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POLITICS

Atwoli Accuses Kericho MP's Of Allegedly Receiving Gifts of Luxury Houses From Tea Companies

Indefatigable COTU boss Francis Atwoli has caused a storm in Kericho county politics after he implicated area leaders to the grievances affecting locals who largely depend on multinational tea companies for survival. While speaking in Kericho town during an Azimio coalition campaign rally, Atwoli claimed that the area member of parliament who should be advocating for the rights of workers in the tea industry have been reduced to instruments of manipulation by multinationals leaving residents in a defenceless situation for years.

  1 month ago ago
Atwoli Accuses Kericho MP's Of Allegedly Receiving Gifts of Luxury Houses From Tea Companies

EDUCATION

Best Performing School In Kericho County.

Moi Tea Girls has been showing great performance over the past years.The school was established in 1996 by the Kenya Tea growers association.This girls school was started as a very small institution which was later expanded. Moi tea is situated within the James Finlay tea factory in Belgut constituency.It is an extra county public boarding secondary school.It has gone from being an ordinary school to a giant competing school in national examination.

  9 months ago ago
Best Performing School In Kericho County.

SOCIETY

Woman Who Went Missing Found Dead And Body Buried

Sombre mood engulfed Kiptenden village in Bomet County after the body of a woman who went missing three weeks ago was found dead.According to the source, Emmy Chemutai was an employer at James Finlay.

  1 year ago ago
Woman Who Went Missing Found Dead And Body Buried

EDUCATION

James Finlay's company full scholarship program

From Taach FM radio James Finlay's company is among the largest tea companies in Kericho county with the highest number of employees ,the company is known to support the livelihood of the community living around it by buying their tea and offering them loans. James Finlay's company is well known for its yearly scholarship program which targets students from low class family and who did well in their KCSE exams

  1 year ago ago
James Finlay's company full scholarship program

ECONOMY-FINANCE

James Finlay Managing Director Speaks After The Company Sold Kericho Flowers Farms

James Finlay Kenya recently sold its Kericho-based flower farm to Black Tulip Group of Companies. According to James Finlay Managing Director Mr. Simeon Hutchinson, the firm was now fully concentrating on the tea and coffee businesses. James Finlay recently released the renown Lemotit Flower Farm in Londiani, Kipkelion East Sub-County that produces roses and cut flowers for markets in the United Kingdom (UK) and other European countries.

  10 months ago ago
James Finlay Managing Director Speaks After The Company Sold Kericho Flowers Farms

EDUCATION

Highlands High School, Currently Moi Girls High School, Eldoret in 1963

The segregation of races in Eldoret not only involved Africans, but Afrikaners, Indians and British as well. The British took their children to Highland School, (now Moi Girls High School), the Afrikaners to Hill School and the Indians to Union school. The Africans were left to fight for positions in mission schools like Kapsabet in Nandi County, Kabartonjo in Naringo County and Kapsowar in Elgeyo Marakwet county. The same thing happened in Kipsigis of chepalungu were given positions in Kaboson, Tenwek,Bible

  1 year ago ago
Highlands High School, Currently Moi Girls High School, Eldoret in 1963

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2000 Tea Pluckers To Be Redundant As Atwoli Signs 12% Salary Increament CBA

COTU Secretary-General Francis Atwoli on Monday signed a Collective Bargain Agreement (CBA) between factory owners and the Kenya Plantation and Agricultural Workers Union (KPAWU). COTU Secretary-General Francis Atwoli during the signing of the CBA. Factory owners agreed to a salary increase of 12 percent for the more than 30,000 unionized tea pluckers in Bomet, Nandi, Nyamira, Kericho and Limuru.

  9 months ago ago
2000 Tea Pluckers To Be Redundant As Atwoli Signs 12% Salary Increament CBA

FOOD

The Beauty of Kericho County

Kericho county is a county in Kenya of code 035 formed in 2013.Its neighboring Baringo county.It has 6 constituencies : Ainamoi, Belgut,Bureti, Kipkelion East and West, and lastly Sigowet-sion constituencies.

  1 year ago ago
The Beauty of Kericho County

CAREER-JOBS

Over 900 Workers Risk Job Loss as James Finlay Firm Exits Flower Business

Over 900 workers are set to be rendered jobless in the next semi annum as James Finlay Company announces closure to its flower business. A week ago, the form announced having already sold out its Lemotit flower farm in Kipkelion East to Black Tulip company which also deals with flowers.

  11 months ago ago
Over 900 Workers Risk Job Loss as James Finlay Firm Exits Flower Business

SOCIETY

Fire Incidence In Kabianga Boys High School

The rampant burning of school properties has risen in various counties in Kenya. Property of unknown value has been destroyed after an inferno burnt down a dormitory at Kabianga Boys High School in Belgut. According to the report by those who witnessed the incidence they have said that the fire began when the students were in classrooms for their evening classes last night. What a tragedy! And a bad thing to happen in this school of Kabianga Boys High School. This information has gotten many in a surprise. The

  1 year ago ago
Fire Incidence In Kabianga Boys High School

SOCIETY

Tragic:A Dormitory In Kabianga Boys Was On Fire Yesterday Evening.

One of the dormitories in Kabianga boys high school was on fire yesterday evening. Kabianga boys is in Kericho County,Belgut sub-county. Longonot dormitory was on fire when students were in for their preps and so according to the information given no casualties but property of unknown value was destroyed. According to eye witnesses the fire was on when students were in for their evening preps. Students raised an alarm when they noticed a cloud of smoke billowing from their dormitory. The alarm raised by students

  1 year ago ago
Tragic:A Dormitory In Kabianga Boys Was On Fire Yesterday Evening.

SOCIETY

Profound Kericho MCA Warns James Finlay Firm Against Mounting Roadblocks on Public Roads

Kapsoit Ward Member of County Assembly (MCA) Hon. Paul Chirchir alias'Tarimbo' has asked James Finlay Kenya Tea Company to desist from mounting roadblocks on public roads in Kericho County. This follows a series of complaints from the public on the prevailing situation. Through his Facebook page, the incumbent Kapsoit MCA wrote, "James Finlay Kenya has got no powers to mount any roadblocks on public roads.

  1 year ago ago
Profound Kericho MCA Warns James Finlay Firm Against Mounting Roadblocks on Public Roads