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…

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…

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…

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…

BrighterMonday Wins E-recruitment Portal of the Year Award 2022

BrighterMonday Kenya has bagged the best e-recruitment portal award of 2022 in the Digital Tech 100 Awards. The award was received at the Movenpick Hotel, amid heavy competition from other industry players . The Top 100 Digital Tech Companies Awards (Digital Tech 100) (previously known as Digital Tech Excellence Awards) provides a platform for the recognition and public celebration of exceptional corporations in the supply of digital tech-based solutions. This is implemented to promote their company image in potential clients’ eyes and expand business prospects. The industry is robust and…

SAMSUNG EYES GREATER MARKET SHARE WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW FOLDABLE DEVICES

Samsung Electronics will be unpacking the latest range of foldable devices on 10th August 2022. The global event is set to announce the most radical technological innovation in the smartphone space as the company gears up for an even larger share of the smartphone market pie. The announcement was made by Samsung Electronics President Mr. T.M. Roh when he invited the world to the latest unpacked event. “Last year, we saw almost 10 million foldable smartphones shipped worldwide. That’s an industry increase of more than 300% from 2020, and I predict…

Air Conditioners Are Not A Luxury, But A Necessity

Initially, Air Conditioners were seen as a luxury, as a product of the rich or the privileged in society. It was never thought that at one time, air conditioners will come to be a basic need, a necessity for every homestead within and without Kenya. Data by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) under its United for Efficiency (U4E) program estimated that Kenya is set to experience a 70 percent rise in the need for Air Conditioners by the year 2030. As the demand for Air Conditioners continues to rise,…

Technology Sector Partners Launch Digital Talent Program

Technology sector players have launched a Digital Talent Program that is aimed at developing digital skills in the market by taking a sustainable approach to create a healthy digital talent pipeline. In its first year, the program, which is a partnership between organisations drawn from academia, training partners, tech-hubs, Government as well as industry players, targets to upskill 1,000 participants based on the digital skills currently in high demand. So far, over 30 partners including 6 Universities, 14 Training Partners, 5 Tech-Hubs and community organizations, 7 Government agencies and 14 industry players…

New Cyber Shujaa Program Bridges Kenya’s Cyber Security Skills Deficit

Kenya’s cyber security skillset deficit is set to be reduced by adding 5,000 professionals to the pool. The process to do so kicked off with the graduation of the first cohort of 200 executives from various banking and financial sector consulting institutions who had received practical training under the novel Cyber Shujaa program designed by the Kenya Bankers Association in partnership with USIU Africa and Serianu. The program is funded by the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE). In a speech read on her behalf by Anthony Gachanja, the Systems Auditor…