Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel

Emirates has been rated the safest airline in the world in its response to the COVID-19 Pandemic according to the Safe Travel Barometer. The airline, which has set industry-leading safety standards since the resumption of its operations back in May, has topped the ranks with a ‘Safe Travel Score’ of 4.4 out of 5.0 among 230+ airlines evaluated worldwide. The score is based on an independent audit of 26 health and safety parameters evaluating safety protocols, traveller convenience and service excellence announced by airlines. Safe Travel Barometer is the world’s most comprehensive solution to monitor and benchmark…

realme C12 and 7i now available in Kenya

The world’s fastest-growing smartphone brand, realme, has once again made good on its promise to offer the Kenyan smartphone market a comprehensive, superior, innovative experience with the launch of two brand new smartphones; the realme C12 and realme 7i. The launch of both realme C12 and realme 7i adds to a portfolio of four other realme smartphones and three AIoT products in Kenya including realme C3, realme C11, realme C15, realme 6, realme Band, Air Neo, and Buds Q. In the spirit of dare to leap, realme has always asserted…

Everyday Freshness available on StarTimes GO

Do you prefer shaving from home or having your own shaver while visiting your regular barbershop? To maintain that clean shave, you can now acquire the all new Enchen BlackStone3 shaver that is currently available on StarTimes GO shopping platform. Here are a few tips on how best to identify a perfect shaver to meet all your shaving needs while at home or on business travel. StarTimes GO brings a best choice for shaving, the Black stone E3 shaver. In addition to the precise closeness and skin comfort, it features…

LG Electronics crowns winners of the #NanoNiNoma Competition

LG Electronics has awarded the top five winners of the just concluded social media competition dubbed the #NanoNiNoma Challenge. The 8-week competition, which wrapped up last month, drew over 500 participants countrywide who took up the opportunity to share their own creative ideas on how to best showcase LG’s NanoCell TVs. 100 participants were drawn to be coached by veteran influencers Nameless, Wahu and DJ Mo on content creation and the art of influencing. Following their tutelage, the participants were required to share final submissions and then proceeded to public…

Schneider Celebrates electrical distribution solution at Bidco’s production facility

BIDCO Africa Limited, has implemented a smart electrification solution for its latest production site at Bidco Industrial Park in Ruiru. Schneider Electric has provided and installed a suite of hardware and software that will provide Bidco’s operations team with the ability to power and maintain the factory’s existing production lines, as well as ensure the facility is future-ready and is able to integrate renewable power sources with IOT functionality. Started in 1985 as a soap manufacturing plant in Nairobi, Bidco Africa has continuously grown over the years to be the…

Governor Alfred Mutua Calls for National Government Intervention to End Marginalisation

Maendeleo Chap Chap party leader and presidential aspirant Dr Alfred has urged the government to put in place measures to end marginalisation in many parts of the country. The Machakos Governor said some sections of the country especially in Eastern and North Eastern region need special attention to improve the quality of life for the area locals. “There are places in this country that have lagged behind in development for far too long and require urgent measures to bring them at par with the rest of Kenya,” Dr Mutua said.…

Police Teargas Deputy President William Rutos’ meeting

By Mourice Seretta Barely a day after the National Security Advisory Committee led by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua warned against campaigns that it said were being used to incite millions of jobless youth a meeting organized by local leaders in Kebirigo Township in Nyamira County that was to be attended by Deputy President William Ruto today was dispersed by police using teargas. Police officers clad in anti-riot gear stormed Kebirigo High School where the meeting was being held and ordered crowds that had gathered there awaiting the Deputy…

Paxful Allows Users to Redeem Mobile Points for Bitcoin and Tether

Users in Kenya can use their mobile points to buy and sell cryptocurrency at their own rates   Global peer-to-peer marketplace, Paxful has announced that users can now redeem mobile loyalty points to buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC) and Tether (USDT) on its P2P platform. Redeemable mobile points are loyalty programs by various telecommunications companies to allow customers to accumulate points based on the usage of services on their networks.  “We have witnessed a drastic increase in bitcoin trading volumes and transactions across our platform. The surge mainly induced by the corona…

Kiambu residents vow to teach MP a lesson

Thika town member of parliament Patrick Wainaina popularly known as Jungle who is said to be eyeing Kiambu gubernatorial seat 2022 has been put on the spot over his new tactic of spending most of his time engaging in politics at the expense of development. The legislator has attracted the wrath of locals who are complaining that the MP has been busy donating foodstuff instead of focusing on their grievances on more serious issues like ensuring schools in his constituency meet the safety standards as per the Covid 19 prevention…

Varsity Students Wants Essential measures Installed before Schools Reopening

By Shadrack Nyakoe Kenya university Student Organization (KUSO) led by its president Antony Manyara has today called on the Ministry of Education to put in place safety precautions culminating schools reopening in October. The students want critical issues pertaining their safety on contracting the dreadful Corona Virus. They demanded the institutional capacity in universities, TTCs, and TIVETs continuously adhere to a social distance of 1.5 meters. The student leaders wanted the government to offer more financial assistance to enable the institutions employ more lecturers and tutorial fellows so as to…