No cash for hiring as MCAs approve Sh3.6 billion to offset debts

The planned hiring of more than 1400 staff at City Hall hangs in the balance after MCAs warned that the ballooning wage bill at the county may not favour absorption of new staff. This emerged as MCAs approved Sh 3.6 billion to help clear debts owed to suppliers and contactors at City Hall. The Supplementary budget also saw Sh 1.3 billion allocated for Ward Development projects that have stalled for the last two years. Nairobi County Assembly Finance and Budget Committee Chairman Robert Mbatia while reading the supplementary budget estimates,…

StarTimes Introduces the first Afro-Brazilian channel – Nina Novelas

StarTimes Media subscribers are set to enjoy enriched programming with the pay-television company set to boost its Telenovela offering following the introduction of the first Afro-Brazilian channel – Nina Novelas. Nina Novelas channel has partnerships with Côte Ouest, the leading distribution leader of content for and from Africa who pioneered the telenovelas having established the largest network of partner producers and is also Globo’s exclusive distributor in Africa who are world’s leading producers of telenovelas with a combined production budget of over $ 400,000. While highlighting this development, StarTimes Regional…