We have once again partnered with the OLX Social Media Awards (SOMA), for their third annual awards to be held on 10th Oct, 2015, at the Safaricom Indoor Arena, Kasarani.

The voting process which is ongoing closes on the 8th of October, to be followed by vote compilation on the 9th, a day before the award ceremony.

The award categories are clustered into six groups to cover Social Networks, Social Corporates, Government, Media, Educational Institutions and the Best use of Social Media.

We will sponsor the New Blogger Award which falls under the Social Networks category. The blogs nominated in this category are:


With this award, we hope to reach out to upcoming bloggers in Kenya. SOMA is the second competition to recognize and reward Kenyan bloggers, after the Kenyan Blog Awards. The Blog Awards, which recognizes exceptional content creation, were held in May this year.

The winner of the New Blogger Award stands to get the following:

•Mentorship for a year
•Free domain registration and hosting for 2 years.
•Free professional blog design

The theme for this year’s OLX SOMA Awards is: Social Media for Economic Empowerment. It aims to bring together different players in the market including corporate organizations, personalities, SMEs, students, county governments, and national government agencies.

Launched in 2013, SOMA creates a platform for individuals and organizations to celebrate the contribution of social media in the social, economic and political spheres by recognizing those who have used it positively to impact lives.

Event: OLX SOMA Awards
Date: Saturday, 10th Oct. 2015
Venue: Safaricom Indoor Arena, Kasarani Nairobi
Time: 6pm – 9pm