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Farmers Owned Sireet Tea Factory Begins Operations

The new factory is owned by Sireet Outgrowers Empowerment and Producer (OEP) Company that has 6,235 members, drawn from small-scale farmers. It is the second factory owned by the firm that also runs another two-line that can process 98,000 kilogrammes of green leaf daily.

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.

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.

Facebook Moves To Protect Kenyan Journalists’ Accounts

With this launch, journalists in Kenya can register to receive safety and security features that help further protect their Facebook and Instagram accounts. In the future, this registration flow will allow Facebook to roll out additional features and use cases designed with journalists in mind.

Odibets Unveils Sh105 Million Mega Jackpot

Whoever correctly predicts all the 17 match results automatically becomes the lucky winner of the Ksh105,000,000 mega jackpot. Consolation prizes will also be awarded for correctly predicting 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, or 11 match results. Matches will be settled on the official result after 90 minutes of play, including any ‘injury time'. Extra time and penalty shoot-outs shall not be included.

WTO’s First African, Female Chief Ready To Kick Ass

The incoming WTO director-general will face a series of challenges, including how to best manage persistent trade tensions between the US and China. The international body has been criticized for failing to carry out new trade negotiations and police unfair economic behaviour from China, which pushed the Trump administration to label China a currency manipulator and impose or threaten billions of dollars in tariffs on goods from the nation.

Asharami Synergy Promotes Girls in Science Initiative

The 11th of February is set aside for celebrating the achievement and encouraging the participation of women and girls in science. 

Investing Anywhere And Everywhere, Thanks to Cryptocurrency

Business can now be done anywhere, even if the parties to the transactions are not in the same location. All that is needed is the internet and access to the worldwide web.

 HF Group, Interswitch Launch International Money Transfer Service

The IMT service will enable HF’s diaspora customers to remit funds seamlessly into any HF account and also provides a simplified channel for them to make their loan or mortgage payments. Robert Kibaara, HF Group Chief Executive Officer, said the company has made significant investments in technology as it diversifies into full-service banking.

At Samsung Smartphones Showcase, New Consumption Trends Emerge

“2021 has been a very interesting year for the smartphone market. We have seen very unusual purchase trends that have forced us to change our sales strategies. One example is the demand for devices with high memory capacity has increased by over 30%,” Mr Kimari said.