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Lobby Welcomes Reinstatement of VAT Exemption on Clean Cooking Fuels

As outlined in a recent policy brief, increased access to clean cooking has tremendous positive benefits for Kenyan households and society, including reductions in smoke-related illnesses and deaths, household time savings, mitigation of climate change, and improvements in local environmental quality.  

Google Picks ChildFund Kenya To Run Online Safety Campaign

ChildFund Kenya has kicked off a campaign to enhance the safety of children and young people online. The project, funded by Google through the...

IBM Cloud Satellite Makes Services Available for Any Environment

As workloads shift to the edge, IBM Cloud Satellite will help clients deliver low latency, while still enabling them to have the same levels of security, data privacy, interoperability and open standards found in hybrid cloud environments. 

Ksh1 Billion Grant Fund for Kenyan SMEs Unveiled by Stanbic Kenya...

USADF and SKF will provide a combined total of US$10 million (Ksh1.07 billion) in funding towards this initiative targeting 100 percent Kenyan-owned, -managed and -legally registered MSMEs in Kenya.

Always Introduces Organic Cotton Pads Into The Kenyan Market

The new sanitary pad is 100% organic, unscented and dye free

New Journalism Awards Celebrate Digital Shift Threatening Big Boys’ Revenues

During the pandemic, Nation Media Group saw a reduced number of newspaper circulations. Shortly after, the news conglomerate imparted changes to its brand and interface. The rebrand to Nation Africa applied to mainstream and digital media, however, the latter has been taken to account more.

IBM Appoints Saad Toma General Manager for Africa, Middle East

During his tenure at IBM, Mr. Toma has held several leadership roles including Global Chief Operating Officer of GTS, in which he was responsible for the management of GTS business operations and adopting a more cognitive business model in support of IBM's clients’ needs.

Kenya’s Super Rich: 16 Billionaires Fall Off List After Covid-19 Hits...

The ranks of super-rich Kenyans with a net worth of more than $30 million (Sh3.3 billion) fell from 106 in 2019 to 90 in 2020, the Knight Frank Wealth Report has revealed. 16 Kenyans fell off the list as the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic shocks it occasioned saw most asset classes affected.

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.

Lolani Kalu’s Hilarious Comeback Wins Kenyans’ Hearts [VIDEO]

Much like he cut a niche for himself with his comical Swahili reporting, Kalu has been able to entertain even in adverts.