Construction of Konza technology institute to commence next year

Construction of Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology at the Konza Technopolis City is expected to commence next year. Konza Technopolis Development Authority Chief Executive Office John Tanui says operations of the 10 billion...

Ban on GM technology, biggest obstacle to food security, scientists say

The government should embrace the use of biotechnology in order to boost food security. According to scientists, the ban of Genetically Modified (GM) technology imposed in the country in 2012 has been the biggest obstacle...

Underwriters urged to leverage on technology to curb fraud

Kenyan underwriters should embrace ICT to boost efficiency and reduce cases of fraud. According to the latest annual insurance industry report by the Association of Kenya Insurers, integrated IT systems could help reduce loses...

National Oil inks deal for SupaGas reticulation

National Oil Corporation of Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CFAO Kenya Limited (a Toyota Tshusho Group Company) and National Housing Corporation (NHC) to implement LPG reticulation for NHC residential units. The...

Electricity tax rebates for manufacturers to be backdated

Electricity tax rebates for manufacturers would be backdated to June this year following the amendment to the Income Tax Act. All manufacturers will qualify for a 20 percent tax cut on their electricity bill...

Gov’t allocates Ksh2.3bn to establish sexed semen production technology

The government has allocated 2.3 billion shillings to the Kenya Animal Genetic Resource Centre to establish a sexed semen production technology as part of efforts to improve livestock breeds. The Center’s board chairman Dr....

Govt promoting use of technology in agriculture to boost food production

The government is promoting the use of technology in agriculture in order to boost the country's food security. ICT Principal Secretary Dr. Jerome Ochieng says the government is putting in place conducive policies and...
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Adoption of new technologies to grow dairy industry

Githunguri Dairy Assistant General Manager Fredrick Mureithi says an increase in the number of milk processors, devolution and adoption of new technologies have helped stabilize the supply of dairy products in Kenya. Data from...
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Govt repositions technology for economic growth

Deputy President William Ruto has said the Government has repositioned technology as a driver of the country’s economic growth. The Deputy President said technology is a prime enabler of sustainable competitiveness, with the power to elevate...

Uhuru assures manufacturers of 30pc electricity cost reduction

President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured manufacturers that the government is in the process of rolling out a 30 percent electricity cost reduction plan to be implemented through a rebate system. President Kenyatta further announced that...
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