State opens window for sugar barons to import 100,200 metric tonnes

Nairobi, Aug. 7 -- The State has locked out public and private sugar millers from importing sugar in what is likely to hand well-connected sugar barons a new window to mint billions. The Ministry of ... Read More

London Distillers hit with Sh332m tax bill

Nairobi, Aug. 4 -- The Kenya Revenue Authority has hit alcohol manufacturer London Distillers Kenya (LDK) with a Sh332 million tax bill that the Treasury had waived during the regime of retired Presid... Read More

Data commissioner pokes holes in Bill on ethnicity

Nairobi, Aug. 1 -- The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) has rejected a section of a Bill which seeks to compel parastatals, public entities, and constitutional commissions to collate ... Read More

House team backs proposal to pay village elders

Nairobi, July 25 -- The Parliamentary Budget and Appropriations Committee (BAC) has supported a Bill on paying village elders allowances amounting to Sh4.6 billion annually. The committee has cleared... Read More

Bill details how carbon credit billions will be shared

Nairobi, July 25 -- A parliamentary committee has backed a Bill on the regulation of the generation and sharing of carbon credit billions. The National Assembly's Budget and Appropriations Committee ... Read More

MPs urge part-time commissions service to tame growing wage bill

Nairobi, July 20 -- Members of Parliament (MPs) are proposing to have all constitutional commissions and independent offices' office holders serve on a part-time basis. The National Assembly's Financ... Read More

State finds buyer for Sh15bn stake in Portland Cement

Nairobi, July 14 -- The government has found a deep-pocketed buyer for a 30 percent stake in East African Portland Cement Company (EAPCC) for Sh15 billion in a deal that is likely to trigger a fresh f... Read More

MPs approve Kenya's first fully fledged virtual university

Nairobi, July 10 -- MPs have approved the establishment of the first virtual university in Kenya, promising a low-cost alternative to traditional higher education for Kenyan students. The university,... Read More

Company boss drags KRA into condemned sugar theft row

Nairobi, July 7 -- A director of a company at the centre of the disappearance of condemned sugar from a Thika go-down in May turned the heat on the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), accusing the taxman o... Read More

New office of food safety controller to be set up

Nairobi, July 7 -- Public food safety institutions will be required to file annual status reports if MPs approve a Bill seeking to establish the office of the food safety controller. The government-b... Read More