Real Estate Connoisseur Appointed Lesedi Group CEO

Real estate business management and leadership are inseparable. The ability to innovate new ideas is equally as important as the ability to manage them. The paradox, however, is that not every manager qualifies as a great leader. An effective leader not only produces the vision for the business, the recipe for success but also the actions needed to accomplish it. In this light, The Lesedi group welcomes its new member, Mr. Simon. A. Day as the Group CEO effective December 2021. A new boss is like being a new captain…

Keeping Your Food Fresher For Longer With LG InstaView

Nobody buys a fridge just for display. We buy them to preserve our foods and drinks. With so many brands on the market, sometimes choosing a fridge that meets your needs is not a walk in the park. That is why you first need to know what you need before heading into the market. The first thing you should know is that a good fridge has less to no noise, has a larger preserving capacity, saves energy, has a warranty that covers a long period, and incorporates the new technological…

FAO Launches the Green Cities Initiative

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with Mombasa County Government launched the Green Cities initiative (GCI) Mombasa Chapter, third from Kisumu and Nairobi. The initiative is aimed at improving the livelihoods and well-being of urban and peri-urban population. The FAO-led initiative focuses on improving the urban environment, strengthening urban-rural linkages and the resilience of urban food systems to external shocks, while ensuring access to a healthy environment from sustainable agri-food systems, and increasing availability of green spaces through urban forestry and urban agriculture. It will…

Emirates’ announces new complimentary offers

Emirates has launched three iconic offers for Kenyan travellers visiting Dubai. Joining a host of other added-value offers for Dubai getaways during Expo 2020, Emirates looks forward to ensuring a memorable experience for visitors in one of the world’s most-loved destinations. Whether returning to Dubai or visiting the city for the first time, Emirates’ passengers can enjoy three brand-new complimentary offers to Dubai’s world famous and most loved attractions: The iconic Burj Khalifa At The Top: See Dubai from the top of the world’s tallest building and take in panoramic views of…

LG Electronics New CEO To Pursue Innovation In Key Growth Areas

LG Electronics (LG) has today announced the appointment of William Cho, its Chief Strategy Officer, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective December 1.   Mr. Cho ascends to the helm of the global consumer electronics giant at a time it is re-aligning its business portfolio to accelerate growth and innovation in key areas, focusing on customer value in pursuit and giving greater responsibility to each business unit.     As LG’s top strategist since 2019, Mr. Cho was responsible for establishing LG’s Business Incubation Center and fostering new…

Tips on How To Manage Your Personal Finances Efficiently

By Geoffrey Kiragu, Founder and Director, Lesedi Developers Limited Personal financial management is a formidable and an incessant task that can cause even the most economically perceptive individual to become confused or shortsighted. Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a magic spell or a standard formula that allowed you never to have to worry about money or manage your finances again? Fact is, you do not necessarily have to have a well-paying job or a windfall of money to improve your personal finances. While that may not be realistic,…

26-Year Strathmore Student Wins LG Tiktok Dance Contest

A freelance dance choreographer who also doubles up as an MC and hype man has been named the winner in the just-concluded “Paca Dance Challenge” – a collaboration between LG Electronics and Ubisoft’s Just Dance via TikTok in Kenya. 26-year old James Kimani, a student of Business Information and Technology at Strathmore University, was voted winner by fans for his enthralling dance style and creative and fun-filled videos. Kimani, who is also an LG 100 Club Influencer, takes home the grand prize of an LG NanoCell TV 55 INCH NANO 79…

Inaugural country-level research unpacks the opportunity for climate philanthropy in Africa

… Business leaders, the development finance community and governments in Africa require deep insight into the challenges and opportunities where philanthropic investment can support countries that are most vulnerable to the impacts of the climate crisis. The entry points for six countries were revealed today, in new reports providing political economy analysis of six countries – Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana and Senegal – published by Africa Practice and ClimateWorks Foundation. The inaugural research, entitled Introductory Political Economy Analysis of the Climate Philanthropy Space, assesses the political, institutional and sector-driven…

Emirates Announces Major Retrofit Programme 105 Aircraft, To Provide Best-In-Sky Customer Experiences

Emirates has announced that it will retrofit 105 of its modern wide-body aircraft with its Premium Economy product, in addition to other cabin enhancements. The 18-month retrofit programme, scheduled to begin at the end of 2022, will be entirely conducted at Emirates’ state-of-the-art Engineering Centre in Dubai. It will see 52 Emirates A380s and 53 Boeing 777s fitted with a new cabin class – the airline’s highly lauded Premium Economy. The airline is also considering installing a brand new Business Class product on its Boeing 777 aircraft, with customised seats in a…

What to Consider When Buying Land

By Geoffrey Kiragu, Founder and Diector, Lesedi Developers Individuals new to real estate are often puzzled when they discover that location is an imperative consideration when buying property. The idea of location has been so ingrained in the minds of many Kenyans that sometimes one cannot help but wonder if it is the property that matters more or where it is sited. Well, both are significant but it is the location that matters more. For instance, areas close to urban centers are highly valued as compared to others. This idea…