittances, or money sent back home by migrants living and working abroad, have remained resilient in…

New Program By BrighterMonday and ICT Ministry to Employ 3000

3000 youth are set to benefit from an internships and job placement program through a partnership between BrighterMonday Kenya, Creative Management Consultants Ltd, and The Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) under The Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs. The partnership was ratified and announced on Monday 19th September 2022  at the Ministry of ICT offices in Nairobi, Kenya marking the start of the World Bank-funded initiative that aims to drive socio-economic development for the youth. Announcing the partnership, BrighterMonday Kenya noted that the program will lay the…

Companies Warm Up to Agilitee’s New E-bikes as They Look to Cut Transportation Costs

Zimbabwe customers on Monday started to take delivery of electric vehicles rolled out by Agilitee, the market leader in Artificial Intelligence, electric vehicles and the green revolution giant. Majority of the customers are companies that are taking fleet instead of just one vehicle. Commenting on the sidelines of this big activity, Country Director Tanaka Kutama said, As we begin our first roll out of Electric bikes to various service providers in food and security we aim to have at least 300 bikes on the road by December, so there ease…

Leaders, policy makers, business leaders and civil society Endorse Initiative to   organisations endorse resolve the learning crisis in Africa

Human Capital Africa convened Heads of State, Ministers of Education, business leaders, civil society organisations and prominent African intellectuals to call attention to the scale of the learning crisis in Africa.   This is following revelations that 9 out of 10 children are unable to read and understand by the age of 10.   The event that took place on the sidelines of the UN Transforming Education Summit in New York, saw African leaders commit to prioritise foundational learning   As the continent most affected by the learning crisis, Africa…

Narok’s sewer system cited as an example of how innovative technology can solve health challenges

Narok Town’s first sewerage system has been internationally recognised for its positive effects on reducing incidences of waterborne diseases.   Narok’s modern sanitary sewer network and treatment plant which was commissioned in late 2020 has been used as a case study at the Plastic Pipes XIII Conference, organised by the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA).   The South Rift Valley town’s sewerage system used 5 kilometres of Weholite HDPE structured wall pipes which has resulted in reduced incidences of waterborne diseases.   “Anecdotal evidence from the Department of…

Five Kenyans among 100 Rise Global Winners

Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, have today announced the second cohort of 100 Rise Global Winners, five of whom are Kenyans. Rise is a program that finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. It is the flagship program of Schmidt Futures and the anchor of a broader $1 billion philanthropic commitment from Eric and Wendy Schmidt to talent development across their initiatives. Rise collaborated with organizations such as NBA Africa, the HALI Access Network, KenSAP, and Akili…

Nairobi Hosts 2nd ‘Egypt Kenya Business Bridge Forum’

The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Khalid ElAbyad announces the launching of the second business and economic event dubbed ‘Egypt Kenya Business Bridge Forum’ in Nairobi. Those events are in line with Egypt’s policy stated clearly by President Abdel Fattah El Sisito support and join hands with the Republic of Kenya to better engage cooperatively in all areas related to trade liberalization and investment promotion, especially those articulated during Egypt’s Chairmanship of COMESA. The business forum is the output of the Economic strategy for Trade and Investment…