Kenyan Women Bloggers Scoop Majority Awards Second Year Running

Since its inception in 2012, BAKE Awards organized by Bloggers Association Of Kenya (BAKE) an organization that promotes online content creation and free expression in the country has highlighted the blogosphere in Kenya, recognizing and awarding best blogs under different categories.

In its 8th edition, the twenty-four categories were dominated by women from the nomination phase to the winners. Entries in the various categories were open from February 12th, 2019. In each category, a  panel of judges picked five best nominees.

The voting phase was then opened on May 7th, 2019 which culminated in the announcement of the winners on 22nd June 2019 a Winners’ Gala Event, that was held at Utalii Hotel, which was attended by a throng of bloggers and influencers. This year’s competition was sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Safaricom, Tuko.co.ke, CDI Gadgets, and Konza City.

Women clinched most of the awards winning 15 out of the 24 categories. Among the women who made it to the winners’ list were: Lyra Aoko: Photography category, Just Joy Kendi; Overall Kenyan Blog of The Year Category, Sharon Mundia; Lifestyle Blog Category.

Here is the list of BAKE Awards 2019 winners.

1. Technology Blog

techtrendske.co.ke

2. Photography Blog

Lyraoko.com 

3. Creative Writing Blog

magunga.com 

4. Business Blog

businesstoday.co.ke 

5. Food Blog

leotunapika.com

6. Environmental Blog

africancityplanner.com

7. Fashion and Style Blog

fashionablestepmum.com 

8. Agricultural Blog

farmbizafrica.com 

9. New Blog

thatgirlrelatable.co.ke 

10. Corporate Blog

brightermonday.co.ke/blog

11. Topical Blog

untoldlivesofwomen.blogspot.co.ke 

12. Sports Blog

mpira.co.ke

13. Entertainment Blog

zumi.co.ke

14. Education Blog

teachersnoticeboard.co.ke

15. Travel Blog

wangechigitahitravels.com

16. Public Health Blog

kalekyehealth.com 

17. County Blog

amazingkisumu.co.ke 

18. Religious or Spirituality Blog

penstrokes.co.ke 

19. Lifestyle Blog

thisisess.com

20. Beauty and Hair Blog

cravingyellow.com

21. Video Blog (Vlog)

Wahura Kabutha

22. Social Issues and Active Citizenship Blog

wandianjoya.com 

23. Podcast

anchor.fm/amani-maranga

24. Kenyan Blog of the year

justjoykendi.com

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