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Sugar Reforms On Course, Government Assures

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 15:49

Kenya has affirmed its commitment towards solving the sugar menace, saying it is almost completing outstanding sectoral reforms which will make sugar production competitive. Addressing a Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) workshop held in Nairobi today, Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Eng. Karanja Kibicho said that they are on ...

Farmers Asked Not To Uproot Their Cane Over Non Payment Of Dues

Monday, March 31, 2014 9:22

Sugarcane  farmers  from  Nzoia sugar belt have been asked not to up root their cane for non payment of their deliveries to Nzoia sugar factory. Speaking  on  Saturday at  Kituni in Webuye during the burial of the late mzee Patrick Wanabule, the chairman of  Nzoia out growers company,  Joash  Wamang’oli assured ...

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Sony MD Blames Delayed Payment On Illegal Sugar Importation

Thursday, March 27, 2014 9:33

The  Sony  Sugar acting MD, Jane  Pamela has blamed of illegal importation of sugar in the country for the delayed farmers payment. Ms.  Pamela said that the miller owes farmers Shs. 400million due to illegal sugar imports fuelled by laxity in security organs and weak government policies. Pamela said that the company ...

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State Faulted Over Privatization Plans

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 16:32

Orange  Democratic  Movement (ODM) leaders from Nyanza region have faulted the government over the planned privatization of five sugar factories in the area. The leaders said that there were reading mischief in the move, accusing the Jubilee government of a ‘plot’ to seize factories and ‘sale’ them to specific private investors. Speaking ...

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Cane Growers Challenge National Office

Thursday, January 30, 2014 15:11

Kenya  Sugarcane  Growers Association (KESGA) national office has been asked to implement reforms that could transform the livelihood of farmers by preparing them adequately ahead of the COMESA safeguard measures coming to an end. KESGA Muhoroni Branch Secretary, Michael Sidigu took a swipe at the national officials for playing political games ...

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Kenya: Risk Of Influenza A H7N9 Virus

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 16:31

The  possibility of the rapid spread of a poultry disease to Kenya known as Influenza A H7N9 virus is imminent after it was confirmed in China. Frequent movement of people and services due to the ongoing construction works of roads in the country and service sectors coupled with porous ken borders, ...

Sugar Company’s Privatization Is Now Long Overdue

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 14:46

The  Government has finally confirmed its plans to privatize five sugar milling  factories  in the country this year, although the exact date  for the sale of  the plants is yet  to be  announced. The  program  to sell shares in  Chemelil, Nzoia, Sony, Miwani and Muhoroni to the public would have been ...

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Kenya: Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs Adviced

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 8:43

Small and Medium scale Entrepreneurs (SMEs) in Baringo County have been urged to take advantage of the East African Community and COMESA markets  to grow their businesses and develop the economy of the county. While addressing 107 participants in an Export Awareness seminar at the Government Training Institute (GTI) Kabarnet, the ...

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