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    S. Sudan traders now system to ditch Mombasa port for Djibouti route

    Economic climate S. Sudan traders now system to ditch Mombasa port for Djibouti route Friday July 01 2022 A Container Terminal in just the Port of Mombasa. Photograph | KEVIN ODIT | NMG The Port of Mombasa is staring at a new menace from South Sudan, with fresh new clamour to transfer enterprise to the Djibouti route, in what will deny Kenya revenue on 1.1 million tonnes of cargo that the facility handles each year. Mombasa has been the key route for all consignments destined to the landlocked state and South Sudan now says Port of Djibouti is shorter. “We are in talks with Djibouti authorities so that we can…

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    KRA staff to wear cameras in war against kickbacks

    Economy KRA staff to wear cameras in war against kickbacks Wednesday June 22 2022 Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner-General Githii Mburu. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) workers will start body-worn cameras in the latest bid to curb tax cheating and crack down on staff bribery that abets duty evasion. The cameras, popularly known as bodycams, will be used mainly by staff who work in the domestic tax department and customs and border control in the latest effort by authorities to fight corruption. Some KRA staff have been accused of helping to fraudulently clear cargo and alter tax returns to help people dodge duty payments. This has seen…