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How safe is the food on your plate?

It can take up to three months or even more for food to travel from the farm to table. “The longer this supply chain, the less control you have over the product and the harder it is to maintain quality and safety.”

19 Sep 2017

Negotiations for a single continental market for goods and services on track

Continental Free Trade Area negotiations are expected to conclude at the end of 2017 with a firm policy in place to benefit all countries in Africa and reduce poverty...

1 Aug 2017

Cartel conduct under investigation in Kenya

Leniency for cartel conduct in Kenya has unique elements, according to pan-African law firm Bowman's...

24 Jul 2017

Kenya's horticulture sector to undergo major changes as new standard comes into play

According to FPEAK Chairman, Apollo Owuor, Kenya's horticulture sector is set to undergo major changes as the country fights to consolidate its international markets...

28 Jun 2017

4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

27 Sep 2016

Uncertainty about transfer pricing rules in Africa a concern for foreign companies

Companies doing business in Africa face several uncertainties, including how tax authorities will handle transfer pricing (TP). It is vital that organisations prepare comprehensive documentation to demonstrate their application of the arm's length principle and the procedures followed.

5 Apr 2011

Kenya: MPs pass law to fix prices

Kenya's parliament approved a law on Wednesday (23 June 2010) to fix the maximum prices of food and fuel. Under the new bill the finance minister would be allowed to cap prices for basic goods such as maize, sugar, rice, wheat, petrol, and cooking fat.

28 Jun 2010

LG pushes for Anti-Counterfeit Bill in Kenya

LG is pushing for the enactment of the Anti-Counterfeit Bill into law as a measure to fight peddling of counterfeit goods such as cellphone handsets and associated gadgets in Kenya.

23 Jan 2009