Fake Handshake? Kenyans Taunt Odinga on Miguna’s Airport Drama

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on Twitter have been taunting Nasa leader Raila Odinga over his unity handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta, which they claim brought no relief Miguna Miguna’s troubles.

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on Twitter have been taunting Nasa leader Raila Odinga over his unity handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta, which they claim brought no relief Miguna Miguna's troubles.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nema Invites More Views on Runda Hotel Plan

[Nation] The environmental watchdog has once again invited residents’ views over a planned Sh1 billion four-star hotel and luxury sites in the plush Runda estate, Nairobi.

[Nation] The environmental watchdog has once again invited residents' views over a planned Sh1 billion four-star hotel and luxury sites in the plush Runda estate, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari Lagos Visit – Police Storm Bar Association Office Over Planned Protest

[Premium Times] Dozens of armed police officers have laid siege at the secretariat of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association over the body’s decision to stage a protest on Thursday.

[Premium Times] Dozens of armed police officers have laid siege at the secretariat of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association over the body's decision to stage a protest on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

KCM Outsources Labour From 5 Foreign Companies

Mine Unions have been caught pants down after Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) went ahead to outsource labour without concluding disputes with the Unions. KCM Vice President Human Capital Management Chimango Chikwanda has said KCM has outsourced about five foreign contractors … Continued

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Mine Unions have been caught pants down after Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) went ahead to outsource labour without concluding disputes with the Unions. KCM Vice President Human Capital Management Chimango Chikwanda has said KCM has outsourced about five foreign contractors and about 200 workers have already been seconded without the knowledge of Mine Unions. She said the KCM intends to second over 1,000 miners to the outsourced contractors admissible that the disputes with the mine unions was still at large. “We have so far seconded about 200 workers to the outsourced contractors despite all this all these workers are still under Konkola Copper Mines so there should be no fears” Ms Chikwanda said. She said the some of the outsourced contractors have already arrived at the mines and are undertaking various mining expertise. Ms Chikwanda named that outsourced contractors as Reliant and Minopex both of South Africa, MMS China, Scalmont of South America and CMC of Italy. However, mine unions have expressed ignorance over the decisions taken by Konkola Copper Mines on the matter. Mineworkers Union of Zambia Joseph Chewe said the Unions were not aware that such a move went ahead. The post KCM Outsources Labour From 5 Foreign Companies appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Police to Start Raiding Abuja Homes for Illegal Firearms

[Premium Times] The police in Abuja on Wednesday notified Abuja residents in possession of unauthorised arms and ammunition to immediate surrender the them before it is too late.

[Premium Times] The police in Abuja on Wednesday notified Abuja residents in possession of unauthorised arms and ammunition to immediate surrender the them before it is too late.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State House Director Cheers Police Attack on Journalists at JKIA

[Nairobi News] State House Director of Digital Communications Dennis Itumbi on Monday night endorsed police attack on journalists covering the return of Miguna Miguna at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

[Nairobi News] State House Director of Digital Communications Dennis Itumbi on Monday night endorsed police attack on journalists covering the return of Miguna Miguna at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

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Sniffing Out Poachers in the Mara to Save Animals

[Nation] At the Maasai Mara Game Reserve’s Oloololo Gate, Garvey, a Labrador must sniff at all the vehicles entering and leaving the conservancy. By this simple act, the dog has helped reduce poaching at the reserve. Recently, it successfully detected …

[Nation] At the Maasai Mara Game Reserve's Oloololo Gate, Garvey, a Labrador must sniff at all the vehicles entering and leaving the conservancy. By this simple act, the dog has helped reduce poaching at the reserve. Recently, it successfully detected gun cartridges that had been used to kill an elephant in Nyakweri Forest, leading to the recovery of a bundle of ivory. It also helped identify cartridges in two separate robberies in the vicinity of the Trans Mara conservancy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya