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TV 47, RMS Win Big at Kuza 2021 Broadcasting Awards [VIDEO]

While there are over 67 licensed TV stations in Kenya, the awards were dominated by a small group representing the most popular TV stations in the country. Prof. Simon Gicharu-owned TV 47 was among the winners in three categories, walking away with the joint most individual awards for a TV station on the night along with Citizen TV - a great outing for the station which was only officially launched in 2020.

Sauti Sol Make It To Facebook’s Elite League of Creatives

Nunu Ntshingila, Regional Director, Facebook Africa, said Facebook has heavily invested in the creative industry in Africa. These people and businesses, Ntshingila said, are changing the way Africa is seen, not just in Africa, but around the world, and Facebook is cementing its position as leaders in innovation and the creative industries.

Uber: Nairobi Most Forgetful City, Headphones and Speakers Most Forgotten Items

The index offers insights including the most forgotten items, which cities have been most forgetful, which times of day and days of the week riders forget items most, and information on how to get your lost items back using the Uber app.

Health In Focus As Kenya Marks World Metrology Day

Kenya, through the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), has joined the World to mark the World Metrology Day. Celebrated annually on 20th May, World...

Women in Tech: 5 Businesses Each Awarded Ksh1 Million by StanChart...

The funding recipients were picked after a rigorous judging process undertaken by accomplished professionals from Dry Associates Limited, Viktoria Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank and @iBizAfrica- Strathmore University who judged the businesses on scalability, technology adoption, entrepreneurial and leadership excellence. 

Kenya Milele: New Tusker Campaign Launched Celebrating Kenyans

Musunga revealed that throughout the new campaign, Tusker will undertake several targeted initiatives through which Kenyans will be celebrated around the country. The guiding areas will be in line with Tusker’s cultural pillars of sports, music and arts. 

EAC and Germany Sign Two Agreements For $65 Million

EAC and Germany: The East African Community and the Federal Republic of Germany have signed two Government Agreements, paving the way for the implementation...

Safaricom Lands Global Award for Contribution to the Mobile Industry

“The award celebrates Safaricom for being a pioneer in digital innovation. The industry recognizes the contribution that Safaricom has had in the country. Revolutionizing Kenya’s economy via M-PESA and leveraging the power of mobile phone to impact lives positively in health, agriculture and education sectors,” said Mr. Goodluck.

e-Commerce Portal QNET Extends Charity to Mombasa Orphanage

Ramadhan Spirit: Twenty representatives of QNET, an international e-commerce company, and other well-wishers have joined hands with the Ramisi Markar Children’s Orphanage to donate...

A Shorter Moonlighting Leash For Popular Citizen TV Anchors and Radio...

In a surprise move that’s likely to hit celebrity incomes, RMS management on 12th May released a communication that requires staff to get approval before taking up such private assignments as moderating conferences and seminars, master of ceremony, and featuring in adverts and other promotions. While acknowledging the individual brands within its radio and TV platforms, the management argues that the use and deployments of specific talents, whether in personal or corporate activities, greatly affects and influences the overall brand of the company and thus needs regulation.