Kenya is losing over Ksh 800B annually due purchase of counterfeits

Kenya is losing over Ksh 800B annually due purchase of counterfeits

Kenya’s manufacturing sector is losing over Ksh 800 billion annually from the purchase of counterfeits and other illicit forms of trade. Trade, Industry and Enterprise Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Lawrence Karanja, is concerned that corrupt...
Government to Buy Locally Manufactured Hospital Beds

Uhuru orders purchase of 500 hospital beds from local innovators

Two young innovators behind locally manufactured hospital beds have a reason to smile after the National Government ordered 500 of their beds to boost bed capacity in public hospitals currently under pressure from COVID-19-related...

Kenya and UK agree to scale up ties

President Uhuru Kenyatta held talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson focused on scaling up the robust ties between Kenya and the UK. At the meeting held Tuesday at the PM's office on No.10 Downing...

Busia residents urged to buy locally manufactured goods

The Principal Secretary for Industrialization, Dr. Francis Owino, has urged residents of Busia County to buy locally manufactured goods with a view to promoting local industries. Speaking during the launch of Teso North Constituency...

Robust engagement between Kenya, UK expected at London investment summit

The stage is set for robust engagement between Kenyan and UK business people during the forthcoming UK-Africa Investment Summit, the Kenyan High Commissioner to the UK Ambassador Manoah Esipisu has said.   Briefing the press in...

Kenya to use embryo transfer technology to improve breeds

The national government has received a grant from the Polish government to establish a livestock Embryo Transfer (ET) facility in the country. The facility, to be equipped with state of the art technology will help...

Magoha underscores the need for technology integration in education

The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Prof. George Magoha has underscored the need for continuous professional development of well-trained teachers for educational institutions in Africa. He said well trained teachers are the ones to build...
Small holder farmers to benefit from off-grid technologies

Small holder farmers to benefit from off-grid technologies

Investing in new off-grid and mini-grid technologies to extend energy access across Africa will be instrumental in helping smallholder farmers to meet rising food demand, according to a new report. Africa accounts for just six...

Manufacturers association calls on govt to widen tax bracket

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) is calling on the government to widen the tax bracket to relief them from heavy taxation.  The Associations CEO Phyllis Wakiaga says the manufacturing sector is currently experiencing a...

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...
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