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Business highlights – March 22, 2018

Kenya signs African Continental Free Trade Area agreement President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed the landmark agreement creating African Continental Free Trade Area, bringing 54 nations under one common market. The agreement

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News highlights Heavy rainfall expected in March The Kenya Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall between March 1 and March 3 even as the country is grappling with drought which

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News highlights Nyamira Court upholds Kitutu Masaba MP Shadrack Mose’s victory The High Court in Nyamira has upheld the election of Kitutu Masaba MP Shadrack Mose. Justice Aaron Mutua ordered

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News highlights Red Cross Society appeals to Kenyans to help save drought stricken Counties The Kenya Red Cross Society will launch an appeal to Kenyans this Thursday in an effort

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News highlights Counties owe KEMSA Ksh2.6 billion for medical supplies  County governments owe the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) more than Ksh2.6 billion in unpaid cash for medicines supplied. According to

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Afternoon business highlights – February 7, 2018

Tullow eyes Kenya oil exports in 2022 Tullow Oil Executive Vice President for East Africa, Mark MacFarlane, saysKenya could start exporting oil on commercial scale in the next five years.

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Business highlights – Biting drought may force government to shut down Masinga Dam

  Animal feed companies forced to close shop as maize shortage hits distributors Shortage of raw material has forced 10% of animal feed manufacturers to close shop even as the

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Business highlights – Drought and lending rate cap pose bigger risk to the economy than August elections, experts say

Counties to pay for new doctors’, nurses’ salaries, says Treasury CS Henry Rotich National government will only pay for any salary increments awarded to doctors and nurses for six months Each

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State to disburse Sh215 million insurance payout for over 12,000 livestock herders facing drought

The government will use Sh215 million to pay 120,000 pastoralists to help them buy animal feeds to shield their animals from death as drought reach crises The payments will range

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Business highlights – Food prices will soar as cereal supplies dwindle, UN body warns

Food prices will soar as cereal supplies dwindle, FAO warns The prices of staple crops such as maize and sorghum are soaring as Kenya’s cereal supplies dwindle Prices of staple

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