realme Brand Bags International Design Awards

It’s all about real design   Phones have evolved immensely since the 80’s, both in design and function and several models of phones have since launched in the market in tandem with customers’ dynamic demands. realme, which is currently the fastest growing smartphone brand adopts a trendsetting design concept that it has always adhered to in a bid to bring back trendy culture in the technology space. The brand explores art and beauty, going beyond the constraints of conventional aesthetics technology to bring trendsetting aesthetic design to consumption in electronic…

Let the DP also resign: Governor Mutua challenges Court judgement

Maendeleo Chap Chap party leader and presidential aspirant Dr Alfred Mutua has challenged the recent judgement by Justice Weldon Korir that sitting governors who harbour dreams of vying for the presidency be compelled to resign from office six months before election. Dr Mutua termed the judgement by Justice Korir as unfair and discriminatory and did that it should be contested. “Kenya needs to be a country that encourages fairness so that all persons who aspire to run for the highest office in the land are offered equal opportunity to compete,”…

Africa’s Experts Converge to Prepare for World Telecommunication Development Conference 2021

The African Telecommunications Union in conjunction with the National Communication Authority of South Sudan has convened the 1st Preparatory Meeting (virtual) for the next International Telecommunication Union’s World Telecommunication Development Conference, “WTDC-21”.  The meeting aims to bring together duty bearers of the telecommunications sector across Africa in order to establish leading committees to develop the African common proposals and positions on the WTDC agenda items. The World Telecommunication Development Conference 2021 and its preparatory meetings come at a time when the world is increasingly aware of the role of ICT as a…

MCA hits out at MP over road projects

Kenya Rural Roads Authority(Kerra) has awarded three roads to Ichagaki ward through MCA Charles Mwangi Nga’ang’a. Ichagaki one as he is popularly known is the current chairman of Mount Kenya MCAs caucus. During an interview, MCA said that he has been pushing for the roads since he was elected. Among the roads that he lobbied include Kianjirui-ini Wamuteme Kibiriri, Kiamakumi Githigi Githuya and Kibiriri kamucheru. “The construction of Kibiriri kamucheru road which is 4 km will start next week and upon completion, it will highly boost the economy of the…

The British farm that went from ‘biological desert’ to biodiversity hotspot

Credits CNN In a report for Call to Earth, CNN visited the Knepp estate, a 3,500-acre area in the south of England, where a traditional farm has been transformed into a biodiversity hotspot through rewilding. Rewilding aims to restore ecosystems to a natural state and often involves the reintroduction of native animals. Since starting the process in 2001, Knepp is now home to an array of different creatures and has become a celebrated conservation success story, attracting many rare species and transforming the landscape from an English country farm to untamed wilderness. CNN…

 RUBiS Energy Kenya begins re branding exercise after KenolKobil, Gulf Energy acquisitions

 RUBiS Energy Kenya has officially launched into the market following the successful acquisitions of KenolKobil Plc and Gulf Energy Holdings Ltd.  These acquisitions saw RUBiS Energy Kenya become a leader in the Kenyan oil industry with a market share of over 21 % and a network of more than 230 service stations. According to Mr. Jean-Christian Bergeron, the Group Managing Director of RUBiS Energy Kenya, RUBiS decided to enter the Kenyan market based on the region’s high growth potential and the conviction that the proven expertise of RUBiS would bring…

Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp leading in Abuse and harassment of girls

Girls and young women worldwide are demanding urgent action from social media companies after a landmark survey has revealed more than half (58%) have been harassed or abused online.  Attacks are most common on Facebook, where 39% say they have suffered harassment, but occur on every platform included in the global study including Instagram (23%), WhatsApp (14%), Snapchat (10%), Twitter (9%) and TikTok (6%).  The research by Plan International, a leading girls’ rights organisation, is based on a survey of 14,000 girls aged 15-25 in 22 countries, including Kenya, Brazil, Benin, the USA and India, and a series of in-depth interviews.  The…

OPINION: Conserve Nature to Achieve SDGs

As we reflect on the past five years when the ‘No one left behind’ commitment was made, it is vital to evaluate how close we are to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of embracing everyone. It is undeniable that the SDGs were set to provide a direction for alleviating poverty, hunger, health, education and inequality and in them lies the approach to making these changes happen. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were initially framed to provide a solution both to nature degradation and climate change with a clear roadmap that would…

Student Leaders Want School Fees waived for 2 years

By Archaedious Ashiono The University Student Leaders are now calling on the government to waive school fees as part of the economy recovery measures. Led by Fikirini Jacobs the President 0f Kenya University Students Organization (KUSO), the students’ body want Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha to waive the fees for two years. Speaking during a press conference in Nairobi he pointed out that the fees should be waived to sallow parents recover from the shocks of the pandemic “We urge the Education CS that the schools fees for this year and…

Uchumi Supermarket Debtors given 3 Weeks Ultimatum

Uchumi Supermarkets Plc has opened an online portal for trade and services creditors to register their debts as part of the retailer’s implementation of the Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA). Registration of debt incurred before 2nd March 2020 through the online portal http://www.myuchumi.com/ will allow the retailer verify and audit debt.   “The CVA which was approved by the High Court directs that we verify all old debts through a transparent and sustainable process and we are asking all suppliers to register their debts within the next three weeks,” said Uchumi…