Samsung Launches Online Brand Shop

BrandCart Limited has launched an online brand shop in partnership with Samsung Electronics East Africa that will focus on the consumer electronics segment. The launch took place at the Samsung Electronics East Africa Offices in Nairobi. Present during the launch were Mr. Sam Odhiambo Samsung Electronics East Africa Head of Consumer Electronics Division, Mr. Joseph Wesonga, Product Manager BrandCart, among other Samsung and BrandCart representatives. The launch event was also broadcasted to tech enthusiasts through the electronics company social media pages. The launch of the online brand shop comes at…

Huawei leads over 100 Chinese Companies in Pledge for Stronger Socio-economic ties with Kenya

More than 100 Chinese enterprises led by Huawei Technologies have committed to enhance their support for economic social programs in Kenya as detailed in the latest Social Responsibility Report of the Kenya China Economic and Trade Association (KCETA). The report, released today, is the third in its annual series since 2019 and outlines various milestones and Kenyan sectors that Chinese companies participate in strongly. Themed “New Start, New Chapter”, the report was launched by Mr. Zhou Pingjian, Chinese Ambassador to Kenya in the company of Mr. Zhang Yijun, Minister Counselor…

William Lawson’s Kenya’s Next Highlander Raises the Axe in Victory 

William Lawson’s capped John Waliaula as Kenya’s Next Highlander, who through sweat and trials, beat 49 other highlanders to secure the title. For the last two months, William Lawson’s has been on the hunt to find the boldest, most rugged, unconventional man or woman, who defies the norm and lives life on his or her terms. With the Kenya’s Next Highlander title, John Waliaula has won Ksh. 500,000/- cash and an epic trip to Scotland worth Ksh. 500,000/-. Speaking after his win, John Waliaula said, “I feel great! I was…

KBL unveils festive campaign with a toast to reconnecting Kenyans

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) has launched a festive campaign called Turn on the Spirit of the Season, which highlights the importance of re-creating memorable moments over the festive season. The campaign is centered on Kenyans’ desire to return to reconnect with their friends and families over the Christmas season, following the easing of nationwide pandemic-related restrictions that have impacted the way people celebrate across the hospitality industry. KBL’s Acting Marketing & Innovations Director, AnneJoy Michira said:  “We are proud to have been at the forefront of bringing Kenyans together for…

Smartphone Global Shipment Report Places realme Among Top 5 In 15 Regions

World-fastest growing smartphone maker, realme is among the Top 5 brands in 15 regions according to Q4 2020 Canalys global smartphone shipment report. The brand that has been making inroads in the Kenyan market by launching 6 phones as well as AIot products last year in just 4 months, has also been making global news becoming the first in the world to ship over 50 million units with Kenya being one of the major markets. According to the shipment report, realme ranked fourth and holds its position as the fastest-growing…

E-Boda-Bodas: a promising day for electric transportation in East Africa

 Forty-nine motorcycles made little noise but raised much interest in Nairobi’s Karura Forest this morning, as the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a pilot electric bikes project in the presence of Kenyan government officials and business leaders. Following the pilot phase in four locations in Kenya, the project is expected to expand in an effort to reduce air pollution, improve national energy security and create green jobs.   “Kenya is importing more motorcycles than cars, doubling its fleet every 7-8 years. These are generally inefficient and poorly maintained polluting motorcycles,” said Joyce Msuya, UNEP…

Samsung Surpasses pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S21series

By Michelle Anzaya Samsung Electronics East Africa has announced that this year they broke the record for the targets that were set for Galaxy S21 series devices that were placed on pre order. This is after the electronics manufacturer sold 2500 devices on pre order this year compared to 2000 units sold last year. This comes even as the country continues to record an increase in the uptake of premium devices. Charles Kimari, Samsungs’ Head of Integrated Mobile says that the move to diverse their smartphone range has really had…

realme targeting to increase their market share in Kenya

After making its debut in the Kenyan smartphone market in 2020 with a record release of more than six gadgets in the market, realme now has eyes focused on bigger goals with a target to increase their sales by at least 30 percent in 2021. This year, the smartphone brand will focus on continuously enriching its products and provide suitable young and trend-setting products to users in Kenya. It shall capitalize on the synchronization of our brand, terminal, and sales in order to achieve the said target According to realme,…