Huawei taps African governments support to bridge gender gap in emerging technologies

Huawei Technologies is ramping up the process of increasing the population of women working in the ICT industry by ensuring more are getting an ICT education for specialized technologies of the future. The program, known as Seeds for the Future, has this year received the support of 14 Sub-Saharan Africa governments including Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Mauritius, Madagascar and Malawi among others with the aim of training at least 200 women out of a total of 600 professionals. Seen as a major milestone, the program is focused on increasing the number of…

Fertility Point Holds Free Medical Camp at the Head Teachers Annual Conference in Mombasa

At the heart of the AGM Meeting for the Kenya Primary School Heads Association (Kepsha) held at Sheikh Zayed Hall in Mombasa, is the astounding team of Fertility Point. Fertility Point is a world-class fertility center committed to helping patients struggling with fertility challenges. During the four-day conference from 27th December – 30th December 2021 officiated by Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha and Principal Secretary for Early Learning and Basic Education Dr Julius Jwan, Fertility Point’s team of highly qualified and internationally trained fertility experts will help anyone who is struggling…

Huawei deploys 5G technology in animal conservation drive

Huawei Technologies has ramped up its support for animal conservation programs in Africa by roping in its 5G technology to facilitate the monitoring of endangered animals. The initiative will see the firm deploy cutting edge cameras and 5G network to capture and transmit high quality, real-time images of animals in their natural habitat. This practice is expected to not only open up conservation programs to newer ways of preserving endangered animal species, but will also provide tourists with alternative modes of experiencing new destinations. To do so, Huawei is using…

LG Lifestyle TVs Offer Unique Viewer Options And Experiences For Unique Times

At CES 2022, LG Electronics (LG) will unveil its original Lifestyle TV lineup, conceived and developed for today’s home-centric way of life. Offering maximum versatility, stylish spatial integration and more convenient ways to get things done, LG’s Lifestyle TVs can help transform a home into an office, gym, gallery, workshop or entertainment center, at the same time elevating the décor and making everyday living more enjoyable. Highlighting this groundbreaking lineup are LG Objet TV (model 65Art90) and LG StanbyME (model 27Art10), two innovations that eschew conventional display design to deliver new…

LG’S FIRST-EVER ULTRAGEAR GAMING LAPTOP DELIVERS MAXIMUM POWER AND CONVENIENCE

LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its first gaming laptop (model 17G90Q), expanding its premium UltraGearTM lineup and bringing exciting news to gamers worldwide. A powerful performer with a seriously sleek design, the CES 2022 Innovation Award-winning laptop delivers sublime gaming experiences and the freedom to enjoy them anywhere, at any time. LG’s take-anywhere gaming rig features an 11th Gen Intel® Tiger Lake H processor, NVIDIA GeForceTM RTX 3080 Max-Q graphics card, dual-channel memory and an ultra-fast dual SSD setup. In addition to a 17-inch IPS panel with a 1 millisecond response time and…

Jiji Kenya Wins as the Mobile App of the Year

Jiji, one of the most popular e-commerce sites in Kenya and the largest online classifieds in Kenya, has scooped the Mobile App of the Year, Shopping and E-commerce category. The award was presented to Jiji Kenya during the Mobile App and Summit Awards, 2021, which was held at the  PrideInn, Westlands, on Friday, 10th December 2021. The Annual Mobile App Summit and Awards recognize and celebrate the best practises in mobile app design, animation, and user experience across a range of categories, including and not limited to news, entertainment, shopping…

Entertainment comes alive in Bomet as GOtv expands coverage in the region

Residents in Bomet are a happy lot after GOtv commissioned a new transmission site in the area. The new site will boost GOtv reception in Bomet town and adjacent areas including Silibwet, Tenwek, Longisa, Merigi, Motigo, Aisaik, Chebole Kapsoiya and Chebile giving customers access to more channels, clearer signal and unmatched local and international entertainment. “The residents of Bomet are very happy with the work MultiChoice has put in to ensure that we can now enjoy affordable entertainment on GOtv. The boosting of the signal in this region will provide…

Low access to capital and non- financial support hamper sustainable social businesses in Kenya, new Yunus Social Business study shows

Yunus Social Business (YSB) in a collaborative research project into the social-business landscapes in India, Kenya, Colombia and Brazil, has identified lack of access to debt and broader non-financial support as the two major challenges to sustainable Social Businesses in Kenya. The study dubbed, Enterprise Support Landscape study, identifies that 68% of social businesses in Kenya face a challenge in raising debt capital. Collateral requirements, high funding costs and limited access to networks were cited as the key barriers to obtaining debt capital. The report was done in partnership with IKEA…

3D construction to accelerate affordable housing goals

Africa’s largest 3D-printed affordable housing project launched in Kenya The initial 52-house complex in Kilifi delivers affordable and climate-resilient housing at scale Bamburi Cement to supply the Tector range of mortar products to accelerate 3D printing for affordable housing 14 Trees, a joint venture between Holcim and CDC Group, has announced the commencement of Africa’s largest 3D-printed affordable housing project in Kenya – called Mvule Gardens.  The development will start early 2022. The project will utilize Holcim’s proprietary ink, TectorPrint which the local subsidiary, Bamburi Cement, will introduce in the…

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…