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Category: Businesss

Jul 10
Ready to Turn Frost into Fortune? Check Out These Profitable Business Ideas for Chilly Months.

As the cold season blankets during July and August, a unique window of opportunity opens for enterprising individuals. The dip in temperatures brings with it specific consumer needs and preferences, creating a fertile ground for seasonal businesses. The demand for warm clothing and accessories surges as temperatures drop. Knitted goods like scarves, hats, gloves, and […]

Jul 09
Are You a Business Owner? Here’s How to Prevent Looting During Social Unrests – Check Out This Guide Today!.

  The recent anti-Finance Bill protests in Kenya, which saw a significant amount of looting and destruction of businesses, have left many entrepreneurs grappling with the aftermath. As business owners strive to rebuild and recover, it’s crucial to glean valuable lessons from these events to better prepare for and mitigate the impact of similar occurrences […]

May 31
From Fruit to Footwear: Meet the Kenyans Turning Pineapple Waste into Shoes and Handbags.

Pine Kazi is a Kenyan company founded by three Africa Nazarene University alumni: Olivia Awuor, Mike Langat, and Angela Musyoka. Olivia Awuor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the company, which focuses on creating eco-friendly shoes from pineapple waste. Founded in 2019, the company collaborates with unemployed youth, contracting them to collect discarded pineapple […]

May 29
Embu High Court Grants Temporary Reprieve, Suspends Muguka Ban Amidst Legal Battle.

  Muguka farmers and traders in Embu have been granted a reprieve after the High Court temporarily suspended the Muguka ban imposed by the coastal counties of Mombasa, Kilifi, and Taita Taveta. The interim orders were issued by Embu High Court Judge Lucy Njuguna pending the hearing and determination of the petition filed by the […]

May 28
President Ruto Declares Muguka Ban in Mombasa and Kilifi Counties Null and Void.

In response to mounting concerns over the recent ban on muguka by certain counties, President William Ruto convened a crucial meeting with the leadership of Embu County. The discussions, held at State House, Nairobi on Monday, aimed to address the legislative and economic implications of the ban and find a resolution that balances local governance […]

May 27
Meru and Embu Contemplate Future of Miraa and Muguka Following Coastal Ban.

The future of miraa and muguka farming in the Mount Kenya region faces uncertainty as farmers grapple with the aftermath of bans imposed in several counties. Miraa, also known as khat, and muguka are widely cultivated stimulant crops in Meru and Embu. Farmers, traders, transporters, and other stakeholders have relied on the proceeds from these […]

May 15
Blow to Muguka and Miraa Traders as Mombasa MPs Enforce Supply Ban.

In a bold move, Mombasa’s lawmakers have called for a total ban on the supply of Muguka and Miraa within the county, setting the stage for a significant clash with their counterparts in Meru and Embu. During a press conference at Parliament Buildings, six legislators from Mombasa County labeled these stimulant cash crops as drugs, […]

May 01
Embu County Governor Enforces Immediate Ban on Scrap Metal Trade Amidst Vandalism Concerns.

Embu County Governor Cecily Mbarire has banned scrap metal business in the county with immediate effect.Governor Mbarire on Tuesday said no scrap metal dealer will be allowed to operate in the county until fresh vetting is done and completed.   Mbarire said the move was necessitated by a rise in vandalism, where people were stealing […]

Apr 26
From Karai to Cash: Meet Francis wa Mahindi Choma, Embu’s Rising Entrepreneur.

In just a year, Francis, affectionately known as Francis wa Mahindi Choma, has turned his simple karai and jiko into a thriving business venture in the bustling streets of Embu. Originally from Tharaka, Francis’s journey to success is a testament to resilience and entrepreneurship. Despite humble beginnings, he now earns between Ksh 600 and 1000 […]

Apr 23
Considering joining a SACCO in Kenya? 🤔 Here are 6 downsides you should know about before making your decision!.

Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisations (SACCOs) have gained popularity as a means for individuals to save money, access credit, and invest collectively. These member-owned financial institutions offer numerous benefits, including competitive interest rates, personalized services, and a sense of community. However, before diving into membership, it’s essential to be aware of the challenges and downsides […]