The officers from the directorate of Criminal investigation have stormed the KTDA offices.It is however immediately clear why the armed officer have made an impromptu visit to the officers."KTDA offices raided by DCI.CEO and other officers under interrogations", States Blogger Alai.
Kenya Tea Development Agency's headquarters situated in Moi Avenue within Nairobi metropolitan city has been raided by alleged men in blues today on Friday 16th of May 2021. The law enforcers came with an order from a Magistrate Court notwithstanding the existence of a High Court Order restraining the actions. The disputed High Court Order was made earlier than the Magistrate's order. With regards to the 2010 Constitution of Kenya, the order from the High Court ought to have been superior in comparison with
News reaching out this morning is that, Kenya’s KTDA limited headquarters was attacked by people who presented themselves as police officers. This is according to a statement released by the company and seen by The Star newspaper. The statement reveals that the attackers while presenting themselves as police officers, arrived with a court’s order from the magistrate and the number of the order as further revealed the statement is Misc. Application No. E1248, 2021. The order however doesn’t withstand the
Individuals posing as police officers raided the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) offices located at Farmers Building along Moi Avenue in Nairobi on Friday, April 16. The company's corporate relations department said in a statement that the officers raided the office on the basis of a Magistrate's court order. Staff were barricaded inside their offices during the afternoon raid, unable to enter any other floors or leave the building. "Officers have taken custody of KTDA employees and have barricaded them
There was drama at the Kenya Tea Development Agency Headquarters offices in Farmers Building along Moi Avenue in Nairobi this afternoon. The officers, stormed the building around 3 PM and ransacked the offices, while locking the staff from leaving the building. Until now, there is no clear communication from the Director of Criminal Investigation on why the officers raided the troubled agency. According to the KTDA communique by the department of Corporate Affairs, the officers acted on an order from the magistrates
Four KTDA ICT Members were yesterday detained by police officers, the four have been detained at KTDA headquarters. This happened when the police raided the KTDA premises which now reported to be in the hands of police. The the four were arrested while other members were released but ordered to leave their desks open. The four who are Juniors in the ICT department are in hands of the police. A report by KTDA says that the four have not been given any chance to communicate with their families since yesterday
The Kenya Tea Development Agency baord has in the previously months experienced tough challenges in the management side, that resulted into low bonuses to farmers and also low monthly wages.
Tea farmers have another reason to smile as Kenya Tea Development Agency( KTDA) announces a pay increase to tea farmers.
The controversial leader and Gatundu South MP, Moses Kuria, has published a post this morning following judiciary order to KTDA to stop direction by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta which directed elections of their directors before May 12.
KTDA has increased monthly payment for Central and Mt.
The Kenya Tea Development Agency offices have just been raided and the Chief Executive Officer as well as other officers have been taken in for interrogations. The Kenya Tea Development Agency has been marred by corrupt practices stemming from the highest echelons of the organization. Picture courtesy. Last year, bonuses for farmers were at an all time low despite the institution making good benefits from the sale of tea. Farmers were at a loss to explain why their bonus checks came at such a ridiculously low
Farming CS Peter Munya has lashed out at the Keya Tea Development Agency for utilizing the court to disappoint him as he manages his work. Munya blamed KTDA for utilizing the court framework to keep government from busy. "KTDA has legal disputes all over the place and it is spending ranchers' cash on costly legal advisors. This beast called KTDA has been developing and is putting rancher's cash in a wide range of plans," he said. The CS talked on Wednesday during a gathering with partners in SACCO sub-area
For years,small scale tea producers have been crying of poor pay. Despite their hardwork and daily struggles,still the payment has remained to be poor. What worries most is the reports from the Kenya Tea and Development Agency that tea farmers are likely to lose millions of money again. According to the reports seen by Business Daily,the new tax will reduce small scale tea farmers earnings. This is because tea companies will be required to remit one per cent of their gross turnover every month to the taxman.
The Nyeri senator Ephraim Maina today congratulated the head of state Uhuru Kenyatta for passing the executive order that will see farmers in tea and coffee sector benefit to a large extent.
Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya Speaking at Kairuri Ground to coffee farmers in Embu North Sub-county. Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has vowed to punish Kenya Tea Development Agency’s factory managements who have filed cases against the newly established tea regulations. Munya regretted that despite overwhelming support of the regulations which are aimed to reform the tea sector against exploitation some KTDA managements including Mungania Tea Factory in Embu have challenged them in court.
Tea growing has been one of the major source of income to the Kenyan economy over many years now.This has encouraged farmers to embrace tea growing especially in the Kenyan highlands where the conditions are favourable.However it has been realized that The Kenya Tea Development Agency(KTDA)has been robbing the shareholders in many ways.The cartel handles betweeen 160-200 million kilos of tea annually where they sell it locally or export and the farmers get paid in return About 60% of that processed tea is sold
Wednesday 24 march, a court ruling was made which suspended the president's executive order to have all Kenya Tea Development Agency to elect directors by Wednesday 12th may in all it's companies.
Senior supervisors and board members from the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) can go home when public authorities begin an investigation into office responsibilities.
President Uhuru Kenyatta during a past national address.President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sued by the Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Ltd (KTDA) after the Head of State orders on the elections for the directors of the tea factory.
After the Munya report was presented to the government, the Senate has finally passed the motion on the report. The tea farmers who are under the Kenya Tea Development Agency(KTDA) will have their demands meet. For the longest period KTDA has given tea farmers irregulary payment rates which has caused profits and losses. In most times, farmer incurr losses as they are not able to cover debts and loans. They also don't get to manage their farms with ease as the input is great than the output. With these reforms