Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Blue Economy – Opportunities

Issues and problems bring with them challenges and opportunities and the Blue Economy offers a suite of opportunities for sustainable, clean, equitable blue growth in both traditional and emerging sectors. The opportunities that the Blue...

India’s GST Tax overhaul ‘reshaping logistics sector’

The shift to a unified national tax (GST) has set off a wave of change in India’s notoriously inefficient logistics sector as companies alter the way they store, move and account for goods, according...

India’s solar-powered makeover trains

The next time you travel by train your coach is likely to be powered by the Solar Panels for supplying power to the Lights, fans, Air Conditioners, charging points etc. India has launched solar-powered trains...

KPC’s empathy to Thange oil spill victims

KPC Foundation of Kenya Pipeline Company(KPC) paid tuition fees for 227 needy students from the Thange oil spill area as part of the company’s corporate social investment program. KPC Foundation manager Bernice Lemedeket said that...

Isiolo International Airport to boost exports

Isiolo International Airport is scheduled to start late this year because the runway pavements are being worked on due to poor drainage. The move is now awaiting a greenlight from the Kenya Civil Association Authority...

Ketraco transmission infrastructure projects In Isiolo and Garissa

Ketraco plans to put up an additional 7,000 km of electricity transmission lines in five years. This will enable reduction on over-reliance on diesel-generated power in areas that are not covered by the national...

Kuehne + Nagel expands its leading position in Perishables Logistics by acquiring two companies

With the acquisition of CFI, Commodity Forwarders Inc., the leading airfreight forwarder of perishables products in the USA, and Trillvane Ltd, one of the largest perishables specialists in Kenya, Kuehne + Nagel expands its...

Ethiopia is the world’s fastest-growing economy in 2017- World Bank Report

Ethiopia is the fastest-growing economy in 2017, according to the World Bank’s latest edition of Global Economic Prospects. Ethiopia’s GDP is forecast to grow by 8.3% in 2017. By contrast, global growth is projected to...

SGR Train to reach Kisumu County

The phase 2B of the ongoing SGR construction is taking shape after Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) submitted an environmental impact assessment report to National Environment Management Authority (Nema). The 255km-line will form the third phase...

Warehousing titbits

A warehouse is a place used for the storage or accumulation of goods. The function of storage can be carried out successful with the help of warehouses used for storing the goods. Functions of Warehousing: ...

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