GOtv Slashes Prices for Its Lite Package to Ksh 199

GOtv is delighting its customers in the new year with the announcement of a price reduction on the Gotv Lite package. This means that our customers can continue to enjoy great Kenyan entertainment for less. “Our priority is to put our customers at the heart of our business. As such, we have taken the decision to ensure that we continually make our entertainment more affordable and accessible to democratize access to quality entertainment available on the GOtv platforms. GOtv Lite is our most affordable packages and this move will grant…

Trends that will shape the real estate sector in 2022

By Geoffrey Kiragu, founder and director of Lesedi Group COVID-19 brought historically low-interest rates that made it cheaper to borrow money than it had ever been before. Buyers across the country knew that such a chance would likely never come again and raced to lock in loans. Those record-low rates, however, have already started inching up and continue to climb. Buyers who are waiting for prices to plummet in 2022 will likely be disappointed. Yes, prices and demand are higher now and will keep going higher in months to come. Looking…

LG Levels up the Laundry Experience With the Latest in Washing and Drying Solutions

— At CES 2022, LG Electronics (LG) is showcasing a smarter, more seamless way to get laundry done with its new LG WashTower and washer and dryer pair. The new laundry solutions feature LG’s enhanced Artificial Intelligence Direct Drive (AI DD™) technology, proven steam technology and an array of functions that make washing and drying clothes more convenient than ever.   With LG’s enhanced AI DD technology, the new laundry pair delivers customized performance that can sense load size, fabric type and the level of soiling of a clothing article,…

Entries for Eighth Edition of AMVCAs Extended to January 28th

The deadline for the submission of entries for the eighth Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards has been extended to Friday, 28 January 2022. Africa Magic and MultiChoice are calling on all film and television industry participants and stakeholders across the continent to take part in this celebration of the African film and TV industry by submitting their works. Films, made-for-television movies or television series are eligible for entry to the AMVCAs if they were broadcast, publicly screened or exhibited from December 1, 2019, to November 30 2021. Films, made-for-television movies…

League of Legends: LG Named Display Partner of European Championships

LG Electronics (LG) has today confirmed its participation as the Official Display Partner of the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) for the 2022 and 2023 seasons. The agreement allows LG UltraGear™ gaming monitors to take center stage at the global competition to deliver ultra-smooth and ultra-responsive gameplay when the season kicks off on January 14. “We are thrilled to be playing such a pivotal role in one of the world’s most popular esports competitions,” said Seo Young-jae, head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company.…

NEW LG Smart Ovens Built to Reduce Cooking Time and Save Energy

LG Electronics has unveiled two new smart kitchen appliances set to simplify the task of managing and maintaining the 21st century home from a cost and convenience perspective. The two, LG InstaView® Double Oven Range and Over-the-Range Microwave boast of offering shorter cooking times hence saving energy and time making it convenient for any homeowner or user. Thanks to LG’s UltraHeat™ Power Burner technology, ProBake convection technology and the steam cook technology. “By courting the latest innovations, our intention is to ensure that mealtimes are becoming less labor-intensive while simplifying cooking for not…

SouthAfricanCasinos.co.za Announces Winners of Online Casino Awards 2021

South Africa’s premier online casino guide, www.SouthAfricanCasinos.co.za , has announced the winners in its coveted South African Online Casino Industry awards 2021. Every year, SouthAfricanCasinos.co.za recognize the best online casinos in South Africa. Just like all casino players, we accept nothing less than excellence across the online gambling industry. The site has been around for almost two decades and the team used its many years of experience in the local and international online casino industry coupled with its expertise and in-depth knowledge of the iGaming space to make its choices.…

Huawei partners with African universities to train 700,000 ICT professionals

 Huawei Technologies has set an ambitious target of training nearly 1 million new ICT professionals in partnership with universities across the African continent. Under the theme of “Connection, Glory, Future”, Huawei has invited bright university students from 70 countries and pursuing courses in Information and Communication Technologies to test their talents through an intense assessment. The ultimate aim is to increase academia collaboration with the ICT industry to advance the digital transformation of local industries. This year, young Kenyans drawn from the University of Nairobi among others are part of a group of 15,000 students in 130 teams, from 500 top universities and colleges are participating in the assessment.  They are tasked with designing and building innovative solutions on Huawei technological platforms, including the Cloud to address areas such as environmental protection and close societal gaps with digital skills. Besides the traditional Network and Cloud Track, it includes an Innovation Track that will for the first time stretch the students’ creativity. With a target of 700,000 skilled professionals trained by the year 2023, the firm is using its annual ICT assessment to examine the students for their ICT knowledge, practical skills and innovation acumen. The program also serves as a platform for talent placement, with 350 students having succeeded in getting jobs over the last 5 years. Billed as the largest of its kind in Africa, Kenyan students will be looking to maintain the winning streak set in 2020 by the Mazingira Team from Kenya that presented a solution called ‘Wildfire PrediTec’ designed and built on Huawei IoT and AI platforms to detect, analyze, predict and prevent wildfires. They tied with two other teams from Uganda and Mauritius for the joint first prize while the grand prize was collected by a team from Nigeria The Sub Saharan Africa finals are scheduled for February 2022 while the global finals will take place in May 2022. Over the past 5 years, the competition has attracted over 80,000 passionate ICT students, with 21 teamsentering the global finals, further incentivizing contestants to excel in this field.

OPPO A95 Smartphone Now Available for Purchase in Kenya

OPPO A95 that was released last month is now available for purchase in Kenya. Continuing the characteristic features of the OPPO A series, A95 empowers users through powerful technology and stylish design, to address young and sophisticated users’ needs for smarter everyday communications. OPPO A95 comes equipped with a large 5000mAh battery and 33W Flash Charge to ensure longer battery life and usage time. Stylishly finished using the unique OPPO Glow design, the smartphone is not only gorgeous to look at, but comfortable to use and highly durable. It also…

LG Smart Security Features That Can Help Make Your Life Easier and Safe

Imagine being able to turn off your air conditioner or refrigerator while miles away from home. This is not a line from a movie script or fiction book but it’s a reality in today’s world thanks to smart security and Internet of Things features embedded on home appliances by manufacturers such as LG electronics.    With Smart locks embedded in some of its products, users get control and message notifications features that enabled them to monitor the house even when they are away making it a smart security feature.   …