Sugar farmers chase government to follow law in forming regulations

Illegal sugar regulations presented without impact assessment or justification breached Statutory Instruments Act 2013, now before Parliamentary Committee on Delegated Legislation Sugarcane farmers have put the proposed 2018 sugar regulations before the Parliamentary Committee on Delegated Legislation to rule on the regulations’ failure to follow the law with rules that achieve the best results as proven by obligatory impact assessments. The farmers report that the heavily bureaucratic regime proposed, which demands selling of cane to only one, designated mill with no free market and introduces new controls over seeds and…

Minet donates Ksh500, 000 to support 2019 KECOSO games

 Insurance brokerage firm, Minet Kenya has donated Ksh 500,000 to the Kenya Communications Sports Organization (KECOSO) to support the organization’s 2019 games.   Speaking at an event to have hand over the cheque to KECOSO secretariat, Minet Kenya Chief Executive Officer Mr. Sammy Muthui said the company was keen on supporting sports, one of the key pillars its corporate social responsibility programme, besides education and health. “While we conduct our business, we are always looking into ways of being purposeful to the communities that we serve and by supporting sports we believe we are…

Why Social Media Freedom is Facilitating Easy Spread of Fake News

The World Economic Forum released a report in 2013 dubbed Digital Wildfires in a Hyperconnected World, which, among many other things noted that “digital wildfires” or digital misinformation could wreak havoc in the society. This is what the world is experiencing today; fake news. The report posited that the misuse of an open and easily accessible system and the greater danger of misguided attempts to prevent such outcomes would only serve to worsen the case. The definition of fake news varies often depending on the context. In fact, many people nowadays…

India’s Energy Challenge

It is big, fast growing, with a young population and a middle class that is nearly as big as the entire U.S. population. Those attributes all line up in the plus column for India, but on the other side of the ledger, this giant emerging market is dealing with a thirst for energy, rising CO2 emissions and alarming air pollution. This is India’s energy challenge and the first stop on our year-long journey around the world for CNN’s new program, The Global Energy Challenge, dedicated to discovering what is realistic…

HAJI MOTORS: Your vehicle is in the best hands

Kimutaielves@gmail.com “In anything you want to do, just know is like a baby who comes to this world completely knowing nothing but over time starts learning small by small through mistakes. So don’t fear to make mistakes but make sure you improve from the blunders you make.” People as well your clients would like to know who is Mark Okumu? An accountant by profession, and a simple businessman in Motor repair and service that is trying to create wealth in this country. Was this your dream job? Yes. Although am…

HAJI MOTORS: Your vehicle is in the best hands

Kimutaielves@gmail.com In anything you want to do, just know is like a baby who comes to this world completely knowing nothing but over time starts learning small by small through mistakes. So don’t fear to make mistakes but make sure you improve from the blunders you make.” When equipment or your car breaks down, everything from your productivity to your bottom line is disrupted. Your team needs a quick and effective solution. Then the difficult question arises; should you try for a repair, or replace the asset outright? Replacing equipment…

Coca-Cola introduces new range of beverage portfolio

Tapping into its global strategy, the Coca-Cola System in Kenya today announced its innovative portfolio of beverages into the market to offer customers more choice and convenience. The organization, which is evolving to become a Total Beverage Company, has been reshaping its growth strategy and operating model in line with changing consumer tastes and buying habits. Since 2017, it has broadened its product offerings in various category clusters including water, nectar juice, ready to drink coffee, tea bags and sports drinks. Amongst the products launched today was an addition to…

Magana Flowers rebrands targeting new markets, customers and staff

Magana Flowers has announced a series of business realignments as it rebrands in time for its 25 th birthday by building on a resilient past while repositioning itself in the international flower markets. The rebrand that includes a change of logo, renewed focus on direct marketing and dedication to customers, stakeholders and the over 500 staff it employs comes as global markets and dynamics in the industry continue to change dictated by changing customer preferences, technology and weather. To our customers, the farm will endevour to guarantee you true experience…

Dangote Industries shows its commitment to empowering Africa

A new branded content campaign on CNN TV, digital and social media platforms is showing global audiences some of the many ways that Dangote Industries is impacting people in African communities and industries.   The ‘Touching Lives’ campaign, which starts airing on TV this month, has been conceived and developed by CNN International Commercial’s award-winning branded content studio Create as part of the extended partnership between Dangote Industries and CNN. Announced last year, the partnership also includes sponsorship within CNN Marketplace Africa and Dangote being the first African brand to…

Suzuki Kenya unveils new multi utility Ertiga

There is a growing demand for 7-seater cars in Kenya with majority of the all the new vehicle registrations made in 2018 being station wagons Motor vehicle distributor, Toyota Kenya, has introduced the all new multi utility passenger vehicle Suzuki Ertiga to the Kenyan market. The launch comes at a time when there is growing demand for 7-seater cars in Kenya with majority of the new vehicle registrations made in 2018 being station wagons. For the past five years, there has been a trend with the country registering a shift…