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March 2nd, 2021

Kenya News

DOEN Foundation Grants Horizon Essential Oils USD $145K

Along with discouraging deforestation, the company promotes reforestation and planting initiatives around Mount Kenya, with 261,000 oil-bearing trees planted to date.

KAM Hosts 16th Energy Management Awards Luncheon

Kenya Association of Manufacturers recognized over 20 organizations that have proved their prowess in energy efficiency and conservation at the 16th Annual Energy Management Awards (EMA) Gala Dinner held on 30th October 2020.

Farmers in Eastern Kenya Bag 62% of Tea Earnings

Tea farmers in the East of Rift Valley comprising Murang’a, Embu, Meru and Kirinyaga counties continue to outperform those of their counterparts in western Kenya with reported increase in earnings.

Coca-Cola Launches Home Delivery Service For Soda

Coca-Cola, a leading maker of soft drinks has launched a service to deliver its products to consumers’ homes through DialACoke, a platform developed by the company.

Bidco Africa Sets up Futuristic Electricity Infrastructure

Bidco Africa has partnered with Schneider Electric, provider of energy and automated digital solutions, to install a smart electrification solution at its latest production site at Industrial Park in Ruiru-Kiambu County.

Big Square Now in Rupa’s Mall Eldoret

Big Square, a fast-food retail chain, opened its twelfth branch in Eldoret, at Rupa’s Mall. This brings the total number of stores operated by the retail chain out of Nairobi to 2.

Kenya Reopens Bars, Lapses Ban on Alcohol Sale

“The prohibition against the operation of bars and prohibition against sale of alcoholic drinks and beverages by ordinary restaurants and eateries shall stand vacated with effect from September 29, 2020.” President Uhuru Kenyatta

Nakuru Launches Sh570m Dairy Value Chain Strategic Plan

The plan, which will run from 2019 to 2023, will also address quality and safety of dairy products, low milk production, inefficient markets and unstable market prices, inappropriate land-use practices and post-harvest losses of dairy products.

Bidco Africa Launches Tujiinue Tena Sunflower Initiative

βidco Africa has partnered with Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance to launch a sunflower farming initiative dubbed ‘Tujiinue Tena’ in Igembe South, Meru County, to raise local sunflower production in order to meet Bidco’s demand of 10,000 metric tonnes for oil production.

Kenya Tea Development Agency to Construct Ksh. 330 Million Factory

The Kenya Tea Development Agency Limited is in the process of setting up a Ksh. 330 million green tea factory the first in Africa, that will specialize in producing Japanese Sencha Green Tea. 

Kenya Chamber of Commerce Urges Government To Open Alcohol Industry

 The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) has put forth a request to the government to consider re-opening the alcohol industry for the revitalization of export markets, accessing finance for trade, supporting human capital and job creation.

The Kenya National Spelling Bee Competition Classes

The Kenya National Spelling Bee is a registered educational organization that aims to encourage students, parents, teachers and the community to participate in the education process.