LG Tone Free Earbuds, Made For Ears, Designed For Mother Nature

You may have heard a lot about earbuds. Indeed, people are increasingly dropping the use of the long-wired traditional earphones and adopting the use of earbuds. As a result, so many wireless earbuds have hit the market. Of all the earbuds you may have heard of, I bet you have not heard about the magic of LG Tone Free Earbuds that are defined by great features; design, sound, Google Assistant, water-resistant, dynamic speaker unit, dual microphones, fast charging among others. LG Tone Free Earbuds have been weighted and balanced to…

UGANDA TOURISM BOARD IN ROADSHOW TO ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS FROM KENYA

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is seeking to partner with Kenyan tour operators to boost intra Africa tourism between the two East African countries with a focus on encouraging more tourists from Kenya to explore the natural, adventure, leisure, business and cultural attractions that Uganda has to offer. The roadshow comes in the wake of an intensified campaign by UTB to reposition Uganda – The Pearl of Africa’ as a leading tourism destination in Africa under a new brand dubbed “Explore Uganda”. To kick off the activities, UTB has launched a…

Planning to relocate abroad? Here are 5 things you need to know

If given a chance, 35% of Kenyan youth would leave the country to find a better job abroad, escape poverty or pursue an education. This is according to a groundbreaking 2019 survey by Afrobarometer that explores attitudes towards relocating abroad in 33 African countries. Despite the openness to relocating abroad among a significant number of young Kenyans, the choice to relocate to a foreign country is not an easy one. Immersing yourself in a new culture, potentially learning a new language, and physical separation from friends and loved ones back home…

New-style traveller centres launch in Naivasha, with first regional electric vehicle charging

Kenyan real estate company Dowgate Properties has today opened its first Safari Centre highway service station, on the A104 at Naivasha, in a new servicing model for motorists and travellers, offering facilities from electric vehicle charging stations to children’s play areas, rest rooms, restaurants, and retail stores, right beside the highway. The centre’s electric charging points are the first outside Nairobi and will make it possible for high-end electric vehicles to drive from Nairobi to Kisumu and back, by charging each way at the Naivasha Safari Centre. This is the…

Naivas Opens Its 84th Store in Kayole, Naivasha

Naivas Supermarket has officially opened the doors of its newest outlet in Kayole, Naivasha along Nairobi- Nakuru highway.   The opening of the new store covering 18,000 square feet puts Naivas national store count at 84 with three of those now in Naivasha. The other outlets within the town are Naivasha Kubwa and Naivasha Ndogo. Naivasha Ndogo is the original store that first bore the name Naivasha Self Service Stores a name that later evolved to Naivas.   Speaking on the expansion, Naivas Chief Commercial Officer, Willy Kimani, said “We…

Kenneth Nyamwamu launches Nairobi gubernatorial race, unveils running mate

Nairobi Gubernatorial aspirant Kenneth Nyamwamu has promised to eliminate all cartels that have taken over services and utilities in Nairobi County. Nyamwamu who is vying on a United Party Alliance ticket says that he is well aware of the cartels that have taken over services in the county and made delivery of services to the masses inaccessible. Speaking at Nairobi’s KICC where he officially launched his campaigns and unveiling of his running mate, Nyamwamu also promised to cut business licenses and permits by half. “My predecessors have been dancing around…

ESG set to drive Real Estate Sector Forward – EAPI Summit

East Africa’s real estate market continues to attract significant international attention according to major decision-makers that attended this year’s 9th annual EAPI Summit taking place at Kempinski Hotel on 18 & 19 May. According to the EAPI Summit’s host, Kfir Rusin, East Africa’s economic recovery has prompted a lot of interest in the sector and this year’s event from leading funders and players across the value chain. “Every year Kenya and the broader regional real estate sector continues to develop and becomes more resilient and is able to withstand cyclical…

Ecobank plugs women’s businesses funding gap to drive urban economic growth

Kenyan women’s businesses received a major boost today following the commitment by Ecobank to channel more financial resources to support their growth. Speaking during the ongoing Africities conference in Kisumu, Ecobank’s Director for Commercial Banking in Kenya and East Africa, Samwel Odhiambo explained that despite progress that has been made over the last two decades in mainstreaming women-owned businesses into the economy, they still face unnecessary barriers that limits them from fully participating in the economy. “We estimate the total funding gap for women-owned businesses to be Kshs 4.2 trillion,…

CAETANO KENYA DONATES A FULLY EQUIPPED HYUNDAI AMBULANCE TO NAIROBI METROPOLITAN SERVICES (NMS)

Caetano Kenya, the official dealer of Hyundai Passenger Motor Vehicles in Kenya, donated a fully equipped Hyundai ambulance to NMS. The ambulance will be an addition to NMS services covering Mama Lucy and its environs. The company presented the ambulance together with 500 pieces of certified full medical protective coveralls to ensure protection of the health workers in the course of their work and over 3300 pieces of comfort & face guard masks for face protection. The ambulance and medical gear were received by Maj. Gen. Mohammed Badi, Director General…

New Sh10 billion risk-sharing facility, to unlock supply chain finance for SMEs

British International Investment (BII) has signed a Sh 10 billion risk-sharing facility with Citi for supply chain finance for SME’s in Africa.   The new facility will provide systemic liquidity and help Citi grow its supply chain finance product across Africa.   The facility will be targeting SME suppliers and those underserved or excluded businesses.   Chris Cox, Global Head of Trade & Working Capital Solutions, Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citi said the financing will help SMEs in the Sub Saharan Sector access credit.   “Citi is committed to…