Mombasa Tea Auction given one-month to automate systems

The Nairobi Coffee Exchange and other private auctions will be licensed to auction Kenyan tea in the next one month if the Mombasa tea auction does not establish an electronic trading platform.  Agriculture Cabinet Secretary...

KRA publishes list of new excise duty rates

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has published a list of new excise duty rates following the recent adjustments. Through a public notice, KRA informed manufacturers and importers of excisable goods that, the rates of excise duty...
Farmers, KTDA differ on proposed tea regulations

Governors condemned for rejecting new tea regulations

Tea Lobby groups have strongly condemned Council of Governors move to reject the new tea regulations recently released for implementation, saying that governors have no role to play in the reforms. Led by their chairman...
fruits, food

Food systems damaging health and planet, new report

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition Tuesday announced the launch of its new report, Future Food Systems: For people, our planet, and prosperity. The report, produced by an independent international team...
horticulture

Kenya’s economy expected to rebound with improved export performance

Kenya’s economy is expected to rebound in the last quarter of 2020 on the back of increased export of horticultural products, fruits, and tea to key markets. This is a marked improvement, especially of...
mobile phones - Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics - KNBS says computers, laptops and smartphones were the most imported items as many Kenyans resulted in working from home to flatten the Covid-19 curve since Kenya reported its first case in March.

KNBS: Demand for tech gadgets spikes

Kenyans imported telecommunications goods worth Ksh 8 billion in the four months to July this year.  Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics says computers, laptops and smartphones were the most imported items as...

Kenya’s exports to South Sudan triples in first quarter, KEPROBA

Kenya’s exports to South Sudan in the first quarter of the year have grown three folds to stand at Kshs 9.07 billion compared to the same period last year, data from Kenya Exports Promotion...

KenGen Board recommends dividend payout of Ksh 1.65B

The Board of the Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has recommended dividend payout of Ksh 1.65 billion for its shareholders for the year ended June 30th, 2019. While releasing the company’s audited results for...

Railway revival to boost counties economy says Kimemia

Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia has applauded the commencement of the long awaited rehabilitation of the 78 kilometers railway line connecting Gilgil–Nyahururu town noting it was a major boost to the economy of the region. According...
Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)

New CMA rules to ease entry on securities exchange

The Capital Markets Authority plans to publish the new Public Offers Listing and Disclosures Regulations in June in a bid to unlock additional entries on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.  CMA says the team made up...
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