President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to give his 12th COVID-19 state address today Monday, 28 September 2020. The President is expected to address the measures he had put in place during the 11th address, and among them is the ban on the sale of alcohol in bars. It is now months since bar doors were closed to the public as a measure to curb the spread od the deadly coronavirus. On Sunday, bar and club owners held a special prayer and a rare prayer item. For the majority of the believers, alcohol is not meant
Bars, Hotels and Liquor Traders Association (BAHLITA) has decided to offer free beers to customers who will be vaccinated inside their premises. BAHLITA is also seeking to re-employ 90,000 workers who lost their jobs when 15,000 bars shut down during the pandemic. The association tabled their proposal as an incentive to have the Ministry of Health use their establishments as Covid-19 vaccination centres on Friday, October 22.
Bars, Hotels and Liquor Traders Association (BAHLITA) has proposed to offer free beers to customers who will be vaccinated inside their premises. On Friday, October 22, the association tabled their proposal as an incentive to have the Ministry of Health use their establishments as Covid-19 vaccination centres.
Officials of the Bar, hotel and liqour association of Kenya as they addressed journalists in a Nairobi Hotel. Photos By Gregory Matumbayi. As different sectors of the economy continue counting loses to their businesses and jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic that has been in the country for three months now, bar and hotel owners have not been left behind as they count losses amounting to billions. According to the Bar, Hotel, Liqour traders association of Kenya, the sector loses over Kshs 10 million per day p
Bar owners want the government to reopen the hospitality industry fully and allow them to operate bars to restore the country’s ailing economy. The National Bar Owners Association says operators have complied with the Ministry of Health guidelines on COVID-19 containment measures. The association’s Secretary-General, Mr Boniface Gachoka also complained about a proposal to increase excise duty on alcohol and other beverages. The Kenya Revenue Authority, through the Finance Bill – 2020, in May recommended