Zain Africa to outsource, lays off 141 in Kenya

Monday March 30 2009

Zain Africa CEO Chris Gabriel (right) and Zain Kenya managing director Rene Meza at a press conference. The mobile phone company announced the reduction by 20 per cent of its employees in a bid to cut costs. The move comes in the face of the current global financial crisis. Photo/PHOEBE OKALL

Zain Africa CEO Chris Gabriel (right) and Zain Kenya managing director Rene Meza at a press conference. The mobile phone company announced the reduction by 20 per cent of its employees in a bid to cut costs. The move comes in the face of the current global financial crisis. Photo/PHOEBE OKALL 

By REUTERS