Tech, Travel

Uber to offer free rides to polling stations for persons with disabilities

With exactly a week to what is probably Kenya's most anticipated elections, Uber has partnered with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to ferry Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) to and from their respective polling stations in Nairobi, Thika and Mombasa on August 8, 2017, free of charge. Uber will also give all new and… Continue reading Uber to offer free rides to polling stations for persons with disabilities

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Banking, Business

Safaricom becomes first Kenyan company to hit the Sh 1 trillion valuation milestone

Safaricom on Friday became the first company to hit the Sh. 1 trillion market capitalization in Kenya. This is after its stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange climbed to hit an all time high of Sh. 25. The stock closed at Sh. 24.50 a piece. This gave it a market capitalisation of Sh.981.6 billion —… Continue reading Safaricom becomes first Kenyan company to hit the Sh 1 trillion valuation milestone

Events

Safaricom’s Blaze BYOB kicks off season two in Meru

The Youth network BLAZE Be Your Own Boss (BYOB), a sub-brand of Safaricom, kicked off with the first regional summit on the 1st of July in Meru County at the Meru National Polytechnic. Following a successful first season that saw 43% of Kenyan youth join the BLAZE platform and 44,000 young people under the age… Continue reading Safaricom’s Blaze BYOB kicks off season two in Meru

Travel

Real-Time ID Check introduced to increase safety for Uber drivers in Kenya

Uber today announced the roll-out of an intelligent new safety feature, Real-Time ID check in yet another innovation on its technology to improve safety for drivers and riders using the app. With the new feature, drivers are periodically prompted to share a selfie before going online, Uber then compares this photo to the one corresponding… Continue reading Real-Time ID Check introduced to increase safety for Uber drivers in Kenya

Tech

Safaricom undergoes rebrand after 17 years

Safaricom Limited on Saturday night, announced the repositioning of the Safaricom brand from a telecommunications brand to a digital lifestyle enabler through a new brand campaign titled Twaweza: when we come together, great things happen. The new brand position seeks to connect Kenyans to each other and also connect them to knowledge and information in… Continue reading Safaricom undergoes rebrand after 17 years

Brands

New Chinese Menswear Store, ZOPO, Launches at Garden City Mall

Leading Chinese retailer, Zopo, has opened an ultra-modern menswear store at Garden City Mall -  one of the largest malls in the region. Zopo is a new dedicated menswear shop targeting the modern and sophisticated man with an eye for high quality and trendy collections. The store’s opening in Kenya will be the brand’s first… Continue reading New Chinese Menswear Store, ZOPO, Launches at Garden City Mall

Brands

Delamere expands its Brand Portfolio with exciting, new products

Delamere, the leading brand in Fruit Yoghurt segment in Kenya has announced the expansion of its product offering, as it seeks to strengthen its market share in Kenya and become the market leader in Africa. The launch of the new range of fruit yoghurt is part of the company’ strategy to double its sales and… Continue reading Delamere expands its Brand Portfolio with exciting, new products