Jiji Kenya Bags Two Awards on Safety and Classifieds Categories

Jiji Kenya announced today that it received two awards: Best Classifieds Website at the Digital Tech 100 Awards that was held in Movenpick, Hotel and the Safest Online Shopping Platform at the Panari Hotel, that were both held on the same day. The platform was the only online shopping platform in Kenya to receive perfect five-star scores on safety, and it was the first time in 23 years of surveying that an online shopping platform was recognized in the Transport and Logistics Excellence awards, organised by the Safety Plus Ltd.…

Agilitee to Convert to Public Company Ahead of JSE Listing

Agilitee, the market leader in electric vehicles and the green revolution giant, today announced that the company has received an approval by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to be converted from being a privately held company to a public company. This is part of the process of the of Agilitee’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the JSE and it marks the beginning of a new chapter for Agilitee now that it officially becoming a public company. On the IPO, Agilitee is advised by JSE approved sponsors  , Acaciacap Advisors.. With…

KCB in KShs. 13M Loyalty Cash Rewards to Customers

KCB Bank Kenya has unveiled a loyalty rewards campaign that seeks to appreciate its customers, merchants, and agents. Dubbed “Simba Rewards”, the campaign will see customers and partners who perform the highest number and value of transactions through Money Transfers, Vooma and Bank Agents, Card transactions, securing loans, or increased deposits by MSME and Premium customers, get cash rewards throughout the campaign that runs until December 2022. Qualifying transactions include sending money, receiving money from businesses and customers, and transfers from a financial institution to KCB Bank mobile wallets and accounts.…

Bundesliga 2022/23 season kicks off on StarTimes as league celebrates 60 years

The new 2022-23 Bundesliga season will kick off from Friday 5th August where Kenyan football fans will be in a position to catch all the live fixtures exclusively on pay television platform StarTimes Media as the top tier German football league marks the 60th season since its foundation in 1963. Bundesliga’s big kick off is set for a spectacular round of opening day fixtures that will see defending champions FC Bayern Munich visit UEFA Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt from 9:30pm, Borussia Dormund will meet Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday from 7:30pm…

LG Unveils Latest InstaView Refrigerators with Seamless Design That Bring Instant Sophistication to Any Kitchen

LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled its latest Side-by-Side and Top Freezers refrigerators with new design innovations and upgraded features for 2022. Delivering sophisticated style and improved user convenience, the sleek, one of the new models boasts an enhanced InstaView Door-in-Door and LG’s proven technologies for maximizing food freshness. Giving his remarks during the launch, Sa Nyoung Kim, Managing Director LG East Africa said, “The new lineup meets the growing demand for refrigerators that offer good design, better convenience, and hygiene and health features that help protect consumers and their loved ones,” adding that, “By being energy-efficient…

Hennessy, monster energy, and Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill, Host the Paddock Circle

Hennessy, the world’s best Cognac, has partnered yet again with Monster Energy, Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill, to host the “Paddock Circle” for a live Formula One Grand Prix screening. The event brought together Formula One fanatics, Content creators, and Cognac lovers to watch the Hungarian Grand Prix race held at the Hungaroring track to create a memorable experience. Speaking at the event, Alexandre Helaine, Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, noted, “At Hennessy, we always looks for ways to offer our consumers exciting and exclusive experiences. Through this…

Kenya Hosts the East Africa Energy, Oil & Gas Summit

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOC Kenya) will host the 7th edition of the East Africa Energy, Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition (EAOGS), the leading event for the region, which will take place from 15-17 November at the Radisson Blu hotel in Nairobi, Kenya as part of a long-term MOU agreement with international events organizer GEP. Since its inception ten years ago, EAOGS has been bringing regional, international and domestic businesses from across the public and private sectors together as the new emerging oil and gas countries in…

Mdundo hits new milestone of 20 million active users across Africa ahead of 50 million users 2025 target

Mdundo.com A/S has recorded 20.3 million monthly active users in June 2022, beating the upgraded expected target of 19 – 20 million for the month, a growth of 74% compared to June 2021. The company – which released its 2025 strategic direction in June 2022 – is aiming at recording 50 million monthly active users and a positive EBITDA for the financial year ending June 2025. Nigeria remains the biggest country for the Kenyan based company with a total of 4.9 million monthly users, followed by South Africa with 3.7 million, Kenya with 2.8 million and Tanzania with 2.4 million. In addition, the company’s advertising serving platform, The Mdundo Brand Lift Tool, has improved…

Sweep South Report finds domestic workers still earning below minimum wage

The 2022 Sweep South Report on Pay and Working Conditions for Domestic Workers for Kenya and South Africa has been released. This is the fifth year that Sweep South has released their annual report, each year painting a picture of what domestic workers go through and endure. This year, the survey was sent to more than 1 000 domestic workers in Kenya and over 25 000 domestic workers in South Africa. The report continues to be the largest and most detailed survey of its kind on the African continent, offering…

DStv Business revitalizes pubs and clubs as football returns

SuperSport continues to deliver an unrivalled selection of football, and DStv is set to be the home of the top leagues in the world when the New Football Season kicks off on Friday 5, 2022. Pubs, clubs and hotels can look forward to increased footfall beginning this Friday when the first whistle of the 2022/23 Premier League blows. Fans are eager to throng pubs and clubs having missed out on the last seasons camaraderie that watching football in a social setting brings to the experience of the game. All the…