BAKE (Bloggers Association of Kenya) on Monday launched the voting phase of the Kenyan Blog Awards at the Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi. The awards has 18 categories this year. The nominees were selected by a panel of judges. The Judges this year were Philip Mwaniki, Mbugua Njihia, Joel Macharia, Ahmed Salim and Lynda Nyangweso.
The voting phase begins on 2nd March 2015 and ends on April 30th 2015. Vote for your favourite bloggers at blogawards.co.ke/vote.
Kennedy Kachwanya, the BAKE chairman said that there has been significant increase in number of blogs nominated and votes submitted over the last 4 years.
Adil El Youssefi, CEO Airtel Kenya “We must support the ecosystem around our business & bloggers are part of our ecosystem, we are sponsoring the blog awards this year because we also believe in local content”
“Relevant content, regular posting and marketing. Through blogging there is now a second force for reporting” said Philip Mwaniki, Daily Nation Editor and a Kenyan Blog Awards 2015 judge.
The awards rewards bloggers that publish posts on a regular basis and who have interesting and innovative content. This years sponsors iinclude Airtel, who are the Gold Sponsors, Hivos Foundation,Intel, Xpose, and X News.
Here is a list of the nominees in the various categories.