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November 2, 2017 3:13 PM Chepkwony leaves KQ after 5 months

Kenya Airways’ human resources director has resigned from the national carrier five months after joining from Tata Chemicals Magadi where he held a similar position. Sammy Chepkwony announced his departure through a memo to staff, explaining that he had decided to part ways with the airline effective Thursday to “pursue other interests.” Mr Chepkwony 39

November 2, 2017 11:03 AM Microsoft enhances paternity leave to six-weeks

NAIROBI, KENYA: Microsoft has announced a five-month paid maternity leave for female employees in its Kenya office, a new arrangement that almost doubles what many local companies offer. In most Kenyan companies, a female employee is entitled to three-month paid maternity leave while male employees do get two-week off to bond with newborn babies 33

November 2, 2017 6:42 AM Durban star, Shekhinah to open for John Legend

Multi-award winning Durban vocalist, songwriter Shekhinah has been chosen as the support artist for John Legend’s Darkness and Light Tour to take place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, on November 7.. John Legend’s latest album, Darkness and Light, has been a global smash hit with top 10 singles ‘Love Me Now’ and ‘Penthouse Floor’ featuring 26

November 2, 2017 5:43 AM Akombe heads back to work at UN

Former IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe returned to work at United Nations Headquarters in New York City two weeks after she resigned from the electoral agency. Dr Akombe, who shocked many by resigning from the electoral commission less than a week to the repeat presidential election confirmed to the Nation that she had indeed resumed her job at the UN but with a caveat 25

November 2, 2017 4:38 AM Nasa supporters see Raila as a 'messiah'

In some parts of Nyanza, where thousands hit the streets to block polling in last week's divisive vote, the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta means nothing. "He's our messiah," nods Gordon Ochieng' sitting in the back row of a church in Nyalenda slum in Kisumu. The city was the epicentre of violent opposition protests against last week's deeply divisive 23

November 1, 2017 8:20 PM Liberia's Supreme Court halts election preparation over fraud accusations

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia’s Supreme Court has halted preparations for next week’s presidential run-off vote between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who alleged fraud. The decision casts further doubt on the Oct. 10 poll that losing parties say was marred 2

November 1, 2017 8:24 AM TALES OF COURAGE: Meet the man with a jumbo life mission

If Jim Justus Nyamu’s shoes could talk, they would tell tales from the thousands of kilometres they have traversed all in a bid to save the jumbo. From Marsabit to Voi to Mombasa and now eyeing the United Kingdom, they have seen it all. A trained research scientist, his love for elephants began when his uncle brought home a wildlife magazine when he was just 14. He was fascinated 4

October 31, 2017 3:44 PM No new Miss Tourism this year

Kenya will not have a new Miss Tourism this year due to the prolonged political season that has hampered efforts to hold the annual fete. The reigning Miss Tourism is Wendy Omolo from Homa Bay County who won the pageant on June 2016, and the country was supposed to have a new beauty queen in June this year. The pageant’s national executive director Alice 5

October 31, 2017 2:56 PM Churches want return of Prime Minister post

The National Council of Churches of Kenya wants the creation of positions of Prime Minister and two Deputy Prime Ministers. The move, the council says, will unite the country and end the current political impasse. Speaking during a press conference, NCCK Secretary General, Reverend Canon Peter Karanja called on Parliament to amend the constitution to create 23

October 31, 2017 1:00 PM NASA supporters beat up journalists at Wiper offices [VIDEO]

National Super Alliance supporters have on Tuesday, October 31, roughed Citizen TV journalist Francis Gachuri and threatened him with a beating while an NTV videographer was slapped. The two were rescued by journalists leading to a walk-out from a meeting at the offices of Kalonzo Musyoka’s Wiper party in a show of solidarity support. Zipo.co.ke has learnt 24