Basco paint to reward over 800 painters in Zawadika na Marangi program

As the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage the country, the paint business has been adversely affected as many people keep off from letting painters in their homes for fear of the raging virus.   Basco Paints Managing Director Kamlesh Shah says to cushion painters from the pandemic the firm has relaunched its Zawadika Na Marangi program through the Mobile APP and USSD Platforms whereby painters using Android phones can now download ZawadikaNaMarangi app from Google play store or dial *338# on any phone with Safaricom connection to…

Nestlé provides Nutrition Education to over 800 Students and 22 Primary schools.

Initiative has encouraged children replicate their school experience to establish kitchen gardens at home With schools closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, over 800 students and their parents from 22 primary schools across the country have benefited from Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) education delivered through digital platforms, by the Nestlé for Healthier Kids Program (N4HK), to help address malnutrition among school going children.   The children aged between 6 – 12 years, in Grade 1 – 4, received guidance on preparing nutritious, affordable and balanced meals and…

AFRICA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF INTERNET WITH LESS THAN 40% CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET.

The month of October marked 25 years of Internet in Africa, a major milestone and an opportune time to reflect on the development and the spread of the internet in the continent and its socio-economic impact. October marked the silver jubilee of the arrival of internet in the continent as internet penetration in Africa stood at 39.3 percent as of Q1 2020, significantly lower than the global average of 58.8 percent and trailing the actual average of 62.9 percent posted by the rest of the world, by some distance, according to Internet World…

Is OPPO Watch 41mm Worth The Hype and Money?

A lot has been written and about the OPPO Watch 41mm that is already in Kenya and retailing at Ksh. 23,999 shillings. Someone might be attempted to ask if the watch is worth the money. The concerns are genuine given the current economic turbulence as a result of COVID-19. So, is this watch worth the cash? Is it worth the hype? The answer is certainly yes. You can use the watch for a lot of amazing things, including health, sleep recording, heart rate, steps counter, cycling, swimming, and much more.…

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…

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…

StarTimes adds WarnerMedia’s TNT to its Content List

Leading media and Entertainment Company, WarnerMedia, has expanded its entertainment offering in Kenya by introducing its Hollywood blockbuster channel, TNT, on pay television Company StarTimes media platform. StarTimes subscribers in Kenya will be able to enjoy an action-driven, pulse-raising slate of movies, mixed with romantic gems and hilarious comedy, alongside original TNT productions. WarnerMedia has a long-standing relationship with StarTimes with the broadcaster already distributing TOONAMI, the go-to destination for action and animation movie enthusiasts of all ages. The new TNT deal will further diversify its channel offering giving StarTimes’…

eKitabu 8th Annual Digital Essay Competition Winners Announced

 shared their voices and views on how technology is helping them tackle remote learning challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.    eKitabu, organizer of the Digital Essay Competition and leader in delivering accessible digital content for inclusive and quality education in Kenya, today announced winners of the 8th annual Digital Essay Competition (DEC). Considering the coronavirus pandemic that saw all schools closed and all children at home since March this year, students submitted essays and art online at essay.ekitabu.com to answer the 2020 question: “How is technology helping you, your family,…

realme C15: The new Benchmark for battery life in smartphones

Every great smartphone is defined by the power of its battery; how long it lasts, how long it takes to charge and its durability while the phone is in use. Most smartphones are coming with inbuilt batteries. In fact, it is hard to get a phone with a removable battery like before. A battery is the heart of every phone. A phone functions as long as the battery is on with its abilities to retain power for long. It is with this in mind that the world fastest-growing smartphone brand,…

From Kawangware to Kilimani: The Secret of Door-to-door Sales

My Success journey dates back in the late 2000s just after graduating with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Materials and Metallurgy option at Railways Training Institute. I embarked on job search that was very frustrating with no clues on where I can pick an interview. One fine morning as I used to do approached one rasta guy who used to have a miraa shop in the neighbourhood. He used to buy newspapers so I would visit him just to catch up with current news. I flipped the classified section and…