After President William Ruto ordered the dry port operations out of the plains of Longonot and back to Mombasa, it is emerging that the Standard Gauge Railway depot is as good as dead if the directive by the president is fully implemented. The SGR depot is one of former president Uhuru Kenyatta’s mega projects which he accomplished during his administration.
President William Ruto promised to revert back port operations from Nairobi and Naivasha back to the Mombasa port which is the headquarter the day he was sworned in as the President. Although today, the Kenya Ports Authority has given out an update concerning cargo movement and clearance at the port.
Speculation is rife on if Kenya is importing genetically modified organisms (GMO) maize after a giant ship carrying at least 10,000 tonnes of maize which could not be immediately ascertained is set to dock in Mombasa today. According to a report by The Business daily, the Kenya ports authority (KPA) was unable to tell if the maize cargo that is docking in Kenya today is GMO maize or not, only describing the consignment as white maize.
The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has announced that the World's floating university has rockedockedhe port of Mombasa as they were on their maiden voyage. The ship is dubbed the Semester at Sea and it is known to operate the biggest floating campus in the universe. The students of the university conduct their classes while in the ship.
The cruise Liner World Odyssey has today called the Port of Mombasa on her maiden voyage, after a two-year hiatus. The vessel dubbed semester at sea operates the World’s floating campus, and is an academic voyage for students who get to conduct classes aboard the ship.
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Daily Nation: Moses kuria faces a tsunami. Revelations that kenya will import over 10 million bags of genetically modified maize seed add to the controversy over GMO that has seen rift valley members of Parliament train their guns on trade and industry cabinet secretary Moses kuria, with Pokot south MP David pkosing threatening to collect signatures to impeach him.
Good News For Job Seekers as Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Makes New Announcement, How to Apply Online
The Kenya Ports Authority has been forced to extend the submission of online applications for the Internship Program they had advertised earlier after Kenyans raised complaints A section of Kenyans noted that they were not able to submit their applications because of technical issues with KPA's recruitment portal KPA has today announced that application dates have been extended from 11th to 18th Nov 2022.
President William Ruto has for the past week in office seen to made significant changes in his government as he moves to ensure that he streamlines service delivery. However, worrying details have emerged over President Ruto's directive being reportedly disobeyed by relevant authorities which he expected they should comply immediately after his command.
Incidents where the public coffers have been looted by individuals entrusted with the safe keeping of them have been on the rise in the country over the past few years. The Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission has been doing its best to ensure that these officers of the public are brought to book for their heinous crimes.
With these buses, the journey of Kenya to fully transition to clean energy is assured.The buses are valued at about KSh 5 million each, exclusive of Value Added Tax, according to the importer.BasiGo indicated the electric buses can move at a speed of up to 70 KPH.
MV World Odyssey Cruise Ship Arrives In Mombasa Carrying 800 Tourists (Photos) Kenya's tourism industry got a major boost after receiving her maiden cruise ship vessel MV World Odyssey at the port of Mombasa on Sunday after almost 4 years. The MV World Odyssey has 800 tourists docked at 350 million shillings cruise ship terminal that was completed in 2019.
The Port of Mombasa has detailed an increment on utilized vehicle imports as business sellers and people hurry to beat the December 31 cutoff time for 2015 produced units. This is under the eight-year preclude that locks more established vehicles from being sent into the country. A sum of six vehicle transporters are normal in the following fourteen days, Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) said.
Photo | Courtesy: Trade and Industry CS Moses Kuria According to reliable sources, a ship carrying 10,000 tonnes of GMO maize has docked in the port of Mombasa today. Kenya Ports Authority's corporate communications office has issued a statement confirming the reports. The shipping body has stated that the corn that has been delivered today is white maize.
A ship carrying imported corn is anticipated to dock at the Mombasa Port days after the government said it would permit the duty-free importation of 10 million bags of GMO maize over the course of the next six months. 37 ships carrying 10,000 tonnes of maize are anticipated to land at the port today, according to a statement issued by the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) on Monday, November 21.
According to reports, a ship carrying 10,000 tonnes of maize is expected to dock at the port of Mombasa today, prompting a response from the Kenya Ports Authority. The KPA corporate communications office issued a statement confirming reports that the maize arriving today is white maize but providing no further details.
In the past two years, the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has fallen short of providing the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) with the minimal amount of freight traffic required. This is against the stipulations of the financing for the SGR project, which cost Sh435 billion.
The Kenyan corruption fighting body, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has now moved to Court to compel a powerful former Kenya Ports Authority employee to surrender Ksh.78,161,858 to the government. This according to the evidence collected that shows the employee fraudulently acquired the cash while working in Mombasa.
A ship carrying 10,000 tonnes of imported maize will be docking at the port of Mombasa today, coming just days after the State said it will open the duty-free window for the produce. The consignment is getting to the country even before an official gazette notice is released to legally allow imports.
Narok county senator Hon Ledama Olekina has finally come out clean on what he thinks amidst a vicious debate on genetically modified organisms (GMO) maize. This is after the cabinet reached a resolution to lift the ban that existed on the GMO food. And according to senator Ledama Olekina, GMO food is not used in Europe after European nations declined to use it, ostensibly because of safety concerns and that the same food should not be authorized in Kenya.
A few days after the country announced that it would open a duty-free window for products, a ship carrying 10,000 tons of imported corn will dock at the port of Mombasa today. The shipment enters the country even before an official notice is published in the Official Gazette allowing the import.