ABC Bank Feted During Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFI) Catalyst Awards

ABC Bank has been awarded for its innovative financing solutions which have created long-term value for clients in the agricultural sector at this year’s Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) Sustainable Finance Initiative (SFI) Catalyst Awards. ABC Bank support for clients in the agriculture space saw the lender take second position (best case study in financing a commercial client category) at the SFI Catalyst Awards which recognise financial sector players for their efforts in creating long-term value for their clients, the economy, and environment. The bank’s products have enabled its clients to…

ESAK: Investments in the energy sector are a key to ensuring continuity of the sector

The energy sector is a crucial sector in any country’s economy. This is crucial because energy is a key component in powering various sectors, from manufacturing to retail to households. In Kenya the energy mix is made up of various sources of energy- renewable and non-renewable such as wind, solar, water and thermal. With this diverse portfolio there is need to firm up investment in this sector. “One of the reasons why investment in the energy sector is viable in Kenya is due to the immense potential in the sector.…

Guides to an Outstanding Holiday Rentals

Anyone who owns a holiday home or flat would love to have it fully booked all through the year. So, how do you make your vacation rental stand out so that people notice it when they’re booking online? And, that once they’ve stayed there, they’ll love it so much they’ll definitely recommend it to others? Ideally, you’ll want your holiday rental to grab attention, but also look like a welcoming space where people can relax and enjoy being together. You want every aspect of their stay there to ooze memories…

Dell Technologies Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2022 Financial Results

Record second quarter revenue of $26.4 billion, up 9%, driven by continued growth across client and infrastructure business units Operating income up 25% at $1.3 billion, and non-GAAP operating income up 4% at $2 billion Diluted earnings per share of $0.68 and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $1.68   Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) announces financial results for its fiscal 2023 second quarter. Revenue was a second quarter record of $26.4 billion, up 9%, driven by growth across Client Solutions Group (CSG) and Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG). Operating income was $1.3 billion, up 25%, representing 4.8% of revenue, and non-GAAP operating income was $2…

Donation of equipment by AstraZeneca to enable research into early detection of non-communicable diseases in Kenya

 The equipment leverages retinal scanning technology to predict the risk or presence of complications arising from hypertension and diabetes as an alternative to invasive screening methods currently in use AstraZeneca and the Ministry of Health have announced a donation of innovative screening equipment to the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH)/ The University of Nairobi (UON) and the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUHN). The equipment will enable recipient institutions to conduct research on the use of non-invasive technology to predict the risk of hypertension, diabetes, eye conditions…

Mandla Lamba Foundation To Donate E-Scooters to School Going Children

Electric Vehicles manufacturer, Agilitee is set to give away electric scooters to the less privileged youths and school going children to alleviate poverty. Visionary and fast rising entrepreneur  Agilitee founder Mandla Lamba who grew in very poor village where he walked 30 kilometres barefooted to school could not hold his tears as he announces the initiative on his Facebook page to help school going kids with electric scooters to help them navigate the long distances. Lamba lamented a system in Africa where the affluent in society keeps getting richer while…

Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska says her country ‘cannot see the end of our suffering’

    CREDITS CNN   In an international with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska said Ukrainians are grappling with the likelihood of a “marathon” as the country enters the fifth month of war with Russia.   “It’s very difficult to hold on for five months. We cannot see the end of our suffering, so we need to accumulate our strength, we need to save our energy,” Zelenska said.   Zelenska spoke to CNN at a crucial moment in the fight. Though Kyiv racked up a series of early victories in the…

Samsung Honors Fathers With Irresistable Fathers Day Deals

In honor of father’s day this year Samsung Electronics East Africa has announced amazing offers to honor and celebrate fathers in Kenya. The offers will include 50% off on the Samsung Galaxy watch 4 for any purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Series as well as the Galaxy Fold3 and Galaxy Flip3.  Samsung will also be offering a Free Galaxy Fit2 for any purchase of the Galaxy S21 FE and the Galaxy A73 the superior device in the A-Series category. The offers are available at all flagship Samsung Experience stores,…

Formula 1, Canadian Grand Prix preview, 19 June 2022

Viewers on DStv can look forward to the ninth round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, the Canadian Grand Prix, live from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on the evening of Sunday 19 June 2022.   SuperSport is definitely your #HomeOfSport and the ultimate destination for motorsport fans.   The previous round in Azerbaijan saw Max Verstappen lead a Red Bull one-two, with Sergio Perez in the runner-up spot and Mercedes’ George Russell completing the podium. The Ferrari duo of Charles Leclerc (who qualified on pole position) and Carlos Sainz Jnr both retired from the…

Jiji Kenya Bags The Best Classifieds Award For The Third Time in a Row

Jiji, the biggest African marketplace platform, today announced that they have won the Best Classifieds Service Award. The honour came despite some stiff competition from many other classifieds and Jiji Kenya is once again proud to be maintaining its top position. The award was presented to them during the 4th Annual Kenya E-commerce Awards that was held in PrideInn, Westlands. Hailed as the “E-commerce highest honours in Kenya,” the Kenya E-commerce Awards, sponsored by Finserve, is the leading local awards organisation, honouring excellence in the e-commerce sector. They nominate and…