Author: Nairobi Business Monthly Reporter

Mango farmers in Makueni County decry exploitation as middlemen pay peanuts for the commodity only to sell the same at huge profits Lack of a ready market has contributed to the continued exploitation of mango farmers in Makueni County by middlemen, who buy the commodity at low prices, only to sell the same at huge profits elsewhere. The county’s chief officer for agriculture, Japheth Kiminza, speaking at Kwa Kathoka Agricultural Training Centre, during the launch of Faidika, a project which aims at promoting fruit value chain while ensuring market access to fruit farmers, said the farmers are yet to find…

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The Zero Malaria Campaign Coalition under the auspices of the ministry of health’s national malaria control program has launched a new malaria campaign aimed at reducing the number of infections in the country. Dubbed the “Power of EveryONE”, it seeks to give every Kenyan the opportunity to play their part in the national goal for zero malaria and ending the deadly disease for good. The “Zero Malaria Starts With Me” campaign was on Thursday February 15, launched at an event hosted at the Afrika House in Karen Nairobi. The campaign was developed through extensive community engagements and in collaboration with…

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Airtel Kenya has opened a customer care shop in Maralal town, Samburu County as part of its ongoing efforts to improve customer service and enhance accessibility to its products and services. The shop, located at Umbrella Mall, brings to a total of 67 Airtel customer care shops spread across 40 counties within the country. This addition to Airtel Kenya’s service footprint underscores the company’s dedication to meeting the evolving needs of its valued customers. With over 2000 Airtel outlets nationwide, the company is delivering on its commitment to bring services closer to its customers. “We are delighted to open our…

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EPRA has said new petrol and diesel prices for the period between February 15 and March 14, 2024 will drop by Sh1 The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority has reduced the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene prices by Sh1, to align with a drop in the price of world crude oil over the past three months. EPRA said in a statement on Wednesday, February 14, that the new prices are inclusive of 16% Value Added Tax (VAT), which is in line with the provisions of the Finance Act 2023, the Tax Laws (Amendment) Act 2020 and the revised rates…

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The establishments were recognized by Gambero Rosso, an authority in Italian food and wine. At least 10 Italian restaurants in Kenya have been recognised as some of the top eateries in this year’s Italian Wine Road Show organised by Gambero Rosso, an authority in Italian food and wine. They were Liv Vin, La Casa Di Nico, La Terrazza, La Salumeria, La Villa, La Dolce Vita, La Cascina, all located in Nairobi with Casa Mia in Diani, Roberto’s and Visiwa located in Mombasa and Watamu respectively. Establishments such as Pomodoro, Matteo’s, Solo Grano, Mambo Italia, all in Nairobi including Roberto’s and…

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The delay in token generation was experienced on February 10, with KPLC attributing it to a technical hitch that affected both prepaid token generation and postpaid bill systems. Kenya Power (KP) has finally solved a token purchase hitch which affected both prepaid (token generation) and post-paid bill payment systems on February 10. The power distributor said in a notice issued on Tuesday, February 13, that the system is now up and running, and that customers can purchase their tokens through the M-Pesa Paybill number 888880. “Following a recent system disruption that led to delays in the processing and delivery of…

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