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10,000 Kenyan Bartenders to Receive World Class Training at New Diageo...

With bars' operating hours in Kenya restricted due to Covid-19 restrictions, many bartenders have been engaged in other activities even as others grapple with unemployment and wage cuts. It is expected that the program will offer them an opportunity to use the time on their hands to upgrade their skills to world-class standards, placing them in a good position to bounce back from the shocks of the pandemic.

17,000 Jobs on Offer as Counties, EU Roll Out AgriBiz Program

The county governments and Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at accelerating the engagement of women and youth in agribusiness activities. Women and youth self help groups were called to apply after-which their portfolios are to be vetted.

Nairobi’s Next Governor? Sakaja Throws Hat in the Ring for 2022

Sakaja who is born and raised in Nairobi requested residents to give him the opportunity to serve them in the position of governor. He stated that he would implement great changes in the city that would create opportunities to eliminate urban poverty rampant in many estates of Nairobi.

Safaricom, EABL & BAT: Why Investors Are Snapping up These 3...

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has previously flagged as a big risk the dominance of five companies at the bourse, including Safaricom, as a big risk due to their influence on key market indicators. The performance of a handful of firms essentially determines the performance of the market, creating a problem for investors looking to measure the true performance of the bourse.

Babu Owino’s Testimony During Jalang’o Interview Sparks Outrage [VIDEO]

Babu's interview rubbed a section of Kenyans the wrong way, with some accusing him of misusing political power and attempting to clean up his image as they demanded justice for Felix Orinda alias DJ Evolve.

Higher Taxes Pile on Kenyans’ 2021 Woes as Govt Plots Ksh3...

Taxpayers are expected to dig deeper into their pockets to fund the exchequer.

TSC Advertises 1,000 Vacancies for Teachers

Teachers were urged to apply for the roles online as manual applications will not be considered.

Media on the Spot as Jane Mugo Responds to Critics

A section of Kenyans couldn't hide their disappointment, questioning the journalistic standards and ethical implications of the documentary.

Matiang’i Declares Dusk to Dawn Curfew After 10 Killed in Kapedo

This followed clashes involving members of the Pokot and Turkana communities, bandits and security forces in Kapedo.

Biden Hits South Africa With Travel Ban Over Covid-19 Variant

The South African variant, known as 501Y.V2, is reportedly 50 per cent more transmissible than earlier variants which swept across the globe.