Install a cooling plant for preservation, horticulture farmers demand

Horticultural farmers in Nyandarua County have urged the national government to install cooling plants in all sub counties for the preservation of their products before they are transported to major cities like Nairobi and Nakuru. Speaking in Olkalou, the farmers said as a result of the increase in the price of petroleum products, at times … Read more

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County to revive over 200 dormant cooperatives

Kwale County Cooperative Director Mohammed Mkanga has revealed that at least 200 dormant cooperative societies in the county are set for revival. Mkanga said this year, three dormant cooperative societies have already been revived. He revealed that there are many dormant cooperative societies yet there isn’t sufficient budget allocated for their revival since the department depends … Read more

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Prime Time Sacco invites application for position of CEO

Prime Time Sacco is seeking to recruit a professional, self-motivated and result oriented person to fill the vacancy of the CEO. A letter signed by the Sacco Chairman dated Sep 11, 2023 stated that the applicant should have the following qualifications: Applications must have attached copies of Identity Card, CV, Certificates and other testimonials. Interested … Read more

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Cooperatives Commissioner approves registration of Trans-Tena Sacco

The Commissioner for Cooperative Development has approved the registration of Trans-Tena Sacco. A letter addressed to the Sacco Chairperson dated September 8, 2023 and signed by Trans Nzoia County Cooperative Officer Edith Watimah stated that the Sacco’s certificate of registration has been duly signed by the Commissioner for Cooperatives who also approved a copy of … Read more

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Cooperatives CS proposes Saccos to clear their cheques 

Cooperatives Cabinet Secretary (CS) Simon Chelugui has proposed that Saccos be allowed to clear their cheque books directly as opposed to the current practice of doing it through commercial banks. The CS said Saccos were incurring a lot of expenses when clearing their cheques through commercial banks.  “I believe that Saccos will be able to … Read more

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Real estate players form association to weed out land fraudsters

Over 100 firms in the real estate sector have formed an association dubbed Real Estate Stakeholders Association to help end the many cases of Kenyans being conned millions of shillings by fraudulent land buying and selling companies. According to Zani Properties Limited chairman Shamton Githere, the association will play a pivotal role in regulating the … Read more

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Stick to Coop values to stand out from crowd, sector told

Cooperatives Commissioner David Obonyo has urged the sector to be guided by the values and principles of the cooperative movement in their operations, with a view to standing out from other business models. Obonyo noted that the core mandate of CAK is to ensure cooperatives entrench the principles and values of cooperatives so that its … Read more

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Lecturer’s innovation to spearhead affordable housing

Dr Joseph Mwiti’s innovation of manufacturing cement using clay will serve as a welcome relief to thousands of Kenyans who aspire to build home. Dr Mwiti, a lecturer who teaches Chemistry at Meru University of Science and Technology(MUST), believes that using clay to make cement will revolutionize construction and provide a solution to high costs … Read more

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