Monthly Archives: March 2014

Finally it’s a sigh of relief on EAC EU EPA negotiations

The giant outstanding issues on the EAC EU Economic partnership Agreement negotiations have finally been agreed upon following an EAC – EU technical experts and Senior officials meeting that took place from 24th – 27th March 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Posted in March Issue 4 2014 |

Brussels Airport a preferred “Flower Hub”

The Kenya Flower Council attended a stakeholder’s forum organized by Brussels Airport to promote their Airport as a preferred “Flower Hub” on March 25, 2014 at a Nairobi Hotel. Nathan De Valck, cargo account manager Brussels Airport said Brussels Airport … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 4 2014 |

Kenya, to be the feature Country at the Smithsonian Forklife Festival

The Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts organized a breakfast meeting at the National Museum  to appraise stakeholders on the state of the preparedness for the showcase, planned activities and the way forward for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2014. … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 4 2014 |

Roses transported by ship display good keeping quality

Roses that spend weeks being shipped by sea transport can retain their quality just as well or even better than roses shipped as air freight. This has been demonstrated by intensive, repeated tests conducted on roses shipped from Kenya in … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 4 2014 |

EAC EU EPA: Kenya team set for the negotiations next week

The Kenyan team has agreed on a national framework for  EAC EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs) negotiations ahead of the EAC – EU Senior officials meeting to be held next week from 24th – 27th March 2014 in Kenya.  This … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2014 |

Government committed to conclude EAC EU EPA negotiations

Led by the Chairman, Mr. Richard Fox the Kenya Flower Council (KFC) met with the Cabinet Secretary Treasury, Mr. Henry Rotich, to discuss the status of the EAC EU economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs). According to Mr. Rotich the government is … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2014 |

KRA allows for reversion back to the manual tax filing system

Through a legal notice published in the Daily Nation of Thursday March 20, 2014, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has asked all the tax payers who are unable to obtain Registration Numbers (PRNS) or e-slips through i-tax to make payments … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2014 |

KFC to hold a consultative workshop on communication strategy baseline survey findings and develop guidelines to deal with sexual harassment in flower farms

The Kenya Flower Council (KFC) in collaboration with Workers Rights Watch will hold a consultative workshop on April 8, 2014 at Methodist Guest House Nairobi to discuss the communication strategy baseline survey findings under the National Mechanism for industry-wide Compliance … Continue reading

Posted in March Issue 3 2014 |

How about celebrating the Secretary’s Day 2014 in Kenya?

The Secretaries Day also known as Administrative Professionals’ Day or Admin Day will be observed on 23rd April 2014.  Kenya has not been keen on celebrating the day which is meant to appreciate the support staff in the work places.

Posted in March Issue 3 2014 |

EAC EU EPA update

The EAC EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiation meeting for the Technical experts and Senior officials will take place on 24th to 27th March in Nairobi Kenya.

Posted in March Issue 2 2014 |