These are the top Kenyan Blogs in 2017

Women impress at this year’s BAKE Awards

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Rayhab Gachango Potentash
Rayhab Gachango of potentash.com with Jane Wambui Gitau, Head of Sales for Ford at CMC Motors

The 6th Kenyan Bloggers Awards was held on May 12th 2017 at Crowne Plaza hotel. The event sought to recognize outstanding blogs in Kenya, those that are updated regularly with great content and also have a great readership. There were 23 categories in which blogs were nominated to, and it started with submission of entries by readers, then judges picked the best 5 out of each caterogy and lastly the list was put out to a vote by the public.

This year there was interesting entries with women scooping 8 out of the 23 wins made that evening. Magunga and Owaah finally got a win after years of trying and falling short. Magunga missed on the creative writing blog and scored the Kenyan blog of the year. The big prize. The blogs by women included potentash.com, wandianjoya.com, mummytales.com, healthkenya.co.ke, lifeinmombasa.com, kaluhiskitchen.com, curveswithstyle.com and safari254.com.

Techweez.com scooped the best technology blog for the second year running. Below is the full list of winners.

1. Best Business Blog

Biznews.co.ke

2. Best Corporate Blog

iHub.co.ke/blog

3. Best County Blog

Lifeinmombasa.com

4. Best Creative Writing Blog

Markmaish.com

5. Best Education Blog

Teachersnoticeboard.co.ke

6. Best Entertainment Blog

Niaje.com

7. Best Environmental/Agriculture Blog

Graduatefarmer.co.ke

8. Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog

Curveswithstyle.com

9. Best Food Blog

Kaluhiskitchen.com

10. Best Governance Blog

Gathara.blogspot.co.ke

11. Best Human Rights Blog

Mzalendo.com/blog

12. Best Lifestyle Blog

Potentash.com

13. Best New Blog

Itsmugambi.com/blog

14. Best Photography Blog

Mutuamatheka.co.ke/blog

15. Best Public Health Blog

Healthkenya.co.ke

16. Best religious or Spirituality Blog

Penstrokes.co.ke

17. Best Social Issues and Active Citizenship Blog

Wandianjoya.com

18. Best Sports Blog

Futaa.com

19. Best Technology Blog

Techweez.com

20. Best Topical Blog

Owaahh.com

21. Best Travel Blog

Safari254.com

22. Best Women and Girls Empowerment Blog

Mummytales.com

23. Kenyan Blog of the Year

Magunga.com

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