Nairobi property prices increased by 1.2 percent in the third quarter, according to Sakina Hassanali, the HassConsult head of research and marketing, which was a slower increase than the 4 percent that was posted in the second quarter.
The Energy Manager of the Year is among the 10 categories, and is presented to an individual for outstanding accomplishments in promoting the practices, principles of energy management and development, and for superior service to the Association
Kenya’s sugar consumption has increased by three per cent in the last one year, pushed up by population growth. Statistics from the sugar directorate indicate that consumption stood at 889,233 tonnes in 2015 from 860,084 tonnes the previous year.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates that EAC governments lose over $500 million in tax revenue annually due to the influx of counterfeit and pirated products.
Farmers in Kiambu and Thika will rake in Sh12 billion up from Sh8 billion, while those in region seven that covers Kitale and Nandi will earn Sh2.2 billion up from Sh1.3 in the previous year.
After the 90 days expire, customers will have the option to retain the current bouquet for Sh399 or to upgrade to other packages available such Zuku Classic and Zuku Premium for Sh999 for 72 channels and Sh1399 for 99 channels respectively.
The Sh50 million lease agreement between Trans Mara Sugar Company and Quipbank Trust Limited and Tata Africa Holdings Limited was planned to reduce on post-harvest losses occasioned by delay in delivery of cane to factories.
The future of oil and gas exploration and production in Kenya and the region is very promising. Recent oil and gas discoveries in Kenya and Uganda have made the East African region attractive for companies that offer drilling services.
“Even though it has been a difficult market for investors, Vuna membership and asset growth has been on the increase, a clear demonstration that this product we are offering is what the market needs”, Ms Okinda said.
The bank also reported an increase in the customer base from 9.7 million accounts to 10.7 million accounts during the year. Customer deposits in the Kenya grew by 10 per cent to Sh259 billion up from Sh236.4 billion.
“Mumias managers know well that they are harvesting in our zone and we won’t allow it. They are using goons and police officers to harass our farmers. If they continue with that trend we will also be forced to handle them as they come."
Mr Wandera said this was part of the Britam group’s overall strategy of expanding its general insurance business and widening its foot print in Tanzania, while tapping into the un-insured segments of population.
The passage and effective implementation of the bill would address trading challenges between millers and farmers which are common in the cereal and wider agricultural sector.
The dramatic rise in formal retail space has helped attract new foreign investors in the sector. In mid-May Carrefour, the world’s second-largest retailer, opened its first outlet in Kenya, its first in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Kenya Association of Manufacturers today hosted a site visit to Industrial Area
Kimani has resigned just eight months into the job, saying that while Uchumi was on the right track, it did not offer him an opportunity to grow and that he would be more challenged at Naivas.
In a bid to rev up road construction and cut costs, the Trans Nzoia county government has purchased construction and maintenance equipment worth over Sh500 million.