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22 hrs ago | Daily Monitor
The company handles cargo freight from the local and international markets. Mr Jeff Baitwa is soft spoken and strong-willed.
Monday | Daily Monitor
Analysts have advised Uganda's tea exporters to directly export the commodity to emerging markets globally to increase revenue. Currently, about 97 per cent of all the tea produced in Uganda is exported and sold through the Mombasa tea auction and branded as Kenyan.
Monday | AllAfrica.com
Kenya and Qatar have signed a maritime cooperation agreement to enable direct shipping between Mombasa and Doha ports, the Statehouse said Friday. The deal is part of several initiated when President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Qatar earlier this year.
Monday | AllAfrica.com
Fuel prices have dropped slightly, with motorists expected to pay slightly less at the pump in the latest reviewed by the Energy Regulatory Commission. The price list announced yesterday by the ERC will offer reprieve to motorists and poor households for the next 30 days and is expected to have a ripple effect on key sectors such as transport.
The secessionist group Mombasa Republican Council has rejected claims by the Kenyan government that it is working with al-Shabaab, saying the accusations are unfounded and that security agencies are looking to divert attention from their poor performance. Kenyan Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo said on September 7th that he has strong evidence to back up the claim.
A Kenyan suspected of killing tourists in the coastal city of Mombasa in July was shot and killed on Sunday by police in a raid at his home, police said. In two separate incidents, a Russian female tourist and later a Ugandan male and a German female tourist were shot in the Old Town in the Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa and their personal belongings were taken.
Kenya's tea farmers were partly to blame for the poor performance of tea sales last year as they did not reduce production as they had been cautioned in 2009. This has now led tea brokers in Mombasa to begin a real-time streaming of the Mombasa tea auction to authorised stakeholders ahead of the April implementation of electronic trading in order to increase transparency and efficiency.
The workers said they have not been paid June, July and August salaries, even as the strike entered its third week yesterday.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:47 pm
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