Lack of welfare studies on captive breeding exposes lions to undocumented cruelty

There is a major scientific gap of animal welfare studies focusing on captive lions housed in commercial farms in South Africa. This has been revealed in a joint scientific study published earlier this month by World Animal Protection and Blood Lions. “With a substantial captive lion industry of more than 350 commercial facilities holding between 8,000-10,000 lions and the complete absence of scientific welfare studies in that industry, we are in the dark in terms of the extent and nature of the welfare issues we are dealing with. The many atrocities found by the National Council…

Exclusive Interview: How Technology is Making Work Manageable But Risking Employees Health

 In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the country are working from home at unprecedented levels. Although remote work has been on the rise for some time now, up until the pandemic, the trend was relatively low. COVID-19 changed all of that as states enacted stay-at-home orders, and companies moved to telework to help slow the spread of the virus. We held an interview with Mark Muoki, The Talent hunter and Hiring manager in East Africa for Lapaire Group, who says that the majority of hiring managers plan…

Get Ready to Rise to the Challenge: Redmi Note 11 Series is Coming to Kenya

The Xiaomi Corporation announced today that the much-anticipated Redmi Note 11 Series will launch in Kenya on 17th February 2022. As a build up to the launch, the Rise to the Challenge campaign has been kicked off with a campaign song by Exray, Ndovu Kuu and Jovial. The song challenges people to rise to the challenge, to belief in themselves and go after their passions. With the song that dropped today with a music video, Xiaomi dares the public to a music challenge. To take up the challenge, one should record themselves…

Resilient Health Systems Key for Cardiovascular Disease Management-Experts

AstraZeneca’s Healthy Heart Africa programme, the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) and other stakeholders have emphasized the need to build resilient health systems in order to address the rising burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and achieve universal health coverage in Africa. This discussion took place during the ongoing 15th PASCAR and KCS Congress 2021 in Mombasa. The stakeholders highlighted disease prevention and treatment, the need to focus on primary healthcare, and partnerships as key strategies to build resilient health systems. Cardiovascular diseases are non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and the leading cause…

3rd Edition of Chile themed Latino Sunday hosted at Alchemist

Revellers thronged the 3rd edition of Latino Sunday which was Chilean themed in celebration of the Latin America Culture hosted at The Alchemist Nairobi. The colourful event which began at 10.00am till late in the evening brought together different cultures from across the city to experience a fusion of food, dance, music and games featuring guest artistes and Dj’s. Latino Sunday is a monthly cross-cultural celebration hosted by Circolo.Life in conjunction with The United Tribe of Africa at The Alchemist. Held Once a month, it features a guest Latin American…

Wireless Earbuds to set the Trend in Tech in 2021

The tech sector this year, according to many tech gurus, is set to be defined by Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) with a great range of products tailored towards gadgets in the telecommunications sector; mobile phones. Many Kenyan millennials seem to already be setting the pace by embracing wireless over the use of the normal earphones commonly known as earbuds. According to those using wireless earbuds, they are convenient since they are light, stylish and trendsetting. One tech giant that purposes to be a tech-trendsetter brand through its “mobile phone…

Kenyans Set For A thrilling February with an AEW Wrestling Program

Kenyans are set to experience an exciting and amazing 2021 in terms of viewing experience courtesy of TNT Africa that is set to launch a series of interesting shows, among them the much-hyped AEW Dynamite, an all-action wrestling program set to redefine the space. The much-awaited AEW Dynamite will be a weekly flagship show from All Elite Wrestling, featuring a new professional wrestling league that is already taking the world by storm will be hitting the screens on Friday, February 5, at 2.20 pm with the first five episodes of the…

Boomerang to premier a quartet of kids singing Swahili tune “Furaha” in an all Africa vibes festive marathon

The festive season is a time for families and friends to come together, share special moments, and have tons of fun! This year is particularly unique as many have been living apart and connecting with family and friends matters more than ever before. But, what is a festive celebration across Africa without music and dance? On Friday, 4 December, Boomerang will release the last four songs from the second edition of the Boomerang Tunes playlist, sung in English, Pidgin English, and Swahili. Kicking off the fun fest is Furaha!!!, a…

Nestlé provides Nutrition Education to over 800 Students and 22 Primary schools.

Initiative has encouraged children replicate their school experience to establish kitchen gardens at home With schools closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, over 800 students and their parents from 22 primary schools across the country have benefited from Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) education delivered through digital platforms, by the Nestlé for Healthier Kids Program (N4HK), to help address malnutrition among school going children.   The children aged between 6 – 12 years, in Grade 1 – 4, received guidance on preparing nutritious, affordable and balanced meals and…

Sarova Hotels & Resorts Wins 2020 World Luxury Hotel Award.

Sarova Hotels and Resorts, Kenya’s first indigenous hospitality company has this year clinched top accolades at the 14th edition of the World Luxury Hotel Awards for outstanding service in the Industry. Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa clinched the best Luxury Family Beach Resort in the region while Sarova Mara Game Camp won the best Tented Safari Camp at the world’s most prestigious and exclusive awards which recognize the best facilities and service quality the hotel industry has to offer. The region’s leading Hospitality Group which is committed to hospitality…