Inaugural Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) awards set for April 28


In a bid to reward exceptional bloggers and promote content creation in Kenya, BAKE will be organizing bloggers awards this year under the moniker ‘BAKE Blog Awards‘.

The idea is to recognize bloggers that post consistently, have great and useful content, and are creative and innovative.

There will be a submission phase starting March 15th where blogs will be nominated in 14 categories as below:

1. Best Technology Blog

Blogs that cover tech matters like social media, internet usage, consumer electronics, mobile phones, tech startups etc.

2. Best Photography Blog

Blogs that showcase original photos or have photography related content.

3. Best Creative Writing Blog

Blogs that feature original creative writing in the form of poetry, fiction and essays.

4. Best Business Blog

Blogs that feature business content like business development, entrepreneurship, startups, stocks, investments, banking etc

5. Best Food Blog

Blogs that focus on food, cooking tips, restaurants, wines and recipes

6. Best Agriculture Blog

Blogs that focus on farming, marketing of agricultural produce, and environmental impact of climate change

7. Best Fashion Blog

Blogs that highlight current trends in Fashion as well as personal grooming, fashion shows

8. Best Politics Blog

Blogs that cover political issues in Kenya.

9. Best New Blog

Outstanding Blogs that were set up from March 24th 2011 onwards.

10. Best Corporate Blog

Blogs run by companies.

11. Best General Blog

Blogs that feature content that is exceptional but doesn’t don’t fit into any of the other 13 categories.

12. Best Sports Blog

Blogs that feature sports content.

13. Tweep of the Year – Individual

The best individual twitter user in Kenya.

14. Tweep of the Year – Corporate

The best corporate twitter user in Kenya.

The submission phase will run until March 29th and then judges will choose their best 5 in each category. The judges will be drawn from the media and the blogging community.

After the judges pick their best 5 in each category, they will then be voted for by the public from April 10th. The winners in each category will be announced at a gala event on April 28th.

For more details about the BAKE Blog Awards visit http://bloggers.or.ke , the awards website, or emailawards@bloggers.or.ke.