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Safaricom donates Sh2 million towards the three part Gusii Golden Series

The cheque presentation event was held today at Safaricom headquarters and presided over by Safaricom Head of Consumer Sales Mr. Nicholas Mruttu and Athletics Kenya Nyanza South Branch Chairman Peter Angwenyi. Continue reading

OVER KSH671 MILLION RAISED BY THE KENYANS FOR KENYA INITIATIVE

Nairobi, September 6, 2011. : Fundraising efforts brought together a number of companies, SMEs, individual Kenyans and media houses in an effort to address the famine situation in Northern Kenya

The Kenyans for Kenya fund-raising initiative, raised Kshs 671,784,062 in funds, according to closing figures released by audit firm Deloitte Kenya. Continue reading

SEACOM APPOINTS MARK SIMPSON AS NEW CEO

30 August 2011  : Brian Herlihy to take on executive role of strategic projects.

SEACOM, the pan-African ICT enabler, announced the appointment of Mark Simpson as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect 5 September 2011. Brian Herlihy, the current CEO, will remain with the company as a member of the Board and take on the new role of Executive Director where he will focus on strategic projects essential for SEACOM’s continued success. Continue reading

Mafikizolo headlining next months edition of Blankets & Wine XXIX

August 29th, 2011….. Mafikizolo, the legendary musical act from South Africa will be headlining next month’s edition of Blankets & Wine XXIX that takes place at the Leisure Gardens, Mamba Village in Nairobi. Continue reading

UPTAKE OF FOREX MORTGAGE PRODUCTS INCREASE

August 29, 2011. : KCB Group has recorded a 30 percent growth of its Mortgage products targeting the Diaspora markets, mainly Kenyans living abroad.

KCB Mortgages, the leading mortgage financier in the country has said, five months after its launch, the Dollar Mortgage product or Foreign Exchange loan has now captured the market driven mainly by favourable terms attached to the facility. Continue reading

Guard Wins Big in Safaricom’s Nguruma Ibambe Consumer Promo

Monday, August 29th, 2011. A Nairobi based security guard, James Mwaniki, is among five lucky winners of new Isuzu D-Max pick-up in the ongoing Safaricom’s Nguruma Ibambe consumer promotion now in its fourth week. Continue reading

LG INTRODUCES NEXT GENERATION SMARTPHONE DESIGN AND DISPLAY WITH LG OPTIMUS BLACK P97O

NAIROBI, 26th August, 2011 : New LG Optimus Black Delivers Breakthrough NOVA Display Technology in the World’s Slimmest Smartphone Device. LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled its new Android Smartphone, LG Optimus Black in the market. Continue reading

Kenyans for Kenya funds top Kshs 664 million

Wednesday, August 26, 2011: The Kenyans for Kenya initiative has raised over Kshs 664 million amid an appeal by the steering committee for those withholding pledges to honour them in good time. Continue reading

Top Artistes in Special Concert this Saturday to Crown Kenyans for Kenya Initiative

Tuesday, August 24, 2011: A special concert at Nairobi’s Uhuru Park bringing together over 20 leading local artistes has been planned for this Saturday as the curtains officially come down on the Kenyans for Kenya fundraising initiative. Continue reading

Spread the Love Campaign to hold first ever Spread the Love Honors Night

Nairobi, August 22, 2011. : Spread the Love Campaign is is back this year, promising to do great things this time round.
An initiative of Kijiji Records, the campaign identifies and brings awareness to key social issues, which form the pivot around which the campaign will be themed that year. Founded in 2009, the campaign has received partnership from Faida Investment, Mavuno Church, Gina Din Corporate Communications, Red Cross, Capital FM among others. Continue reading