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Safaricom Investment Co-op joins NSE’s Ibuka Program

By Jackson Okoth Safaricom Investment Co-operative has joined Ibuka, Nairobi Securities Exchange’s (NSE) premium incubation and acceleration programme for high growth companies in Kenya. The co-operative is joining the Accelerator…

Kicomi factory re-opening to revive cotton co-operatives

By Jackson Okoth As the State mulls re-opening the moribund Kisumu Cotton Mills in a bid to revive the textile industry, focus has turned to the once robust cotton growers’…

Land buying firms ordered to surrender vital documents

By James Wakahiu  Land buying firms in Ruiru and Juja sub-counties have been directed by the Ministry of Land and Physical Planning to surrender their members register, mother title, maps…

Maize farmers need more incentives, training

Award-winning don urges government to increase agriculture budget By James Wakahiu Maize famers in the country have been losing millions of bags due to poor post-harvest practices, a Mount Kenya…

2NK Sacco trains drivers on road safety

By Asa Maina 2NK Sacco recently organized a sensitization workshop for its drivers in a bid to sensitize them on road safety. 2NK Sacco Chairman James Kahiro said this was…

Embu farmers irked by findings on coffee cooperative

By Kamundia Muriithi An inquiry into alleged malpractices at New Kyeni Farmer’s Cooperative Society has absolved the management from the allegations, but left the farmers dissatisfied. Farmers had accused the…

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Saccos in dilemma over ‘outsiders’

Rebranding and opening of common bond has left out Saccos grappling with a myriad of challenges. The increasing rate of loan defaults after entry of new faces, not known by…

Uhuru orders anti-fraud police unit for Saccos

By Staff Reporter President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Co-operatives to immediately operationalize the proposed Sacco Societies Fraud Investigation Unit within the Sacco Societies Regulatory…

Amica CEO: This is what to consider before taking that loan

By Kage Njoroge Amica Sacco Chief Executive Officer James Mbui has advised cooperators to go take loans for development purposes. “Good loans help us seize investment opportunities when they arise,…