Names of duty-free maize importers remain unknown as window opens

Nairobi, Feb. 8 -- The Ministry of Agriculture has failed to gazette names of millers and traders who will be allowed to ship in maize as the window for duty-free imports opened on Tuesday. Agricultu... Read More

KTDA, GridX team up for solar plants

Nairobi, Feb. 3 -- Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has partnered with energy firm GridX Duara Holdings for the provision of solar energy as the company turns its focus on green sources of power. ... Read More

Access Bank eyes new acquisition after collapse of Sidian Bank deal

Nairobi, Feb. 3 -- Nigeria's Access Bank says it will look for other buyout opportunities in Kenya and the rest of East Africa after its proposed acquisition of Sidian Bank collapsed after the parties... Read More

Sugar millers locked out of duty free imports window

Nairobi, Feb. 3 -- Sugar millers have been locked out of the multi-billion-shilling duty-free sugar imports window. The move by the Sugar Directorate is based on the 2017 occurrence where millers aba... Read More

Kenyan tea earnings under threat as Egypt, Pakistan run out of forex

Nairobi, Feb. 2 -- Kenya is staring at a possible loss of foreign exchange earnings from tea as Egypt and Pakistan grapple with a serious scarcity of foreign currency in those markets that have seen s... Read More

Farmers to start buying cheaper fertiliser during the current week

Nairobi, Feb. 1 -- Farmers will start buying subsidised fertiliser this week after the government begins distributing it to different counties across the country with the arrival of the first batch of... Read More

Local rice millers protest lockout from duty-free imports window

Nairobi, Jan. 31 -- Local rice millers have protested their lockout from the importation of the commodity under the duty-free window, terming the move as discriminatory. The Agriculture Ministry has ... Read More

Duty-free maize imports call attracts 250 traders

Nairobi, Jan. 30 -- At least 250 traders have applied for import licences to bring in maize under the duty-free window as they seek to cash in on the waiver issued by the government. The document see... Read More

NCPB faces earnings cut as agency picked to buy subsidised fertiliser

Nairobi, Jan. 30 -- Bringing onboard the Kenya National Trading Council (KNTC) as the procuring agency for subsidised fertiliser will hit the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) revenue, which h... Read More

Galana-Kulalu to offer private firms 5,000 acres in February

Nairobi, Jan. 27 -- The Ministry of Water will open up 5,000 acres of the Galana-Kulalu Irrigation Scheme to private companies next month under the private-public partnership (PPP) as the government s... Read More