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Kenya Red Cross is hiring two Regional Grants Officers

Kenya Red Cross is hiring two Regional Grants Officers Reporting to the Regional Programs Coordinator, the Grants Officer will be responsible for coordination and management of all financial aspects of the GF program in the Region by operationalizing program grants management systems to ensure there is full compliance with contract obligations …

KenGen is now looking for a company secretary

KenGen is now  looking for a company secretary Reporting to the Managing Director & CEO, the Company Secretary & Legal Affairs Director will provide Board secretarial services and will be the principal legal counsel to KenGen who provides legal advice and ensures legal compliance with regard to KenGen‘s operations, management …

Kenya Red Cross is looking for a regional monitoring and evaluation officer

Kenya Red Cross is looking for a regional monitoring and evaluation officer. Reporting to the Regional Programme Coordinator, the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for providing operational support for all M&E activities in the GF programme in the Region. S/he will lead M&E capacity building for the …

The World Bank is hiring an associate lawyer.

The Associate Counsel will assist the Senior Counsel(s) in providing legal services to project teams and the Country Management Unit. In this context, the Associate Counsel, under the supervision of the Senior Counsel, will: Draft and negotiate agreements (e.g., Loan, Financing and Grant Agreements, Guarantee Agreements, and Project Agreements); Prepare …

The hidden baggage of the IMF loan

The government paid Sh273 million in interest for the standby loan to the International Monetary Fund by June last year. According to CBK this was almost double the Sh138 million in interest payment for the loan that has never been disbursed. In February 2015 after Kenya’s entry into the commercial …

Effects of the American government shutdown

22/01/2018 RE: General Notice Due to a lapse in U.S. Government appropriations and in accordance with an instruction from Washington, the American Resource Center at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi is closed until further notice. We appreciate your understanding. US Embassy American Center Nairobi

Why we should care about Global Inequality

When betting is a business activity and petty crime is rampant enough to require setting up an ‘anti-mugging’ unit then the level of poverty is telling. The Kenyan capital is already crawling with uniformed police since the tense election last year but will now require clandestine anti-mugging unit ‘disguised as …

Paralympian Samuel Muchai runs away with the sports personality award

Paralympian Samuel Muchai beat stiff competition to run away with the 2017 sports personality of the year award – SOYA. Here is the full list of the 2017 winners. Sports Personality of the Year: 1. Samuel Muchai (Paralympics) Sportsman of the Year: 1. Conseslus Kipruto (Athletics) 2. Elijah Manangoi (Athletics) 3. Geoffrey …