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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 63

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 57

October 31, 2017 9:05 PM IEBC allows agents, observers to access servers

The electoral commission has opened its results transmission servers for scrutiny by presidential candidates in the October 26 repeat election. The access was given on Tuesday, just hours after Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati declared President Uhuru Kenyatta president-elect after polling 7,483,895 votes 10

October 31, 2017 2:30 AM Kenyan Election Authority in Disarray a Week Before Repeat Vote

Preparations for Kenya’s presidential election rerun next week are in disarray after a top official of the commission organizing the vote resigned and fled the East African nation and its chairman said his efforts to ensure a credible ballot are being thwarted. Roselyn Akombe quit the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission, citing issues including 13

October 31, 2017 12:01 AM Feds to ban 'blight' of abandoned boats, bring in penalties for owners

Individuals could be fined $300K and spend 6 months in jail; corporations to face maximum $6M fine There will be no more free passes for boat owners who dump dirty, old hulks in Canadian harbours and waterways. Transport Minister Marc Garneau's new Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act, introduced Monday in the House of Commons, would make it illegal 9

October 25, 2017 12:18 PM Presidential aspirant Kavinga Kaluyu lights up social media with mbuzi choma invite to State House

A presidential aspirant is the talk on social media after he invited Kenyans for mbuzi choma at State House if he beats President Uhuru Kenyatta. Speaking to the press outside the Supreme Court, Dr Kavinga Kaluyu exuded confidence that he would march to the house on the hill as the new President. Kaluyu stated that he was going to win the repeat poll tomorrow 6

October 25, 2017 5:12 AM 1,286 police officers mobilized to Nairobi for planned repeat polls

More than 1,200 new police officers have been mobilised to back up security ahead of Thursday's repeat presidential polls. The 1,286 officers have been mobilised from Kiambu, Murang'a, Machakos, Kirinyaga, Embu, Kajiado, Tharaka Nithi and Meru counties. Another group of 1,205 officers will be posted to Nyanza region. They have been mobilised from Narok 12

October 24, 2017 5:26 PM Leonardo to Provide Air Traffic Control Systems to Somalia, Sudan

Leonardo has signed two contracts to provide Air Traffic Control (ATC systems) for Somalia and Sudan, the company announced today at the African Air Show 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The first contract was signed in Montreal with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on behalf of the Federal Government of Somalia. Leonardo, with the support of its local 8

October 21, 2017 9:49 AM Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

Under the controversial scheme private education companies take over the day-to-day running of schools like the Cecelia Dunbar School, about 30 kilometres from Monrovia. On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar School, a bumpy hour’s drive from Liberia’s capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their math’s lesson, seated at individual wooden 29

October 21, 2017 7:46 AM Innovation for climate-smart agriculture key to ending hunger in Kenya

Some parts of Kenya are reeling from the effects of probably the worst drought in the last 20 years. With nearly 3.4 million people food insecure, Kenya’s food security prognosis looks gloomy, with climate change and natural resource depletion set to pose even greater risks in the long term. Rising temperatures and unpredictable rainy seasons could destroy 8