Content moderator in Kenya sues Meta over working conditions

 A former moderator working for Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit alleging that poor working conditions for contracted content moderators violate the Kenyan constitution. The petition, also …

Kenya: Uber pushes for arbitration in fares row with drivers

Uber has asked the High Court to refer to arbitration a dispute in which some Kenyan drivers have sued the ride-hailing platform over the reduction of fares by nearly half. …

James Finlay tea: Kenyan workers win right to class action against Scots firm

REPRESENTATIVES of hundreds of Kenyan plantation workers have won a bid to take a multi-million-pound negligence action against a Scottish tea firm. Aberdeen-based tea company James Finlay (Kenya) Ltd, which …

Kenya’s high court issues landmark ruling against Uber

In 2016, 34 plaintiffs filed a suit against Uber Kenya Limited. Their claim? Uber’s group of companies had violated an online contract signed by drivers in Kenya. According to court …

In the midst of the Covid crisis, Kenyan unions are attempting to tackle the climate emergency head on

“After 18 months of lockdowns, closed borders, grounded flights and travel restrictions, the global tourism industry is still reeling from the impact of Covid-19. One of the countries where this …

When Doctors strike: Making Sense of Professional Organizing in Kenya

“Little is known about how the health professions organize in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This is particularly troubling as health worker strikes in LMICs appear to be growing more …

Kenya’s digital taxi drivers seek worker benefits after landmark U.K. ruling

Digital taxi drivers in Kenya are seeking worker benefits following a landmark ruling relating to the treatment of the drivers by companies in the U.K. Following the Supreme Court ruling …

Informality and Social Protection in African Countries: A Forward-looking Assessment of Contributory Schemes

“Globally, 61 percent of the working-age population– 2 billion women and men – are in the informal economy. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), informalemployment represents 86 and 92 percent of men …

Uber made big promises in Kenya. Drivers say it’s ruined their lives.

At first, work as an Uber driver seemed to offer Harrison Munala everything he’d hoped for when he moved from a town in the western part of Kenya to its capital, Nairobi. …

Tesco suspends avocado supply from Kakuzi Kenya on rights concerns

UK retail chain Tesco has suspended the purchase of avocados from multinational Kakuzi and its majority shareholder Camellia Plc, following a class action suit levelling accusations of gross human rights …

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