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Kenya: Iron and Steel Manufacturers Get Boost

Kenya: Iron and Steel Manufacturers Get Boost

Local manufacturers have welcomed the introduction of a 10 per cent duty on imported galvanised wire, saying this will cushion the industry from cheaper imports.

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Kenya Refinery secures Sh21bn from bank for crude imports

Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd (KPRL) has secured a Sh21.2 billion loan from Standard Chartered Plc, giving it the financial muscle to start importing its own crude from July 1.. File

Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd (KPRL) has secured a Sh21.2 billion loan from Standard Chartered Plc, giving it the financial muscle to start importing its own crude from July 1.

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Kenya halts recruitment of workers to Middle East over abuse

 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Patrick Wamoto

Kenya has suspended the recruitment of its citizens to work in the Middle East following rampant cases of abuse.

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Kenya: Government Set to Build Fertiliser Factory

AGRICULTURE: Assistant minister Kareke Mbiuki (R) is shown how to trap tsetse flies at the agriculture stand at this year’s Eastern Agricultural show in Embu

Plans of constructing a fertilizer plant by the government are on high gear, Agriculture Assistant minister Kareke Mbiuki has said. Mbiuki said soon farmers will start benefiting from cheaply priced fertilizer after the government implements the plan of building the fertilizer factory. He lamented that high prices of farm inputs including artificial fertilizer have been a big drawback to farmers in producing high quality and adequate produce to feed the nation and also for export.

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