Top ColorOS features to help OPPO users get the most out of their lockdown

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present new challenges every day, there has been a rapid transformation in the way we live, work and play.  With the lockdown getting extended, people would have to continue to stay home and stay safe. Amidst all this, smartphones have become the single most important device for people across age groups to connect digitally. At the epicenter of fulfilling all communication, entertainment and financial needs, smartphones are playing an increasingly critical role. It has also become important for smartphone users in Kenya to maximize…

Employment and Labour pays out Coronavirus COVID-19 benefits to workers

To date, the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has received just over 55 268 applications from employers representing about 1601767 employees. The Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi has called on employers who are registered with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) to apply for the Covid-19 benefits through the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme on behalf of their employees. As part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department has issued a directive for relief to be provided to contributors who have lost income or required to take annual leave…

OPPO offers customers with a bundled discount for purchase of A92 smartphone and W31 wireless earphones

For every OPPO A92 purchased customers get an offer on the Enco W31 at Ksh5,999 OPPO, is giving customers a discount on a bundled offer for the purchase of both the OPPO A92 smartphone and the firm’s first wireless earphones in the market, Enco W31. In all its outlets countrywide, customers will receive a Ksh2,000 discount on the Enco W31 earphones that are currently selling at Ksh7,999, for every purchase of the A92, going for Ksh29,999. The smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 665 processor and a massive 5,000mAh battery. OPPO…

FUJIMORI, THE BARINGO MAN WHO SERVES KORIEMA MEAT TO NAIROBIANS

In his hometown, the dusty village of Kapluk Sub-Location in Kerio Valley in Baringo County, where he attended his primary and secondary school they fondly call him Fujimori- a nickname he inherited from former Peru President owing to his love for history and quick grasp of political events. He is, in their eyes, a hardworking son whose thirsty for success in life took him miles away to the coastal city of Mombasa two decades ago. And upon his return from a journey he started literally with nothing, had to his…

Youths,women to be given priority in City Hall jobs

The County Government will give priority to young people and women in filling positions of the new jobs advertised on Wednesday. The Nairobi County Public Service Board on Wednesday advertised  recruitment of 800 County Constables ,200 Fire Fighters and 498 ECDE care givers. Governor Mike Sonko has promised to personally follow up to ensure that youths, women and persons with disabilities are given priority. The govenor has further called on the board to consider applicants based on merit.  We are not going to pick old people who have worked before…

CABI launches resource centre to promote use of safer bio products in farming

The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) has launched a free-to- use dedicated online resource aimed at raising awareness of environmentally friendly biocontrol and biopesticide products  and promoting their uptake by growers, their advisors and farmers. The CABI BioProtection Portal will be available initially as an online website that can be used on smartphones, tablets and desktop computers, to help growers and pest management advisors identify, source and correctly apply biocontrol and biopesticide products for their specific crop-pest problems. An offline version will follow within the next weeks to…

IHG® debuts upscale brand, voco™ in Africa with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa

voco, combines the informality and charm of an individual hotel with the quality and reassurance of a global and respected brand. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 30, 2020/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (www.IHG.com), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed voco™ The Bank, Rosebank in South Africa in partnership with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa. Last year, IHG announced the signing of a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa to roll out multiple franchise hotels over the next 10 years, across IHG’s portfolio of brands in midscale,…

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.…

EkaBet Boosted Odds Changing Betting Industry

What are boosted odds? ,Majority of punters always use boosted or enhanced odd whenever they are plotting to stake the bet. Miss ,Sharon Kibuthu,the Operations Manager at ekaBet in an interview says that,an Odds Boost always moves the odds in the favor of the bettor and thus increasing the high chances of winning. She says that there are times where the odds are boosted enough that the football enthusiastic will actually forgo their entire activity for a specific event. “At EkaBet,an Odds Boost opportunity could be an increasing the payout…

KLM’s flys the latest Dreamliner 787-10 to Nairobi

By Mourice Seretta KLM Royal Dutch Airlines introduced the latest version of the Boeing 787-10 aircraft on the Amsterdam- Nairobi route. This, as the airline embarked on a global campaign to phase out Boeing 747 from its fleet by mid-2021 in favor of the more fuel efficient, environmentally friendly and state of the art latest version of the Boeing 787-10. The move made Kenya the second destination in KLM’s African region to receive the new aircraft after Tanzania in July this year. Underscoring the airline’s confidence in the future growth…