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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
    biznews.co.ke
  • Best Corporate Blog
    iHub.co.ke/blog
  • Best County Blog
    lifeinmombasa.com
  • Best Creative Writing Blog
    markmaish.com
  • Best Education Blog
    teachersnoticeboard.co.ke
  • Best Entertainment Blog
    niaje.com
  • Best Environmental/Agriculture Blog
    graduatefarmer.co.ke
  • Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog
    curveswithstyle.com
  • Best Food Blog
    kaluhiskitchen.com
  • Best Governance Blog
    gathara.blogspot.co.ke
  • Best Human Rights Blog
    mzalendo.com
  • Best Lifestyle Blog
    potentash.com
  • Best New Blog
    itsmugambi.com
  • Best Photography Blog
    mutuamatheka.co.ke/blog
  • Best Public Health Blog
    healthkenya.co.ke
  • Best religious or Spirituality Blog
    penstrokes.co.ke
  • Best Social Issues and Active Citizenship Blog
    wandianjoya.com
  • Best Sports Blog
    futaa.com
  • Best Technology Blog
    techweez.com
  • Best Topical Blog
    owaahh.com
  • Best Travel Blog
    safari254.com
  • Best Women and Girls Empowerment Blog
    mummytales.com
  • Kenyan Blog of the Year
    magunga.com

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