Karanja Kabage, Chairman, Federation of Kenya Employers
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Company Description: The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) is the premier employer's organization in Kenya, established in 1959 under the Trade Unions Act Cap 233, to represent the...   more
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Education

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • MBA , Business Administration
    the United States International University
  • Diploma
    Kenya School of Law
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Afrexim Bank -News & Events - News
www.afreximbank.com, 12 Sept 2009 [cached]
Last year, the informal sector employed 6,407,200 up from 5,992,800 in 2004, a growth of 6.9 percent or 414,400 new jobs, said FKE chairman, Mr. Karanja Kabage.
But in the modern wage employment, only 44,000 new jobs were created last year, Kabage said yesterday in Nairobi at the start of a two-day workshop on entrepreneurship and business development.
In the Economic Recovery Strategy (ERS), the Government set a goal of 500,000 new jobs every year, where 88 percent would come from the small and micro enterprises.
However, Kabage challenged the Government, saying that achieving economic recovery, “the immediate need of the country is to stimulate and sustain the growth of micro and, small and medium-sized enterprisesâ€.
One way of achieving the goal was to, Kabage added, reduce the cost of doing business, thus supporting and nurturing entrepreneurship and creating jobs.
He said it was entrepreneurship propping the informal sector, otherwise known as jua kali.
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Kabage faulted vocational and technical training, saying there were no curricula targeting business start-ups, survival and growth.
Mr. Karanja ...
www.firstre.com, 5 Feb 2014 [cached]
Mr. Karanja Kabage
Mr. Kabage is the Group Chairman of Pacific Insurance Brokers (EA) Ltd and First Reinsurance Brokers Ltd (FirstRe). He has been in the Insurance Industry for over thirty years where he has held key positions in the industry related Associations. Mr. Kabage was Chairman - Association of Insurance Brokers of Kenya (AIBK) for an unprecedented four (4) years period prior to which he served as Secretary of Insurance Institute of Kenya (IIK) for two years. Until November 2007, Mr. Kabage had served in the Chairmanship capacities of three key private sectors; Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE), Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and Kenya Business Council (KBC). Currently he is serving as Commissioner with Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) which is responsible for Electricity, Petroleum and Renewable energy. Mr. Kabage holds a BSc and an MBA in Business Administration from the United States International University (USIU) and Bachelor of Laws - LLB (Hons) and Master of Laws - LLM degree from the University of Nairobi (UoN). He holds a Diploma from the Kenya School of Law (KSL) and is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He is also a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), East African Law Society (EALS), International Bar Association (IBA) and Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA). In his LLM degree he specialized in International Trade and Investment Law with special emphasis on International Maritime Law. He is a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).
firstre team
www.firstre.com, 2 July 2008 [cached]
GROUP CHAIRMAN, KARANJA KABAGE (MBA, LLM,MCIArb) ADVOCATE OF THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA
Mr. Kabage, is the Group Chairman of K&M Group of Companies namely, Kabage & Mwirigi Insurance Brokers Ltd (K&M), First Reinsurance Brokers Ltd (First Re), Kabage & Mwirigi Insurance Brokers (Tanzania) Ltd (K&M (T)).He holds a BSC and an MBA in Business Administration from the United States International University and Bachelor of Laws - LLB (Hons) and Master of Laws - LLM degrees from the University of Nairobi.He holds a Diploma from the Kenya School of Law and is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.He is also a member of the Law Society of Kenya, East African Law Society, International Bar Association (IBA) and Commonwealth Laws Association (CLA).Mr Kabage has been in the Insurance Industry for over thirty-five years and has held key positions in the industry Associations and related bodies in which he is still serving at various policy making levels.Mr. Kabage was a chairman of AIBK for an unprecedented four (4) years.In his LLM-degree he specialized in International Trade and Investment with special emphasis on International Commercial Arbitration and International Maritime Law.He is a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCI Arb.)
Headlines | Kibaki promises to act on insecurity
www.eastandard.net, 14 Feb 2007 [cached]
FKE chairman, Mr Karanja Kabage, said debate by Parliament of the five key Labour Bills should be hastened.
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These bills include: Labour Relations Bill, International Employment Bill, the Workers Injury and Compensation Safety Bill and the Health Bill, which the Cabinet has approved for submission to Parliament.
Kabage also challenged the Government to help build a positive image for the country.
"We do not understand the obsession with Kibera," said Kabage.
o Karanja Kabage, CEO ...
www.aganoconsulting.com, 14 Aug 2007 [cached]
o Karanja Kabage, CEO Pacific Insurance Brokers and Chairman , Kenya Business Council
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Karanja Kabage, Chairman, Federation of Kenya Employers and Chairman , Kenya Business Council
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