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Unregistered accountants face big fines and jail terms

Thousands of people working as accountants without the required professional registration now face hefty fines and jail terms following the coming into force of a new law regulating the practice. According to the Business Daily News, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) says the law, which is intended to rid the industry […]

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House girl kills her employer and a baby

Reported by the Standard Newspaper, Elizabeth Achieng, 26, and her three-month-old son Leon Benedict Okoth lie lifeless side by side on a cold slab at the Star Hospital Mortuary in Kisumu. The infant’s head is twisted, facing his mother’s head. A moment of madness and rage by a once trusted, knife wielding nanny called time […]

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KQ sets tough terms for hire of contract workers

Kenya Airways has set tough employment conditions for contract workers who have been seeking to be hired directly by the national carrier. The airline this week distributed forms to the workers requiring them to sign up allowing Kenya Airways to begin digging into their backgrounds. The consent forms, seen by Saturday Nation, will see KQ […]

Youths employments and background checks

Why many companies are unable to offer employment

According to the Standard Digital, there are hundreds of thousands of young graduates who wake up every day, arm themselves with an academic certificate and faint hope that things will be different. After spending hundreds of shillings in a cyber café sending their resumes to different employers and keeping an eye on their email for, […]