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...

Kenya’s first-ever manufacturing expo and summit kicks off

By Claire Wanja/Statement  The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives (MoITC), Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and United Nations Industrial Organization (UNIDO) on Wednesday launched the first ever Manufacturing Summit and Expo in the East...
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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...

Manufacturers await enactment of local products quota

By O'Brien Kimani Local manufacturers are yet to benefit from the 40 percent local products quota directive issued by President Uhuru Kenyatta almost two years ago. This has been occasioned by lack of a clear policy...

Chinese shoe manufacturer promises 100,000 jobs to Africa

By Eric Biegon in Guangzhou, China The giant Chinese shoe manufacturer, the Huajian Group, has announced plans to boost its operations in Africa. The company, which has so far invested heavily in Ethiopia, is keen...

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...

Cement manufactures seek to adhere to local content threshold

By Ronald Owili Construction boom driven by the mega projects in the country is breathing a new lease of life to local cement manufactures who have become the main suppliers as contractors seek to adhere...

Kenya Power switches to Kenyan meters and transformers to boost manufacturing

By KBC Reporter Kenya Power spent Sh6.2 billion in purchase of locally manufactured goods in the first quarter of 2016/17 in line with the Buy Kenyan Build Kenya Initiative meant to promote the manufacturing sector. The...

Chandaria to build Ksh5 Billion manufacturing facility at Tatu Industrial Park

By Judith Akolo Chandaria Industries will build a new state-of-the-art tissue paper manufacturing facility at Tatu Industrial Park. Kenya-based Chandaria Industries’ products are a popular choice of everyday life across African homes. It is also the...

TAI+ launches app to link Kenya truckers and cargo shippers directly

TAI+, an Estonian based technology company has launched a mobile App that enables truckers to connect cargo shippers directly in real-time in Kenya. The App will provide cargo stakeholders, with a marketplace that will link customers who are...
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