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Glass Ceiling: Women Grab More Seats In Boardrooms

The 2021 Kenya Institute of Management Board Diversity and Inclusion Report indicates a significant improvement from 18% in 2015 to 36% in 2021. Indeed, the composition of company boards in Kenya is becoming more diversified as more women take up board roles.

Nikita Kering’ Named Spotify EQUAL Africa Artist for November

"As a young woman, making music has always been more than just vibes. It’s been a blessing. However, having to always keep a third eye open has been a big challenge. Like any other male-dominated field, it’s hard to know if my talent and expertise will be enough to get me to the top,” says Nikita.

Kenya Airways Recruits New Pilots as Strike Enters Day 3

It remains to be seen how quickly Kenya Airways could potentially recruit and onboard new pilots, particularly in the face of a global pilot shortage and its own financial struggles. With the post-Covid bounce back in the aviation sector, demand for pilots is projected to outstrip supply in most regions globally between 2022 and 2024 — and continue to worsen over the next ten years.

Najib Balala Lands New International Job

Founded in 1903, FFI describes itself as the world's oldest international conservation organization. It focuses on the protection of threatened wildlife and habitats around the world. FFI enjoys patronage from the UK Royal Family, with Prince William its current patron.

PepsiCo Deepens Ethiopia Investment With $40 Million Cash Injection 

PepsiCo is finalizing an investment proposal of about US$40 million(ETB 2 billion) to expand its Senselet snacks business in Ethiopia.

University To Honour Co-op Bank CEO For Outstanding Leadership

The Africa International University (AIU) has nominated Co-operative Bank Managing Director and CEO Dr Gideon Muriuki for the conferment of the Doctor of Humane...

Rising Number Of Snail Eating Kenyans Creates Market For Farmers

In Nakuru County, snail rearing is increasingly becoming an economic activity with a number of farmers taking up the business with the help of Kenya Wildlife Service.

Majority CEOs Blame Slow Business On Internal Tech Networks

NTT’s new 2022 Global Network Report surveyed more than 1,300 enterprise networking professionals globally, uncovering a need for network modernization to enable business growth

Capt. Koki Mutungi Inducted Into Aviators Hall of Fame

In 2004, she became the first African woman to qualify to captain a commercial aircraft -the Boeing 737. She would go on to qualify to command the Boeing 767 and, later, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and was promoted by Kenya Airways to Captain of the B787 in 2014.

Uhuru’s Retirement Lifestyle in 1,000-Acre Narok Ranch

Uhuru's vast ranch overlooks the Mara triangle - a wildlife-rich area managed by the non-profit organization The Mara Conservancy. It is typically less visited and crowded compared to the Maasai Mara National Reserve, and is one of the prime viewing locations for the Great Wildebeest Migration.