EXCLUSIVE: How sickness turned into Passion to support people with bleeding disorder

By Lynda Kiyeng 1) Tell us a little about you?  I was born here in Nairobi in February 17 1993, at Nairobi hospital. I went to primary school at st Georges school and later st Nicholas school there after transitioned to high school in Kitusuru boys in form one later transferred to Pumwani boys then finished at Nairobi Pentecostal church senior school, after which I passed and joined university of Nairobi law school. I graduated with honors in 2016 and later did my post graduate diploma at the Kenya school…

Professional bodies to be reviewed in bid to weed out quacks

The Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA) has began reviewing the codes of conduct of member associations in a bid to harmonise the local standards with international levels. In the new move the umbrella body that brings together professional societies of diverse disciplines, will evaluate the code of conduct, membership for the various professional bodies, licencing and the education levels that should be met before one becomes a member of a professional body. After which members will have to undergo annual Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses in their…

EABL half year Profits hit 10.6Billion

East African Breweries Limited (EABL) announced a pre-tax profit of Kshs10.6 billion during the half-year ending 31 December 2019, representing a 9% increase compared to the same period last year. Profit after tax also grew at the same rate, reaching Kshs7.2 billion during the period under review. With the three brands alone raking in about 71% of EABL sales in Kenya, the half year financial report also reveal that net sales in EABL’s largest market, Kenya, grew by 8%, with beer and spirits growing by 6% and 11%, respectively. READ…

A faster, simpler way to buy airtime and pay electricity bills

Purchasing airtime across networks, paying postpaid bills to Kenya Power and buying electricity token has been made easier, only a text message away. This follows a revolutionary invention by Financial Technology Services solution provider Tsenda. You can now be able to buy airtime and Electricity tokens by just sending a message to a toll-free shortcode 40512. Despite Tsenda being a Safaricom Paybill-backed system, it is also usable with all the other telcos networks and is supported by Kibo Capital’s PaymentGate LLP e-Receipting system. READ ALSO: Aspira ink deal with Xiaomi Mi…

China donates TVs to Kenya for the 10,000 Villages Digital Television Project

The Chinese Government has handed over the 800 digital television project to Kenya government being part of the 10,000 Villages Digital Television Project in Africa. The project that was launched in June 2018 has been running across the 47 Counties through the installation of satellite television services in public institutions and select individual households. Twenty households in each of the 800 villages were installed with Satellite television service composed of a satellite dish, a high definition set-top box and accessories while three public institutions in each village received two solar-powered…

Kenyans to enjoy Billionaire Jack Mas’ Empowerment Initiative on StarTimes

Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma has set out to share his experience with Africa as well as financially support young entrepreneurs to build their own business empires. The Billionaire is tailoring an event dubbed the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI). The ANPI is a flagship initiative of the Jack Ma Foundation, created by Jack Ma after his first trip to Africa in 2017. The aim of the prize is to support and inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future.…

OCTAGON NAMED AMONG TOP 100 COMPANIES SECOND YEAR RUNNING

Octagon Pension Services Limited has once again been named among the Top 100 companies two years in a row. The Kenya Top 100 mid-sized survey seeks to identify Kenya’s fastest growing medium sized companies in order to showcase business success excellence and highlight the country’s most successful entrepreneurship stories. “We are humbled to be recognised in the Top 100 SME Awards among medium-sized companies. We are glad that our effort to leverage on technology to drive efficiency and increase uptake of pension within Kenya, and the region is bearing fruits,” said…

DIGITAL PENSION PLAN MOBIKEZA, PROPEL OCTAGON AMONG TOP 100 SMEs

Octagon Pension Services Limited has once again scooped the Top 100 SME award two years in a row. Kenya Top 100 mid-sized companies seek to identify Kenya’s fastest-growing medium-sized companies in order to showcase business success excellence and highlight the country’s most successful entrepreneurship stories. “We are humbled to be recognised in the Top 100 SME Awards among medium-sized companies. We are glad that our effort to leverage technology to drive efficiency and increase uptake of pension within Kenya, and the region is bearing fruits,” said Octagon Pension Services Limited CEO…

Betting firm announce plans to open shops

In line with the customer service this week, EkaBets has announced early Christmas after announcing plan to open betting shops across the Country. The company further announced continuity of boosted odds that enables customers to benefits from their stakes. Ms Sharon Kibuthu, the Operations Manager at EkaBet, says that an Odds Boost always moves the odds in the favor of the gamer and thus increases the high chances of winning. “We would like to tell our loyal customers that ,they plans are underway to open betting shops across the Country…

Cytonn awarded Most Innovative Community Developer 

Cytonn Real Estate the real estate development arm of Cytonn Investments has been recognized by the International Finance Magazine as the Most Innovative Community Developer (Mixed Use) in Kenya during the International Finance Awards. “The entire award process is strictly supervised by expert panelists comprising of key subject matter experts taking extensive care in providing true in-depth analysis and review based on performance,” said a representative from International Finance. The Most Innovative Community Developer Award is given to companies that demonstrate excellence in the residential and commercial property space in…