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For How Long Will Atwoli Succeed Himself at COTU?

COTU, working at the whims of Atwoli, is understood to have voided affiliation requests of five unions and in effect elbowing them out of the polls. Aside from KNUN, other unions whose affiliation were reportedly blocked by COTU include Kenya National Union of Domestic Workers, Kenya Concrete Ceramic Tiles Interior Design Workers Union, Public Transport Workers Union, Rift Valley Workers Union and Kenya Union of Secondary Non-Teaching Staff. The feeling from inside COTU is that these unions would bring in some noise and jostling, which is really being missed but which would unsettle the status quo and present alternative leadership.

Lewa Marathon Goes Virtual for Second Year Running

However, these projects now face their greatest challenge to date - mounting a recovery plan in the face of social and economic crises. The pandemic’s harsh legacy will continue for many years to come. With a third wave of the virus now crashing its way through the continent, communities are even more vulnerable than ever before.

Naivas Takes Over Former Tuskys Nakuru Space for 71st Store

The firm has opened several branches over the past year, boosted by Ksh6 billion raised from the sale of 30% stake to a group of investors including PE firm Amethis and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Kenyans Take On Safaricom as Latest Blunders Spark Confusion

Several customers of the telco have reported troubles with internet access, Bonga Points (Loyalty reward scheme), USSD codes and airtime top-ups on Monday, April 26. With the company having long established itself as a beacon of reliability, the disruptions have raised several questions.

End of an Era? Loan Apps in Kenya Face Closure Over...

In one of the biggest changes proposed in the bill, meant to curb the high interest rates offered by the apps - CBK will be required to determine minimum liquidity and capital adequacy requirements for digital credit providers, similar to regulations for operating a bank.

Law Firms Partner To Tap Emerging Legal Opportunities

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) has established a partnership with Nairobi-based boutique corporate law firm, Kieti Advocates LLP. The new firm will officially be known...

StarTimes To Broadcast UEFA Euro 2020

Euro 2020 Broadcast Rights: Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has secured broadcast rights to the UEFA Euro 2020 giving the broadcaster transmission rights across...

Carl Tundo Wins Equator Rally ‘Driving Like a Granny’

On his very first outing with the Minti Motorsports VW Polo R5, the five-time Safari Rally winner thrived through wet conditions as he led the Kenya round of the continental series from start to finish. Tundo’s prowess in the wet and slippery roads of Leg One’s Soysambu section in Naivasha on Sunday earned him a massive 12:08.6 minutes margin victory over compatriot Tejveer Rai (VW Polo R5) Jas Mangat completed the podium position in the dash in a time of 03:03:32.1. South African Guy Botterill (Toyota Etios R5) was time-barred at service while lying third.

Stimulating Organisational Growth With Knowledge Management Enablers

 Knowledge generation can be defined as the process by which the firm obtains knowledge, either from outside the company or generated internally. If organisations implement knowledge management practices successfully, they are able to perform intelligently to sustain their competitive advantage by developing their knowledge assets. The information technology boom has caused organizations to realize the shift from the resource economy of controlling land, labour and capital to the knowledge economy of creating business value through the utilization of intangible knowledge.

Toyota Urban Cruiser Model Launched in Kenya

Toyota Kenya Managing Director, Arvinder Reel said the SUV is packed with the latest technology designed for customers looking for comfort, durability and reliability. “Toyota Kenya has always operated on the premise of giving our customers the best. And we as continue growing our small car segment offering, we continue introducing new and innovative products that offer value for money and will see more Kenyans drive brand-new vehicles,” said Mr Reel.