Hon. Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu, MGH Deputy Chief Justice and Vice President of the Supreme Court.

Sheria Sacco gets new Chairperson

Deputy Chief Justice and Vice President of the Supreme Court of Kenya Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu is now the new Sheria DT Sacco Chairperson. Justice Mwilu takes over from Justice Patrick Kiage. READ ALSO: Ufanisi DT Sacco gets new Accountant Sheria Sacco Society Ltd was formally registered in 1972 and it has witnessed a…

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The signing of MoU between the Ministry of Co-operatives (Kenya) and National Co-operative Business Association NCBA-CLUSA (US) during the US, Kenya Business Forum in Washington DC, recently. Photo:courtesy

Boost for coffee farmers as Kenya signs MoU with US on collaboration

The Kenyan government and the United States have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation and collaboration on the coffee value chain and other identified areas of mutual interest. The MoU between the Ministry of Co-operatives and MSMEs Development (Kenya) and National Co-operative Business Association NCBA-CLUSA (US) were signed during the US Kenya Business Forum…

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hurchill Winstones Ochieng, new Safaricom Investment Co-operative CEO.

Safaricom Investment Co-operative has new CEO, Churchill Winstones appointed

Churchil Winstones Ochieng’ is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Safaricom Investment Co-operative. Churchil who was appointed by the board to his new position was termed to be a person of vast leadership experience spanning for over 25 years in cash flow management, corporate development and brand management, product development, financial management, planning…

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Flagging off of the seedlings.

Nyakach coffee farmers benefit from 8,000 coffee seedlings

Kisumu County is revitalising coffee farming to stimulate economic growth in the region. Recently, the Nyakach Cooperative Society farmers benefited from 8,000 coffee seedlings from the Agriculture Food Authority (AFA) in collaboration with the county government. The distribution of the seedlings to the farmers was spearheaded by the PS for Trade, Alfred Kombudo together with…

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The Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) chaiurperson Rahab Muiu

Women in Nyanza asked to join Saccos

Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation has advised women in Nyanza to join savings and credit co-operative societies (Saccos). Speaking during Rachuonyo East Entrepreneur Sacco’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Kabondo Kasipul, chairperson Rahab Muiu and area MP Eve Obara told women that Saccos have many benefits including transforming livelihoods. “Saccos have improved the lives through the…

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Fred Sitati.

Why there is mismatch between proposed intergovernmental cooperative forum and defunct district committees

One of the reform measures introduced by the Ministry of Cooperatives upon operationalisation of the Cooperative Societies Act, No 12 of 1997 was the creation of DCDCs vide a Commissioner’s Circular letter. This came in the wake of diminished donor funding to the sector due to what was infamously referred to as “donor fatigue”. The…

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SASRAChief Executive Peter Njuguna when he appeared before National Assembly Public Investments Committee on Commercial Affairs.

Public Investments Committee seeks answers on SASRA audit queries

The National Assembly Public Investments Committee on Commercial Affairs and Energy met last week to examine the audited accounts of the Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA) for Financial Years 2013/2014 to 2020/2021. The Committee led by Member of Parliament for Navakholo Constituency and Majority Party Whip at the Kenya National Assembly Emmanuel Wangwe cross-examined SASRA…

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PS for State Department for Internal Security and National Administration, Dr Raymond Omollo.

Government, FAO join forces to ensure foster food security, PS Raymond says

The Kenya Government has entered into a partnership with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in a move aimed at boosting food security in the country. The Principal Secretary (PS), State Department for Internal Security and National Administration, Dr Raymond Omollo said food and nutrition security is a subject that lies at the very heart of…

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Harambee Sacco CEO, Dr George Ochiri.

Harambee Sacco new shares offer seeks KSh4 billion for expansion

Harambee DT Sacco has come up with share drive initiative to generate revenue of KSh4 billion to facilitate the expansion of the society in line with its strategic plan. All registered (both past and current) members of the Sacco are qualified to take part in the share drive. According to an information memorandum published by…

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