Ships ferrying second hand vehicles to hit port next week

By Tobby Otum Two ships with second hand vehicles are expected to dock at the port of Mombasa by end of  this month. According to Kenya Ports Authority [KPA] Corporate Affairs Development – E- Document Officer Soud Kajembe the vessels are expected to dock by next week. He said according to the dispatch on the authority’s daily shipping updates the MV Swift Ace and MV Orion will dock and discharge the vehicles. “One of the ships, MV Pilion, will be discharging bulk of wheat  and  MV African  Sanderling will discharge Imente Sand at the port of Mombasa at…

Nairobi MCAs to seek court clarification on house allowances

Nairobi MCAs will move to court for guidance if the Salaries and Renumerations Commission does not effect a 2018 Court ruling that qualifies them for the perks. Led by majority leader Abdi Hassan Guyo, the MCAs have lamented the hardship they have to go through,with what they termed as meager and discriminatory earnings. READ ALSO: MCA donates foodstuffs to residents affected by inferno The MCAs new push is pegged on the 2018 Highcourt ruling over the same in the petition No. 328 of 2016. In a motion mGuyo on Thursday,the legislators…

Kenyatta National Hospital’s unveils Ksh. 25m refurbished kitchen

National Bank Chief Executive Officer Wilfred Musau and Kenyatta National Hospital Chief Executive Officer Dr. E. Kamuri toast to open the newly renovated hospital’s main Kitchen. The Ksh.25M kitchen renovation project marks the completion of phase 1 of a 3-part project that is expected to take part in 3 phases.      National Bank of Kenya and Kenyatta National Hospital have unveiled a top-to-bottom makeover of the hospital’s state-of-the-art kitchen. The ksh.25M kitchen renovation project marks the completion of phase 1 of a 3-part project that is expected to take part…

Chinese Company injects sh 200M to promote local content

Chinese pay-TV firm StarTimes Media has injected Sh200 million towards developing Kenyan content for its newly unveiled channel, Rembo TV. The new channel will target women with local programme. They have partnered with over 30 content developers in the country to ensure that the firm is constantly fed with fresh content as it steps up competition in the pay-TV segment. StarTimes chief executive officer Andy Wang told journalists in Nairobi that the company will invest 200 million shillings (1.93 million U.S. dollars) for the development of Rembo TV to air…

Co-op Bank Hosts Customer Networking in Eldoret

Co-operative Bank held customers networking in Eldoret to train chief executives from the region to  deliberate on key issues concerning the cooperative industry. The Customer Networking Forums for Micro, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)  is targeting customers Country wide aiming to upper their strategies on how to grow their businesses and the operating environment. The Customer Networking Forums are a key part of Co-op Bank’s MSME program as it is widely acknowledged that MSMEs need the insights and training on economic matters that have a direct bearing on their business, and…

Valon lotion now in Kenya

Indian conglomerate Godrej Consumer Products Limited has launched Valon Body Lotion in Kenya, a first for the global company. Godrej Chief Executive Officer Mr. Rohit Vengurlekar said that the launch of Valon Body Lotion is part of the company’s commitment in providing East African consumers with superior quality products at great price points. READ ALSO: Greenpeace launches new tree planting initiative for school children “We have invested heavily in the Valon Body Lotion’s research and development to deliver superior skin care products at a great value for the Kenyan consumer,” said…

Cytonn hands over phase 1 of the Alma in Ruaka

Cytonn Real Estate has officially handed over The Alma Phase 1, its flagship residential development in the Ruaka town. The Alma is the most recent project to be handed over by Cytonn following last year’s completion and handing over of Amara Ridge in Karen. Phase 1 is 100% sold out. In giving her opening remarks, Yvonne Ondego, a Project Management Associate at Cytonn Real Estate noted that, “Recently, comprehensive developments have been growing in popularity because they provide an enriched living environment that caters to all the needs of its…

Aspira ink deal with Xiaomi Mi Home, to enable customers enjoy flexible payment plan

Aspira, a product-financing service provider that enables Kenyans to live their best life by buying products now and paying for them in monthly installments of 6, 9 and 12 months has partnered with Xiaomi Mi Home to offer Kenyans the opportunity to enjoy cutting edge mobile devices through an affordable financial offering. As the demand for affordable mobile devices continues to rev across the country, the partnership will take the shopping experience to the next level, by enabling shoppers to enjoy a flexible payment plan. Speaking during the launch of…

Co-op bank partners with Metropolitan Sacco to enhance service delivery

Co-op Bank has inked a partnership with with Metropolitan Sacco to streamline service delivery to its members across the branches.The deal is aimed to foster and enhance service delivery to its members. The bank will offer advisory services through its subsidiary, Co-op Consultancy, to build capacity for the Sacco’s long term sustainability. Metropolitan Sacco ran into headwinds this year after bad loans soared, squeezing its liquidity and ability to meet member withdrawals. Speaking at the event organized to sign the restructuring agreement the Chairman of the SACCO Christopher Karanja, highly commended Co-op Bank…

Co-op bank partners with Metropolitan Sacco to enhance service delivery

Co-op Bank has partnered with Metropolitan Sacco to streamline service delivery to its members across the branches. The deal is aimed to foster and enhance service delivery to its members. The bank  will offer advisory services through its subsidiary, Co-op Consultancy, to build capacity for the Sacco’s long term sustainability. Metropolitan Sacco ran into headwinds this year after bad loans soared, squeezing its liquidity and ability to meet member withdrawals. Speaking at the event organized to sign the restructuring agreement the Chairman of the SACCO Christopher Karanja, highly commended Co-op Bank for…