A phone call from a top government official Sunday forced the cancellation of an informal meeting of senators to help thaw ice on the county revenue sharing formula, adding more confusion to the dicey matter.
Three months after banning eight hand sanitizer brands over fears that the products did not meet the required quality threshold, the Kenya Bureau of Statistics (KEBS) has struck again, this time banning thirty hand sanitizer brands over the same reasons.
Thousands of families that depended on sugarcane farming for a livelihood are still contending with the misfortunes brought about by years of mismanagement and plunder of public resources that suffocated the industry.
Supermarket chain Naivas has raised Sh6 billion from the sale of a 30 per cent stake to a consortium of investors, including the International Finance Corporation (IFC), valuing the retailer at Sh20 billion.
Benson Okome, 38, from Ichinga Village in Mumias, Kakamega County, has resorted to harvesting the overgrown grass on the deserted Mumias Sugar Company’s nucleus farm, selling it to livestock farmers as animal feed.