Kevin Mwando

December 14, 2016

University students threaten to strike over GMO ban

University students are opting out of biotechnology courses due to fears they might not get internship and jobs after graduation due to the ongoing ban on […]
December 14, 2016

Jammeh risks sanctions, UN envoy says

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will be “strongly sanctioned” if he tries to stay in power, the UN’s regional envoy, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, has said. Mr Ibn […]
December 14, 2016

Trump's One China comments 'risk Taiwan peace'

Beijing has warned the incoming US administration that any attempt to challenge the “One China” policy could affect peace in the Taiwan Strait. Interference may also […]
December 14, 2016

Uber, SpaceX/Tesla, and PepsiCo execs join Trump business council

Elon Musk, the chairman and chief executive of SpaceX and Tesla as well as Uber Technologies CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick and PepsiCo Chairman and CEO […]
December 14, 2016

Chelsea’s Oscar set for Sh7.6bn move to China

Brazilian international midfielder Oscar is to become the latest big name to move to China in a Sh7.6bn (£60 million) transfer from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG, […]
December 14, 2016

British Airways crew vote for Heathrow strike

British Airways cabin crew have voted overwhelmingly for strikes in a dispute over pay, the Unite union says. More than 2,000 workers were balloted about the […]
December 14, 2016

Treasury lines up Sh500m for Uchumi bailout

The Treasury has lined up a Sh500 million cash bailout for ailing supermarket chain Uchumi, in yet another government-backed rescue plan for the retailer. Uchumi’s proposed […]
December 14, 2016

Nurses union calls off strike

Nurses’ union officials have called off their national strike after governors signed to recognise their Collective Bargaining Agreement, a decision that has earned the caregivers of […]
December 14, 2016

Cost of petrol drops marginally by 47 cents

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has reduced the price of super petrol but increased those of diesel and kerosene, in its latest review to be applied […]