Winners of 4th Kenyan Blog Awards set to be announced
28 April 2015, 11:11
Nairobi – Winners of the 4th Kenyan bloggers awards will be announced on Saturday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi.
The annual event which was initiated by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) singles out bloggers with great creative and innovative, useful and regular content and posts.
This year’s awards themed “Content is King” will bring together various online content creators including corporate organizations, celebrities, SMEs, county governments, and national government agencies for an evening to celebrate the growth of the Kenya blogging space.
The awards will fete bloggers in 18 categories; technology, photography, creative writing, business, food, environmental, agriculture, fashion, politics, sports, topical, corporate, Lifestyle/Entertainment, Travel, New Blog, County, Education, Health & the Kenyan Blog of the Year.
Over 1800 blogs were submitted and people are still voting for their favourite Kenyan blogs in the competition till April 30th 2015 at www.blogawards.co.ke/vote.
This year’s event will be sponsored by Airtel Kenya, the event’s Gold sponsors.
The company’s CEO Adil El Youssefi said that Airtel recognizes the crucial role that Kenyan bloggers continue to play in providing real-time information through their exceptional creativity and in-depth insightful writing which is important in creating an informed society.
“As more blogs emerge as a source of vital information, Airtel will continue to continue to ensure that Kenyans from all walks of life increasingly access the internet by offering data services such as #unlimiNET that continues to give them the freedom to make #UnlimitedConnections with their favorite blogs,” El Youssefi said.
On his part, BAKE Chairman Kennedy Kachwanya said they are extremely happy with the reception this year’s event has received both from Kenyan bloggers and the public.
“We are also grateful for the support that we have received from our partners especially our Gold sponsors Airtel Kenya. We can’t wait for the winners’ announcement at the May 2nd event. Good luck to all the nominees,” he said.
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