Think big, but beyond that, act on the ideas and think long-term. The journey would not be smooth but perseverance is key – Mr. Tony Elumelu who is a billionaire and United Bank of Africa (UBA) chairman. The key message during the session was that Africans should embrace technology and be faithful in transforming the […]
Barclays Bank of Kenya (BBK) is embroiled in a Trademark dispute with ABSA Kenya Limited which is seeking to permanently restrain Barclays from adopting Absa as a trade name following recent changes in the bank’s ownership at the continental level. ABSA Kenya, which was incorporated in 2005, says it reserved the name with the Registrar […]
Absentee leaders are people in leadership roles who are psychologically absent from them. They were promoted into management, and enjoy the privileges and rewards of a leadership role, but avoid meaningful involvement with their teams. Absentee leadership resembles the concept of rent-seeking in economics — taking value out of an organization without putting value in. […]
The Ministry of Lands is seeking public comments on the Sectional Properties Act, 1987. Comments close on 20 April 2018. Comments to the Ministry should be submitted by April 20 2018.
The Ministry of Lands has issued a notice stating that the Nairobi and Central Registries shall be closed between 19 March and 30 March 2018. This is to enable the Ministry complete the digitisation process that shall see land transaction services being offered online via the ecitizen platform. Normal business is expected to resume on […]
Manager work habits e.g. working late or replying emails on weekends whether unintentionally or not, signals to their teams an expectation of similar behaviour and thus obliges the teams or direct reports to respond in kind. This may not be a good thing. Read more on what you should do.
Most employees don’t care about HR, at least not until they have an issue they need to resolve. It’s not that people feel strongly against human resources, it’s just that they don’t see how it contributes to their day-to-day job. The reason human resources teams struggle to stay relevant is that they are wedded to […]
The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 provides for the election of various public officials in a general election held on the second Tuesday of August in every fifth year. The date this year is 8 August 2017. The officials subject to the general election are: the President (and running mate – Deputy President) (Art 136), Governors (Article […]
On 7th April, Safaricom in partnership with KICTANet held a cocktail event at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi to launch the report on the Talk-to-Safaricom online discussions on the KICTANet online platform. The discussions were undertaken over a period of one week and covered areas such as Consumer protection, Competition, Innovation, Infrastructure & Universal Access, Technology […]