Kabogo launches bid for Kiambu governor seat

Former Kiambu governor William Kabogo has announced bid for Kiambu gubernatorial seat in August 9th. Speaking to the media, Kabogo said that the people of Kiambu have been reaching out to him to vie for the seat. “I will obey your wishes despite the fact that I was interested in the presidency,” Kabogo said that people of Kiambu have been reaching out to him. Other political giants eyeing the Kiambu seat include Nyoro, former Governor Ferdinand Waititu, Senator Kimani Wamatangi, Assembly Speaker Stephen Ndicho and Thika Town MP Patrick Wainaina.…

GOtv Slashes Prices for Its Lite Package to Ksh 199

GOtv is delighting its customers in the new year with the announcement of a price reduction on the Gotv Lite package. This means that our customers can continue to enjoy great Kenyan entertainment for less. “Our priority is to put our customers at the heart of our business. As such, we have taken the decision to ensure that we continually make our entertainment more affordable and accessible to democratize access to quality entertainment available on the GOtv platforms. GOtv Lite is our most affordable packages and this move will grant…

Mizani Poll: Nairobi Comfortable With Ngatia As Governor

Majority of Nairobi residents would vote in Chamber of Commerce boss Richard Ngatia as Governor if elections were held today. This is according to a latest poll by Mizani Africa. The Opinion Survey between 5th to 12th January 2022 across 17 Constituencies in the city place Ngatia on top with   29.2 percent followed by Bishop Margaret Wanjiru who garnered a support of 24.1 percent and Westlands law maker Tim Wanyonyi comes close at 19.1 percent. With seven months to the general election, the race for Nairobi county’s governor has started…

Trends that will shape the real estate sector in 2022

By Geoffrey Kiragu, founder and director of Lesedi Group COVID-19 brought historically low-interest rates that made it cheaper to borrow money than it had ever been before. Buyers across the country knew that such a chance would likely never come again and raced to lock in loans. Those record-low rates, however, have already started inching up and continue to climb. Buyers who are waiting for prices to plummet in 2022 will likely be disappointed. Yes, prices and demand are higher now and will keep going higher in months to come. Looking…

LG Levels up the Laundry Experience With the Latest in Washing and Drying Solutions

— At CES 2022, LG Electronics (LG) is showcasing a smarter, more seamless way to get laundry done with its new LG WashTower and washer and dryer pair. The new laundry solutions feature LG’s enhanced Artificial Intelligence Direct Drive (AI DD™) technology, proven steam technology and an array of functions that make washing and drying clothes more convenient than ever.   With LG’s enhanced AI DD technology, the new laundry pair delivers customized performance that can sense load size, fabric type and the level of soiling of a clothing article,…

Entries for Eighth Edition of AMVCAs Extended to January 28th

The deadline for the submission of entries for the eighth Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards has been extended to Friday, 28 January 2022. Africa Magic and MultiChoice are calling on all film and television industry participants and stakeholders across the continent to take part in this celebration of the African film and TV industry by submitting their works. Films, made-for-television movies or television series are eligible for entry to the AMVCAs if they were broadcast, publicly screened or exhibited from December 1, 2019, to November 30 2021. Films, made-for-television movies…

OPPO Introduces Two New Stylish devices; the OPPO A16k and the OPPO A55

OPPO has announced availability of two new smartphones in Kenya, the OPPO A16K and OPPO A55. The OPPO A16k comes with a stylish design, lightweight body, upgraded hardware, and software optimizations powered by ColorOS 11.1, to deliver an efficient, comfortable, and smooth user experience at all times. Together with AI-enhanced camera features that enable users to capture more natural and beautified portraits, OPPO A16k is the smartphone companion for those who want to Live a Worthy Life. At 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, the A16k will retail at Ksh19,999, and customers…

LG Joins IBM Quantum Network for Advance Industry Applications of Quantum Computing  

LG Electronics (LG) today announced joining the IBM Quantum Network to advance industry applications of quantum computing. This means, LG will receive access to IBM’s quantum computing systems, as well as IBM’s quantum expertise and Qiskit which is IBM’s open-source quantum information software development kit. “Based on our open innovation strategy, we plan to use IBM Quantum to develop our competency in quantum computing,” said Kim Byoung-hoon, CTO and executive vice president of LG Electronics. “We aim to provide customers with value that they have not experienced so far by…

League of Legends: LG Named Display Partner of European Championships

LG Electronics (LG) has today confirmed its participation as the Official Display Partner of the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) for the 2022 and 2023 seasons. The agreement allows LG UltraGear™ gaming monitors to take center stage at the global competition to deliver ultra-smooth and ultra-responsive gameplay when the season kicks off on January 14. “We are thrilled to be playing such a pivotal role in one of the world’s most popular esports competitions,” said Seo Young-jae, head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company.…

Ichagaki MCA: I will transform Murang’a County once elected

Ichagaki member of County Assembly Charles Mwangi Ng’ang’a popularly known as Ichagaki one has vowed to end the poverty cycle and unfulfilled promises by politicians once elected in august. The MCA is allegedly eyeing Murang’a senate seat though he hasn’t declared publicly. During an interview with the media earlier today, Ichagaki said that there is a section of politicians who have specialized in duping Kenyans every electioneering period with unrealistic promises. He said that Kenyans are wise enough to elect leaders who are ready to serve them. “I know Kenyans…