Absa Bank Kenya earns Global Recognition for its energy and water efficiency investments

Absa Bank Kenya has received the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) global Certification for integrating green building technologies in accordance with global standards. The bank, the first in Kenya to receive the award, has … Continue reading Absa Bank Kenya earns Global Recognition for its energy and water efficiency investments

Applications open for the second cohort of Google for Startups Black Founders Fund for Africa

Google has today announced that applications for the second cohort of the Google for Startup Black Founders Fund for Africa are now open. Following the success of the first cohort last year, Google will increase its commitment with an additional Sh116.3 Million($1M) in funding, and support for 10 more founders this year. This will result in a commitment of Sh465 million($4M) to 60 eligible black-founded startups across Africa. The Black Founders Fund Africa is open to startups that meet the eligibility criteria in Kenya, Botswana, Cameroun, Côte D’ivoire, Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and  Zimbabwe. While … Continue reading Applications open for the second cohort of Google for Startups Black Founders Fund for Africa

Second phase of the Ajuma Foundation Book Donation Drive kicks off as 37,000 students stand to benefit

Over 37,000 students in 60 primary schools across 18 counties from hard-to-reach communities across Kenya will benefit from the Ajuma Exercise Book Initiative. The project, run by the 36-year-old Kenyan supermodel Ajuma Nasenyana in partnership with money transfer fintech Chipper … Continue reading Second phase of the Ajuma Foundation Book Donation Drive kicks off as 37,000 students stand to benefit

Emirates concludes a busy ATM with Premium Economy focus, and partnerships to drive travel recovery

Emirates concluded the 2022 edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), welcoming more than 15,000 visitors to its stand to experience the airline’s products and services. With an air of optimism, the airline also wrapped up a packed schedule of … Continue reading Emirates concludes a busy ATM with Premium Economy focus, and partnerships to drive travel recovery

Absa Bank Kenya, Kenya Medical Association partners to roll out new proposition for medical practitioners

Absa Bank Kenya has today introduced a new doctor’s customer value proposition that will benefit 10,000 medical practitioners affiliated with Kenya Medical Association (KMA). Under this partnership, medical practitioners will receive Absa prepaid multi-currency smartcards that double as both membership … Continue reading Absa Bank Kenya, Kenya Medical Association partners to roll out new proposition for medical practitioners

Award-winning, record-breaking Africa Month recommendations from Showmax

AFRICA AND I | Stream now Winner of the Jury Award for Best First Feature Documentary at the Pan African Film and Arts Festival earlier this month, Africa and I is a 90-minute documentary about how 20-year-old Othmane Zolati walked, hitchhiked, cycled and skateboarded over 30 000 km across Africa, through 24 countries. He had never left Morocco when he started his nearly four-year journey to Cape Town, South Africa with just $80, a small backpack, and a borrowed cheap pocket camera. Saturday Star calls Africa and I “an unrivalled glimpse into life on the continent”, Vamers “a thrilling trip through unseen Africa”, and Spling “exhilarating… a beautiful and stirring … Continue reading Award-winning, record-breaking Africa Month recommendations from Showmax

Canon launches new “VISIONARIES” series to promote inspiring African voices – featuring KENYAN ENVIRONMENTALIST nzambi matee , Nigerian COMEDIAN ALIBABA, AND couturier Hany El-Behairy FROM EGYPT

Canon Central & North Africa (CCNA), a provider of imaging technologies and services is proud to announce the launch of its ‘Visionaries’ interview video series across Africa. The series will serve as a powerful platform to promote and celebrate the … Continue reading Canon launches new “VISIONARIES” series to promote inspiring African voices – featuring KENYAN ENVIRONMENTALIST nzambi matee , Nigerian COMEDIAN ALIBABA, AND couturier Hany El-Behairy FROM EGYPT

YouTube celebrates Africa Month, reaffirms commitments to creators and the music industry in Kenya and across Africa

YouTube has announced a series of events to run throughout May in celebration of Africa month where Kenyan and other content creators across Africa will benefit from virtual and in-person training sessions. The events are intended to reaffirm YouTube’s commitment … Continue reading YouTube celebrates Africa Month, reaffirms commitments to creators and the music industry in Kenya and across Africa