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Benchmark on Formulation of Petroleum Regulatory Authority by Kenya Delegation in Uganda

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU), the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) introduced a Kenya delegation from the Ministry of Petroleum and Mines.The two-day official visit focused on benchmarking and familiarization as the republic of Kenya also follows to the process of setting up a Petroleum Regulatory Authority.The three institutions conducted a series of meetings with the five-man delegation led by Mr. James.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 2nd March 2020

Toyota Kenya to add more car models to local assembly line

Toyota Kenya aims to add new models to their local assembly line. The motor vehicle manufacturer already assembles Land Cruiser pick-up trucks, Toyota Hilux locally and Hino trucks.The Managing Director of Toyota Kenya Limited, Mr Arvinder Reel said that they plan to present the new models from April to June, as they target to make it easier for Kenyans to purchase more first-hand cars. Local assembly makes that possible.Toyota Kenya, which also gathers Yamaha motorcycles, started the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 2nd March 2020

Kenya Medical Supplies Authority In The Process Of Setting Up Regional Distribution Centres

An extra warehouse is likely to be completed by June at Kemsa headquarters in Embakasi, Nairobi, to boost storage. A system is already in place to make sure all commodities are tracked.The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority is in the procedure of setting up regional distribution centres in Kisumu and Mombasa. The facilities should be up and running by the end of March.   The developments follow Kemsa's partnership with Postal Corporation of Kenya to help in the delivery of.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 25th February 2020

The 3rd Ethiopia International Trade Exhibition 2020 at Addis Ababa

The much awaited 3rd edition of Ethiopia International Trade Exhibition 2020 was inaugurated today by H.E. Mr. YohannesDikayehuEba, State Minister, Ministry of Industry, Ethiopia. Held at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM for the public till 26th of February 2020, it is the one place to source new products, services and technology from around the world. Ambassadors, trade delegations and representatives from various countries and ministries.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 3rd March 2020

Food & Agriculture In East Africa Expected To Rise by $1 Trillion By 2030

The AfDB president made a couple of quick highlights to deliberate. The food and agriculture in East Africa expected to rise by $1 trillion by 2030. Africa's population is now at 1.2 billion, which is likely to double by 2.5 billion by 2050.   The continent has 60% of global arable land but has unfortunately become one of the most prospective food importers targeted by jurisdictions that produce food extensively.   The impressive growth outlook for the region, from.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th February 2020

The Highest Monthly Production Record Of Tea Farmers In Kenya

Smallholder tea farmers under the Kenya Tea Development Agency delivered 150.5 million kilos of green leaf in January 2020. The performance, which is the highest ever amount recorded by KTDA-managed factories in a single month, was driven by heavy rains that spilled over from 2019. In the Month of December 2019 amount was 21.8 %, which was higher than what the farmers produced in January 2019. In January amount is 15 percent above the 130 million kilos.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th February 2020

Tanzania Soon To Become A Medical Tourism Destination

President John Magufuli admires gift presented to him by the Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT) during his meeting with doctors and other medical practitioners in Dar es Salaam. He said that the government is investing heavily in modern health equipment and services to save foreign exchange earnings and promote medical tourism. He added that since the government launched kidney transplants at Muhumbili National Hospital as well as modern diagnosis apparatus at Ocean Road.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th February 2020

State Floats Sh12m Tender over Mass Market Gas Plan

The State has introduced the search for suppliers of the six-kilogramme cooking gas cylinders and their accessories.The Petroleum and Mining Ministry said, suppliers of empty cylinders and fittings under the Sh12.2 million tender may be local or international firms which clinch the tender that closes on March 4.In the earlier phase of the gas project, the State seeks to acquire 100,000 new empty 6kg-Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) domestic cylinders fitted with domestic valves, and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th February 2020

ISUZU MOTORS SA TO EXPORT PICK-UP KITS TO AFFILIATE FACILITY IN KENYA

Isuzu Motors South Africa in Port Elizabeth, a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, which, in turn, is a majority shareholder of Isuzu East Africa, has announced that they have started to export Isuzu D-MAX pick-up kits in knocked down (KD) format to an associate manufacturing facility in Kenya.This is the first in a sequence of initiatives that will pursue to drive Isuzu strategy to boost regional trade exchange and develop its total volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa. Since the brand.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th February 2020

Kenya Power signed 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Lamu Farm

Kenya Power has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a Lamu-based wind power company. The wind farm is owned by Baharini Wind Power Company which is backed by Belgium’s Elicio Company and Kenya’s Kenwind Holdings Limited.The initial plan includes setting up 38 wind turbines which will produce 90 megawatt (MW). The wind farm is planned on a 3,206-acre land at Baharini Village, about 40 kilometres from the new Kililana Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th February 2020

Heavy Commercial Power Consumers in Kenya Relieved Due to lesser End-Month Billing

Heavy commercial power consumers in Kenya will have a sigh of relief as their end-month billing is set to be lesse due to manufactures and heavy power consumers will start getting charged less in the power bills after the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) introduced a new class of tariffs.As per the new tariffs, which was gazetted by the regulator earlier, commercial and industrial consumers metered by Kenya Power at 220,000 volts per post-paid billing period will pay.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 17th February 2020

Global Recognition for the Rwandan Sustainable Mobility Providers

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) and Ampersand have been listed among Africa's most promising climate and clean energy inventors lined up for the 2020 Ashden Awards.The Ashden Awards recognize the most exciting climate action solutions being implemented around the world.This year, a total of 44 nominees have been declared, comprising of cities and organisations that are working on the climate crisis with practical actions.Ashden CEO Harriet Lamb said: “We have.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 13th February 2020



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