Bata Africa President calls on govt to protect local shoe manufacturers

Bata Africa President calls on govt to protect local shoe manufacturers

Bata Africa President Alberto Errico has called on the government to protect local shoe manufacturers from cheap shoe imports that are eating into local shoe companies’ profits. Errico added that local manufacturers support production value...
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Manufacturers face loses over plastic bag ban

Plastic bag manufacturers are faced with the enormous task of dealing with losses that run into millions of shillings as the ban on plastics takes effect on Monday. This is further compounded by the...

Stakeholders partner to boost manufacturing SMEs in East Africa

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have launched a project seeking to promote manufacturing SMEs in East Africa by scaling up their business operations. The project, dubbed Creating...
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KRA arraigns 3 liquor manufacturers for tax evasion

By Beth Nyaga The Kenya Revenue Authority has arraigned three liquor manufacturers before court for tax evasion.  The three; Robert Kibira- Director Tihan Limited, James Gichana Mbuthia- Director Cryan Limited and George Ng'ang'a Thairu Director Kedsta Investment...

ICJ Kenya to host Annual Jurists Conference on technology

The Kenyan Section of International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) will host the Annual Jurists Conference (AJC) in Kwale County from Thursday to Saturday this week.  The conference themed, “Technology, Development and the Rule of...

Govt to offer new incentives to manufacturers, says President Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the government has offered new incentives to manufacturers in order to encourage them produce cheaper but quality goods. He said the country is in competition with other nations and needs...

New technology and gender stereotyping

Technology has greatly impacted in our lives either positively or negatively. Without it, there would be no development in the world. However, while human development cannot occur without technological innovation and diffusion, it has distorted...
Mars Inc. supports President's Kenyatta manufacturing agenda

Mars Inc. shows support toward President Kenyatta’s manufacturing agenda

Victoria Mars, board member and immediate former Chairperson of Mars, Incorporated who recently visited Kenya, met President Uhuru Kenyatta and expressed support for the government’s Big Four Pillars for inclusive growth which includes manufacturing. Mars...

Manufacturer´s association urges SMEs to adopt green energy

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers is urging Small and Medium Enterprises to adopt green energy solutions to ease their cost of power and improve efficiency in production. Speaking during stakeholders meeting on energy efficiency,...
KMA certifies first locally manufactured luxury boat

KMA certifies first locally manufactured luxury boat

The Kenya Maritime Authority-KMA has inspected and certified the first locally manufactured luxury boat in Mombasa County. The 42-foot long and five-meter wide boat, built by Mark Jennings assisted by local technicians and craftsmen that...
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