Malaba (Kenya)

Type: City
Name: Malaba (Kenya)
Country: Kenya
Latitude: .63
Longitude: 34.27
population: 8,383
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

TRUCKING INDUSTRY NEWS * East Africa Countries: Kenya

* Kenia - Delays, corruption impinge on trucking efficiency in East Africa [Photo by Rajab Ramah / Sabahi - A security officer inspects an oil tanker as it prepares to go through a weighbridge at Mlolongo, Kenya on July 2, 2014] Nairobi,Kenya ... [Published Trucks World News - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Kenya, Bribery, Nairobi
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

New tax system boosts Kenya, Uganda revenue

KENYAN and Ugandan revenue authorities have increased collections since the launch of the single customs territory.KRA Commissioner Customs Services Beatrice Memo said Kenya has improved its revenue by 15 per and the URA by 18 per cent.She was speaking ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Kenya Begins New Standard Rail Before September Ends

Nairobi — The much awaited construction of the $4 billion Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Mombasa to Nairobi is slated for kickoff at the end of September.The line is expected to be extended to Malaba, into Uganda and ultimately to Kigali in Rwanda ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Business: Why key public projects have stalled

A construction site. The road construction sub-sector is one of the areas that is hardest-hit by delays. (PHOTO: FILE/STANDARD)Kenya: A number of key infrastructure projects have lagged behind schedule due to multiple issues plaguing the sector.Most of ... [Published East African Standard - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

18 people arrested for boycotting census

Police in Bulambuli District are holding 18 people for allegedly shunning the National Population and Housing Census which started yesterday.According to police, the suspects belong to a religious cult referred to as triple 666 or Engiri that forbids ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kenyan clearing agents close border

TORORO/MALABA- Business at Malaba border came to a stand still for about six hours on Tuesday after Kenyan clearing agents closed the border paralysing the traffic to much of the Great Lakes Region.The agents were protesting the arrest of a Kenyan Revenue ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Senegal closes border over Ebola

By BBCSenegal has closed its border with Guinea because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, despite warnings that such measures are counterproductive.Senegal also banned flights and ships from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – the three worst-hit ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry not ready to handle Ebola

By NATION TEAMMore byThe Health Ministry’s preparedness in the fight against Ebola is worrying despite assurances from top officials.A day after the Nation highlighted how ill-equipped officers manning borderpoints at Busia, Malaba and Namanga were, the ... [Published Daily Nation - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Of Porous Borders, Graft and a Plague

[The Star]West African travellers from the nations where Ebola has killed more than 1,000 people (including doctors, nurses and paramedics) are now getting into Kenya from Uganda at Busia and Malaba, since they can no longer do so through JKIA, Nairo ... [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya ranked fourth in East Africa Logistics Performance survey

PS Transport Nduva Muli noted that despite governments commitment to improving infrastructure there is still need to have cooperation from all industry players (file)By Regina ManyaraKenya is ranked fourth with a score of 2.82 while Rwanda is ranked first ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

West Africans flood in Kenya via Busia and Malaba borders

Travellers from West African countries where Ebola has killed hundreds have devised ways of getting into Kenya through Busia and Malaba since they are barred from entering the country through the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. ... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Report of West Africans in Busia Untrue - Macharia

[Capital FM]Nairobi -Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has refuted media reports that travellers from West African countries are entering Kenya through the Busia and Malaba border points.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201408210205.html ... [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]

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...could increase their yearly mileage by at least 20,000 kilometres, which would translate to more and cheaper consumer goods on the market. "We estimate that reducing needless delays [at ports] and in turn improving logistical performance by 50% at EAC borders would cut transport prices and increase [trade] about 15%, which will translate to a 5% growth in GDP" he told Sabahi , calling on EAC member states to remove excessive bureaucracies that have been blamed to be at the root of the poor performance
"We have witnessed an increase in revenue not because there are more cargo trucks but as a result of trucks making more trips while delivering cargo. We see this as a positive for the system and we will ensure it is fully operational" Kamajungo said
"We felt it was important to bring onon board the National Land Commission that will help in fast tracking the land buying process for the project. So far we are back on track and everything is on schedule. Equipment for the works arrived weeks ago and what we are currently doing is carrying out a local recruitment process, training personnel to ensure that everything is ready and set" said Transport Principal Secretary Nduva Muli in Mombasa
"In some areas the Government is facing challenges in terms of land grabbing, where public land has been grabbed by private developers. The purported beneficiaries always rush to courts to seek legal redress against the Government whenever the latter moves to reclaim the resource. The legal suits take long before they are determined, thus delaying the projects " she added

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New tax system boosts Kenya, Uganda revenue [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 15 2014]
EAC boss decries non-tariff barriers within Com... [Published New Vision - Sep 14 2014]
Kenya: Kenya Begins New Standard Rail Before Se... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 08 2014]
Business: Why key public projects have stalled [Published East African Standard - Sep 08 2014]
Kenya: State House car released after logbook i... [Published East African Standard - Sep 04 2014]
Worst Ebola outbreak in history ravages African... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 01 2014]
Greedy Opportunists Must Not Delay Public Works [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 30 2014]
18 people arrested for boycotting census [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 29 2014]
Kenyan clearing agents close border [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 28 2014]
Talks on Shs2 trillion railway contract stall [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 26 2014]
Ministry not ready to handle Ebola [Published Daily Nation - Aug 22 2014]
Senegal closes border over Ebola [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 22 2014]
Africa's high-tech boom boosts the continent's ... [Published MediaClubSouthAfrica.com - Aug 22 2014]
Of Porous Borders, Graft and a Plague [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
West Africans flood in Kenya via Busia and Mala... [Published Tanzania Citizen - Aug 21 2014]
Kenya ranked fourth in East Africa Logistics Pe... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 21 2014]
Report of West Africans in Busia Untrue - Macharia [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
Of porous borders, graft and a plague [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 21 2014]
Border points lack Ebola test kits - VIDEO [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
Road set for upgrade to curb crashes [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
Report of West Africans in Busia untrue – Macharia [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Aug 20 2014]
Impending Disaster As West Africans Flood In At... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Infrastructure upgrades doing little to improve... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 20 2014]
Ebola scare as 122 West Africans pass [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 20 2014]
Devolving education would lower quality - CS [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 20 2014]
Ebola scare as 122 West Africans exit Busia, Ma... [Published News24 - Aug 20 2014]
Kenya Airways : West Africans flood in at Busia... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Bungoma, Busia on Ebola high alert [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 19 2014]
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