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Kenya Anticipates Signing a Trade Cooperation Agreement With The US Within a Year

According to trade minister Moses Kuria, Kenya anticipates concluding negotiations for a trade and investment agreement with the United States by the end of this year and signing the document by April 2024.Kenya is a significant beneficiary of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a preferential trade scheme that will end in 2025, and is one of the United States' top trading partners in Africa.In an interview in London on Wednesday, Kuria said that the agreement would not.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 9th June 2023

Kenya Takes Measures To Revive The Domestic Textile Industry

As part of initiatives to promote the nation's cotton industry, farmers in Kenya will receive free chemicals and training to ensure optimal production, and the government is anticipated to provide sufficient raw materials for the textile industry.The department for industrialization, the agricultural ministry, and Rift Valley Textile East Africa Ltd. will collaborate on the initiative.According to a recent announcement from Kenya, farmers will receive free chemicals and training to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 9th June 2023

Kenya Establishes a Trade Organisation to Promote Packaging Recycling

A business organisation that will promote the recycling of all non-hazardous packaging materials in Kenya was introduced on Friday.In order to hasten the recycling of packaging made of plastic, aluminium and glass, Soipan Tuya, cabinet secretary for the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, and Forestry, told journalists in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, that PAKPRO would give financial subsidies to waste collectors."This organization will help to shift our economy from a linear.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 7th June 2023

Woodworking is a crucial sector for Kenya's economic development

Woodworking industry in Kenya is a vital sector that contributes to the country's economic development and social welfare. Woodworking involves the processing of wood and wood products into various forms of furniture, construction materials, handicrafts, and other items. The industry in Kenya has witnessed remarkable growth and development over the years. With a rich history of traditional craftsmanship and an abundance of natural resources, Kenya's woodworking sector has become.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 7th June 2023

Tanzania's Economic Growth to Rely Strongly On Construction Activities in 2023 & 2024

According to recent research by experts, Tanzania's real GDP growth would increase to 5.7% in 2023, up from a projected 5.4% in 2022. According to the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics' most recent GDP figures, growth in Q322 was 5.2% year on year, up from 4.8% in Q222. The transport and storage industry (which contributed 14.2% to economic growth), agriculture, and mining were key growth drivers. Private-sector investment and a robust infrastructure pipeline will drive.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 7th June 2023

The Tanzanian Government Commits 4.7bn/ - Towards Improving Water Infrastructure

The Tanzanian Government Commits 4.7bn/ - Towards Improving Water Infrastructure In order to conclude more water projects in the region, the government has nearly quadrupled the funding allotted to the Rural Water Sanitation Agency (RUWASA) in Geita region for the 2023–2024 fiscal year. At a gathering of Community Based Water Services Organisations (CBWSOs), Geita District Ruwasa Manager Sande Batakanwa announced that the government had raised the 2.2 billion set aside for.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 7th June 2023

Tanzania and Australia decide to increase trade and investment ties

Tanzania and Australia decided to strengthen their business relations. Mr. Scott Morriss, the Australian Trade Commissioner for Africa, visited Tanzania to promote trade ties and increase Australia's involvement in the mining and energy industries. Mr. Morriss and Dr. Doto Biteko, the minister of minerals, hosted a reception for Australian companies operating in Tanzania that offer mining, machinery, technology, and services. Mr. Morriss praised the government's.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 6th June 2023

Castrol Kenya collaborates with Rubis Energy Kenya to launch a wide range of oil lubricants

Castrol Kanya and RUBiS Energy Kenya have teamed together to bring Castrol oil lubricants to Kenya. The oils are now accessible at approximately 260 RUBiS Energy Kenya stations around Kenya. During the alliance's debut, Ed Savage, Castrol Kenya's Country Manager, stated, "The partnership with RUBiS Energy Kenya is timely as customers seek oil products that are designed to meet their everyday mechanical needs. Castrol will use RUBiS Energy Kenya's nationwide reach to guarantee.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 5th June 2023

Yamaha Motor Co. has begun testing for a last-mile delivery service in Tanzania

Yamaha Motor Co stated today that its group subsidiary CourieMate Co has inked a partnership agreement with Tokyo-based Wassha Co, a startup establishing enterprises in Africa, to commercialise a last-mile delivery service in Tanzania. Based on this arrangement, the two businesses are conducting real-world proof-of-concept (PoC) testing across the nation. CourieMate, a Yamaha Motor Group subsidiary, conducts a last-mile delivery business in Uganda, and as a result of this.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 5th June 2023

Sun King's $130mln Securitisation Deal to Fund Kenya's Off-Grid Solar Sector

Sun King, a provider of solar energy products for off-grid homes in Africa and Asia, has closed the 1st Kenyan-Shilling-denominated securitisation deal, injecting $130 million into the East African nation’s off-grid solar energy sector. The 4 year deal is issued under Sun King’s sustainable financing framework, allowing the company to sell its solar products at affordable instalments.   The transaction will help expedite clean and reliable energy access for Kenyan.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 1st June 2023

Land Set Aside for Construction of Isolation Center for Epidemics Treatment in Tanzania

Tanzanian health authorities have set aside 90 hectares of land for the construction of an isolation centre for epidemics treatment. The government has allocated 8.8 million U.S. dollars in the 2023/2024 financial year for regulating outbreaks of highly infectious diseases.Godwin Mollel, the deputy minister for Health, told parliament that the high-tech isolation centre will be built in the Kagera region that borders Uganda. "We have decided to build the isolation centre in the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 26th May 2023

Tanzania: Gas-Rich to Launch Rare Bid Round.

Tanzania aims to launch its 5th oil and gas licensing round by the end of 2023 in a move designed to revive interest in its largely dormant exploration and production sector. After a blitz of offshore exploration, largely by Shell and Equinor, in the years to 2018, the focus point of the few oil companies that remain in Tanzania has centered on infill wells or improving existing well stock on coastal gas fields such as Mnazi Bay, Songo Songo, and Kiliwani North. The.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 25th May 2023




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