Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) is a body formed by an association of bloggers seeking to promote content creation on the web in Kenya. Through BAKE, bloggers can syndicate their content, network with other content creators as well as receive legal and communal representation from the association. BAKE has today announced the launch of the 5thKenyan Blog Awards. The announcement of the awards opens up the submission phase, where anyone can nominate their favorite blog in Kenya. Thereafter judges will decide the best 5 in each category before the public votes for their best in each category.
To submit blogs for nomination to the Kenyan Blog Awards 2016, bloggers and their fans should visit blogawards.co.ke/submit. This year’s edition has 19 categories following the addition of Best Religious/Spirituality blog. Other categories include Best Technology Blog for blogs covering social media, internet usage, consumer electronics, mobile phones, tech startups; Best Photography Blog targeting those showcasing original photos or have photography related content; Best Creative Writing Blog for those featuring original creative writing in the form of poetry, fiction and essays among others.
The submission phase will last between January 8th to February 10th 2016. This will be followed by the judging phase between February 11th and February 28th 2016. The five best blogs will then pit each other in the Voting Phase between March 2nd and April 30th 2016. The awards and announcement of winners will then take place on May 7th 2016.