Safaricom is targeting over one million tourists who visit Kenya annually through the newly launched M-Pesa app.
According to Safaricom Chief Financial Officer and M-Pesa Africa Managing Director Sitoyo Lopokoiyit, the digitization of M-Pesa function into an app will allow foreigners to pair their credit cards
Coffee farmers are now calling on the government to suspend the Capital Markets Authority's (CMA) coffee exchange regulations of 2020 until systems are put in place to allow seamless coffee trading.
According to the Kenya Coffee Producers
Association (CPA), the authority lacks the expertise of the coffee
The government has
allayed concerns that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Housing pillar under the Big 4 Agenda is dead.
Housing Principal Secretary
Charles Hinga said the program is still on course, about 14 months before Kenyatta’s
Over 1,000 housing units are
set to be delivered by December this
The Ministry of Defence
has shortlisted 8 companies to battle it out for a multi-billion shillings tender
to build around 11,000 houses across several barracks.
include local Civil Engineering firm, H. Young East Africa and a three firm
consortium led by Centum that includes Zutari Kenya, Blink
smallholder tea farmers affiliated with the Kenya Tea Development Agency
holdings plc (KTDA) will now own direct shareholding of the company alongside
their respective 54 tea factory companies to cement their ownership and
proprietorship in the organization.
This flows the
resolutions of the KTDA shareholders, at a special
Bread manufacturers will, from now henceforth, be
required to indicate the “Sell by” dates on bread wrappers to show the expiry date
as opposed to the phrase “Best Before”, previously used as provided for in the Competition
This was among orders issued by the Competition Authority
of Kenya (CAK)
Labour and Social Protection Cabinet Secretary Simon Chelugui has
challenged the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) to embrace digital
avenues in dispensing its mandate.
speaking in Nairobi during the launch of the 2021 April series of the NITA
trade test assessment, Chelugui noted that the future of work is digital.
am aware that the
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has destroyed goods worth Ksh.1 billion in its strongest move yet in the campaign against illicit trade and tax evasion on excisable goods.
Among the products destroyed were 379,760 bottles of
spirits, 60 drums of raw spirit, 35,615 bottles of beer, 11,000
The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) BBI on Thursday received a clean
bill of health following the National Assembly's overwhelming vote to
Legislators, who had been fiercely debating the BBI bill since last
Wednesday, burnt the midnight oil to dispense the Bill.
During the second reading, 235 members voted for the bill
The European Union (EU) is set to launch a
program that will drive the competitiveness of Kenya's horticultural exports in
the EU market.
Speaking during a virtual status meeting on the NExT initiative, the EU Deputy Head of Delegation to Kenya, Katrin Hagemann, reiterated the EU's commitment