Kenya Blog Awards (BAKE Awards 2018) Nominees List is Out

There are 3 new categories!

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BAKE Awards 2017 winners

On January, the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) started accepting submissions for their 7th annual awards. The submissions phase ended on March and now they have announced the nominees for their BAKE 2018 Awards.

“Some of the nominees include,,, and,” BAKE said.

Coinciding with the nominee announcement, BAKE also launched the voting phase. This starts from today (4th April) and will close on 30th April. To vote in the BAKE Awards 2018, visit where voting will be limited to one per person and you’ll get an SMS verification code once your vote is completed.

List of the panel of judges

Between the submissions phase and the online voting phase, we had the judging phase where the following panel of judges selected the best 5 nominees in each categories:

·       Martin Muli – Founder and CEO of Eyeballs Marketing

·       Ahmed Salim – GM at Qube Ltd

·       Sam Wakoba – Founder, CEO, author at

·       Muthoni Maingi – Head of Digital Campaigns at Oxfam International

·       Josephine Mwangi – Head of Communication, Marketing and Stakeholder Engagements at Nailab Ltd

·       Dr. Martin Mburu – Assistant Professor of English at the United States International University (USIU-Africa)

·       Samuel Majani – Founder and CEO of Ghafla

·       Samuel Mbugua – Business Development Manager at Node Africa Limited

·       Maina Njuguna – Digital influencer.

·       Mbugua Njihia –  CEO of Symbiotic Media

List of Nominees

This is the 7th year of the BAKE Awards and the organization started recognizing the best in Kenyan blogging in 2012. This year, they expanded the total number of categories by 3, by including Best Beauty and Hair blog, Best Video blog and Best Environment blog.

Here is the full list of nominees in the BAKE Awards for the year 2018:

1. Best Technology Blog

2. Best Photography Blog

3. Best Creative Writing Blog

4. Best Business Blog

5. Best Food Blog

6. Best Environmental Blog

7. Best Fashion and Style Blog

8. Best Agricultural Blog

9. Best New Blog

10. Best Corporate Blog

 11. Best Topical Blog

12. Best Sports Blog

13. Best Entertainment Blog

14. Best Education Blog

15. Best Travel Blog

16. Best Public Health Blog

17. Best County Blog

18. Best Religious or Spirituality Blog

19. Best Lifestyle Blog

20. Best Beauty and Hair Blog

21. Best Video Blog (Vlog)

22. Best Social Issues and Active Citizenship Blog

23. Kenyan Blog of the Year


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