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BAKE Awards Are Back After a One Year Hiatus, How to Make Submissions

BAKE Awards 2019

This time around, the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) will award leading boggers and blogs for the fair’s 2021 installment.

To note, the awards were not held in 2020 because of the ongoing pandemic.

BAKE says that interested blogs can submit their portfolios starting today, September 14.


The competition is held yearly, and the 2019’s show was its 9th.

After submission, judges will pick the best 5 nominees for each category. The five groups will then be subject to a public vote to pick the winners.

The winners will be announced in December at a virtual gala event.

For now, the timeline of events remains as follows:

  1. Submission phase –14th September – 20th October 2021
  2. Judging phase – 21st October -1st November 2021
  3. Online voting – 2nd November – 10th December 2021
  4. Virtual Winners’ Gala event – 17th December 2021

The 2019 event was also marked by a new category, namely Best Podcast. It was won by Living Truthfully by Amani Maranga. Podcasts have since picked up, with tens, perhaps more out there covering many interesting topics.

READ MORE: These Kenyan Podcasts Are Worth Checking Out

Also included in the winners’ list was JustJoykendi.com, who won the overall Kenyan Blog of the Year category,  Lyraoko.com in the photography category, leotunapika.com in the food category, africancityplanner.com in the environmental category, and fashionablestepmum.com in the fashion and style category.

2019 saw more than 10K submissions. Also, more than 800K votes were submitted. Women led the awards after scooping 15 of the 23 categories.

You can make your submission here.

You can also check out the following details:

History – bakeawards.co.ke/history

Rules – bakeawards.co.ke/rules

Categories – bakeawards.co.ke/categories


Ndungu Jay

Jay is a content creator at nairobitimes.co.ke with more than a year's experience in digital media. Armed with a Degree in Computer Science from Jomo Kenyatta University of agriculture and technology and an article already appeared on a US publication's website, he is exploring his chances of climbing up the Kenyan digital media ladder with a special focus on viral enriching content.
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