Kenya: KPA says there is no congestion in the port of Mombasa

Mombasa – The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) announced on Wednesday that only 43 percent of the port’s container storage capacity is occupied. The port, with a shipyard capacity of 35,000 containers or twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), is currently occupied with fewer than 15,000 containers. On Tuesday it was reported that …

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Kenya: Court removes evidence of Anglo leasing that hit the DPP

Nairobi – The High Court stripped several documentary pieces of evidence presented Tuesday in the Anglo leasing scandal and dealt a severe blow to prosecutors. In deleting several documents, the court said the process of obtaining them was not procedural and was not properly served prior to being sent to …

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Kenya reports 130 new Covid cases, 25 deaths

Kenya reported 130 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the country’s number to 250,510. According to the latest figures released by the Ministry of Health, 130 people from a sample size of 4,869 tested positive in the past 24 hours, giving a positivity rate of 2.7 percent. Of the cases, …

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Cement manufacturers escalate the clinker import tax dispute

Bamburi Cement Ltd Trucks collects cement from a silo, a storage facility in the industrial area of ​​Nairobi, on May 24th, 2021. [Stafford Ondego, Standard] A portion of cement manufacturers have reacted sharply to National Cement’s plans to lay off workers at its clinker production facility, claiming the company is …

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Texas Woman’s Tea Launch empowers women farmers in Kenya

Women CEOs create Tea Alliance with a mission New premium organic products also support Houston’s only infant nutrition bank I am delighted with this project for several reasons. The third is the opportunity to work with another highly regarded, women-owned tea company that is just as passionate about the business …

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