Liz Aluvanze Appointed New CEO for Air Operators

The Executive Committee of the Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO), a National umbrella body whose role is to promote, foster, enhance, and protect the interests of those engaged in the Aviation Industry and allied businesses is happy to announce Eng. Liz Aluvanze as the new CEO. This follows the retirement of Col. (Rtd) E. K. Waithaka after being at the helm for 25 years. Liz Aluvanze brings a wealth of experience as an Air Transport professional with knowledge and skills in Air Transport Strategic Management, Engineering, Regulatory Policy and…

Five Kenyans among 100 Rise Global Winners

Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, have today announced the second cohort of 100 Rise Global Winners, five of whom are Kenyans. Rise is a program that finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. It is the flagship program of Schmidt Futures and the anchor of a broader $1 billion philanthropic commitment from Eric and Wendy Schmidt to talent development across their initiatives. Rise collaborated with organizations such as NBA Africa, the HALI Access Network, KenSAP, and Akili…

Kenya Golf Team Receives Kits from NOC-Kenya Ahead of All Africa Golf Team

The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) has today presented Kenya Golf Team with playing kits ahead of All Africa Golf Team Championship. The team will be travelling on 24th Sep 2022 to Egypt for the All Africa Golf Team Championship which will be held from 27th to 30th Sep 2022.I The team is Comprised of Dennis Maara of Limuru Country Club, John Lejirma of Kenya Railway Golf Club , Michael Karanga of Kiambu Golf Club and Adel Balala of Nyali Golf and Country Club. The team has been training…

Nairobi Hosts 2nd ‘Egypt Kenya Business Bridge Forum’

The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Khalid ElAbyad announces the launching of the second business and economic event dubbed ‘Egypt Kenya Business Bridge Forum’ in Nairobi. Those events are in line with Egypt’s policy stated clearly by President Abdel Fattah El Sisito support and join hands with the Republic of Kenya to better engage cooperatively in all areas related to trade liberalization and investment promotion, especially those articulated during Egypt’s Chairmanship of COMESA. The business forum is the output of the Economic strategy for Trade and Investment…

Using tech to avoid The Great Resignation

By Veerakumar Natarajan—Country Head, Zoho Kenya The Great Resignation is increasingly becoming a major source of concern for businesses. Initially, this global phenomenon was attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic, but other factors, such as burnout and employees’ growing desire to take back their power in the workplace, have also been driving forces. Employees want to use technology to work remotely and compete in the global market, but they also want to feel connected to each other and their customers. People-centric practices must be enhanced, not eclipsed, by platforms for collaboration…

I am done planning my family’s End-of-Year Holiday!

There is no holiday bigger than Christmas. It comes at the end of the year, and I do my best to make it special for my family. Every year, we make at least one family trip to a destination. Basically, this gives us 7 days of uninterrupted family time and a whole lot of fun! Planning the trips is never easy, you have to keep raising the bar to make them even more memorable than the last. I fancy myself an expert-family-trip-planner by now, so I have gathered a few…

Mdundo Commits to make KES 100m Payouts to Rights in Holders in the Current Financial Year

Mdundo.com has turned 10 years after years of transformation to a leading music services company. It was founded in 2012 where it sold music on “scratch card vouchers” similar to airtime purchases from corner-shops but later it became a free service funded by advertising sales. Speaking during the presser the mdundo’s CEO, Mr. Martin Nielsen said that they are happy for their growth in the market. The initial advertisers on the service were Airtel, Coca-Cola and Microsoft but today the service works with many pan-African FMCG brands and banks across the…

Benefits of Working from Home

The office will never be the same. Right now, your desk might be at the dining table and you might be wearing sweatpants and a smart blouse as you talk to colleagues over a Zoom call. With many companies having adopted a remote hybrid working model, it’s anyone’s guess whether we’ll ever return to office environments the way they once were. And, while working from home has its benefits – like less time and money spent on commuting – many remote workers are struggling to maintain a healthy work-life balance.…

Pan-African kids’ series Team Sayari to Premiere Across Africa On 24 September 2022

The highly anticipated National Geographic Kids programme, Team Sayari, will air each Saturday on National Geographic Wild (DStv 182, Starsat 221) at 14:00 (EAT) from 24 September 2022.   This is following the recent announcement of title of the series by The Walt Disney Company Africa, together with its project partners, National Geographic, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and WildlifeDirect.   Nairobi-based youths Mysha Hodson (13), Marita Lucas (12), Shanah Manjeru (14), Railey Mwai (10) and Adarsh Nagda (12) serve as studio hosts…

OPPO Showcases “Inspiration Ahead”  Through an Inspiring Documentary Video Series  

In preparation for the 18th anniversary this month, OPPO has released a series of short documentaries profiling its employees through the OPPO’s Inspiring People series. The series consists of four bite-sized videos featuring OPPO employees from around the world, each with a unique story about how the different individuals embody OPPO’s “Inspiration Ahead” aspirations. William Liu, OPPO’s Vice President and President of Global Marketing: “Inspiration Ahead means showing confidence and poise when we are moving forward. It encourages us to remain resolved and graceful as we brave the storm and…