Kenya’s ICT Ecosystem gets a new transformation  

Huawei Ramps up Support for ICT Ecosystem in Kenya in Partnership with Redington Gulf to support Kenya’s digital transformation. Huawei Technologies has signed a framework distribution agreement in Kenya with Redington Gulf to enhance ICT ecosystem structure. Under this partnership, Huawei will work with Redington; a distributor of IT Telecom and Lifestyle products in this market to provide cutting-edge equipment such as data centre facilities,IT and communications hardware as well as software for the Kenyan market. The products are backed by an experienced technical team to provide training and support…

Digital pay TV provider hails China-Africa Cooperation

By Barbra Onkoba The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit that was attended by over 3,200 participants from China, Africa, and international organizations cemented the relationships. This was a demonstration that China-Africa practical cooperation is full of vitality as it set new grand goals for upgrading. StarTimes media has been in the forefront to champion the Chinese agenda in the country by playing an active role in African digital migration progress, the project of Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages and African HIV/AIDS Prevent Campaign. The FACAC summit…

Hemingways Watamu to host 2018 marine excursion

The Watamu Bucket List campaign has listed 10 must-do activities for visitors to Watamu Hemingways Collection has welcomed the launch of the Twin Migration Campaign by the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife. The campaign seeks to promote the double annual migration of wildebeests in the Masai Mara and that of humpback whales in Watamu beach, a unique wildlife phenomenon on both the savannah and the sea occurring between July and September annually. This event has been monitored since 2011 with numbers of whales passing through Kenya varying. In the boom…

Sony scoops up 17 honours at Red Dot Award

  Sony continues to push the boundaries of digital innovation, and has picked up 17 accolades at this year’s edition of the Red Dot Award: Product Design for its superb product design across various product categories, including wireless earphones, in-ear headphones and digital cameras, among others. The Red Dot Award is a leading international design competition for product design, communication design and design concepts. The BRAVIA® AF8 Series was among several other products that earned the highest distinction, the Red Dot: Best of the Best Award. The awards jury highlighted…

How YouTube is helping reclaim the lost art of apprenticeship

We live in a fast-paced century. Half the time at work is spent keeping up with and adapting to new technologies and the demands of an increasingly digital economy. A consequence of this hurriedness is that we have less time for reflection and growth of skills relevant to one’s job requirements. This sense of urgency is also reflected in hiring processes, where most companies would rather hire a person who already has the relevant skill set rather than train one from the ground up. The inevitable result of this is…

Luxury tree houses that will bring to life your childhood fantasies

Remember that backyard escape with your siblings to a tree house? Or a lazy solo afternoon of quiet to read, relax and reflect on the events of your youthful days? Oh, how sometimes we wish to relive those moments where we can just forget, even for a weekend, the stresses of our adult life, and hideaway amidst tree branches. Well, with glamping hub, it is still possible to fulfill your childhood fantasies with a perfect opportunity to spend a cherished night and to wake up to the chirping of the…

Fally Ipupa’s performance at Tokoos drives Nairobi into frenzy

The highly anticipated Tokooos Tour brought Nairobi to a standstill with Congolese artist Fally Ipupa bringing a four-hour performance as part of his worldwide tour. He kicked off his tour with an appearance at the 40 Forty club; where they were celebrating a one-year anniversary. The Congolese star played alongside his endeared band as thousands of fans filled the regular and VIP sections; giving the faithful revelers one of the best live performances. Fally revealed plans to do more collaborations with Kenyans artists, “I have already done a collaboration with…

Demystifying Luxury Tourism: A Case Study of Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa

Credits: Josephine Wawira / PR Manager – Jumia Kenya Luxury tourism is being redefined just like every aspect of the hospitality industry. Beyond the world of first-class flights to the coast of Kenya and the palatial beach resorts previously experienced by an older, wealthier generation, luxury tourism has evolved to include a younger generation in the rising middle class. So how do the affluent beach resorts maintain the exclusivity and top-notch services while catering to the needs of a mushrooming, well-off population?   Types of Luxury Travelers A no brainer for…

Huawei entry level smartphone sales up 120 Pc

By Onkoba Barbara Huaweis’ entry level smartphone Y5 Prime has recorded 10,000 device sales in one month surpassing the previously set target. The increased sales represent a growth of 120%. According to Huawei, Feedback from the consumers is that the phone is the best in the market for entry level customers given its main features and the pricing. “This is a great milestone in the company this year having launched two devices in the last few months. Y5 Prime 2018 sales are at 10,000 devices within a month. This achievement…

Spain’s La Liga and Ronaldo, Seria A debut to be enjoyed by GOtv Subscribers

  With the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, GOtv customers are in for an enormous viewing of over 760 matches set to commence mid-August. GOtv Kenya fans are in for a treat this football season with a serving of the full Italian Serie A and Spain’s La Liga on the GOtv Max Package. “SuperSport is the home of football and we are equally happy that we can now offer our subscribers both the Italian Serie A and Spain’s La Liga, enabling them to follow all 760 matches of…