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The government is currently coming up with guidelines to be followed after it lifts a temporary ban on second-hand clothes (Mitumba) and shoes, giving hope to Kenyan traders and casual workers. Industrialization and Trade Cabinet Secretary Betty Maina has already given the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) the go-ahead to […]

The military led Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) has overseen expenditure worth Sh3.8 billion in less than three months. The Junta whose financial use calculates to Sh42 million per day has engaged in various works including rehabilitation of streets, garbage collection, and demolitions at night to pave way for improvements of […]

Officials of the Mitumba Association have urged the Ministry of Trade, Industrialization and Enterprise Development to lift the ban on second-hand clothing imposed in early March by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) to save two million and an additional 19 million who trade and purchase mitumba items respectively. This […]

Selfish Kenyan legislators have rejected the National Treasury’s proposal to allocate Sh1.5 billion to purchase Covid-19 testing kits and chemical reagents, holding back coronavirus testing in the country which may lead a possible public health crisis. The same Members of Parliament had earlier voted to ring-fence its annual budget from […]

Applying for a paybill number has become much simpler since the process became digitized. Among Safaricom’s popular products, are short term paybill numbers. They can be used to fundraise for weddings, funerals, school fees, medical appeals or for any charity events. Short term paybill numbers are essential for the period […]

Retail giant Tusker Mattresses Limited trading under the name Tuskys has been put under watch by the Kenyan Government after suppliers complain to the government that they have not been paid their debts. Last week, suppliers wrote to the Ministry of Industrialization and the competition authority to intervene and force […]

A push for an early handover of the operations of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) appears set to stall as Kenya Railways and Afristar, the Chinese company appointed to run the project, are not reading from the same script with the Kenya Railways Corporation. Afristar which was formed in May […]