176 Vulnerable Young Women Benefit From Technical And Vocational Training

Nearly 200 vulnerable young women and adolescent girls graduated into the trades of plumbing, electrical, and painting during a ceremony today, boosting the technical workforce in Nairobi and Kiambu counties.   “The role that technical and vocational skills play in propelling the Kenyan people to new industrialized status by 2030 and creating opportunities for self-employment cannot be underscored. I commend Family Bank and USAID through World Vision Kenya for joining hands to empower the lives of these young women,” said Engineer Edward Karani, Director for Infrastructure Development, Technology and Innovation,…

Emirates Takes Triple Gold For The Third Year In a Row For Safety

By Michelle Anzaya Emirates, renowned for its world-leading air transport services, has also been recognised for its outstanding ground transport services with awards in multiple categories, at the recent RoSPA awards, held for the first time in Dubai. The only airline to have achieved commendations three years in a row, the Emirates team took gold awards in three main categories: Fleet Safety Award, Health and Safety Award, and Leisure Safety Award. The team also added the coveted Health and Safety – Team of the Year (Middle East) to its tally,…

High Court orders ISPs to block sports pirating websites  

The High Court of Kenya confirmed a permanent injunction compelling internet service providers (ISPs) to block sports pirate websites infringing on copyrighted material. In November 2019, Multichoice Kenya filed a suit against Safaricom PLC and Jamii Telecom Limited seeking to compel the ISPs to block live sports streaming sites on their networks. The High Court had initially on 26th November 2021 issued a temporary order to the ISPs to block the said infringing content but the same was swiftly stayed by the Court of Appeal on application by Safaricom. In…

Real Estate Firm Director in yet another Land saga

National Cooperative Housing Union (NACHU) is on the spotlight again after acquiring a parcel of Land from Sasini in a fraudulent way.   The housing Cooperative union has been receiving money from clients despite the fact that the land they are selling doesn’t have genuine title deeds.   Few months ago the one of the directors John Mbugua Ndichu was arrested in what after failing to appear in court on charges of money laundering and caring out developments without valid documents.   In the charge sheet before the court, Mbugua…

Telkom launches Changa Bundle to enable Kenyans to share Data, Minutes, Voice and SMSs

Technology company Telkom has launched the Changa Bundle to enable Kenyans share data, minutes, voice and SMSs. Telkom prepaid customers now have the opportunity to acquire 100 GB of data, 200 on-net minutes, 50 off-net minutes, and 200 SMSs for KSh 1500. This Changa Bundle can be shared with 3 to 5 friends and family members. A Nominator (Main Purchaser) will first buy the bundle, then set up a group with at least 3 and at most 5 members. The Nominator’s number is subscribed automatically. Changa Bundle groups will then be set up within 24 hours,…

Old Mutual, KICD Commence the development of the Financial Literacy online orientation Course for junior and senior secondary school Teachers

In partnership with the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Old Mutual has commenced developing a financial literacy online orientation course for junior and senior secondary teachers. The course is designed to equip teachers with the capacity to effectively implement the financial literacy concepts that are to be mainstreamed into the curriculum during the learning process. “At Old Mutual, part of our responsible business ethos is to integrate skills development and financial literacy in the work that we do to support the communities where we operate in. This initiative is right…

Kenyan couples in better financial position, but report black tax burden, Enwealth survey shows

Over 83% of Kenyan couples have indicated that being in a relationship has had a positive impact on their financial position. This is according to a survey done by pension administrator Enwealth Financial Services dubbed “The saving and investments behavior among Kenyans”. The research which was done in partnership with Strathmore University and the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) further revealed that 96% of them would be interested in taking joint financial advisory and planning sessions with their spouses. Even though 60% of the respondents have adequate knowledge to…

Samsung Honors Fathers With Irresistable Fathers Day Deals

In honor of father’s day this year Samsung Electronics East Africa has announced amazing offers to honor and celebrate fathers in Kenya. The offers will include 50% off on the Samsung Galaxy watch 4 for any purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Series as well as the Galaxy Fold3 and Galaxy Flip3.  Samsung will also be offering a Free Galaxy Fit2 for any purchase of the Galaxy S21 FE and the Galaxy A73 the superior device in the A-Series category. The offers are available at all flagship Samsung Experience stores,…

Netflix Announces The Release Date For First Kenyan Series, Country Queen

Streaming giant Netflix has announced that its first Kenyan licensed Branded Series, Country Queen will begin streaming on the service from the 15th of July, 2022. Set in contemporary Kenya, Country Queen is a family drama series that tells the story of ordinary Kenyans fighting against a corporate power that threatens to destroy their homes and lives. The series focuses on the issues of land grabbing and exploitation, and how these factors impact the lives and relationships of the main characters, their families and communities. Filmed in Nairobi, Machakos County…

OPPO Launches The Find X5 – The Ultimate 5G Flagship With Focus On Night Photography

Oppo brings to light another addition to its Find X Series, The OPPO Find X5. This flagship introduces an advanced camera system powered by MariSilicon X that supports 4K Ultra Night Video capabilities; 120Hz Billion-Colour Bionic Display; Superior 5G performance; industry leading 80W SUPERVOOC plus 30W AIRVOOC wireless charging; IP54 Water and Dust Resistance, and more. OPPO Find X5 boasts an ultra-premium finish, with frosted, matte glass and fingerprint-resistant chassis. Available in Black or White, the fine grain of this 90% frosted texture creates a beautiful, almost silky lustre that…