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Korea’s Top Entertainment Brand Debuts on DStv

tvN is a South Korean global general entertainment network established in 2006. Recognized as the No.1 Content Creator group loved by all ages with novel entertainment shows and well-made dramas, tvN has been Korea's leading general entertainment channel, as well as in the United States and Asia.

Key Unesco Report To Be Launched on World Engineering Day

The Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) will jointly lead roundtable discussions for various sectors as part...

Sauti Sol Launch Their Own Ear Pod Line Dubbed ‘PaceSol’

The earbuds deliver good quality sound and are packaged in comfortable , easy to wear, water resistant, Bluetooth buds. Pace CEO J Blessing said that that  their company was pursuing suitable partnerships rather than just promotional campaigns.

Milk Processing Plant Brings Life to Semi-Arid Region

The project is a partnership between the Government of New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the county government of Kajiado and local cooperative societies. The milk plant is operated by the Emali Dedicated Children’s Agency (EDCA) under the Ksh100 million Agriculture, Dairy and Economic Development (ADED) project. It was commissioned in 2017 to economically empower vulnerable farming communities in the region. 

PayPal Nightmare Experiences Leave Kenyan Writers, Online Freelancers Broke & Distressed

Numerous Kenyan freelancers have been left frustrated and distressed thanks to their experiences with the service. With payments withheld and some losing their accounts in questionable circumstances, more of them are searching for alternatives.

Schneider Electric Pioneers Manufacture of Electric Switchboards in Kenya

Prisma iPM is an electrical switchboard used to manage the electrical distribution system in large and commercial scale buildings. Schneider Electric will manufacture the enclosures at its local manufacturing facility in Kenya. Schneider Electric’s partners will assemble the final product. Local manufacture of enclosures will mark the beginning point in the localization of the IPM electrical switchboard.

Investment Firm Invesco Firms Its Presence in Africa

Gwendolyn Ansah Smith was appointed on 17th February as Managing Director, Africa reporting to Zainab Kufaishi, Head of Middle East and Africa. In this new role, Gwen will explore and lead efforts to develop, execute and manage Invesco’s Africa business. Invesco’s ambition is to participate in Africa’s dynamic and impressive growth story, deliver market leading investment capabilities, and play a role in the development of its capital markets.

10,000 Kenyan Bartenders to Receive World Class Training at New Diageo...

With bars' operating hours in Kenya restricted due to Covid-19 restrictions, many bartenders have been engaged in other activities even as others grapple with unemployment and wage cuts. It is expected that the program will offer them an opportunity to use the time on their hands to upgrade their skills to world-class standards, placing them in a good position to bounce back from the shocks of the pandemic.

Student Accommodation Turns Into a Lucrative Investment

The Acorn Student Accommodation Development REIT (ASA D-REIT) and the Acorn Student Accommodation Income REIT (ASA I-REIT) are expected to give long-term investors a blended return of 18% on a 10-year hold basis.

Tea Prices Drop as High Volumes Persist

A global oversupply of the beverage coupled with market disruptions from the Covid-19 pandemic has seen prices continue on a downward trend for a third consecutive year.