Google Street View Reveals Kenya’s Most Viewed Locations, Most Visited Museums, and Most Visited Cities in the Past Year

Google Street View has today released data showing Kenya’s most sought after locations in the past year from bus stations, historical buildings, business centres, national parks, museums, hotels, and cities. The data was released to commemorate Street View’s 15th anniversary and to showcase the various places that hold significance to Kenyans.  According to the data, Nairobi’s Tea-room area , a 24-hour bus terminal for travellers heading to Rift valley, Western, Central and Coastal Kenya regions attracted the highest number of views. Tea-room is a major business hub hosting businesses selling assorted wares from footwear, uniforms, water pumps, vehicle spare parts, … Continue reading Google Street View Reveals Kenya’s Most Viewed Locations, Most Visited Museums, and Most Visited Cities in the Past Year

Google Plus Codes: Providing Addresses Across Africa

Google has today announced completion of assigning Plus Codes (digital physical addresses) to businesses and social amenities across Kisumu City, Mbale, Maseno, Majengo and Chavakali. The Plus Code addresses are now usable on Google Maps, both online and offline enabling provision of digital and non-digital services to traditionally underserved communities that lack proper locational addresses. The announcement follows the signing of a collaboration agreement between Google Plus Codes  with Kisumu and Vihiga county governments to carry out pilots of 20,000 addresses per county to showcase Plus Codes live to the delegations set to attend the 9th Africities edition taking place … Continue reading Google Plus Codes: Providing Addresses Across Africa

Aviation stakeholders meet to draw road map for recovery of the industry beyond the crisis at the 10th Aviation Stakeholders Convention

The 10th Aviation Stakeholders Convention hosted by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) and Kenya Airways kicked off today in Nairobi, Kenya at the Emara Ole-Sereni hotel. The two-day convention will provide a platform for showcasing new developments and innovations in aviation, discussing industry business trends, networking and forging new partnerships.   The Convention, under the theme: “Beyond the crisis”, brings together over 500 delegates from 47 countries across the globe who are attending both physically and virtually. The Convention is one of Africa’s major forums for air transport industry stakeholders to dialogue, exchange knowledge and experiences for the development of the … Continue reading Aviation stakeholders meet to draw road map for recovery of the industry beyond the crisis at the 10th Aviation Stakeholders Convention

The 10 best international series on Showmax in May, from The Girl From Plainville to The Righteous Gemstones

HALO S1 | New episodes every Friday; binge from 20 May 2022, first on Showmax Paramount+ original series, Halo, based on the iconic Xbox franchise and one of the highest-grossing game franchises of all time, set a new record as the most-watched … Continue reading The 10 best international series on Showmax in May, from The Girl From Plainville to The Righteous Gemstones

THE SUBTLE ART OF MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Have you ever met someone and they looked like they would die if they didn’t mind their business? I met two of these idiots a couple of days ago and it was a new experience. 0/10 would not recommend it to anyone. Now I like chaos, drama and all around idiocy as much as the next human being but this was a whole new level. I couldn’t even be mad, I was just amazed at how long these idiot kept going. I was with a friend of mine helping her run some errands- I am nice person, kinda- and on … Continue reading THE SUBTLE ART OF MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Qatar Airways Steps into the Metaverse with ‘QVerse’ Virtual Reality and World’s First MetaHuman Cabin Crew

Qatar Airways today entered the metaverse by launching QVerse, a novel virtual reality (VR) experience for visitors to the airline’s website. Users of the www.qatarairways.com/QVerse website can now virtually tour and navigate the Premium Check-in area at Hamad International Airport (HIA), the cabin interior of the airline’s aircraft, including the award-winning Business Class – Qsuite, and the Economy Class cabin, by using their own Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs).The national carrier of the State of Qatar is also the first global airline to introduce a MetaHuman cabin crew offering a digital interactive customer experience. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar … Continue reading Qatar Airways Steps into the Metaverse with ‘QVerse’ Virtual Reality and World’s First MetaHuman Cabin Crew

Google Cloud hires Jack Ngare as new Technical Director, Office of the CTO

Google Cloud has hired Jack Ngare to join Google Cloud’s Office of the  Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as a Technical Director. With over 15 years of experience in various business functions, Ngare joins Google Cloud from Microsoft, where he served as the managing director of the Africa Development Centre in Kenya. Before that, he worked at Finserve Africa as part of Equity Group, where he served as managing director. He is passionate about working with customers and helping drive digital transformation. “Google Cloud’s Office of the CTO not only helps our customers create their future with technology, but also guides … Continue reading Google Cloud hires Jack Ngare as new Technical Director, Office of the CTO

THE ONE WITH THE PEW! PEW!

Adulting. One of the things I hate. It’s up there with people who chew with their mouths open, people who try to force others to adopt their lifestyles and anyone that makes everything about political correctness. I promise you that this isn’t a rant post. I am trying something different. This is about one of my new favorite shows. To relax and let loose from a tiresome day, I reactivated my Netflix account and I found a ton of food shows, from cooking competitions to people trying out dishes from all around the world. I came across something amazing on … Continue reading THE ONE WITH THE PEW! PEW!

Pwani Oil Kikambala Factory Recognized for Excellent Customer Safety Measures

Pwani Oils’ new Kikambala factory has received international recognition from Bureau Veritas for its Good Manufacturing Practices in home and personal care products. The award, signifies Pwani Oil’s consistent production of quality products that are trackable and can be traced for any nonconformity to existing quality standards. This makes it easier for any sub-standard products to be removed from the manufacturing process. Commenting on the award, Pwani Oil Commercial Director Rajul Malde said, “We’re elated to have been recognized by Bureau Veritas for our manufacturing practices. Indeed, today’s consumer is increasingly demanding: they want to know where their food comes … Continue reading Pwani Oil Kikambala Factory Recognized for Excellent Customer Safety Measures