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Dock Workers

Dock Workers Union Wrangle Over Which Coalition To Support

Three Dock Workers union members have been suspended, Mr Simon Sang the secretary general of the union suspended Mr. Mohamed Sheria, the chairman and two others for declining to support William Ruto. He was accused of joining KNUT secretary general Wilson Sossion in a signing a memorandum of...

Central Bank Of Kenya Set To Abolish 14% Interest Cap On Loans

  The Central Bank Of Kenya governor Patrick Njoroge has announced that the regulator is set to abolish the 14% interest on loans. He said that the interests caps had a problematic effect on the economy and the general banking sector. The regulator said they wanted to go back to...

Milestone: Doctors Union Registers CBA At Labour Court

Doctors on Monday officially registered a signed CBA between the union and the county governments. Three of the 47 counties were however not registered as they lacked letters from the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC). "With the registration, this document then becomes binding. A CBA has timelines and a...

Governor Sonko Plan To Decongest The City Not Political

Governor Sonko has said that the move to decongest the city not to be political and has castigated both sides of the political divide against politicising the move. According to the new governor,his long term plan is decongesting the CBD so as to facilitate the construction of underground...

Nakumatt and Tuskys Supermarkets Sign Merger Deal

Leading Retailer Nakumatt, that has been faced with financial woes in the recent past has signed a deal with competitor Tuskys Supermarket to all the retailer to access the suppliers through Tuskys supermarket's good will and value chain. The retailer had been facing a financial crisis and had...

Taxify Hikes Fares After Consultations With Partners, Drivers

Taxify has hiked its fares setting the base fare at Sh75, Sh30 per kilometer and Sh4 per minute. The transportation company has also set the minimum fare at Sh220 from the previous Sh200 as price wars intensify in Kenya’s ride-sharing sector. The taxi-hailing company has said that the...
matatu ban

1,000 Traffic Marshals To Oversee Matatu Ban From CBD – Governor Sonko

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko will hire 1,000 traffic marshals to superintend the matatu ban from the Central Business District (CBD) that starts on Wednesday, 20 September. "In the spirit of inclusion and participation, my administration will be employing over 1,000 Traffic Marshals in the next few months. This is...

New Plan To Remove Matatus And Curb Traffic Congestion In Nairobi CBD

Matatus will not be allowed in the CBD  as from Wednesday 22,In a  notice sent from the county gazette notice that will bar all matatus  from accessing the the CBD. Acting county secretary Leboo Ole Morintat said the move will see the Matatu s drop off passenger at...

NHIF Suspends Funds For Diagnostic Tests In Some Private Hospitals

The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) has suspended claims on diagnostic tests at hundreds of small and medium sized health facilities. They have accused the hospital on making claims on procedures they do not provide and has advised the general public to instead go to reputable private hospitals...

Kenyans Set To Dig Deeper Into Their Pockets As Fuel Prices Go Up

Fuel costs are set to go up according to the Energy Regulatory commission.The increase will roll out from September 15 and run up until October 14. The prices are a consequence of the average landed price of the Super Petrol increasing from Ksh. 521.70 to Ksh,560.40 which is...