OPPO Reno 8T Unveiled in Kenya, Comes With 108MP Camera and Curved Screen

OPPO, the world’s leading smart device brand, has announced plans to launch its latest mobile phone line, OPPO Reno8 T, in Kenya. The latest addition to the Reno series brings a level up in ultra-clear imaging system, stylish design, powerful performance, and an all-around smooth experience to its users. The range will include both the 5G and 4G variations to give a more flexible choice for users with a seamless top-notch experience. To showcase the phone’s combination of style and innovation through outstanding craftsmanship on lightweight and high performance, OPPO…

Kilimani MCA in Trouble With Police Over Azimio Kamkunji Rally

Kilimani MCA Moses Ogetos’ office is under siege by the police. The security personnel have been camping at the offices as from today morning. Ogeto is key in organising and facilitating the Azimio supporters to rallies. “There main intention is to arrest mheshimiwa they have searched everywhere including his residence.” One of his aides said. Meanwhile Azimio leaders in Nairobi have warned the police against harassing their leaders saying they have a right to gather and express themselves. “It is our right to picket,demonstrate and even gather and express ourselves…

NALA Partners with M-Pesa to Link Africa with EU, UK, USA

NALA, a global payments company born in Tanzania, recently launched in Europe by adding 18 new Eurozone nations to its list of send markets. After expanding from the UK to the USA earlier this year, NALA has grown rapidly via geographic expansion, product differentiation and improvement on existing infrastructure. Opening Europe allows the company to open its doors to the quarter of African migrants living on the continent. Mpesa is the largest mobile money operator in Tanzania, and as such is NALA’s most critical partner. The two companies share an…

600, 000 Staring at Job Losses in Bar Closure Directive-BAHLITA

Valery Omondi The Bar Hotels Liquor Traders Association of Kenya (BAHLITA) is now asking the government to go slow on planned closure of bars in Mount Kenya and other parts of the country citing huge economic impact. According to BAHLITA the shutdown will see more than 560,000 directly employed individuals losing their jobs. BAHLITA Chairman Simon Njoroge challenged the government to heighten surveillance and enforcement mechanisms across Mt Kenya and parts of the country to tame the alcoholism menace rather than the closure. “It is our considered view that the…

Airline Operators Commend the Engagement Rule Making Process by KCAA

The Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) has commended the proposed enhanced industry engagement rule making process between the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority and stakeholders in the industry. KAAO which has for years been calling for an inclusive engagement process between the different industry stakeholders termed the first Aviation Thought Leaders Forum, since creation of the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, as a step in the right direction and one that will improve synergies between the regulator and the operators. The association said this inclusive engagement could lead to extra benefits…

Property Market Resilient Despite Challenging Economic Times-Knight Frank

Prime residential property prices recorded a 3.77% annual increase, recording an upward growth for the second year, according to the latest Knight Frank Kenya Market Update. During the period under review, Rosslyn Grove, a high-security development by Verdant Ventures comprising 90 townhouses, was completed and handed over to the United States Embassy in Kenya, last August. The development was awarded the Best high-end residential development during the sixth edition of the API Summit in September. “The market was buoyed by the entry of multinationals into Kenya as well as a…

Convergence Partners raises $296 million to Drive Digital Inclusion Across Africa

 Convergence Partners, the leading private equity investor dedicated to the technology sector across sub-Saharan Africa, is proud to announce the successful closing of its Convergence Partners Digital Infrastructure Fund (CPDIF) at $296 million, surpassing its initial target by over 18%. This achievement is despite subdued private capital fundraising on the Continent in 2022. The recent close of CPDIF marks a significant milestone for the company, as it represents Convergence Partners’ largest fund to date, bringing total funds under management to more than $600m. The close was backed by a combination…

Ushindi Garden: Optiven announces Lipa Mdogo Mdogo valentine offer

Real estate Company Optiven investment limited has announced valentine’s offers for its customers both locally and in the diaspora. Optiven is known for serious and well-calculated prime value additions on land, with experience spanning over 23 years now. The company sells strategically located pieces of land in Kitengela, Nanyuki, Naromoru, Kisumu, Konza, Machakos, Nyeri, and Nakuru that offers the perfect opportunities for residential and commercial activities. With excellent value additions such as water, solar street lighting, beautiful trees, well-compacted internal roads, a well-done fence, and magnificent gates for extra security,…

Nokia T10 brings portable power

 HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the second Nokia tablet, Nokia T10, joining its in-demand tablet range. Engineered to last longer through a combination of signature durability, frequent security updates and guaranteed Android software upgrades, with Android 12 right out of the box. Nokia T10 delivers winning longevity in a compact design, making it the ideal choice for families, whether at home or on the move. Adam Ferguson, Head of Product Marketing at HMD Global: “We entered the tablet category last October with the Nokia T20 and have…

BK Group donates KSh124.5 million to set up its Foundation

BK Group has donated KSh124.5 million to its charitable arm for philanthropic support of needy groups across Rwanda. The Foundation will continue different charitable initiatives currently run under BK’s Corporate Social Responsibility unit. “This foundation was inspired by the incredible work led by the first lady to touch the people of this country and beyond through the Imbuto Foundation,” said BK Group Chairman, Marc Holtzman, during launch of the BK Foundation. BK Foundation will be headed by an Executive Secretary, Ingrid Karangwayire. The seed capital was contributed by the Group’s…