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....

Government prioritizes to grow manufacturing sector 2018/2019 FY

The government plans to grow the manufacturing sector during the 2018/2019 financial year by bringing in two global tea processors, establishment of phone, laptop, and TV assembly plants, training and setting up of 5,000...

NEMA warns against manufacturing of plastic bags

One person has been arrested in connection with the illegal manufacturing of the banned plastic bags in Mlolongo, Machakos County. The National Environmental Management Authority believes that several companies have been flouting the ban on...
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Economists want State to spend more on agriculture, manufacturing

Economists want the government to increase budgetary allocations for agriculture and manufacturing to anchor realization of two agendas of the government’s Big Four Plan. They also argue that past budgetary allocations have not been commensurate...
Paint manufacturers

Paint manufacturers directed to lower lead levels

Paint manufacturers will be required to lower lead levels in their products after the government gazetted standards for paints being sold locally as it seeks to stop the sale of products with high lead...

Manufacturers call for a local content law

Increase in counterfeited goods and intellectual property theft has threatened to derail Kenya’s plans to grow the manufacturing sector to the gross domestic product from the current nine to 15 percent output in five...

Animal feeds manufacturers to import yellow maize duty free

Local animal feeds manufacturers will continue to import yellow maize duty free until next year as the government moves in to cushion farmers from the rising prices of animal feeds.   Livestock director in the ministry...
plastics ban

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...

Gov’t to address challenges in manufacturing sector

By Judith Akolo Relocation of companies to Uganda and Tanzania coupled with direct importation of goods from source markets has seen Kenyan exports to the two countries reduce. Kenya Association of Manufacturers CEO Phyllis Wakiaga blames...

Women urge gov’t for manufacturing industry participation boost

By Regina Manyara Women entrepreneurs are urging the government to draft favorable policies that will boost participation of women in the manufacturing industry. Youth and Gender Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki says this will ensure women...
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