The banned plastic carrier bags are still in circulation in most parts of western Kenya despite hefty penalties imposed by the government on individuals flouting the regulation.
The thin, single-use plastic carrier paper bags are widely used in the town by miraa traders, food outlets and shopkeepers packaging products.
Agriculture Minister Japhet Hasunga said last week that the government was targeting Kenya, South Sudan, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo to sell off the surplus maize.
Nyeri senator Ephraim Maina has decried the challenges facing traders at Karatina market, which was opened last month by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
To further entrench the fight against marine waste, the Norway delegation led by Nikolai Astrup, Minister of International Development, pledged US$ 200 million for the next four years in support of initiatives aimed at addressing the increase of m...
Nairobi-based industry, Brush Manufacturers, plans to relocate to Murang’a in the next two years, citing lack of expansion space in Nairobi.
Ruto, who represented President Uhuru Kenyatta at the event, said Naivasha is poised to become a premier investment destination and industrial hub.
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Illegal fishing and sanding mining activities are still prevalent on Lake Victoria despite the ban by the concerned authorities.
The hard-hit areas include Kibish Sub-County and the vast Turkana North region where several hectares of food crop have been damaged despite efforts by the county government to control the spread of the pest.
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The Board’s Executive Director Jacob Ruwa called on implementing agencies to enforce weight limit to safeguard the multi-billion road network across the country.
The government has banned night indoor parties in Uasin Gishu County during the festive season in a bid to enhance security in the area.
Though the protest was peaceful, it was gathered that under the caretaker committee, the traders have suffered untold extortion allegedly perpetuated by hired thugs of Oshimili South local government council directly responsible for the revenue co...
Indonesian authorities have deployed an army of staff and a fleet of boats to help clear rubbish-infested shorelines and surrounding waters, underscoring the Southeast Asian archipelago's mammoth marine waste problem.
Ugwu, who made the appeal at the Trader-Moni loan disbursement exercise to traders in Wuse market in Abuja, noted that most of the beneficiaries were not members of the association.
When he is not tending the farm, Mr Kaunda is handling tens of his neighbours and vegetable traders from Musaani, Kasikeu and Sultan Hamud towns who arrive in the morning and evenings to buy the produce.
The investigation by the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises cast doubt on transactions and conduct in BoU’s bank supervision unit.
Speaking during the event, Chairman of Agboedo Motor Spare Parts Dealers Association (AMSPDA), Chief Gabriel Chibueze, said the gathering was essentially to appreciate God for the unconditional release of their members.
On Saturday, public health officials from Uasin Gishu County busted a group of unscrupulous traders at Kambi Somali ferrying 12 cows, four dead, to a nearby abattoir for slaughter before being distributed to various eateries and butcheries.
Malaysia on Thursday torched nearly three tonnes of seized scales of endangered pangolins worth $9 million in a bid to deter illegal wildlife trafficking from Africa.
A boycott by traders protesting newly introduced taxes in Taita Taveta is threatening to plunge the coastal county into a revenue crisis.