Examining the cracks in my house

“How Tullow hurt me” – Cheptoo’s Story as close to verbatim as possible (translated) “A few years ago, my neighbours and I were called to a meeting by the chief to meet with an oil company called Tullow. At the meeting, we were told that the oil company thought that there was oil under our …

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#ApostADay: Taking up the Challenge and leading ladies.

At work, I have some ladies who I often refer to as “my ladies”. In the early days of the Open Institute’s life, we were very male and undiverse. As we grew, we made a decision to strengthen our gender diversity by prefering to employ qualified, smart women in every new hire. Not affirmative action …

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Stepping up my game: getting skills for the 21st Century

In a bid for self-improvement, I am now adding a new skill to my reserve of basic skills: video editing. As the world continues to globalise and become more competitive, professionals need more and more skills to survive. When my career started out, I was way ahead of folk because I could not only use Microsoft …

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