Panic as goat sales drop at Kimalel Baringo auction

Panic as goat sales drop at Kimalel Baringo auction

Goat sales during the Kimalel goat auction 2019 edition dropped by Sh6 million compared to the sales of 2018. The auction was the brainchild of former president Daniel arap Moi. Share Pin Email Politics has also played centre stage with a camp allied to deputy president William Ruto using the...

Read more
Nzoia Sugar future bitter

Nzoia Sugar future bitter

Despite the government intervention to bail out ailing sugar companies to the tune of Sh2.6bilion, fresh debts are mounting again, putting them desperation to spring up again. At Nzoia Sugar Company in Bungoma county, chairman Joash Wamang’oli confirmed that it owes farmers Sh330 million for cane deliveries in the last...

Read more
Khetia’s supermarket refutes to claims of selling bad milk

Khetia’s supermarket refutes to claims of selling bad milk

Khetia’s supermarkets has refuted claims that it has been selling contaminated milk that pose danger to its customers. Speaking to Weekly Citizen, one of its managers Moses Lungasi said that the report appearing in this paper last week was malicious and was meant to injure its image and reputation. “We...

Read more
Kenya international con Mike Macharia’s SST firm goes under

Kenya international con Mike Macharia’s SST firm goes under

The proverbial 40 days for a thief ran out for Seven Seas Technologies owner Mike Macharia after his firm was blacklisted by the government. Weekly Citizen had reported sometimes back that the future of SST was bleak and management was in serious crisis. Macharia who has been worming his way...

Read more
Mombasa’s Bayusuf, Barclays Bank battle over Sh300m loan

Mombasa’s Bayusuf, Barclays Bank battle over Sh300m loan

A logistics company in Mombasa is in court accusing Barclays Bank of Kenya for peddling conventional loans in the guise of Islamic, interest-free facilities and at the expense of the unsuspecting customers. A O Bayusuf and Sons, a Mombasa clearing firm has taken Barclays Bank Kenya to court for defaulting...

Read more
Bitter reality dawns on axed Mumias Sugar staff

Bitter reality dawns on axed Mumias Sugar staff

  Hundreds of workers at Mumias Sugar Company who were sacked are living in fear with word doing rounds that they will be ejected from the factory premises anytime soon. A source close to the receiver manager disclosed that company houses in both lower and upper central on the compound...

Read more
Politics, incitement in Mumias Sugar revival

Politics, incitement in Mumias Sugar revival

As the war of words rages over the fall of Mumias Sugar and the subsequent take up by a receiver manager, Rashid Achesa and Mumias East MP Ben Washiali have opened a battle with the Indian receiver manager Ponangipalli Rao. Sources claim that Echesa is making demands against the receiver....

Read more
Indian neo slavery at Kisumu’s Jumbo Mattresses

Indian neo slavery at Kisumu’s Jumbo Mattresses

The owner of Jumbo Mattresses located along Kisumu-Ahero road is under fire for allegedly practicing slavery that has now attracted the attention of the locals now planning a major demonstration against the management of the firm. Workers at the troubled company are up in arms over what they describe as...

Read more
Asian sugar barons tear at each other

Asian sugar barons tear at each other

A vicious war pitting sugar barons Jaswant Rai and Raju Chate of Kibos Sugar has exploded in Kisumu. Rai, out to control the sugar, was instrumental in influencing an Asian PV Ramana Rao be appointed by Kenya Commercial Bank as receiver manager of Mumias Sugar. Rai wants to use Rao...

Read more
New plot to scuttle port privatisation case

New plot to scuttle port privatisation case

The infighting at the giant Dock Workers Union has escalated after the union’s embattled chairman Mohamed Sheria successfully withdrew the union from a petition filed by Simon Sang to stop privatisation of port’s second container terminal. The Sheria group told the court that Sang had filed the petition opposing second...

Read more
MP Babu Owino criticises government for cracking whip on legally operating Betting Firms

MP Babu Owino criticises government for cracking whip on legally operating Betting Firms

In a Saturday, July 13, Instagram post, Babu observed that the government exceeding its mandate, a move seen as being  discriminatory against giant gambling firms such as Betin, Sportpesa and Betway and could not stand the test of judicial scrutiny. Some of the excerpts from the instagram posts are here....

Read more
Safaricom deactivates deposit transactions of Betting Firms with suspended licenses

Safaricom deactivates deposit transactions of Betting Firms with suspended licenses

Following the Government directive to Airtel and Safaricom to withdraw Betting paybill numbers,  Safaricom has blocked deposit transactions of Companies that have not complied with the government regulations as of July 1st. The Government, through Interior CS, had issued an ultimatum of 1/07/2019 for all betting companies operating in Kenya...

Read more