Bill to remove East African trade barriers sails through

Proposed law seeks to effect protocol on establishing a regional customs union

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KFC on the defence amid global fearsBy DOREEN WAINAINAH in Nairobi | Monday, March 23  2015 at  17:35

People take food at a Nairobi KFC outlet. Global fast food chains have come under international pressure over the heavy use of human antibiotics while rearing chicken. FILE  | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Fast food chains under international pressure over use of human antibiotics in rearing chicken

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Diplomatic row forces Kenya Airways to cut flights to TanzaniaBy VINCENT ACHUKA | Friday, March 20  2015 at  10:06

A Kenya Airways jet taking off from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

The airline has reduced weekly flights to Dar es Salaam from 42 to 14

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Cote d'Ivoire forecasts double-digit growth for 2015By AFP | Wednesday, March 18  2015 at  11:26

Cocoa beans harvested from a plantation in Cote d'Ivoire, the world's top global producer. The country wants to increase the local processing of the crop from 35 per cent to 60 per cent. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

The State is making massive investments in agriculture, infrastructure and power generation

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Nigeria oil refineries to raise production after repairBy MOHAMMED MOMOH in Abuja | Sunday, March 15  2015 at  14:08

A woman walks along an oil pipeline in Warri, Nigeria. The country's oil refineries are undergoing repairs to raise their production capacity. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

SAIPEM to complete turnaround maintenance by end of March

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