Wednesday, December 13, 2017

State banks on farmers in plan to boost nutrition

Farmers have been asked to produce food that is nutritious as the government seeks to improve nutrition, especially among children, across the country. The Agriculture...

Is this the end for Nakumatt Uganda?

Nakumatt Uganda Ltd has secured a High Court order that enables it to start liquidation after an attempt to liquidate administratively by deregistering with...

Farmers earn Sh2bn for maize delivered to depots

The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has bought more than 500,000 bags of maize estimated at Sh2 billion to replenish the Strategic Grain...

Vodacom keeps ‘please call me’ inventor waiting

South African telecom giant Vodacom is yet to pay the inventor of its ‘Please Call Me’ service over a year after the country’s Constitutional Court...

Insurers embrace innovation to survive technological disruptions

The insurance industry is undergoing a paradigm shift as emerging technologies redefine how a range of services are delivered. To ride out the storm of...

Alarm on milk with high levels of bacteria

The Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) has raised concern over unsafe milk sold by dairy farmers that contain high residues of drugs such as antibiotics,...

Nakumatt debt crisis avoidable, say experts

The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) is calling for information sharing between companies to avert business risks. The chamber’s Nairobi chapter said...

County politics now threaten to dim Vision 2030

Kenya’s Vision 2030 is facing serious headwinds. The team in charge of the ambitious long-term plan that got its feet during President Mwai Kibaki’s...

Hard times for firms as orders and exports come under threat

Orders from Kenyan factories continue to face increasing threat from cheaper products from Asia and import substitution in key regional countries, putting into question...

Taxman sets date to auction dozens of uncleared cars

The taxman is set to auction dozens of vehicles at its Mombasa warehouse over what traders attributed to slow business following extended electioneering. In a...