Kisumu County Business & Economics

More competition as Silverstone Air launches Kwale-Kisumu flights

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More competition as Silverstone Air launches Kwale-Kisumu flights


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EABL to finance new Kisumu plant through debt

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EABL to finance new Kisumu plant through debt


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Traders in Nakuru feel impact of oil export depot closure

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Traders in Nakuru feel impact of oil export depot closure


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Kenya Pipeline Company tightens grip on regional market

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Kenya Pipeline Company tightens grip on regional market


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Four customers win cars in sales promotion

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Four customers win cars in sales promotion


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KPC eyes bigger share of regional market with construction of oil jetty in Kisumu

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Lake region counties plan to launch health investment fund

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  • Business slow in Kisumu after election chaos
    Business slow in Kisumu after election chaos

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    There was minimal business activity in Kisumu on Friday as most residents kept away from the town. The Star found a few businesses open at the CBD, the main bus terminus, Jubilee market, Nyamasaria and Nyalenda areas. Some supermarkets, banks and a few offices were also open. A few public service vehicles were on the road and police vehicles continued to patrol the town
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kisumu |  Central Kisumu | 

Corporate

  • Sugar factory senior managers sent home
    Sugar factory senior managers sent home

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Chemelil Sugar Company Managing Director Charles Owelle and his top managers have been sent on compulsory leave after the factory operations were paralysed by a week-long strike by workers and cane farmers. Agriculture Principal Secretary John Mosonik Friday made the announcement after a five-hour meeting with stakeholders at the company premises in Muhoroni, Kisumu County. Mr Owelle, Head of Human Resources Jecinta Kipkering and Head of Procurement Robert Nyakundi have been suspended for two months to facilitate investigations over claims of poor management
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kisumu |  Muhoroni |  Chemelil | 

Enterprises

  • South Africa’s development corporation seeks to invest in Kenyan SMEs
    South Africa’s development corporation seeks to invest in Kenyan SMEs

    , the-star.co.ke

    South Africa's Industrial Development Corporation is set to broaden its footprint in the Kenyan market after partnering with the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation of Kenya. The venture capital firm with involved in local projects such as the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project and Kibos Sugar in Kisumu, is intent on financing Kenya's SME's with emphasis on the film industry,mining, tourism and agro-processing sectors. "Kenya is at the moment experiencing
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Turkana |  Nyanza |  Kisumu |  S Africa |  Lake | 

Markets

  • Kenya Pipeline Company tightens grip on regional market
    Kenya Pipeline Company tightens grip on regional market

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) will now use its Eldoret and Kisumu depots for the export market while scaling down operations in its Nakuru depot. Speaking in Nakuru at the weekend, KPC Corporate Communications Manager Jason Nyatino said the move was part of the company’s strategy to improve its regional market by maximising the other depots’ proximity to the border. “This crucial step is part of efforts to cut down transport costs as well as boost our international markets across the region,” he said, adding that the move was set to dramatically transform the oil business in the region
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Rift Valley |  Uasin Gishu |  Nakuru |  Nyanza |  Kisumu |  Nakuru | 

Companies

  • EACC detectives unearth fraud at Raila's company
    EACC detectives unearth fraud at Raila's company

    , tuko.co.ke

    - Detectives have exposed details of an undercover operation that discovered fishy ethanol dealings associated with a company owned by Raila Odinga's company. - The EACC detectives followed vehicles that had left the company in Kisumu to a warehouse in Embakasi EACC and Kenya Revenue Authority officials raided a go-down in Embakasi, Nairobi after noticing a syndicate of illegal ethanol business. The officers revealed that they had been conducting an
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  East Nairobi |  East Embakasi |  Nyanza |  Kisumu | 

Investments

  • Kisumu to host Lake Basin Expo and Investment Summit
    Kisumu to host Lake Basin Expo and Investment Summit

    , kbc.co.ke

    By Judith Akolo. Kisumu is set to host the Lake Basin Expo and Investment Summit expected to boost both intra trade among the 12 counties in the region as well as trade with other regions. The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry projects that the Summit will help to generate much needed interest in the region. Counties are set to become the focal points for investment opportunities. Riding
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    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Kisumu | 

Finance

  • EABL to finance new Kisumu plant through debt
    EABL to finance new Kisumu plant through debt

    , kbc.co.ke

    East African Breweries plans to borrow cash to finance a new 15 billion shillings brewery in Kisumu. The listed brewer says the cash would be sourced from both local and foreign banks. EABL’s full year net profit rose 6 percent to 8.5 billion shillings helped by reduced operational expenses and increased sales. The company has proposed seven shillings and 50 cents in dividend payout
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Economia

  • How politics has hit hard on Kenya's major potential economic hub
    How politics has hit hard on Kenya's major potential economic hub

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Initially, Kisumu County was perceived as a potential major economic hub for the East African region. Due to its geographical position together with being endowed with one of the largest freshwater bodies in Africa, Kisumu was seen to be a significant destination for investors and tourists. With devolution in place, many residents were optimistic of the opportune moments that it will bring and they continued to remain hopeful that
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