Winners of the 2016 BAKE Awards

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Brian Mungei from Safaricom awarding lifeinmombasa.com respresentative Aisha Ali
Brian Mungei from Safaricom awarding lifeinmombasa.com respresentative Aisha Ali

The winners of the Kenyan Blog Awards 2016 (BAKE Awards) were announced at a gala event that took place on the evening of Saturday 14th May 2016 at Radisson Blu Nairobi.

The BAKE Awards 2016 journey started on January 8th 2016 with the launch of the awards plus the opening of the submission where Kenyan blogs could be submitted into the competition. This phase closed on 10th February 2016 which saw a whopping 4,899 blogs submitted into the competition. After the judges went through the submissions, they nominated 5 blogs in the 19 categories which were then voted for till the 1st of May 2016.

The BAKE Awards 2016 sponsors included Safaricom, Xpose, EatOut, Samsung, Coca-Cola, Intel, Kenya Bankers Association, Uber and Mettā.

This year saw a record seven women winners receive a BAKE Award.  Among the winners this year are lifeinmombasa.com which won in the County Category thereby becoming the first blog from Mombasa to ever win in the competition. Other newcomers included: couchhealthandfitness.wordpress.com (health), kaluhiskitchen.com (food),  bizna.co.ke (Business), farmerstrend.co.ke (agriculture) and ernestwamboye.blogspot.com (Religious/spirituality).

Dr. Claire kinuthia, Maryanne Waweru, Rachael Muthoni,  Kaluhi Adagala, Lucia Musau, Brenda Midamba
L to R, Dr. Claire Kinuthia (theycallmedaktari.com), Maryann Waweru (mummytales.com), Rachael Muthoni (safari254.com), Diana Kaluhi (kaluhiskitchen.com) and Lucia Musau (luciamusau.com)

Below is the full list of winners.

  1. Best Technology Blog

techweez.com

  1. Best Photography Blog

benkiruthi.com/blog3

  1. Best Creative Writing Blog

bikozulu.co.ke

  1. Best Business Blog

bizna.co.ke

  1. Best Food Blog

kaluhiskitchen.com

  1. Best Environmental/Agricultural Blog

farmerstrend.co.ke

  1. Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog

luciamusau.com

  1. Best Politics Blog

info.mzalendo.com

  1. Best New Blog

theycallmedaktari.com

  1. Best Corporate Blog

ihub.co.ke/blog

  1. Best Topical Blog

mummytales.com

  1. Best Sports Blog

futaa.com

  1. Best Entertainment/Lifestyle Blog

ghafla.co.ke

  1. Best Education Blog

creativesacademy.wordpress.com

  1. Best Travel Blog

safari254.com

  1. Best Health Blog

couchhealthandfitness.wordpress.com

  1. Best County Blog

lifeinmombasa.com

  1. Best Religious or Spirituality Blog

ernestwamboye.blogspot.com

  1. Kenyan Blog of the Year

bikozulu.co.ke

 

Kenyan Blog Awards 2016 winners

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  1. […] This year a new category (Best Lifestyle Blog) has been introduced which brings the categories of the BAKE Awards 2017 to 20. Some of the categories include photography, food, travel, entertainment, business, fashion and county blogs. To find out more about the categories you can check out this link. This year a new rule has been introduced that three time winners (or more) are ineligible to compete. Last year was a great year for women as they got many of the awards, find the list of winners here. […]

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