These are the top Kenyan Blogs in 2017

Women impress at this year’s BAKE Awards

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

1. Best Business Blog

2. Best Corporate Blog

3. Best County Blog

4. Best Creative Writing Blog

5. Best Education Blog

6. Best Entertainment Blog

7. Best Environmental/Agriculture Blog

8. Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog

9. Best Food Blog

10. Best Governance Blog

11. Best Human Rights Blog

12. Best Lifestyle Blog

13. Best New Blog

14. Best Photography Blog

15. Best Public Health Blog

16. Best religious or Spirituality Blog

17. Best Social Issues and Active Citizenship Blog

18. Best Sports Blog

19. Best Technology Blog

20. Best Topical Blog

21. Best Travel Blog

22. Best Women and Girls Empowerment Blog

23. Kenyan Blog of the Year

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