The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE), has announced the dates for this year’s Kenyan Blog Awards that will culminate in a winners’ gala event on Saturday, 2nd May 2015 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi.
The annual event 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.
Airtel Kenya are the Gold sponsors of this year’s Kenyan Blog Awards. Commenting on this year’s awards, Airtel Kenya 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,” added Mr. El Youssefi.
BAKE Chairman Kennedy Kachwanya added “BAKE is extremely happy with the reception this year’s awards 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.”