Nairobi News


Kenya’s best bloggers feted at Bake awards

The sixth edition of the Bloggers Association of Kenya (Bake) awards was held on Saturday where George Magunga was declared the best blogger in 2016.

The winners of various categories were declared from 10000 entries across the country.

The awards, started in 2012, initially had 13 categories but have increased to 23 over the six editions that have taken place.

Some of the new categories are technology, photography, creative writing, governance, county, religious/spirituality, human rights, women and girls and empowerment, social issues and active citizenship.

This year’s judges also included Sally Kahiu, Jackson Biko, Martin Mburu, Mutua Maingi, Samuel Mbugua and Naomi Mutua.

Here are the winners:

  • Best Business Blog
  • Best Corporate Blog
  • Best County Blog
  • Best Creative Writing Blog
  • Best Education Blog
  • Best Entertainment Blog
  • Best Environmental/Agriculture Blog
  • Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog
  • Best Food Blog
  • Best Governance Blog
  • Best Human Rights Blog
  • Best Lifestyle Blog
  • Best New Blog
  • Best Photography Blog
  • Best Public Health Blog
  • Best religious or Spirituality Blog
  • Best Social Issues and Active Citizenship Blog
  • Best Sports Blog
  • Best Technology Blog
  • Best Topical Blog
  • Best Travel Blog
  • Best Women and Girls Empowerment Blog
  • Kenyan Blog of the Year

The award sponsors include Safaricom, Ford Motors, Showmax, Eatout, Xpose, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Vivien Taa and Kenyan Human Rights Commission.