Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Mining

Kenya receives $200mn to curb mercury use in mining

The country’s Artisanal and small scale gold miners will benefit from a two billion shillings funding from the global environment facility to minimize the use of mercury in their activities. The move is aimed at...
SGR

SGR project experiences vandalism ahead of state launch

Kenya’s Inspector General (IG) of Police, Joseph Boinnet, is warning of stiff penalties against any case of vandalism found on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) as it amounts to economic sabotage. The IG issued the...
procurement

KPC wants women, youth and disabled to participate in government procurement

“We aim at enhancing awareness, building capacity, increasing transparency and promoting competition for public tenders, says Joe Sang Managing Director Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC). He was Speaking during a sensitization workshop when KPC was training...
SGR

Kenya is marking the beginning of a revolutionized transport sector -SGR

When President Kenyatta takes the inaugural ride aboard the high speed Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) train on May 31, the symbolic journey from Mombasa to Nairobi will usher a new dawn for Kenya and...
Women Empowerment

Gulf African Bank procures business opportunities for women

“We are seeking to increase the number of women vendors’ customers from the current 4.4 percent to 20 percent by the end of this years, says Najma Jabri, Head of the Bank’s Women and...
ALP

Africa Logistics Properties breaks ground for ultra-modern warehousing facility

Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) has begun construction of a Usd60 million logistics and distribution warehousing complex at Tatu Industrial Park in Tatu City. The facility which will offer a total floor space of 50,000 square Kilometres...
ballot papers

IEBC to start procuring ballot boxes

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) can now proceed with evaluation of firms that are seeking to supply ballot papers for the 8 August General Election. The development comes after the High Court lifted...

Kenya’s exports to Europe must be protected-EAC

East Africa community (EAC) heads of states will petition the European Union (EU) for penalising Kenya’s agricultural products exported to Europe. Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni, who was appointed as the new EAC chairman was tasked...
warehouse

Demand for warehousing increases as importers resort to leasing

“Today, the growth of SMEs in Kenya has exploded and contributed to an increase in logistics services such as warehousing,” says Meshack Kipturgo, Siginon Group managing director . He says a number of importers today...
SGR

Kenya to launch the Standard Gauge Railway on May 31

“President Uhuru Kenyatta will officiate the event at the container terminal at the end of May before embarking on a train ride,” State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu. According to Esipisu, the President will make a...
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