LG, Hotpoint Partner With Mamafua Laundromat To Revolutionize The Informal Mama Fua Sector

LG Electronics has today signed a partnership with Mamafua Laundromat and Hotpoint distributors aimed at delivering digitized laundry services. The new store; Mamafua Laundromatic is located at Freedom Heights Mall, Mezannine Floor in Lang’ata. The launch comes at a convenient season, with the current unpredictability of the weather. Speaking during the launch, Mr. Ravi Kanani, the B2B and Regional Business Head at Hotpoint Appliances Limited noted that the partnership is also a way to create employment as well as formalizing the local “mama fua” sector. “The Mamafua Laundromatic is quite…

Huawei partners with Africa Telecommunications Union to ramp up fiber connectivity

Huawei technologies today announced a partnership with the Africa Telecommunications Union to raise the tempo of transferring services to the digital sphere over the next eight years. Kenya was among the member countries attending the AfricaCom 2022 conference in Cape Town South Africa where the ICT Ministers and their representatives signed a joint communique agreeing to institute measurable initiatives in the development of their digital economies. The relationship is expected to contribute to the overall investment in equipment, human resources and process necessary to make a successful digital transition. Reducing…

County Governments Urged To Collaborate With Hospitality Players For Jobs Creation

Incoming county governments can create jobs for the millions of unemployed youths if they collaborate with hospitality players and the wider tourism industry. PrideInn Hotels, Resorts and Camps Founder and Managing Director Hasnain Noorani has urged the new county bosses to consider working with the sector, which has the potential of hiring an extra 1.2 million people. He added that the new hires would indirectly support millions more throughout the Kenyan economy. “In 2021 alone, the tourism sector had to lay off at least 1.2 million people due to the…

THE FIRST AND SECOND COHORT OF CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS GRADUATES FROM THE CYBER SHUJAA PROGRAM

The first cohort of 170 trainees has graduated from the Cyber Shujaa program run by the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) in partnership with Kenya Bankers Association and Serianu Limited. The program is funded by the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE). The program seeks to address existing gaps within the ICT and Cybersecurity sector in Africa by continuously analyzing the market and industry for ICT talent needs, designing practical curriculums for these needs, conducting vigorous training for the participants, and providing market placement and mentorship of these youth. The program offers Data Protection training,…

Zamara Kenya Rolls out an Individual Medical Cover Targeting the Uninsured

Zamara Group has rolled out an affordable and flexible medical cover targeting individuals between the age of 18 – 80 years.   The product dubbed Zamara Afya, is a comprehensive medical cover that will be available to all non-insured Kenyans. It will provide access to care for inpatient and outpatient services.   Speaking during the announcement, Rosalyn Mugoh, Managing Director, Zamara Risk and Insurance Brokers Ltd said, “Our aim is to bring quality medical insurance to Kenyans at an affordable price. More importantly, we wanted a solution that met the…

With The Nairobi Heat, LG Bottom Freezer Is Worth Betting On

Nairobi is the city on the sun and this has manifested with the recent heatwaves that have seen millions of Nairobians scamper for any shade available. The rays from the scorching sun have been hitting the ground with the might of draining any available water from people’s bodies. With the kind of heat that the people of Nairobi are experiencing, an ice-cold drink or anything cold that can smoothen the throat and keep the body fresh and moisturized comes in handy. And there is nothing that keeps something cold and…

NAIVAS OPENS 82nd OUTLET AT KATANI ALONG MOMBASA ROAD

Kenya’s leading retailer Naivas supermarket is set to open the doors of its 82nd outlet and newest store at Katani along Mombasa Road. The new outlet a Foodmarket covering 34,299 square feet is the 3rd of its format along Mombasa Road, with the other two being Naivas Foodmarket Capital center and the just opened Naivas Foodmarket Imara. It is however the 9th outlet in the larger Mombasa Road Region.The store focuses on everyday fresh produce that guarantees value for money and it is also stocked with a wide variety of…

Telemedicine provider, HealthX makes entry in Kenyan market

HealthX, a fully equipped, and virtual medical facility has launched its services in Kenya consolidating gains made in healthcare innovations and technologies in the past years. The healthcare provider will utilize digital platforms to provide next generation telemedicine and telemonitoring services, giving all Kenyans access to high quality healthcare at an affordable cost. Through the integrated telehealth platform, patients will have 24/7 access to qualified and licensed healthcare professionals with extensive experience in primary healthcare and patient management who are permanently employed by HealthX. The services will be offered on a…

Sanavita Giving biofortified foods a boost in Tanzania

Women are the backbone of African agriculture and have been unequally affected by the impacts of the COVID pandemic. And yet, despite the acknowledged inequalities, women continue to be under-represented in decision-making at community through to policy level. This year, International Women’s Day is celebrating women leadership and how women can provide role models for each other. Interventions like mentorship provided as part of agripreneur competitions remain pivotal in empowering women into leadership positions and, in turn, inspiring a new generation of women leaders in agriculture. Jolenta Joseph, a Tanzania…

OPPO set to launch the latest addition under the A Series segment

OPPO is set to introduce the amazing OPPO A93 to the Kenyan market, making it the latest addition to the A series family after the launch of the A92 and A52 smartphones earlier in the year. In what continues to be OPPO Kenya’s strategy to solidify its presence and grow market share in the Kenyan smartphone space, the firm plans to launch the A93 from October 26, 2020, kicking-off with a pre-order phase set to last for a week. OPPO Kenya’s Head of Communications & Projects Muthoni Wachira said OPPO…