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Worth Noting: “To establish obstacles hampering efficient service delivery in the Postal courier subsector the Authority is currently carrying out market visibility to address challenges experienced by the players and consumers bringing back lost hope in the sector,” Chiloba added. To enhance service delivery in the Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK), the firm has entered …

Company name and brief profile Denver Group Limited is a real estate company located along Kangundo Road at Kamulu Town whose key objective is to offer and empower property investors through provision of affordable plots that have ready Title Deeds. We sell value added plots within the Nairobi Metropolitan in areas which are enhanced for …

Worth Noting: “Together, we started and spearheaded the need to have the very first ever African-CARICOM Summit that was supposed to be held on the sidelines of CHOGM last year. Unfortunately due to Covid, we were not able to do so. “But again banking on the resilience of our two countries, we still managed this …

Worth Noting: “I am aware that apart from bodaboda operations there are groups working in different activities like farming and table banking. The university will partner with them to equip them with relevant training through respective university departments a thing that will see them grow,’’ professor Muriungi said. He urged the operators to work with …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader has dismissed allegations of being President Uhuru’s project. The ODM leader who is expected to make fifth stab at the presidency however remains non-committal on his candidature saying he will consult his supporters first. During an interview with Chamgei FM Wednesday, Raila said he will …

By: Yvonne Atieno  @MountKenyaTimes Smallholder tea factories have announced second payment rates (bonuses) for farmers for the financial year ending June 2021 covering the period 1st July 2020 to 30th June 2021. This follows meetings by factory directors from the 54 Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings (KTDA) -managed factories. The meetings were held between September …

By: Yvonne Atieno  @MountKenyaTimes President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) to lower consumer tariffs by 33 per cent by Christmas. The move will see consumers pay at least Kshs 16 per kilowatt-hour for electricity, from the current Kshs. 24 per kilowatt-hour. “The consequence of the proposed interventions is that a …

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By: David Kinyanjui  @MountKenyaTimes Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) now says taxes have borne higher prices for the petroleum products by far than any other reason given. EPRA Director General Daniel Kiptoo while presenting submissions to National Assembly Finance Committee regarding two petitions challenging the increase in the cost of fuel, attributed the hike of …

By: Isaac Thuku   @MountKenyaTimes The High Court has suspended the increase of excise duty on petroleum products effective this coming Friday, October 1. The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner General was to effect the new changes, which would have raised fuel prices again. Judge Justice James Makau while issuing the temporary injunction yesterday, said if …

By: Isaac Mwaura A railway line linking the standard gauge railway and the meter gauge railway in Naivasha is now complete. This now paves way for transportation of cargo from Mombasa to Naivasha done through the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), and later through the meter-gauge rail from Naivasha to Malaba. Kenya Railways MD, Phillip Mainga, …