Betin to close 500 retail outlets, lay off 2,500 workers

Betin to close 500 retail outlets, lay off 2,500 workers

By MAGDALENE WANJAMore by this Author Betting firm Betin last Friday announced that it would be closing down 500 retail outlets, rendering another 2,500 Kenyans jobless. The firm said in a statement that the government’s hard stance left it with no option but to issue its staff with redundancy notices. They will join thousands of […]

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How the 2019 economics Nobel relates to the situation in Kenya

How the 2019 economics Nobel relates to the situation in Kenya

By BRIAN KINYUAMore by this Author Global poverty has been an elusive issue for a long time, with policies on the matter seemingly failing to adequately answer the question of how to end it. And one of the primary reasons why the subject escapes the grasp of many policymakers and economists is the assumption that […]

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KPA, Equity Bank renew rivalry in Africa tourney

KPA, Equity Bank renew rivalry in Africa tourney

By PHILIP ONYANGOMore by this Author Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) women basketball team coach Mike Opel is optimistic of reclaiming Fiba Africa Zone Five Club Championship title in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. KPA, who lost the title to rivals Equity Bank last year, are in Group ‘A’ which also has JKL Dolphine from Uganda and […]

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Morans’ title swoop hands Kenya coach Feeney big selection dilemma

Morans’ title swoop hands Kenya coach Feeney big selection dilemma

By AYUMBA AYODIMore by this Author Kenya Morans’ Safari Sevens victory now presents a big headache for head coach Paul Feeney ahead of selection for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualifiers and 2019/20 World Rugby Sevens Series. Morans, Kenya’s second string side in the tournament, rolled out a tight defence to shock three-time World Rugby Seven […]

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How tea farmers can easily turnaround their fortunes

By FRANCIS WANYANGAMore by this Author The recent exposé by the Daily Nation about the goings-on in the tea sector shows how cartels in the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) have reduced the farmer to a life of servitude while theirs remains in the first lane. With the advantage of this knowledge, farmers should push […]

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