Ethiopia’s next poll could be more competitive. But big challenges remain

Ethiopia’s party system is extremely volatile. Political parties are weak and fragmented. And the elections will take place amid the upheaval in Tigray, one of the country’s 10 federal regions.

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Can employers require workers to take the Covid-19 vaccine? 6 questions answered

Given the broad set of rights that the law gives employers in order to promote health and safety, in some cases it is possible for an organization to go even further and terminate employment if a worker refuses vaccination and there is no reasonable way to provide an accommodation.

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80 Percent of GCC Consumers are Willing to Live More Sustainably, Says New Boston Consulting Group Report

Despite the high willingness of an increasing number of consumers to live more sustainably, the challenge is to translate these climate concerns into action.

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Top 25 Most Powerful Women in C-Suite Impacting Business

On safe environment for work, Annastacia Kimtai advises all women to speak up to be heard, with raised voices and be emotionally intelligent. She encourages women to support and empower one another, in addition to inculcating moral courage and integrity at the workplace at all times.

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Top 25 Most Powerful Women in C-Suite Impacting Business

Caroline Ndungu is a dynamic leader adept in managing accounts, collaborating with stakeholders, negotiating with vendors, and assuring service excellence. She is an expert in business development, portfolio management, budgeting and auditing, and document management.

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Top 25 Most Powerful Women in C-Suite Impacting Business

Prof. Margaret Kobia was appointed to Cabinet in January 2018 to serve in the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender. Widely referred to as “the guru of public service”, she provides policy direction and leadership to the Ministry’s mandate that includes public service reforms, transformation and service delivery; and gender equality and women empowerment programming.

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Top 25 Most Powerful Women in C-Suite Impacting Business

Edith Chumba's banking style is underpinned on her passion for service excellence and has anchored most of the business decisions on customer feedback. The bank is committed to building a service culture that is focused on addressing client needs.

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Selection criteria for Top 25 Most Powerful Women in C-Suite Impacting Business

The selection panel poured through hundreds of literature and websites looking for the individuals with the full package: first in was humility and empathy, then communication strategies, followed by charisma, passion, personality and culture fit, all important and high-ranking desirable traits normally needed to back up a proven career and human relations track record.

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