Manufacturers call for review of electricity incentives

Manufacturers call for review of electricity incentives

Manufacturers say they are not benefitting from the half price electricity tariff introduced last December targeting large businesses and manufacturers who operate through the night due to a precondition that beneficiaries scale up production. Kenya...

Manufacturing sector to get more budgetary allocation

Growing the contribution of the Manufacturing sector to the GDP from the current 8 percent to 15 percent by 2022 is one of the key targets by the government. The 2018/2019 budget has prioritized...

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...
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...

Ksh 90m ginnery to boost cotton manufacturing in Coastal Region

Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade & Cooperatives Adan Mohamed has launched the first cotton ginnery worth Ksh 90 Million at Kinondo village in Kwale County. The ginnery  will be constructed by Base Titanium Limited through...

Tharaka Nithi County gov’t revokes liquor manufacturing licenses

The County Government of Tharaka Nithi has revoked all liquor manufacturing licenses issued by the County administration. Tharaka Nithi Governor Muthomi Njuki says the drastic action was necessitated by an upsurge of fake liquor...

Kenya Power, KAM partner to lower manufacturers’ energy costs

Kenya Power has renewed its commitment to partner with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) to carry out regular energy audits among manufacturers to maximise production efficiency. The move is meant to encourage growth of...
Kenya Power assures manufacturers of adequate power supply

Kenya Power assures manufacturers of adequate power supply

Kenya Power is keen on enhancing service delivery to large power consumers in a bid to promote the manufacturing sector and encourage a 24-hour economy. The company will do this by forging a close working...
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...

Manufacturers partner to promote digitization of business processes

Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has partnered with Safaricom Limited and British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT Kenya) to promote sustainable economic growth through digitization of business processes. Speaking during the forum, KAM Vice Chair, Mr....
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