Coffee researchers have identified the South Rift region as the next coffee production zone in the country.Coffee Research Foundation officials said with the declining coffee plantations in central Kenya due to real estate growth, Bomet and Kericho counties are their next target for coffee growing in the country due to their high potential.
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Kenya has a well-developed building and construction industry with quality engineering, building and architectural design services being readily available. This industry is currently on an upward trend following re-habilitation and reconstruction of roads and bridges etc.
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Kenyans will have a greater say in the management of public funds in future after civil society lobbies on Monday launched a web portal to help track allocation and use of money by various sectors of the economy.
Local manufacturers have welcomed the introduction of a 10 per cent duty on imported galvanised wire, saying this will cushion the industry from cheaper imports.
President Kibaki has rejected a controversial Bill that would have allowed MPs to change parties without losing their seats.The President also gave politicians without university education, including at least 80 MPs, a reprieve when he rejected the Bill requiring that those seeking elective positions in the Senate and Parliament must have degrees.
Kenya has suspended the recruitment of its citizens to work in the Middle East following rampant cases of abuse.
CONTROVERSY has hit the new fencing project at Wilson Airport with claims that some land has hived off for private development. The Kenya Airport Authority project is being funded by the World Bank. Despite the concerns over the genuine boundary, the fencing of the airport is continuing as scheduled.
Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd (KPRL) has secured a Sh21.2 billion loan from Standard Chartered Plc, giving it the financial muscle to start importing its own crude from July 1.