Articles by Alice Mukami Kuria


5 years ago

Challenges Of Bee Farming In Kenya

Beekeeping in Kenya used to be a rural enterprise which contributed significantly to improved livelihoods of most rural communities in Kenya. Now it is a commercial industry that has really grown since many industries are using bee products. A National Beekeeping Policy in Kenya has been put in place and a monitoring plan highlighting best practices in the honey industry, with quality and standards as the core objects. The quality assurance laboratory at the National Beekeeping Station in Kenya is now fully equipped to offer analytical services in honey residues to all the players in the ho  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN KENYA

WHAT ARE ROLES OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN KENYA IN THE FINANANCIAL MARKET

    A financial institution is a company other than a bank which carries on or proposes to carry on financial business and includes any other company which minister may be by notice in the Gazette, declared to be a financial institution. It is possible for a company to start as a financial institution and then later apply for this status. If the minister accepts, then it becomes a financial institution. Financial institution accepts money from the public as deposits.

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5 years ago

THE PROCEDURES THAT A COMPANY SHOULD FOLLOW TO BECOME LISTED IN THE STOCK EXCHANGE IN KENYA

The membership of the stock exchange entitles a company to transact the business in the listed securities. Only representatives can enter the floor of the stock exchange to transact the business.  In Kenya a member is required to pay certain fees in the form of entrance fee, membership deposit and annual subscription. The company is required to obtain license from the Capital Market Authority. Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) in Kenya is still small and somewhat speculative, currently only about 50 companies are quoted as there are some restrictions for the listing of the companies in the   Continue reading ...