Crackdown Nets Errant Potato Traders

Police in Nyandarua County impounded two Lorries which were ferrying potatoes in outlawed bags contrary to the Crops (Irish Potatoes) Regulations 2019. Confirming the interception, Ndaragwa police chief Nancy Jerobom said that the Lorries one carrying 150 bags and another 160 extended bags were intercepted along Nyeri – Nyahururu highway. “The regulation states that the […]

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Borrowing is essential for reviving economy, says Kimunya

National Assembly Majority Leader Amos Kimunya has supported the government’s increased spending and borrowing, terming it necessary for efficient service delivery. Addressing the 37th Annual Conference by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in Mombasa Tuesday, Kimunya said that so long as the money is spent on providing public services, Kenyans should not […]

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Sh2 billion maritime complex to be commissioned in July 2021

Kenya has inched closer to becoming a world maritime hub following the near completion of its world class Maritime Headquarters in Mombasa. Transport Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS), Wavinya Ndeti, confirmed that the Sh2 billion building will house the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTTC) for Africa region and become a one-stop-shop for Africa maritime affairs. The […]

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House Committee calls for increased budget allocation on agriculture

The National Assembly’s Departmental Committee on Agriculture, has urged the government to increase budget allocation on the agricultural sector so as to help in developing it in the coming financial year. They made the call, as they were analyzing and discussing budget estimates for the sector in the fiscal year 2021/2022. While they commended the […]

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Hotels urged to offer incentives to lure domestic tourists

Tourist establishments in the coastal region have been urged to offer modest hotel rates to attract domestic tourists in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Stakeholders contend that the tourism sector is suffering from the absence of international visitors hence the need to win domestic tourists to keep the sector afloat. The Chief Executive Officer […]

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