How to Barbeque with LG’s New Microwave Ovens

How to Barbeque with LG’s New Microwave Ovens

Do you hold home parties and are constantly scouting for succulent “nyama choma” at your nearest restaurant? If you do, then your “nyama choma” plans just got easier thanks to LG. You can now roast those goat ribs to your preference using LG’s World’s 1st first Microwave ovens with the revolutionized Charcoal Lighting Heater that’s(…)

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Keep track of your kids LG KizON wristband

Keep track of your kids LG KizON wristband

LG has designed a wearable wristband, dubbed KizON, which helps parents keep track of their children whereabouts through GPS and Wi-Fi. The wearable device is designed exclusively for pre-school and primary school children and provides real-time location information allowing parents to monitor their children on a compatible smartphone. With One Step Direct Call, parents can(…)

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Top toys to take on a plane according to British Airways

Top toys to take on a plane according to British Airways

Traveling with children is never an easy task. Having them sit still for hours is near impossible. You have to provide many different toys, games and stories to keep them well-behaved. It can be a terrible journey not only for you but also for your fellow passengers if they have nothing to do and cause(…)

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Bidco Oil gets Ksh. 3 billion loan from IFC

Bidco Oil gets Ksh. 3 billion loan from IFC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $36.5 million in BIDCO OIL by way of debt, to support expansion of the company’s consumer goods operations. The Group’s products are now available in 16 countries across Africa and gross over $500 million in annual revenues. BIDCO OIL has been recognized as a Global(…)

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ARM Cement releases favourable half year results

ARM Cement releases favourable half year results

ARM Cement has announced unaudited financial results for the half-year ended June 2014. Revenues for the regional cement manufacturer grew 16% per cent to Shs 7,566 billion compared to Shs 6,499 billion over the same period in 2013, on the back of a 10% growth in distribution in Kenya and 38% increase in distribution in(…)

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Samsung enters into distribution deal with Hotpoint Appliances

Samsung enters into distribution deal with Hotpoint Appliances

Samsung has entered into a distribution partnership with Hotpoint Appliances Ltd. The partnership is geared towards increasing the accessibility of Samsung’s consumer electronics like televisions, refrigerators, sound systems, and washing machines. “At Samsung, we follow a simple business philosophy: to devote our talent and technology to creating superior products and services that contribute to a(…)

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Chase Bank makes new executive appointments

Chase Bank makes new executive appointments

Chase Bank has appointed two executives, Chege Thumbi and Ezekiel Owuor as the Group Director of Operations and Technology and Ezekiel Owuor, General Manager Consumer Banking, respectively. The appointments are part of a broader strengthening of the bank’s operational and service excellence, aligned to its strategic growth outlook. Here are bios on the new appointees:(…)

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Developers to win Ksh. 7 million in Safaricom Appwiz Challenge

Developers to win Ksh. 7 million in Safaricom Appwiz Challenge

Safaricom has launched the 2nd edition of the Appwiz Challenge, a developer competition designed to help identify and develop successful early stage mobile technology companies. The contest which will run for a period of four months and targets new app developers working in the mobile technology space, with a view to developing solutions to common(…)

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Orange revenue goes up by 8%

Orange revenue goes up by 8%

Orange has announced an 8% revenue growth for the overall business for the first half of this year, compared to the same period last year. According to company CEO, Mickael Ghossein, the business has made major investments since the beginning of the year, enabling it to better compete in the market as well as offer(…)

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OLX to sponsor 2014 Social Media Awards

OLX to sponsor 2014 Social Media Awards

The second edition of Kenya’s Social Media Awards (SOMA) is here. OLX Kenya, is set to make a comeback as the title sponsors. This year’s Awards themed “Making Social Media Work for You” will bring together different players in the market including corporate organizations, personalities, SMEs, students, county governments, and national government agencies. The awards(…)

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