Saturday, February 27, 2021

Announcements

This category is for all company, startup, national etc. announcements published mainly as shared by the different parties.

Elizabeth Mbugua from Ruiru accumulated 1,168,750 points to beat her closest competitors Victor Kimiyu and Kevin Ocharo
Safaricom has today announced Elizabeth Mbugua as the overall winner of the just concluded mobile gaming competition dubbed the MobiPlay Challenge.
Prof. Timothy Waema joins Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited board
Prof. Timothy Waema holds a PhD degree in Strategic Management of Information Systems from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a Bachelor’s Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Bath (UK).
Nokia 7.2 Kenya
How HMD manages to convince people to buy a phone with a Snapdragon 660, 4GB RAM, and a meagre 3500mAh battery for over 30K remains to be seen.
Christopher Newson joins Equity Group Holdings as Non-Executive Board Director
Christopher holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Certification in Theory of Accounting (CTA) from the University of Cape Town. He is a Chartered Accountant of South Africa and completed a Columbia Senior Executive Program.
Konza city partners with Tatu City
Konza City's Eng. John Tanui, and Tatu City's owner and developer, Rendeavour have jointly announced the two upcoming developments will collaborate in a move meant to help them attract investors to Kenya. The companies have said that the collaboration will focus on building both mega-projects’
HMD Global Kenya Nokia
According to HMD Global, the Nokia 1.4’s new expanded HD+ screen will come in handy when using video calling apps, helping families to stay connected amid the current climate, and showcases the Nokia Cable’s camera capabilities.
Huawei Y8p Unboxing and First Impressions
This will see consumers shop in all retail stores across the country and walk away with Bluetooth headphones, other gift hampers and discounted price on the devices. The offer is running until 6th September 2020.
Michael Joseph
He was CEO of Safaricom until 2010 when he departed from the position, after the late Bob Collymore's takeover. He then became interim CEO in 2019 after the passing on of Collymore and was replaced by current CEO Peter Ndegwa in April of 2020. He also currently serves as chairman of Kenya Airways, and the Chancellor of Maseno University.
In Kenya, Huawei has been lighting up its office building in white colour from September 8th to 10th in response to the September 9th UN International Day to Protect Education from Attack.
In Kenya, Huawei has been lighting up its office building in white colour from September 8th to 10th in response to the September 9th UN International Day to Protect Education from Attack.
Nokia 5.3 Kenya
Here's what you get for KES. 23,000: A 720p 6.55-inch display, a 13MP main rear camera, an 8MP front camera, 3 or 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 4000mAh battery with slow 10W charging.
Deal: Get two months free on Showmax in new 3-for-1 deal
From 21 January until 31 March 2021, customers who take up the Showmax 3-for-1 deal will pay for a one-month subscription and receive an additional two months. The offer is available across all packages including Showmax, Showmax Mobile, Showmax Pro and Showmax Pro Mobile.
realme 6 now on sale in Kenya for KES. 29,999
The realme 6 features a 6.5-inch 90Hz Ultra Smooth Display with 90Hz refresh rate and 120Hz sampling rate. Capable of producing 90 frames per second, the 90Hz display has a 50% higher refresh rate when compared to a conventional 60Hz display
HP is NOT exiting the Kenyan Market
HP Inc. confirms that there has been no change to the company’s presence in Kenya. Earlier this week, there was incorrect reporting from certain publications about HP exiting the East Africa region and particularly Kenya.
Safaricom Monetising Location Data
Safaricom has announced a full day service upgrade starting tomorrow at 5pm and going all the way through Sunday 23rd August 23rd at 5pm.
Vivo latest phone for the Kenyan market is the Y19 with a 5000mAh Battery, Triple cameras, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage. It will cost you KES. 27,000 to pick it up across the country.
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