Bolt Offering Expectant Women Free Rides and other Passengers ‘Bolt Protect’

Transport platform Bolt has announced a partnership with the Kenya Healthcare Federation (KFH) to offer expectant mothers free rides to enable them to have access to safe hospital deliveries during curfew hours. The partnership labelled ‘Wheels for Life’ will see expectant women within the Nairobi area and its environs get free rides from their homes … Continue reading Bolt Offering Expectant Women Free Rides and other Passengers ‘Bolt Protect’

Equity, Mastercard Foundation Accord KES 1.1Bn to Kenya’s Covid-19 Fight

Equity Group Foundation (EGF) and the Mastercard Foundation, today announced a commitment of Ksh 1.1 billion to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline medical staff dealing with COVID-19 patients in public hospitals in Kenya. These funds include KES 300 million from Equity Bank, KES 500 million from the Mastercard Foundation and a matching donation … Continue reading Equity, Mastercard Foundation Accord KES 1.1Bn to Kenya’s Covid-19 Fight

Kenya’s Leading Firms and Companies form National Business Compact on Covid-19

The Marketing Society of Kenya has in partnership with brands in the hygiene business, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, the Association of Practitioners in Advertising, the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, the Public Relations Society of Kenya, AMREF, SDG Partnership Platform and the United Nations family in Kenya, convened The National Business Compact on COVID-19, (NBCC). … Continue reading Kenya’s Leading Firms and Companies form National Business Compact on Covid-19

Warner Music Invests in Leading African Distributer, Africori

Warner Music Group (WMG), the third largest music label in the world going by 2019 estimates, has announced it is investing in Africori, Africa’s leading digital music distribution, music rights management and artist development company. The deal gives Warner Music’s Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) division access to Africa’s largest catalogue and A&R network, which is … Continue reading Warner Music Invests in Leading African Distributer, Africori

Apple Music Now Available in Tanzania, Rwanda and DRC

Apple has announced that starting today, even more customers around the world, including those in Tanzania, Rwanda, Morocco and Cameroon can have access to Apple’s most popular Services: The App Store®, Apple Arcade™, Apple Music®, Apple Podcasts® and iCloud®. The services are now available in 20 more countries, and Apple Music is available in 52 … Continue reading Apple Music Now Available in Tanzania, Rwanda and DRC

Kenya’s Airlines, Buses and Railways Cancel Operations in Wake of the Coronavirus

In what is an unprecedented move in the young democracy’s history, a majority of, if not all, of Kenya’s transportation companies traversing in and out of the country’s economic hub, have suspended their operations, effective 7th April 2020. Yesterday, 6th April 2020, in a bid to counter the spread of the coronavirus which is wrecking … Continue reading Kenya’s Airlines, Buses and Railways Cancel Operations in Wake of the Coronavirus

Streaming Site Mdundo Records 4.5 million Downloads in COVID-19 times

Business is booming for music streaming platforms in these times of the coronavirus pandemic which has forced millions across the globe to stay indoors. Streaming site Mdundo.com reports over 4.5 million downloads in the four weeks ending March 22nd. In the reporting period of March 1st to 22nd 2020, Mdundo revealed that the company witnessed … Continue reading Streaming Site Mdundo Records 4.5 million Downloads in COVID-19 times