Minimum Wage Serious Business, Not for Scoring Political Points – FKE

[Capital FM] Nairobi -As President Uhuru Kenyatta made known on Wednesday that the, “cares,” for workers and would “press,” the private sector to award them a pay rise during the May 1 labour fete – much to the delight of the Central Organisation of Tr…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -As President Uhuru Kenyatta made known on Wednesday that the, "cares," for workers and would "press," the private sector to award them a pay rise during the May 1 labour fete - much to the delight of the Central Organisation of Trade Unions - the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) has made clear that it will not be succumbing to political pressure from a government seeking to win favour with the masses ahead of the August General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mobile Health Scheme M-Tiba Reaches Half a Million Kenyans in Six Months

[Capital FM] Nairobi -M-TIBA has registered 500,000 users on the mobile health platform six months after launch, with an average of 4,000 people signing up every day.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -M-TIBA has registered 500,000 users on the mobile health platform six months after launch, with an average of 4,000 people signing up every day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NRM’s Watongola Reclaims Kamuli Municipality Seat

[Observer] Rehema Watongola has reclaimed the Kamuli municipality parliamentary seat after beating four other candidates including Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag-bearer, Proscovia Salaamu Musumba.

[Observer] Rehema Watongola has reclaimed the Kamuli municipality parliamentary seat after beating four other candidates including Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag-bearer, Proscovia Salaamu Musumba.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Spends Sh5mn Monthly to Repatriate Illegal Immigrants

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya spends between Sh4mn and Sh5mn monthly to repatriate illegal immigrants, according to Director of Immigration Major General (Rtd) Gordon Kihalangwa.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya spends between Sh4mn and Sh5mn monthly to repatriate illegal immigrants, according to Director of Immigration Major General (Rtd) Gordon Kihalangwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Busitema University Students Strike Over Lack of Water

[Monitor] Soroti -Students of Busitema University, Arapai campus, on Wednesday locked their dean and his colleagues out of office and damaged property worth millions of shillings as they went on strike.

[Monitor] Soroti -Students of Busitema University, Arapai campus, on Wednesday locked their dean and his colleagues out of office and damaged property worth millions of shillings as they went on strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Vows to Eradicate Militants as He Offers Peace Talks

[VOA] Somali’s president vowed Wednesday that his administration will eradicate the terrorist militant group al-Shabab across Somalia within two years, and he offered its leaders peace talks.

[VOA] Somali's president vowed Wednesday that his administration will eradicate the terrorist militant group al-Shabab across Somalia within two years, and he offered its leaders peace talks.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Laws Punish Human Trafficking Victims, Not Perpetrators – AG

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Loopholes in the criminal justice system in Kenya and the globe are to blame for the increasing cases of human trafficking and organized crime, Attorney General Githu Muigai has said.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Loopholes in the criminal justice system in Kenya and the globe are to blame for the increasing cases of human trafficking and organized crime, Attorney General Githu Muigai has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya