MPs, Biosafety Authority disagree on GMOs

The explosive debate on biotechnology yesterday resurfaced after legislators drawn from a parliamentary watchdog opposed the lifting of a ban on importation of Genetically Modified (GM) products. A section of the National Assembly’s Committee on Agriculture led by chairman Mohamed Noor cut short Nationa...
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Tullow, partners to build Turkana-Lamu oil pipeline

After a false start on an ambitious plan to construct a joint oil pipeline with Uganda, Kenya is on course to build its own system to transport oil from Turkana to the Coast. Early this month, exploration firm Tullow Oil revealed to its shareholders that work on the crude oil pipeline from Turkana to th...
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CBK boss summoned by court

The High Court has issued a 30-day notice to Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge and Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC) chief executive Mahmoud Mohamed to personally appear and show cause why contempt of court proceedings should not be commenced against them. Justice George Odun...
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Uber taxi drivers in Mombasa want firm to increase fares

Bonface Kioko @PeopleDailyKe More than 300 Uber taxi drivers in Mombasa have threatened to down their tools beginning today over what they term as reducing returns. They are asking Uber management to review prices charged on clients. The drivers, who converged at the Mama Ngina Drive, said they could no...
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KRA opposes more betting, lottery tax

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) yesterday disclosed eight major gaming companies in the country have paid Sh4.7 billion in taxes in the last three financial years even as the taxman opposed any levy increases for the industry. KRA Commissioner-General John Njiraini disclosed that remittance of taxes w...
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