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Online Voting in Progress for the Kenyan Blog Awards 2016

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya, Citizen Media, Media & Journalism, Technology
The logo of Kenyan Blog Awards 2016.

The logo of Kenyan Blog Awards 2016.

Online voting for the Kenyan Blog Awards 2015 [1] is underway. Voting started on March 3 and will continue until May 1, 2016.

Launched in 2012 by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) [2], the Kenyan Blog Awards, also known as BAKE Awards, recognises and awards [3]exceptional Kenyan bloggers. The competition, according to the organisers, is open to all Kenyans and brands that operate in Kenya.

The competition began with [4] a submission phase from January 8 to February 10, 2016. Then the judges [5] chose the best five blogs for each category, before online voting was open to the public on March 3, 2016.

The 2016 winners will be announced at a public event on May 7, 2016.

Watch the YouTube video below for highlights of Kenyan Blog Awards 2015:

There are 19 categories [6] this year after the organisers added one category, Best Religious or Spirituality Blog.

Check out the list of nominees [7] for the 19 categories on the awards website, and cast your vote here [8].