Gusii Leaders Accuse Governor Ongwae of frustrating his Deputy

By Mourice Seretta A section of Gusii leaders allied to Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday condemned Kisii county governor James Ongwae for allegedly harassing his deputy Joash Maangi. The leaders led by South Mugirango Member of Parliament Sylvanus Osoro accused Governor Ongwae of allegedly denying his Deputy Maangi access to his official office in the county and withdrawing his official cars. Flanked by North Mugirango MP Joash Nyamoko, Nominated Senator Millicent Omanga, businessman Don Bosco Gichana, a section of Kuria leaders among others, Osoro said the act of withdrawing…

KENYA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH IS EXPECTED AT 5.6% – 5.8%-REPORT

Cytonn Asset Managers has today released their 2020 Macroeconomic Outlook, projecting 2020 GDP Growth to come in at 5.6% to 5.8%, inflation to average 5.2% for the year and the Kenya Shilling to remain stable and range-bound, between Kshs 101.0 and Kshs 104.0. Cytonn Asset Managers remains positive on the equities market performance in 2019, driven by higher growth in corporate earnings, while advising investors to remain biased to short-term fixed income instruments given the possible upward pressure on interest rates as the Kenyan Government manages debt sustainability. “For the…

DIGIFY AFRICA CELEBRATES FIRST GRADUATES FROM THE DIGITAL MARKETING BOOT CAMP SERIES.

Gavin Deale addressing the students Digify Africa in partnership with Facebook celebrated the first Cohort graduates from the award-winning digital marketing bootcamp, Digify Pro in Nairobi, Kenya. The students who were on an 8 week training were equipped with skills needed in the digital space i.e Digital Marketing Analytics and Measurement, Content Marketing, Email Marketing and Digital Strategy Development among others. Speaking at the graduation, Digify CEO and Founder, Gavin Deale said. ” We are happy to be in Kenya and proud to have worked with this Cohort at this…

VIVO launches first dual pop up Camera phone in Kenya

Vivo Kenya Managment posing for a picture during the Launch of the Vivo Brand Global technology company vivo, has stamped its mark in the Kenyan market by launching its regional offices in the Kenyan capital and also unveiled the new V17 Pro smartphone in the Kenyan Market. Vivo is committed to the Kenyan market and looks forward to making the most of its innovation and ingenuity to deliver user experiences that Kenyan consumers love. The company is actively investing in offline retail stores as a touch-point in Kenya to enable…

Ted Turner’s Environmental Legacy Ready for broadcast

Al Gore, Jane Fonda and Bill Gates to feature in hour-long special, Ted Turner: Captain Planet – In an hour-long documentary on CNN, Ted Turner  the founder of the 24-hour news network sits down for a rare and exclusive interview to discuss his longstanding conservation efforts amid the ongoing climate emergency. While Ted Turner is best known as a billionaire media mogul, an America’s Cup-winning captain and the owner of a baseball, basketball and ice hockey team, Ted Turner: Captain Planet examines how he has been at the forefront of…

Opera News Raids Tuko, Kenyans.co.ke for Top Editors

The battle for digital media continues to attract competition as investors now go for top minds to steer their growth. Opera News App, which has witnessed tremendous growth since being launched last year, has raided Kenyans.co.ke poaching Antony Irari and Marikio Muchiri alias Mariks as some of the top editors to head its team. Sources close to this writer indicate that Irari, who was one of the managers at Kenyans.co.ke, will now be the head of Kenya market. Marikio, on the other hand, will move from being the content editor…

MKU founder Gicharu re-brands TV47 into Swahili

  The much hyped TV47 owned by businessman Simon Gicharu has re-launched into Swahili station. The station made headline a month ago when it pouched top journalists from Citizen, TV and KTN to boost in its market rating. Among those who joined the station included Mohamed Ali also known as jicho pevu Eugene Anangwe from Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) and CNBC to lead its young vibrant team as acting MD while Godfrey Omanga who previously worked with k24 will lead the digital team. @AmEugeneAnangwe ~The media must creatively tell and…

Nestlé calls on Kenyan innovators to take part in its R&D innovation challenge

Nestlé has invited Kenyan innovators and entrepreneurs to take part in its ongoing Research and Development (R&D) innovation challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa as part of the company’s efforts to contribute to the local innovation ecosystem. The challenge will help boost local entrepreneurship, as well as provide a platform for start-ups and universities to contribute to local sustainable growth by bringing breakthrough ideas to the market. Other countries participating in the Nestlé R&D innovation challenge include Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa. The goal is to work collaboratively with…

AAR Insurance names Tom Mshindi as Board Chair

Veteran journalist and manager, Mr. Tom Mshindi, has been appointed Board Chair of AAR Insurance Kenya Ltd, replacing Mr. Kiprono Kittony who has served for over 6 years and retired.  Also appointed to the Board, as a Non-Executive Director, is Ms. Beatrice Soy, former HR Director at Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen). She replaces Dr. Catherine Ngahu who has retired after serving her full term. The board thanks the two outgoing Directors for their exemplary service to the company. Mr. Mshindi is the immediate past Group Editor-in-Chief and Executive Director of…

Aga Khan Academies Celebrate Graduating 1,000 Global Leaders

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa celebrated its 13th graduation ceremony for 85 exceptional students who join a growing legacy of global young leaders, driven by the academy’s unique curriculum and approach to education. The graduation marks a proud milestone of 1,000 such leaders across both the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa and its sister school, the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad, India. One key mission Aga Khan Academy Mombasa is to create ethical leaders working towards a shared goal of sustainable development to improve the lives of those living not only in…