Saturday, December 14, 2019
Smoking with your boss

Smoking Cigarettes With Your Boss Could Get You Promoted

According to a paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research of India, male smokers who share a cigarette break with their bosses are likely to get promotions at work
Free Maternity In Kenya

State’s Free Maternity Healthcare Is Falling Short On Its Mandate – Report

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), reimburses only Ksh5,000 for every delivery, whether normal or by cesarean sections in levels four and five public health facilities
Business Lessons for SMEs

6 Business Lessons SMEs Can Borrow From Centonomy Founder Waceke Nduati

, Waceke Nduati, the Founder of Centonomy which is a Financial Literacy Institution that teaches individuals about the management of their Personal Finances
FGM Practises

Payoff Those Women Living Off FGM to End The Vice – Rachel Shebesh

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines FGM as all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injuries to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.
Absentee father

Court denies Absentee Father Share in Daughter’s Bride Price

The issue of dowry refund was raised in his submission and, as a consequence, the same must fail,” read the court ruling.
NHIF, capitation contract

NHIF Terminates Capitation Contract With National Spinal Injury Referral Hospital

A capitated contract is said to be a healthcare plan that allows payment of a flat fee for each patient it covers. In a capitated contract, a managed care organization pays a fixed amount
Foreign language institutions in Kenya

Top 10 Best Schools to Learn Foreign Languages From in Kenya

Language learning is said to help develop strong cognitive skills, such as a better concept formation, mental flexibility, multitasking, listening skills and problem-solving
License Cannabis

Kenyans File Petition Seeking Licensing of Cannabis Cultivation

Since the enactment of the Narcotic and Psychotropic substances Act, no regulations have been made for licensing of a licit use of cannabis and that the absence of the licensing board
what Nairobians Love about December

5 Things Nairobians Love About December Holiday

Forget the excitement that comes with Chrismas, Boxing Day and New Year, there is a lot that happens in between that makes Nairobians love for December.
Kenya Roads Board Amendment Bill

President Uhuru Signs Kenya Roads Board Amendment Bill 2019, Sets Limits on Rural Roads

Kenyan roads still suffer from poor infrastructure, floods, and heavy traffic. The government allocates funds for the development of the transport network to facilitate...
Philip Ogola Digital Strategist

We Are a Bullying Nation Online – Philip Ogola

Social activism has become a thing in protecting those who are bullied online but just how practical can these initiatives go in ensuring that culprits
Mali, Safaricom's Savings Product

Safaricom’s New Product Mali may or May Not be Available to All Customers

"Mali is such one innovation that is in the early testing phase and still subject to ongoing engagement with relevant regulators for approval
madaraka express nairobi suswa

Kenya Railways Ceases Commuter Services in CBD Station Over Floods

Due to flooding at various sections of our corridor, we are unable to provide commuter services between our CBD station and commuter destination for safety reasons
Schengen Visa fees increase

Kenyans among Non-EU Travelers set to Pay Higher Schengen Visa Fees

“The Schengen visa fees are set to increase by 33.3 percent from Euros 60 to 80 when a new regulation comes into force in February. However, travelers will still not be allowed to file an application later
UK patient with Monkey pos

UK Patient Contracts Monkeypox and Folks Can’t Keep It Together

World Health Organisation terms the condition as similar to human smallpox and although it is much milder, it can be fatal.
Importers forced to use SGR Cargo

KRA Ordered To Lift Directive Forcing Importers To Use SGR Cargo System

Representatives from Kenya Revenue Authority and Kenya Ports Authority were put under oath to commit to the particular order and swear that the directive