Wednesday, 18th May 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

What Kenya’s minimum wage rise means

Kenya's new 12% minimum wage increase comes amid soaring prices. But only a few of the country's poor will end up with more in their pockets at the end of the month.

Related

3 Nov 2021
Kenya's electoral commission aims to enroll 6 million new voters in a mass registration drive. But it's failing dismally to meet this target.
6 Nov 2021
Team Lionesses created in 2019 is stationed near the community land around Amboseli National Park. Members of the all-female rangers unit are selected based on high school level, fitness and an interest in wildlife conservation.
13 Nov 2021
As the yearlong civil war in Ethiopia's Tigray region escalates, Kenya and South Sudan are on high alert.
25 Nov
Kenya is accelerating its vaccine rollout campaign through the end of the year. Kenyans who refuse a shot face sanctions. But the current supply of vaccines is not enough to immunize a population of almost 54 million.
25 Nov
Kenyan police stormed an attempted bank robbery in the western city of Kisumu, with officers spending several hours in a gunfight with the robbers, a senior government official said.
5 Dec
In September, Kenya declared the drought in the country a national disaster. Many users have used social media to show their support, with the hashtag #PrayforKenya. However, many of the images are out context, or just simply out of place. Also, did a movie from 1963 really predict the Omicron variant? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
6 Dec
Some people consider snakes as cursed, which motivates the capture of these reptiles for witchcraft rituals. It has led to the creation of a rescue group that's already making important discoveries with the recovered animals.
8 Jan
A hydroponics greenhouse in Kenya is shaping modern agribusiness in Africa. Techpreneur Charles Oduk hopes to inspire farmers in arid areas all over the continent with his automated farm.
8 Jan
A hydroponics greenhouse in Kenya is shaping the modern agribusiness in Africa. Techpreneur Charles Oduk hopes to inspire farmers in other arid areas with his automated farm.
12 Jan
The outage came after a major electricity pylon belonging to Kenya Power fell over. Kenya Power is the sole energy distributor in the country.
29 Jan
The carcasses of goats and sheep strewn across the scrubland of northern Kenya are testament to the devastation wrought by the once-in-a-generation floods that have hit the region. In just one area of Marsabit County, herders lost around 20,000 goats and sheep last week after the torrential rain, Roba Koto, the top government official in North Horr constituency, said.
16 Feb
The CEO of Kenya Airways Allan Kilavuka gives an update on efforts to turn around the airline's operations, which have been severely constrained by COVID-19 and a financial crisis that predates the pandemic.